As well as reviewing the latest betting apps we also check out how the new customer offers work to bring you the best free bets. These are the easiest offers to get on your mobile, tablet or betting app. We’ve also made sure that these offers come with a decent betting app to use to place your bets on including apps that include ongoing offers to give you even more value for money! Here’s our pick of the 5 best free bets currently available and a quick guide on how to get them.
Top 10 UK Free Bets
The quick guide –
UK betting offers list
|Rank||App||Bonus||Get App||Ts & Cs|
|1||Bet £5 and get £30 in Bonuses*||Claim your bonus||*18+ New Customers only. Deposit, opt in and place a £5 qualifying bet at odds of 2.00 or greater within 7 days of opening a new account; excludes cashed out bets. Receive 2x £10 Free Sports Bets, valid on set events only at odds 2.00 or greater, expires in 7 days. Plus a £10 Game Show Bonus, selected games, wager 40x to withdraw a max of £250. PayPal and Card Payments only. Geographical Restrictions and T&Cs Apply. Please Gamble Responsibly.|
|2||Up to 100% in bet credits*||Claim your bonus||New Customers only. Up to £100* in Bet Credits. Sign up, deposit £5* or more to your account and bet365 will match your qualifying deposit in Bet Credits when you place qualifying bets to the same value and they are settled. Min odds/bet and payment method exclusions apply. Returns exclude Bet Credits stake. T&Cs, time limits & exclusions apply.|
|3||Bet £10, get £30 in Free Bets*||Claim your bonus||*New customers using Promo Code P30 only, min £10/€10 stake, min odds 1/2, free bets paid as 2 x £15/€15 (30 days expiry), free bet/payment method/player/country restrictions apply. Additional terms apply.|
|4||Bet £5, get £20 in Free Bets*||Claim your bonus||
18+ Eligible UK+IRE players. Paypal & some deposit & bet types excl. Min first £5 bet within 14 days of account reg at min odds 1/2 = 4x £5 free bets. Free bets valid for 7 days, stake not returned. No cash-out, restrictions & T&Cs apply.
|5||Get a £10 Risk Free Bet*||Claim your bonus||*Place your FIRST bet on any Sportsbook market and if it loses Paddy Power will refund your stake in CASH. Max refund for this offer is £10. Only deposits made using Debit/Credit Card or Apple Pay will qualify for this promotion. T&Cs apply. Paddy's Rewards Club: Get a £10 free bet when you place 5x bets of £10+. T&Cs apply.|
|6||Get £5 get £20 in free bets*||Claim your bonus||*18+ New UK+IRE Customers only. Certain deposit methods & bet types excl. Min first £5 bet within 14 days of account reg at min odds 1/2 = 4x £5 free bets. Free bets valid for 7 days, stake not returned. No cashout, restrictions + T&Cs apply.|
|7||Bet £10 bet £30 in Free Bets + 30 Free Spins||Claim your bonus||New UK & NI customers only. 18+. Sign up using promo code ‘SPORTS60’. Deposit & place first sports bet at a minimum of £10 in one bet transaction at evens (2.0) +. £30 paid in free bets within 48 hours of bet settlement, expires 7-days after issue. E-Wallet & Prepaid Card restrictions apply. Your first bet must be settled within 60 days of bet placement. SMS validation may be required. Game restrictions apply. Maximum 30 Free Spins on selected games. Free Spins expire after 7 days. Full T&Cs apply.|
|8||100% up to £50 Welcome Bonus*||Claim your bonus||New Customers only; Min. deposit £15; Bonus amount 100% of deposit up to £50; Wager deposit and bonus 8x within 30 days; 4/5 Min. single odds or 2/5 min. acca selection odds; Max. stake contribution equal to the initial bonus; Certain bet types and payment methods excluded; See full terms; Terms apply; 18+|
|9||Bet £10, get £30 in Free Bets*||Claim your bonus||New customers only • Min deposit £10 using deposit code 30F • Min odds 1/2 • Free bets credited upon qualifying bet settlement and expire after 7 days - Free bet stakes not included in returns • Deposit balance is available for withdrawal at any time. Withdrawal restrictions & full T&C apply.|
|10||Get up to £10 in free bets*||Claim your bonus||*New customers only. Min Deposit: £10. First deposit matched up to £10. 1 x wagering at odds of 1.75+ to unlock Free Bet. Debit Card & PayPal deposits only. This offer is valid for 7 days from your new account being registered.|
|11||Up to £50 Matched Bonus + 50 Free Spins on Starburst*||Claim your bonus||*New UK customers only. Opt in required. 1x per customer. Min. £20 deposit. 1st deposit only. Selected games only. Max. Bonus £50 with 35x wagering and 50 Free Spins at £0.20/spin on Starburst™ with 35x Wagering. Free Spins and Bonus credited once deposit amount has been wagered on slots. Bonus and Free Spins expire 7 days after issue. Game weighting, game, country, currency, player restrictions and terms apply.|
