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big winsGame of Thrones.

Fancied a bit of old school and this dropped in less than a minute in the basegame :D

A cool 1452x from a classic.  Time to bring it back !

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big winsIron Bank ridiculous base game hit from nowhere !

So I was wasting some time playing Iron Bank for a bonus on 0.10p spins.  Was 402 spins in with nothing happening.  Then this monster arrived.  Never seen anything like it !

The wilds were x2, x2, x6, x2.

Think it's a little better than a bonus :D

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communityWhy Beast Mode is my worst slot of the year
On 11/04/2022 at 22:52, joshnadin said:

This statement indicates that you perhaps shouldn't be playing slots or gambling in the first instance. I'm not having a go mate, but anyone here will tell you that chasing your losses is one of the number one indicators problem gambling. If you feel after a bad session you can't move on, you should stop.

I shouldn't be playing slots. I'm an addicted slot gambler. However I can't stay away and the compulsion is too much for me, hence im addicted.  But I limit my losses. I only spend £20 a week tops. If I win over £100 I cash out, give the wife half and get some more bonuses with the remaining.  This way I can feed my habit without feeding the casinos too much money.

The reason I played Beast Mode so much is I truly like the slot. It's got a good base game for RTP (usually) and the bonuses are exciting.  The artwork and audio are top notch. I don't think there is a better looking slot and when you play a slot for a long time, that matters.  Nobody wants to hear the Novomatic bleeps and bloops for 6 hours in a session :D   I've stuck to Beast Mode to hit a big win and I just got it. 1100x which just about pays me back everything I lost on it so far.  So cashout is a must and the wife will enjoy a few quid to buy a takeaway or something.  Have fun !

beastmode_1100x.jpg

big winsFor all my moaning about Beast Mode, I finally hit over 1000x

So I posted here a couple of times about how brutal Beast Mode is when you can't buy the bonus.

So today I started with £20 and worked it upto £110. Went down a lot on other Relax Gaming slots, especially Plunderland which gave me back 11x from 100spins.

Went back to Beast Mode with my last £60 and promised myself I would gamble any bonuses because I've lost 6 out of 8 gambles. Went for the 10x wild bonus and it went off.  Final multiplier was 32x and it just kept hitting.

So I'll stop moaning about the slot now.  Cheers.

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communityWhy Beast Mode is my worst slot of the year

I will preface this with 2 points.

1. I'm not counting bonus buys but I'm a UK player and can't buy them

2. The RTP is really good and for a wagering game it's up amongst some of the best

 

So why is it my worst slot of the year?

So far I am 1500x down on this slot.  Today I ran through over 3000 spins and had 2 bonuses. First paid 18x and the second paid 54x.

It takes roughly 90 minutes to do 1000 spins. So today I played over 4 hours for 2 bonuses.

This isn't the first time it's been absolutely awful for bonuses.  Last time I played it I ran 600x down without a bonus. I then played another 400x on redeposit without a bonus. The third deposit I got a quick one that I gambled to try get a better bonus and it lost. I had one more bonus which I had to take and it paid roughly 50x.

My best win on the slot is 180x from the "It's on" basegame bonus.

What really makes me angry about this slot is it looks good, has good music, the basegame wouldn't be bad if it actually bonused in any decent amount of time and the 3 bonuses are interesting.  But playing for an average of 2 hours to hit the bonus is ridiculous. It's worse than Bonanza and we all know how hard it is to hit that bonus.

In total I have ran over 10,000 spins on the game and had no return from the bonuses as they have all been sub-par. We know how much it can pay as we sit watching the bonus buys from streamers but it would be a stream killer to try get a few base game bonuses on.

The bonus gamble makes waiting for a bonus even worse because I can't bring myself to gamble them often. I've gambled 2 and they both lost so when I have sat for an hour to hit a bonus (or longer) it's not worth the risk of gambling it.

