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Latest September Slot Releases

New September Slots

There’s nothing as exciting as new slot machines to play at your favourite online casinos. So, we’ll be looking at the latest September slot releases to hit your screens this month. While we can’t list every game out there, we’ve hand-picked the slots that sound like a good time. These are the new pokies released […]

Are slots better than table games? – Top 10 Reasons

Are slots better than table games?

Many gambling advice sites are divided on how you can win more money. Is it better to play slots or table games? That’s why we’ve decided to answer the question: “are slots better than table games?” by comparing the pros and cons. While both games have their merits, it’s essential to know what you’re getting […]

New July Pokie Releases – Updated List of 2020 Pokies

Gold Volcano July Pokie

Everyone loves something new, and this month, there are plenty of new July pokie releases to look forward to. All of these games have something unique to offer, so be sure to check out the slots providers you might not be familiar with. After all, making money on slot machines that are optimised for mobile […]

SkyCity Gets Warning From DIA for Advertising Malta Casino to Players

On Monday, the Department of Internal Affairs (DIA) issued a formal warning to SkyCity Entertainment Group for emailing customers in March. Reportedly, the operator emailed customers in March, just days before Alert Level 4 was unveiled. In the email to loyalty program members, the company reportedly informed customers that its Malta-based casino was still operating. […]

NZ Gambling Act Reforms Tabled for Public Discussion

NZ Gambling Act Reforms Public Contributions

Gambling Act reforms are now up for discussion by the government and public after coming up for review on 31 July. Currently, the legislation is not specific enough about Internet gambling, which will be the main focus for the reforms by the Department of Internal Affairs (DIA). However, the suggestions submitted are drawing criticism from […]

Star Entertainment Junket Operators Under Scrutiny

Star Entertainment Junket Operators Investigation

Recent inspections into Star Entertainment junket operators has prompted the CEO to speak out. According to recent reports, Star Entertainment’s junket operators have become the subject of public inquiry. Since Crown Resorts’ own troubles with authorities overseas, the sector has been extremely sensitive to legal backlash. In 2017, Star Entertainment’s rival, Crown Resorts, was involved […]

UKGC Calls for Consultations about the Ban on Credit Gambling

UKGC to Ban Credit Gambling

A ban on credit gambling in the United Kingdom will be investigated next month by the UK Gambling Commission. After calls for evidence in February, the regulator will now begin consulting with the gambling and financial sectors about the harms of gambling with borrowed money or credit. Credit gambling is a growing problem in countries […]

New Strategy to Challenge Gambling in NZ

Proposed Strategy to Challenge Gambling

The New Zealand administration has disclosed a new detailed stratagem with the chief purpose of to challenge gambling. Their aim is to decrease the gambling addiction in the Maori, Asian and Pacific societies. These communities have the highest levels of gambling harm and addiction throughout New Zealand. The rise of harmful gambling is seen in […]

Evolution Gaming Releases Two New First-Person Titles

Evolution Gaming Releases Two More First-Person Titles

Two new live first-person games are being released by Evolution Gaming this week at NZ casinos. As the biggest live casino game developer, Evolution Gaming has started pushing the envelope on their games. In fact, their new range of first-person games will likely be big contenders at the Global Gaming Expo (G2E) this year. So, […]

PGF Raises Concerns over Racing Industry Reforms

PGF Raises Concerns over Racing Industry Reforms

The Problem Gambling Foundation (PGF) of New Zealand has raised concerns over gambling-related harm associated with reforms to the Racing Industry. When the reforms were announced earlier this year, they were aimed at improving revenue intake. However, the latest plans to regulate the reform could affect at-risk communities negatively. According to reports, the two biggest […]

Best Pokies Tips in New Zealand

Top 10 Pokies Tips NZ

Slots are some of the most popular games in New Zealand. That’s why we’ve put together our best pokies tips for Kiwi players who want an edge while playing. While tips are always helpful, we have to warn players that they don’t guarantee wins. Even professional gamblers will lose from time to time. So, don’t […]

Low Wagering Casinos for Kiwi Players

Low Wager Bonuses Explained

Finding a low wagering bonus at Kiwi casinos doesn’t have to be complicated. With our guide, you’ll be able to get the best low wagering bonus in New Zealand easily. We’ve got the best tips for sussing out online casino bonuses and getting a great deal. Of course, you’ll need to do a little research, […]

Racing Industry to Start Taxing Offshore Bookmakers

Racing Industry to Start Taxing Offshore Bookmakers

New Zealand’s racing industry could soon be facing some big changes. Reportedly, the government will be charging a point-of-consumption tax on races in New Zealand. After a review by John Messara, an Australian racing expert, two pieces of legislation are in the works. Firstly, the current racing board will be replaced. Then, plans for the […]

Credit Card Gambling Could Be Banned in the UK

Credit Card Gambling Could Be Banned in the UK

Credit card gambling could soon be banned in the United Kingdom. The risks of credit card gambling have been brought forward by the Labour Party. What’s more, the statistics behind the proposal show that citizens spend up to £8.6 billion (NZ$16.65 billion) a year on gambling with credit cards. When combined with current estimates of […]

Gambling Venue Manager Charged by DIA

Gambling Venue Manager Charged by NZDIA

The New Zealand Department of Internal Affairs (NZDIA) has taken action against a gambling venue manager. An NZDIA spokesperson has confirmed that the accused was employed at a gambling venue and not a casino. Under the 2003 Gambling Act, the manager is facing a fine of NZ$5000 and a criminal conviction. Group director of the […]

Opening Night Reservations Open for Encore Boston Harbour

Opening Night Reservations Open for Encore Boston Harbour

The Encore Boston Harbour has finally announced the grand opening of the resort after months of speculation. Encore is part of Wynn Resorts, and will be the first integrated casinos to be built outside of Nevada for the operator. However, the resort is already facing an uncertain future thanks to the firm’s founder, Steve Wynn. […]

NZCT Installs Facial Recognition Software for Self-Excluded Players

NZCT Protecting Addicts

The New Zealand Community Trust (NZCT) will install face recognition software at their Gisborne venues. As a pre-emptive measure, this will help self-excluded players to stay away from gambling. Mike Knell, the CEO of NZCT, has revealed that the implementation is part of a legal obligation to help problem gamblers. More so, Knell claims that […]

Tauranga City Council Introduces ‘Sinking Lid’ Policy

Tauranga City Council Won’t Approve Any New Pokies

On 14 March, Tauranga City Council will adopt a new policy for poker machines. According to reports, the ‘sinking lid’ policy will stop any new gaming venues from opening in Tauranga. More so, new pokie machines will not be approved. These measures are expected to help residential areas affected by social deprivation and gambling addiction. […]

LGPA Looking at Shot Tracking to Boost Betting Interests

LGPA Investing in Shot Tracking for Online Betting – NZ Golf News

Since the ban on sports betting was lifted in America, most professional sports leagues have welcomed legal betting. One league, the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LGPA), has decided to invest in ways to make real time bets more exciting. They will soon have shot tracking systems like the PGA tour, to track data during the […]