Gambling in NZ

Gambling in New Zealand

Gambling has been a very important part of society.  In India gambling in the ancient times was never as such treated as a social evil.  Rather now also in one of the festivals gambling is a predominant event.  People take part in gambling for monetary gains, relaxation, excitement, to socialize and sometimes to directly or indirectly contribute to the community through fund raising activities.  Not only in India, in many other cultures also gambling has been a traditional activity.  However, from the older times gambling has taken many shapes and forms; have been supported by electronic media and have come to an easy reach of the people who did not have access earlier.

In New Zealand, gambling was encouraged by the introduction of Lotto and Electronic Gaming Machines, sometimes also known as EGMs or Pokies back in the late 1980’s, which was later followed by casinos, phone and internet betting has significantly augmented the traditional horse racing, dog racing and housie and private betting.

The casinos in New Zealand which provide for the local people as well as the tourists, which are particularly known for their ambience, are Sky City Casino in Auckland, Christ Church Casino, and Dunedin Casino, Which also has a residential hotel and can provide as many as 58 rooms and 112 superior rooms and 8 suits also.  The other casinos are namely the Sky City Hamilton, Sky Alpine Casino in Queenstown and the Wharf Casino.  Among these the Sky City Casino situated in Auckland houses 110 table games and 1647 Video terminal gaming machine which is the highest in number among the other casinos.

So we now know that other than Las Vegas which is called the paradise for gamblers; New Zealand’s Dunedin Casino also has lots in store for a regular as well as for an amateur gambler.

Thanks for reading this article, I hope, you have learned something new. I really enjoy sharing my passion with you. Be sure to check other articles about games and casino. Stay tuned for new materials. Be responsive with your game and your money, Good luck, and don`t forget to have fun!

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