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Online Gambling 101: Bonuses & Rewards

New Jersey online casinos offer a variety of bonuses and rewards to attract new players and keep existing ones coming back. Some bonuses can be earned by playing frequently or making deposits on certain days of the week.

New Jersey casinos may also offer VIP programs with additional perks like exclusive bonuses, invitations to special events, and even cash back on losses. With so many options available, there's sure to be a casino that's a perfect fit for your gambling needs. Learn more about the different options.

What is a Welcome Bonus?

A welcome bonus, a sign-up or first deposit bonus, is a promotional deal that betting sites offer to new players. Online gambling sites often offer welcome bonuses to new players to lure them away from competitors or encourage them to try out a new game. Online gambling sites often provide a new subscriber with additional bankroll by matching the deposit amount by a specific percentage, up to 100% or more, up to a stipulated maximum amount.

What's a No-deposit Bonus?

A no-deposit bonus is simply a bonus that does not require a new player to deposit money to receive the bonus. In other words, it's free cash to play with. No deposit bonuses are typically low in value; it doesn't make economic sense for casinos to be giving away free money, does it? Nonetheless, these deposits are popular with players looking for a free taste of casino action or seeking to make a profit by winning at casino games with free money provided by the casino.

How do I get into a Loyalty/VIP Program?

The first step towards getting on an online casino's loyalty/VIP program is regularly playing for money on their website. It is commonplace for online casinos to offer some sort of loyalty program, casino loyalty points, or a VIP program to players that frequently spend their hard-earned cash playing games on their sites.

Once a player signs up to a New Jersey online casino, they are automatically enrolled in the gambling operator's loyalty point system. To start earning reward points, play any casino game.

Whether a player gambles with large sums of money or spends little cash betting, online casinos offer different loyalty programs suitable to a player's playing style. However, how beneficial the program is to a player is a function of how often they play. In essence, the more an individual plays, the more they get. Therefore, it is important that players, especially beginners, are knowledgeable about the loyalty program their online casino of choice has in place.

What rewards can I expect at NJ Online Casinos?

Most New Jersey online casinos operate loyalty/VIP programs based on a tiered reward points system that determines the value of perks players get for their gameplay. Typically, special gifts offered by online casinos include the following: 

  • Daily, weekly, and monthly bonuses

  • Birthday offers

  • Complimentary perks at exclusive hotels

  • Exclusive invites to events and tournaments

  • Luxury gifts

  • Exchange points for cash

  • VIP bonuses

  • Personal gameplay advice

  • Weekend getaways

  • Free play and dinner offer

  • Free bingo play invites

  • Free Apple or Android playing device

Players should note that the preceding list of gifts is general offers and the type of rewards by online casinos are peculiar to them.

What are Wagering Requirements?

A wagering requirement represents the amount of money (often a multiple of the bonus sum or bonus winnings) that a player must bet before they are allowed to make a cash withdrawal. For instance, if a player gets a 10x wager requirement, the player has to spend $300 on available games before they can withdraw any bet winnings.

Upon completing the wagering requirements, players' bonuses are converted into real cash.

However, failure to meet the wagering requirement may result in the forfeiture of the bonus money.