Non-Slots Players Need to Look Closely at Casino Bonuses

July 30, 2013

When you are first getting involved in online casinos, you go through a "shopping" process of sorts; that is, if you're like most people. You want to get the best deal for your money and know that when you deposit your funds, those funds will go a long way. As you get introduced to the idea of casino bonuses, you come to realize that they appear very appetizing. And the concept of being able to double the amount of money you have for your playing bankroll is something that tempts and prompts action on your part.

What is well worth considering, however, is that the bonuses, if you look at them closely, are set up, for the most part, for a certain kind of player. No, we don't mean a "high-roller," which, in all probability, you are not, but instead for people who play a certain type of game.

Everyone who is even vaguely familiar with casino games, whether they are played online or in a land-based atmosphere, knows that slots rule the roost. They are, taken as a total sum, the biggest and most popular item in the casino, and the reasons are obvious. They don't take a lot of know-how to play; they don't require interaction with anyone else, and, because of those two factors, the intimidation quotient is very low. People can play at their own pace and don't have to be mindful of anyone else. They also move fast, which is one of the reasons the casinos like them. You can go through a lot of money in a short period of time in an online slot game.

That is also the reason why casinos, when doling out bonuses, will always favor the slot player. That means if your casino game is NOT slots, you need to "check the fine print," so to speak, before diving in with deposits primarily based on the bonus a casino is offering. If you are what they refer to as a "table games player," which means that you enjoy games like blackjack and baccarat instead, you will find yourself getting perhaps the same percentage, but not the same wagering requirement. In fact, your wagering requirement will most likely wind up being much more laborious; that is, more difficult to reach. We're only using this as an example, but if, say a slot player has to fulfill a 25x wagering requirement, you, as a table games player, may be closer to 40x. Also, when it comes to VIP clubs or loyalty programs, your play on the other games, whatever those games may be, will never count for as much as a slot player's action.

So just be on the lookout for those things and be a more educated casino customer!

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