GiG partners with SKYCITY for launch of New Zealand online casino

Published by CasinoTopsOnline on May 23, 2019 IN Industry News

GiG SKYCITY PartnershipThe online casino industry is constantly growing and giving players more to look forward to no matter where they are situated.  

For players in New Zealand the gaming fun has just begun as the Gaming Innovation Group Inc. (GiG) is about to roll out their games on SKYCITY.  

GiG has signed a long-term agreement with SKYCITY Entertainemnt Group Limited to give New Zealand players the ultimate gaming experience.

Gaming Innovation Group Inc. (GiG) has a range of exciting gaming titles you’ll finally be able to access in New Zealand.  

GiG partners up with SKYCITY Malta Limited 

GiG recently signed a long-term agreement with the subsidiary of New Zealand based SKYCITY Entertainment Group Limited, SKYCITY Malta Limited.  

The new partnership will see GiG provide its turnkey online casino solution including a gambling licenses to SKYCITY Malta Limited. The turnkey solution includes the technical platform, fully managed services, gaming content, CRM, front end development as well as compliance and marketing.  

GiG will be dedicated to supporting the expansion of SKYCITY’s growth in its new vertical online casino. The casino will be powered by GiG’s cutting-edge technology, flexible architecture and industry know-how.  


The company is listed in both New Zealand and Australia and is New Zealand’s largest and most renowned tourism, leisure and entertainment company. The company also boasts with casino gaming facilities in both countries. Currently there are six land based casinos operating in New Zealand of which 4 is owned by SKYCITY.  

The vision for SKYCITY is to be the leading provider of gaming, entertainment and hospitality in its communities. It is also extremely dedicated to educating on and ensuring responsible gaming. All gambling taking place in New Zealand is regulated by the country’s Department of Internal Affairs. It is expected that the country will regulate online casino gambling very soon in the near future.  

The SKYCITY online casino is expected to launch in the third quarter of 2019. While the partnership might not contribute much to the GiG revenues of 2019 it is expected to make a positive contribution to GiG revenues from 2020 onwards.  

A word from SKYCITY 

Chief Executive Officer of SKYCITY, Graeme Stephens, says that they are delighted to be partnering with GiG to establish their online casino offering. According to Stephens growing and diversifying their earnings is a key component of their strategic plan and developing an online presence will enable them to offer enhanced gaming proposition for their customers. He continued to say that they are extremely excited to be partnering with such a first class technology company.  

Play online casino games in New Zealand 

If you’re located in New Zealand and still struggling to find an online casino to play at you’ve come to the right place. While SKYCITY might only be launching later this year there is a number of top New Zealand online casinos you can already play at.  

If you’re not sure where to play or start searching you can browse through our carefully curated list of Top New Zealand Online Casinos.