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Students bet on stunt to highlight gambling

2 September 2009

NEW ZEALAND -- As reported by the New Zealand Herald: "Fake banknotes adding up to $5.5 million were dumped outside Sky City's Auckland casino yesterday to dramatise New Zealanders' gambling losses every day.

"A third-year communications class at AUT University started working with the Problem Gambling Foundation as a student project, but student Georgie Urlich, 20, said they decided to carry out the stunt on Gamble Free Day because they were concerned at the numbers of people losing money they could not afford to lose.

"...Gamble Free Day was also marked by a family festival in Papakura and other events throughout the country.

"Sky City host responsibility executive Rob Burrell met the students and agreed to meet them again next week..."

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