Site News of the Year 2004

29 December 2004 All casinos have Christmas holidays now, so no new promotions.
I worked hard during the last month and prepared a new site for poker-players! «Best Online Poker Ratings» is a great source of information about popular poker rooms. Please, visit the site, read reviews and post your poker top.
Wish everyone good luck in 2005!

24 December 2004 Be the Dealer casino switched from 20% bonus to 100% up to $200.

Merry Christmas everyone!!! And here are several fresh offers for you (good for new and existing players):
King Solomon (RTG) offers two match bonuses up to $75: Christmas coupon MWARH (24-26th of December), New Year coupon XKHHY (27-30th of December).
You can get free $10 at Break Away with coupon SANTA and Sci-Fi Casino (both RTG) with code CLAUS.
Casino Solei (PlayTech) offers special flash game where you can win up to $200 bonus.
You can try XMAS2 (and even XMASsomeotherdigit) at Giant Vegas (RTG) to get up to $50 free (thanks Jason).

22 December 2004 Ace-Games Casino (RTG) is closed, WildOn Casino (RTG) became the heir. WildOn offers 20% bonus up to $200.
I have several RTG no-deposit coupons for you. Deb send me coupons for Cirrus: $100 - UXEVE, $20 - FJXW8, $10 - XKU6G, $10 - FYF46. You can also try XMAS10 at Vegas Giant and FYJJ3 at Connecto. I'm not sure if all these
coupons are active, I don't know T&C.

River Belle, Lucky Nugget and 7 Sultans pokers (all Microgaming) offer $300 bonus for deposits above $20. You get part of the bonus ($20) each time you play certain number of hands.

19 December 2004 As Kiss Casino closed, Vegas Giant Casino (RTG) offers $20 no-deposit to ex-Kiss players. Use code SNGUP, this coupon can work for all players. All Star Palace Casino (proprietary) offers $10 free.

Fortune Lounge casinos (Fortune Room, Royal Vegas, Platinum Play, etc.) players can send their friends Christmas card with free $10. I'm not sure how it works, but please have a look here.
Prestige Casino
(PlayTech) will give money prizes and have special draw (you can win trip to Vegas) among players.
WallStreet Casino (Bossmedia) offers Christmas draw plus 10% slots bonus on every deposit.

15 December 2004 Cirrus Casino (RTG) offers several no-deposit codes, try XKU6G, FJXW8 $50, FYF46 $30, UXEVE $10 (I do not know T&C, could work for existing players). Europa Casino (PlayTech) offers $10 no-deposit for a limited period.
River Nile (Microgaming) changed bonus structure a little, now you can get three $100 bonuses.

Intercasino and InterPoker (Cryptologic) offer Christmas promos. They both have something new everyday, so check their promotion calendar!

10 December 2004 We have new Trivia from Lake Palace (Microgaming). Answer 3 easy questions and win a guaranteed prize of between $5 to $25 free!
1. Name the friendly joker at Lake Palace.
2. In which continent was Babok found?
3. Who is the heir to Lake Palace?
E-mail your answers to [email protected]. Your casino account will be credited within 48 hours. Offer valid until 12 December 2004, midnight (EST).
Some hints: 1. Babok, 2. South America, 3. Prince Kai

VIP Casino (Cryptologic) offers up to $160 in bonuses in December. Just make certain wager at one of the games and get your bonus (read T&C)! For a short period of time Lasseters offers 200% sign-up bonus up to $250 (and read below about their Christmas promo)! Casino-on-Net (Cassava) offers $200 match bonus instead of old 20%!

Play new video slots at Maple Casino (Microgaming) and each spin will earn you a ticket to a draw (valid till 12th and 16th of December).

07 December 2004 Mummy's Gold and Piggs Peak (Microgaming) changed sign-up bonuses, you can get $20 free plus $55 deposit at Mummy and $15 free plus $85 deposit bonus at Piggs Peak.
You can try to get free $50 at Miss Million Casino (RTG) with coupon code «CMN3Y» (not sure if valid). Their bonus slot with $10-$30 no-deposits is active too.

English Harbour Group (OddsOn) casinos - English Harbour, Caribbean Gold, Silver Dollar, Super Slots etc. - offer each new player great chance to win special prize like MP3-player, DVD-player, Digital Camera... $10.000 will be distributed till Christmas.
AusVegas and Lasseters offer $20k and $100k Christmas draws for all players. Read terms on their sites.
More Christmas promos will be available soon!

02 December 2004 Several days ago Nostalgia and Phoenician (ex-RTG) suddenly paused instant withdrawal and yesterday we got another fantastic news from them - they switched from RTG to Microgaming overnight! We are glad to introduce two new Microgaming VIPER casinos, offering $100 bonus each!

New month, new voting on Gambling.com (thanks to everyone who helped «Best Bonuses» and «Best Online Casino Ratings» to be among top 100 sites) and new voting bonuses (at least one new).

Gambling Online Magazine announced 2004 poll results. Omni and Intercasino (Cryptologic) are the best online casinos! So I think it would be OK to announce Intercasino «Casino of the Month ».

Intercasino/InterPoker increased monthly bonus to $100 in December. InterPoker will have $1000 private freeroll tournament at 4th of December, password GANDALF.  Ladbroke’s (Microgaming) decreased sign-up bonus to J20, but wager is still very low - just J80! The Sands of Caribbean (Cryptologic) offers 10% cash back on losses in December.
Kiss Casino (RTG) will be closed soon.
You can get free $35 from Portofino Casino (RTG) with coupon CVD47.

25 November 2004 Cool Cat Casino (RTG) offers $75 no-deposit bonus to new players, coupon CATCHIP75 (30x playthrough on slots till 1 of December). Jazz Casino (proprietary) probably gives free $25.
Pharaohs Casino (Bossmedia) gives $5-$50 every day of Thanksgiving week. Deposit $50 and get your bonus, so you can get up to $350 from 23 to 29 of November.

