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Free bets list updated daily to include over £1564 of UK free bets and bonuses across 37 offers. UK bookie sign up offers are from trusted, licensed bookmakers. Many free bets exclusive to OLBG so click the links on this page to qualify. 

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Up to £100 in Bet Credits for New Customers

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. Time limits and T&Cs apply.

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£40 BONUS

Bet £10 on Football, Get £30 in Free Bets + £10 Casino Bonus!

New customers only. Min. deposit £10. UK customers only. Place a £10+ bet on football of odds 1/1 (2.00) or greater to receive your 3 x £10 in football free bets. Free bets will expire 7 days after your qualifying bet is settled. £10 Casino bonus will be credited the next working day after you have deposited. Casino bonus must be wagered at least 35x before any withdrawals can take place.

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£25 BONUS

Up to £25 First Bet Insurance!

New Customers, first losing settled single bet £10+ (£10+ E/W) at odds 2.00+ qualifies. Free bet equal to your qualifying stake (Max £25) credited within 24 hours, 7 days to use. Stake not included in returns. Valid only for accounts tracked from an eligible referring website.

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£25 BONUS

Bet £25, Get a £25 Free Bet!

New clients only. Applies to 1st £25+ fixed odds bet on any sports market at odds 1.5+ within 30 days of registering. 1x£25 free bet issued on qualifying bet settlement. Free bet valid for 7 days and stake not returned. Offer not valid with cashout.

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£30 BONUS

Up to a £30 Free Bet!

New UK & Ireland customers only. Min Deposit: £10. First Deposit matched up to £30. 1x Wagering at odds of 1.75+ to unlock Free Bet. Credit Card, Debit Card & Paypal deposits only.

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£20 BONUS

Free £20 Exchange Bet - Paid in Cash!

New customers only, bet up to £/€20 on the Exchange and if your first bet loses, we’ll refund you £/€20 in Cash. Bet must be placed in first 7 days of account opening.

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£20 BONUS

Bet £5 Get £20 in Free Bets!

UK+IRE only. Promo code '20FREE' required. 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.

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£25 BONUS

£20 Risk Free Bet + £5 Free Bet!

New customers only. Place your FIRST bet on any Sportsbook market and if it loses we will refund your stake in CASH. Max refund is £20. Only deposits made using Cards or Paypal will qualify. £5 Same Game Multi free bet will be available to claim from the promotions hub after the qualifying bet has been settled.

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£100 BONUS

100% Deposit Match up to £100!

£10 min deposit. Bonus applied once full deposit amount wagered 1x, cum. odds of 1.5+. Wagering must be cleared within 60 days. Not combined with any other offer. Deposit balance available to withdraw anytime. Deposit/withdrawal restrictions apply.

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£30 BONUS

Bet £5, Get £30!

New Customers only. Deposit and place a £5 qualifying bet at odds of 2.00 or greater within 7 days of opening a new account; excludes cashed out bets. Receive 2x £10 Free Sports Bets, valid on set events only at odds 2.00 or greater, expires in 7 days, plus a £10 Casino Bonus, expires in 7 days. Wager the Casino Bonus 35x to withdraw winnings. Credit/Debit card deposits only. Geographical Restrictions apply.

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£30 BONUS

Bet £10 & Get £30 in Free Bets!

18+. UK+IRE only. Min first bet £10 a odds 1/2 or more. Tote and Pool excluded. Must be placed within 14 days of account reg. £30 credited as 3 x £10 free bets. Not valid with CashOut. Free bet valid for 4 days. Free bet stake not returned. T&Cs apply.

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£30 BONUS

Bet £10 & Get £30 in Free Bets!

New customers using Promo Code P30 only, min £10/€10 stake, min odds 1/2, free bets paid as 2 x £15/€15 (30 days expiry), free bet/payment method/player/country restrictions apply.

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£10 BONUS

Bet £10, get a £10 Free Acca

New players only. Min dep. £10. The qualifying bets to claim the Bet must have minimum odds of 3/1 (4.00) or higher before triggering free bets.

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£25 BONUS

Get a Matched Free Bet up to £25!

New players only. Minimum deposit £5+. £5 min. accumulator bet, min. 3 selections, Odds 1.80+. 14 days expiry. Full T&Cs apply.

