Australia: The Star agrees new flat rate tax deal as Sydney partially reopens Phil, G3 Newswire · June 3, 2020 at 7:17 am Australian casino giant Star Entertainment and the NSW Government have reached agreement on gaming taxes applicable to The Star Sydney until the end of FY2041. The current gaming tax arrangements will apply in FY2021. New 20-year arrangements commence in FY2022 comprising flat rates of tax as a percentage of revenue. The International VIP Rebate business and the domestic rebate business gaming tax remains unchanged at 10 per cent of revenue. The Star has also reached agreement with the NSW Government on key issues which provide regulatory certainty, including an agreement to preserve The Star Sydney as the exclusive casino provider of electronic gaming machines (EGMs) in the two casino Sydney market.