What I believe would make this game better is if the gamble wasn't All or Nothing. If you were gambling half your spins, it would probably entice me to try it more often. Also the frequency of the bonuses is literally stressful. It teases so often, drops bonus symbols so often yet it rarely drops all 3 in.  I had a 4 scatter once in all my spins and I took the middle bonus for the extra spin, and it never made it to 15x and paid under 50x.

The worst thing is, I won't stop playing it because of this. I have to get at least one decent win before I can finally ban it for good.

Anyway, I feel beasted by this slot so I'm going to climb into my wardrobe and shout at the dark for a while

promotions[MEGA COMPETITION] Beast Mode (Relax & CasinoGrounds)

I'd post my biggest win but I was playing on LeoVegas because im a douchebag.

Also I lost 600x trying to get a bonus without one. Well over 2000 spins and over 3 hours. I'm not even sure it has a bonus anymore.

communityCreating new slots in collaboration with providers

I just ran another 200x through the game without a bonus. I'm not sure if it's just my luck on LeoVegas but I'm seriously thinking this slot hates me.

600x down without a bonus is sickening to me. I get such a small amount to play with each month and I've wasted it because I actually like the idea of this slot, but without a bonus buy available I feel like I am at a huge disadvantage for the RTP. I know the bonus buy RTP is on a different table, but that begs the question. Why make the base game so horrible to bonus? They could surely have it bonus more often and pay less on average. At least you would feel like you are getting some fun play out of it.

communityCreating new slots in collaboration with providers

Hey,

This is just a quick vent.

I just sat and spun Beast Mode for 2 and a half hours without a bonus. Now the RTP wasn't too bad, I was only 400x down in that time (UK player so 2.5s spins). Best win was 168x from the "It's On" minibonus. But the stress it caused from not getting a bonus made me so angry Im here venting.

Next time you collaborate with a provider to make a slot, would you please put a "pity bonus" bar like Lil'Devil has to make up for the volatility of getting the bonus. I know I just had some bad luck there but 2 and a half hours (and what I approximate at over 2000 spins, I can't be sure but you can do over 4000 in that time without count ups and minibonus so I halved it) is really the opposite of fun.

I know it's a bonus buy slot, so you probably don't have a solid idea of how long it takes to bonus this slot on a bad day, but have some pity on us UK players who can't buy them. We can't even autoplay, it's a sad state of affairs.

Anyway, needed to vent, sorry.

casinos sportsWhat I believe
2 hours ago, Alexs said:

There is no chance that when we play slots they run at the RTP they claim it’s all a lie 

RTP is spread across billions of spins. The paytable and possible winlines gives you chances to get that RTP in chunks, with a max win usually.

The symbols of the paytable are weighted based on payout and other factors, such as bonus game variables. The game dev is trying to make a slot in a volatility range. One that is worth playing, but one that can also pay out. This requires fine tuning when any slight change affects the RTP over those billions of spins. You will obviously know the difference between Starburst and any Book game.

You can go on horrendous runs. If you have been winning at all, it's because of 3 factors.

1. Luck. Always luck.

2. Betting strategy, including taking a bonus.

3. You know when you withdraw (and can without reversal)

 

You said you can afford the losses so don't worry about it. Just enjoy playing and trying. Try mixing up your slots a bit more. Don't always play super volatile games, don't always over-play a slot (I stick to 100 spins and move on, some do 50, some do 25. Some mix it up with the bet size). When the fun stops, stop.

casinos sportsGenesis casino group back in the UK

I just got a nice email offering 100% + 300 spins on Reactoons over 10 days.

Nice one right?

Nope. The site refuses me because im from the UK and it states on their site that they are UKGC licensed.

I have to say they are either slow on the uptake or they are not ready to be licenced yet. Not sure how they gave away the free Gonzo spin. It never actually worked for me either.

casinos sportsAspire Global, Scum 2.0 ^^

Banned from taking bonuses from this group.

I only play 0.10/0.20 bets. So it's not like I broke the bank. I don't get it.