Almost all Microgaming casinos offer 8 new games, including 4 10-line video pokers and 4 new video slots!

18 November 2004 Almost no new offers, several old were updated :(. Ladbroke’s (Microgaming) will decrease their fist-deposit bonus from J100 to J20 from 23 of November, so hurry up!
You can get up to $100 Thanksgiving bonus from Casino Solei (PlayTech).

11 November 2004 Lucky Nugget UK offers J10 no-deposit bonus. You can also try to get free $15 at Winwards Casino or $10 at Tropics Poker (e-mail [email protected] to get the bonus) and Mirabelle Poker (e-mail [email protected] with the reference code PM1104 in the subject line, valid till 14th of November).

Desert Dollar, Vegas Towers, Havana Club (all Microgaming) officially joined Fortune Lounge Group. To celebrate this all 9 casinos offer fantastic 300% bonus (up to $300, slots only, alternative to existing offers, valid till end of November, find all participating casinos at Match and Percentage pages)!

We have new online casino - AusVegas is a sister of Lasseters. If you like Lasseters try AusVegas with $100 match bonus.
Golden Palace Poker was added (poker from Golden Palace Casino). It's not new really and it's a member of Apex network with Victor Chandler Poker.

7 November 2004 Try coupon codes CMN3Y or QA6MR at Miss Million Casino (RTG) for free $50.
One new voting promo added (Global Players).
Challenge Casino (Microgaming) got VIPER software and offers up to $1000 bonus (for the first three deposits).

Ace King Club Casino (Bossmedia) closed. Want to remind you that another Boss casino opened recently - Casino Craze.

2 November 2004 Halloween is over, but Halloween promos are not (valid till 5th of November). You can get 30% up to $150 from Pharaoh's Casino (Bossmedia). Play special flash game at Casino Solei to win additional bonuses.

Several changes in bonuses since the 1st of November: 32 Red Casino (Microgaming) offers 32% bonus up to J/E/$320 plus additional J32 every month! Poker333 (aka Piggs Peak - Microgaming) offers $16 no-deposit bonus plus $75 for 200 raked hands.

One more casino decided to use Bossmedia software. New Casino Craze offers $100 match bonus plus further $677 for the 2nd and 3rd deposits!

Casinos seemed to be reluctant to offer voting bonuses. Check all available offers at Voting page.

Thanks to everyone who voted for my sites! Both sites are at Top 100 list (about 40th place), «Best Bonuses» is the fifth among Miscellaneous Gambling Sites and «Best Online Casino Ratings» is the 17th among Best Online Casinos(!).

New casino of the month is Casino on Net (Random Logic). The biggest online casino offers nice bonuses every month, they have lots of tournaments and I really enjoy playing there.

27 October 2004 Not much bonus news this week. You can try to get $10 from Monte Casino (proprietary) with coupon FBEJEE.

Prepaid ATM was removed from payment methods by many casinos (almost all Microgaming casinos).

Microgaming casinos (with Viper soft) introduced fantastic new 15-lines video slot featuring Lara Croft (aka Tomb Raider).

20 October 2004 All Sunny Group casinos (PlayTech) followed Fortune and offered $30 no-deposit to play
on Sunny Slots (valid at least till the end of October). After purchase of Hampton and Portofino by Connecto (all RTG) they begin to offer many big no-deposits. Try code cvd47 at Portofino ($35) and KHKRK at Hampton ($30). Sticky bonuses with 40 times rollover, should be good for existing players, I don't know when it expires.

14 October 2004 Belmont Casino (proprietary) offers $10 free. Blackjack Table and it's sister Poker Table (proprietary) offer $10 no-deposit. Helen send me several free offers (thanks!). I do not know T&C but you are welcome to try them: Ace Games (RTG) offers $100 (!) no-deposit with coupon FREE100, God Bless America Casino (RTG, Portofino skin) offers $50 no-deposit with coupon PGHMA, ask support for free $10 at Club Dice and Noble pokers (both PlayTech).
Looks like Connectto Casino (RTG) restored $15 voting bonus.

Aces High Casino (Microgaming) offers $10 to $100 bonus on $50 deposit, depending on games you are going to play. UK version of Jackpot City (Microgaming) offers great J500 match bonus!

Payouts table is updated.

9 October 2004 Two new big no-deposits: Showdown Casino (Microgaming) and Portofino (RTG) offer $25 each.

King Neptune (Microgaming) offers voting bonuses in October, that's the second confirmed offer.

6 October 2004 Up to $30 from Miss Million Casino (new RTG). Play bonus slots to get the money. That's German casino, but site has English version. You can also try coupon FREE51 at Ace-Games (RTG).
UK version of Aces High Casino (Microgaming) offers free $10.

As you know, Prestige Group switched to PlayTech. All casinos introduced new bonus structure with sign-up bonuses from $100 match (Playgate) to $200 (Diamond, Prestige). All casinos also offer great reward program where VIP players can get up to $500 bonuses weekly (without wagering requirements), 5 times comp points and other nice prizes.

You can already vote for most of the sites at gambling.com, but till now only Brandy (PlayTech) announced voting bonus (free $11 and 10% on deposit), hope other casinos will follow.

2 October 2004 Orchid Casino (RTG) offers $20 no-deposit bonus with coupon code P7MJJ (I do not know T&C). Casino Fortune (PlayTech) returned $30 no-deposit bonus for Sunny Slots.
Omni Casino (Cryptologic) offers very interesting monthly bonus. You do not need make any deposits (if you already have money o your account), just wager $2500 during the month to get $100!

