Tropicana Online April Shower Sharepot

 

April showers not only bring May flowers, but Tropicana Sharepots. So if you’re a Tropicana Online Casino player, and you thought you’d have to wait until the merry month of May to get the next piece of the pie, you’re wrong. Tropicana has a brand new April Shower Sharepot waiting for you this week.

There is still time for you to share in the bounty. However, you will have to hurry. You have from Monday, April 22 through Thursday, April 25 only to earn tickets for the Tropicana Online Casino April Shower Sharepot.

Basically, all you have to do is log into your account, play your favorite Tropicana online casino games and try to accumulate as many tickets as possible. There’s $10,000 in Bonus Money up for grabs. But there will be a lot of people lining up for a piece of the pie. That means, unless you’ll be content to settle for just a sliver, you need to start earning tickets pronto.

How to participate in this week’s April Shower Sharepot at Tropicana Online Casino

If you participated in another recent Tropicana Sharepot like the March 22-23 Spring Sharepot or the February 8-10 Billboard Sharepot, you already know how this one works. But for the benefit of those who are new to this NJ gambling website, I’ll repeat the important details here.

Everyone with at least one Sharepot ticket will be entitled to a piece of the Sharepot. But the more tickets you are able to earn (based on your play), the bigger your share.

How many Sharepot tickets can you earn?

Each day during the April 22-25 promotion period, in order for your play to count, you will need to wager at least $50. You can choose any game you like. For every $50 wagered on any given day, you will earn one April Shower Sharepot ticket, up to a maximum of five tickets per day if you wager a total of $250 or more.

In other words, the maximum number of tickets per per person is 20. In order to get that many, you would need to play all four days of the promotion and wager $250 or more each day. If you start your play on the second day of the promotion (Tuesday), the maximum number of ticket possible would be 15.

If the above entails more wagering than you can afford or have time for, don’t worry about it. Simply do the best you can. If other players wind up with a bigger share of the Sharepot than you, so be it. No NJ online casino bonus is worth overplaying your bankroll.

How Tropicana Online Casino will compute your Sharepot share

Lately, TropicanaCasino.com has been offering a new Sharepot every month. Each time the total prize pool amounted to $10,000, with all prizes in the form of Bonus Money posted to the player’s account. This week’s Sharepot is no different, and the method the casino will use to determine each player’s share is the same as well.

If math isn’t your forte, no worries. Month after month, TropicanaCasino.com has been handling that cumbersome detail of its Sharepot promotions seamlessly. On Friday, April 26, here is what the casino will do:

  • Determine the total number of tickets earned by each player.
  • Tally up the total number of tickets earned by all players combined.
  • Divide each player’s individual total number of tickets by the grand total to get a percentage.
  • Multiply each player’s percentage of the total number of tickets by $10,000 (the size of the Sharepot). The resulting figure is the amount of Bonus Money the player will receive

For example, if you have 15 Sharepot Tickets and all of the participating players combined have 6,000 tickets, your percentage of the total will be .25%. The next step is to multiply .25 by $10,000. The result is $25. That’s the amount of your bonus.

How soon will you get your bonus?

On Friday, April 26, as soon as Tropicana Online Casino has determined each participating player’s bonus, it will inform all qualifying players accordingly via email. According to the casino website, within 24 hours thereafter (or at most, three business days thereafter, in the event of technical difficulties), the bonus should appear in your account.

Bonus Money wagering requirements

Any Bonus Money you receive from this April Shower Sharepot works exactly like any other Bonus Money you receive from Tropicana Online Casino (or Virgin Online Casino, if you play on that site, too). Before you gain access to any winnings from the bonus, you will need to meet the casino’s very minimal wagering requirement of 1x the bonus. on any game of your choosing. You have up to 30 days to complete these wagers.

This will clear the bonus, at which point you will be free to withdraw any resulting winnings, but unfortunately, not the bonus itself. Just like any other bonus an existing player gets from TropicanaCasino.com or sister NJ online casino VirginCasino.com, the Bonus Money from the April Shower Sharepot is sticky. You can only wager it once, and as soon as you do, win or lose, the casino takes the Bonus Money back.

Why you should opt into the Tropicana April Shower Sharepot

What could be better

Before I get into the many good features this Tropicana Sharepot has going for it, let’s briefly review what could be better.

Obviously, this offer would be a lot better if you could keep not only your winnings from the bonus, but the bonus, too. The fact that you can’t, combined with the additional restriction that the casino is only allowing you the opportunity to wager the bonus once, significantly limits the amount of money you can win from the bonus.

In other words, the likelihood of showing a huge profit from betting the Bonus Money is minimal. If you do come out way ahead after participating in this promotion, it is much more likely to be from having good luck over the next few days earning tickets for the Sharepot than from betting the Bonus Money you receive from the Sharepot.

Great features

That said, whenever Tropicana Online Casino offers a Sharepot, which seems to be every month, you should still participate. Here are the reasons why.

  • Sharepots are an offer almost anyone can afford.

No deposit is required, and as long as you can wager at least $50 on at least one promotional day, you are guaranteed to receive a piece of the Sharepot. Granted, if you only bet the minimum, your share won’t be much. But the very minimal wagering requirement opens the door for even very small players, whose opportunities for bonuses otherwise might be very limited, to get a bonus.

  • Low cap on number of entries for each player

Tropicana is limiting the total number of entries per day to just five per person, based on $250 in wagers. Even if you, personally, can’t match that number, it’s nice to know that the casino still has your back.

If the casino had placed no limit at all on the number of tickets a given player could earn, most players wouldn’t like it. High rollers who ordinarily bet thousands of dollars per day would do just that to assure themselves such a large chunk of the Sharepot that everyone else would be left with crumbs.

Here you might not win the biggest share of the Sharepot possible. But the distribution of prizes will be a lot fairer for everyone, including those who don’t have the maximum number of tickets.

  • Better than a prize drawing because here your bonus is guaranteed

One similarity between a Sharepot and a prize drawing is that they both draw a lot of players. The big difference, however, is that most drawings only award prizes to a very small number of participants. That leaves the overwhelming majority of players with nothing. By contrast, Sharepots are intended for everyone participating to share. No one walks away with nothing.

  • No-risk bonus

Last, but certainly not least, once you receive your guaranteed bonus, Tropicana Online Casino is letting you bet the bonus with no further risk to your own bankroll at all. Because you’re only betting the bonus once, you don’t have to put up the stake yourself. The casino is doing it for you instead with its money.

In other words, you are getting a free ride to bet the bonus once and try to win with it.  The worst that can happen is you don’t win, in which case the balance in your account will be exactly the same amount you had before you got the Bonus Money. But if you’re lucky, you’ll win and your account balance will be higher.

The Bottom Line

There may be other NJ online casino promotions that either guarantee or offer a better likelihood of getting a bigger bonus. But bigger isn’t necessarily better. If the only way to get one of the bigger bonuses is to make a huge deposit and do a lot more wagering than you can afford, the offer definitely isn’t better.

So as long as you can go into this promotion with realistic expectations, my advice is to opt into the April Shower Sharepot. Even if you don’t wind up way ahead, being part of a Sharepot is fun. What makes this one even more fun is that in return for a very limited outlay of your own money, the casino is guaranteeing you a bonus.

 

 

 

 

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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