Free Money Credits Bonus
It's hard to resist the lure of free money, which is why some online casinos count on it to draw people in, almost like a magnet attracts metal. The free money bonus seems like it comes with no strings attached – after all, the casino is giving you money to play its games, and what could be better than that? And while it's not entirely true that the money comes without conditions, some of which are pretty big, it's still fun to play when you don't have to pay.
A free money bonus has some similarities and some differences from other bonuses. It's most similar to a no deposit bonus in that you don't have to put up any of your own money up front to earn it. Simply sign up for an account and the bonus money is yours. Of course you can't cash it out – it must be used to place wagers on the casino games.
The major difference between a free money bonus and a no deposit bonus is that it is time limited. Usually you only have 24 hours to use the bonus money to play games before it disappears from your account. That's if it doesn't run out first, which it often does. But if you can make it to the end of your day, you may have some money left over. That money is yours, up to a certain limit. There's no becoming a millionaire by hitting a big progressive jackpot with a free money bonus, so it's best to stick to lower stakes games to avoid disappointment.
What is a free credits bonus? It's exactly the same as a free money bonus, except with no-cash-value credits taking the place of money. In practice it works exactly the same way, with any remaining credits up to a certain limit becoming cashable when time expires. For both free money and free credits bonuses, the casino will require you to make a small deposit before cashing out.