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Charity funds down despite seasonal adjustment

Tuesday, 14 July 2009, 4:46 pm | Charity Gaming Association

Communities will continue to be buffeted by the decline in funding available from operators of gaming machines in hotels and other public venues the Chairman of the Charity Gaming Association, Hon Paul East, said today. New DIA figures show that ... More >>

Gambling & crime study suffers small sample size

Monday, 25 May 2009, 11:33 am | Charity Gaming Association

The AUT study on the links between gambling and crime is hindered by the small sample size the Chief Executive of the Charity Gaming Association, Francis Wevers said today. "The authors recognise the problem and have said the findings cannot be generalised ... More >>

CGA: Massey research may be at odds

Tuesday, 23 December 2008, 11:33 am | Charity Gaming Association

The recently reported assessment by Massey University of the social impacts of gambling may raise some important questions about existing conventional wisdoms the Chief Executive of the Charity Gaming Association, Francis Wevers, said today. More >>

Nia Glassie death should not be linked to gambling

Friday, 12 December 2008, 10:51 am | Charity Gaming Association

In recent days the Problem Gambling Foundation has referred to a recent overseas study to justify its assertion that the Nia Glassie death is somehow linked to problem gambling because her mother was observed to spend time at a Rotorua gaming venue. More >>

Reporting anonymous claims from gambling addicts

Friday, 24 October 2008, 3:52 pm | Charity Gaming Association

In the New Zealand Herald of 23 October, its 2008 Qantas award winning journalist, Simon Collins, reported the claims of a self-confessed "pathological gambler" who refused to give his surname because he had a public profile. More >>

Research: gambling money going where it's needed

Thursday, 5 June 2008, 1:34 pm | Charity Gaming Association

Grant money from gaming machines is providing disproportionately greater benefits to children from medium to low decile schools and from lower income families, the Chairman of the Charity Gaming Association the Rt Hon Paul East announced today. More >>

Small Communities Victims Of Revenue Success

Tuesday, 18 December 2007, 11:46 am | Charity Gaming Association

The increase in revenue from non-casino gaming machines is a success story which masks the negative impacts of changes in the number of venues and machines in provincial and rural communities the Chief Executive of the Charity Gaming Association, Francis ... More >>

Charity gaming sector responds to community needs

Thursday, 11 October 2007, 5:20 pm | Charity Gaming Association

DIA survey shows charity gaming sector responds effectively to community needs “The DIA survey Where Do Gaming Machine Profits Go? is a great vindication of the fundamental objectives of the G More >>

Monitoring repays multi million investment

Wednesday, 1 August 2007, 10:20 am | Charity Gaming Association

The real outcome of the multi-million dollar investment in electronic monitoring for non-casino gaming machines will only be known after another twelve months the Chairman of the Charity Gaming Association, the Hon Paul East, said today. More >>

Numbers of problem gamblers seeking help falls

Thursday, 12 July 2007, 5:28 pm | Charity Gaming Association

For the third year in a row Ministry of Health statistics show that the number of people seeking help for gambling problems has fallen. More >>

Charity Gaming Funds Reach Nearly $300 Million

Saturday, 12 May 2007, 1:40 pm | Charity Gaming Association

The licensed fund raising organizations which use gaming machines to generate money for community grants distributed nearly $300 million dollars to deserving community groups last year the Chairman of the Charity Gaming Association, Paul East, said ... More >>

Gambling: Horse racing is an authorised purpose

Wednesday, 14 February 2007, 12:43 am | Charity Gaming Association

Recent attempts by the Problem Gambling Foundation to blacken the reputation of the charitable gaming sector by attacking grants to racing clubs are misguided, the Chairman of the Charity Gaming Association, Rt Hon Paul East said today. More >>

Stats don’t disclose loss of funds for community

Friday, 8 December 2006, 4:58 pm | Charity Gaming Association

The statistics issued by the Department of Internal Affairs today hide the fact that reductions on non-casino gambling expenditure has a direct impact on the amount of money available for the community, the Chairman of the Charity Gaming Association, ... More >>

MOH mis-spending levy money?

Friday, 13 October 2006, 10:58 am | Charity Gaming Association

Figures released by the Minister of Health seem to disclose a lolly scramble for some problem gambling intervention treatment providers says the Chairman of the Charity Gaming Association, the Rt Hon Paul East. More >>

Industry does its bit to prevent gambling harm

Friday, 1 September 2006, 2:49 pm | Charity Gaming Association

Gambling providers are the principal funders of remedial services for people who can’t control their gambling habits the Chairman of the Charity Gaming Association Paul East said today. More >>

Sentinel Trust cancellation a warning

Friday, 3 February 2006, 12:15 am | Charity Gaming Association

The cancellation of the licence of Sentinel Trust is a warning to other trusts to get their affairs in order and to achieve high standards of practice in the charity gaming sector the Chairman of the Charity Gaming Association, Rt Hon Paul East CNZM, ... More >>

Trusts distribute nearly $70m in last 2005 quarter

Wednesday, 1 February 2006, 1:19 pm | Charity Gaming Association

Estimates derived from a CGA survey of grant distributions made by charitable trusts during the last quarter of 2005 shows that nearly $70 million was distributed to community groups and other recipients between 1 October and 31 December. More >>

DIA numbers don’t answer the big questions

Wednesday, 25 January 2006, 5:23 pm | Charity Gaming Association

The Charity Gaming Association is grateful that the Department of Internal Affairs now acknowledges what our association has been saying for the last 12 months – that gambling revenue has declined. More >>

October gaming machine figures continue trend

Friday, 2 December 2005, 1:46 pm | Charity Gaming Association

The charitable gaming sector estimates it raised more than $27.6 million for grants to community during October according to a monthly financial performance survey undertaken by the Charity Gaming Association. More >>

Dangers in quoting dated statistics

Thursday, 17 November 2005, 4:23 pm | Charity Gaming Association

Contrary to the image painted by the Ministry of Health there is solid reason to believe problem gambling may have peaked in New Zealand the Chief Executive of the Charity gaming Association, Francis Wevers said today. More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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