Thanks to its massive success since launching to a predominantly Australian market in 2011, Casino Mate have been attracting Kiwi players by the droves. It is powered by Microgaming’s cutting edge Viper software and features a massive selection of all the latest available casino games. Casino mate is owned by Vegas Partner Lounge casinos and they hold a gaming license from the jurisdiction of Malta.
Casino Mate offer Kiwi players a choice of two welcome bonus deals when they sign-up.
The first bonus option offers a total value of 1400,00 NZD that is spread across the first four deposits as follows:
- Deposit 1 – 100% match bonus up to 100 NZD
- Deposit 2 – 200% match bonus up to 50 NZD
- Deposit 3 – 25% match bonus up to 500 NZD
- Deposit 4 – 50% match bonus up to 750 NZD
The alternative is their FreePlay casino bonus worth 3000 NZD. This is a no-deposit bonus that merely requires you to download the free casino software and play through the bonus amount within 60 minutes. Any winnings are then yours to keep, without any risk or obligation.
Note that the playthrough requirements is quite steep at 50x the bonus amount, and only pokies contribute 100%.
Promotions & Rewards
Casino Mate have ongoing promotions rewarding dedicated players. These include membership to the four-tiered Vegas Partner Lounge Loyalty Program, whereby players collect points for games played and get rewarded in ascending value as they advance through the different levels. Rewards would typically include free spins, free credit, match bonuses, exclusive invites and other luxury prizes.
There are currently over 500 titles to choose from at Casino Mate, making it one of the bigger contenders on the net. Favourite choices include cinematic type pokies like Galactica, Battlestar and Tomb Raider. Popular table games are featured too, and fans can expect different blackjack variations like surrender, pontoon and Spanish 21 amongst others. Mobile players looking for a pocket-sized version of the casino have the option of downloading the Casino Mate app, or instantly playing all their favourite games by logging into the site’s URL directly from their browser.
Deposits & Withdrawals
We need to mention upfront that the New Zealand Dollar is not catered for at Casino Mate, but you may convert to AUD instead. A variety of well-known banking methods are available to make deposits and withdrawals, including credit & debit cards like Visa & MasterCard, electronic payment methods such as POLi and pre-paid systems like EntroPay and Ukash. The fastest withdrawal times start at 24 hours if you make use of e-wallets, and can take up to seven days for some of the other methods. Note that withdrawals are limited to around AU$ 6000 per week.
A dedicated team of professional Casino Mate support staff are on standby 24/7 to answer any of your questions. They can be reached either via the instant live chat function, or through telephone and email. Emails are typically responded to within 24 hours.