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£100 BONUS

100% Deposit Match up to £100!

New customers only. Min deposit £10 (UK Credit/Debit cards only). Max bonus amount is £100. Deposit and bonus amount must be wagered 10 times (min odds Evens) prior to bonus funds and associated winnings becoming withdrawable. Winnings accumulated from ‘real money’ bets may be withdrawn at any time. Bonus is valid for sports betting only.

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£50 BONUS

100% Deposit Match up to £50!

New Customers only. Min Deposit £10. Max. bonus amount is £50. Select welcome bonus on page before proceeding with payment. Welcome bonus must be wagered 10x on min. 3-fold accumulators, min. selection odds 1.2, min. selection total odds 2.0.

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£50 BONUS

50% Deposit Bonus up to £50!

New customers only. Min. deposit £10. Max bonus £50. 15x wagering requirement, bets which include at least 2 selections with min. odds 1/4 each with final odds of at least 4/5 counting towards wagering requirement turnover.

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£10 BONUS

£10 Back-Up Bet

New players only. Money back as a free bet. Min deposit £10. Max stake £10. Min. odds 1/1 (2.0). Max Free Bet £10. Excludes Horse Racing.

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Double The Odds - Any Sports. Any Bet. Any Odds.

New Customers - Max Stake £10, Extra winnings paid in cash

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£10 BONUS

Bet £20 Get £10!

New customers only. £20 min. deposit required to activate offer with bonus code redbetWelcome. The qualifying bets to claim the bonus bet must have min odds of 3/1 (4.00) or higher. Min 3 selections or higher. Qualifying bets can be made up of one bet of £20+ or numerous bets totalling £20+. Bonus bets can be used on straight Accumulators/Combination bets only.

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£10 BONUS

Bet £10, Get £10!

New customers only. Minimum Deposit and wagering on sport to activate the Free Bet is £10. Free bet amount is £10. Void/cancelled or cashed out bets do not count towards wagering to activate the free bet. Free bet expires 14 days of being credited

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£25 BONUS

Up To £25 In Free Bets

New Customers Only. Cash stakes only. Min £10 stake required for initial £5 free bet.Min odds ½. Max £25 in free bets. Subsequent free bets equal 50% average of each 3 qualifying bets. 13 bets required to receive full £25 free bet. Qualifying bet must be placed within 30 days of opening account. Free bet expires after 7 days.

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£25 BONUS

Get up to a £25 Free Bet!

New UK customers only. Min accumulator bet £10. Min of 3 selections in accumulator, min odds per selection 1.70. Free bet stake not returned. Free bet valid for 30 days

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£10 BONUS

Free £10 Bet!

New Customers only. If first bet loses, refunded stake up to max £10. Bet placed within 7 days of sign-up. Cash refund will need to be rolled over once at odds 2.0+ before withdrawal. Visa and mastercard only. Refund within 72 hours.

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£50 BONUS

Up to £50 Wager Free Bonus!

Min deposit £20. Valid for first 7 days for new UK customers only. Consists of 10 bonuses of £5 up to max £50. Excludes Skrill and Neteller.

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£10 BONUS

Bet £10, Get £10!

Guaranteed £5 Casino Bonus and a £5 Free Sportsbook Bet if your first bet loses. New customers only. Qualifying bet must a single of £10 or more at odds of evens (2.0) or greater.

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£10 BONUS

Bet £10, Get £10!

1st deposit, Min Deposit: £10, max £10 free bet valid for 14 days, bets must be placed at odds of 1/1 or greater and be settled within 14 days of placement. System bets not eligible.

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£40 BONUS

Bet £10 Get up to £40 in Free Bets!

New 18+ UK customers. Promo period 00:00 02/12/19 and 23:59 08/12/19. Promo Code FOOTBALL40a, Deposit and place first bet of £10 (Evens+) in one bet transaction. £30 Free Bets credited within 10 hours of bet settlement, 7-day Expiry. £10 Free Bet only credited if first bet doesn’t win. Payment restrictions apply. SMS validation may be required.

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£10 BONUS

Get a £10 Bonus when joining Smarkets!

New customers only. First £10 in losses refunded to account. Minimum deposit £20. Bonus applies to first deposit by card or bank transfer only. Bonus available for three months from bonus being added to account.

