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SkyCity Auckland Faces License Suspension and Loses $260 Million To Problem Gambling Allegations

New Zealand’s SkyCity Entertainment Group is facing a temporary casino operator’s license suspension after the country’s Secretary of the Department of Internal Affairs lodged the respective application to the Gambling Commission for the operator’s alleged problem gambling violations. As reported, the regulator is considering the measure following a February 2022 complaint from a former customer that the casino allegedly facilitated a continuous play beyond hours suggested by Problem Gaming Foundation for harm reduction purposes.

Continuous Play Rule

As reported by 1News, this Foundation argues that even the five hours of continuous play suggested by the current Foundation’s program for poker machines should be revi…