PRE- EUROPEAN CONTACT
Prior to contact with european cultures, gambling, in the form of playing games of chance for money, did not exist in Maori culture.
Kerikeri founded and increase of whalers, sealers, gum diggers and settlers increases accessibility of alcohol, tobacco and card games of chance for money, such as poker.
Native Schools Act- central government controlled systemic schooling- Te Reo use heavily disciplined reinforcing colonial dominance
"Art Unions" run by Otago Art Society- origins of the idea of lottery
Gambling Act: all forms of gambling declared illegal- except at the races. Bookmaking declared illegal in 1920
Totalisator Agency Board (TAB) established
although online gambling has been around since the mid-90's, the increase of accessibility and availability of mobile gambling on hand held devices has drastically increased the opportunity for gambling to take place outside of regulated venues. this avenue presents as the most difficult challenge to the gambling harm minimisation workforce.
Created with images by milivanily - "fern green forrest" • mickeyshih - "maori stone hai bian landscape" • Carolyn V - "untitled image" • Matt Benson - "Settler" • Ray_Shrewsberry - "pioneer kitchen settlers early america" • JamesDeMers - "hut cabin settlers" • Ken_Woodley - "furniture room chair" • RoadMom4Ts - "pioneer tools early settlers" • Jeff Smith - "Horseshoes for Luck" • Markus Spiske - "untitled image" • Aldertree - "las vegas slots casino" • Hello I'm Nik - "Hitting the slots"