How does a first deposit bonus work?

How does a first deposit bonus work?

Different bookmakers have different ways of attracting more customers. One of them being the deposit bonus that seems to be really working for most of these top bookmakers. The deposit bonuses vary. Some offer as big as up to €300 while some offer as little as €10 or none at all. But, normally such offers come with conditions. Thus, it is very crucial for any punter to go through those terms and conditions before accepting the bonus thing.
Let us get straight into the business of the day and show you how these deposit bonuses work with various top bookmakers.

Bet365 offers its players deposit bonus or free plays depending on the way the customers chooses. But, there is a big difference between the two in that free play money can never be withdrawn while deposit bonus can but, under some conditions. Free bet winnings can be withdrawn at any time. This sports book offers 100% deposit bonus to the players in the following manner.

€20 deposited earns the customer another €20 as deposit bonus and thus will be having a total €40 in their account.

€50 first deposit enables the customer to earn €50 welcome bonus. He/she ends up with €100 in the account

€100 first deposit will be matched with another €100 deposit bonus and thus be getting a total of €200 in their account.

And finally, a €200 first deposit will be added to a deposit bonus of €200 to make a total of €400 in the player's account.

You should remember that these deposit bonuses come with some conditions. The condition is a rollover of 3-6x. What it means is that you cannot withdraw that free bonus just yet. For the punter to do that he/she must wager ((y amount of money + deposit bonuses) * 3) before withdrawing any free plays. If y is €500 and deposit bonus is €200, then the wager will be € 2,100 (€700 *3 = €2100).

Bet365 has a way to get the free bonus which involves signing up with them and then entering the bonus code that they have. The code will look like this BONUS100. In light of the recent events, bet365 made some few changes accompanying the bonus terms. Anyone who makes a deposit using Neteller, Skrill or Skrill 1-tap will not qualify for the bonus deposit.

In Unibet, deposit bonus is close to being the same with the bet365’s. Unibet offers deposit bonus of 100% on the first deposit bonuses made by the players. The deposit bonus goes up to a maximum amount of €300. Even then, these bonuses come with some strings attached. The strings being the rollover case of between 3-6xs on the wager. Assuming that a punter made a deposit of €300 and got a deposit bonus of €300, that punter will have €600 on the account. The wager that they will use is €1,800 (€600 * 3 = €1800). From there, the punter will be able to withdraw the money they won. However, it does not mean that they can’t withdraw any winnings that they make from the money they deposited from, no. Those winnings are not affected in any way. The only ones that are affected are those that involves deposit bonus.

Nevertheless, Unibet has a way in which the money in the punter's account is used. It starts with the punters contributed money (the deposit the punter has to make to receive the bonus), then to the Unibet’s bonus money and lastly Cash balance. Just in case the punter’s contributed money is depleted, then money from Unibet bonus will be used and if depletion happens again, cash balance will be the last option to deduct the money from. The winnings of the bet will be distributed proportionally among these three balances depending on the contribution that each one of them made towards the winning bet.

William Hill has the same offer just like others. However, their bonuses go all the way to a maximum of €500 on the punter’s first deposit. The offer is too good to resist though. It works like the other deposit bonuses that I have mentioned. The only noticeable difference is the maximum deposit offer that it offers. The rollover term is normally a 3x. Therefore, any wager that the player makes, it has to be multiplied by 3. Once the punter attains that figure, then he/she is eligible to make any withdrawals from the bets that they have won using the deposit bonus as their stake. But still, they can withdraw money that they get from “wining” bets having spent the deposits that they made on their own and not the bookmaker’s offer.

Betvictor bookmaker also offers deposits to its players though not a huge one. Most often or not, it offers a deposit bonus of €10 to €50. The bonus still comes with some conditions of rollover which is by 3x. Any deposit that a punter makes and added to the deposit bonus then multiplied by three, will allow then allow the punter to make the first withdrawal amount that is affiliated to deposit bonus.

Many of the best bookmakers offer deposit bonuses to their customers with some strings attached. If they do not do that and allow players to withdraw the deposit bonus at their will, then they will run bankrupt within no time. That is never good for any business firm.

Just a piece of advice to those bookmakers who love the deposit offer bonus; be careful to look at the rollover plan for that deposit bonus. A good rollover plan that the best bookmakers should be offering is one for 3-6x. If it goes past six and you choose to go with it anyway, you will spend a lot of your contributed deposit before you finally enjoy the fruits of the deposit bonus. This may even fail to happen and you may lose a lot of money so to speak with.
Carefully, take a look at those conditions once more before accepting the offer.


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