Irregular Playing Patterns
What are ‘Irregular Playing Patterns’
Irregular playing patterns is a term used to describe a player that goes against the terms and conditions of a casino, however a player may not necessarily mean to break the rules
.He does so, firstly, in his attempt to win a casino bonus
and, secondly, because he hasn't read the terms and conditions properly. Some casinos, for example, bar players from using their bonus on double-features. If a player uses his bonus on a double feature and wins money, the casino can legally take away his winnings.
‘Irregular Playing Patterns’ Explained
An example of irregular playing patterns at Royal Vegas casino include placing bets the same as or more than 30% of the bonus, playing the double-up feature to increase earnings, and putting bets at 1 to 1 on Sic Bo, Craps
, Wheel of Riches and Roulette
. Royal Vegas states that if a player breaches these rules, they have the right to confiscate the player's winnings or close his account.In this respect, a player is always advised to read the terms and conditions of a bonus before accepting it. They should note the reason the casino is giving them a bonus is to get them hooked onto their games. They will do as much as they can, or as much as they are legally allowed to do, to stop a player from turning his bonus into real money.Sometimes a player may feel the casino does this unfairly or even breaches gaming regulations. If this is the case they can contact eCogra. eCogra are not only an independent regulator for gambling sites
, but they also provide assistance for gamblers who are in disagreement with a casino or betting company. Players just have to go to the eCogra website and fill out one of their online forms.