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Understand what is involved in an online casino bonus

By mr-casino on 2014-08-19 07:53:07

Every online casino (except one) offers new players a casino bonus but it pays to completely understand the small print before getting too excited about what appears to be a huge sum of free money because as the old adage goes, if it sounds too good to be true it probably isn’t true. That is not quite the case with online casinos but casino bonuses do come with terms and conditions that you need to understand. The most common form of casino bonus is the deposit match bonus which in effect places money into your account which matches you cash deposit and is often 100% of your first ever deposit and sometimes a reduced percentage of your second or even third casino deposits but although the casino bonus money is there to be played with it is not in your cash account but in a specially created bonus account. What this means is that the bonus money is not withdrawable. In order to get the bonus money transferred from the bonus account into your cash account you will need to stake the bonus money (and sometimes also the deposit money) a number of times. Online casinos call this a play through requirement and it is expressed most often as the number of times that your casino bonus must be staked so a play through requirement of 30 times your bonus means that if for example your bonus was €50 you will need to have staked €1500 before any winnings can be transferred into your cash account and be withdrawn. Be careful also for any limits which are placed on this requirement which are always a limitation on the casino games which qualify for the staking requirement but can also be a simple upper limit on the amount which can be won. If all of this about a casino bonus makes it difficult to understand then go to No Bonus Casino where there are no casino bonuses but a simple cash back if you lose.