CasinoCityTimes.com

Gurus
News
Newsletter
Search News Subscribe
Stay informed with the
NEW Casino City Times newsletter!
Newsletter Signup
Stay informed with the
NEW Casino City Times newsletter!
Related Links
 

New Zealand Developers: Pubs Need Pokies

9 February 2004

PALMERSTON NORTH, New Zealand – As reported by the New Zealand Herald: "Pubs would struggle to make a profit these days without poker machines, say a Palmerston North couple looking to build a tavern complex in the city.

"Vivien Wilson, co-owner of Cress Holdings, said the proposed Kaimanawa Tavern needed a gambling machine licence to ensure its viability.

"…Mrs Wilson and her husband, Peter, were among those who made submissions to a Palmerston North City Council hearing on proposed rules for poker machines in the city.

"…The Wilsons are proposing a large, $1.4 million (US$974,422) tavern complex with a TAB, off-licence, restaurant and lunch bar, and are seeking council permission to run a nine-pokie casino…"

< Gaming News