NZ Online Casino Reviews https://www.casinoreviews.net.nz The biggest online casino guide in New Zealand Wed, 14 Nov 2018 09:11:16 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.8 Top 3 Pokies Released in October You’ll Want to Try https://www.casinoreviews.net.nz/3-new-casino-slots-you-must-try/ Wed, 31 Oct 2018 11:32:36 +0000 https://www.casinoreviews.net.nz/?p=1590 Game developers release new slots all the time so it is sometimes hard to keep up. With so many pokies to choose from, which ones do really deserve your attention and are worth your hard-earned cash. In an attempt to answer this question for you and make the choice at least a bit easier, we’re […]

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Game developers release new slots all the time so it is sometimes hard to keep up. With so many pokies to choose from, which ones do really deserve your attention and are worth your hard-earned cash. In an attempt to answer this question for you and make the choice at least a bit easier, we’re bringing you our selection of top three pokies released in October.

Gunslinger Reloaded by Play’n GO

If you’re a fan of Wild West-themed pokies, you’re probably familiar with Gunslinger, a popular release by Play’n GO featuring scenes from the era of cowboys, sheriffs, and, of course, gunslingers. Looking to give their game a do-over, Play’n GO has decided to release a sequel to this popular slot in Gunslinger Reloaded.

The new pokie is similar to the original in many aspects but it does come with much improved graphics and the better overall feel. Gunslinger Reloaded features 20 paylines and it is jam-packed with entertaining features, including a shot at a jackpot for collecting a royal flush by hitting a winning combo with each of the card values (from 10s to Aces).

There are also two bonus modes to look forward to. Bottle spins are triggered by landing three bottle scatters on three middle reels, offering doubled wins for the duration of the feature. The Bounty Hunt bonus gives players an opportunity to chase a bandit across the town, ending in the final showdown to determine the multiplier applied to the wins from previous rounds.

This pokie can be played at Casumo who currently offer new players $1200 in Casino Bonuses + 180 Free Spins on Starburst on your 5 first deposits

Dark Vortex by Yggdrasil

Dark Vortex by Yggdrasil

Yggdrasil has become known for creating innovative and graphically rich pokies and their latest release, Dark Vortex, certainly doesn’t disappoint. If you’re into spooky, scary games, then this slot is definitely right up your alley.

Dark Vortex features 243 ways to win across five reels initially, but with an opportunity to increase those pay-ways quite significantly. Reels are populated by cartoonish and nicely animated creatures of nightmares and the gameplay is accompanied by ominous music that will certainly get you at least slightly anxious. This only adds to the game’s appeal, of course, as Dark Vortex aims to fully seize all players’ senses.

The free spins mode is triggered by landing Vortex symbols on all five reels but landing at least two will improve your pay-ways and grant additional free spins, giving you a chance to enter the bonus. During the bonus, there are stacked wilds and 3,125 ways to win, significantly improving winning chances.

And, for those low on patience, Dark Vortex also offers an opportunity to buy the bonus feature for the price of 80 times your stake.

Not all online casinos offer Yggdrasil games, but one that does is GUTS casino. As a new player you can claim a 200% up to $100 casino bonus.

Wild Bazaar by NetEnt

NetEnt brings the feel of an oriental marketplace straight to their players’ homes with their latest Wild Bazaar slot. This pokie features a somewhat unusual setup with 26 paylines across five reels and no traditional free spins we’ve become used to with NetEnt games.

Instead of having to wait for a bonus, Wild Bazaar offers a constant action with one of four different features activated every time a player lands a winning combination containing three or more chests of the same color.

There are four different chests in the game, each of them triggering a different feature, such as stacked wilds, linked wilds, colossal wilds, and multiplying wilds. These features are cumulative, so you can trigger another one while one of them is active, leading to some potentially amazing wins along the way.

Almost all reputable online casinos offer NetEnt games, but we would say our favorite online casino for this game provider is CasinoCruise.com.

