PostedonOctober12,2012byChloéCarte-Blanche

Casinobonusesarefreemoneythatcasinosgivetonewplayerstogivethemachancetogetacquaintedwiththegamesonofferaswellaswinfreecash。

Howeveracasinowillplacewageringrequirementsorwhatarealsocalledplaythroughrequirementstostoppeoplefromabusingthesebonuses。

Wageringrequirements/playthroughrequirementsarelocatedinthe?

termsandconditions。

Everycasinohastermsandconditionswhichdictatehowwagering/playthroughrequirementsarecalculatedandwhatpercentagesapplytowhichgames。

Itisimperativethatyoualwaysreadthetermsandconditionstoavoidfrustrationorthinkingyouvebeenrippedoff。

Usuallythewagering/playthroughrequirementisbetween20and30timesbutcanbeasmuchas99timesespeciallyfornodepositbonuses。

Therearetwogeneralvariationsofhowthewagering/playthroughrequirementiscalculated,onceagainthisisstatedinthetermsandconditons。

*Youcanplayinyourcurrencyofchoicebeit£,€or$。

Forillustrationpurposesonlyallamountsarelistedin$。

1。

Wagering/Playthroughrequirementonthebonusonly

Example:

Youmakeafirstdepositof$100andgetabonusof$50。

Ifthewagering/playthroughrequirementis30timesthenyouhavetoplacebetstotheamountof$5030=$1500beforeyoucanwithdrawyourwinnings。

2。

Wagering/Playthroughrequirementonthedepositandbonus。

Example:

Youmakeafirstdepositof$100andgetabonusof$50。

Ifthewagering/playthroughrequirementis30timesthenyouhavetoplacebetstotheamountof($100+$50)x30=$4500beforeyoucanwithdrawyourwinnings。

Wagering/Playthroughrequirementsareclassifiedinpercentagesdependingonthetypeofgameyou’replaying?

Some?

gamesareeasiertowinthanotherssoitwouldbeeasierforaplayertoabusethefreebonusgivenbyreachingthewageringrequirementbyplayinglotsofbetsoneasygames。

Blackjackusuallycontributes0%towardswagering/playthrough。

Thismeansthatevenifyoureachedthewagering/playthroughamountplayingBlackjackorRoulettethecasinowouldnotreleaseyourwithdrawal。

Thegamepercentagesvaryfromcasinotocasinobutingeneral:

SlotsandKenocount100%,

Roulette,SicBoandPaiGow50%

BlackjackandPuntoBanco/Baccarat10%

Aworkedexampleusinggamepercentages

Ifyouclaimabonusof$100witha30timeswagering/playthroughrequirementonthebonusONLYthenthewageringrequirementwillbe$10030=$3000。

Thismeansyouneedtomake$3000worthofbetsbeforeyoucanwithdrawyourwinnings。

Withyour$100bonusyouthendecidetobet$20onSlots,$20onPaiGow,$30onSicBoand$30onBlackjack。

Thereforeyourtotalcontributiontowardsreachingyour$3000wagering/playthroughrequirementwillbe:

Slots:100%of$20=$20

PaiGow:50%of$30=$15

SicBo:50%of$30=$15

Blackjack:10%of$30=$3

Therefore($20+$15+$15+$3)=$53

Nowcalculatingthewagering/playthroughrequirementof30times

$5330=$1590

Sothismeansyouhavecontributed$1590towardsatargetof$3000andhavefailedtoreachthewagering/playthroughrequirement。

Inthiscaseyouwouldnotbeabletowithdrawanyofyourbonuswinnings。

Insteadifyougotyour$100bonusandplayedallofitonSlotswhichgivesacontributionof100%towardswagering/playthroughthen:

Slots:100%of$100=$100

At30timeswagering/playthrough

$10030=$3000

Youwouldhavethereforemetthewageringrequirementandbeallowedtowithdrawyourwinnings。

*Ingeneralitisadvisabletoplayslotswithanybonusmoneyasitcontributes100%towardswagering。

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