Casinos in New Zealand

skycityNew Zealand is a fascinating country. The archipelago of islands that forms the country that we know today was one of the first parts to break off from the larger land mass as the earth’s continents evolved – meaning that in this remote little corner of the world there is a huge range of unique flora and fauna to be discovered. The scenery is quite unique as well – particularly the South Island which features stunning mountain ranges, glaciers, and ancient rock formations. But New Zealand is also a modern, cosmopolitan society with plenty of great restaurants, bars, and cafes where they are serving up some of the best coffee in the world. With a huge range of outdoor activities to keep you busy, if you also dancing trying your hand at some casino games, then New Zealand has also got that covered.

 

Where to play casino games

 

There are five casinos available to you in New Zealand. These are the Dunedin Casino; the Christchurch Casino; SkyCity Auckland; SkyCity Hamilton; and SkyCity Queenstown.

 

SkyCity Auckland

 

The Auckland outlet of SkyCity casinos is the biggest casino in New Zealand. The casino in Auckland is open twenty four hours per day, seven days per week – it is a full entertainment complex offering restaurants and live shows as well as all of the world’s most popular casino games. The casino is laid out over two levels and features over one thousand, six hundred gaming machines (or slot machines) and over one hundred tables for all of your favourite casino games. Entry to the SkyCity Auckland casino is open to anyone that is over the age of eighteen.

 

Christchurch Casino

 

You can find the casino in Christchurch on Victoria Street which is one of the nightlife hubs of this city. The Christchurch casino offers over five hundred gaming machines and nearly forty tables as well as a selection of bars and restaurants.

 

SkyCity Queenstown

 

The Queenstown of SkyCity casino is open from twelve noon until four AM each day. The Queenstown casino has nearly ninety gaming machines as well as offering all of the favourite table games such as Blackjack, Roulette, Baccarat, Caribbean Stud Poker, and Texas Hold’em Poker.

 

Dunedin Casino

 

The casino in the city of Dunedin was opened in 1999 as part of the Southern Cross hotel building. The table games offered at Dunedin casino include Texas Hold’em Poker; Caribbean Stud Poker; Baccarat; Blackjack; and Roulette. There are also gaming machines available.

 

SkyCity Hamilton

 

The Hamilton outlet of SkyCity casinos was the third casino to open in New Zealand. The Hamilton casino forms part of the Riverside Entertainment complex and it is open twenty four hours every day, seven days a week. The Hamilton casino has over 330 gaming machines and over twenty tables to ensure that all of your gambling needs are catered for.

New Zealand may not be the easiest place to get to, but it is definitely worth the effort – especially if you like a bit of fun on casino games.