What is the difference between Instant Kiwi online and Instant Kiwi in-store games?

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Instant Kiwi is the most popular instant scratchies to play in New Zealand. There are two ways to play Instant Kiwi:

● Instant Play, which is now called Instant Kiwi online. They are the same instant win games you know and love, they just have a new home.

● Instant Kiwi in-store where all your favourite scratchies can be bought in any Lotto shop.

There are over 20 Instant Kiwi online games where you can win up to $100,000 in an instant. There are over 20 Instant Kiwi scratchie to play in-store where you can win up to $250000 in an instant.

Instant Kiwi online

Instant Kiwi online

Instant Kiwi online has so many scratchies to play and the tickets range from $0.50 to NZ$10. The higher the cost of the ticket the more you win. You can play Instant Kiwi Online games if you are a fully registered MyLotto player and confirm that you are 18 years of age or older. To do this, you will need to complete a one-time age confirmation on MyLotto or the Lotto NZ App.

Instant Kiwi Online games can be played between 6.30 am – 10.10 pm daily. You need a WiFi or internet connection to play the online scratchies at the comfort of your home or office even with your mobile.

Before playing with real money all Instant Kiwi Online games have the option to ‘Try Now’. If you select ‘Try’, no money will be deducted from your account, and you will be given the chance to play a demo version of that Instant Kiwi Online game. As this game is a demo only, any prizes revealed will not be awarded to you.

Note that once you have bought the Instant Kiwi scratchie tickets online with real NZ you will not be refunded if you don’t play. As the outcome of an Instant Kiwi Online game is determined at the point of purchase, all sales are final. As a player, you are responsible for ensuring that your selection is correct before confirming your purchase. Thus purchases made in error cannot be refunded.

If you are unable to complete an Instant Kiwi Online ticket, for any reason, the ticket will be automatically completed on your behalf. This can take up to 45 minutes from the purchase time. You can view the outcome of any auto-completed ticket under ‘Tickets > Completed Tickets > Instant Play’.

The maximum spending limit for Instant Kiwi Online games is $50 a week. This is included in the total $150 weekly spending limit for MyLotto. You are also able to set your own lower spending limits by going to ‘Settings> Spending Limits’

If you have any problems contact Mylotto via 0800 695 6886 or customersupport@mylotto.co.nz

Click here to know the full rules of Instant Kiwi online

Instant Kiwi in store

Instant Kiwi in store

Instant Kiwi in-store has so many scratchies to play and the tickets range from $1 to NZ$10. You can play Instant Kiwi In-store games if you are 18 years of age or older by purchasing a ticket at any Lotto outlet. There are over 1,400 stores nationwide so wherever you are in New Zealand, it’s easy to be in to win instant games.

What is the difference between Instant Kiwi online and Instant Kiwi in-store games?

What is the difference between Instant Kiwi online and Instant Kiwi in-store games?

The basic difference between Instant Kiwi online and Instant Kiwi in-store games is that Instant Kiwi online can be played online with mobile or PC wherever you want and Instant Kiwi in-store games you need to visit your nearest NZ lottery retailer to buy the ticket physically.

You have to confirm that you are 18 years of age to play Instant Kiwi games.

When playing Instant Kiwi online  automatically confirm your age via mylotto.co.nz or enter one of the associated promotions, the following forms of ID are acceptable:

  • Valid New Zealand driver license
  • Valid New Zealand passport

To complete your one-time age confirmation, go to ‘Settings’ in your MyLotto account and enter your current New Zealand driver license number or valid New Zealand passport details to confirm your age. If you have already age-confirmed, it will say ‘Aged 18 or over: Confirmed’. You can call the Customer Support team on 0800 695 6886 if you are having trouble confirming your details.

If you don’t have a valid New Zealand driver license or valid New Zealand passport you can also confirm your age by emailing the Lotto NZ Customer Service team (customersupport@mylotto.co.nz) a scanned copy of any of the following:

  • Valid international passport
  • Kiwi Access Card / HANZ 18+ card

Similarly, at the store, you need to show your iD proof and submit a copy to prove your gambling age in NZ.

Remember that while some Instant Kiwi games may have the same name and look similar across Instant Kiwi Online and In-store, they are played and claimed separately. They also have different prize pools.

Also, Instant Kiwi Online prizes (under $1,000) are automatically credited to a player’s MyLotto account. Players can withdraw their winnings by selecting ‘Settings > Withdraw funds’. Players can only redeem Instant Kiwi In-store prizes at a Lotto store.

Whether you play Instant Kiwi at the store or online, doesn’t make a difference in the prize you win.

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