When playing in your first tournament, it can be overwhelming, and there are some things that you should consider before you get involved in the action. The playing of the poker is just one part of tournament play, and understanding what to expect will help you get deep into your first poker tournament. So let’s take a look at something you might not be considering when planning on playing in your first poker tournament. Picking…"What You Should Think About Before Your First Poker Tournament"
There has been a vast increase in the number of online casinos being made available in New Zealand. The influx of these casinos has lead to confusion amongst Kiwis with online gambling laws open to interpretation and nefarious practices by many offshore casino operators. We have combined our efforts with some of New Zealand’s premier online casino experts to assist New Zealanders traverse this new world of online gambling. We managed to secure exclusive access…"New Zealand’s Best Online Casinos – What you need to know"
Gambling has caused a lot of controversy around the world. Many believe it is the start of people’s downfall when things go wrong. Imagine you are a teenager going through puberty and trying to figure life out with a dash of gambling addiction on the side. That’s right, New Zealand’s secondary school students are more likely to battle with a gambling problem than you would think. A study was done a few years ago proving…"Should Schools Include Gambling Education in Their Curriculum?"
We all know that a good education improves your chances of a successful future dramatically. However, not everyone has the opportunity to further their studies. If you have a passion for the casino life and wish to pursue a career in the casino industry, don’t fret, SkyCity Entertainment Group might just have something for you. The company owning nearly all operating casinos in New Zealand offers training for those who dream of becoming a dealer…"Top 4 Tips if You Want to Work at SkyCityCasinos"
The country’s largest casino located smack-dab in the middle of Auckland city, houses 100 table games, 9 poker tables and more than 2 000 gaming and video poker machines. The casino owned by SkyCity Entertainment Group opened its doors in 1996 and has been running successfully since then. Their doors never close and they provide top service to their players. So, if you’re in the mood for non-stop casino entertainment then SkyCity Auckland is the…"Biggest Casino in NZ Offers Exclusive Private School Educational Tours"
In recent years it has been highlighted that the participation in gambling amongst secondary school students has been on the rise. Teenagers are unknowingly walking a very thin line when it comes to their involvement in gambling. In New Zealand the gambling law states that if you want to partake in pokies, TAB and scratchy gambling you need to be over the age of 18, and to gamble in a casino the age is 20.…"How Schools Can Help with Student Gambling Problems"
Professional poker players are usually just average people like you and I. They didn’t go to gambling school to get a degree on poker, although it might seem that way. Most of the time they had regular job titles before, like New Zealand’s very own champion Lee Nelson, who was a doctor previously. You would think having a qualification behind your name would be handy when pursuing a career in poker, in case things turn…"The Realities of Dropping Out of School to Play Poker Professionally"
Online casinos were the next best thing when they came about. Their easy accessibility makes it one of the most convenient gaming options around. However, there are some things online casinos just can’t offer, for instance, the good old-fashioned casino atmosphere found at land-based casinos. Casinos are still relatively new in New Zealand with only 6 standing. With their focus being quality over quantity, many come from all over the world to visit these top-class…"Best Land-Based Casinos in New Zealand"