Auckland’s Only Casino

Auckland only has one Casino, run by SkyCity Entertainment Group. The Casino is the heart of the the SkyCity Entertainment Complex. The Casino itself has a large floor with more than 2000 Slot Machines, and 150 table games. It’s an NZ$ Casino so gambling is done in New Zealand currency.

Gaming Machines

If your idea of a good time is pushing a button and watching fruit spin on a screen then SkyCity Casino has just the place for you. With over 2100 gaming machines and a wide range of minimum bets you can spend the whole night gambling. Remember in NZ Gaming Machines are usually referred to as ‘pokies machines’ or just ‘pokies’. As in “you kids stay in the car I’m going to play the pokies”. If you find yourself leaving your kids in the car while you play the pokies call the Gambling Helpline on 0800 654 655.

Table Games

Table games include Roulette, Blackjack, Baccarat and 5 different version of Poker including Texas Hold’Em and Caribbean Stud. The ever popular and always exciting Money Wheel for those who like to keep their gambling skill free, and of course Craps (Snake Eyes). Also popular are Pai Gow, and Tai Sai or Sic Bo.


Auckland’s Casino also has a Baccarat room with 20 Baccarat tables, located up the escalators on the 3rd floor, while it’s not the private VIP room (it’s open to anyone over 20 who wants to play Baccarat) it still has an exclusive feel.

Poker at SkyCity

SkyCity Casino in Auckland offers 5 types of poker, Texas Hold’Em, Caribbean Stud, 3 Card Poker, Lunar Poker and just plain old regular Poker. There’s daily tournaments and an ever growing Royal Flush Jackpot.


Cancel culture hasn’t yet come for Blackjack

SkyCity Casino at Sky Tower in Auckland.

V.I.P. Gaming

Eight – VIP Table Gaming

If you’re a whale then SkyCity Casino in Auckland have a place for you. Eight is their private  members only area for their most valued table gaming customers. If you’re invited you know you’ll be well looked after in luxurious surroundings as you gamble your fortune away.

Platinum – VIP Gaming Machines

If you go hard in the paint when you gamble but prefer the slots to table games, then Platinium is the place for you. A private members only lounge with all your favorite gaming machines, open 24-7 everyday they are legally allowed to, this invite only club has dedicated hosts to ensure your experience is always excellent, private VIP parking privileges and a private smoking balcony.

Activities & Dining at SkyCity Casino

SkyCity Entertainment Precinct has a lot more than gambling to offer. There’s over 20 bars and restaurants, a theatre, the Sky Tower, 2 hotels and another under construction plus the NZ Convention Centre (also still under construction). Those who want a little more adrenaline than betting the farm on the throw of a dice can throw them selves off the tower with SkyJump, or just walk, or calm back down with a relaxing treatment at East Day Spa. SkyCity really has something for everyone.

Gambling is great fun. If you find you’re having so much fun you can’t stop you’ve got a problem. Call the Gambling Helpline on 0800 654 655.

Is SkyCity Casino Open During Covid Alert Level 3?

No. SkyCity Casino is closed until level 2.

Do you have to be vaccinated to get into SkyCity Casino?

Yes. When SkyCity reopens only vaccinated gamblers will be allowed in.

How old do you have to be to enter SkyCity Casino?

By law you must be 20 years old to enter the Casino floor.

What should you do if you can’t stop gambling?

Call the Gambling Helpline on 0800 654 655.