NZ Betting

NZ betting, or betting on sports in New Zealand is a popular past time with people over the legal limit. Bets including horse racing football and even the lesser-known sports such as hockey. Placing a bet on a sport in New Zealand can either be done via the Internet or at the actual Stadium when the sport is being conducted or played.

There are a number of different online betting sites which cater to NZ betting, many of these sites of various promotions and bonuses for both new and existing members. Looking through the various sites before you make up your mind which one to commit your money too is always a good idea, as different sites offer different options.

Online betting

These days, most online betting is done by various online sites both private and government based. The New Zealand TAB has its own site that offers fixed odds on various sports throughout the year. Private sites may offer different odds as well as different promotions and bonuses to attract punters away from the New Zealand TAB.

To place an online bet one has to have a suitable device such as a desktop or laptop computer, or a mobile device such as a smart phone or tablet. These devices should have a permanent secure Internet connection with which to access the online site. When choosing your online site, it is imperative to make sure that the site you have chosen is safe secure and well known. A bit of research on the site can be conducted via member’s testaments and is easily found with your search engine.

Once you have chosen your site, you will be required to create a profile with them by providing proof of identity and possibly a bank card.  This is to ensure that you are over the legal age limit for NZ betting as well as meet various other criteria. Creating a membership with a site is easy as long as you have the correct documents as well as an active email address.  Once your membership has been created, you will then be able to access the various sports wagers as well as the site’s bonuses and promotions.

Lots of Choice

NZ betting was not always legal and has only been available to the public since 1920.  Although the government TAB has the monopoly on most betting both online and at venues, the online sites that do offer betting on New Zealand sports and events come with no legal ramifications for doing so. A New Zealand citizen can enter an international betting site, which may have different odds do the government TAB, without facing any legal action. The only ban that is in place is for advertising, leaving New Zealanders free to pick and choose which site to suits them the best.

Online Incentives

NZ online betting sites offer both people from New Zealand as well as around the world various incentives for opening a membership with them. These can include things such as welcome bonuses as well as no deposit bonuses.  A no deposit bonus is usually an amount of money that is given to somebody which they may use for free on a sport of their choice. Welcome bonuses are where the site will offer to meet your initial wager up to a certain percentage over a course of time.  Both of these incentives are available to people from New Zealand who wish to try their hand at NZ betting