National Gaming and Control Board

Children’s Christmas Feast a hit!

Organised by the O’Neill Foundation and the National Gaming and Control Board, with support from various businesses including Digicel, the event was held at Konedobu Oval and drew a large crowd of excited young children aged between 3 and 12. 

On the day, attendees were treated to a performance from PNG singing sensation Jokema with backup vocalist Emma Edwards. Jokema’s rendition of Jix Ambe proved particularly popular with all generations of the audiences, who were singing along in unison. 

NGCB sees increase in revenue generation

NGCB, as a regulatory body and a gaming operator, has seen an increase in the revenue generation from K2 million in 2009 to over K300, 000 million in 2014.

The organisation is capitalised on this growth, supporting the National Government implement its policy plans.

NGCB chairman Lesley Hoffman said NGCB has projected, in its business plan 2015-2017, to raise up to a billion kina.

Hoffman said looking back to their track record, this is achievable but it requires commitment and drive of the board, management and hardworking staff and their industry partners.