OddsOn presented new casino - Bets Avenue. You can get $75 match bonus from this casino.

Gambling.com is going to open it's voting later in October. Hope we will have new voting promos soon.

New casino of the month is Omni (Cryptologic). Great bonus, nice and fair games and AFAIK they won the first place at GOM annual voting (it should be announced soon). I won several hundreds at Omni and Sun Poker (their sister-poker) in September, hope to win even more in October! Also want to remind you that Omni is the second best online casino according to «Best Online Casino Ratings ».

25 September 2004 Leopard Rock and Golden Circle Casinos (both RTG) will close on 30th of September. Delano Casino (RTG) is closed, it's players are moved to Winward (propr.).

Prestige, Diamond and Playgate casinos will switch from Bossmedia to Playtech on 1st of October.

I've found two no-deposit bonuses on gambling forums, but I'm not sure if they are still valid and what are the terms. Anyway, you can try them:
English Harbour Casino (OddsOn) is offering a $10 no deposit bonus. Download the software and send a email to [email protected] requesting bonus EH888 and they will credit your account within 24 hours.
Ask for free $15 at City of Kings Casino (propr.) by email: [email protected].

Fortune Room (Microgaming) offers three 50% bonuses up to $250 each!

17 September 2004 As promised, new Microgaming casino. Lake Palace Casino offers $15 no-deposit and $100 match bonus, plus 20% cashback! We also have new Microgaming poker - Roxy Poker offers 25% bonus, maximum $50.

Gaming Club (Microgaming) offers $200 bonus on $50 deposit.

14 September 2004 More bonuses canceled :(. Since 15th of September Challenge Casino (Microgaming) will discontinue $12 no-deposit, but will offer $200 match bonus. Speed Bet (Net Entertainment) and Gold Club (Bossmedia) canceled their monthly bonuses and William Hill (Cryptologic) canceled all bonuses for old E-Cash versions.

Several RTG casinos changed sign-up bonuses, including Nostalgia Casinos (50% bonus up to $300 without wager) and Geisha Lounge and Grand Aces casinos ($100 match).

8 September 2004 I removed several outdated no-deposit promos. Instead you can try to get $10 from Royal Dutch Casino (proprietary). Ask support for a free $10 (I do not know conditions and how long it will last). One more Microgaming casino will be opened soon and you can expect no-deposit too.

English Harbour Casino (OddsOn) upgraded its software to version 5. They offer lots of new games, including 100-hands Video Poker.
Sports Interaction Casino (PlayTech) increased bonus to $125 on $100 deposit.

1 September 2004 As promised, Microgaming introduced new casino and several new games (including 9 line video slot with progressive!). New games are available at almost all VIPER casinos. New casino is called Maple Casino (same group as 777 Dragon, Crazy Vegas, Sun Vegas, Cinema) and as you can guess it's Canada-themed. They offer $60 bonus on $40 deposit plus 15% bonus on all Neteller, Wire Transfer and UseMyBank deposits.

Vegas Villa $28 no-deposit bonus is over and Captain Cooks/Casino Kingdom (all Microgaming) reduced their bonuses to $16.
Gambling Online Magazine voting was closed and Gambling.com voting is still closed, so no voting promos at all this month. GoneGambling is going to introduce casinos voting, may be we will see new voting promos soon.

New «Casino of the month « is Lucky Nugget (Microgaming). They again offer $200 bonus on $50 deposit, that's the highest bonus/deposit ratio!

27 August 2004 To give you a lead on Casino Grand Bay's new VIPER software, the Wild Joker will give you between $5 and $25 FREE! All you have to do is email at [email protected] with the answers to these 3 easy questions:
1. What country has Casino Grand Bay been visiting for the month of August 2004? 
2. Which country won the most medals in swimming? 
3. What's Casino Grand Bay next port of call/destination? 
Tips as usual: 1) Greece, 2) USA, 3) Miami Beach, Florida 
I do not know how long it's active (definitely not long) and I've heard that it's for depositors only (who made at least $20 deposit at the casino).

We have two new online casinos around. Monaco Gold Casino (PlayTech, Club Dice Group) offers $200 match bonus and $1000 bonus for Neteller or Wire Transfer depositors. Vegas Frontier Casino (RTG, seemed Blast21 group) offers $250 match bonus or 30% bonus up to $600.
Vegas Villa $28 no-deposit will last till the end of the August.

In September we will get new casino and new games from Microgaming, stay tuned!

24 August 2004 Sci-Fi and BreakAway (RTG) decided to give away GOM voting bonus. Breakaway wants to get the Best Customer Service award and Sci-Fi - Best Casino Online. Vote and send your voting confirmations to supports to get free $10 each. GOM voting poll supposed to be closed at 20th of August, but it's still active, so hurry up to vote for your favorite casinos and your favorite sites like «Best Bonuses» and «Best Online Casino Ratings «!

Sunny Group Casinos (PlayTech) changed their promotions. Casino Fortune offers $200 on first deposit plus up to $799 on 2nd-5th deposits. Miami Beach, Mapau, Gold Gate offers $100 match bonus plus 50% on second deposit (all bonuses are sticky).
Casino Net (Bossmedia) offers weekly 15% up to $150 (maximum amount depends on your level).

I've decided to add two more poker rooms to «Poker Bonuses» page. UltimateBet and PokerRoom both use proprietary software (different, not the same) and offer 20% bonuses up to $100 plus Refer-a-Friend bonuses $50 or $100 (and referred players will get $25 to $50). Both poker-rooms are well-known and quite big. Both sites are recommended to all poker-lovers!

14 August 2004 As you know, Olympic games have started yesterday. To celebrate this Vegas Villa (Microgaming) offers special $28 no-deposit bonus till the end of Olympic (it's 28th Olympic games).

