The site opened for business Tuesday, July 10, but only as a soft launch, not the full offering. On Friday, July 13, continuing through Saturday, July 14, the casino will be wrapping up the soft launch phase which will conclude at midnight Saturday. Over the 24-hour period from noon on Friday up until midnight Saturday, the site will remain open with no interruption.
Ocean Online Casino games
The current version of Ocean Resort online casino offers the following games:
- Video poker – seven different varieties
- Pro Blackjack
- Roulette Royale
The 61 slots include an eclectic assortment of games from different top manufacturers, some of which are probably already familiar to you and others that will almost certainly be brand new.
Among the well-known slots, you may have already played are games like Double Diamond, Triple Diamond, Cleopatra, Pixies of the Forest, and Wheel of Fortune Triple Extreme, just to name a few.
However, anyone looking for a new slot experience won’t be disappointed either. There are 10 brand new games that are exclusive to Ocean Resort online casino.
The casino also lists jackpots as a game category. However, no progressive jackpot slots are available on the site as yet.
More games expected
Altogether, the grand total so far is only 70 games.
That isn’t very many, but keep in mind this is only a soft launch, so expect many more games to be added, hopefully in the near future. In the meantime, by logging in and playing now, you can get a good initial idea of what this online casino has to offer.
Play is for Real Money only
It would be nice, at least during the soft launch period, if free play were an option. That way players could test the waters with no risk or obligation. However, all of the games are for real money play only.
Ocean Online Casino promotions
If you would like to try your luck in the new Ocean Resort’s online casino, you can. But first things first. Before you can start playing, you need to go to the website and sign up on the form provided. Ocean Online Casino is ready to welcome you aboard with two very generous offers.
$125 Welcome Week Bonus
Ocean Online Casino describes this bonus as the biggest no deposit welcome bonus in New Jersey.
Here’s what you need to do to get it:
- Sign up for a new Ocean Online Casino account. As soon as you do, you will get an instant $10 bonus!
- On the same day you sign up, wager $10 on slots. You will then receive a second $10 bonus on day two.
- Continue wagering your daily bonus once, making sure it’s on the specified games only, in order to get another bonus the next day until day eight, which is the last bonus day.
Wagering requirements for the Welcome Week Bonus
On days 1-5, the bonus amount is $10 daily, but for the last three days of bonuses, the amount increases to $25. Also note, that for each day, the casino is very specific about which games you are permitted to play. Here is that information, as indicated on the NJ online casino’s website:
- Day 1: $10 free slot play
- Day 2: $10 free table games
- Day 3: $10 free on all games
- Day 4: $10 video poker
- Day 5: $10 free roulette
- Day 6: $25 free on all games
- Day 7: $25 free on all games
- Day 8: $25 free play at Ocean Resort Casino in Atlantic City
The $25 free play bonus awarded on day eight is available to any player with an online account who also opens an account at Ocean Resort Casino in Atlantic City. This bonus will still be awarded even if the player has not received the other Welcome Week bonuses.
Other terms and conditions
Additional terms and conditions apply, as indicated below.
- When wagering each daily bonus 1x, individual wagers cannot exceed $3.
- Each day’s 1x bonus wagering requirement must be completed before 11:59 p.m. the same day it is awarded. Otherwise, the next day’s bonus is forfeited.
- In addition, in order to have access to any winnings from the 1x bonus wagers, any applicable winnings are first subject to a 30x wagering requirement for slots or a substantially higher wagering requirement if any other game is chosen (60x winnings for roulette or 300x winnings for any other game). The casino’s website does not specify a time limit for meeting this wagering requirement, and according to a representative in Customer Support, there isn’t any.
Up to $10,000 first deposit bonus at Ocean Resort online casino
In addition to the Welcome Week Bonuses, which are offered to new Ocean Online players just for signing up, with no deposit required, the casino has another set of bonuses which kick in once you make your first deposit.
Once again, the casino describes this offer as the biggest first deposit bonus in New Jersey.
It should be noted, however, that just like the other set of bonuses potentially adding up to $125, you get the money piecemeal rather than all at once. And each additional bonus installment requires an additional deposit and, of course, additional wagering requirements.