Same with a few others. It's getting hard to find slot bonuses.

big winsRailroad - 939x - 376 free spins.

Was running out some late night slots on 0.05p because im sensible and not broke...

I always run the Merkurs and Donuts so Railroad is one I've been trying to hit the super free spins for ages.

Think this might be some record?

Railroad_376 spins.JPG

big winsInsane win in doa2! 97000x!!! lost for words...must see!!

That is magnificent. 

I had 5 scatter yesterday for first time and thought that was nice. But this... well... enjoy it :D

casinos sportsCASUMO Doesn’t pay me $6000

I am in a similar boat here

I get the verification notice for sow but I had the money sent from my wife.

Its my money, but as any responsible gambler should, I make sure someone else holds my money.  It's the only sure way to be responsible.

I deposit £10. Get 4 explorers in Book of Ra Magic bonus. 5 scatters on DOA2. The lingering SOW check is right there. My usual documents aren't acceptable and I have no way of going to Liverpool to buy a new passport, or wait for one to be sent, at cost, that I dont really need. So now the balance is dropping. Lose a bit, go see the process, same predicament.  Maybe play some more in the meantime.  Lose some more.  Go back to repeat process. Lose some more. Eventually broke or withdraw and get your money stuck in a loop until you can possibly prove where it came from in an acceptable method.

Its obvious why casinos need to do this, but it should be law that it is at point of entry, not withdrawal. It's a disaffective process that only serves to exploit the nature of the addicted gambler into avoiding the stress of it by perhaps gambling more, hence losing more.  Where is the UKGC on that one? Hmm?  As usual, late to the party.

casinos sportsMONOPOLY LIVE 10x 2ROLL round canceled & not paid out

This is unacceptable.

To be unable to provide the service required by the license is a breach in itself.

They should be required to have redundancy for any mechanical component of the games.

I wouldn't play this game again unless they had a contingency plan for it.

casinos sportsThe real advantage casino streamers have!

I read through this and by the reasoning of the OP, streamers have more chance to win than non-streamers. Which is completely untrue.
There is nothing that states you can't get the same deals as streamers. Affiliate schemes don't force you to stream at all. They are just referals and you have to do the work, usually by streaming and building a community.  So all the costs, time, lifeforce involved puts streamers at a loss from the start.

Now let's say you have streamer vs non-streamer who never takes bonuses. Then yes, they have an advantage by the numbers. Effectively you get another (100-96.5)/2 if you take a fixed RTP at 96.5 taking it upto 98.25%. This can fluctuate depending on the RTP of the original deposit during playthrough.

So over time, they lose a little less than you would if you didn't take a bonus.

Of course you forget luck in the equation.  One streamer might be lucky. One might not. A non-streamer might be luckier than a streamer, one might not.

Ultimately if you play casual, getting a no-sticky bonus absolutely the best thing you can do. If you play long term, it's a choice between how you want to offset your losses really, but usually the best chance to win sooner rather than later.

casinos sportsDeadwood! Biggest SCAM slot ever!

I just won't play it.  There is volatility that makes sense and then there is a terrible bet.

If this game was 0.10p stakes, I might throw 100x at it from time to time, but there is no way im starting a path down the "It will pay one day" road as that is how gamblers lose. It's also bad enough that I have two Dead or Alive slots on the go that take all my freaking money.

Finally, I grinded out a double bonus on Tombstone (0.10) which took just over 15,000 spins total to achieve. It paid 10x. Deadwood can kiss my ass.

casinos sportsGenesis Global Limited UKGC Licence suspended

Just came to post about this.

I was fairly regular on these as they give bonuses nearly every day.

Here is the section of the gambling act 2005 that they are being investigated under. It could be anything.
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big winsMy Epic Win Donuts 7000x Video! Enjoy!!!

That is amazing.

I have probably grinded this game as much as anyone who loves it (well over 100,000 spins). It's a great slot. I use it as a comeback slot.

