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New William Hill online customers only. Min. unit stake of £10/€10 at odds of 1/2 or greater. Only the “win” part from EW bets will count. Free bet terms, payment method & country restrictions apply. Free bets credited as 3 x £10/€10. Free bet stakes are not returned as part of the settlement of successful free bets. All Free Bets must be wagered within 30 days.
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A Guide to Claiming Free Bets for 2018
What is a welcome offer? A welcome offer is a bonus you get upon registration. It can be based on your deposit (100% bonus, 200% bonus, and up), or a fixed amount. Welcome bonuses are usually capped at a certain amount, and you’ll have to make a deposit before getting your hands on them.
Where can I find free bets? Free bets are usually offered by online bookmakers. To make sure you don’t get ripped off, go for one of the big names in the bookmaking business – Ladbrokes, William Hill, Coral, and Unibet are only a few examples. Always remember to read the full T&C’s of each offer before signing up, regardless of how boring it is!
Where can I find welcome offers? The welcome offers are more common on casino, bingo, and poker websites, but you can also find some bookmakers that offer welcome bonuses.
Where’s the catch? You surely are skeptical about all these freebies, and if you think there must be some catch to them, you are probably right. Most free bets and welcome offers, but especially free bets, have a wagering requirement that must be completed in order to be able to withdraw winnings. To find the wagering requirement, you have to check the offer’s terms and conditions. For free bets, it usually requires you to play through one or two times the bonus amount. For welcome offers, they can be anything from 3x to 50x the amount credited. Also, most of these requirements have to be met within a certain period of time.
Can a free bet bring you money? Technically, yes. You can win a free bet, but you’ll have to meet the wagering requirements before being able to withdraw your winnings.
Can you make money from Online Bookies?In the interest of fair gaming, online bookmakers cap the winnings you can get with a free bet to a certain amount, so you can’t really catch the big fish with this one. If you wonder how much exactly can you win, this information is usually somewhere in the offer’s T&Cs.
When will I have access to my free bet? Free bets are usually 'officially' credited within 24 or 48 hours from the moment you register and pass through all the age and identity verification processes, although in practicality you generally get access to your free bet instantly after meeting the signup criteria e.g. depositing £X funds into your account.
How to use a free bet? Our website will offer you a special link that will grant you the free bets. In some cases, you’ll have to enter a promo code (also provided by us). When placing a bet, there will be a "Use my free bet" box that you can tick and proceed.
What types of bets can I use my free bet on? Some websites won’t limit you at all, but it’s mostly the big three: forecasts, win, and each-way. What are other important details that I might need to know? Only one free bet or welcome offer is awarded per household, IP address, and email address. The free bets will have an expiry date, which ranges from 24 hours to 90 days. The wagering requirements will also have an expiry date, which can be anything from 1 to 30 days. Not all bets qualify for the wagering – for more details, you’ll have to consult our T&Cs sections, or the website itself. You have to be over 18 years old and have a newly registered account to claim the free bets.
Are free bets worth it? It all depends on your mindset, but mostly yes. You can literally make money out of nothing if you’re lucky, and you get to experience the worth of online betting for free – how cool is that? It might not bring you a fortune, but it will still pay off. And if it doesn’t, at least you didn’t put your own money into it!
How can I get free bets? Our website offers you all the special links, promo codes, and important details you need to know about free bets and welcome offers. You can claim your freebies, find out more about the websites, and know the main points stated in the T&Cs without putting up with the actual page on the website.
We are constantly adding new deals as they get released so you can be sure that our offers are always up to date. Free Bets GB work with most of the major UK bookmakers to provide you with betting sign up offers exclusive to this site, meaning you won't find similar deals elsewhere. With many new features to come, Free Bets GB is a growing marketplace for some of the hottest deals for new betting accounts right now. The site is updated daily with more information and offers as they change and are created. We also have an iPhone and Android app on the way for those punters looking to claim free bets on the move. The app will also feature exclusive free bets available for only users who use the app. The app will be great for those users who are sat on the sofa before a game or at the stadium watching live who want to view an overview of the latest free bets before choosing which free bet they are going to claim.
The Rise of No Deposit Free BetsIt's worth noting that not all free bets are created equal. Some bookies will use promotional offers that have very strict and stringent terms and conditions and sometimes make it almost impossible to do everything right without reading all the small print. This is where we come into play, making it easy to see through all of the smoke and mirrors and to see the offers for what they really are. Whether its a wagering requirement that needs to be met, or certain odds that you have to place your money down on, we're here to guide you through the whole process, making your betting experience as fun and enjoyable as possible. No deposit free bets are on the rise lately as bookmakers try to get new punters through the door to expand their businesses. As a punter this is a great way to take advantage of a free bet of anywhere from £5, to sometimes upwards of £20 without doing anything other than registering for an account. Simple!
