Tue Mar 11 2014 10:52 ET
Bingo Loyalty Points
Online bingo has become a popular experience for many people, whether they are students looking to do something other than work or housewives wanting to find something fun online. With many of these sites, there are loyalty points that can be collected. It leads to many learning how to use loyalty points to their advantage.
A bingo loyalty program helps to entice more people onto the site. People see that there is a chance of getting something for free and will take it. However, you need to check that you are getting your money's worth. It is worth remembering that you will need to put some money into the company to gain just one point and it will never be worth the amount that you paid to start with. Another benefit that the sites are hoping for is that older players will come back.
There are many different types of loyalty points that can be gained and many ways that they can be used. Most of the time, the points are used for free games, which offers people a chance to win money without having to spend their own money. Most are happy to do this because it limits the amount of risk that they are taking.
Different promotions are put on throughout different times of year. There are times that double points are put on offer, which means that players win more. However most of the time, these loyalty points are placed on the amount that is won so there is still just chance that you will get to double the amount that was gain from a previous visit.
There are usually restrictions put on the points too. With double points, many companies will set a limit on the amount that can be won. This prevents them from having to pay too much out to one single person, especially someone who has the chance to spend the majority of the day on the site. Another popular promotion is where the person who wins the most over a promotional period gains more loyalty points, usually five time their winnings. Again, there is usually a limit on the amount that can be won.
The way that you use the rewards differs between sites. Some will give you the opportunity to use them on your bingo cards or for playing on the slot machines while others will give you the opportunity to turn the points into cash and redeem it with your other winnings. The choice is completely up to you and will depend on whether you need to make a set amount to claim your winnings or not.
You will usually need to make up a set amount of points before they can be redeemed for any reason. It is worth checking with the online bingo site to find out how many you need to collect. You will usually need to gain at least $1 worth of loyalty points before they can be used, even if there are bingo cards for less.
If you do decide to use the loyalty points for the next bingo card, you need to check the fine print for all details. The main detail to look into is whether any winnings you make will be offered in loyalty points or in cash. The companies will differ depending on the type of scheme that they are running. Some will offer the rewards in loyalty points to make you come back to the site while others will want you to want to come back - so they will offer the rewards in cash.
It is worth checking all the details for a bingo loyalty program to make sure you are prepared for all terms and conditions. You need to be clear on how the points are collected and when you can redeem them. You will also need to be aware on any limits that you have on the amount of points you can gain and use at any one time.
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