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Legislator pushes for facial recognition systems

  New Zealand parliamentarian Te Ururoa Flavell urged colleagues considing his Gambling Amendment Bill to push for the introduction of technology that would require electronic...

Parents leave more kids outside SkyCity

  Officials recorded a steep rise in incidents of children left unattended around the SkyCity casino in Auckland in 2012. Newly released figures showed a...

TAB closing phone betting center

  TAB, New Zealand's monopoly betting service, will cut 50 jobs in Auckland when it closes a phone betting center as it consolidates operations with...

Thousands make submissions on TAB and pokie venues

  The Auckland Council has received more than 9,500 submissions from individuals, sports clubs, anti-gambling groups, community clubs and gaming trusts for its gambling venue...

Health provider takes on Lotteries Commission

  A small Maori health organization that reported a rise in gambling problems due to the Lotto in 2009 has alleged that there is a...

New Zealand pokies take a 3.1 pct hit

  Kiwi expenditure on gaming machines dropped by USD$ 22.8 million last year, taking a 3.1 percent hit. According to figures released by the Department...

New Zealand punters spent USD $1.77 billion

Data revealed by the New Zealand authorities shows that in the year to June 2012, punters spent a total of USD $1.77 billion on...

SkyCity Auckland confirms plans to increase floorspace

SkyCity (SKC:NZX) is seeking Government approval for more gaming machines in return for building a $350 million national convention centre.  However, the company says...

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