Free Bet Guide

Bookmakers Free Bets & Sign-Up Offers

Here at we want to provide you with the best and most up-to-date free bets on the market. Read our betting guides to improve your betting techniques and you can view all of our bookmakers and free bets and sign-up offers below.

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Bet365Get up to £100 in bet creditsVisit Site

Bet365 Terms New Customers only. Up to £100* in Bet Credits for new customers at Bet365. Min deposit £5. Bet Credits available for use upon settlement of bets to value of qualifying deposit. Min odds/bet and payment method exclusions apply. Returns exclude Bet Credits stake. T&Cs, time limits & exclusions apply.


Betdaq Terms 18+. New customers only. Promotion available from 11/03/2020 - 31/12/2020. Code BETINS must be used at account registration. Players must place min. 5 losing bets totalling min. £/€50 on sportsbook or casino within 28 days from account registration to receive cashback. Sportsbook qualification entitled to 10% of total net losses, max £/€1,000. Casino qualification entitled to 10% total net losses, max £/€1,000. Not available to API or RDT customers. T&Cs apply.

Grosvenor SportGrosvenor SportsDouble The Odds Visit Site

Grosvenor Sports Terms 18+.BeGambleAware. Full T&Cs apply.

William Hill Logo TableWilliam HillBet £10 Get £30 in Free BetsVisit Site

William Hill Terms New online customers only. Min. £10/€10 stake. Win only, min. odds 1/2, free bets paid as 2x£15/€15. 30 day expiry. Free bet/payment methods/country/player restrictions apply. 18+. T&Cs apply.

Genting Bet Logo SmallGenting Bet£25 Free Bet if your 1st bet doesn't winVisit Site

Genting Bet Terms New Customers. First settled bet £/€25+ (£/€25 E/W+) at odds 2.0+ qualifies. If first settled bet loses, free bet credited within 24 hours of bet settlement, use within 7 days, Stake not returned. Full T&Cs Apply

Spreadex Logo SmallSpreadexUp to £300 Cashback when you sign-upVisit Site

Spreadex Terms Place £300 of qualifying bets in your first 28 days of activity. Bets must be placed on specific markets. Offer cannot be used in conjuction with any other Spreadex offer. Full Terms & Conditions Apply

Sporting Index Fixed OddsBet 5 X £5 and get a £25 Free BetVisit Site

Sporting Index Fixed Odds Terms New clients only. Applies to first 5 x £5+ at odds of 1.5 (1/2) or greater within 30 days of registration. Qualifying bets to be placed on separate selections. £25 free bet issued once all 5 bets settle. Free bet valid for 7 days. Stake not returned. Cashed out bets do not qualify. Full Terms & Conditions Apply.

Energy Bet Logo BlackEnergy BetCasino - Sports - Esports - VirtualVisit Site

Energy Bet Terms Sign-up to Energy Bet. 18+ Only. Terms & Conditions Apply.

Betfred LogoBetfredBet £10 Get £30 in Free BetsVisit Site

Betfred Terms 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.

LadbrokesBet £5 Get £20Visit Site

Ladbrokes Terms 18+ New UK+IRE customers. Paypal and certain deposit types and bet types excluded. Min £5 bet within 14 days of account reg at min odds 1/2 = 4 x £5 free bets. Free bets valid for 4 days on sports, stake not returned, restrictions apply. T&Cs apply.

CoralBet £5 Get £20Visit Site

Coral Terms 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 cashout, restrictions + T&Cs apply

Sporting Index£75 to bet with for new spreads accountsVisit Site

Sporting Index TermsNew spreads clients get £75 (non-withdrawable) to Spread bet with. Keep what you win. Any losses over £75 are your liability. Market restrictions and 7-day time limit applies. Account opening subject to suitability checks. Spread betting involves risks. Losses can exceed deposits. Full T&Cs Apply.

Your Free Bets Guide

Many online bookmakers and casinos now offer online free bets to punters.  These are mostly aimed at new customers but it is becoming increasingly common for bookmakers to offer them to returning customers through loyalty and rewards programmes.

How do Free Bets work?

Free bets come in several forms. The most common type of free bet offered by bookmakers is a matched bet. Once you make a deposit and place your first bet with a bookmaker, that site will give you a free bet. This is usually the amount of the bet you placed but sometimes higher, depending on the bookmaker. For example, Coral are currently running their great Bet £5 Get £20 offer here.

Free Bet Types

There are really three types of free bets with a matched bet being the most common.

As detailed above, a bookmaker will match your first bet amount with a free bet of the same amount or more. For example if there is a 200% matched bet guarantee and you bet £20, you will get a £40 free bet from that bookmaker. Take note that there is often a cap on the amount offered so you may not always get the full amount on your first bet.

You can also have a deposit match bet. This is when bookmakers give you a free bet equaling the amount of your first deposit. Again this offer will only go up to a certain limit.

Finally we have the no deposit matched bet or the ‘risk free’ bet. A no deposit free bet is one of the most appealing offers for punters. Once the user has registered and verified their details they will be given a free bet to use. If your bet is successful you usually only get to keep the returns, not including your free bet stake. You will most likely not be able to withdraw these winnings straight away either. Most bookmakers make you bet again at least once with your ‘risk-free’ bet winnings.

Ladbrokes OfferKey Terms: 18+ New UK+IRE customers. Paypal and certain deposit types and bet types excluded. Min £5 bet within 14 days of account reg at min odds 1/2 = 4 x £5 free bets. Free bets valid for 4 days on sports, stake not returned, restrictions apply. T&Cs apply.


Taking Advantage of Free Bets

There are so many free bets available today that you should really take time to evaluate and understand how you can take advantage of free bets. Firstly, you should ensure that the free bet you are signing up for can be used on the sport or game you want. Often free bets can be tied to specific sports or casino games. Sometimes the sportsbook free bet offers are only valid on specific matches or markets.

Run an eye over the Terms & Conditions of the bet. As mentioned there are certain rules regarding withdrawals for a free bet. You will probably have to rollover your bet winnings multiple times before you can withdraw. It can sometimes cost you more in lost bets just to withdraw the winnings from your free bet. There are time restrictions on free bets too. There is an allotted timescale for you to place your free bet (usually two weeks), don’t miss out on your free stake.

Finally, keep an eye out for ‘keep stake’ free bets. These allow you to keep your free bet stake as well as your winnings if your bet is successful. These are rare but far more lucrative for the punter so keep an eye out for them.

Where to find Free Bets

You can find a great range of free bets here on We have sign-up offers and promotions from some of the best online bookmakers out there. We cater for sportsbook and casino players with our free bets.

You can get £100s in free bets through our exclusive offers here on the site. This includes offers from Ladbrokes, Coral and Bet365 among many others.

We only have the best and most trusted bookmakers so if you are thinking of signing up to a new bookmaker then JWBetting is the site for you.

Drawbacks to Free Bets

Just like anything in life, things that appear to be free often come with strings attached and free bets are no different. The bets are technically free however you will most likely have to deposit your own money to get that free bet. The bookmaker will then match your deposit with a free bet to use.

There can be many other rules and regulations tied to your free bets. Casino free bets are often only eligible on certain games that have a house advantage while sportsbook free bets can be linked to specific sports or matches.

As already mentioned, if you win a free bet the winnings are often tied up in your account. You will have to rollover the winnings multiple times before you can withdraw.  This reduces the benefits of a free bet slightly. It is crucial that players read the free bet terms and conditions before they place their bet.