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Sky City Gains at Community Groups’ Expense

Monday, 13 May 2013, 4:19 pm | Community Gaming Association

Community groups and clubs throughout New Zealand will be potential losers following the Government decision to allow a further 230 slot machines into Sky City as part of the convention centre deal, according to Community Gaming Association Executive ... More >>

Flavell’s Bill is badly flawed

Wednesday, 3 November 2010, 1:43 pm | Community Gaming Association

The Gambling (Gambling Harm Reduction) Amendment Bill will do virtually nothing to reduce harm from gambling at a huge cost to the taxpayer and the community the Chairman of the Community Gaming Association, John Burke said today. More >>

Luddite wreckers threaten legal gaming machines

Thursday, 27 May 2010, 4:01 pm | Community Gaming Association

The threats to wreck gaming machines with hammers have to be taken seriously by Police the Chairman of the Community Gaming Association, John Burke, said today. More >>

Increase in GST means less available for community

Thursday, 20 May 2010, 3:31 pm | Community Gaming Association

The Governments decision to increase GST to 15% will mean there is less money available to community groups from the proceeds of gambling. The Governments share of the gambling pie will now be bigger than any other share the Chairman of the Community Gaming ... More >>

TV3 host comments totally irresponsible

Thursday, 18 March 2010, 5:12 pm | Community Gaming Association

Comments by TV3 Sunrise programme host, Oliver Driver, about using the Waihopai decision as legal justification for going into bars and smashing pokie machines were totally irresponsible and unjustified says the Chairman of the Community Gaming Association, ... More >>

DIA Criticism Off Target

Tuesday, 12 January 2010, 5:08 pm | Community Gaming Association

Recent criticism by the Department of Internal Affairs about the activities of some of the organisations which operate gaming machines for community fundraising ignores the role the department has played in creating the very environment it complains ... More >>

Charity Gaming Assoc now Community Gaming Assoc

Thursday, 24 September 2009, 12:29 pm | Community Gaming Association

The CGA has changed its name to Community Gaming Association (Inc) to better reflect the role of members in the communities where they operate. The Associations Board also elected a new Chairman yesterday following its Annual General Meeting. John ... More >>




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