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Foreign Criminals Using NZ Casinos for Money Laundering

The Department of Internal Affairs (DIA) in New Zealand believe that foreign criminals are using New Zealand land-based casinos for money laundering. The money would have come from crime, and the DIA has flagged the casinos as high risk. According to the DIA anti-money laundering group director, Mike Stone, the criminals want to capitalise on […]

Tasmania District is Considering Approving the Sinking Lid Policy

The Tasmania District in New Zealand has drafted a gambling venues policy that is scheduled for public review from August 09. In the draft policy, there is the inclusion of the sinking lid policy for pokie machines. The idea of the sinking lid was first introduced in 2010 together with the capped policy. However, the […]

90 Southlanders Sought Help for Problem Gambling Between 2017-2018

More than 90 Southlanders reached out for help with their gambling problem. This shows that more Southlanders are looking for help, and it is mostly people who are getting help for the first time. This brings the number of people requesting help to 159. However, this does not change the stigma of getting help, which […]