Golden Palace Casino (PlayTech) offers 300% bonus till the 5th of September. 
River Belle and Lucky Nugget (Microgaming) returned their great $250 and $200 offers.
BoDog (RTG) offers double (20%) bonus till the 9th of September.

06 August 2004 32 Read (Microgaming) have great new offer to high-rollers. You can get 50% bonus up to $/E/J1000! Maxima Casino (PlayTech) have another big offer. The same 50% bonus up to $1000, plus 25% bonus on all further deposits (sticky bonuses). And one more interesting VIP offer. Ritz Club Casino (Cryptologic) will send out a gift-boxed bottle of Ritz Champagne to everybody who deposits J1,000 or more during August and wagers over J25,000 during the month.
Casino Las Vegas, King, Swiss (PlayTech) changed promos. Now they offer up to four $100 match bonuses.
Intercasino/poker/bingo (Cryptologic) have only one bonus now. Before you could get bonuses at all three entities, now they offer only one bonus which can be played anywhere (e.g. half at casino, half at poker).
Europa Casino (PlayTech) offers $200 monthly bonus!

RiverBelle and Lucky Nugget pokers canceled sign-up bonuses for a while. Gaming Club Poker offers up to $200 bonus.
Interpoker will have four $1000 free-roll tournaments for everyone, who registered through affiliates (e.g. through the link at «Best Bonuses «). The first one is at the 7th of August, got to Private Tournaments and use password «PHOBOS ».

Gambling.com got new look (it will become gambling PPC search engine), but still no voting there.

01 August 2004 Many casinos changed their promos/conditions at the end of July. Lets start from no-deposits.
Sunny Group (Playtech) canceled their tricky no-deposit bonuses. Sci-Fi and BreakAway (RTG) increased their no-deposits to $15 and $25. Piggs Peak Poker (Microgaming) offers $10 without deposit.
To give you the opportunity to experience the excitement of Jupiter Club Casino, they will give you between $5 and $25 FREE! All you have to do is email at [email protected] with the answers to these three easy questions (send till the end of the 1st of August, money will be added at the 2nd of August):
1. How old is Jupiter Club Casino this year?
2. How many games does Jupiter Club Casino have in total?
3. Who is the Club Manager at Jupiter Club Casino?
Hints: 1) 2 years old, 2) 96 games, 3) Mr. Michael King

One Bossmedia casino, Star Club, is closed, and another change wagering requirements to worse. Gold Club increased to 40b, Prestige and  Diamond Club to 30b, but Jamaica Bay beat them all. Jamaica has 75(b+d) wagering requirements for their 100% sign-up bonus and 50% monthly bonus! It means $15.000 wager for $100 bonus! Looks like new industry record. Meanwhile old record-holder VIP Casino (Cryptologic) decreased requirements to 30b.

Casino on Net at different domains offers different bonuses. The best offer is $888 on three first deposits, wagering requirements increased to 10b.
InterPoker offers $90 monthly, but requires deposit to get the bonus.

We have new casino with IGW software. BetEuro casino is a part of sportsbook and it offers E100 match bonus.

Looks like Gambling.com voting pause continues in August, but GOM voting will be open till August 20, so hurry up to vote for «Best Bonuses» and «Best Online Casino Ratings ».

New casino of the month is Casino Euro (Net Entertainment). They offer E30 monthly bonus and some additional deposit bonuses. Java games are a little bit obsolete, but fair enough. I don't like their VP much, but Blackjack was OK.

24 July 2004 Still not much news around. King Solomon changed software provider once more. Now it uses RTG software and offers $100 match bonus. 
We have new PlayTech casino. Bet Royal Sportsbook added casino which offers $200 match bonus. You can also try to get free $25, by sending e-mail to [email protected] with your players ID in the subject line. In the body of the mail just write «Please credit my $25» (I'm not sure if this offer valid for everyone or by invitation only).

16 July 2004 Looks like online casinos have vacation now. Almost no new offers and no new casinos. Royal Dutch Casino offers $10 no-deposit till 18th of July (ask support for the bonus). Try coupon code «FBE2AH» at Casino Broceliande during registration to get free $10. 
Colosseum Poker
(Microgaming) changed bonus offer. They offer either free $10 or 25% up to $100 bonus.

Sporting Odds Casino (Bossmedia) offers very interesting bonus structure. You can get J50 match bonus plus further J100 as soon as you'll wager J5000. VIP players will get J500 more with J100k wager.

06 July 2004 Four Microgaming casino changed their promotions to offer no-deposit bonuses. Jackpot in a Flash offers $12 no-deposit, plus $288 match bonus, plus up to $900 on the second deposit. Miami Paradise gives free $16 plus $75 match bonus. Casino Kingdom and Captain Cook increased their no-deposit to great $26, also you can choose between three 200% up to $40 each and one bonus of $200 (bonuses are available in GBP and Euros).

Peach Casino (Cryptologic) offers $80 match bonus since July. Indio Casino (Playtech) finally decided with bonuses. They offer $100 match bonus plus up to $500 on 2nd-5th deposits. Be the Dealer Casino offer special $120 bonus for Best Bonuses (exclusive offer for new players, use coupon «ZRRR» with $100 deposit)!

We have new Microgaming poker - Metro Poker offers $50 bonus. I've added Slotland in the list of casinos with proprietary software. It's old and reputable online casino that offer $100 match bonus with just $200 wagering requirements and of course you can find it at «Best Online Casino Ratings ».

Gambling.com decided to pause it's voting top for a month or two, so no voting promos this month. Some casinos officially canceled their voting promos, some still offer them, but players can not cast their votes. All that we have now is GOM voting and Peak Reward Group (Omni, The Sands, etc.) introduced it's GOM voting bonus.