Here is an explanation of some of the different types of free bet offers on the market today. First of all there are matched bets which are fairly common. A matched bet consists of a percentage that your first bet is matched with. For instance a £30 matched bet usually means that you put down a £30 bet and you will be rewarded with a £30 free bet to use as another bet. Beware that some bookmakers will have 50% matched bets but these are generally on larger amounts such as 50% up to £200, so you would have to deposit and bet £400 in order to claim a £200 free bet. Next up we have the risk free bet option. Not as many bookies offer this type of bet but it is one that should be considered. You basically can't lose on your first bet as if it loses you usually get your bet credited back into your account to use on another bet. Overall, this type of bet is generally worse than your standard UK matched bet as you only get the free bet if your first bet loses.
There are also offers called 'staged match free bets'. These are basically bonuses that are credited to you after a certain amount of bets. Usually 5, the punter must put down 5 bets and the average of those 5 bets is credited as a free bet back to the player. These generally aren't the best offers as you do find yourself putting down a lot of money just to get a small amount back for the free bet. For instance, if you put down 5 bets of £30 and got back a £30 free bet. You would've had to put down £150, just to claim your £30 which isn't great at all considering some bookmakers such as Betfred will give you a £30 free bet and all you have to put down is £10.
Free bets are a great way to get started with different bookies to get a feel of the experience that each of them provide. The beauty of free bets is that you don't have to put down as much money as you otherwise would to get a better understanding of how the bookie operates. A lot of people may like the logo of a particular bookmaker but not like other aspects such as the mobile experience and the iOS or Android app. Here at Free Bets GB a lot of our users claim a few different free bets and see what bookie they enjoy the most, although we do have a few power users that claim almost all of our free bets listed on the site and get the most out of each of the offers.
Types of Free Bet OffersNext we have the Bet X, Get X offers that can be claimed, this is the more popular option among bookmakers and they are usually 'Bet £5' or 'Bet £10' offers with a free bet of between £20 and £30. This is usually a good option as you get more than your standard 100% matched bet and can be up to 400% on your first bet. Finally we have no deposit bets, generally these are between £5-£10 and don't happen too often. This type of bet is very popular among punters as no money has to be put down to bet. For all your free bet needs be sure to check out the offers above.
Lastly we have hidden free bets or price boost offers where you won't be credited with an additional monetary bonus but you will be credited with increased odds on your first bet with that particular bookmaker. For instance if a certain match is coming up, often bookies will give you say odds of 10/1 on one team and 8/1 on the other team to win which are crazy odds considering that if you could take both you would be guaranteed to win. These odds are usually given in lieu of a free bet offer to entice the player into using that specific bookie. Some favour these type of deals as they can usually walk away winning after their first bet but be sure to read the small print on these offers as sometimes the winnings are credited as a free bet for future use.
There are also many new free bet offers with enhanced odds on matches and special £X free bet every time your team scores / wins type of bets. This is not a bad offer as you could end up racking up some big free bets if your team makes it quite far into a tournament. Other bookmakers such as Winner Sports are also offering the same sort of free bet deal however they are awarding free bets every time your team scores which could be a better option to choose. There's new betting offers popping up all the time from various bookmakers so its best to keep an eye out on what's happening.
At Free Bets GB, we honestly think that the best free bets that you can claim are the ones where you put £x down and get a £x free bet back, e.g. bet £10 and get a £30 free bet. These type of free bets offer the best return financially and mean that you don't have to put down much money at all. Other than that, the obvious best option is truly no deposit free bets. With these bets you generally don't get much from the bookie, usually in the region of £10 for sports and £20 for casino but if you haven't already got a betting account with the particular bookie then there isn't really much reason not to take advantage of the offer!
Choosing the right free bet isn't always just about the offer that's on the table though, as not all bookies are created equal. Here at Free Bets GB, we like to inform you of all the possible information there is about the companies that you are looking to bet with so you can make more of an informed decision. There have been instances in which bookmakers will stop you from betting large sums of money if you have proven that you are good at betting and win consistently. Unfortunately, this can tend to happen as when you sign up for a betting account you are agreeing to their terms and conditions which does mean that they are within their rights to impose these restrictions on your account. Other things to consider when choosing the right bookie are things like the offers they provide to you after you sign up. A good example of this would be Sky Bet, who offer a £5 bonus every single week of the year when you place £25 worth of bets each week. This is a great program that really keeps on giving which should be taken into consideration when comparing various betting offers.
Latest Betting EventsWith a plethora of sporting events upon the horizon, this really is the time to cash in on all of the latest offers offered by the leading bookies. With enhanced offers, where you can get ridiculously good odds on your first bet with a new bookie, matched bets, free bets and more, you can't really ask for much more. Free bets are an easy way to enhance your viewing pleasure. Simply claim one of the various free bets available and put down the required amount, place a few free bets on the match and see what may come of it. The returns can be great and the amount put down is going to be less than without the free bets added on.
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