Bookmaker Coupons Explained: Everything You Need To Know

Bookmaker coupons were once the only way we’d place our bets. Visiting the local bookmaker and picking up a coupon was a given. 

Today, they’re still hugely popular but we’re finding the new generation of punters aren’t exactly sure about what they are and how they work.

Here at we’re still fond of them and you can still find them both online and off.

Read on to discover all you need to know about bookmaker coupons.

What Are Bookmaker Coupons?

Bookmaker coupons are a big part of betting and are essentially coupons that allow you to view and bet on certain markets in-store.

They are the slips of paper you find in shops in which offer odds on particular markets and events across a day’s sport. They’re found regularly in football betting and horse racing, and available for a variety of markets in the case of the former.

To use them to place bets all you’re required to do is tick the selections which you want to bet on, along with what sort of bet you wish to place, e.g. single, double, treble etc., and you can take it up to the counter and place your bet.

Types of Bookmaker Coupons

There are many betting coupons available in bookmakers and while it’s not as interactive an experience as an iPhone betting app, you’re still not short of choice.

From the To Win market to BTTS, BTTS & Win and Correct Score, you have every chance to play the markets you want.

For BTTS, Betfred are among the most popular with their Goals Galore, which is also available online and through their betting app. 

It’s just a case of selecting the games in which you want to bet on for the applicable market and placing your bets.

Some of the more popular betting coupons currently available across football include: 

  • Correct Score
  • To Win/Match Result
  • BTTS
  • BTTS & Win
  • Weekend Matches
  • Midweek Matches
  • First Half Over/Under
  • Two Up & Collect
  • Double Chance
  • Over/Under

Where You Can Find Bookmaker Coupons

Bookmaker coupons are available in all betting shops and with a number of promotions such as Goals Galore online. Essentially you’ll be handed a select number of matches that you can bet on in a particular market.

You’ll find coupons available with the likes of William Hill, Coral, Ladbrokes and more across a range of different sports. 

What Sports Will I Find Betting Coupons For?

At bookmakers you’ll find a range of sports coupons available to play. While horse racing and football are the most common, most major events and leagues will have them available in store. Sports include:

  • Football
  • Horse Racing
  • Cricket
  • Tennis
  • Formula 1
  • Rugby League
  • Rugby Union
  • Golf

And many more dependent on the bookmaker and time of year.

Betting Tips For Your Coupons

Here at we’re regularly posting betting previews and tips on our blog. We build-up to the major events across a range of sports, most commonly football, golf, and horse racing although if we can find value for you anywhere, we’ll make sure we offer you a top tip for it.