Sign up Bonuses
For all the new players, on making the initial deposits, signup bonuses are provided by many online casinos. The percentages of these bonuses are match with the player's initial deposit with a dollar maximum and before cash out minimum amount of wagering are also required by almost all the online casino. Sometimes, from the calculation of wagering, from the specific casinos Game play is excluded.
A fictional sign up bonus offer follows as an example
Up to $ 100 or 10% sign up match bonus is provided to the players by the online casino. Before the withdrawal, the amount of wagering must equal to 25 times the deposited total amount and the bonus. For meeting the requirement of wagering baccarat, craps, roulette and sic bo is not counted. In the said example, the player will start his account from $ 200 when he has deposited $ 100 in his account. In order to make his first withdrawal, the player should earn $ 5000 ($ 200 x 25) in wagers.
In the sign up bonuses provided by the casino advantage play and bonus hunting, is mathematically possible, eg 0.5% house edge is provided in blackjack. So in the discussed example, house edge of 0.5%, ie $ 25 will be the result of expected loss in the wagering of $ 5000. So in the said scenario, the player will absolutely receive $ 75 because initially he has received a sign up bonus of $ 100.
"Bonus hunters", "bonus abusers", or "bonus whores" are the players who have taken advantage of the bonus offers. Restriction is imposed regarding "the spirit of the bonus offer" on some online casinos which is also known as "bonus abuse".
Some online casinos provide bonuses which do not require any initial deposits. These include:
Terms and conditions provided by some casinos do not favor to players and they restrict the players to play slots (slots typically have one of the highest house edges of all games). Sometimes payouts are slow from other casinos or they are avoided for paying winsnings.