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NetEnt’s Halloween Jack: Your Perfect Halloween Pokie by NetEnt https://www.casinoreviews.net.nz/halloween-jack-slot-machine-by-netent/ Wed, 31 Oct 2018 07:52:05 +0000 https://www.casinoreviews.net.nz/?p=1584 Halloween-themed pokies are not actually a new idea as we seem to get quite a few of them every year around the time for everyone’s favorite costumed holiday. Despite the fact, they never get old and players’ can never seem to get enough of them, which is why game developers continue to deliver. NetEnt’s Halloween […]

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Halloween-themed pokies are not actually a new idea as we seem to get quite a few of them every year around the time for everyone’s favorite costumed holiday. Despite the fact, they never get old and players’ can never seem to get enough of them, which is why game developers continue to deliver.

NetEnt’s Halloween Jack is yet another slot in this group that was released at Rizk Casino, featuring a familiar feeling and providing the perfect mix of scary and entertaining atmosphere that Halloween is all about. This 5-reel, 20-payline doesn’t bring much new in terms of gameplay but it is certainly a nice addition to the overall group of Halloween-themed pokies New Zealand players can try their luck with.

A Perfectly Spooky Theme

The Halloween Jack slot by NetEnt truly delivers in terms of atmosphere. With reels set on a backdrop of a scary graveyard at night, filled with tombstones and dead trees, the game creates a truly spooky feeling.

This feeling is further boosted by the ominous music playing in the background, hinting at something bad that’s about to happen. With lightning flashes in the distance and creepy wind blowing as you spin the reels, Halloween Jack can quickly drag you in and seize your full attention.

As expected, reels are populated by typical Halloween symbols, such as Jack-o-lanterns, acting as wilds, black ravens, bats, and zombie ladies. There are also horseshoes and undead horses, alongside standard lower-paying symbols represented by playing card values.

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Walking Wilds & Free Spins With Potential

In the base game, the Halloween Jack pokie features walking wilds. Every time a Jack-o-lantern wild lands on the reels, it will move one space to the left on the next spin, helping to create more winning combinations. These spins are free and they last for as long as there is a wild on the reels. Once the last wild exits the reels, the game returns to the normal mode.

Landing three or more chest scatters triggers free spins with improving wilds. By landing lantern symbols on the last reel (lanterns only appear during free spins) players will upgrade wilds in the following order:

  • 3 Lanterns will trigger stacked Hell Hound wilds
  • 6 Lanterns trigger stacked Jack-o-lantern wilds
  • 9 Lanterns will improve wilds to expanding Death Reaper wilds

If the gameplay seems somewhat familiar, that’s because it is. The features you’ll find in Halloween Jack are actually taken from another Jack slot, namely Jack and the Beanstalk, one of the older and more successful NetEnt Games.

All in all, although it doesn’t bring much new in terms of features, this game comes with great graphics and excellent overall atmosphere so if you’re a fan of Halloween-themed pokies, you should definitely give Halloween Jack a try.

At the moment, this is not a slot with free bonuses, but it can be played on most online casinos offering Netent Slots, such as Casumo, Dreamz and Yako Casino.

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Rizk Casino Reaching Out to Players via Captain Rizk Twitter https://www.casinoreviews.net.nz/rizk-casino-reaching-out-to-players-via-captain-rizk-twitter/ Mon, 03 Sep 2018 15:27:55 +0000 https://www.casinoreviews.net.nz/?p=1085 Rizk Casino belongs to the group of young and modern online casinos that are taking the whole gambling experience to a new level. Realizing new generations of players require a different approach, Rizk has always tried to build an underlying story around their brand, making their site more than just a place where you can […]

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Rizk Casino belongs to the group of young and modern online casinos that are taking the whole gambling experience to a new level. Realizing new generations of players require a different approach, Rizk has always tried to build an underlying story around their brand, making their site more than just a place where you can gamble.

As a part of these efforts, the casino has been maintaining a Captain Rizk Twitter account. In case you didn’t know, Captain Rizk is a superhero of sorts, which the casino has come up with to represent their brand and create a deeper connection with their players.

