Although the NZ population is relatively small, it's become a popular destination for gamers who come from Australia, Japan, Indonesia, Hong Kong, Korea and other countries in the region to experience land-based casinos in NZ fun and excitement. Gamblers from some of Asia's and the Pacific region's biggest financial superpowers vacation in the Land of the Big White Cloud where they can play real money games at any of the top-ranked brick-and-mortar casino venues.
Transportation in New Zealand makes it easy to come for a week or even a weekend and enjoy any of the fun-filled land-based casino NZ games along with special events, fine dining and other entertaining land-based casino events.
New Zealand offers multiple land-based casino venues on both the North and South islands.
For gamers on the South Island, the Christchurch Casino is the preferred destination.
The Christchurch Casino offers the best in casino entertainment on New Zealand's South Island. The New Zealand Christchurch casino is located in the center of the city, offering unbeatable casino entertainment 7 days a week. The casino features over 36 tables and more than 500 slot machines, with a wide range of traditional and modern game alternatives.
There's an entire baccarat room at the Christchurch casino which is devoted to providing baccarat enthusiasts with their choice of classic baccarat or the more interactive Midi baccarat.
Blackjack players also have multiple choices with options including Classic Blackjack or Blackjack Plus. Poker aficionados can choose from Omaha Poker or Texas Hold 'Em Poker for fast-paced poker action.
Christchurch Casino is the entertainment centre of New Zealand's South Island. Even individuals who don't gamble come to the NZ Christchurch casino to experience the fine dining, luxurious bars and lounges and budget eateries that suit any taste or budget. The casino also hosts wine and beer tasting evenings, breakfast buffets, all you can eat nights, pizza parties, high teas and other fun-filled gourmet dining events.
For North Island residents and visitors, the SkyCity Casino of Auckland offers non-stop fun and excitement. The magnificent venue invites gamers and entertainment-seekers to experience all of NZ's most popular casino games along with top live entertainment acts and high quality dining venues.
The casino features two casino gaming floors of over 1600 game options to ensure that individuals of every gambling background and betting level will have games that suit their individual needs and expectations. The casino is open 24/7 and accepts guests aged 20 years and older on the gaming floors – guests of any age can enter the dining and entertainment areas.
Sky City of Aukland presents all of the most popular table games, card games and variety games. Gamers have over 100 game tables from which to choose. Parlour game options include Blackjack, Roulette, Poker and Baccarat. If you're looking for some variety you can try one of the game variations such as Ultimate Texas Hold 'Em Poker, Three-Card Poker, Pai Gow Poker and Caribbean Stud Poker for poker fans, Classic Baccarat or Rapid Baccarat for Baccarat enthusiasts and both Classic Roulette and Rapid Roulette for Roulette aficionados.
In the blackjack room blackjack fans have a choice of Classic Blackjack, Blackjack Plus and Blackjack Ante. One of the most popular venues in the casino is the Tai Sai/Sic Bo table. Gamers can take a break from the gaming tables at any time and enjoy pokies fun at any of the 1600 interactive, themed casino slot machines that line the gaming room floor.
SkyCity gamers benefit from casino bonuses that allow them to play more games for more time for free. Bonus options include a Free Play option in which gamers claim a Bonus Dollar Option on a free play day plus opportunities to collect points and redeem them for real money gaming points. There are also Power Winner prizes for instant winners, Bonus Play promotions and, on special days an during holiday seasons, Celebration bonuses.
Guests can stay at the on-site hotel and eat at their choice of luxury or budget restaurants. There are casino bars and other amenities on-site which complete the picture of a casino adventure in Auckland.
Further south along the coast of the South Island, you can find the friendly Dunedin casino. Dunedin Casino offers high-quality casino entertainment in a classic 21st century atmosphere of fun and excitement. The casino was created in a way that integrates the Scottish and Maori (native) heritage of the town of Dunedin with Victorian and Edwardian architecture that predominates in the area.
Poker fans will find multiple options at Dunedin Casino including classic poker and Caribbean Stud poker. For table game fans, the casino features blackjack, American roulette and baccarat. Hundreds of pokies machines line the gaming room floors so everyone can find a pokies that suits their interests and fantasies.
The Dunedin casino sits alongside the dramatic landscape of the adjoining Otago Peninsula. Gamers can take a walk through the trails of the nearby parks where they can view albatrosses, sea lions and penguins.
Many areas of New Zealand are sparsely populated so the land-based casinos in NZ offer the opportunity to enjoy multiple types of entertainment in a convenient location.
Since it's not always possible to budget the time and expenses to travel to a NZ land-based casino, many gamers explore other forms of casino entertainment. Gamers who want to experience casino gambling from the comfort of their own home can sign up for an online NZ casino account and play via their PC or mobile device at any time and from any location. The online pokies casino features all of the most popular NZ casino games. Gamers can enjoy online casino games for free in the casino's Free Mode or for real money prizes in the casino's Real Mode.
The online casino offers three convenient gaming platforms – the Download Casino for players who want to enjoy instant access by downloading the casino software into their laptop or desktop PC, the Flash Casino for players who prefer to play on an Internet browser and the Mobile casino for mobile users.
New Zealand players have their choice of gambling options at both Land-based Casinos in NZ venues and at the NZ online casino.