Bonus Cash can be used to enter tournaments and compete for real cash prizes. You cannot withdraw Bonus Cash, and your Bonus Cash is forfeited whenever you make a withdrawal.
When you enter a match, you typically pay the entry fee with 90% real cash and 10% Bonus Cash. However, if you do not have enough real cash to cover 90% of the entry fee, a larger portion of Bonus Cash will be used.
When you win, your entry fee is refunded the same way you paid in (split between real and Bonus Cash). However, the winnings on top of your entry fee are 100% real cash.
How do I get more Bonus Cash?
You can get more Bonus Cash by referring friends to Skillz. To do so, open your favorite Skillz app and open the slide out menu on the right. Tap on Free Bonus Cash and then tap SHARE. You can send your unique invite link via text, email, or any other messaging app. If your friend uses your invite link to make their first ever deposit into Skillz, you will both receive $10 Bonus Cash!
You can also redeem Ticketz for Bonus Cash. From the Skillz homescreen, tap on your red Ticketz balance near the top left. Select your preferred Bonus Cash option and tap REDEEM.
Certain Trophies come with Bonus Cash prizes. From the Skillz homescreen, open the slide out menu and tap Trophies to see your Trophy progress. Once a trophy is completed, tap “Claim Prize” to receive your reward.
Regarding Limited-Time Bonus Cash Offers
We sometimes advertise promotional Bonus Cash offers via email or through in-app promotions. Be sure to subscribe to Skillz emails to stay up-to-date with the latest special offers. To subscribe, open your favorite Skillz app and open the slide out menu on the right. Go to Account > Personal Info, and check the box that says, "I consent to being contacted about Skillz products and offers."
Head to the Store screen in your favorite Skillz app to see if there are any special offers available. Limited-time offers will have a countdown timer indicating how long you have to redeem the offer in question.
Note that not all offers are available to all players. If you do not see a special offer available in the Store screen, please check back again soon.
Cold Hard Bonus Cash:
A deposit is required to redeem Bonus Cash offer. This offer is valid for a limited-time from viewing the offer in the Store and, in any event, may not be redeemed following 11:59pm PST on Monday, January 27th, 2020.