Around the World with Captain Rizk

The Twitter profile of Captain Rizk is maintained really well and, if we didn’t know better, we could be fooled into thinking it was an actual person. You’ll see the Captain himself at different locations around the world, taking photos in his superhero costume and sending messages to the players.

During the recently concluded football World Cup, we could see him around different landmarks in the participating countries, inviting fans to cast their predictions for the upcoming matches. Although many of these images are clearly photo-shopped to include Captain Rizk, we can’t deny the effort the casino is putting into building the Twitter account of their mascot.

Apart from these, there are also many photos from different events organized by the casino, featuring happy winners and Rizk ambassadors like Maria Sandberg, a young star from Norway, who made her name in a male-dominated world of FMX.

Link to Rizk Twitter

Taking the Extra Step

While some may find the whole idea of the Captain Rizk Twitter account somewhat strange and funny, the point is, Rizk is taking those necessary extra steps to stand out from the competition and attract players to their brand. The world of online gambling today is very competitive and highly saturated, so these efforts are what is required to succeed.

Through building the following on Twitter, Rizk Casino increases its reach and establishes a better, more personal connection with their players. At this point in time, not too many casinos are taking these steps, so Rizk is definitely one of the pioneers.

The whole idea is clearly very healthy and well-founded from the business perspective. Only company insiders know exactly how successful it is (or isn’t), but it would be a safe bet that the overall response from the existing and potential player base is mainly positive.

Haven’t got an account at Rizk yet?

If you haven’t got an account at Rizk yet, then head over to our review and read how you can claim a no deposit bonus up to $25!

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Lucky Player Cracks Divine Fortune Jackpot at Casumo for Almost $100k https://www.casinoreviews.net.nz/lucky-player-wins-divine-fortune-jackpot-at-casumo/ Sun, 02 Sep 2018 15:18:46 +0000 https://www.casinoreviews.net.nz/?p=1081 Not all dreams come true. In fact, most of our dreams never come to fruition, especially if they have to do with winning really big at an online casino. The odds are simply so stacked against us and there are so many other players trying to do the same thing that scoring a jackpot remains […]

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Not all dreams come true. In fact, most of our dreams never come to fruition, especially if they have to do with winning really big at an online casino. The odds are simply so stacked against us and there are so many other players trying to do the same thing that scoring a jackpot remains in the dreamland for most of us.

But, for a lucky few, these dreams do come true. That’s exactly what happened with one very fortunate lady who was spending her time spinning NetEnt’s Divine Fortune slot at Casumo, playing just $0.40 a spin. The winner, whose name is Emily, could hardly believe what was happening was true when she realized she managed to score the main jackpot, winning €93,389 in one clean swoop.

Beginner’s Luck?

This story is pretty amazing as it is, but what makes it even more so is the fact Emily had only signed up with Casumo ten days before the huge windfall. As she explained in the winner’s interview afterwards, she was mainly attracted by Reel Races and that’s what kept her going.

For those not familiar with Casumo, the casino organizes a number of Reel Races every day, where players compete playing at a particular slot for a certain number of spins. Players who have the best score in the end win free spins and / or cash. What makes Reel Races so popular is the fact the stakes are irrelevant – everybody has the same chance of winning, whether they spin at $0.20 or $20 a spin.

For that reason, Casumo is very popular with casual players looking to have some fun. With Reel Races available to everyone and featuring some nice prizes and additional excitement, you can really get your money’s worth at Casumo.

Plenty More Jackpots to Go

Emily may have won the Divine Fortune jackpot, but there are many more progressive jackpots waiting to be won at Casumo. The casino is famous for hosting a couple of thousands of video slots, including many popular jackpot games like Mega Moolah and Hall of Gods.

Considering all the possibilities on offer, from huge jackpots, over Reel Races, to a generous welcome package for new players, Casumo is definitely one of those casinos worth checking out. The next big winner is just around the corner and there is no reason it couldn’t be you!

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Casumo offers a $1200 Welcome Bonus + 180 Free Spins to new depositing players. You will be credited deposit bonuses free spins on your 5 first deposits. Read our review to find out the exact details.