New casino of the month is River Belle (Microgaming). Viper soft is really nice and convenient, with lots of games. I've played almost all versions of blackjack and some of videopokers, had good days and bad days, but overall results are good. I think I will continue to play at Belle Rock Group casinos.

29 June 2004 Vegas Towers (Microgaming) changed it promo to $50 match without wagering requirements, but sticky (similar to Nostalgia Casino).
Casino Solei (PlayTech) offers special Euro2004 football game where new players can win 150% bonus and existing players - 30% bonus.

Payouts table is updated.

You can get special $20 no-deposit bonus if you submit your favorite 10 casinos at «Best Online Casino Ratings ».

24 June 2004 New $20 no-deposit bonus is offered by Mount Olympus Casino. Sci-Fi, Break Away (both RTG) and Lucky Chance (propr.) prolonged their $10 no-deposit bonuses at least until the end of June.
Several new voting bonuses added.

Belle Rock Group (Microgaming) changed bonuses and wagering conditions. Now almost all casinos offer $50 match bonus and wager is allowed only on slots.

18 June 2004 Cool Cat Casino (RTG) offers $5-$500 mystery no-deposit bonus to new players. Offer is valid till 20th of June (see pop-up at their homepage).

We have two new casinos this week, both are sisters to another newcomers. Golden Circle Casino is a sister of Leopard Rock (both RTG) and it offers J100 match bonus (yes, you can play in Euros there). Indio Casino changed soft from proprietary to PlayTech. Indio is a sister of African Palace Casino and its site is so brand new that Promo page is still empty :-).

I decided to add casinos from two more software providers to the site. iGlobal Media (iGM) and IGW Software were around for several years. Their lists of casinos are not very big (you can find lists and more info at Proprietary page), but casinos are quite big and well-known. You've probably already heard about Starluck and Planet Luck - iGM flagship casinos and Good as Gold - IGW the best known casino. These are the best known, you can find them among the top lists at «Best Online Casino Ratings», but other are not bad too.

16 June 2004 Piggs Peak Casino (Microgaming) offers $15 no-deposit bonus to new players until 27th of June.

We have one more new casino with PlayTech software. African Palace Casino offers $100 match bonus plus up to $455 on the 2nd-5th deposits.
Well known and popular Nostalgia Casino was bought by another good RTG casino - Phoenician. Nostalgia is proud to present you $300 match bonus without playthrough requirements and with instant Neteller withdrawals! This is really outstanding offer from reputable casino! 
Privilege Casino switched from Bossmedia software to proprietary soft.

14 June 2004 Cleopatra Casino (RTG) offers free $20 with coupon «FR93P» (limited time offer). Bella Vegas Casino (Microgaming) again offers $5-$25 no-deposit bonus (limited time offer). All you have to do is email at [email protected] with the answers to these three easy questions:
1. What is Bella Vegas Online celebrating from 01 June 2004 to 04 July 2004?
2. What Promotion does Bella Vegas Online run on Tuesday Evenings?
3. Who will be smiling upon YOU this month?
Hints: 1. Roman Riches, 2. Toga Tuesday, 3. Fortuna
Royal Vegas Poker (Microgaming) offers $10 no-deposit bonus plus 40% up to $100.

Intercasino (Cryptologic) wants to be the best online casino the fourth year in a row, so they offer $10.000 draw among voters of GOM annual poll. Another casinos that offered GOM voting bonuses and draws are King Neptune (Microgaming) and Global Players Casino (propr.).

Let me introduce two new online casinos with RTG software! BoDog and Leopard Rock are not very new really, they exists about several month already and BoDog is well known Sportsbook with great reputation that had proprietary software casino before switching to RTG.

New Casino of the Month is Intercasino (Cryptologic)! I had very nice winning streak (more than 15 winning hands in a row!!!) at their BJ and overall results were very nice both at casino and poker too.

02 June 2004 As usually voting bonuses are updated, though changes are not very favorable.

Gaming Club (Microgaming) changed their $150 match bonus to $25 no-deposit. You can try coupon «CASINO» at Be the Dealer for free $5.
Several casinos changed their sign-up offers. Lasseters (proprietary) offer $250 match bonus (existing players can get  $230). All Slots (Microgaming) offers $150 bonus on $50 deposit.
Intercasino (Cryptologic) extend its $90 monthly offer to June. William Hill (Cryptologic) offers in June increased bonus too - $80.

Bossmedia acquired a new casino - Sporting Odds. This casino and sportbooks offers J25 match bonus.

26 May 2004 Sci-Fi Casino (RTG) offers $10 no-deposit bonus till the end of May.
New Destination Poker (RTG) offers $15 no-deposit bonus (and up to $1000 deposit bonus).

Platinum Play Casino (Microgaming) offers fantastic 400% bonus offer! New players who will deposit $50 will get $200 bonus (this is limited time offer).

Microgaming «Major Million» jackpot reached $1.000.000 again! You can become a millionaire in a minute, playing at any Microgaming casino (by the way, updated version of «Major Million» slot introduced in many casinos with Viper software).

19 May 2004 Break Away Casino (RTG) offers $5 no-deposit bonus till the end of May.
Voting bonuses updated. We have one more Gambling.com voting offer and the first GOM offer.

Casino365 (Bossmedia) opened new poker-room. Bet365 Poker uses Microgaming software and it offers $50 match bonus plus lots of big and small freeroll tournaments.

15 May 2004 Two no-deposit bonuses. Winward Casino (proprietary) offers $15 to old and new players. River Nile (Microgaming) decided to extend its $15 offer further (contact support till the end of May to get it).

Royal Vegas Casino (Microgaming) has special promo «Double your bonus» available till the end of the week. New players can get special 200% bonus up to $200.

