New Zealand Recorded An Increase In Spending For Gambling In The Amount Of $ 49 Million
Such an increase in costs is associated with increasing operations related to sports betting and games pokies.
Data indicating an increase in gembling-spending $ 49 million was published by the ministry of internal affairs (dia).
It is significant that the costs of new zealanders have increased by 2.9%, while spending on tab – 3.6%. The justice department also declares the growth of spending on a casino and lottery in the amount of 1.1%.
According to representatives of the dia, the increase in expenses for sports betting services was associated with major sports events of the year and successful marketing campaigns. In addition, the turnover of interest rates increases thanks to the improvement of sites providing gembling services, as well as creating convenient mobile applications.
Representative of the various gambling foundation andri froud stated that despite the fact that the indicators are terrified, such a development is not surprising. However, she believes that when counting gembling-spending per capita incorrect to take into account citizens who do not participate in gambling.
Frother also stated that the problems that provoke gambling are disproporionate with the profit received by the state from the legalization of gambling.
«The state receive only $ 749 million as tax deductions from $ 238 billion – industry turnover», – declares the representativive of the problem gambling foundation.
Recall that the association of slot machines new zealand (gmanz) published the quarterly financial results of the igor. In the period from june to september in the country recorded an increase in profits from slot machines (gmp) by 3.4%