9 Different Online Casino Bonuses and Promotions

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Playing online casino games can be a lot of fun and also very rewarding thanks to the multitude of special casino rewards. With the casino industry growing by the day online casinos have to find new ways to attract new players and keep existing players interested. One of the biggest incentives is a well put together loyalty scheme and daily bonuses and promotions.  

Players who are used to online casino entertainment thrive on these rewards but for new players, it can often be confusing. There is a wide range of different bonuses and promotions and each has something unique to offer with their own set of rules.  

Casino bonuses and promotions are not obligatory but they can give your bankroll a boost and prolong your gameplay. 

Here are some of the bonuses and promotions you will find in casinos and more detail on how they work: 

1. Welcome Bonus/Package 

When signing up at an online casino you will be awarded a welcome bonus or welcome bonus package. This bonus can be claimed on your first deposit. This promotion often awards you a deposit match bonus and could include free spins or free chips to spend at the casino. 

When the casino awards a welcome bonus package you can claim a certain percentage deposit match on your 1st to 3rd or 5th deposit at the casino. Each deposit will award a different bonus amount. The bonus is exclusive to new players and requires a minimum deposit. 

Often certain payment methods such as Neteller and Skrill are excluded from these welcome offers.  

2. Deposit Match Bonus 

A deposit match bonus requires you to make a minimum deposit at the casino which they will match with a certain bonus percentage. These deposit match bonuses are limited to a set amount, for instance, a 50% match bonus of up to $100. So, if you deposit $200 you will receive the full bonus amount of $100 giving you a total of $300. 

This bonus type is commonly offered to new players in the form of a welcome bonus or offered as a reward to loyal players as part of daily or monthly bonus promotions. 

3. Reload Bonus 

This bonus is very similar to the deposit match bonus as you are required to make a deposit in order to trigger the bonus. A Reload bonus is when the casino gives you a certain percentage of your deposit as a treat. This amount can be anything between 50% and 150% depending on the generosity of the casino. 

These are often given as rewards to loyal players or those who don’t play frequent enough. Some reload bonuses can also come with a set of free spins and there will always be set wagering requirements of 30x or higher on these bonus funds.  

4. Cashback Bonus 

These bonuses are a nice to have especially when Lady Luck is not on your side. A Cashback bonus is when the casino gives you back a percentage of the money you lost. The cashback percentage is generally only calculated on your losses. Generally, cashbacks are small percentage amounts of 10% or 15%. 

Let’s say the casino has a 10% cashback bonus on your losses and you lose $200 in a single session at the casino, you can expect to get about $20 credited back into your account.  

5. No Deposit Bonuses or Free Spins 

These are free bonus funds casinos give you to try the games available in their gaming library. These bonus promotions require no deposit and are often given as a sign-up incentive. No deposit bonuses are generally small amounts of free money or free spins and come with strict terms and conditions. 

While you don’t have to make any deposits to claim these bonuses you will have to meet high wagering requirements in order to withdraw any winnings from these bonuses. If no deposit free spins are given they are generally only provided on a pre-selected game and have to be played within a certain timeframe. Wagering requirements on these no deposit bonuses or free spins can be anything between 50x or 100x.  

6. Tournaments 

One of the most exciting things about playing at an online casino nowadays is the gamification and features added to regular casino gameplay. Casinos are finding new ways to keep players entertained and rewarded and one such feature is tournaments. 

With regular online slots, live casino and poker tournaments players have bigger chances of getting extra rewards from the casino. Slots tournaments specifically run daily at some casinos and players finishing at the top of the ranks get to cash in on free spins and additional casino bonuses. 

These tournaments can be free to enter or require a buy-in, the rules will vary in each casino.  

7. Daily, Weekly and Monthly Bonuses 

Each casino will have recurring promotions or new exciting promotions to claim on a recurring basis. These can appear daily, weekly or monthly and can range from regular deposit bonuses to free spins. Each of these bonus promotions will come with their own set of terms and conditions. 

All of the promotions will generally require you to make a deposit and meet certain wagering requirements in order to withdraw winnings from the bonus funds. If free spins are part of the promotion they will often be provided on pre-selected games and have to be played within a certain time period or they will expire.  

8. VIP/ High Roller Bonuses 

For the players who enjoy frequent gameplay at the casino with higher deposits and bet amounts there is a different range of bonus promotions in store. These players are in the ‘big leagues’ and qualify for special promotions earned through high bet amounts and large deposits. These players often get treated to more frequent bonuses including cashbacks and specialized bonus offers.  

High rollers with top-level VIP memberships have access to personal customer support and better casino privileges including invitations to VIP events, tournaments and even luxurious getaway. They also get more frequent cashbacks, birthday gifts and bigger bonuses.  

9. Exclusive Bonus 

Casinos will very often have special bonuses in store which they will promote to certain players under certain conditions. These exclusive bonuses will generally get sent out via a private email or require special requirements to be fulfilled like entering a special bonus code upon deposit. These are some of the more attractive bonus promotions that lure players to deposit and player more frequently.  

No matter what bonus or promotion you claim at your chosen online casino always make sure to check the terms and conditions. It’s vital to read the fine print to determine if a promotion really appears as glamorous as the flashy imagery it comes with.

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