Morrison Exits Adelaide

The general manager of SkyCity’s Adelaide Casino has resigned his role effective December 31. Aaron Morrison, who made the announcement via the Australian Stock Exchange, said he is leaving for personal reasons.

Aaron Morrison, general manager of SkyCity Casino in Adelaide, the coastal capital of South Australia, abruptly resigned last week, citing family issues. Morrison made the announcement through the Australian Stock Exchange.

SkyCity Chief Executive Nigel Morrison thanked Morrison for his six years of service.

SkyCity Entertainment Group bought the Adelaide casino in 2000, reported the website It has the only table gaming license in the state, with a monopoly on the tables that will continue until 2035. It has plenty of competition when it comes to slot machines, however: almost 500 clubs and hotels offer more than 12,000 slots. The SkyCity casino has 90 gaming tables and almost 1,000 slot machines.

According to the website, SkyCity has completed just $50 million of a planned $600 million renovation and has reported “disappointing results economically, with stalled earning against rising expenses.”