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New Zealand pokie revenue drops off

TAGs: New Zealand, Pokie machines

maoriHearing that one man lost around $40k thanks to a New Zealander’s goal in the World Cup seems to have caused those folk down under to continue abandoning gaming machines. New Zealand’s Department of Internal Affairs reported that electronic monitoring showed the number of licence holders, gambling venues, and gaming machines had decreased markedly, and resulted in a drop in revenue of 4.5%. At least they remained the only unbeaten at the 2010 World Cup. Read more.

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