Top 10 online casino NZ rating

Updated: February 10, 2020 11:26

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 CASINO ONLINE
Casinoland
Winner: Best Casino in New Zealand. Casino Land are certified and tracked for compliance. It offers a range of leading progressive slots. Live, phone, and email support are available 24/7.
  • Microgaming,
  • NetEnt,
  • +3
100% match up bonus to 200$
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PlayZee
Runner-up: Best online casino. The strong points: licensed by MGA. Gambling in NZD is available. 1386 online pokies available. $1500 worth of casino bonuses include 150 free spins.
  • Microgaming,
  • NetEnt,
  • +1
1st deposit bonus: 100% to $300 + 100 Free Spins
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Maneki
Rated Top percentile by us and 100% trustworthy MGA licensed Maneki offers 1133 online slots from popular software providers as well as 200% first deposit bonus with 33 Free Spins to play in NZD.
  • BetSoft,
  • Microgaming,
  • +3
200% match deposit to NZ$300 + 33 Free Spins
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Jackpot City
Honourable Mention: Best choice for High Rollers in New Zealand, Best choice for deposit bonus. Offers a total welcome bonus of $1600 spread over 4 deposits. Jackpot City has a quality live support that works around the clock.
  • Microgaming
First deposit matched 100% to NZ$400
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21 com
Acclaimed New casino of the year 2020. NZ dollar is available. Free spins are massive and the players value of bonus is good. Its huge selection of online pokies and weekly offers makes it highly commended for daily Online Pokies players.
  • BetSoft,
  • Microgaming,
  • +3
100% bonus to $100 + 100 Free Spins No deposit
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Leo Vegas
Best Free Spins: 30 FS No Deposit on the Book of Dead. First deposit doubled to 100 NZ dollars. One of the best in class for its Mobile gaming experience.
  • Microgaming,
  • NetEnt,
  • +1
100% to 100$ + 30 Free Spins No deposit no wager
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Spin Casino
One of the oldest and best casinos online in NZ. Great customers support. Wide selection of table games, poker, etc. Casino offer: 100% match up bonus to NZ$1000 on first 3 deposits
  • Microgaming
NZ$1000 on first 3 deposits bonus
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Guts
One of the most Trustworthy casinos on our list. Great selection of casino games with many small studios in place. Fast withdrawals and many ways to deposit. $10 minimum deposit bonus with no wager spins
  • BetSoft,
  • Microgaming,
  • +4
200% bonus to $100 + 100 Free Spins No Wager
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Casumo
Runner-up: Best Free Spins Offer in New Zealand. Casumo brings a new welcome offer for NZ: 100% to $300 + 20 FS on Registration on the Book of Dead. NZD deposits.
  • Microgaming,
  • NetEnt,
  • +2
100% to $300 + 20 Free Spins on sign up
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King Billy
King Billy are the Askgamblers Players Choice 2018 and Best Casino in 2018 and 2019. Brand new Special Bonus for NZ. It allows Bitcoin. Live Chat option is also available.
  • BetSoft,
  • Microgaming,
  • +5
121% to $800 + 51 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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