So glad you recorded it. Couldn't be happier for you. Next time, me. :D

promotions€10,000 Giveaway to Celebrate 100,000 Followers/Subscribers

Mega congrats !
Soon as I get an available balance I might have to join you on the streaming journey !

big winsLunar Eclipse full screen (Novomatic)

Just killing time and hit this on a game that has never, ever paid for me.
 

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promotions4 Year Streaming Anniversary! Primal vs Rainbow Riches vs Queen of Riches vs Cazino Zeppelin - 20/02/20

£1188

casinos sportsCasinogrounds advertising False advertising of bonuses for UK Players

My two cents after being stung by the Party Casino bonus.

  • I made a deposit and was given 120 free spins on Starburst (ugh) instead.
  • I complained on CG and it was attented to.
  • I decided not to go through the pain of questioning it on support and went to play them.
  • The starburst spins did not load.
  • It was then I got onto support, who gave me 120 spins on some off-brand slots I had never even heard of before (Loot'EnKhamun ,Melon Madness Deluxe or Mega Bars)
  • Megabars looked familiar so I dumped them into there.
  • Overall I ended up increasing my deposit, could have withdrawn, but had some free time and couldn't be bothered with all the documentation and messing around when I had already been through that. So I span it all away. Que cera.

 

I have to say casinos tend to help in these cases but it doesn't help the consumer at the point of entry (deposit stage). This is the important factor.

The type of bonus you get (wager cash to unlock, parachute, cashback) should be extremely visible to the player at all times during the short process from landing page through registration and deposit, with a final dictation before confirmation. It is only fair that with a house edge, that the individual is protected from shady methods as it also helps attain retention long term at the individual level. Every player counts.

As far as CasinoGrounds culpability on this particular issue, I am sure you can understand it's crucial to everyone in the community that you are seen to rectify what is happening. Everyone who takes up CG recommended bonuses has (upto now) 100% trusted them without question.  That needs to stay the same for the love of God. There are enough sharks out there trying to pinch that "first deposit" money so they can stay alive long enough to profit.

casinos sportsBanned without breaking TOS across all WHG network.

TL;DR : Jonny Jackpot got me banned from all White Hat Gaming sites without breaking terms of service.

 

Heya.

So I have played at White Hat Gaming sites for years, and we all know that if you break a ToS that your bonus is history right?

My first loss from ToS was at G'Day casino where they took £500 and returned my deposit because I had more than one account. They merged the accounts into one and said I could continue to play but the funds remained confiscated. Lesson learned.

So from them on I was stringent. I slipped up a couple of times in a late night stupor and lost a couple more deposits.

I've used White Hat Gaming since then and always followed the rules. To the letter.  So much that my favourite site in recent times became JonnyJackpot. 

However I received an email the other day when I withdrew. 

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Following a review of your account, we have decided to no longer offer you bonuses or promotional offers. This exclusion from bonuses is extended to include all casinos across the entire network.

Quote

Please note that you will still be able to use all your current active account on the network as per usual. However, you are no longer permitted to open any further accounts on the network effective immediately. If you attempt to open any further accounts on the network they will be terminated and any funds accumulated will be confiscated (and your deposits will be returned).

 

So they have not banned me for bonus abuse, because they paid me and never said I did abuse a bonus.

I can still play on my accounts with real money, but get no bonuses whatsoever. Plus I cannot sign up to any new sites.

Now if I had just withdrew 100k for the third time in a week, I could understand this from a "protect the business" perspective.  But I am a low roller. My total monthly deposits don't go over £100 most months.  I just casually play 10/20p slots and when I do win, I always put some back as part of the cycle.

It feels like somehow this is a mistake, but then I read about others who had the same issue with JonnyJackpot.  Is there some kind of problem with that provider and WHG specifically?

Anyway, I'm not saying don't play on WHG, but just beware they seem to cut you off without a good reason.  I never broke any of their rules.

