If sometimes you do not understand a various gambling phrases when people mention about online casino, do no worry, you are not alone. That is why we created our own casino dictionary, where we go through the words and terms that people often have trouble with. What is a casino bonus and what really is the RTP? All the answers and explanation of the expressions you will get below, on the list with the most widely used casino terms.

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Casino Dictionary – Bonus

  • Welcome bonus – a bonus from the casino when you first register on their gambling site.
  • Deposit bonus – a type of bonus, which is activated by depositing money into your casino account. Most often double or even triple your deposit.
  • Free bonus – bonus money or free spins, no deposit is required, online casino gives it for free.
  • Free spins – most popular feature that gives you the chance to play for free on the specific slot machines.
  • Wagering – many bonuses come with wagering requirements, which means that you need to wager the bonus X number of times before you can withdraw the money from the casino.
  • Reload bonus – a bonus for players who have already received a welcome bonus. In general, it might be a deposit bonus.
  • Coupon codes – special set of symbols, combination of number and letters that activates casino bonuses and promotions, such as Winzino promo code.

VIP Programs & Promotions

  • Tournaments – casino competition between all the players at the casino
  • Loyalty Program – a reward program for the loyal players remaining with particular casino for a long time
  • Cash Drop – unusual type of campaign completely random payment to a lucky player at the casino.
  • Loyalty Points – some applications make use of the loyalty points, which can be exchanged to “buy” extra bonuses and other promotions in the casino’s store.
  • Prizes – special casino rewards, like free Cash. They are given away for FREE and funded by sponsors, like prizes at Winneroo Casino.
  • Cashback – you will get back your money if you lose. If you get 30% cashback on £10 you will get £3 from the casino.
  • VIP Program – some online casino sites offer VIP program for high rollers. Operator often rewards participants with trips to exclusive resorts or tickets for different events such as football matches or concerts. There might be also a gift rewards

Casino Games

  • Roulette – casino’s most glamorous table game with a spinning wheel and a ball. Your task is to select the correct number from 0 to 36, you can also play on red or black.
  • Blackjack – world’s most popular card game for Texas Hold’em. The game is to be on or as close to 21 as you can. You play against the dealer.
  • Slot Machines – also known as slots, gambling machines. Classic casino games that includes winning symbols and spinning wheels.
  • Wilds – one of the slot machines symbols. In card game it would be a “Joker” as it works in your favor and replaces other symbols on the slot.
  • Sticky Wild – works as above, however stays there around for a couple of spins.
  • Scatters – another symbol which can be found on slot machines. With the right combination you often can win more free spins.
  • Re-Spin – extra free spins on a slot machine. The only difference between free spins and re-spins is that you will get free spins before you play and re-spins will be your reward for playing.
  • RTP – The theoretical percentage of total wins over total stakes played for specific game. The acronym means Return To Player. Higher the percentage is better for the player.
  • Progressive Jackpot – a jackpot win that builds up over time that players bet money on a particular slot.
  • Live Casino – online casino where you play in real time against real casino dealers. Most often you play against beautiful women.
  • Video Poker – play video poker on a slot machine. It is a mix of slots games and poker in other words.
  • Keno – known very well from the TV. You should select 10 digits, between one and seventy and then casino pulls out twenty digits. Try to tick as many digits as possible.
  • Bingo – a classic gambling, very popular in the 90s. Players simply mark off numbers on their cards and check them with the numbers drawn randomly by the caller.

Most popular casino games and slots

  • Starburst – the world’s most popular slot machine produced by Swedish game manufacturer called NetEnt.
  • Mega Fortune – another very popular slot machine with progressive jackpot that often can bring profits in the millions.
  • Craps – a well-known dice game that is very popular in Las Vegas. Game can also be seen in many movies and television series.
  • Gonzo’s Quest – The slot machine where an adventurer Gonzo is looking for El Dorado forgotten treasures.
  • Jackpot 6000 – NetEnts popular classic game, favorite of many Norwegian players.
  • Jack and the Beanstalk – slot version of the classic tale of Jack and the Beanstalk.
  • Jack Hammer II – slot game that was one of the first using special features like re-spins and sticky wilds.
  • Dracula – game made in collaboration between Universal Studios and Net Entertainment