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Guide to Online Casino Bonuses in New Jersey
Types of Bonuses
No-Deposit Bonuses are the most generous for self-explanatory reasons. These are often meant to coerce potential players to simply sign up for a casino and be rewarded with a designated amount of free credit in the form of money or free spins. It essentially serves as a demo for the player to try out the site before they commit anything out of their own pocket.
Unlike the previous type of bonus the Welcome Bonus is the most popular and requires some money to be deposited. These are often in the form of “matching” the player’s initial deposit as a reward for officially agreeing to the game and take the product. Usually, however, players are expected to wager heavily with the “free money” they’re given.
Casino Deposit Bonuses are generally extended versions of welcome bonuses in that they involve matching payments for the first few deposits by a player. This is done in an attempt to get players interested in the long-term and get them into the ebb and flow of playing and becoming familiar with the process. The bonuses also carry wagering requirements.
Free Spins are another form of bonus offered by most online casinos in which players are offered a number of attempts at a slot game at no expense of their own. This is offered to returning players who maybe have been with the casino for a long period of time or perhaps taken a break for a while in order to draw them back into playing.
VIP Points or Bonus Points or other forms of membership bonuses can come in a variety of forms that are oftentimes accrued over time. While these built-up benefits could involve more free spins and cash bonuses they can be even more exciting even in some cases offering complimentary vacations and tickets to events.
Signing Up for Welcome Bonuses
When players are greeted by welcome bonuses, they should be ready to both ensure they don’t give away information they might not want to and be prepared to make the most of their first time experiencing online casino games. Most of the top online casinos should only ask for an email address and to have the player create a password and possibly username to go with the account. Additionally they may require two forms of identification to avoid fraud.
I know it sounds cliché and like a major waste of time but it would be extremely beneficial to actually read the Terms and Conditions. After all, this is a gambling website we’re talking about with the potential for major money being put on the line. It’s best to understand the rules of each casino fully when determining the right place to let it ride.
Maybe the most important step of all in the entire process is to be absolutely sure you input your Bonus Code. Sometimes that text box in which codes should be entered isn’t as obvious as you would think, so it’s important to be sure to get your full money’s worth. One can only imagine the empty feeling of getting all the way though the sign up process only to miss out on the free spins or cash that drew you to the casino in the first place!
What are Wagering Requirements?
Better understanding Wagering Requirements is an important part of knowing how these online casinos fully function. The requirements are usually attached to casino bonuses but may vary from casino to casino. A number will usually modify the requirements in order to show the multiples required to receive the bonus. For example: A $50 bonus with a 25x wagering means the user must wager $1,250 (50 x 25) in order to get their money back from their account.
These requirements essentially help the casinos ensure that they’ll be making money off of the investment made giving free cash to players. By forcing players to risk a certain amount of their own money while helping them out at the same time with some free money, it creates a nice balance for both player and operator. It also ensures players meet the minimum deposit amount. Requirements are also often linked to free spins and other bonuses so understanding them before you play is heavily recommended.