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Free-to-Play Casinos Under Fire in New Zealand

Free-to-play casinos and casino games have long been a tool in the marketing toolbox of gaming operators across the globe. Some of these casinos are standalone entities that offer free casino games for casual players and sell chips to those who are a little more serious. Other free-to-play casinos are …

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New Zealand Regulators Ruling – Loot Boxes Aren’t Gambling

Gaming regulators in New Zealand have ruled that in-game loot boxes are not a form of gambling. The decision is a big victory for the video game industry and its recent efforts to beef up revenue streams through loot boxes and other in-game transactions. The announcement regarding loot boxes came …

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New Zealand Debuts Online Gambling Regulations

Lawmakers in New Zealand have introduced a bill that would require online gambling operators to pay a point of consumption tax based on their transactions with Kiwi gamblers. The legislation is the culmination of several years worth of studies and promises to increase tax revenues derived from the online gambling …

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