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More bad news. I contacted support and they replaced my free spins on Starburst with 1 of 3 other slots, Loot'EnKhamun ,Melon Madness Deluxe or Mega Bars.  The respective RTP's are 93.69%, 92.89% and 95.28%.  So Megabars is the obvious option to choose here unless you want to go back to the stone age and play some RTG RTP. :(

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big winsGame of Thrones.

Fancied a bit of old school and this dropped in less than a minute in the basegame :D

A cool 1452x from a classic.  Time to bring it back !

GameOfThrones_1452x_basegame.JPG

big winsIron Bank ridiculous base game hit from nowhere !

So I was wasting some time playing Iron Bank for a bonus on 0.10p spins.  Was 402 spins in with nothing happening.  Then this monster arrived.  Never seen anything like it !

The wilds were x2, x2, x6, x2.

Think it's a little better than a bonus :D

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communityWhy Beast Mode is my worst slot of the year
On 11/04/2022 at 22:52, joshnadin said:

This statement indicates that you perhaps shouldn't be playing slots or gambling in the first instance. I'm not having a go mate, but anyone here will tell you that chasing your losses is one of the number one indicators problem gambling. If you feel after a bad session you can't move on, you should stop.

I shouldn't be playing slots. I'm an addicted slot gambler. However I can't stay away and the compulsion is too much for me, hence im addicted.  But I limit my losses. I only spend £20 a week tops. If I win over £100 I cash out, give the wife half and get some more bonuses with the remaining.  This way I can feed my habit without feeding the casinos too much money.

The reason I played Beast Mode so much is I truly like the slot. It's got a good base game for RTP (usually) and the bonuses are exciting.  The artwork and audio are top notch. I don't think there is a better looking slot and when you play a slot for a long time, that matters.  Nobody wants to hear the Novomatic bleeps and bloops for 6 hours in a session :D   I've stuck to Beast Mode to hit a big win and I just got it. 1100x which just about pays me back everything I lost on it so far.  So cashout is a must and the wife will enjoy a few quid to buy a takeaway or something.  Have fun !

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big winsFor all my moaning about Beast Mode, I finally hit over 1000x

So I posted here a couple of times about how brutal Beast Mode is when you can't buy the bonus.

So today I started with £20 and worked it upto £110. Went down a lot on other Relax Gaming slots, especially Plunderland which gave me back 11x from 100spins.

Went back to Beast Mode with my last £60 and promised myself I would gamble any bonuses because I've lost 6 out of 8 gambles. Went for the 10x wild bonus and it went off.  Final multiplier was 32x and it just kept hitting.

So I'll stop moaning about the slot now.  Cheers.

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communityWhy Beast Mode is my worst slot of the year

I will preface this with 2 points.

1. I'm not counting bonus buys but I'm a UK player and can't buy them

2. The RTP is really good and for a wagering game it's up amongst some of the best

 

So why is it my worst slot of the year?

So far I am 1500x down on this slot.  Today I ran through over 3000 spins and had 2 bonuses. First paid 18x and the second paid 54x.

It takes roughly 90 minutes to do 1000 spins. So today I played over 4 hours for 2 bonuses.

This isn't the first time it's been absolutely awful for bonuses.  Last time I played it I ran 600x down without a bonus. I then played another 400x on redeposit without a bonus. The third deposit I got a quick one that I gambled to try get a better bonus and it lost. I had one more bonus which I had to take and it paid roughly 50x.

My best win on the slot is 180x from the "It's on" basegame bonus.

What really makes me angry about this slot is it looks good, has good music, the basegame wouldn't be bad if it actually bonused in any decent amount of time and the 3 bonuses are interesting.  But playing for an average of 2 hours to hit the bonus is ridiculous. It's worse than Bonanza and we all know how hard it is to hit that bonus.

In total I have ran over 10,000 spins on the game and had no return from the bonuses as they have all been sub-par. We know how much it can pay as we sit watching the bonus buys from streamers but it would be a stream killer to try get a few base game bonuses on.

