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SkyCity Casino Workers Strike Goes on for Second Weekend

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SkyCity Casino workers operating in the company’s New Zealand-based venues went on strike for a second consecutive weekend between 7 and 8 September. The workers, who have been looking to get a raise in pay rates for weekend and night work, undertook action after their union (Unite) and SkyCity representatives were unable to reach an […]

Sinking Lid Pokie Policy Will Not Be Implemented in the Waipā District

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It seems that the Waipā District Council does not believe that the sinking lid rule should be added to the active gambling policy in the municipality. This comes after a committee meeting was held to determine whether or not amendments should be made to the current governing policy. Only two members of the committee voted […]

New Zealand Racing Industry Reform Coming in Early 2020

The New Zealand racing industry is looking to introduce a reform in current gambling legislation which would allow it to increase its share of national pokie machines, in addition to introducing gambling on virtual horse races. Currently, only the Totalisator Agency Board (TAB) is able to operate more than 10% of pokie machines across the […]