Casino deal creates long legacy of harm and little value

Adams, Peter
July 2013
New Zealand Doctor;7/3/2013, p19
The author discusses the significance of the deal made by New Zealand Prime Minister (PM) John Key to grant SkyCity casino a 35-year license. He is critical of the effect of large scale gambling to the financial and social ecology of Aucklanders including property crimes, mental health issues, and eats business viability. Also mentioned is the similarity of gambling to mining and native forest logging.


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