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Gaming Machine Association Of NZ: Dramatic Fall In Class 4 Spending Causes Concern

Thursday, 13 June 2024, 9:25 pm | Gaming Machine Association of New Zealand

A significant feature of the decline in spending is that figures for the quarter ending March 2024 are 8.8% down on the previous quarter. More >>

GMANZ Appalled At Abuse Of Grants System

Wednesday, 10 April 2024, 10:48 am | Gaming Machine Association of New Zealand

The Gaming Machine Association of New Zealand (GMANZ) is appalled at the abuse of the grants system carried out by Mark Cini, the former sports director of Action Indoor Sports Centre Hornby. Cini has pleaded guilty to creating false documents ... More >>

Judicial Review Needed To Make New Gambling Regulations Workable And Effective

Monday, 20 November 2023, 10:18 am | Gaming Machine Association of New Zealand

The Gaming Machine Association of New Zealand (GMANZ) will be part of a High Court hearing today alongside three of its members which are seeking a Judicial Review of aspects of DIA’s new gambling regulations. The final part of the new regulations ... More >>

Gaming Machine Revenue Hits $1bn Again This Year, Community Groups Set To Benefit

Thursday, 26 October 2023, 10:31 am | Gaming Machine Association of New Zealand

Total “gaming machine profits” (GMP) for the past 12 months crossed the NZD$1 billion mark in September 2023. Gaming machine profits also reached $1bn per year in 2022, however the real value of gaming machine profit has dropped about $600m ... More >>

Short Term Pressure Expected On Community Grant Funding Following A Decrease In Gambling Activity In Q1 2023

Thursday, 8 June 2023, 12:29 pm | Gaming Machine Association of New Zealand

A 7.44 percent drop in quarterly gaming machine profits (GMP) for Q1 of 2023 is not expected to be a long term issue but does put some short term pressure on community grant funding, says Peter Dengate Thrush, independent chair of the Gaming Machine ... More >>

Increased Year On Year Gaming Machine Funding Set To Benefit Aotearoa

Wednesday, 1 March 2023, 9:42 am | Gaming Machine Association of New Zealand

Despite a downturn in gaming machine profits (GMP) in the fourth quarter of last year, the overall yearly total for 2022 crossed the $1 billion mark for the first time since 2003. Gaming Machine Association of New Zealand (GMANZ) Independent Chair, ... More >>

GMANZ “in Full Support” Of DIA’s Investigation Into Class 4 Gaming Trusts

Friday, 3 February 2023, 10:24 am | Gaming Machine Association of New Zealand

The Gaming Machine Association of New Zealand (GMANZ) is in full support of the Department of Internal Affairs (DIA)’s current investigation into spending of cash reserves by Class 4 gaming trusts. This follows Newsroom’s recent reporting that ... More >>

Community Groups To Benefit With Gaming Machine Funding Returning To Pre-Covid Levels

Monday, 12 December 2022, 3:51 pm | Gaming Machine Association of New Zealand

The Gaming Machine Association of New Zealand (GMANZ) is pleased to confirm a recovery in gaming machine revenue to a steady state during Q3 2022, giving more certainty to community grant recipients who rely on Class 4-provided funding to deliver their ... More >>

Gaming Machine Association In Support Of DIA’s New Granted.govt.nz Database

Tuesday, 27 September 2022, 9:41 am | Gaming Machine Association of New Zealand

The national organisation representing the gaming machine sector in New Zealand today confirms support for DIA’s new funding database, Granted.govt.nz . The Gaming Machine Association of New Zealand (GMANZ) welcomes the new digital tool created ... More >>

GMANZ Supports Goals Of Internal Affairs Review Into Gaming Machines

Friday, 18 March 2022, 3:48 pm | Gaming Machine Association of New Zealand

The Gaming Machine Association of New Zealand (GMANZ) announces its support for the harm reduction aim of the government’s new review into Class 4 machines. The industry body, which represents the gaming machine sector, agrees with the initial ... More >>

Latest Gaming Figures

Tuesday, 31 August 2021, 9:17 am | Gaming Machine Association of New Zealand

The Department of Internal Affairs (DIA) has released data showing expenditure of pub and club-based gaming machines over the last quarter (April to June 21) and for the year to June 2021. The figures reflect the continued economic rebound following ... More >>

Gambling For The Year Is Down Despite Spending Rebound

Friday, 12 March 2021, 2:08 pm | Gaming Machine Association of New Zealand

The Department of Internal Affairs has today released data showing that, while gambling for the year was down, spending for the December 2020 quarter rebounded significantly. Peter Dengate Thrush, Chair of the Gaming Machine Association, which represents the ... More >>

Gaming Sector Dismayed At Misleading Statistics About Gaming Machine Profits

Tuesday, 24 November 2020, 5:14 pm | Gaming Machine Association of New Zealand

The Independent Chair of the Gaming Machine Association of New Zealand, Peter Dengate Thrush, today expressed his disappointment at the misleading articles appearing in New Zealand media this week as a result of the latest gaming figures released by ... More >>

Press Release – Gaming Machine Association Of New Zealand

Tuesday, 11 August 2020, 11:25 am | Gaming Machine Association of New Zealand

The Salvation Army and Problem Gambling Foundation this week released a report commissioned from New Zealand Institute of Economic Research outlining the significant economic benefit that would apparently accrue to the retail sector in both income and job ... More >>

Pubs Ready To Welcome Back Players

Monday, 4 May 2020, 3:18 pm | Gaming Machine Association of New Zealand

With a likely move to Alert Level 2 in the coming weeks, pubs and taverns across New Zealand are getting ready to welcome back players to their gaming rooms. Gaming Machine Association of NZ chairman, Bruce Robertson, noted that a lot of work is ... More >>

Independent review slams one-sided study on gambling

Friday, 7 February 2020, 8:50 am | Gaming Machine Association of New Zealand

A highly respected economics advisor has labelled a report commissioned by the Ministry of Health as “seriously flawed”, explaining that “no weight should be placed on [its] conclusions”. More >>

Increase in gaming spend illusionary

Friday, 17 May 2019, 3:25 pm | Gaming Machine Association of New Zealand

The latest Quarterly Gaming Statistics released by the DIA create an illusion that real funding availability for the community is increasing, says Bruce Robertson, the Independent Chair of the Gaming Machine Association of NZ (GMANZ). When adjusted ... More >>

Pokie spend media release

Friday, 1 March 2019, 2:42 pm | Gaming Machine Association of New Zealand

An increase in Gaming Machine Proceeds (GMP) from Class 4 Gambling (pokies) will help keep vital funding available to community organisations across New Zealand. More >>

Gaming Machine Quarterly statistics

Sunday, 11 November 2018, 12:30 pm | Gaming Machine Association of New Zealand

Keeping funding available on sustainable levels to community organisations across New Zealand is looking more secure, with a 3.4 percent increase in Gaming Machine Proceeds (GMP) from Class 4 Gambling (pokies) in the June-September 2018 quarter, ... More >>

Latest gambling stats deliver more funding to the community

Tuesday, 14 August 2018, 6:29 pm | Gaming Machine Association of New Zealand

Gambling Machine Association of New Zealand (GMANZ) Quarterly statistics press release 14 August 2018 show more funds available for the community Due to a 3.1 percent increase in Gaming Machine Proceeds (GMP) from Class 4 Gambling (pokies) in the April-June ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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