|12||100% profit boost, up to £100*||Claim your bonus||*New customers only. Deposit £10 min and claim in 'My Offers' 1 x 100% profit boost. Offer is only valid for in-play bets placed via mobile. Max stake £10. Max extra winnings £100. Valid for 30 days. Skrill/Neteller deposits do not qualify. T&C's apply. 18+ www.begambleaware.org|
|13||100% Matched Deposit up to £100*||Claim your bonus||Valid for new UK customers who have registered from 27/08/2020. Deposit using code SNWEL100. Valid once per customer. Bonus expires after 90 days. 8x turnover at 1.6 minimum odds before withdrawal. Max contribution to turnover requirements per bet is £50. Multiple bets on the same market do not qualify.|
|14||Get up to £100 in free bets with the Betfair bet bundle*||Claim your bonus||*New customer offer. Place 5 x £10 or more bets to receive £20 in free bets. Repeat up to 5 times to receive maximum £100 bonus. Min odds 1/2 (1.5). Exchange bets excluded. T&Cs apply.|
|15||£25 Free Bet Bundle + Free Bet if 2nd to SP Fav*||Claim your bonus||*18+. UK Customers (Excluding NI) only. Cash stakes only. Min £10 stake required for initial £5 free bet. Min odds ½. Max £25 in free bets. Subsequent free bets equal 50% average of each 3 qualifying bets. 13 bets required to receive full £25 free bet. Qualifying bet must be placed within 30 days of opening account. Cashed out bets will not qualify towards your average stake. One free bet offer per customer, household or IP address only. Free bet expires after 7 days. Payment method restrictions apply. T&Cs apply.**18+. Opt in. UK/IRE customers only. Max refund £/€20. Win or win part of e/w outright singles only. 5 or more runners. 1st bet on each race. Free bet expires after 7 days. Free/void/antepost bets don’t qualify. T&Cs apply.|
The longer guide –
#1 – William Hill
William hill has one of the best betting apps in the UK and a simple opening offer plus some great ongoing offers.
Daily price boosts and enhancements are regularly offered out across a variety of sports and the app layout is one of the most user-friendly available.
If you want to read our app reviews on William Hill you can here – Click here for William Hill app review. We really rate the William Hill app and new customer offer and they come out highly in our best betting app pages for each mobile operating system.
#2 – bet365
You can see our opinions on the bet365 app here
#3 – BetVictor
BetVictor is a well-known betting site in the UK. The Bet Victor app is a top quality app for you to use hence why we’ve rated their new customer offer in our top three.
BetVictor has our top rated football betting app for you to download from iTunes or Google Play. The platform is well designed, simple to get your accas on and has an excellent range of coupons available.
#4 – Coral
Coral drop in 4th in our best free bets guide as we believe the offer is generous and straight forward to claim. The Coral app also does a good job of looking after existing customers with free competitions to enter and a host of existing customer promotions.
The app is robust and reliable, even throughout the busy periods and hosts a wide range of betting markets across a large selection of sporting events.
#5 Paddy Power
Paddy Power is a well known name within the betting industry, partly thanks to its previous outrageous marketing campaigns, but also thanks to it’s excellent service online and on the high street. It has a no-nonsense new customer offer and plenty to sink your teeth in to after that once you are a fully pledged account holder.
The best offers do tend to be available on the football and horse racing but are by no means exclusive to those sports. On top of the sports there’s also a broad casino and games offering, bingo and poker that are all reliable, decent platforms to play on.
#6 – Ladbrokes
The Ladbrokes app is a good all-rounder and very ingenuitive with its features and promotions. One of the latest features to be released is the 5-A-Side football bet system.
Pick 5 players involved in a particular match offering this feature, and back them to be successful across many different measurable elements of football (certain amount of shots, saves, tackles, passes, goals, offsides etc.). Once your players and markets have been set for each of the five players, Ladbrokes will then provide odds on all five players hitting or beating their set targets.
