Many people dream of hitting a big jackpot while playing online casino games, but frankly, very few of us will ever experience the thrill and satisfaction of winning that million dollar cash prize. Even though the progressive jackpots featured in online casinos, or in a network of casinos, will pay out eventually – the chances of winning such a jackpot still are very slim. The question remains though, are there any other ways to get paid to play casino games – that is to make consistent profits in the long-term when playing at online casinos?
Well, a mathematician would certainly say no – the odds given will always favor the house (aka the casino). This is of course old knowledge and a true fact if one were to play with a limited bankroll at any casino game or card table at a land-based casino for an unlimited amount of time. But a professional gambler who primarily plays online would perhaps think differently – and in fact may claim that it is quite possible to make a living or at least a nice extra income by playing casino games online.
So how is this even possible? Well, one solid approach of a professional online gambler is to combine sound play and money management with the vast deposit and reload bonuses which the casinos provide. In reality, the overall odds of winning could even be considered to turn in favor of the player when such a strategy is used correctly! The main object of this gambling method is to get as many free bets as possible – not by jumping to hit bigger wins – even though this of course may occur too.
In order to become successful with this strategy, the professional player will sign up with many trusted online casinos and utilize their first initial deposit bonus – most often to the maximum deposit possible in order to claim the highest amount of free bonus money available at each casino . For example, if the casino requires a $ 500 deposit to claim the maximum of $ 1500 in free bonus money, the professional player will make the $ 500 deposit rather than receiving $ 50 for an initial deposit of $ 25 for instance.
Next, the player will choose the casino game that has the lowest house edge in terms of odds available at the casino to clear the bonus money for withdrawal. Usually, the casino game with the lowest house edge available at any casino is Blackjack. By playing low stakes Blackjack using the mathematically correct method to play the game, (knows as the "Perfect Strategy" in Blackjack which tells the player when to hit or stand etc), the player may be able to clear the bonus by playing many hands rather than high stakes.
This is just an example to illustrate the method of playing and clearing the deposit bonus. At certain online casinos it may not even be possible to clear the bonus when playing the game of Blackjack for example. Needless to say, the professional player will of course do plenty of research at the online casino in question prior to depositing and playing. They professional player will analyze and calculate what exactly is required to clear the bonus – and the potential of making an overall profit at that particular casino.
One would think that the method above is a "hit and run"-strategy which requires a constant flow of new available online casinos to sign up to, but it really is not. Once the player has cleared a bonus at one online casino, he or she simply waits for an attractive reload bonus offer or some other special offer before playing at that particular casino again. In the meantime, the player turns to other online casinos to practice the exact same strategy. More often than not, such players will be considered valuable to the casinos since their initial or following deposits were quite high – but remember – these deposits were all made with the intent of claiming the highest bonus money possible. This also has the positive effect that the player may have considered as a VIP or a high-roller by the casino – so more attractive offers.
The strategy and gambling method described above is used by thousands of professional players around the world who are, in a sense, getting paid to play casino games. One must remember though that it requires a lot of skill and knowledge about the various casino games and their odds, an understanding of how deposit bonus offers are designed, and a very non-emotional attitude towards losing game sessions.
But for the casino player who can master all of this, the rewards can be endless. And, which goes without saying, the more hands you play, the more free bets that are placed – the higher the likelihood of hitting that really big jackpot win someday.