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NATE SILVER: ONE OF TIME MAGAZINE’S MOST INFLUENTIAL PEOPLE - 25 January 2013
Melbourne, Australia. Tuesday 22 January 2013. Crown can today announce that one of the world’s most influential political forecasters, also a renowned statistician, sabermetrician, psephologist, writer and semi-professional poker player, Nate Silver, will be arriving on Friday 25 January 2013, as Crown’s special guest to attend the Aussie Millions Poker Championship.
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CROWN’S ROYAL FLUSH WELCOME - 25 January 2013
Melbourne, Australia. Friday 25 January 2013. Crown will again be welcoming some of the world’s greatest poker players from around the globe to celebrate what is set to be the biggest and most exciting championship to date, at the official 2013 Aussie Millions ‘Welcome Party’ on Sunday 28 January at Lumia at The West End.
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SNAKES, DRAGONS, LIONS AND FIREWORKS TO LIGHT UP THE RIVERWALK AT CROWN’S CHINESE NEW YEAR FESTIVAL - 21 January 2013
Melbourne, Australia. January 2013. Crown’s Chinese New Year Festival and Riverwalk Hawker’s Bazaar has become an annual tradition in Melbourne’s Lunar New Year celebrations. Now in its eleventh year, the festival has expanded its offering and still attracts over 100,000 visitors per day filling the Crown Riverwalk from Friday 8 February until Sunday 10 February from 11am until 11pm, daily. Admission is free.
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CROWN STATEMENT - 16 November 2012
Crown has been advised of the jury’s verdict and is considering its implications. 
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Crown has been advised of the jury’s verdict and is considering its implications.

Accordingly, Crown is not in a position to comment at this stage.

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Gary O’Neill
EGM - Government and Media Relations Crown Melbourne Limited
T: +61 3 9292 5557
M: +61 401 144 692
E: garyo@crownmelbourne.com.au 

BIG MONEY FOR INTERNATIONAL AND LOCAL RAIDERS AT CROWN’S EMIRATES MELBOURNE CUP CALL OF THE CARD - 05 November 2012
At the traditional Crown Victorian Club ‘Call of the Card’ held today at Crown Melbourne. 
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Monday 5 November 2012. Melbourne, Australia. At the traditional Crown Victorian Club ‘Call of the Card’ held today at Crown Melbourne, a capacity crowd of 1300 guests witnessed an avalanche of big bets for many of the international horses in Australia’s most famous race.

The visiting French Melbourne Cup reigning champion, Dunaden was backed to win over $1 million including a single bet to win $350,000.

Of the more favoured horses 2012 Caulfield Cup place getter, Lights of Heaven backed to win over $1.6 million, Gai Waterhouse’s Glencadam Gold backed to win over $1 million, local Hawkes family trained galloper Niwot backed to win over $1.25 million and English trained, My Quest for Peace backed to win over $650,000.

The four bookmakers were in a big betting mood and met all the challenges that the punters put to them with over $750,000 wagered in a torrid afternoon of action. So strong were the four bookies that only four horses firmed in the market. These horses are Luca Cumani’s, My Quest for Peace $21 - $20, Lexus Stakes winner Kelinni $26-$21, Lloyd William’s Mourayan $26 - $21 and Glencadem Gold $51 - $41.

The four bookmakers operating at the 2012 Call of the Card were Tom Waterhouse, Steve McHenry (Surebet), Alan Eskander (Betstar) and Greg Engellenger (Winbet).

The biggest individual bets were:

Niwot
Lights of Heaven Glencadam Gold Glencadam Gold Dunaden
Lights of Heaven Red Cadeaux

The best backed Lights of Heaven Glencadam Gold Niwot

$700,000 to $10,000
$500,000 to $25,000
$500,000 to $10,000, each way $400,000 to $10,000, each way $350,000 to $50,000
$300,000 to $15,000
$200,000 to $10,000, each way

horses were:
backed to win $1.6 million at $21

My Quest for Peace Kelinni

backed to win $1 million at $51, closing price $41 backed to win $1.25 million at $71
backed to win $650,000 at $21, closing price $20 backed to win $600,000 at $26, closing price $21

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For further media information, images or interviews please contact:

Jodi Crocker
Media Relations Manager
Crown Melbourne Limited
T. +61 3 9292 8672
M. +61 403 026 600
E. jodic@crownmelbourne.com.au

Ann Peacock
General Manager - Public Relations Crown Melbourne Limited
T. +61 3 9292 8607
M. +61 412 334 614
Email: annp@crownmelbourne.com.au 

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