In order for online bookmakers to entice new customers, they often offer an incentive. This is usually in the form of Free Matched Bets. Most bookies require you to open an account and fund it in order to qualify for the free bet offer. Here is our selection of bookmakers offering a free bet:
Current Free Bet Offers available: £773.00*
Bet365 currently offer £200 of free bets to new customers. To claim your free bet, simply open a Bet 365 account, and make a deposit. Bet365 will then match your deposit pound for pound – so if you put £200 in, you’ll have £400 sat in your account ready to bet with! You need to play through (bet) your initial deposit before you can use the “free” money, and you’ll then need to play through the bonus and deposit at least three times before you can draw the money out.
Sign up to Spreadex and get up to £200 worth of free spread bets. After you place five qualifying sports spread bets you will get a free £100 football supremacy bet. Place 10 more qualifying sports spread you will get another. If you don’t want a free supremacy bet on the football, they offer comparable free bets across their most popular sports.
Skybet have a cracking offer for new customers – a £30 matched bet, but also a further £10 free EVERY WEEK in their “Free Bet Club”
888sport have one of the most generous free bet offers, with up to £88 in free bets available to new customers.
Paddy Power have one of the most tempting free bet offers for new punters – A free £50 match bet. On its own that sounds a bit ordinary, but as you’ll soon find out, Paddy Power are anything but ordinary – Paddy Power will simply give you a free bet to the value of your first bet with them as a new customer. So if your bet is £5 they’ll give you another £5 bet free, though if you bet £50 it’s a £50 free bet you will get – Simple!
BetFred – Fred’s currently offering £25 of free bets to new customers, and theirs is one of the easiest free bet offers to get to grips with: Open a Betfred account, and make your first bet of £5 or more – BetFred will then match that bet, pound-for-pound, up to a maximum of a free £25 bet.
William Hill – Open a new William Hill betting account, and you’ll get a free £25 matched bet. William Hill will match your first bet (of more than £5) with a free bet of the same value, up to £25. It’s one of the simplest free bet offers available from any bookmaker, so there’s no confusion over what you have to do to qualify.
Coral currently offer a free £20 Bet, and their terms and conditions are pretty straightforward (although you should always check the site for the latest free bet offer) – Simply open a new account, and bet £5 on any sporting event. Coral will then give you a free £20 bet!
Ladbrokes – You can get a free £50 bet when you open a new betting account with Ladbrokes bookmakers. Simply open your account, and place your first bet of at least £10. You’ll then be given a free £10 bet, although it is worth noting that as with most free bet offers, your stake (on the free bet) will not be refunded to you – You only receive the winnings. There are no restrictions on what you can use your free bet against, as long as you use it within 30 days.
Totesport currently have a £25 matched bet, simply open a new account, deposit and play at least £25, and they’ll credit you with another £25!.
Stan James also have a “Bet £10, Get £10″ offer for new customers.
Victor Chandler have a very similar offer. All you have to do is open a new betting account with BetVictor (The new name for Victor Chandler), and again you’ll be given a free betting token to the value of your first deposit, up to a maximum free bet of £25. Place a further five bets of at least £10 each, and VC Bet will give you another £25 bet, making a total of £50 of free bets from VC Bet.
*Please note that all free bet/cashback offers are correct at time of writing, but are subject to change/withdrawal by the online bookmakers at any time. Please check the bookies sites for their current offer for new players, and any terms and conditions that may be attached.