You can count on the digits of your hands and feet how many people are born to be royals. That means royalty is confined to one of the most exclusive clubs in the world. But that doesn’t mean everyday people like you and I can’t enjoy what it’s like to receive the royal treatment.
Established at the turn of this century, Royal Vegas rolls out its red carpet to Aotearoa New Zealand gamblers to experience that regal feeling while having the time of their life in sorting out where the kings, queens, jacks, and aces should be stacked to improve your chances of boosting profits.
The responsibility of delivering that right royal road lies in the hands of Digital Limited Casinos, which comes under the canopy of the Fortune Lounge Group of online casinos, including renowned brands such as JackpotCity, Ruby Fortune, Spin Casino, as well as the 7 Sultans, All Slots, La Vida, Red Flush, Vegas Palms, and Wild Jack.
To most Kiwis, the number MGA/B2C/167/2008 will mean nothing but its Royal Vegas licence from the Malta Gaming Authority. It’s the online operator’s peace of mind to its millions of global followers of its legitimacy. That Royal Vegas is value for money comes from its subscription of eCOGRA that, in turn, rubberstamps the online casino operator’s transparency as a safe and caring provider.
With more than 700 games tucked away in its catalogue, Royal Vegas offers Kiwi gamers mind-boggling choices to play on desktops and mobile devices. The games include baccarat, blackjacks, craps, poker, pokies, progressive jackpots, and roulette. The online casino sprinkles spice to its selection menu with film and TV-themed titles such as Game of Thrones™, Jurassic Park™, and Tomb Raider™.
To keep New Zealanders frothing around the mouth while staving off competition from industry rivals, Royal Vegas is in the habit of adding fresh brand-spanking titles. It offers free games to those who wish to become game savvy before wagering on real money.
Here are some online casino games that strike a chord with Kiwis at the Royal Vegas:
Any online casino entering the internet market to lure New Zealand gamblers must recognise their appetite for pokies (slots). Royal Vegas does that admirably. Among some of the most popular pokies with Kiwis are:
The Royal Vegas website impresses the need to keep refreshing its pokies bank for Kiwis because of the high interest in the online casino format. Here’s a quick taste of the type of fresh blood injected into new pokies:
This Microgaming and SpinPlay two-reel-set baby comes with an invigorating twist, banking on people’s familiarity with fairy tales. The software developers had Royal Vegas in mind when they came up with the 40-payline Alice in WildLand, played across two wheels simultaneously. Snazzy symbols include a bottle of perfume, caterpillar, Cheshire cat (wild symbol), cupcake, toadstool, and a white rabbit. In-play bonus features include multipliers and free spins.
Kiwi players who enter the Royal Vegas online casino domain will be the first to acknowledge games with mythological themes have a special appeal to them. Microgaming, in conjunction with Triple Edge Studios, will not disappoint with the six-reel underwater cave backdrop of Ancient Fortunes: Poseidon™. The addition of the Megaways™ features enables the different-sized symbols to fall on the reels to boost the chances of winning to a staggering more than 100,000 potential ways. The god of seas and storms, Poseidon offers Kiwi gamblers a great opportunity to cast for cash all day.
For the strategy gambling junkies in New Zealand, Royal Vegas has the ideal fix with an array of online table and card games. The online casino operator offers 82 different table games, not to mention 33 types of blackjack, 22 poker, and 14 roulette ones. For good measure, Royal Vegas has four baccarat and a craps game.
The drawback for Kiwi newbies, wishing to window shop before diving in, is that you have to be logged in to see the nuts and bolts of the games, including the creative themes and rich graphics. However, for those who take ownership, they’ll find they can click on a heart icon next to any game that takes their fancy before saving it to their favourites file.
Here is the breakdown of some of the Kiwi favourites (number denotes the number of games and then the most-played ones):
Lift the bonnet on the Royal Vegas live-dealer engine and you’ll find Evolution Gaming packs the grunt of Ezugi for seamless games. The high-definition resolution video streaming and arresting sound effects of clattering chips and slapping cards tend to transport the gamblers into a brick-and-mortar atmosphere. No doubt, those who find the noise distracting can simply click the mute button.
The live dealers are professional but engaging. The Royal Vegas site offers a chat icon that not only provides Kiwi players a channel of communication with the cordial dealers but also other online players around the table. Throw in the benefits of in-game additions, such as the player table history, and New Zealanders will find it’s difficult not to feel like you’ve just walked into an online casino after strolling down the infamous neon-lit Las Vegas strip.