How to participate in the first deposit promotion
In order to be eligible for this bonus, here is what you need to do:
- Log in to your OceanOnlineCasino.com account. Then go to Promotions and click on the “Opt-In” button for this promotion.
- Then make your first deposit. This will entitle you to Bonus No. 1: 100 percent match of your deposit up to $100.
- Then opt-in again and make another deposit three days later, when Bonus No. 2 is unlocked, to receive that bonus: 100 percent match of your deposit up to $200!
- Keep opting in and making a new deposit the same day your next part of the bonus is unlocked so you can get that bonus money, too.
This is how — but only after a total of 10 separate deposits — you can get up to $10,000 in bonus money.
- Bonus 1: 100% deposit match up to $100 on first deposit
- Bonus 2: 100% deposit match up to $200 on deposit 3 days after deposit 1
- Bonus 3: 100% deposit match up to $350 on deposit 3 days after deposit 2
- Bonus 4: 100% deposit match up to $500 on deposit 4 days after deposit 3
- Bonus 5: 100% deposit match up to $750 on deposit 4 days after deposit 4
- Bonus 6: 100% deposit match up to $1,000 on deposit 7 days after deposit 5
- Bonus 7: 100% deposit match up to $1,250 on deposit 7 days after deposit 6
- Bonus 8: 100% deposit match up to $1,500 on deposit 7 days after deposit 7
- Bonus 9: 100% deposit match up to $1,850 on deposit 7 days after deposit 8
- Bonus 10: 100% deposit match up to $2,500 on deposit 7 days after deposit 9
It is important to note that these bonuses are sequential. If anywhere along the line, a qualifying deposit is not made on precisely the indicated day, no further bonuses in the sequence will be forthcoming.
First deposit bonus wagering requirements
Each installment of the bonus is subject to the same 30x bonus wagering requirement for slots (but 60x bonus for roulette and 300x bonus for any other game) that Ocean Online Casino lists for the winnings from the Welcome Week Bonus. Until a bonus is fully cleared, the bonus, the deposit tied to the bonus, and any resulting winnings will not be available for withdrawal.
Given the astronomically high wagering requirements for clearing the bonus with any game other than slots, players are advised to treat each part of the bonus as a slot bonus only.
Allotted time to clear the bonus not mentioned
There is no mention on the website how much time players have to clear each part of the bonus. I thought it might need to be cleared by no later than the due date for the next deposit in order to get the next part of the bonus, but decided to call Customer Support to verify if that was indeed the case.
Much to my surprise, the representative who took my call said that there is no time limit for completing the wagering requirements to clear each part of the bonus. I also asked if a player could receive the next part of the bonus even if the previous part has not yet been fully cleared and was told that was true.
Likewise, according to this Ocean Online Casino Customer Support worker, there is no time limit either for meeting the 30x wagering requirement for the winnings from the Welcome Week Bonus.
Limit deposits and wagers to what you can afford
By the way, because every part of the bonus is a full 100 percent match of your deposit, in order to receive the $10,000 maximum bonus, the total amount you need to deposit is also $10,000. The total amount you would need to wager (on slots) to clear $10,000 in bonus money is $300,000.
Obviously, these amounts are way beyond the capability of the vast majority of players. So be guided accordingly. Opt into the offer, limit your deposits and wagering to what you can comfortably afford. The minimum deposit is only $10.
Other Ocean Online Casino promotions
In addition to the Welcome Week and first deposit bonuses, once you join and start playing, other promotions that may interest you include a Refer a Friend promotion and a July, August, and September leaderboard for a chance for a weeklong free stay in an Ocean Resort Casino Suite.
Details are provided on the casino’s website.
Other good news is that online players who sign up for a player’s rewards card at Ocean Resort Casino will have their online and offline play linked, which will help them get bigger rewards faster.
Ocean Resort online casino offers round the clock customer support to answer any questions you may have, whether about the sign-up process or any of the games and promotions. You can access this service by live chat, phone, or email 24/7.
Email: [email protected]