Poker BonusOne part of playing poker online that can often be a complete minefield is in regards to poker bonuses, new players will of course have a wide choice of sign up bonuses whilst regular players will get showered with ongoing and reload bonuses, all of which need some investigating to determine whether they are as generous as they may first appear.

Below we have put together a basic poker bonus type guide, which should enlighten you to the many different poker bonuses you are going to come across, and we will take a closer look at each one to see if they are worth your while.

However always be aware than you are never under any obligation to accept a poker bonus, and should one appear in your poker account, at any poker site, then you can request it be removed, however you can only request its removal if you haven’t started playing with the bonus funds!

Poker Bonuses Explained

  • No Deposit Required Bonuses – A few online poker sites will flip you a completely free of charge bonus when you sign up and log into your poker account. Whilst these are a great way of testing out a new poker sites software features, they will often come with very strict rules that often is going to be very hard for you to cash out any actual winnings. So by all means utilize such bonuses, but always know the rules attached to them inside out!
  • Deposit Bonuses – When you first become a member of a poker site or are a loyal, regular player, the poker site in question may offer you a deposit bonus. They will multiply your deposited amount by a certain percentage and this will appear in your account as bonus cash.

However with these kinds of bonuses you will often have to play through the bonus and/or the deposit a lot of times before you can cash out any winnings. Also be aware that sometimes you need to play and earn a certain amount of comp type points before the bonus is credited.

So with either a deposit or a reload bonus you really do need to read through the terms and conditions to see if that bonus is actually worth you taking, as often they are best left well alone! So take great care and do the maths before accepting any type of poker bonus.

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Posted on: 5th February 2013 by: