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New Zealand – New Zealand Racing Board says new betting platform heralds ‘new era’

New Zealanders now have access to a modern, innovative and competitive new TAB website and mobile app, providing customers with tens of thousands of fixed odds betting options and delivering increased returns to the racing industry. The New Zealand Racing Board’s (NZRB) new betting platform went live on January 7 and is seen as a…

New Zealand – Facial recognition to detect barred players at SkyCity

SkyCity casino is introducing a facial recognition security system to identify banned gamblers on its gaming floor in Auckland as part of a concession deal between Auckland mayor Len Brown and the operator prior to its planned expansion in Auckland. The technology will match a database of known problem gamblers with people attempting to or…

New Zealand – SkyCity continues expansion with Wharf Casino purchase

SkyCity Entertainment Group has purchased Otago Casinos, which holds the licence for the Wharf Casino in Queenstown. SkyCity Chief Executive Nigel Morrison today said that SkyCity was pleased to acquire the Wharf Casino, for A$5m, which is subject to regulatory approval from the Commerce Commission and the Gambling Commission. The Wharf Casino licence allows for…