The bonus gamble makes waiting for a bonus even worse because I can't bring myself to gamble them often. I've gambled 2 and they both lost so when I have sat for an hour to hit a bonus (or longer) it's not worth the risk of gambling it.

What I believe would make this game better is if the gamble wasn't All or Nothing. If you were gambling half your spins, it would probably entice me to try it more often. Also the frequency of the bonuses is literally stressful. It teases so often, drops bonus symbols so often yet it rarely drops all 3 in.  I had a 4 scatter once in all my spins and I took the middle bonus for the extra spin, and it never made it to 15x and paid under 50x.

The worst thing is, I won't stop playing it because of this. I have to get at least one decent win before I can finally ban it for good.

Anyway, I feel beasted by this slot so I'm going to climb into my wardrobe and shout at the dark for a while

promotions[MEGA COMPETITION] Beast Mode (Relax & CasinoGrounds)

I'd post my biggest win but I was playing on LeoVegas because im a douchebag.

Also I lost 600x trying to get a bonus without one. Well over 2000 spins and over 3 hours. I'm not even sure it has a bonus anymore.

communityCreating new slots in collaboration with providers

I just ran another 200x through the game without a bonus. I'm not sure if it's just my luck on LeoVegas but I'm seriously thinking this slot hates me.

600x down without a bonus is sickening to me. I get such a small amount to play with each month and I've wasted it because I actually like the idea of this slot, but without a bonus buy available I feel like I am at a huge disadvantage for the RTP. I know the bonus buy RTP is on a different table, but that begs the question. Why make the base game so horrible to bonus? They could surely have it bonus more often and pay less on average. At least you would feel like you are getting some fun play out of it.

communityCreating new slots in collaboration with providers

Hey,

This is just a quick vent.

I just sat and spun Beast Mode for 2 and a half hours without a bonus. Now the RTP wasn't too bad, I was only 400x down in that time (UK player so 2.5s spins). Best win was 168x from the "It's On" minibonus. But the stress it caused from not getting a bonus made me so angry Im here venting.

Next time you collaborate with a provider to make a slot, would you please put a "pity bonus" bar like Lil'Devil has to make up for the volatility of getting the bonus. I know I just had some bad luck there but 2 and a half hours (and what I approximate at over 2000 spins, I can't be sure but you can do over 4000 in that time without count ups and minibonus so I halved it) is really the opposite of fun.

I know it's a bonus buy slot, so you probably don't have a solid idea of how long it takes to bonus this slot on a bad day, but have some pity on us UK players who can't buy them. We can't even autoplay, it's a sad state of affairs.

Anyway, needed to vent, sorry.

casinos sportsWhat I believe
2 hours ago, Alexs said:

There is no chance that when we play slots they run at the RTP they claim it’s all a lie 

RTP is spread across billions of spins. The paytable and possible winlines gives you chances to get that RTP in chunks, with a max win usually.

The symbols of the paytable are weighted based on payout and other factors, such as bonus game variables. The game dev is trying to make a slot in a volatility range. One that is worth playing, but one that can also pay out. This requires fine tuning when any slight change affects the RTP over those billions of spins. You will obviously know the difference between Starburst and any Book game.

You can go on horrendous runs. If you have been winning at all, it's because of 3 factors.

1. Luck. Always luck.

2. Betting strategy, including taking a bonus.

3. You know when you withdraw (and can without reversal)

 

You said you can afford the losses so don't worry about it. Just enjoy playing and trying. Try mixing up your slots a bit more. Don't always play super volatile games, don't always over-play a slot (I stick to 100 spins and move on, some do 50, some do 25. Some mix it up with the bet size). When the fun stops, stop.

casinos sportsGenesis casino group back in the UK

I just got a nice email offering 100% + 300 spins on Reactoons over 10 days.

Nice one right?

Nope. The site refuses me because im from the UK and it states on their site that they are UKGC licensed.

