Due Date: 
Friday, 16 December 2016
Submitting to: 
The Department of Internal Affairs
Issue Area: 
Gambling Harm

SKYCITY Entertainment Group LTD, Christchurch Casinos Limited, and Dunedin Casino Limited have applied for changes to a number of casino table game rules. The Department is now seeking submissions on the requested amendments.

The proposed amendments will be assessed in accordance with the purposes of the Gambling Act 2003. The Department seeks your comment on the applications. Comment in relation to the purposes of the Act is valued, with particular reference to whether any of the proposed amendments will impact on the purposes of:

  • preventing and minimising the harm caused by gambling, including problem gambling
  • ensuring the integrity and fairness of games
  • limiting opportunities for crime and dishonesty
  • facilitating responsible gambling.

Submissions are due by 16 December 2016

If you wish to make a submission on the proposed amendments to the rules please do so by 16 December 2016. Submissions can be emailed directly to johnny.williams@dia.govt.nz, or mailed to: 

Johnny Williams
Policy Advisor, Operational Policy
Department of Internal Affairs Te Tari Taiwhenua
PO Box 805
Wellington 6140

For more infomration click the links below.

Related Links

Electronic Baccarat Action Page

The Department of Internal Affairs | Gambling Consultation - Proposed changes to casino game rules

How to write a submission

how-to-write-a-submission.pdf