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SkyCity outlines Auckland enhancement projects

SkyCity Entertainment has outlined upgrades to its Auckland entertainment complex to draw in domestic visitors in the absence of international tourists.

SkyCity doesn’t expect normality until 2022

SkyCity Entertainment Group says it doesn't expect to be back to full strength until 2022 and has prepared the business for the eventuality of further Covid-19 lockdowns.
Jacinda Ardern

Greens seen as gambling wild card in NZ elections

New Zealand’s main political parties are unlikely to change the gambling landscape post general elections that end on Saturday, although the picture may be different if the hard left Green Party becomes part of the government.

Auckland Council votes to keep the lid on pokies

Auckland Council has voted to keep its sinking lid policy for pokie machines in the region. Deputy Chair Josephine Bartley said it was the only option the council had to prevent new pokie machine venues from opening.
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Leadstar Media expands in NZ, eyes Australia

iGaming affiliate Leadstar Media has expanded into the New Zealand market, with Australia soon to follow. the Stockholm-based affiliate launched MyBettingsites.com in November last year and it now incorporates seven countries.
SkyCity Auckland set to operate without restrictions

SkyCity Auckland set to operate without restrictions

From Thursday, SkyCity Auckland will be permitted to operate without any Covid-19 related restrictions such as social distancing or limitations on the size of...
Condensed timetables boost sports betting at TAB NZ

Condensed timetables boost sports betting at TAB NZ

TAB NZ said sports betting turnover in August jumped 36 percent, helped by a condensed sporting calendar, with seasons overlapping when normally they would not.
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Covid-19 restrictions dropped for SkyCity properties outside Auckland

SkyCity Entertainment has announced that, except for Auckland, Covid-19 restrictions will no longer be necessary at its New Zealand properties. This means that the firm’s...
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SkyCity battles through adversity

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