I have to say they are either slow on the uptake or they are not ready to be licenced yet. Not sure how they gave away the free Gonzo spin. It never actually worked for me either.

casinos sportsAspire Global, Scum 2.0 ^^

Banned from taking bonuses from this group.

I only play 0.10/0.20 bets. So it's not like I broke the bank. I don't get it.

Same with a few others. It's getting hard to find slot bonuses.

big winsRailroad - 939x - 376 free spins.

Was running out some late night slots on 0.05p because im sensible and not broke...

I always run the Merkurs and Donuts so Railroad is one I've been trying to hit the super free spins for ages.

Think this might be some record?

Railroad_376 spins.JPG

big winsInsane win in doa2! 97000x!!! lost for words...must see!!

That is magnificent. 

I had 5 scatter yesterday for first time and thought that was nice. But this... well... enjoy it :D

casinos sportsCASUMO Doesn’t pay me $6000

I am in a similar boat here

I get the verification notice for sow but I had the money sent from my wife.

Its my money, but as any responsible gambler should, I make sure someone else holds my money.  It's the only sure way to be responsible.

I deposit £10. Get 4 explorers in Book of Ra Magic bonus. 5 scatters on DOA2. The lingering SOW check is right there. My usual documents aren't acceptable and I have no way of going to Liverpool to buy a new passport, or wait for one to be sent, at cost, that I dont really need. So now the balance is dropping. Lose a bit, go see the process, same predicament.  Maybe play some more in the meantime.  Lose some more.  Go back to repeat process. Lose some more. Eventually broke or withdraw and get your money stuck in a loop until you can possibly prove where it came from in an acceptable method.

Its obvious why casinos need to do this, but it should be law that it is at point of entry, not withdrawal. It's a disaffective process that only serves to exploit the nature of the addicted gambler into avoiding the stress of it by perhaps gambling more, hence losing more.  Where is the UKGC on that one? Hmm?  As usual, late to the party.

casinos sportsMONOPOLY LIVE 10x 2ROLL round canceled & not paid out

This is unacceptable.

To be unable to provide the service required by the license is a breach in itself.

They should be required to have redundancy for any mechanical component of the games.

I wouldn't play this game again unless they had a contingency plan for it.

casinos sportsThe real advantage casino streamers have!

I read through this and by the reasoning of the OP, streamers have more chance to win than non-streamers. Which is completely untrue.
There is nothing that states you can't get the same deals as streamers. Affiliate schemes don't force you to stream at all. They are just referals and you have to do the work, usually by streaming and building a community.  So all the costs, time, lifeforce involved puts streamers at a loss from the start.

Now let's say you have streamer vs non-streamer who never takes bonuses. Then yes, they have an advantage by the numbers. Effectively you get another (100-96.5)/2 if you take a fixed RTP at 96.5 taking it upto 98.25%. This can fluctuate depending on the RTP of the original deposit during playthrough.

So over time, they lose a little less than you would if you didn't take a bonus.

Of course you forget luck in the equation.  One streamer might be lucky. One might not. A non-streamer might be luckier than a streamer, one might not.

Ultimately if you play casual, getting a no-sticky bonus absolutely the best thing you can do. If you play long term, it's a choice between how you want to offset your losses really, but usually the best chance to win sooner rather than later.

casinos sportsDeadwood! Biggest SCAM slot ever!

I just won't play it.  There is volatility that makes sense and then there is a terrible bet.

If this game was 0.10p stakes, I might throw 100x at it from time to time, but there is no way im starting a path down the "It will pay one day" road as that is how gamblers lose. It's also bad enough that I have two Dead or Alive slots on the go that take all my freaking money.

Finally, I grinded out a double bonus on Tombstone (0.10) which took just over 15,000 spins total to achieve. It paid 10x. Deadwood can kiss my ass.

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Just came to post about this.

I was fairly regular on these as they give bonuses nearly every day.

