Top 10 online casino NZ rating

Updated: February 12, 2021 10:58

To learn more about the Rating System, Key Facts and History of Top casinos rating, the criteria for raters, and the appeal process? View the Ratings Guide below.

Top 10 casinos online in New Zealand
JackpotCity Review
JackpotCity Casino
80 Bonus Spins on Absolootly Mad Mega Moolah for NZ$1 deposit + 100% to NZ$400

Honourable Mention: Best choice for High Rollers in New Zealand, Best choice for deposit bonus as well as Best Minimum deposit bonus (80 Bonus Spins on Absolootly Mad Mega Moolah for NZ$1 deposit). Offers a total welcome package of $1600 spread over 4 deposits.

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VegasKings Review
VegasKings Casino
100% casino bonus to $400 + 200 FS (Starburst)

Great brand new casino offering an attractive welcome bonus pack (100%+100%+200% match up to $1000 (for first 3 deposits) and 200FS on Starburst)

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Casino Lab Review
Casino Lab Casino
100% match casino bonus up to NZ$1500 + 300 bonus spins on Reactoonz

All new real money online casino is fully licensed and regulated by the MGA. Casino Lab boasts a vast iGaming portfolio of 1300+games. Great welcome bonus with Free spins.

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CasinoFriday Review
CasinoFriday Casino
100% to $500 + 200 FS

Alluring welcome offer with Non-Sticky bonus to play whatever you want from the very beginning. SpinBooster level-up feature rewards players as they progress with free spins. Fast payment with Bitcoins and other crypto. 

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Wild Tornado Review
Wild Tornado Casino
Exclusive: 25 FS on Book of cats, x30 wager, no max cashout, ask in-chat as additional FS for 1st deposit

A good casino to play for users in New Zealand. The strong points are: great selection of games and easy casino banking. First deposit bonus is adequate with a little too low max wager bet ($1) when you playthrough the casino bonus money.

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PlayLuck Review
PlayLuck Casino
100% to NZ$200 + 20 extra spins

Safe and trusty casino to play for real money on Aspire Global platform, featuring Malta and UKGC License protection. Good welcome bonus offer

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Lucky Nugget Review
Lucky Nugget Casino
1st deposit matched 150% to NZ$200

Overall Score by Casinoslots Editors: Good. Safe and Secure gaming experience. Enjoy bonus: 150% match bonus up to 200 New Zealand dollars. No free spins

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Casumo Review
Casumo Casino
100% to $1200 + 20 FS on Book of Dead upon registration (no deposit)

Casumo brings a new welcome offer for NZ: 100% to $1200 + 20 FS on Registration on the Book of Dead. New Zealand dollars deposits.

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Casino Universe Review
Casino Universe Casino
500 free spins, no maximum cashout

Casino Universe is a very safe and fair new online casino brand. Massive number of free spins. Wide variety of games from a great number of software providers.

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SlotNite Review
SlotNite Casino
100% to NZ$250 + 100 FS

Fully licensed and one of the most trustworthy casinos accepting New Zealand dollars. NZ$10 min. deposit bonus. Great selection of 1,200+ slots and games from more than 90+ game providers.

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Dunder Review
Dunder Casino
First deposit 200% up to $50 + 180 bonus spins. 20 free spins on sign-up

Great welcome offer. Safe and protected payment options with fast payout. Literally, no withdrawal limits.

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SurfCasino Review
SurfCasino Casino
1st 100% deposit bonus up to $300, no max cashout, 30x (B+D) + 50 FS

SurfCasino boasts good welcome pack with 1st 100% deposit casino bonus up to $300, 30x wagering (B + D) + 50 Free spins

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HISTORY

We started our Top online casinos rating back in 2018 where we made early attempts to classify the top online casino brands available to NZ players. In 2019 Casinoslots made a formal classification based on a 100 point scale comprising Top casinos scores in the components of safety, welcome bonus, online games availability as well as depositing and withdrawals. In the late 2019 - 2020 we made a transition to even more precise assessment method: scoring different factors within each component of review and delivering a final compound score.

