SKYCITY Auckland is located in the heart of Auckland’s CBD, in New Zealand. The caisno hotel fratures over 100 table games, and over 1,600 gaming machines. The casino was most recently refurbished in 2006. The casino also has the ‘Pacific Room’ (table games) and the ‘Platinum Room’ (game machines) for VIP / high-stakes gamblers.The casino has a large percentage of Asian customers, and undertakes special initiatives to cater for them. By 2019 it will also house a convention centre catering for up to 3500 guests, costing $402 million, after cutting a deal with the Government that will allow it to install extra pokie machines and gambling tables.
Demolition work on the upper floors and roof of SkyCity’s partly built-but-burnt-out convention center in downtown Auckland is set to begin shortly. About 200 workers have now assembled on the site of the building and work could begin as soon as Monday to remove damaged material from the roof and other material from the upper […]
SkyCity Entertainment Group announced on Monday that Richard Didsbury would resign from its board of directors in connection with the October 22 fire that hit the New Zealand International Convention Centre (NZICC) project in Auckland.
New Zealand casino operator SkyCity has sold all of its car parking spaces at its central Auckland hotel and casino complex for NZ$220 million ($141 million). The purchaser is the Macquarie Principal Finance Group and the parks will continue to be available to SKYCITY customers, staff and the public. The sale was first mooted last […]
SkyCity’s Auckland International Convention Centre is likely to fall even further behind its already delayed opening date of December next year, the company’s shareholders were told at the company’s annual meeting on Friday. SkyCity said this was due to difficulties faced by the main contractor Fletcher Construction on the project, which is already six months […]
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, […]
Luxury gaming manufacturer Interblock has partnered with SKYCITY Auckland, a premiere entertainment and gaming destination, to install a stadium-style gaming experience and six additional electronic table gaming (ETG) banks, bringing a total of 67 electronic table game seats to the casino floor. The landmark deal is the first of its kind for Interblock, offering all-new […]
SkyCity is likely to deliver a “positive surprise” this results season, while Crown and Ainsworth are likely to underwhelm, said CLSA in a note on Wednesday. “SkyCity is our pick of the gaming stocks to deliver a positive surprise this reporting season, but in the company’s 1H17 trading update rather than the result,” said the […]
Casino operator SkyCity Entertainment Group Ltd has announced it will issue a total of 1,057,894 new shares to participating eligible retail shareholders. In a filing to the Australian Stock Exchange, the company said 4,839 shares will be issued at NZ$4.40 (US$3.11) per new share and 1,053,055 new shares issued at A$4.05 (US$3.03) per new share. […]
NZ-listed SkyCity Entertainment Group has signed an agreement with the South Australian Government for the start of early works as part of the expansion of the Adelaide Casino and the riverbank precinct. According to a press release from the casino operator, these early works will include modifications to Festival Drive, grade levelling, temporary pedestrian access […]
Despite denials of any dispute with the board, speculation continues over the sudden departure of SkyCity chief executive officer. According to a local source, SkyCity’s announcement to raise a further NZ$263 million (US$178 million) from shareholders raised further questions, as the company had previously assured it was able to finance expansion out of existing credit […]
New Zealand-based casino operator SkyCity Entertainment Group expects to report net profit rose by 30.2 percent to NZ$71 million (US$47.4 million) in the first half of 2016 financial year ended Dec. 31, 2015. Total revenue is up 13.8 percent to NZ $513.7 million, compared to NZ $451.5 in the previous corresponding period. Earnings per share […]
Adelaide Casino’s $300 million redevelopment has been approved subject to final conditions, according to local media. The redevelopment, which includes a 80-room hotel overlooking the River Torrens, gaming suites for international VIP players and signature restaurants is aimed at enhancing SkyCity’s pitch to high rollers from Asia, particularly China. The Development Assessment Commission said […]
Adelaide Casino plans to start construction of its $300 million expansion in February, to be completed by the end of 2018. Sky City, the casino’s parent company revealed the expansion will include a 80-room hotel overlooking the River Torrens, gaming suites for international VIP players and signature restaurants. Sky City’s Managing Director, Nigel Morrison said […]
A major expansion of Adelaide Casino has moved a step closer after SkyCity Entertainment lodged plans for the exterior design of the development with the South Australian design approval body, the company announced. Group chief executive Nigel Morrison said the company is well advanced in finalizing the design of the proposed expansion on Adelaide’s riverbank […]