Connect with us
NSoft

Latest News

New Zealand’s SkyCity Casino to help problem gamblers

Published

on

SkyCity Casino, one of the largest casinos in New Zealand based in Auckland, has started offering help services to support problem gamblers.

The company’s spokesperson said:

“This is the largest casino in the country where problem gambling takes place. That’s why we are here so we can see those who need help, who are gambling on gaming machines.”

There are 1140 gaming venues across the country, 3.4 per cent less than before, latest stats show there is still a higher amount of monies spent at 15,000 gaming machines.

“We see ourselves as having a real responsibility in ensuring that those people who do come to our properties enjoy their time and see gambling as a form of entertainment and have fun with it,” said SkyCity Casino Support Services General Manager, Callum Mallet.

Pacific Islander adults have the highest gambling problem at 7.6 per cent, second is Māori at 6.3 per cent.

An average of $56,500 a year was spent on gambling by people who can least afford it. The majority on community gaming machines, the second highest spent on gaming machines at casinos.

 “With the lower its people stealing to gamble, stealing from their family to gamble, borrowing money with the intention always to pay it back,” said Siobhan Kemp of Salvation Army Gambling Harm Service.

“But often when people get down stuck down the rabbit hole of gambling, you lose everything.”

SkyCity Casino will work with gambling services again next year as part of Gambling Harm Awareness Week.

Source: maoritelevision.com

Source: Latest News on European Gaming Media Network

George Miller (Gyorgy Molnar) started his career in content marketing and has started working as an Editor/Content Manager for our company in 2016. George has acquired many experiences when it comes to interviews and newsworthy content becoming Head of Content in 2017. He is responsible for the news being shared on multiple websites that are part of the European Gaming Media Network.

Latest News

Prague Gaming Summit 2020 speaker profile: Panagiotis Skyrlas (Head of Information Security & Compliance – Group DPO at Betano-Stoiximan) 

Published

on

Panagiotis-Skyrlas-Announcements-Prague-2020-1 Prague Gaming Summit 2020 speaker profile: Panagiotis Skyrlas (Head of Information Security & Compliance – Group DPO at Betano-Stoiximan)   The 4th edition of the Prague Gaming Summit will take place on 6 March 2020 and welcomes leading operators, service providers and gambling industry experts from all across Europe. On the 6th of March at the Prague Gaming Summit, you have the opportunity to dive into several subjects, among which also the “Market Rundown: […]
Source: Latest News on European Gaming Media Network
This is a Syndicated News piece. Photo credits or photo sources can be found on the source article: Prague Gaming Summit 2020 speaker profile: Panagiotis Skyrlas (Head of Information Security & Compliance – Group DPO at Betano-Stoiximan) 

Continue Reading

Latest News

Prague Gaming Summit 2020 speaker profile: Anastasios (Tassos) Panagiotaros (Sales Director at Golden Race – Virtual Sports & Betting Solutions)

Published

on

Tassos-Panagiotaros-Announcements-Prague-2020 Prague Gaming Summit 2020 speaker profile: Anastasios (Tassos) Panagiotaros (Sales Director at Golden Race – Virtual Sports & Betting Solutions)  The 4th edition of the Prague Gaming Summit will take place on 6 March 2020 and welcomes leading operators, service providers and gambling industry experts from all across Europe. On the 6th of March at the Prague Gaming Summit, you have the opportunity to dive into several subjects, among which also the “You Thought […]
Source: Latest News on European Gaming Media Network
This is a Syndicated News piece. Photo credits or photo sources can be found on the source article: Prague Gaming Summit 2020 speaker profile: Anastasios (Tassos) Panagiotaros (Sales Director at Golden Race – Virtual Sports & Betting Solutions)

Continue Reading

Latest News

China Vows to Work with Philippines to Combat Online Gaming Crimes

Published

on

9-13 China Vows to Work with Philippines to Combat Online Gaming Crimes  China has vowed to work closely with the Philippines to combat cyber-criminal activities arising from Philippine Offshore Gaming Operations (POGOs), according to a statement issued by the Chinese Embassy in Manila. “The Chinese side would like to continue to work closely with the Philippines to combat such crimes as telecommunications fraud, illegal online gambling, […]
Source: Latest News on European Gaming Media Network
This is a Syndicated News piece. Photo credits or photo sources can be found on the source article: China Vows to Work with Philippines to Combat Online Gaming Crimes

Continue Reading

Trending

European Gaming Media and Events is a leading media and boutique event organizer in the European Union with a monthly reach of +50,000 readers. The official company (PROSHIRT SRL), has been listed for 4 years in a row among the top 3 Advertising and market research agencies in the local Top Business Romania Microcompanies based on the Financial Reports.

Contact us: sales@europeangaming.eu

Editorial / PR Submissions: editor@europeangaming.eu

Copyright © 2015 - 2020 European Gaming Media and Events. Registered in Romania under Proshirt SRL, Company number: 2134306, EU VAT ID: RO21343605. Office address: Blvd. 1 Decembrie 1918 nr.5, Targu Mures, Romania

We are constantly showing banners about important news regarding events and product launches. Please turn AdBlock off in order to see these areas.