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Become a millionaire with Mega Moolah at JackpotCity Casino https://www.casinoreviews.net.nz/become-a-millionaire-with-mega-moolah-at-jackpotcity-casino/ Sat, 01 Sep 2018 09:54:30 +0000 https://www.casinoreviews.net.nz/?p=1044 The post Become a millionaire with Mega Moolah at JackpotCity Casino appeared first on NZ Online Casino Reviews.

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Microgaming’s Mega Moolah is easily one of the best-known progressive jackpot slots out there, regularly awarding huge amounts to lucky players all over the globe. As one of the oldest Microgaming casinos, JackpotCityCasino is definitely the place to go and try your luck – especially now!

Namely, it’s been a while since there’s been a Mega Moolah Mega jackpot winner, so the amount up for grabs has now reached well over $13 million – $13.6 million at the time of writing this text and rising steadily. If you were ever going to chase a jackpot, this is the time.

Mega Moolah

Breaking Records

The current jackpot is still behind the biggest ever win awarded by Mega Moolah, but it has already surpassed the second-biggest ever win. With the game being around for well over a decade now, this is definitely a big thing and not something we’re likely to see any time soon.

In truth, players can find the Mega Moolah slot across dozens of online casinos out there and the odds of winning will stay the same no matter where you play. However, going with JackpotCity Casino is a good choice for a number of reasons.

This online casino has been around for years and players have always been treated fairly and with respect. So, if you’re going to deposit your money somewhere and chase after the jackpot, you’re better off doing it somewhere you won’t have any unnecessary problems and headaches.

More Fun Stuff to Do

If you don’t end up winning the big prize, you’ll still have plenty to do at JackpotCityCasino. The site features an impressive library of Microgaming slots, so players have access to many classics as well as all new releases produced by the company.

Alongside slots, there are many table games on offer as well as quite a few video poker variations. So, whatever your gaming taste might be, there is likely to be something on there to meet your demands and expectations.

Keep in mind, however, that Mega Moolah jackpot could be gone at any point. If you feel like chasing it, the time to get started is now. Once it is awarded and it resets back to the starting amount, it could be a while before it reaches such a huge number. So, get in the mix and try your luck – it isn’t every day you can win $13,000,000+ playing slots at the lowest stakes!

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Travel Back in Time with New LeoVegas Slots https://www.casinoreviews.net.nz/new-leovegas-slots/ Thu, 30 Aug 2018 09:50:33 +0000 https://www.casinoreviews.net.nz/?p=1033 The post Travel Back in Time with New LeoVegas Slots appeared first on NZ Online Casino Reviews.

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Players at LeoVegas Casino have had a lot to be happy about over the last few days. Namely, LeoVegas has expanded its library of slots with quite a few new titles from several suppliers and many of them will take you back in times, featuring ancient gods, brave Vikings on a mission, and much more.

Revisit Ancient Empires

If you’re in love with old history and ancient powerful kingdoms of Greece, Rome, and Egypt, you’re likely to be thrilled about some of the latest additions to LeoVegas. Sticking to their usual routine, folks at LeoVegas don’t discriminate so you’ll find some colorful titles in there.

 

Rise of Olympus Slot Machine

Rise of Olympus

Rise of Olympus by Play’n GO brings out ancient Greek Gods on the 5x5 grid. Join Zeus, Hades, and Poseidon and try your luck with this inventive game filled with entertaining features. Each of three gods has its own special power, which will bring you closer to achieving the goal of clearing the entire board and triggering the free spins bonus feature.

 

Age of Ceasar Slot

Age of Caesar

Age of Caesar takes players back to the period of Rome at the peak of its glory.  With 30 paylines, chariot wilds, Caesar scatters, and other symbols like soldiers, golden coins, swords, and shields, this slot has a lot to offer, especially during the bonus round featuring 15 free spins.

 

Secret of Nefertiti 2 Video Slot

Secret of Nefertiti 2

Secret of Nefertiti 2 by Booongo takes us back to another rich period in human history, that of ancient Egypt. With excellent music playing in the background and symbols such as Nefertiti herself, cobras, black cats, scorpions, and multiplier wilds, this game is likely to attract some attention. The bonus feature gives players several options, where they can balance between the number of spins and win multipliers.

