Our Class 4 gambling system is unique to New Zealand, with a proportion of the money gamblers lose being legally required to be distributed to community groups, through grants.
A fact sheet about problem gambling developed by the New Zealand Community Trust
This fact sheet describes what measures the The Gambling Act 2003 contains to minimise the harm caused to problem gamblers by pokies.
This guide describes how The Department of Internal Affairs regulates the electronic gaming machine sector in New Zealand.
In the 2016/17 year gaming machine grants delivered over $300 million to community organisations across New Zealand.
Gaming machine operators are serious about minimising harm to problem gamblers. This fact sheet explains the steps gaming machine...
The money put into a gaming machine that is not returned to a player is called Gaming Machine Profits (GMP). GMP is distributed...
By design, pokie machines take in more money than they give out and every spin is random. Machines and venues also contain...
Source: NZ Herald
Viewpoint NZ video covering the debate about pokie machines. GMANZs Bruce Robertson is interviewed at the 23 minute mark.