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The Best Online Pokies in New Zealand

Online pokies are the most popular casino games among New Zealand players, and there are plenty to choose from here at Royal Vegas Casino. Our pokies are easy to play and offer great entertainment value, with themes to suit every player, innovative game-play and superb sound and graphic quality. Our licensed casino offers a safe, secure environment for you to play pokies online, and it’s super convenient, too. Our pokies games are fully optimised for mobile play, so you can launch them on your iPhone or Android device from anywhere you choose. There’s no hassle with banking, either – you can do all your deposits and withdrawals on our mobile casino app for iPhone and Android. All you need to get going with real money pokies is to register at Royal Vegas Casino, make a deposit and spin the reels.

Pokies games developed by the best

Our mission at Royal Vegas is to provide Kiwi players with the very best online pokies, so we’ve partnered with the best developers in the world: Microgaming. Since 1994, this pioneering software company has set the standard for innovation and quality in online casino games, especially online pokies. They know exactly how to boost the fun factor with entertaining themes, engaging animations and spectacular special features designed to multiply the ways a player can potentially win. Scatters, wilds, rolling reels and special gaming mechanics such as the famous Amazing Link are all present in our pokies. Free spins rounds give you extra chances, bonus rounds award prizes and Pick Me games can sometimes reveal a rewarding jackpot.  There’s literally no end to the variety you can enjoy in our online pokies casino here at Royal Vegas.

The most popular online pokies in New Zealand

It’s hard to say what the best online pokies are because everyone has different tastes. At Royal Vegas, we respect the individuality of our New Zealand players, so we offer as broad a range of online pokies as possible. That said, here are the most popular online pokies in Aotearoa right now.

Top 5 online pokies in New Zealand:

  • Amazing Link Zeus
  • 9 Masks of Fire
  • Adventure Palace
  • Masters of Valhalla
  • Amazing Link Riches  

Progressive jackpot pokies in New Zealand

Some of the pokies at Royal Vegas New Zealand come with a little something extra: Progressive jackpots! These are networked jackpots that start off with a specific seed value and grow with every bet placed by a player on the network.  When a player hits a jackpot, it goes back to its original seed value and starts growing again. This adds a whole extra layer of entertainment when you play pokies online, because on top of all the fun and games taking place on the reels, the jackpot wheel could randomly activate at any time. When it does, you have the chance to win a Mini, Minor, Major or Mega jackpot. The Mega Moolah series of pokies games has a Mega jackpot that reseeds at $1 million, while the Wow Pot series Mega jackpot reseeds at a hefty $2 million. 

How to play pokies online in New Zealand

What Playing your favourite real money pokies couldn’t be simpler. All you have to do is register an account with Royal Vegas Casino, make a deposit and find a game to play. If this is your first time at Royal Vegas, you’re entitled to an optional Welcome Bonus of up to $1200. Check out the paytable, set your betting level, press “spin” and enjoy the show. That’s all there is to it. You can also mess around with the settings to customise your game with autospins and set loss limits to make sure you stick to your budget. All Royal Vegas casino games are fully optimised for mobile devices, so you can enjoy the latest online pokies on the cellphone or tablet of your choice. Play in your browser or fire up our casino app for Android and iPhone.

Play online pokies safely and responsibly

Player safety is our top priority here at Royal Vegas New Zealand. We use SSL digital encryption technology to protect your privacy, while our eCOGRA certification is a guarantee that our games are safe and fair. Our range of handy payment options also enjoys top-notch security. On top of that, we provide responsible gaming tools such as self-tests, deposit and loss limits and time-outs to help players maintain a healthy balance. You can also call up your history for the last 12 months on the gaming interface or casino app.

Did you know? In the rest of the world they’re called slots, but in New Zealand they’re called pokies, meaning “poker machine”.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do you win at online pokies?

To win at online pokies, you need to land winning combinations of pay symbols along the paylines active in the game. Some symbols such as scatters will unlock special features such as free spins that make it easier to land winning combinations. Symbols land randomly so there is never any guarantee that you will win.

How do you play pokies online?

To play pokies online, you need to register at a licensed casino like Royal Vegas New Zealand, deposit funds into your casino account and select a pokie that you’d like to play. After that you set your betting level and press “spin”. It’s as simple as that.

How do paylines work?

Paylines are the different possible patterns that symbols can fall into on the reels to form winning combinations. Typically they run from left to right, although there are also innovative systems such as Megaways that increase your ways to win. Every pokie has a paytable that explains how the paylines work for that specific game.

What difference is between coins and credits in pokies?

Coins is the number of coins that you choose to bet on the next spin of your pokies game. Credits is how many coins you have left over in your balance. The amount of credits you have changes depending on what coin value you set.