Travel Rough Northern Seas

For those who prefer the Viking lifestyle and their audacious exploits over the centuries, the Viking Clash video slot will be right down their alley. Developed by Push Gaming, another newcomer in the world of casino game developers, Viking Clash can certainly be described as different.

Viking Clash Video Slot

The game comes packing two separate set of reels, each with 25 paylines. A nice, cartoonish design works great alongside several entertaining features such as Wild Ship and Viking Battle free games. Although both sets of reels pay individually, they also work together during the bonus, so if you’re interested in trying something new and different, definitely give the Viking Clash slot a try.

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Are Online Casinos Rigged – The Ultimate Question https://www.casinoreviews.net.nz/are-online-casinos-rigged-the-ultimate-question/ Mon, 18 Jun 2018 10:58:27 +0000 https://www.casinoreviews.net.nz/?p=780 Online gambling is all about entertainment, enjoying one of your favourite pastimes and, should luck favour your case, profit along the way. While this is all about fun and games, there is hardly a gambler, amateur or regular, who hasn’t asked themselves the ultimate question of their chosen online casino’s fairness. The stigma regarding casino […]

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Online gambling is all about entertainment, enjoying one of your favourite pastimes and, should luck favour your case, profit along the way. While this is all about fun and games, there is hardly a gambler, amateur or regular, who hasn’t asked themselves the ultimate question of their chosen online casino’s fairness.

The stigma regarding casino deviousness has originated long before online casinos, as the first gambling establishments and parlours were all but legal and regulated. Hence, people are largely used to the idea of having an operator willing to steal from them in order to end up profiting, even though nowadays, that is quite far from the truth. Online operators are working to their utmost potential in order to ensure their players’ security and satisfaction. While it is fairly easy to state that these establishments are credible and reliable, providing solid arguments to key concerns is the only way to settle the matter.

What seems to set off the first signs of doubt regarding an operator’s reliability is the actual game selection – players spend a lot of time going through titles and staking their no deposit casino bonuses, welcome offers, or their own hard-earned cash. In the last instance, particularly, players are largely prone to notice all kinds of patterns when it comes to their outcomes.

In this regard, it is important that players are familiar with the concept of house edge – the part of their stake that inevitably ends up in the operator’s account. It is, in fact, the main source of income for such establishments, and a rather lucrative one at that – while it may appear to contradict the temporary massive wins, it still puts casinos ahead when it comes to the long run. Due to this, no established operator would be willing to risk their long-term hefty overturn for a brief and rather punitive profit.

Considering that the house edge is used solely to boost the sustainability of this business model as such, it should also be proven fair in order to obtain player trust. This is often considered yet another critical point of doubt when it comes to player inquiries regarding rigged gambling services. In order to maintain transparency as much as possible, online casinos make use of completely independent third party companies that perform regular testing of their game and platform software. This implicates their credibility as much as the operators’, providing further proof in the overall reliability.

Should any additional concerns arise, online gambling experts suggest addressing specific segments of the platform, such as the software providers, the customer support team of representatives and even take a chance with the banking options. While all these points serve to discard the idea of rigged online casino platforms, they ultimately do exist under certain jurisdictions. Nevertheless, following upon the given guidelines, and taking as many precautions as possible before firmly establishing a casino’s legal status is the best action towards protecting yourself as an aware player.

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All New ‘Summer Island’ Adventure & Game Titles at Casino Heroes https://www.casinoreviews.net.nz/all-new-summer-island-adventure-game-titles-at-casino-heroes/ Mon, 18 Jun 2018 08:53:39 +0000 https://www.casinoreviews.net.nz/?p=776 The devoted staff behind what is nowadays known as a leading online casino brand is constantly working to maintain and upgrade their services, thus improving player satisfaction. While there are many ways to achieve such a purpose, Casino Heroes have already covered most key areas, starting from player safety, through platform compatibility, game selection variety […]

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The devoted staff behind what is nowadays known as a leading online casino brand is constantly working to maintain and upgrade their services, thus improving player satisfaction. While there are many ways to achieve such a purpose, Casino Heroes have already covered most key areas, starting from player safety, through platform compatibility, game selection variety and optimization, all the way to a trademark service that would keep them on the trending radar.