#7 – Betfred
Betfred offers a top class betting service across football and horse racing and does a pretty good job across a wide range of other sports too. The app looks great but isn’t the easiest of apps to navigate round. The service, however, is top notch.
well known offers such as Goals Galore, Double Delight and Hat-trick heaven are all Betfred’s doing. They have offers and coupons that nobody else offers. Therefore we believe the Betfred app is worth an install and trying out.
#8 – 10bet
The 10bet app has gone through a number of design changes throughout its history and has settled on an interface we are big advocates of. The largely grey and washed out white theme makes it an easy read, especially in a dark setting or environment.
A list of “today’s events” available straight away on the home screen makes this app perfect for lining up quick-turnaround accumulators. 10Bet are also highly competitive with their standard odds pricing. They offer a list of promotions to registered users which are easily available to view from within the promotions section of the app. There’s also a special price boosts option within the home page menu for quick access to all of that day’s price enhancements.
#9 – 888Sport
The 888Sport app is bold with it’s brand colouring and Bold with its online betting service. The app itself looks very slick, displaying a dark theme against 888’s unmistakeable bright orange colouring across title headings and imagery.
The 888 is worth looking at to anyone interested in online sports betting, online casino or online poker. They offer safe and reliable services across all three areas. Although they put just as much focus in to the sports as they do casino and poker, they also do a good job of separating them to keep each area specialised for the end user.
#10 – Betway
Betway is a global brand that is famous for the phrase “Heed Your Hunch”. It offers a nice loyalty scheme for frequent users as well as free horse racing and football competitions that pay out big prizes to their winners. (Check out 4 To Win & 4 To Score).
The app itself follows a basic betting table style layout with quirky icons being used to jazz it up a little. All live promotions available to existing customers can be found at all times within the dedicated bottom menu bar.
#11 – Mr Green
This brand is probably better known for its mobile online casino offering and has justifiably earned a good reputation from doing so. They also offer a credible sports betting mobile platform. The app holds that certain regal look, very polished and professional in appearance and design.
Mr Green have also partnered up with Colossus bets to offer “Football Jackpots” on top of their standard offering. This is a whole different way of betting. The Football Jackpots section is a pools based system where you can bet on specific coupons, either individually or part of a syndicate. There’s some huge jackpot coupons available such as the 1×2 Pick 15 (£800,000 jackpot) or the Correct Score Pick 6 (£1,000,000 jackpot).
#12 – Leo Vegas
Leo Vegas is another brand that provides more emphasis on the casino side of things. There is a sports book section of the app and a new customer bonus available to be claimed for it as mentioned in the table above.
The sports betting section is very basic when comparing it to some of the best sports betting apps available. However, this app is a good option to those who like to stick to the basic markets and are just looking to bet on a big event every now and then. It also serves well to those who like the simple over the complicated. It’s also well worth looking at if you are a fan of casino games and slots.
#13 – SportNation
The SportNation app is a relative newcomer on the scene to the UK market compared to others but has held a worthy place within the legal online sports betting marketplace.
Sportnation state that they throw out thousands in free bets and promotions every week on top of offering daily price boosts and specials. Reward points are also accrued across each and every bet placed that can be traded in for cash. cash-out is available here, as is a casino section offering the most popular table games and slots titles.
#14 – Betfair
Betfair is right up there with the best of them when it comes to online sports betting. However their new customer bonus is split up and requires a fair bit of spending to achieve the full bonus. This is the reason why it is being ranked so poorly here.
However once you are registered a fantastic betting service is opened up to you that offers existing customers far simpler bonuses to get involved in. They also operate arguably the best exchange betting service in the industry on the Betfair exchange app. If you are looking to lay a bet rather than back one, then there is no better place to achieve that than with Betfair exchange, in our opinion.
#15 – Boylesports
This is another new customer bonus that is split in to sections and is difficult to understand. You should always read the terms & conditions before claiming any bonus to fully understand it and this comes specially recommended here. 13 x £10 bets are needed to be placed in order to receive the full £25 free bet bundle.
It may be complicated but it is there to be taken advantage and if the terms are followed the rewards are granted. Away from the new customer offer, Boylesports come recommended by us to any horse racing enthusiast. This is where the Boylesports app specialises and excels. There’s lots of horse racing based promotions available ranging such as extra places and money back if your horse finishes second to the SP favourite in certain races. It may specialise in horse racing but other sports are well looked after also.
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