At Jackpot City, New Zealand players can enjoy new release Microgaming pokies alongside well-established favourites and the biggest progressive jackpot games.
Jackpot City active since 1998 and he is one of the older online casinos and still in business today. He recently been re-designed into classy and attractive site.
New players at Jackpot City can double their bankroll with the Welcome Bonus, which gives you 100% matches on your first four deposits. Provided your 2nd, 3rd and 4th deposits are made within 7 days of the preceding one, each of these bonuses is worth up to $400, making the overall bonus potentially worth $1600.
The signup bonus has a 50x wagering requirement attached to it, which is above the current industry average, but all pokies games contribute to this at a rate of 1:1 – including progressive jackpots, which is not a feature that can be found at all of the sites we list. It should be noted, however, that the contribution of other games to the playthrough is much smaller:
If you play pokies regularly and are prepared to make four investments in a reasonably short time at the outset, then you’ll get good value from the sign up bonus, as 100% matches on four deposits of this size are not common and give you a good chance to double your bankroll. On the other hand, if you play a lot of games besides pokies, or don’t want to make a series of regular deposits when you first set up your account, then a single deposit match bonus might be more suitable for you.
The Loyalty Programme at Jackpot City is the opportunity for regular players to pick up rewards and bonuses simply for playing. Every wager earns you points and helps you to progress through the six levels of membership (Blue, Bronze, Silver, Gold, Platinum, Diamond) each of which has its own privileges. The loyalty points you earn can be exchanged for casino credits in multiples of 200. There is also an additional VIP programme for high rollers as well.
There are also special promotions that run throughout the year, themed around holidays and other special events, along with a regular programme of daily, weekly and monthly special offers where you can pick up rewards such as casino credits and free spins, as well as luxury prizes like holidays and electronics. Other regular special offers include deposit match bonuses where you get an extra bonus every time you make a deposit during the specified promotion window. Players are notified of these and other promotions via email and your casino account inbox.
The huge range of more than 450 Microgaming pokies and casino games at Jackpot City can all be played either using the free casino software or in Instant Play, where no download is required. Many of the games are also available to play for free in practice mode, although you need to have registered for an account to be able to do this.
Pokies in all categories can be played, including the biggest and best-known Microgaming progressive jackpot slots, and so players at Jackpot City can enjoy real variety in their gaming. The selection includes:
The table games at Jackpot City include over 40 different versions of blackjack and American, French and European roulette.
Blackjack, roulette and baccarat can also be played in the Live Dealer casino, where games are streamed in real time, featuring real dealers, and which offer high levels of interactivity.
Jackpot City mobile casino games can be played in a variety of ways. iOS and Android users can download a range of apps from either iTunes or the Google Play store – these include a standard and premium edition, as well as a pokies-only version.
Alternatively, games can be played directly in the browser of any iOS, Android, Windows or Blackberry hand-held device, making games accessible on just about sort of smartphone or tablet.
The number of games available in the mobile casino (either using the app or in Instant Play) is more limited than at the main casino, although it is still impressive and offers more variety than many comparable sites. The selection of games includes both new releases and Microgaming favourites, including the biggest progressive jackpots, such as Mega Moolah. You can also play blackjack and roulette, as well as live dealer games, in the mobile casino.
Jackpot City uses Microgaming Spin3 software both to power its games and to provide security for your personal information and financial transactions. Player accounts are automatically synced so that, provided you have your username and password, you can play anywhere and on any device, while the same sign up bonus and payment methods are available for new players registering for an account in the mobile casino.
New Zealand players have an accessible and convenient range of payment methods open to them, and accounts can be operated in NZD$.
EcoPay, Skrill and Neteller e-wallets are accepted for both deposits and withdrawals, as are EntroPay pre-paid cards. You can also use Visa and MasterCard credit and debit cards, although with regard to the latter, it is always a good idea to check with your card provider as to whether you can make withdrawals back to your MasterCard, as some institutions place restrictions on this. PaySafe Card, a pre-paid card (formerly Ukash) can be used for deposits but not for withdrawals, which means you will receive your funds via a bank cheque.
Payments are processed within 48 hours of a request being made, and in the case of e-wallets, funds are then immediately available. In the case of credit and debit cards, there will be additional card provider processing time on top of this. Bank cheques can take between 3-5 working days to process and then there is additional postage time. None of the deposit or withdrawal methods available attract any fees.
Jackpot City is a site that caters extremely well for NZ pokies players in everything it does. The range of Microgaming games is excellent, with pokies in every category to choose from, while the mobile casino also provides plenty of on-the-go options. The Welcome Bonus offers good value, with the chance to double your bankroll, especially with all pokies including progressive jackpot games contributing to the playthrough 100%.