The Casino Heroes game play is unique in itself, as you can note simply comparing it with reviews of online casinos elsewhere. This is mainly due to the fact that it provides players with a journey-like setting filled with challenges, rewards and excitement, nothing short of this is expected when it comes to their latest promotional addition.

The New ‘Summer Island’ Hit Destination

As any player at Casino Heroes already knows, there are three regular, standard islands as the main framework of the game play. Each of these contains its regions and individual bosses, all the while allowing players to progress through the territory by enjoying their favourite games, testing new titles or engaging in challenges.

The coming summer season, as the ultimate time for adventure and heroism, has a new ‘Summer Island’ adventure up for grabs. Registered players at Casino Heroes are eligible to roam the additional island territories just like the existing ones, basically using the identical procedure.

Nonetheless, the action offered at Summer Island is much more diverse and exotic, opening whole new landscapes on the player pool horizon. The range of regions is constantly going to expand up until July 15th, as each weekend will see the promotion of a new release. A new set of bosses will also be at players’ disposal, ready to provide the action necessary to accumulate some massive riches.

Game Titles to Go With the Novelty

Casino Heroes tend to be consistent in all their services, so while they may appear to be focusing solely on the overall Heroes’ adventure, they are also keen on providing as many ways to go through it as possible. Namely, players are actually supposed to choose most of the action themselves, and while personal preferences may result in a few favourites, it helps to have a wide range of gaming options when spinning the reels gets you the greatest boost to your track record.

In this regard, the operator is constantly working to enrich their game offering. They marked the end of last month with two new title releases, Hugo Goal from Play’n Go and Amazing Aztecs from Microgaming, and continued in the same manner. Thus, the latest title release on this casino platform is the Wild Scarabs slot game, also from Microgaming, which offers yet another new spin on the theme of Ancient Egypt. Other than a recognizable and still engaging theme, this slot software product has a multitude of symbols, rewarding features and payout potential to keep players entertained at all times. All you have to do is register for an account and check in for your Summer Island adventure.

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Online Gambling Industry Pioneers – How Did They Do It? https://www.casinoreviews.net.nz/online-gambling-industry-pioneers-how-did-they-do-it/ Thu, 14 Jun 2018 15:03:08 +0000 https://www.casinoreviews.net.nz/?p=735 Online gaming seems to be all anyone can talk about since it first appeared back at the turn of the century. Nonetheless, the last decade or so has seen an even more massive rise in its popularity, with players and enthusiasts appearing from all over the world. This is mainly due to the multiple tech […]

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Online gaming seems to be all anyone can talk about since it first appeared back at the turn of the century. Nonetheless, the last decade or so has seen an even more massive rise in its popularity, with players and enthusiasts appearing from all over the world. This is mainly due to the multiple tech advancements, Internet expansion and overall progress in the digital industries.

Such circumstances are what have led innovative thinkers to act upon the given situation and improve the industry even further. Each of the following profiles has been recognized as pioneers of this field of work, in one way or another, and some analysis of their influence could easily pave the way to something even more revolutionary for the most popular online casinos.

The Coats Family

Mr. Peter Coats has been accompanied by his son John and daughter Denise throughout the entire establishment and progress of their business. Since the year 2000, this family has actively provided gambling services to the UK public, starting off with local land-based Bet365 sportsbooks that rapidly turned into a national brand, all the more prompted by the fact that Peter had already been chairman and had just become the majority shareholder of Stoke City FC. Whilst the online platform was still being set up and promoted, he engaged in some Labour-party politically oriented donations, which saw him amass an unseen fortune soon afterwards, as the Coats family were able to sell their land-based business for £40m and focus on online markets. Nowadays, the UK magnate is open and fully supportive of UK regulations in their statements, prompting more markets to copy the proof-tested system.

