How many cruisers out there use the "free" offers from the Casinos for cruising?

Several casino chains now offer free or reduced cruises for Princess and Carnival. Free cabin for two BUT you do have to pay port fees and taxes which is nominal. You don't need to be a "high roller" to qualify and there are no hidden costs. Anybody out there sailing this way? Also, how many of you are comped free cruises or cash by the ship for playing on board?

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Yes, I have used and get "free" rooms from Holland America casino offers. The only thing I pay is port fees and taxes. Often the free option is an interior room but you can upgrade starting at $99 for a oceanview. We often add on my daughter and niece and most time the only room they have left on the offer is an interior for four people. The last cruise I went on 01/03/2020 on the 8 day Western Caribbean on the Zuiderdam was $740.00 interior room for two adults and two children under the age of 5. Again this was just port fees and taxes, which was $185 a person. My last offer was on 02/26/2021 and they are now offering a free interior stateroom, $250 in casino play and Free drinks while playing. Sadly all out of the USA, so until cruises start again.... I am not sure how I got sign up for the casino offers for Holland America, but would love to be offered other lines such as Royal Caribbean or NCL, as Holland America is nice but would like ship with more of a night life. Don't get me wrong I will take a "free" cruise all day long!

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