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5 Important Facts About New Zealand’s Gambling Market

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Whenever there is a focus on the gambling market within the Asia-Pacific region, Australia, which is one of the largest gambling markets in the world, tends to hog all of the attention.

As in many other aspects, Australia’s quieter cousin New Zealand is often wrongfully overlooked by industry pundits, online casino operators, and affiliates. However, they can no longer afford to do so.

New Zealand’s gambling market might not be as large as Australia’s, but it is rapidly becoming a major consumer market that is on track to become a significant global industry player. To help illustrate this point further, here are five essential facts that you need to know about New Zealand’s gambling market.

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1. A Huge Portion of New Zealanders Gamble

One fact that is often crucially overlooked is the sheer number of New Zealanders that regularly play real-money casino games. According to some of the most recent studies, a whopping 80% of New Zealanders, equal to about 3.8 million people, gamble on a regular basis. The bulk of these gamblers stick to lotteries, but this is changing fast.

2. Overall Gambling Spend Per Head is Rising

Not only is the number of gambling fans in New Zealand high, but the amount they actually spend is high, and rising. Last year, New Zealanders spent around $2.4 billion, or about $648 per head. This figure is a full $49 million higher than the year before, which, in turn, was significantly higher than the year before that. It is clear that the gambling market is going through an unprecedented growth phase.

3. Online Competition is Heating Up

While there are only a small handful of land-based casinos in New Zealand, the level of online competition is growing rapidly. Among the estimated 1300 online casinos that offer services in New Zealand, the biggest market player is the online platform SkyCity, which offers online pokies, blackjack, poker, roulette, and even live casino games to players across the country. Expect online operators to increase their marketing efforts in NZ in the years ahead.

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4. Gambling Revenues Often Go to Charitable Causes

Few people realize that, as part of New Zealand’s unique gambling laws, many of the revenues from casino gaming go straight to charitable causes. Under the law, all public gaming in New Zealand is expected to return profits to the community. Such profits are used to house homeless people in cities such as Auckland, fund new infrastructure such as transport and convention centres, and pay for various other non-commercial causes. Another country that has a similar system in place is Finland, a nation that New Zealand is often compared to.

5. Slots Are By Far the Most Popular Casino Games

Finally, it is important for industry watchers to know that the most popular type of casino game in New Zealand by far is the pokies. Similar to the situation in Australia, pokies are found in bars, pubs, and hotel lobbies across the country, which has contributed to their popularity. Pokies also have a role in the culture of New Zealand, in much the same way that they do in Oz. The pre-eminence of pokies is unlikely to be challenged in the near future.

These are the facts that any industry pundit should know about gambling in New Zealand.

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24KCasino is proud to be an independently run casino

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Income Access is thrilled to announce their partnership with Frapapa, in addition to the launch of their new affiliate programme! Frapapa is an exciting new sportsbook and casino platform focused on the expanding Nigerian market.

We will be providing our industry-leading affiliate marketing tracking platform solution to Frapapa, as well as launching and managing its new affiliate channel. The launch will supply affiliates with a wide range of marketing and analytics tools, flexible commissions, detailed performance tracking and support from a knowledgeable team with 19 years of experience in the industry.

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Frapapa’s Commission Promotion

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Income Access is thrilled to announce their partnership with OUTLAST DFS, an exciting Daily Fantasy Sports App that has already launched in multiple states, in addition to the launch of their new affiliate program.

Income Access will be providing their industry-leading affiliate marketing tracking platform solution to OUTLAST, in addition to launching and managing its new affiliate channel. The launch will supply affiliates with a wide range of marketing and analytics tools, flexible commissions, detailed performance tracking and support from a knowledgeable team with nearly 20 years of experience in the industry.

OUTLAST DFS is an innovative Daily Fantasy Sports App that’s launched in 19 states, including: California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Minnesota, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, West Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

They have three unique games – OUTLAST Over/Under, OUTLAST Survival Pool and Purse, with both an EZ and Pro user interface for all levels of DFS users.

The platform is easy to navigate and has several exciting features for daily fantasy sports lovers to make their experience even more enjoyable! In addition, OUTLAST has the most offerings of player options and props across several sports.

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OUTLAST DFS has an array of exciting bonuses for their clients to benefit from, as new players can take advantage of their 100% welcome bonus, matching up to $200 on their first deposit. They also offer a referral program where players and their referral get a $10 credit upon registering. OUTLAST DFS’ players enjoy the convenience of their 24/7 live support, so they can get back to enjoying the game!

 

OUTLAST Daily Fantasy Sports’ Commission Promotion

With the launch of their affiliate program, OUTLAST is offering a tiered CPA deal, as well as a 3-4% gross entry fee share.

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