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SkyCity’s development program holds significant risk: Analyst

A leading New Zealand broker has given the thumbs up to SkyCity Entertainment’s development program but noted that the company will struggle to earn...

Racing industry changes still met with opposition

Opposition to the New Zealand government’s radical changes to the racing industry has resurfaced after many months of behind the scenes discussions and negotiations.The...

Deconstruction work on Skycity convention center to begin soon

Demolition work on the upper floors and roof of SkyCity’s partly built-but-burnt-out convention center in downtown Auckland is set to begin shortly.About 200 workers...

NZ regulator delays decision on SkyCity EGM swap

New Zealand’s gaming regulator has reserved its decision on SkyCity Hamilton’s application to swap three blackjack tables for 60 electronic gaming machines, following a...

Timaru District struggles with gaming machine limits

Timaru District councillors voted to keep the number of gaming machines for new venues limited to seven, a lower limit than the Gambling Act allows.

SkyCity insurance policy covers fire at the convention center

SkyCity Entertainment has confirmed that its insurance policy covers damage from the fire which struck its convention center in Auckland.In a statement to the...

SkyCity wants to swap blackjack tables for slots

SkyCity Entertainment Limited will be going before the New Zealand gambling regulator on Tuesday to seek permission to swap gambling tables for gaming machines...

New Zealand racing revenues down 3.1 percent for 2018-2019 fiscal year

New Zealand’s Racing Industry Transition Agency (RITA) reported revenues of NZD$348 million (about US$159 million) for the fiscal year ending July 31, a figure which was 3.1 percent lower than the previous year.

SkyCity board member to resign over fire-hit project

SkyCity Entertainment Group announced on Monday that Richard Didsbury would resign from its board of directors in connection with the October 22 fire that hit the New Zealand International Convention Centre (NZICC) project in Auckland.

SkyCity trading update short on financial detail

SkyCity Entertainment confirmed this morning that it would be unlikely to host any events at its fire-damaged international convention center in 2021. This would...

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