Land based, online and mobile casinos are all geared up to celebrate this years St Patrick's Day that will be celebrated on March 17th as it is every year. What makes it different this year is that the day is a Saturday, perfect for players all over the world to enjoy some down time playing casino games and enjoying the fun atmosphere of the Irish themed slots and fabulous bonuses that have been created just for this purpose. Since the 5th Century when Patrick became a saint, St Patrick's Day has been celebrated in different ways. Over the past decade St Patrick's Day has become a worldwide celebration with people all over the world adopting a bit of the Irish culture and heritage to celebrate this well known saint. In fact more countries around the world celebrate St Patrick's Day than any other festival holiday. Celebrations take many forms, there is a lot of green around and people will have parties or wear shamrocks in their hair or dress up in green. It is hard to miss the celebrations of St Patrick's Day since they are everywhere and it is very easy to get caught up in the fun and excitement of the day.There are lots of celebrations, parties and pub crawls, fetes and more.
The online casinos and the mobile casinos also adopt the celebrations for St Patrick's Day that often start at least a few weeks before. Special bonuses and promotions are devised to compliment this festival. These can be bonuses with leprechaun themes and cash back options. There are match up bonuses and there are free spins. The bonuses only last for a period of time according to what the casino sets and this is to cover the period around St Patrick's Day. The bonuses and special offers are unique per casino and often only offered on the special Irish themed slots and other games.
In addition to the bonuses there are also tournaments that run around the time of St Patrick's Day. These tournaments are usually based on Irish themed slots and last a few days. Players who enter the tournaments work their way up a leader board and at the end of the tournament the top positions on the leader board are awarded a portion of the prize, whatever it may be. The tournaments vary from casino to casino but all seem to be on a green background reminded players of the reason for the tournament and the celebrations for St Patrick's Day.
The casinos offer an incredible choice of casino games that are linked to the Irish world. These games are offered all year round but as it gets close to St Patrick's Day players are actively seeking them out and there are also many bonuses and promotions that are associated with these games around this time. The slots games all tend to have something green in them or sit on a green background with naughty leprechauns, clovers and shamrocks filling the screens. Players will find both three reel and five reel games,some with progressive jackpots and some without. Some of the games offer free spins and bonus games, others offer just wilds or bonus trails. There are pick and win bonuses and there are consecutive bonuses. Each game is different and special whether the player is trying his luck on Irish Eyes or Cash n Clovers, Fortune Day, the Luck of the Irish or the Lucky Leprechaun to name just a few. Although these games are more popular around the time of St Patrick's Day on March 17th, they are enjoyed all year round with their cheeky Irishmen and cute symbols that fill the screens and offer great rewards.