Here is the section of the gambling act 2005 that they are being investigated under. It could be anything.
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That is amazing.

I have probably grinded this game as much as anyone who loves it (well over 100,000 spins). It's a great slot. I use it as a comeback slot.

So glad you recorded it. Couldn't be happier for you. Next time, me. :D

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Just killing time and hit this on a game that has never, ever paid for me.
 

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My two cents after being stung by the Party Casino bonus.

  • I made a deposit and was given 120 free spins on Starburst (ugh) instead.
  • I complained on CG and it was attented to.
  • I decided not to go through the pain of questioning it on support and went to play them.
  • The starburst spins did not load.
  • It was then I got onto support, who gave me 120 spins on some off-brand slots I had never even heard of before (Loot'EnKhamun ,Melon Madness Deluxe or Mega Bars)
  • Megabars looked familiar so I dumped them into there.
  • Overall I ended up increasing my deposit, could have withdrawn, but had some free time and couldn't be bothered with all the documentation and messing around when I had already been through that. So I span it all away. Que cera.

 

I have to say casinos tend to help in these cases but it doesn't help the consumer at the point of entry (deposit stage). This is the important factor.

The type of bonus you get (wager cash to unlock, parachute, cashback) should be extremely visible to the player at all times during the short process from landing page through registration and deposit, with a final dictation before confirmation. It is only fair that with a house edge, that the individual is protected from shady methods as it also helps attain retention long term at the individual level. Every player counts.

As far as CasinoGrounds culpability on this particular issue, I am sure you can understand it's crucial to everyone in the community that you are seen to rectify what is happening. Everyone who takes up CG recommended bonuses has (upto now) 100% trusted them without question.  That needs to stay the same for the love of God. There are enough sharks out there trying to pinch that "first deposit" money so they can stay alive long enough to profit.

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TL;DR : Jonny Jackpot got me banned from all White Hat Gaming sites without breaking terms of service.

 

Heya.

So I have played at White Hat Gaming sites for years, and we all know that if you break a ToS that your bonus is history right?

My first loss from ToS was at G'Day casino where they took £500 and returned my deposit because I had more than one account. They merged the accounts into one and said I could continue to play but the funds remained confiscated. Lesson learned.

So from them on I was stringent. I slipped up a couple of times in a late night stupor and lost a couple more deposits.

I've used White Hat Gaming since then and always followed the rules. To the letter.  So much that my favourite site in recent times became JonnyJackpot. 

However I received an email the other day when I withdrew. 

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Following a review of your account, we have decided to no longer offer you bonuses or promotional offers. This exclusion from bonuses is extended to include all casinos across the entire network.

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Please note that you will still be able to use all your current active account on the network as per usual. However, you are no longer permitted to open any further accounts on the network effective immediately. If you attempt to open any further accounts on the network they will be terminated and any funds accumulated will be confiscated (and your deposits will be returned).

 

So they have not banned me for bonus abuse, because they paid me and never said I did abuse a bonus.

I can still play on my accounts with real money, but get no bonuses whatsoever. Plus I cannot sign up to any new sites.

Now if I had just withdrew 100k for the third time in a week, I could understand this from a "protect the business" perspective.  But I am a low roller. My total monthly deposits don't go over £100 most months.  I just casually play 10/20p slots and when I do win, I always put some back as part of the cycle.

It feels like somehow this is a mistake, but then I read about others who had the same issue with JonnyJackpot.  Is there some kind of problem with that provider and WHG specifically?

Anyway, I'm not saying don't play on WHG, but just beware they seem to cut you off without a good reason.  I never broke any of their rules.

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More bad news. I contacted support and they replaced my free spins on Starburst with 1 of 3 other slots, Loot'EnKhamun ,Melon Madness Deluxe or Mega Bars.  The respective RTP's are 93.69%, 92.89% and 95.28%.  So Megabars is the obvious option to choose here unless you want to go back to the stone age and play some RTG RTP. :(