Qld orders crown, echo meeting

Premier calls for talks, urges end to fight over second Brisbane casino.

Less than a week after Crown Ltd received provisional approval from the New South Wales (NSW) to break Echo Entertainment Group Ltd's Sydney casino monopoly, acting Queensland premier Jeff Seeney has called the two companies to meet with state representatives over a potential second casino in Brisbane, according to The Australian Financial Review.

The call for a meeting came one day after Crown chairman James Packer called Echo's Queensland casino operations a “disgrace”.

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