11 May 2004 Looks like Wild Vegas Casino (proprietary) gives away free $22 and Cool Cat Casino (RTG) - free $10 (ask supports if offers are still available).
Sun Vegas Casino (Microgaming) gives $5 for voting additional to their draw.

Another no-deposit mystery bonus, this time from Bella Vegas Casino (Microgaming):
1. How many Amazing New Games have been released in Bella Vegas Online's latest game release?
2. What is the total number of games now offered at Bella Vegas Online?
3. How many pay lines does Cash Splash Video Slot have?
Hints: 1) 5, 2) 130 games, 3) 15 lines.

Contest is over. Winners are announced on contest page.

6 May 2004 We have lots of news this week, because many Microgaming casinos changed their bonuses. Aztec Riches canceled their $10 no-deposit bonus and implemented $100 match bonus, plus you can get additional $750 on your second and third deposits. Miami Paradise introduced new great offer: get 200% bonus on your first purchase (up to $150), 150% on the second deposit (up to $150) and 100% on the third deposit (up to $100) that's $400 bonuses for $275 deposits! Similar promotion is running at Slots Royale, you can get $200 (200%)+$50 (100%)+$50 (100%). Golden Riviera and River Nile added to existing 200% bonus up to $100 two other options: you can get 150% up to $150 or 100% up to $200.
New contest with $5-$25 bonuses from Casino Grand Bay (Microgaming). This time Grand Bay, as many other Viper casinos got additional pack of the games, including multiline Major Millions progressives. Call or e-mail them right answers (I do not know when this promo is over):
  1) How many fantastic New Games have been released in Casino Grand Bay's latest game release?
  2) What is the total # of Phenomenal New Viper games now offer at Casino Grand Bay?
  3) How many lines does Major Millions Video Slot have?
Small hints, as usual: 1) 5, 2) 130 games, 3) 15 lines

Wall Street Casino (Bossmedia) offers 50% up to $100 bonus for new and existing players during May.

We have a new RTG casino - Ace Games (also known as LogOn Casino, which switched software to RTG). They offer $10 no-deposit bonus (try «BAWUP» code) and 250%-375% sticky deposit bonuses.
Ritz Club (Cryptologic) opened new poker-room recently. You can get J25 every first five hours of the play each month (J5 each hour).

Voting bonuses are updated (though almost nothing changed). Pay attention that EzBoard forums changed their URLs after upgrade at the end of April.

1 May 2004 Sites were down again for several days :-(, but anyway both «Best Bonuses» and “Best Online Casino Ratings” become one of the Gambling.com Top100 sites :-).

Several news from Cryptologic casinos: Peach Casino offers generous 20% monthly bonus up to $200. Intercasino increased bonus in may to $90 and Interpoker to $55.

I've decided to leave Omni Casino as «Casino of the month» for one more month.

22 April 2004 Sounds strange, but no news about bonuses this week.

Payouts were updated. Site was down for a while due to a major hosting crash. Hope nobody get hurt and everything will be OK further. Contest prolonged till the May.

Want to tell you that at the eighths race «Best Bonuses» again got deserved first place. This week  BB will be in race 11 and BOCR in race 9.

13 April 2004 New RTG casino opened recently. Cool Cat Casino have got quite good response from the first players. Cool Cat Casino offers $45 or 30% bonus up to $600.

Several new voting bonuses added.

Want to tell you that at the sixth race «Best Bonuses» again got deserved first place. This week  BB will be in race 4.

07 April 2004 Fortune Room Casino and Royal Vegas Poker (both Microgaming) changed their sign-up bonuses too great 50% up to $500 and $100 correspondingly.
Small update at voting bonuses.

02 April 2004 Looks like nobody likes free money here, only couple of entrance for 12 prizes at contest.

New no-deposit bonuses are available from Jackpot in a Flash (Microgaming) - $10 for the first 1000 new accounts, and Shark Casino (RTG) - $5 for survey. Action Online Casino canceled no-deposit bonus.
I've updated voting bonuses. Only one new bonus, several bonuses disappeared and many changed terms to worse.
Vegas Towers (Microgaming) and Racetrack Casino (PlayTech) increased their match bonuses.

We have another new PlayTech casino (new one every month!). Maxima Casino offers 100% match bonus up to $150.

New «Casino of the Month» is Omni Casino. Omni is well-known Cryptologic casino, very popular among players (2nd place at “Best Online Casino Ratings”!). They offer $100 monthly bonus - the biggest monthly bonus in the industry.

27 March 2004 I’ve made a new gambling site “Best Online Casino Ratings”! Site is a newborn but it has already about 25 online casino tops collected from different sources. You can find there different voting tops, site tops and tops made by other gamblers. As a result the site offers you really great tool to find the best online casinos.

To celebrate opening of the new site and the third place of «Best Bonuses» in Wbmaster Cup I offer you contest with nice money prizes!!! I've made special page for this contest.

New no-deposit offer from River Nile Casino. In order to claim the $15 free, simply e-mail: [email protected] with the words «download promotion» in the subject line. Due to overwhelming demand you can get your bonus after 48 hours or your request can be rejected. I do not know T&C and how long it will last.

Casino Tropez has new sister-casino Europa Casino (PlayTech). New Europa Casino offers $100 match bonus to new players.

Want to tell you that at the fourth race «Best Bonuses» again got deserved first place. This week BB will be in race 6.

24 March 2004 Two new no-deposit bonuses. New LogOn Casino offer $25 for a limited time only. Lucky Chance Casino offers free $10 till 15th of April.

Kiss Casino switched from Bossmedia to RTG to join Giant Vegas, now they offer $125 match bonus or up to $500 high-roller bonus!

Want to tell you that the fourth race «Best Bonuses» again got deserved first place. This week BB will be in race 6.