Among the popular live-dealer games are 3 Card Poker, baccarat, Caribbean stud poker, double ball roulette, Dream Catcher, Evolution Party Table, hold ‘em, live roulette, and private blackjack.
Here are some Evolution games that Kiwis can wager on from a minimum of NZ20 cents to $NZ5,000 (number of games in brackets/variety samples):
Despite a stiff wagering requirement of 70x (which matches other key rivals), Royal Vegas underpins its imperial status with an average payout percentage of 96.87% for all games, according to eCOGRA. Table games, on the other hand, have a payout of 98.86%. New Zealand gamblers will be pleased to know that’s on the foundation of a whopping 100 per cent welcome bonus of $NZ1,200 as well as bonuses riding on your first four deposits. In other words, those who sign up to deposit $NZ10 or more will be entitled to a 100 per cent match bonus. The second to fourth deposits will fetch the same bonus for up to $NZ300.
Gamblers must meet their wagering requirements to claim the bonus. Should they fail to do so within two months, they stand to lose their bonus. It’s important for Kiwi players to know that Royal Vegas doesn’t set the return to player (RTP) standards. That’s the responsibility of eCOGRA. That means those NZ online casinos who subscribe to it automatically come under the fair-play rules of the third-party gambling watchdog.
For mathematically-challenged people, the RTPs can feel like sitting algebra exams. Don’t worry. We’ll break it down here for you. RTP is the result of comparing the money paid out from wins against the sum of cash wagered at any given online casino. At Royal Vegas, for example, an average RTP of 97% comes with the understanding that for every $NZ100 a New Zealand gambler wagers, the online casino will fork out $NZ97 in winnings. However, it’s vital to note that it’s theoretical.
Kiwis can download and install the Royal Vegas online casino software in the time it’ll take them to flick on the electric kettle to boil water to brew tea leaves for an uplifting cuppa. The software offers gamblers the opportunity to tailor the gaming experience to their individual needs, such as tweaking the game speed and customising the audio preferences. A lion’s share of the games is compatible with mobile devices, ensuring nothing is cropped off in switching to compact screens.
At the online casino coal face, Royal Vegas proudly rubs shoulders with every other rival who waves a quality club membership card of Microgaming, Evolution Gaming, and NetEntertainment. The multi-award-winning software developers ensure non-buffering, glitch-free navigation, and transition, regardless of whether you’re playing Ancient Fortunes: Poseidon™ or strategizing on the live-dealer Evolution Party Table. Microgaming masters the intricacies of the pokies games’ configuration while Evolution Gaming works its wizardry to ensure Kiwis have that brick-and-mortar casino feel streamed into their living room or man cave.
Royal Vegas maintains high standards in obtaining an eCOGRA certificate to ensure the latter party runs every game through its random number generator (RNG) process to protect players from lopsided outcomes. Quite often, when the two global pioneers are driving the online casino technology, it’s easy to forget the contribution the affiliates tend to make for the cutting-edge difference. In this case, Crazy Tooth Studio, Foxium, NextGen Gaming, Northern Lights Gaming, and Rabcat play a pivotal part in ensuring the production line flows like good oil.
When online casinos ascend to the throne of highfliers in the gambling industry, they have to put their perks where the players can recognise Royal Vegas’s appreciation that loyalty comes at a price. Royal Vegas’s good intent comes with bonuses and promotions. Paramount is its Rewards programme that doesn’t beat around the bush. New Zealand gamblers will begin to accrue loyalty points from the moment they make a commitment to sign up on the Royal Vegas website.
To bump up value to the Rewards programme, the online casino operator offers Kiwis the opportunity to cash in their loyalty points. Not only that, but Royal Vegas also raises the stakes on its rivals in handing over the cash without any wagering requirement. Now, that’s not something to sneeze at, never mind eclipse in the industry in breaking free from the humdrum of betting stakes and boosting one’s profit margins.
From the moment New Zealanders make a real-money first deposit, they’ll receive invites to the Royal Vegas online casino’s weekly and monthly promotions. To cut to the chase, Kiwis will find a range of jaw-dropping prizes up for grabs — cash with no strings attached, cruise packages, shopping splurges, snazzy sportscars. Show you’re an eager beaver on their platform and the Royal Vegas Rewards wallahs will pave a pathway for VIP programme entry to make the most of more scoop specials.
