New Jersey could be facing another wet weather weekend, but for all of you who love playing on CaesarsCasino.com, no big deal.
If you have to postpone your outdoor barbecue or day at the beach for another time, it only frees up more time for you to play your favorite NJ online casino games. And this weekend you can also take advantage of the special Daily Deals that Caesars online casino is offering all weekend long.
If the term Daily Deals looks familiar to you, it’s probably because different variations of this offer have been popping up periodically in recent months not only on Caesars online casino but also on sister site Harrahs online casino.
In fact, in June 2018, between the two NJ gambling websites, savvy players were able to get their hands on nine days of Daily Deals: June 8-10 and June 22-24 at CaesarsCasino.com and June 28-30 at HarrahsCasino.com.
Now Caesars is back with another trio of Daily Deals for the weekend of Aug. 10-12. And, just like in the past, what makes this promotion a standout is that the casino has a new offer each day!
Your three Daily Deals for the Aug. 10-12 weekend
Here are your three Daily Deals for the weekend of Aug. 10-12 at Caesars online casino:
- Friday, Aug. 10: Deposit $10 or more and receive a $10 bonus.
- Saturday, Aug. 11: Deposit $50, get $25
- Sunday, Aug. 12: $5 free
Each offer is valid only for the day indicated, and each offer can only be claimed once. However, you are welcome to claim all three offers For the two offers that require deposits, note that deposits made at the Caesars Atlantic City casino cashier’s cage or via PayNearMe don’t count.
How to access the Daily Deals
Here is what you need to do each day of the promotion — Friday, Saturday, and Sunday — to get your three Daily Deals:
- Log into your CaesarsCasino.com account.
- Click on “My Account” and then on “My Bonuses.”
- Look for that day’s offer under “Available Bonuses.”
- Click on “Deposit” or “Claim” next to the bonus.
- Make the required deposit (if applicable) and claim your bonus.
The Friday $10 bonus requires a minimum deposit of $10. Although you are certainly free to deposit more than that, there is no advantage to doing so since the bonus is still capped at $10. Therefore, your best bet is to take advantage of the full 100 percent deposit match bonus that the casino is offering — as small as it is.
Then on Saturday, deposit another $50. This time the casino will match your deposit 50 percent rather than 100 percent, but it is still a good offer. Also, once again, the bonus is a fixed amount. If you deposit less than $50, you won’t get a bonus. If you deposit more, you will still get the same $25 bonus you would get if you deposited $50 exactly. So unless you absolutely need more money in your account to make your customary wagers, deposit exactly $10 on Friday and exactly $50 on Saturday. Following this advice will give you the best bang for your buck.
On the other hand, no deposit is required to get the Sunday bonus of $5. However, as with the other two bonuses, in order to get it, you need to log in on Sunday and claim it.
All three bonuses come with stipulated wagering requirements, as indicated below.
Friday and Saturday bonuses
Depending on your game choice, the wagering requirements to clear the bonus are as follows:
- Slots: 5x bonus + deposit
- Video poker: 10x bonus + deposit
- All other games: 25x bonus + deposit
This means that in order to clear the Friday bonus of $10, you would need to wager $100 on slots, $200 on video poker, or $500 on any other game. In order to clear the Saturday bonus of $25, you would need to wager $375 on slots, $750 on video poker, or $1,875 on any other game.
These wagering requirements may look on the high side, and the reason, of course, is that they are based on a multiple not just of the bonus, but of the bonus and player’s deposit combined. Most of the bonuses being offered on NJ gambling websites come with wagering requirements that are a specified multiple of just the bonus, and the player’s deposit doesn’t enter into the equation at all.
However, the policy at Caesars online casino is to make the wagering requirements for all deposit-based bonuses a multiple of the bonus plus the deposit.
Since the Sunday bonus is a no deposit bonus, the wagering requirements are different. Depending on your game choice, here is the amount you need to wager to clear the bonus:
- Slots: 2x bonus
- Video poker: 4x bonus
- All other games: 10x bonus.
Since the amount of the bonus is only $5, this translates into a wagering requirement of $10, $20, or $50, respectively.
General terms and conditions
The casino is giving you up to seven days to complete the wagering requirements for each bonus. This is plenty of time and allows you to claim the next day’s bonus even if you haven’t fully cleared the bonus from the previous day.
However, keep in mind that you can only clear one bonus at a time.
Until a particular bonus is fully cleared, you will be temporarily unable to withdraw the bonus, deposit (if any) tied to the bonus, and any resulting winnings. The money will become available to you as soon as the necessary wagering has been completed, provided the seven days allotted to you have not yet expired.
As always, canceling a bonus, attempted premature withdrawal of unavailable funds, or failure to complete the required wagering in time will result in forfeiture of both the bonus and any bonus-related winnings.
Are this weekend’s Daily Deals at Caesars a good deal?
Like most other bonuses being offered on NJ gambling websites, the offer is great in some respects, but in other ways, not so great.
Comparing this weekend’s Daily Deals to a recent previous offer
This weekend’s Daily Deals are very similar to the set of Daily Deals the same casino offered during the June 22-24 weekend.
In fact, the Friday and Sunday offer is identical to the Saturday and Sunday offer previously. However, on June 22, the casino offered a $50 bonus rather than just a $25 bonus on a $50 deposit. That amounted to a full 100 percent deposit match not just on the tiny $10 deposit, but on the $50 deposit, too.
Getting just a 50 percent deposit match bonus on your $50 deposit this time is significant in itself, but in this case, with the deposit factored into the wagering requirements, the difference is huge. Instead of having to wager twice as much money as you would if the wagering requirements were based solely on the bonus, you have to wager three times as much.
While clearing the bonus with slots or video poker should still be manageable for most players, the wagering requirements for clearing the bonus with any other game are excessive. The problem is that the deposit is twice as much as the bonus. Asking you to wager 25 x $75 for a total of $1,875 to clear a $25 bonus is too much.
Another way this offer could be better
Another feature of the Daily Deals that many players won’t like is that all of the bonuses are very small.
Obviously, this offer isn’t for everyone. Anyone whose average bet size is hundreds of dollars or higher will have little use for these bonuses in the $5-$25 range. In fact, a bonus of only $5 or $10 is so tiny, even small to moderate bettors will be disappointed by these amounts.
Unless one is extraordinarily lucky, the chances of turning such a meager bonus into a meaningful win are extremely remote.
Best features of the Daily Deals
At the same time, what’s great about the Daily Deals is their affordability. Small players often find themselves priced out of online casino promotions that they would like to participate in but can’t because the deposit or wagering requirements are too high for them. All you are being asked to deposit here is $10 on Friday and $50 on Saturday, and in return, you receive $40 in bonus money!
The casino is also giving you plenty of time to clear your three bonuses — up to seven days for each.
Lastly, even when a given bonus offer by itself isn’t great, its value is enhanced when you get a string of consecutive bonuses several days in succession.
Caesars NJ online casino is probably figuring that once you opt into the first of this weekend’s Daily Deals, you will want to come back for more on day two and three. That’s exactly what you should do to get the most out of this promotion.
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