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How we Choose the best New Zealand Online Pokies

Our review team have done the hard work–they’ve spun the reels, played the tournaments, and calculated the odds. We break down these sites down and examine each facet; software, game, banking methods, customer service, promotions, ease of withdrawal and of course reputation.

We also rate the best Casinos for Kiwi Players based on the factors most New Zealand pokies players choose to play on.As well as our overall reviews of New Zealand online casinos, we’ve ranked casinos on the Best Real Money Pokies games, the most attractive sign-up bonuses and upcoming, biggest Progressive Jackpots.

If you’re new to the world of online pokies, we’ve got handy Beginner’s Guides and tips as well as a Free Spins section where you can pick up the skills to become an online slots pro. Customer privacy and financial security are paramount. It’s a given that we only recommend online New Zealand’s most trustworthy and secure online casinos.

 

Meet The Team

The team at New Zealand Pokies. Kiwi are legendary pokies players who know the score on all the slots. There’s no point taking advice from people who’ve never stepped foot in a casino in their life. Theses Kiwis have been spinning the reels years and odds are, there’s noting these guys haven’t seen before in online gaming.

Dave Anderson is our resident pokies guru, his love of pokies began in Auckland’s casino’s when he was 21. If you don’t know what a payline, free spin, scatter symbol or a bonus game is – Dave is the man to ask.

He can often be found spinning the reels of his favourite games, keeping a close eye on the jackpot meters and testing out software. Dave’s a walking encyclopaedia of gambling facts and he’s no stranger to any of the table games.

 

Laura Wang is our resident statistician and general gambling geek. Her love of odds and error margins can only be rivalled by her love of her cat Boots. Laura has an MSc in Applied Statistics from M.I.T. and has been employed by some of the world’s biggest casinos to stack the odds in their favour.

She now researches and writes for us as well as contributing expert opinions on online gambling to the likes of Forbes, Wired and AskGamblers.Com.

 

Jacob Harris is an old hand at the casino game, he worked as a dealer for years, loves everything about casinos, especially pokies gaming. He brings his years of industry knowledge to his reviews.

A big fan of the casino atmosphere, Jacob wasn’t sure online gambling would take off, until he started started playing. He’s now an expert on all online gaming and he’s very opinionated.

 

 

Trusted Brands

With the proliferation of online gaming, New Zealand consumers need a trusted resource to make the best choice when playing online pokies. We make a commitment to only reviewing online casinos who operate ethically under New Zealand and international law.

All the casinos we recommend operate under the standards set by global regulatory gaming bodies. Keep reading to find out more about these international organisations.

 

Fair Play

We’re a team made up of online casino players and we want all our readers to enjoy gambling responsibly. Over a long period of time, using only discretionary funds and avoiding financial distress. All the brands we recommend offer responsible gambling advice tools to help customers stay in control of their gaming.

There are international organisations who regulate the online gambling industry and all the casinos we recommend are certified by them.

eCogra are the leading international, independent gambling industry testing agency who specialise in the certification of online gaming software and systems.

The International Association of Gaming Regulators or (IAGR) are representatives from regulatory gaming organisations throughout the world. They aim to increase the effectiveness and efficiency and standardise of gaming regulation globally.

SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) is globally standard security technology for achieving encrypted links between a web server and a browser. This link ensures all data passed between the web server and browsers remains private secure.