The Biggest Casinos in New Zealand - Christchurch casino

The Biggest Casinos in New Zealand

There are plenty of casinos in New Zealand, but we’ve rounded up the biggest so you know where to start:

Dunedin Casino New Zealand

The Dunedin Casino opened in 1999, in the city centre of Dunedin itself. This venue, with its old world decor and charm is a great Casino to visit in New Zealand. It offers a great variety of table games and also electronic games.

The 12 table games on offer include Poker, Caribbean Stud Poker, Baccarat, Blackjack and Roulette. There are 180 electronic games offered by Dunedin Casino, with a nice range of slots from 1c to $1.

Christchurch Casino

Christchurch Casino was the first casino in New Zealand; it opened its doors in 1994. Offering more than just gaming, the casino has three restaurants, two bars and plenty of venue space for events.

The Christchurch Casino is found in the popular Victoria Street district, and is open the entire weekend, 24/7. It has a strict no under 20’s policy and every weekend you will find live entertainment. The Christchurch Casino is the home of the New Zealand Poker Championships.

This casino offers 500 modern slot machines and 34 table games, including Baccarat, Blackjack, Poker, Roulette and more.

Christchurch casino - The Biggest Casinos in New Zealand

SkyCity Auckland

SkyCity Casino opened in 1997 and is located in the Central Business district of Auckland, this was the second ever casino in New Zealand, and the only casino in Auckland. Included in the SkyCity Auckland is the SkyCity Hotel, one of the busiest hotels in New Zealand; it offers over 300 rooms, which were recently refurbished in 2013. The separate SkyCity Grand is a luxury 5 star hotel mainly used for the VIPs and High stake players, and also offers over luxury 300 rooms.

The SkyCity Casino also has a large range of restaurants, which can cater to any and all taste bud desires. This casino also offers s few bars, with great live entertainment and lively atmospheres.

On offer in the casino, which is open 24 hours a day 7 days a week, you have a massive 1700 plus modern and fun gaming machines and over 130 table games. Just a few of the table games on offer are Pai Gow, Blackjack, Baccarat and Roulette.

Skycity Hamilton

The SkyCity Hamilton is located behind the Hamilton’s Historic Post Office building overlooking the Waikato River. This entertainment complex first opened in 2002, and it currently offers some great entertaining restaurants and bars, and a convention centre that can host up to 600 guests.

The casino in SkyCity Hamilton is also open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and is very lively and entertaining. This casino offers 23 table games, such as midi baccarat, Roulette and Blackjack. The 330 plus gaming machines on offer are world class and highly entertaining.

Skycity Queenstown

SkyCity Queenstown actually has two casinos to offer the visiting player, the Queenstown Casino and the Wharf Casino. The Queenstown casino opened its doors in 2000, and currently offers 8 table games, just as you’d find when you play online Roulette NZ, as well as 86 highly entertaining gaming machines.

The Queenstown casino also has a great little bar and kitchen to keep you fed and entertained on you gaming breaks.

The smaller Wharf Casino has 6 gaming tables and 61 modern gaming machines; this boutique casino offers a quieter but no less exciting evening of entertainment in Queenstown.