Legislation and regulators.
The gambling industry as it relates to casinos and gambling establishments in the country is overseen by several regulatory agencies - the Department of the Interior, the Department of Health, and the Gambling Commission (Gambling Commission, www.gamblingcommission.govt.nz). They act on the basis of the Gambling Act 2003 with various amendments and additions.
Land-based casinos in New Zealand
According to a 2017 report from the country's gambling regulator , there are 6 land-based casinos in operation. The largest is in Auckland, Sky City Auckland Casino, with 150 gambling tables, 1,877 slot games and 240 fully automated gaming machines ((Fully automated gaming machines).
Slot machines in New Zealand.
In New Zealand installation of terminals with videopoker (gambling game based on luck) which, as well as in Australia, have the slang name "pokies" (pokies) is authorized. They're ubiquitous, near stores, in pubs and other public places, and in authorized casinos. According to the Ministry of Social Development Web site, in December 2003 there were more than 22,000 non-casino slot machines in the country, about one for every 180 residents, including children. Official figures show that New Zealanders lose a significant portion of the money they spend on gambling, about 46% in 2008. But since then, that figure has gone down significantly. Right now (Q3 2018), there are 1,130 establishments with 1,342 slot machines, according to the New Zealand Ministry of Internal Affairs.
You can find quarterly data on slot machine halls with revenue on the Home Office website
Online casinos in New Zealand
Under the Gambling Act 2003 in this country prohibits the operation of "remote interactive gambling" ("remote interactive gambling"), defined as "gambling by a person at a distance by interaction through a communication device". Since this definition explicitly covers internet casinos there are no national online establishments that offer to play gambling in New Zealand. However, the law does not prohibit citizens of the country to use, the opportunities offered to play online casinos from other jurisdictions.