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The New Zealand Gambling Guide Law is a comprehensive guide to the law and policy surrounding class 4 gambling.  The guide is continuously updated having regard to recent legislation and regulation changes, Gambling Commission decisions, Department of Internal Affairs’ policy documents and comments made by the Department of Internal Affairs in audit reports and sanction letters (such documents are obtained regularly under the Official Information Act).

The guide is a practical aid and essential tool for all societies and clubs which hold a class 4 operator's licence.

The guide is written by Jarrod True and peer reviewed by Alastair Sherriff.  Together Jarrod and Alastair have over 50 years experience in advising clients in relation to class 4 gambling matters.  

Recent Updates

Waikiwi Tavern Relocations - New Examples 22.05
Relocating 18 Machines to an Existing 9 Machine Site 23.03
Obligation to Account for Profits Following a Robbery 12.14
Misleading and Deceptive Claims Dismissed - Guy v Crown Melbourne Ltd     32.23
Three-Year Licences
29.00
Mystery Shopper Project - 2018 32.18
The Pokerstars, Jackpot City and Spin Palace Examples 37.05
Sales Promotion Schemes 36.00
Gaming Shops
16.02
Venue Relocations 24.02
Benchmarks - Average Society Cost Per Machine
1.30
Redemption Terminals 30.34
Primary Activity and Alcohol Licences
16.09