Horse racing and gambling are one of the best tourist attractions in New Zealand.
The research published in the New Zealand has shown that “between 1999 and 2003 racing and gambling had the highest return on investment along with activities such as bungee jumping and guided tours”.
Tourists prefer gambling to any other kinds of entertainment in New Zealand. As the result, its yields amounted to 15.9. To compare, zoos, parks and gardens only achieved a 1.3 per cent return, shopping malls – a 14 per cent return, while the museums – only 0.5%.
With such figures, no wonder more of a gamble will open up.