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Auckland Mayor Won’t Take Pokie Profits This Year

Last year, Auckland Mayor Len Brown admitted to accepting a $15 000 electoral donation from SkyCity. He faced a great deal of backlash for his actions and he has decided to go about things differently this time around. According to the National Business Review, Mayor Brown will not be accepting any money from SkyCity this…

Sky City Wants Cashless Gambling for Pokies

As part of the new convention centre deal, Sky City seems to betting getting everything it wants – that is, until now. The casino operator’s request to utilize cashless ticket gambling at its local Auckland gambling venue has been turned down by city councilors. When Sky City agreed to build the city’s new $350 million…