Weekend Football: Bonus Bets

by Weekend Football Limited

Bonus bets can be a confusing thing. Deposit the wrong amount of money, and you could be missing out on free bets. We give you a rundown for all the top UK bookmakers and what to do in order to sign up.


bet365 have one the best opening account offers out there.

When opening an account, deposit £10 or more and you will be entitled to a 100% bonus of your qualifying deposit up to a maximum of £200! e.g, Deposit £200 = £200 bonus bet.

Along with this, you can also get an ‘On The Move’ bonus up to £50 also. So, you could be betting with an extra £250!


If you place a £10 bet on Sportsbook with Betfair, you receive £30 in free bets. A perfect bookmaker if you’re just starting out in the world of betting.


Betfred also have the place £10 bet on Sportsbook and receive £30 in free bets. Remember, Betfred feature as one of the best bookmakers for the 1X2 market, so if you’re betting on full time result, this is a great bookmaker to bet with.

Read more on the best bookmakers for Full Time Result here.


BetVictor have a similar format of their free bet as bet365. Deposit up to £25 and BetVictor will match that with bonus bets.

BetVictor also come out top on the Full Time Result and Both Teams to score market. So they’re a great bookmaker if you value great odds.


Like Betfair and Betfred, Betway offer a free £30 bet on the first deposit. Advertised as a free £30 bet when you register, be sure to deposit the £30 to qualify for the maximum amount.


Coral’s opening account offer is pretty straightforward. All you need to do is place a £5 bet or more and get £20 in free bets. 

BTTS+Result is a market that Coral is quite predominant in being the best price. Be on the lookout for match specials from Coral. Their ‘Brazil to Wear Yellow’ campaign is one of note from the 2014 World Cup.


Like betway, Ladbrokes advertise their opening account as a free bet of £50. You will need to deposit £50 and bet £50 in order to qualify for the free £50 bet. Don’t forget to enter the promo code F50 before completing registration, otherwise your bonus bet will not be added.

Paddy Power

Like the bookies above, Paddy Power offer the bet £10 on Sportsbook and get £30 in free bets. Remember to place a bet before expecting the funds in your account. Paddy offer some strange markets, so it’s worth an account if you like a long shot.

Sky Bet

Like Coral, Sky Bet offer their new customers £20 in free bets if you bet £5. Sky are known for the requestabet on social media that could prove profitable. Don’t forget, place £25 worth of bets a week consecutively and get a £5 free bet with the Sky Bet Club.

More information on the Sky Bet Club here.

Stan James

Bet £10 with Stan James, and you will receive £10 free. You will also receive 5 free spins in casino with no deposit required.


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