THE CHRISTCHURCH CASINO
The Christchurch land-based NZ casino was the very first one to open in New Zealand in 1994. The casino is located in the popular Victoria street and is a premier gaming establishment offering a fully equipped casino as well as dining options, pubs and weekly, live band performances.
The Christchurch Casino is open Monday to Thursday from 11am to 3am and on the weekends it is open from 11am on Friday and through the weekend until Monday at 3am. The casino has a car park with over 200 spots for your convenience. There is a smart and neat dress code requirement to enter the establishment.
The casino offers a wide array of games designed over a spacious 43,998 sq. ft. The casino houses over 500 slots machines where you can enjoy a huge range of real money pokies NZ. The pokies games on offer have a wide wagering range and include games for as low as 1c and as high as $2. The casino has a selection of pokies games that are exclusive to the casino and the option of playing some of the higher wagering games in a private room.
Once you have had your fill of the pokies games, you can take advantage of the 36 table games! The table games include all of the classics such as Poker, Baccarat, Roulette and Blackjack as well as many variations of these games. If you are a new player or have any questions about the game rules, you can approach one of the friendly casino staff and ask for some assistance.
The casino’s poker rooms offer regular tournaments on a daily basis suitable for every budget.
The extremely luxurious VIP lounge at the casino is by invitation only. If you are lucky enough to be invited in, you can enjoy a game of Baccarat, Roulette or Blackjack in a deluxe surrounding under the attentive care of the casino staff.
RESTAURANTS AND BARS
Make a night of it or spend the entire weekend enjoying the casino games, when you are hungry or looking for an exciting break make your way to one of the diverse dining establishments.
Whether you are in the mood for authentic Cantonese food or you are looking for classically prepared dishes using fresh and seasonal ingredients, the casino has you covered.
There are three restaurants on the premises with a wide variety of options on the menu at very reasonable prices. The casino also houses a number of bars including a sports bar where you can catch live sports games and a snack to eat.
The Christchurch Casino is well known for their varied and frequent shows, competitions and events. The Mashina Lounge hosts a weekly live band and DJ show, or you can enjoy one of the regular quiz or Bingo nights.
Popular performers at the casino have included the award winning New Zealand guitarist, Gray Bartlett and comedy evenings hosted by ‘The Rocks Morning Rumble’ featuring Paul Ego and Tom Furniss.
The casino venue is also open to the public to host their own private functions.
THE FUN GAMING OPTIONS
The casino has a fun gaming option whereby you can purchase a casino package that can be modified to suit your specific requirements. The packages range from $750 to $1,200 and are suitable from 2 to 10 players.
The packages include gaming tables for a specific length of time, a personal, professional dealer who will teach you how to play the specific casino games and additional drinks and snacks. These packages are the perfect way to commemorate a special occasion in a very unique way and learn an exciting skill at the same time.
THE PLAYERS CLUB
If you are a regular player at the casino, then you should join the players club. The club is your opportunity to collect loyalty points and then trade them in for free games on the pokies machines or free chips to use on the table games.
On Sunday, Monday and Tuesday there are special draws and dining offers for members of the player’s club and every Wednesday you can enjoy a free game of bingo – on the house!
The Christchurch Casino has a wonderful ambience, offers a wide range of games and is efficiently run by cheerful and friendly casino staff. The casino has a nice range of dining and drinking establishments to suit every budget and is the perfect place to enjoy a fun night on the town!