- The year of the High Roller
financial results of Australian media and gambling company PBL
Limited have revealed a substantial dent in casino earnings for year
to December 2004. And the main reason for the reduced revenue was winning
streak enjoyed by high rollers just before Christmas.
story reported in The Age, ‘PBL Hit as High Rollers Beat the
Odds February 25 2005’ revealed that a hot streak by high
roller Baccarat players at PBL’s Crown Casino toward the end of
the year, dragged Crown’s annual Baccarat house take rate down to
0.86%, compared to the usual 1.35% (and a whopping 1.74% in 2003).
The lucky high rollers pillaged Crown to the tune of $43
million to have a very happy Christmas indeed.
Casino in Melbourne is one of the world’s best known high roller
casinos and traditionally makes a substantial portion of their
revenue from big players playing in their Mahogany room and private
nice to see the casinos getting a taste of their own medicine for a
change…if only for a brief time.
the online high rollers out there, you might want to check out the
following high limit online casinos: