Deposit Match Bonus at HarrahsCasino.com

 

Weekends are the most popular time for online play. Therefore, it is no surprise that it is also the time when you see the greatest proliferation of new online casino promotions. HarrahsCasino.com is no exception. Harrah’s is ready, if you are, to offer you a new deposit match bonus.

20% Deposit Match Bonus up to $200

The offer is a 20% deposit match bonus up to $200. The promotion started Wednesday, September 13 and continues through tomorrow, Saturday, September 16.  In order to participate and be eligible for a deposit match bonus, here is what you need to do.

  • Log into your HarrahsCasino.com account anytime during the 9/13-9/16 promotional period.
  • Enter the code MATCH20.
  • Make a qualifying deposit.
  • Claim your bonus and start playing.

Note that this offer can only be claimed once. Also, deposits made at the Caesars Atlantic City casino cashier’s cage or via PayNearMe don’t count.

Unfortunately, this deposit match bonus only consists of 20% of the amount deposited, so it will take deep pockets to deposit the $1,000 that is necessary for the maximum bonus of $200. Otherwise, you will have to settle for a smaller bonus.

Wagering Requirements for the HarrahsCasino.com Deposit Match Bonus

Before you will be permitted to withdraw the bonus, deposit tied to the bonus, or any winnings therefrom, you will need to meet the casino’s wagering requirements. You can play any game you wish, but only slots count 100%. Here are the wagering requirements depending on which game you choose.

            Slots: 5x bonus

            Roulette: 10x bonus

            Video Poker or Blackjack: 50x bonus

You have 7 days to complete the wagering.

Is the Current Deposit Match Bonus Offer at HarrahsCasino.com Worthwhile?

This promotion has some good features and some not so good features. We will mention the good features first, then the various ways this promotion could be better.

There is no doubt that the bonus cap of $200 is quite generous. It’s substantial enough for a lucky player to make a big score. Even high rollers should be pleased.

It is also nice that you can play any game and you are being given a full week if you need it to clear the bonus. No need to rush to complete all of the wagering the same day.

Unfortunately, the casino is only giving you a match of 20% on your deposit, which is a far cry from the superior 100% deposit match bonuses that HarrahsCasino.com and sister casino CaesarsCasino.com also offer from time to time. Consequently, the fact that you can get up to $200 in bonus money will be meaningless to the many players who cannot afford to make a single deposit of $1,000.

Furthermore, if you choose to clear the bonus playing a game other than slots, the wagering requirements can get quite hefty. A maximum bonus of $200 requires $1,000 in slot play, $2,000 in roulette play, or $10,000 for video poker or blackjack.

If you can’t afford to deposit $1,000 and need to scale down, a deposit of $200 will get you a bonus of $40, which is still respectable, while a deposit of $100 translates into a $20 bonus. However, once the amount being deposited drops below $100,, the bonus becomes so little that you have to question if it will be worth the bother. For example, a deposit of $25 will give you a bonus of only $5. However, one thing you should definitely not do if money is tight is deposit more than you can comfortably afford just to qualify for a bigger bonus.

Summary

In summary, this is not an offer to get overly excited about. However, if HarrahsCasino.com is a place where you like to play and today or tomorrow is a convenient time, you should take advantage of this opportunity to get a deposit match bonus.

Every bonus counts and can work in your favor towards improving your bottom line. Another big plus is that at the same time you are placing wagers to clear the bonus, and hopefully winning, you have the Total Rewards loyalty program working for you. Clearing a deposit match bonus is a great way to keep accumulating Reward Credits and Tier Credits.

However, be careful and don’t let the desire for a small percentage deposit match bonus override sensible money management.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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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