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Elementary mathematics....

Discussion in 'Online Casino and Poker Complaints - old section' started by umberto, Nov 30, 2005.

    Nov 30, 2005
  1. umberto

    umberto Dormant account

    When will casino's promotion managers learn to do simple mathematics?

    I received a promo email from Grand Bay. I know they are a good casino,
    I just mention the name because the promotion is frustrating... And also I m
    aware that many other casinos do the same mistakes...

    So, here is the promo :

    Get a Double Delight!

    You can get up to $100 FREE this Wednesday with
    Casino Grand Bays Believe it or Not!

    We have made it easier to get your Double Delight!

    Make a purchase of $20 or more on Wednesday,
    30 November 2005, between 6pm and midnight (EST), and you
    are guaranteed to get an extra 25% up to $50 free!

    But that's not all...

    Wager $20 or more in Cabin fever and you will receive
    another bonus of 25% up to $50 FREE!

    Thats a total BONUS of 50% up to $100!


    Let's do the maths...

    25% up to 50$ plus
    25% up to 50$
    --------------
    50% up to 100$

    Are you out of your mind??????
     
  2. Nov 30, 2005
  3. KasinoKing

    KasinoKing WebMeister & Slotaholic.. CAG MM PABnonaccred webmeister

    Occupation:
    House-Husband and Casino Advisor
    Location:
    Bexhill on sea, England
    The worrying thing is - I don't think they are mistakes.
    I find it very hard to believe the people running these promo's are really that stupid - my view is that they're hoping that the 'average punter' is!

    They are just trying to con people by making their promo's sound better than they actually are.
     
  4. Nov 30, 2005
  5. elscrabinda

    elscrabinda Experienced Member PABnorogue PABnoaccred

    Occupation:
    jvonsofdmpvs
    Location:
    Oxford
    I could be wrong but I don't see a mistake here.

    Deposit $200 get 25% bonus = $50

    wager $20 on cabin fever and get another 25% on that purchase making 50% in total.
     
  6. Nov 30, 2005
  7. mikepipe

    mikepipe Dormant account

    Occupation:
    owner
    Location:
    still progressing
    amazing world of mats

    what do you have to bet, to get those 100?

    50x4 (25%)=200

    and again:

    50x4 (25%)=200

    so you get 100 in bonus for a bet of 400. That makes a pathetic - guess... 25%

    mikepipe
     
  8. Nov 30, 2005
  9. Agamemnon

    Agamemnon Dormant account

    On purpose KK heh? Maybe.
    There seems to be a school of thought with this.

    There's the beautiful "up to" that's written in 6 point letters in the shadow of the half screen 50$!! or whatever.

    Player deposits.
    Player asks for bonus.
    Pleyer gets not what he expected.

    The logic being - I believe- "gotcha" .

    Caveat emptor is a tip for a back alley , not an established industry.
     
  10. Nov 30, 2005
  11. KasinoKing

    KasinoKing WebMeister & Slotaholic.. CAG MM PABnonaccred webmeister

    Occupation:
    House-Husband and Casino Advisor
    Location:
    Bexhill on sea, England
    You know what - you're only bloody right!

    You only make one deposit, which you get a bonus on, then you wager that deposit to get more bonus.

    So you can earn $100 bonus off a $200 deposit = 50%!

    Now who's the stupid one! :oops:

    Can someone please apologise to the casino for me while I go wash this egg off my face... :rolleyes:
     
  12. Dec 1, 2005
  13. scrollock

    scrollock Senior Member

    Occupation:
    google
    Location:
    boro, uk
    joyland
     
  14. Dec 2, 2005
  15. tombomb

    tombomb Dormant account

    Location:
    right here
    $10,000 bonus

    Might as well make it a 10 grand bonus.Their random rigged software sucked up my money in a matter of minutes.Same with their sister casinos Roadhouse reels and Bella Vegas.Same degree of "randomness at all three casinos.As in Hoover.
     

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