Victor Chandler

When it comes to identifying fertile soil for innovation and progress, Victor Chandler’s instincts are frequently described as ‘second to none’ in this industry. Namely, the owner of BetVictor who took over the business from his late father has first started off where he left off – in the UK. However, when the opportunity showed itself and he was asked to intermediate offshore bets for eastern clientele, he recognized the potential and managed to perform a transfer to a much more liberal Gibraltar. Even in recent years, as talks on UK taxes seem to be going well for such offshore betting operators, his statements remain irreversible as to relocating back to the homeland.

The Shaked Family

After getting the idea out of a dentist conference at a Monte Cristo casino, Aaron Shaked and his brother Avi decided to set up an online platform from their home in Israel that would soon become a massive success. Needing funding to support the idea, they teamed up with another pair of brothers, Shay and Ron Ben-Yitzhak in order to fund Virtual Holdings Limited, later renamed in 888 Holdings, back in 1997. After Ari’s political turmoil and the death of Aaron, the company has returned stronger than ever, with the original inventors/investors still holding the majority of shares.

Considering that these stories refer to actual services that we use day in and day out, there is no lack of inspirational potency needed to keep the industry moving in a progressive direction.

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The Best Land-based Casinos in New Zealand https://www.casinoreviews.net.nz/the-best-land-based-casinos-in-new-zealand/ Thu, 14 Jun 2018 13:21:16 +0000 https://www.casinoreviews.net.nz/?p=731 New Zealand has a long and diverse history when it comes to the practice of playing games of chance and luck. While some have been completely supportive of the practice, others have managed to impose various restrictions throughout the years regarding different forms of gambling. Regardless of past turmoil, the current situation in New Zealand […]

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New Zealand has a long and diverse history when it comes to the practice of playing games of chance and luck. While some have been completely supportive of the practice, others have managed to impose various restrictions throughout the years regarding different forms of gambling. Regardless of past turmoil, the current situation in New Zealand is fairly and sufficiently regulated, and most forms of gambling – lotteries, bookmakers, casinos – are permitted on its territory.

When it comes to casinos in particular, the network of land-based establishments of this type is rather scarce, as only six are in existence to date. This, on the other hand, has prompted each of them to provide more quality than quantity, resulting in a benevolent environment for its player base. If you have the option to choose and visit some of them, the following list contains the top casino establishments on New Zealand soil.

Christchurch Casino

This casino floor opened back in 1994, and is known as the first casino floor, offering players with a massive selection of over 500 of their favourite pokies, as well as table games and a sports bar with world-wide action coverage. If you are looking to visit Christchurch Casino, you will need to know its working hours are from 11 am to 3 am. This still offers players plenty of time for players to explore all the different possibilities at their fingertips. One thing is for sure – they are bound to enjoy the comps offered by regular casino and VIP hosts for your action on their casino floor.

Dunedin Casino

The Dunedin Casino establishment may not be the biggest or most diversely equipped among the whole, but it is definitely worth a visit. One reason for this is due to its convenience – the casino is located only 24km away from the Dunedin Airport. Tourists, in particular, are bound to make the most of such proximity, although people from New Zealand, and especially the city of Dunedin, pay equally frequent visits to the casino floor. Speaking of which, the casino floor here features around 200 slot machines of all types, and boasts an impressive table games action. Moreover, considering that all player progress can be tracked while a Club card makes for an even more enticing offer.

SkyCity Auckland Casino

If you want something massive, luxurious, exclusive and at the same time available for a large player audience, go to SkyCity Auckland Casino. This land-based establishment has been operating since 1996, and has since then reached 4-star status, expanded to a five-star SkyCity Grand Hotel, and yet maintains focus on keeping players interested. And with numbers such as 1600+ pokies, 100+ table games, 700-seat theatre, a dozen bars and about 700 rooms in total, this is no surprise.

All in all, the land-based casino market in New Zealand does have a lot to offer, as long as you know what you want and where to get it. Still, those indisposed to visit such an establishment can turn to the more modern format of online casinos. Here is a list of the top NZ online casino operators, although having both options at hand is bound to provide the best of both worlds.

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