Posts Tagged ‘casinos’

Kiwis spent equivalent of $648 each on gambling

Monday, March 4th, 2019

New Zealanders spent $2.4 billion on gambling last year – around $648 for every person in the country That was $49m higher than last year, but once inflation and population growth were taken into account it was a slight decrease on the previous financial year. Continue reading Related Posts:Massive increase in pokie-machine profits recorded14,000 people Read more

Nun with a gambling addiction stole $155,000 from parishes

Friday, November 9th, 2012

A nun with a gambling addiction is facing criminal grand larceny charges for embezzling funds from two parishes in upstate New York. She reportedly stole $NZ155,000 and spent it at casinos while working as a pastoral associate. Continue reading Related Posts:Massive increase in pokie-machine profits recordedLarger pastoral communities replace traditional parishesDetroit Archdiocese announces major reorganizationVatican Read more