GUIDE TO RATINGS

Rating classification includes the table of scores from 0 to 100, where:

  • Less than 41 is poor
  • 41 - 50 is mediocre
  • 51 to 60 medium - (minus)
  • 61 to 70 is medium
  • 71 to 80 is good
  • 81 to 90 is very good
  • 91 to 100 is outstanding

Yearly accolades include top casino list winners and may also include winners in different components as well as other ad hoc nominations.

ALTERNATIVES to top 10 casino online rating

  • 100 best online casinos (larger NZ casinos rating)
  • Top 5 / Top 10 online casino real money (category-specific)

KEY FACTS

Top 10 online casino nz rating is updated monthly. On a yearly basis we make special distinctions to the top casinos in New Zealand that have got the most inclusions in the top ratings lists.

Top 10 casino list winners

In year 2018 Jackpot City casino has topped the list of best casino gambling sites the most -- 8 times -- and has been acclaimed the Top casino of the year 2018. Casimba has been named the Casino of the year 2019 with 7 top positions in the list.

Other top 10 casinos nominations

In 2018 and 2019 we made special accolades to the top brands in the following categories:

  • Top 10 mobile casino: Leo Vegas awarded in 2018 and 2019
  • Top 10 new casino: NightRush in 2018 and Joo Casino in 2019
  • Top 5 / Top 10 online casino real money

Top casino list survivors

Spin Casino (formerly Spin Palace) has been included in the top 10 list the most often among all brands. Casinoland has got the most stable spot in the top 3 among all brands in the list.

RATING COMPONENTS

Top online casino rating for New Zealand has the following components weighted from 0 to 100:

  • Licensing & Trustworthiness
  • Welcome bonus
  • Casino games
  • Casino Banking

Licensing and Trustworthiness is rated based on 4 factors each having the same weight:

  1. License power
  2. Complaints and Dispute Resolution Procedure
  3. Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Body Power
  4. Responsible Gaming Policy

Top 10 casino sites in NZ are qualified outstanding (91 to 100) or very good (81 to 90) for Trustworthiness.

Welcome bonus is rated based on 4 factors each having the same weight:

  1. Estimated bonus value to player
  2. Bonus wagering terms
  3. Free Spins availability
  4. Bonus Terms & Conditions

Most often, the Top 10 nz casino sites have good (71 to 80) to very good (81 to 90) classification for welcome bonus component of the rating.

Casino games is rated based on 3 factors each having the same weight:

  1. Software suppliers
  2. Composition of the lobby
  3. Number of casino games

Participants to the NZ top casino lists usually have outstanding (91 to 100) or very good (81 to 90) qualification score for Casino games.

Casino Banking component is rated based on 2 factors each having the same weight:

  1. Deposits and Withdrawals methods
  2. Deposits and Withdrawals Terms & Conditions

Top 10 casino sites in NZ are qualified outstanding (91 to 100) or very good (81 to 90) for Casino Banking.

Rules of Top 10 online casino nz

Rating panel includes 3 experts. Each one scores the top nz casinos on the basis of publicly available data, including casino websites, other prominent casino critics opinions, etc. The casino rating score is a total of scores by component. The final score is a median of rating from all three experts. Rating is updated monthly. Yearly nominations and awards are given on the basis of monthly performance stats.

Eligibility

New casinos are eligible for including into our rating. Please use a Contact form to get in touch with us and receive a questionnaire form.

Requirements

To get listed with Casinoslots NZ top list casinos have to share our values of Equal opportunities, Innovation, Competitiveness, Openness and Cooperation, Responsible gaming and Conflict avoidance and conflict resolution. See more details on our values on the Homepage. Please note that we have a yearly rating inclusion fee that is equal for all and covers some of our expenses.

Disqualifications

If a casino site listed with top online casinos in New Zealand rating table fails to perform according to our values or is noticed in misleading or illegal practices by us or other reputable critics, we will exclude such brand from our ratings.

Experts

Full expert team we don’t disclose. At all times it includes Bogdan Theo, Casinoslots website owner. It may also include Casinoslots casino reviewers as well as invited raters.

See also

  • 100 best online slots
  • Best 10 NZ online pokies
  • Top 5 online casino games

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Created by Chloe Harper Quality Assessor