We deal with a generalization of the risk model with stochastic premiums where dividends are paid according to a constant dividend strategy and consider heuristic approximations for the ruin probability. To be more precise, we construct five- and three-moment analogues to the De Vylder approximation. To this end, we obtain an explicit formula for the ruin probability in the case of exponentially distributed premium and claim sizes. Finally, we analyze the accuracy of the approximations for some typical distributions of premium and claim sizes using statistical estimates obtained by the Monte Carlo methods.
Based on a discrete version of the Pollaczeck–Khinchine formula, a general method to calculate the ultimate ruin probability in the Gerber–Dickson risk model is provided when claims follow a negative binomial mixture distribution. The result is then extended for claims with a mixed Poisson distribution. The formula obtained allows for some approximation procedures. Several examples are provided along with the numerical evidence of the accuracy of the approximations.