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John Allen Hands in Resignation as New Zealand Racing Authority CEO

John Allen resigns

John Allen has handed in his resignation as the CEO of Racing Industry Transition Authority (RITA). He had been in this position for four years since the change of replacing the New Zealand Racing Board. According to a statement he made, he mentioned that this was a personal decision, and it comes at the right […]

Anti-Gambling Campaigners Suggest Public Consultation on NZ Gambling Advertising Ban

Anti-Gambling Campaigners Ad Ban

Anti-gambling campaigners are asking the authorities and the public to consider banning gambling ads. However, they are also willing to consider having warning labels on gambling advertising. Most of the gambling ads are not explicitly recognise them to be promoting gambling. This means that many people will not be able to identify them as gambling […]

SkyCity Shows Concern Over Crown Resorts Investigation

SkyCity concerns about crown resorts investigation

SkyCity Entertainment owns three casinos with two in New Zealand and one in Adelaide Australia. In the past days, there have been revelations that the big Australian casino operator, Crown Resort was involved with junket operators that are supported by powerful crime gangs. As a result, the Australian casino is under inquiry by law enforcement […]

Southland Residents Seek Help from Problem Gambling Organisations

91 Southland residents approach problem gambling organisations

It has been reported that about 91 Southlanders have asked for help with their gambling addiction for the first time. This happened in the fiscal year of 2017/18, which increased the number of people seeking help to 159. However, it is believed that the number of people who are struggling and need help could be […]