18 March 2004 Sorry, but no news. Even St. Patrick Day didn't bring much bonus activity. One more voting promo added. Sci-Fi and Break Away Casinos (RTG) offer to depositors free coffee and free T-shirts, and a 100% bonus up to $250, of course.
I've decided to add two more casinos with proprietary software. Crockfords and Stanley Acropolis are very respected casinos from the big English offline gambling group. Both casinos offer nice $/E/J150 match bonuses with only 20b wagering requirements. Read more on «Proprietary» page.

Want to tell you that the second race «Best Bonuses» got deserved first place. This week BB will be in race 3.

10 March 2004 Casinos took pause and didn't generate much news this week. But still I have some nice news for you. New $12 no-deposit from Casino Golden Brick (Proprietary). 7 Sultans Poker (Microgaming) changed its bonus to no-deposit ($10) and sign-up (25% up to $40) . Royal Dice (PlayTech) offers $300 match bonus on first two deposits. Two voting bonuses added.

I'm glad to introduce you new online casino with Bossmedia software: Bowman Casino. This casino is part of Britain offline gambling group and it offers $50 match bonus or 10% up to $500!

Want to tell you that the second race «Best Bonuses» got deserved first place. This week BB will be in race 3.

02 March 2004 Good and bad news from voting results. Lets begin with good one: «Best Bonuses» are back in the Gambling.com Top100 and the first time at top10 Miscellaneous gambling sites! The bad one is from GoneGambling, «Best Bonuses» got good amount of your votes but not enough to succeed, only 7th place in the first race. But we have 11 more races, so continue to vote and we can win once more! At the second week «Best Bonuses» are in the race 6.

Several Microgaming casinos offered additional bonuses (All Slots, Piggs Peak and Mummys Gold). Vegas Palms Casino (Microgaming) for one week only offers great 300% bonus!!! New players will get $450 with the first deposit of $150! VIP Casino (Cryptologic) rose its monthly bonus to $100.
I've updated voting bonuses, though not much changes there.

New casino of the month is Casino on Net. Everybody know this great casino that offer $200 bonus with only 2b wagering requirements. I really like their multiplayer Blackjack and Video Pokers, I hardly can leave this casino with losses. And very nice thing - almost every week I got some $10-$50 in bonuses from CON.

I hope you remember about $50 prize for contest idea from «Best Bonuses «! If not, read 25th news, I've got only one proposal yet.

28 February 2004  Another great random bonus from Casino Grand Bay (Microgaming). To give you a lead on these FABULOUS New Games, the Wild Joker will give you between $5 and $100 FREE! (No purchase required). All you have to do is call (US toll free 1800 253 5048) or email at [email protected] with the answers to these 3 easy questions:
1. What is the total number of FABULOUS Games @ Casino Grand Bay
2. On the game BIG KAHUNA, what symbol is wild? 
3. How many pay lines does BIG KAHUNA have? 
Hint as usually: 1) 125. 2) Big Kahuna symbol. 3) 9 paylines.
By the way, almost all VIPER casinos introduce new games, including multiline slot «Big Kahuna ».

Omni Casino and The Sands (Cryptologic) will adjust their sign-up and monthly bonuses again in March :-), this time just a little. Bonuses increased at Platinum Play (now they offer 220% bonus!) and Capital Casino (both Microgaming). Intercasino (Cryptologic) will increase its monthly bonus to $100 in March! PowerBet and Silver Sands (RTG) will stop their $10 no-deposit bonus at 29th of February, so hurry up!

I hope you remember about $50 prize for contest idea from «Best Bonuses «! If not, read 25th news.

25 February 2004  So tournament with Goldfishka Casino is over, winners announced and I suppose everyone got their winnings or bonuses. I hope you've enjoyed the tournament, winners showed really great results and it would be nice if they wrote me a letter with their thoughts and may be even winning strategies ;-). Anyone who wants to share their opinion about tournament are welcome to write too.

The King is Dead! Long Life the King! One tournament is over, but another one is near! I hope you've already know that «Best Bonuses» got the third place at Webmaster Cup (GoneGambling) and I should get prize money. I want to thank you for your support, for your votes and I want to share prize money with you! As soon as I get the money I'll announce a special draw among site visitors. But you have a chance to earn a part of the prize (prize pool will be among $150-$300, depends on number of participants) right now! Send me your idea of the draw and you can get $50! E-mail me your rules of the competition between visitors and get the money before competition starts (you have time before 5th of March)! It would be nice if as a result of your competition «Best Bonuses» would get additional visitors or site would be improved in some way.

OK, tournaments news are over and we can continue with bonus news. Vegas MVP Casino offers $15 no-deposit bonus with coupon code «mvp65ph24» (hope it still works).
New Microgaming poker-room added. Trident Poker offers $30 deposit bonus.

20 February 2004 No news for two weeks and suddenly flow of them. Lets start with no-deposits. 7 Sultans (Microgaming) to celebrate leap-year gives new players great $29 no-deposit bonus (till the 29th of February of course)!
Twin Aces Casino and Vegas Casino Online (Playtech) offer $20 no-deposit bonus to those who will fill small surveys (click here or here for surveys). This bonus is for depositing players only.
Fortune Junction Casino (Microgaming) offer players $5-$100 random bonus. All you have to do is call (US toll free 1800 253 8820) or email at [email protected] with the answers to these 3 easy questions, and you will WIN $5 to $100!
1. How many action packed games does Fortune Junction feature? 
2. On the game 'Lion's Share' at Fortune Junction, what symbol is wild? 
3. What awaits at Fortune Junction?

Small hint as usual ;-)
1. 72; 2. The Lion; 3. Your Fortune
Giant Vegas coupon I mentioned two days ago was e-mail invitation only, so please do not use it.

