In June 2005, SKYCITY completed the acquisition of full ownership of SKYCITY Hamilton which opened in 2002. Previously, SKYCITY was a joint venture partner (70%) with Perry Developments Limited (30%). The Hamilton casino licence currently runs until September 2027.SKYCITY Hamilton is currently authorised to operate 23 gaming tables and 339 gaming machines.
SkyCity has lost its bid to swap three blackjack tables for sixty gaming machines at its Hamilton casino, with the Gambling Commission turning down its application after a six-day hearing last November. SkyCity had argued that there was more demand for its electronic games than for its table games and sought to swap tables for […]
New Zealand’s gaming regulator has reserved its decision on SkyCity Hamilton’s application to swap three blackjack tables for 60 electronic gaming machines, following a six-day hearing. Such swaps are permitted under New Zealand’s gaming legislation, although this is the first application of its type. SkyCity had made the application as it said it would meet […]
SkyCity Entertainment Limited will be going before the New Zealand gambling regulator on Tuesday to seek permission to swap gambling tables for gaming machines at its Hamilton casino. SkyCity is proposing to surrender its license for three blackjack tables at its casino, in return for installing a further 60 electronic gaming machines. Although swaps of […]
A former casino manager of New Zealand’s SkyCity Casino in Hamilton has been sentenced to seven years and eight months in prison for embezzling a total of almost NZ$2.8 million from her former employers, local media reports. Tessa Grant was sentenced on Monday in the Hamilton District Court after pleading guilty to ten fraud and […]
SkyCity Entertainment Group recorded a near 40 percent drop in its international business segment but still managed an 18 percent increase in profit for the half-year ended Dec. 31, 2016. The NZ-listed casino company said on Thursday that net profit for the six months was NZ$83.8 million (US$60.8 million). Revenue came in at NZ$484.2 million, […]