Best Online Betting promotions
Online bookmakers offer not only deposit bonuses, but also promotions for different competitions.
Promotions are something most bookmakers offer and they are often connected to a particular game or event.
For competitions, bookies usually have a price structure where you can win everything from trips to cash prizes. The best promotions are offered during major sporting events such as the World Cup, the summer and winter Olympics, championship finals and Majors in golf, to name a few.
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Best betting promotions
Different types of betting promotions
There are a number of different betting promotions available to players ranging from enhanced odds, acca insurance, accumulator bonus, money back, free bet promotions, best odds guaranteed, reload bonus, competition and existing customer bonus
Enhanced odds promotion
For certain marquee events, sites will offer you enhanced odds to bet on events. Sometimes these are bets on the underdog that will pay out more if they should prevail, sometimes they are bets on the favourite to make betting on them a bit more inviting.
Many times, bookies also present accumulators with a boosted odds for two, three or more games on one slip. More about this can be found on our page regarding enhanced odds.
Acca insurance promotion
Acca insurance is for an accumulator where you have 5 or more selections on the listed sports and markets, and if just one of your selections loses, they will refund your stake as a free bet. On some sites it may be more than 5 or less, so check each site to find out they have it and the details. This is a real advantage in a lot of cases, how many times haven't you lost an acca on just one game?
Accumulator bonus promotion
An accumulator bonus is a bet that increases your winning potential, while also increasing the risk, as you have to win on 2 or more separate wagers placed in conjunction with one another. Otherwise, you win nothing. Normally an acca bonus will get higher in relation to the amount of matches on the bet slip. If you like to play large accas, you might find the betting sites that offer an accumulator bonus a bit more tempting than others.
Money back promotion
Many sites will offer money back promotions on your first bet if it is not a winner; most commonly you will see this for horse racing. After this first bet, all others will be settled under normal terms. In some cases the money is paid back as free bets or bonus money. Click here to get a firmer grip of Money Back-promotions.
Free bet promotion
Sites will offer you free bet promotions where if you bet a disclosed amount then you will be given a free bet after the conclusion of your bet. In some instances, the free bet is only given if the bet loses. In others, it is given regardless if the bet wins or loses. Free bets can also be handed out to players personally, via email, phone och text, as a reward to loyal customers.
Best odds Guaranteed promotion
For major sporting events or for bets that you make early, many sites will offer you the best odds that become available, no matter when you place them. This is of course a very welcome type of promotion. Instead of having to search all over the internet for the best odds, you can just sign up with the bookie that offer best odds guaranteed promotions on the event you want to bet on.
Reload Bonus promotion
A reload bonus is one that's offered to players who have already made a deposit in the past at a site. Some betting sites call up their customers to offer them a reload bonus. A win for everyone, as the bookie gets to keep you as a customer and you as a customer gets a boost to your account.
Bookmakers usually offer special opportunities in the shape of competitions during big events such as the Olympics, Wimbledon, FIFA World Cup and others. The offers can include anything from prize draws to competitions among all players where you can win a prize if you bet a certain amount and end up in first to third place. The format of competitions vary, but usually it involves betting over a period of time, with a winner emerging in the end.
Existing customer bonus promotion
Certain sites will offer bonus options for players that have been continually playing with them for an extended period of time. These bonuses could include multiplying your bet, free bet options, etc. An existing customer bonus is very common with betting companies. Perhaps not in the shape of matched bonuses, but more commonly in the shape of free bets or risk free stakes.
Betting promotions Football
The world's most popular sport, football, is of course surrounded with a lot of promotions. All types of promotions previously listed, are applicable on football betting. When bookies give their customers enhanced odds, 9/10 are for betting on football games.
All betting sites offer promotions on football, but the amount of them varies. The best bookies for football offers are often the big ones, like Bet365, Betfair, Betway or Ladbrokes, but also the ones with a clear football orientation, like Pinnacle and 10Bet.
Some normal types of Betting offers for football include
- Enhanced odds
- Acca bonus
- Acca insurance
- 0-0 insurance
- 90+ insurance
- Odds competitions
Betting promotions football
Betting promotions FAQ
Is the promotion valid for my country?
It is important to check that a betting promotion is valid for your country before playing. Many times, promotions are only available for specific countries given their local nature, e.g. Australian Football matches.
What are the terms and conditions for the promotion?
There are many different terms and conditions on promotions and is important to take note of these beforehand. Some general things to check are:
- Wager requirements
- Validity period
- Sports or events that are covered
For what sports is the promotion valid?
It is important to pay attention to which sports promotions will be valid for. Many promotions will be valid when you bet on a particular sport or sporting event, e.g. Wimbledon, World Cup, etc., and thus you will need to bet on the same sport to take advantage of the promotion.
Can the promotion be combined with other products such as casino and poker?
You will need to be sure to check the promotions on a site to see if they are valid for combining with casino and poker options.
Can I take advantage of both a welcome bonus and a betting promotion?
Many times you will be able to combine a welcome bonus with another betting promotion, though you should always be sure to check first.