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SkyCity gets government warning over online ad

SkyCity Entertainment was given a formal warning by the Department of Internal Affairs for breaching the Gambling Act after it emailed loyalty customers in March, saying that its online casino was still open for business despite the Covid-19 lockdown.

Jumbo donates 10,000 masks to Philippines and Cambodia

Jumbo Technology is donating a total of 10,000 masks to the Philippines and Cambodia in its first round of medical funding and donations.  “Countries have...

NZ launches gambling harm app

New Zealand has launched a mobile app aimed at curbing problem gambling in collaboration with the Deakin University in Australia. 

SkyCity keeps overweight rating after refinancing moves announced

SkyCity Entertainment has kept its overweight rating from New Zealand’s leading brokerage house after announcing plans to restructure its balance sheet including raising new...

SkyCity raises more equity and refinances to maintain liquidity

SkyCity Entertainment is raising $230 million in new equity, fresh debt of $160 million, and has renegotiated its banking facilities to strengthen its balance...

NZ to lift all COVID-19 restrictions from midnight

With no active cases of the coronavirus left in New Zealand and no new cases in a fortnight, New Zealand will be removing all...

New Zealand to consider further relaxing COVID-19 restrictions

New Zealand’s government will decide today whether to relax the country’s covid 19 restrictions to the lowest level after 16 days of no new...

SkyCity’s bid to swap gaming tables for EGMs rejected

SkyCity has lost its bid to swap three blackjack tables for sixty gaming machines at its Hamilton casino, with the Gambling Commission turning down...

SkyCity shares reopening experience as business picks up

As casinos in Las Vegas begin to open their doors, SkyCity Entertainment recounts its experience as one of the first properties to open in the Asia Pacific region, saying the industry needs to make sure it’s sharing ideas and learning to ensure the doors stay open.

Matthew Ballesty

Executive general manager gaming, SkyCity

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