New casino with Playtech software. Megasport Casino offers $75 match bonus or 20% up to $200.

Gambling tournament with Goldfishka Casino continues (see 18th news). Some participants shows great results. The best winnings/wager ratio is about 2 already (average results are about one)! If you need some help with translation during registration you can go to www.translator.ru. No-deposit bonus will be added to participants' accounts when tournament is over.

18 February 2004 Online casino «Goldfishka» (Microgaming, flash) and site «Best Bonuses» want to offer you free gambling tournament with nice cash prizes. To participate you should open guest account at «Goldfishka» casino and play, play, play! Three players with the highest payout will get real money prizes $150, $100 and $50. Plus several the most active players will get $25 each and moreover all participants will get $5 no-deposit bonus from «Goldfishka ». Tournament will go from 19 till 24 of February and you can join it any time. You can read more about competition here. Hurry up, you'll get at least $5 absolutely free!

Several new no-deposits. Piggs Peak Casino (Microgaming) offer $10 no-deposit bonus till 22nd of February.
Players of all Vegas Partners casinos (Crazy Vegas, Sun Vegas, Cinema, 777Dragon, Arthurian, Casino US - Microgaming) who registered but did not deposit found $5 to $8 no-deposit bonuses at their accounts. I'm not sure if new players will get such bonus too, but you can try ;-).
Looks like new RTG casino Vegas Giant offer $10 no-deposit bonus with coupon code «xybyv» (sorry, I don't know terms and if it's still valid).

13 February 2004 Me and casinos wish you good luck at Valentine Day. Lasseters offers existing players 30-100% match bonuses. Casino.co.uk offers additional match bonus this month.

Action Online Casino prolonged its $10 no-deposit bonus till the end of February. 

07 February 2004 Valentine Day is near and casinos prepare bonuses for you. Jackpots in a Flash, Mummy's Gold and Pigs Peak (Microgaming) offer special draw. Each $30 of your deposit gives you one ticket into $1500 draw.

Casino Solei changes bonus to popular in PlayTech big (up to $999), but sticky (will be announced soon).

New no-deposit bonuses from Power Bet and Silver Sands casinos (RTG), $10 each. StarLuck Casino offers to participate in survey and get free $7.

Bugsys Club Casino (Bossmedia) will close 24th of February. They decided to concentrate on poker.

02 February 2004 Several casino groups decided to change bonuses:
Peak Rewards Group (The Sands, Omni - Cryptologic) changed bonuses the third month in a row, this time to worse.
Piggs Peak Group (Piggs Peak, Jackpots in a Flash, Mummys Gold - Microgaming) increased its bonuses.
Phoenician Casino (RTG) increased its 50% bonus to $500!

New month brings us updated voting bonuses and new «Casino of the Month ». New casino of the month is Peach Casino (Cryptologic). It offers 20% bonus up to $200 (this offer is not advertised on site, but it exists, ask support to be sure). Really random Crypto software, I've won nice sum there.

29 January 2004 Gold Key Casino switched to RTG software and they offer $5 no-deposit bonus to all players (try to use coupon «xqm6j «). They also offer 20% sign-up bonus, $100 at your second deposit, great rewards program and mystery $20-$500 birthday bonus!!!
Sky International group of RTG casinos closed temporarily to change software.
New $20 no-deposit from Casino Flash (proprietary - Kijootoo sister). Several no-deposit offers expired.
Prestige Casino (Bossmedia) offers new reward program. Players can get monthly and even weekly bonuses now.

24 January 2004 Many no-deposit bonuses were added. Jackpot City (Microgaming) $25 no-deposit bonus is back! Action Casino (PlayTech) offers $10 no-deposit till the end of January.
Silver Dollar and SuperSlots (OddsOn) offer $5 and $10 no-deposit bonuses. Send an email to [email protected] with username and promo code GIL001 to get your free $5. Email [email protected] with username and promo code SSGAM1 to get your free $10. I do not know T&C for this offers and how long they are valid so hurry up and ask support!

Giant Vegas is a new RTG casino that offers $125 match or 30% bonus with not very big wagering requirements. 

20 January 2004 I decided to recheck casinos with proprietary software that offered no-deposit bonuses. It looks like many of them do not offer such bonuses anymore. I also want to remind you that RTG casinos change bonus coupons very often, it is recommended to ask support for current coupon code.

The good thing is new voting bonuses, three of them for $65 more. $40 Refer-a-Friend bonus from William Hill is back.

14 January 2004 Not too much news lately. Grand Royal Casino (RTG) offers $16 no-deposit bonus. Club Dice Casino (PlayTech) increased bonuses, but made them sticky.

New Microgaming Casino! Yukon Gold Casino joined reputed Casino Rewards Group (Zodiac, Blackjack Ballroom, Strike it Lucky, etc.) several days ago. You can get $50 match bonus with quite low wagering requirements.

08 January 2004 Two new no-deposit bonuses added $10 each from Casino Solei (Playtech) and Lucky Chance Casino (proprietary).

New PlayTech casino opened recently! Racetrack Casino offers 200% bonus or 25% high-rollers bonus!

04 January 2004 I've noticed that number of visits to the «Voting « page substantially increased lately ;-). So here they are - updated voting bonuses!
Bonus changed at several Cryptologic casinos: William Hill offers $80/E80/J50 bonuses to new players. Ritz Club reduced monthly bonus to J50. The Sands, Omni, 3 Diamonds and 49er (Peak Rewards group) changed their sign-up and monthly bonuses.

New Casino of the month is VIP Casino (Cryptologic). I played there before and was satisfied with results. I've got fantastic $250 in December and played it through quite successfully. I hope to cash out nice sum of money ;-).