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Choosing Free Bets

Whatever you prefer to bet on, be it football, golf, rugby or horse racing, you can usually enjoy a free bet when you first join a new online bookie. Your first bet can usually earn you a free bet between £10 and £200 depending on which online bookies you decide to join.

It really is up to you when choosing the free bets that you want to claim but we recommend thinking a little about what you want to free bet on before joining a new bookie.

Although quite rare, some online bookies limited the markets that you can use their free bet on and so it's worth checking the small print to see if the free bet's right for you.

We've found that the most online bookies also send you a welcome email that fully explains the process behind placing free bets that they reward you with when you open an account.

How to Choose a Free Bet

With so many free bet offers to choose from, finding the right deal for your particular betting budget and needs is crucial. Most punters are initially attracted to the higher value free bets but they don't always suit everyone as they usually require a higher value first bet.

We recommend looking at the wider picture when choosing free bets. It's definitely worth taking the time to look at the amount of regular betting offers a bookie allows their members to take advantage of as this can add a lot of value to betting at certain bookies.

These betting offers include odds boosts as well as free bet promotions on various sporting events or moneyback deals on certain types of bets such as Accumulators.

Joining a New Bookie

Once you've chosen a free bet that you want to claim it's time to register a new account. This is a relatively easy and straightforward process and usually takes just a few minutes.

Just make sure that you have all of your personal details ready, including your contact details and current email address and of course a method for crediting your new account.

Bookies offer various methods for funding new accounts with debit or credit cards the most popular with alternative options such as Skrill, Neteller or PayPal available at some bookies.

You can find out what deposit methods a bookie offers in our bookie reviews section which highlights all of the available options in the contact section at the bottom of the review.