There are many different types of online casino bonuses out there today and this includes a wide range of matching deposit bonuses, as well as no deposit bonuses, free spins bonuses, refer-a-friend bonuses, cash back bonuses, loyalty bonuses, anniversary bonuses, birthday bonuses and more.
The welcome bonuses are only ever available for new players and they can generally only be claimed on your first ever deposit or within the first week of having signed up to the casino. In other words, make sure that you accept your new player welcome bonus when you’re offered it because if you decline the offer the first time round there’s no way that you can go back at a later date and claim it.
The most common matching deposit bonus is the 100% match bonus and this basically means that you can double up on your deposit. For example the casino might currently be offering all new players a 100% match bonus worth up to $/€/£200. This means that the casino will match your deposit up to the value of $/€/£200.
Therefore if you deposit just $/€/£20.00 you’ll end up with $/€/£40.00 to play with and if you deposit the full $/€/£200.00 you’ll end up with a total of $/€/£400.00 to play with. You can also find plenty of 25%, 50%, 125% and even 150% match bonuses and these types of bonuses are not always only for new players. The on-going match up bonuses is also often referred to as Reload Bonuses.
With No Deposit Bonuses you don’t have to make a deposit to receive your free bonus cash and with the Free Spins Bonuses you can use your Free Spins to play on selected online slot machines in the real money mode. However, the maximum winnings that you can make from your Free Spins Bonus may be capped at $/€/£100.
With the Cash Back Bonus you can often receive anywhere from 10% up to 50% cash back on all your net losses up to a certain amount and over a certain period of time (e.g. over one week or one month). With the Refer a Friend Bonus you can receive a cash bonus (e.g. $/€/£20 to $/€/£50) for every friend that you successfully refer to the 25 Free Spins UK. To qualify for this bonus your friend usually has to make a deposit and then wager this initial deposit before you bonus cash is released.
Finally, loyalty bonuses generally come in the form of EXTRA loyalty points, Anniversary Bonuses are awarded to players by some casinos when they have played at the casino for at least one year and Birthday Bonuses are often awarded on a player’s birthday.