NFL Kickoff Bonus at Golden Nugget Online


NFL Kickoff Weekend is finally here, and to mark the occasion, has a special offer for you. Cashback for everybody! Win or lose, it doesn’t matter. Everybody who opts into the promotion and participates will receive an NFL Kickoff Bonus!

How the NFL Kickoff Bonus at Golden Nugget Online Casino Compares to Other Cashback Bonuses

Ordinarily, when an online casino offers a cashback bonus, getting the bonus is contingent on losing. Furthermore, the amount the player gets back is only a small fraction of the total net loss (typically 10-20%), never the full amount.

Then, before you can cash the bonus, you need to meet the casino’s wagering requirements. So while you could make a comeback and recoup some of your loss (probably not all of it), you could actually lose more.

On the other hand, if you win, you don’t get any bonus at all.

This offer is different. The cashback percentage is still low. Also, after you get the bonus, there are more wagering requirements to complete. But what makes this offer a standout over the usual cashback bonus is that even if you win, the casino will still give it to you.

How the NFL Kickoff Bonus at Golden Nugget Online Casino Works

This offer is open to all registered players. The promotion period started Friday, September 7 and continues until 11:59 p.m. Sunday, September 9. Here’s what you need to do to participate:

  • Log into your account anytime during the 9/7-9/9 promotion period.
  • Go to Available Bonuses and claim the Football Kickoff Cashback Bonus
  • Deposit $20 or more.
  • Play your favorite online casino games, as usual.

This offer can only be claimed once and with a single deposit.

How much is the bonus?

If you don’t win, your NFL Kickoff bonus will be 10 percent of your net loss up to $50.

If you win, your NFL Kickoff bonus on top of your winnings will be 10 percent of your net win up to $25.

Since the casino is offering a 10% cashback bonus, in order to get the maximum amount of $50, you would need to lose $500.  But, of course, a much better outcome would be to win $250 or more and get a $25 bonus on top of your winnings!

Either way, your cashback bonus will be credited to your account by 5 p.m. Tuesday, September 11.

NFL Kickoff Bonus Wagering Requirements

Like any other NJ online casino bonus, the NFL Kickoff bonus won’t become available for withdrawal until you meet the additional wagering requirements. But don’t worry. With this bonus, they are minimal.

  • Most slots: 1x bonus
  • Excluded slots* and all other games: 5x bonus

 *Golden Nugget Online Casino is loaded with games. The total number keeps increasing, but as of this writing, there are 575 in all, of which 515 are slots. If you decide to clear your bonus with slots, the great news is that the overwhelming majority still count 100%. However, the casino has singled out 21 “excluded slots,” and those games only count 20%. Therefore, if you choose to clear the bonus with any of the excluded slots, the wagering requirement jumps to 5x the bonus, the same as for non-slot play.

Unfortunately, you will find that some of the best slots in the house fall into the excluded category, but I recommend waiting for when you don’t have a bonus to clear to play them. Instead, clear your bonus with one of the many other high returning slots that count the full 100% or with a game like blackjack or video poker with a lower house edge than even the best slots.

Additional Terms and Conditions

If you receive the maximum bonus of $50, depending on which game you choose, your wagering requirements will be either $50 or $250. If your bonus is a smaller amount, the wagering requirements will, of course, be less. In any case, the casino is giving you up to seven days to complete the wagering, so clearing the bonus should be a piece of cake.

While the bonus playthrough is still in progress, however, you will be temporarily unable to withdraw either the bonus itself, your deposit tied to the bonus, or any bonus related winnings. You can still withdraw winnings from bets made with your own cashable wallet. The other money will become available to you as well as soon as the bonus is cleared.

For the purpose of clearing the bonus, your own deposited funds are used first and then the bonus money after that. Furthermore, as with any bonus, opting out, attempting to withdraw unavailable funds prematurely, or failure to complete the required wagering within the allotted time frame will result in forfeiture of both the bonus and any resulting winnings.

Why the NFL Kickoff Bonus is a Great Offer

Cashback and playback bonuses are plentiful at NJ online casinos, but if you read the articles on this website frequently, you may have noticed that they are featured here only occasionally. The reason is that there are multiple things I don’t like about them, and one that tops the list is the fact that a player can only get the bonus if he or she loses. This messes up your approach to the game by making the two outcomes you want–winning and getting a bonus—incompatible.

I feel very strongly that bonuses and other rewards should be given out based solely on extent of play, irrespective of whether the player wins or loses. Now, finally, here is a cashback bonus that meets those criteria.

Granted, 10% cashback isn’t much, but it’s still a bonus, and if you get it after winning, even better. Another great feature of the NFL Kickoff Bonus is the exceptionally reasonable wagering requirements. The typical wagering requirements for clearing bonuses with slots are 10x the bonus, while non-slot play often entails having to wager the bonus 50x. However, with this bonus, the wagering requirements are only 1x and 5x the bonus, respectively.

That’s why an offer like this is too good to pass up. If you plan to play on this weekend, make sure you opt into this outstanding offer first so you can get the bonus you have coming to you. And, by the way, if you want to bet on any sports this weekend, Golden Nugget Casino in Atlantic City now has a sportsbook.




Barbara Nathan
Barbara Nathan is both a professional writer and casino, poker, and sports betting expert. Originally from NYC, she relocated to Absecon, NJ in 2013 just prior to the official launch of New Jersey regulated online casino and poker gambling. Besides keeping tabs on important developments in the industry from day 1, Barbara is very familiar with what each NJ online casino has to offer. Her comprehensive, unbiased reviews and promotion descriptions provide a valuable service to NJ online casino players. Barbara also enjoys volunteering in the Atlantic City community. She is a certified literacy tutor at the Atlantic City Public Library.

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