The Royal Vegas VIP programme shifts into top gear the minute you create an account to place your first bet. Every dollar you wager equates to a loyalty point, which can be converted to bonus credits at your discretion. In a tiered system that mirrors other rivals’ VIP clubs, the Royal Vegas one adopts a bronze to invite-only prive´ qualification categories. Kiwis can land 2,499 points on just signing up to be adorned a bronze member. It goes without saying that the more you wager, the quicker you’ll yield points.
So, sitting under a coastal tree, listening to the waves lapping the shores helps you strategize better rather than your gaming room? Don’t lose sleep over it Aotearoa New Zealand gamblers. Royal Vegas mobile online casino site and app will make that, and any other on-the-run preferences, a reality. That includes any Kiwis chewing their fingernails because they aren’t too familiar with how mobile devices work. That’s because Royal Vegas has countless add-ons that will make the transition a stress-free exercise.
Whether you want to use an app or the web-based avenue, the Royal Vegas site will provide a stable mobile platform. If installing software is second nature to you, then New Zealanders can download software from the Royal Vegas casino app for android or iOS devices. Play Store is the go-to for the android app while the Apple faithful will find theirs on iTunes. If you dislike the idea of a run-around then go straight to the Royal Vegas online casino website to download the apps.
Here’s why the Royal Vegas site stamps its supremacy as the king of online casinos. It offers a web-based platform that finds traction with any breed of devices. That equals instant access on any smartphone or tablet, coupled with a promise of a broad catalogue of desirable pokies and table/card games. Anytime new games are added, the mobile devices are in the frame.
What sets the Royal Vegas mobile app lounge apart from the other pretenders to the throne is its latitude and the creature comforts that come with it. Latitude means New Zealand gamblers need only open one player account to access multiple devices. The creature comforts are the assurance from a single tap to enable Kiwis to rock and roll on a silky app.
Mindful that android is a global leader of mobile operating systems and powering 90 per cent of smartphones and tablets, Royal Vegas has made it idiot-proof to hit “casino app” on its landing page for the two options. If you already have an account, just follow the instructions. Those who are new will have to register to download via the green Royal Vegas APK button. YouTube videos, in less than a minute, patiently guide those who may find reading instructions to taxing.
The iOS app is the key that opens the iPhone chamber of delights for the Kiwi gamblers. However, it wasn’t a stroll across the park for Royal Vegas online casino to secure the custom of the App Store. Oh no, the operator had to meet the stringent quality controls to gain Apple’s stamp of approval.
No matter what the time zone, Royal Vegas caters hand and foot to its online casino wagering customers. New Zealanders are no exception.
Even those gamblers who can navigate a website blindfolded will find there are occasions when that nagging feeling can inhibit you from skirting the boundaries when excitement levels hit a crescendo on the betting platforms. That’s why Royal Vegas has rolled out a “Contact” drop from its landing page to take you straight to the helpful 24/7 customer support agents. Take your pick of real-time live chat with a brand customer service representative. That live-chat icon is often levitating on the bottom right corner of the online casino website, too.
Alternatively, Kiwis can click on the email icon to re-route you to: email@example.com The other option to the 48-hour email — when the query isn’t urgent or maybe time-consuming — is via the “help” section through the website menu. No 0800-phone contact exists on the website. No doubt, the FAQs at the bottom of the landing page, dropping down from the “About Us” section, is enlightening, covering things like what to do if a banking transaction times out or what “source of wealth” is.
Never mind how good Kiwis may be at wagering, when it comes to moving cash from one point to another it all boils down to trusting the banking system. Royal Vegas offers inner calm with an exhausting lineup of trusted brands for Kiwis to opt for as payment methods. It’s not unreasonable for New Zealand gamblers to ask for safe, reliable, and swift transactions to gift them more time to do what they love most — place bets on their favourite online casino games.
Royal Vegas accepts debit and credit cards from reputable merchants, such as MasterCard and Visa. Neteller and Skrill e-Wallets also work well for instant deposits. For withdrawals, Royal Vegas offers a similar variety of transaction methods with e-Wallets leading that service sprint. It pays to note that for your withdrawal, Kiwis will need to verify their ID with documentation, including samples of a utility bill and a photo ID card, such as passport or driving licence, to safeguard your interests.
The only fee Royal Vegas will levy on New Zealanders is $NZ5 for every $NZ500 via bank transfers, which sounds reasonable. The least amount you can withdraw is $NZ50 a transaction and a maximum of $NZ4,000 in a week. PayPal is not a payment option. However, a “reverse withdrawal” option is available to Kiwi gamblers within the timeframe of a paying method. That means the money qualifies as a deposit again.
Here’s a quick glance at withdrawal times: