Game Types Bonuses Slots More
Online Casinos Poker Bingo Games Lotteries Sports & Racebooks Fantasy Sports Forex Betting Exchanges Spread Betting Binary Options Live Dealers
Weekly Newsletter Online Gaming News Payment Methods Gaming Software Gaming Site Owners Gaming Jurisdictions Edit Preferences Search

No Hope for New Zealand Casino

27 Jan 2006

NEW ZEALAND – As reported by the New Zealand Stuff: "SkyCity managing director Evan Davies would love to run a casino in Wellington and Mayor Kerry Prendergast believes one would add to the capital's attractions.

"But neither is likely to see their wish fulfilled - at least in the short-term. The 2003 Gambling Act outlaws any new casinos. Wellington is the only major city without one - with Auckland, Christchurch, Dunedin, Hamilton and Queenstown the existing venues.

"Asked whether he would be interested in operating a Wellington casino should the law change, Mr Davies replied: 'Yes, certainly.'

"…SkyCity was central Auckland's largest ratepayer, he said, as well as its biggest employer, the largest provider of four and five-star hotel accommodation and the biggest car park operator…"

About Us | Advertising | Publications | Land Casinos