Date: 5 Oct 2008 From: Herald on Sunday (Auckland, N.Z.), By: Shepheard, Nicola, INNZNA Reports on the growing popularity of poker, both nationally and internationally, and noting the role played by online gambling. Talks with a selection of professional and amateur players, including poker professional Lee Nelson. Explains rules and terms of the game.
Date: 21 Jan 2006 From: New Zealand listener (1994), By: Bone, Alistair, INNZNA Observes the boom in online and casino poker worldwide. Explains the game. Speaks to professional players about the craze and its allure. Looks at poker play at Christchurch Casino and at SkyCity casino, Auckland.
Date: 24 Dec 1989 From: Sunday magazine (Auckland, N.Z.), By: O'Meagher, Steven, INNZNA Profiles farmer and poker player Paul Pederson.
Date: Aug 2006 From: Metro (Auckland, N.Z.), By: Hoare, Rose, INNZNA Attends a women-only poker tournament at SkyCity Auckland.
Date: Nov 1994 From: North and south, By: Douglas, Edward, INNZNA Warns of the danger to society from casino gambling and poker machines.
Date: 22 Oct 1999 From: Dominion (Wellington, N.Z.), By: Milne, Jonathan, INNZNA Discusses problem gambling in NZ. Talks to a compulsive gambler and a poker machine enthusiast.
Date: Nov 1991 From: Management (Auckland, N.Z.), By: Robinson, Sam, INNZNA Describes rules for the operation of a casino, the theory underlying the operation of such gambling games as poker, roulette, blackjack and poker machines and the relevance of these rules and practices for the management of a company's treasury.
Date: 26 Nov 2005 From: Dominion post (Wellington, N.Z.), By: Venter, Nick, INNZNA Discusses the phenomenon of Internet gambling. Gives some historical information and reports on an assignment to trial poker websites.
Date: Aug 2006 From: Player (Auckland, N.Z. : 2001), By: Hinton, Marc, INNZNA Observes the top high-stakes poker player play and win at a series of big-money events. Lists his most recent large wins. Meets him at the Poker Zone at Sky City Casino, Auckland. Considers the reasons for the boom in poker popularity worldwide. Instructs in the basics of the 'Texas Hold 'Em'...
Date: May 2006 From: Avenues (Christchurch, N.Z.), By: Gadsby, Jon, INNZNARewi, Adrienne, INNZNA Recounts their experiences as two of 11 Christchurch representatives in the NZ Poker Champs Media Challenge, Christchurch Casino, Apr 2006.
Date: 29 Nov 1990 From: Examiner (Auckland, N.Z.), By: Thomas, Christine, INNZNA Profiles the top NZ poker player who comments on the advent of casinos in NZ. Outlines the makeup of NZ spending on gambling.
Date: 17 Nov 2001 From: Otago daily times, By: Hartley, Simon, INNZNA States that the number of Otago problem gamblers seeking help from the Dunedin Oasis Centre has almost doubled in the past 2 1/2 years, and that most of them are poker machine users. Describes the effect of addictive gambling on gamblers and their families. Reports on investigations into questi...
Date: Her 2006 From: Pū kāea, Warns Māori of the dangers of becoming addicted to playing poker machines (pokies) and advises people not to try their luck. Provides information about where to get help for a gaming addiction.
Date: 21 Jul 2001 From: Press (Christchurch, N.Z.), By: Conway, Matt, INNZNA Reports on the dramatically increasing number of poker machines in Christchurch and the rest of NZ, which is in turn increasing the number of problem gamblers. Reports also on the Government's plans to crack down on the issue.
Date: 10 Jul 2010 From: New Zealand herald, By: Barton, Chris, INNZNA Reports on a groundbreaking court decision which means poker tournaments and 'play-for-free' websites can be advertised in TV, thereby threatening the Government's approach to restricting gambling. Claims the decision of Judge David Harvey has excited international interest. Lists some statistics...
Date: 17 Jul 2010 From: Otago daily times, By: Barton, Chris, INNZNA Reports on a groundbreaking court decision which means poker tournaments and 'play-for-free' websites can be advertised in TV, thereby threatening the Government's approach to restricting gambling. Claims the decision of Judge David Harvey has excited international interest. Lists some statistics...