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£20 BONUS

2 x £10 Risk Free Bets!

Available for customers who register from 04/12/2019. The maximum value of the combined cash refunds is £20. Casino is excluded. Select the £10 cash refund token when you place your qualifying bets. Full terms apply.

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£10 BONUS

Bet £10 on a Double, Get £10 Free Bet on a Double!

New customers only. Expires 31/12/19. Qualifying bet £10 on any sports double within 48 hours of registration - Min odds 1.7 per selection. Max free bet £10 to be used at odds 1.7 and above per selection. Free bets expire after 7 days.

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£100 BONUS

£100 To Bet With For New accounts!

New clients get £100 (non-withdrawable) to bet with. Keep what you win. Any losses over £100 are your liability. Market restrictions & 7 day time limit apply. Account opening subject to suitability checks. Spread betting involves risk. Losses can exceed deposits.

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£300 BONUS

Get an iPad or up to £300 Cashback in Your First 28 Days!

Bet on qualifying sports spread bet markets + cashback bonus after 28 days matching your stakes, up to max. £300. At £300+ get either £300 cash in account or an iPad. If you reach £300 and would prefer to receive an iPad, email sports@spreadex.com or call 08000 526 575 or 01727 895 090 and we will arrange for the iPad to be sent to you.

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Betting Insurance - Up to 10% Cashback!

Up to 10% Cashback on net losses for 4 weeks. New customers only. Promotion available from 13/11/2019 - 31/03/2020. Code BETINS must be used at account registration. players must place min. 5 bets/wagers on sportsbook or casino within 30 days from date of account registration. Players who lose £50 or more from the 5 bets/wagers, will be eligible to receive cashback. Not available to API or RDT customers.

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£100 BONUS

100% In-Play Profit Boost!

Min. Odds Evs, Max. £10 stake, Max. additional profit £100. New and existing customers. First in-play bet only. Opt-in. Calculated on net profit.

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£10 BONUS

Bet £10 Get £10 If Your First Bet Loses

+ 10 Free Spins! New customers only. Deposit and bet min. £10 at min. odds 2.0+. If first bet of £10 loses, £10 free bet will be refunded. 10 Free spins credited regardless.

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£200 BONUS

100% deposit bonus up to £200!

register and deposit min. £20 to get bonus of 100% of deposit amount up to £200. Use code TONY200. 10x wagering with odds 1.65+ on bonus. If wagering requirements not met within 5 days, bonus will be cancelled.

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  • What is a free bet?

    A free bet is, or should in theory, be exactly that, a bet which is given to you for free which you can then place with a chance to win real money. In reality though it is more complicated than that with terms and conditions varying with every bookmaker around their free bet or sign up offers. 

    We try to explain the free bet and sign up bonus offers here for you as much as possible given the space but please click through to the online bookmakers and read their terms and conditions in full before signing up. 

    Many of the betting offers will require you to deposit money first and place a bet. This first bet or qualifying bet will often need to be placed at certain odds. For example this condition may read something like this 

    “the qualifying bet must have minimum odds of 4/5”

    Often the first bet you place is the qualifying bet and the amount of that bet will be matched (up to a certain amount) with a free bet of the same amount. 

    There are many variations though from the more simple bet £10 get £10 free bet to Bet £10 get £20, Bet £10 get £30 in free bets or even bet £20 get £10. 

    Normally the main sign up offer for the bookmaker is available to use on all sports. But be careful to check as sometimes offers are for horse racing or football only. If you are looking for good bets to use on the qualifying stake to get your free bet, then check out our top tipsters predictions including our horse racing tips here

  • What is the difference between free bet offers and sign up bonuses?

    Sign up deposit bonuses are becoming more popular than free bets with UK betting sites now. Often the bookmaker will match the deposit you make up to a certain amount with bonus funds. Again there may be minimum requirements like you may have to place a bet at above certain odds to qualify for the initial deposit bonus. Then there may be more terms as to how many times you have to bet or how much you have to rollover before you can withdraw any winnings from the bonus funds.

    As ever, please really carefully check the terms and conditions of all free bet offers and make sure you are able and willing to comply with all of them before signing up to a bookmaker. 

    Deposit bonuses can be a great way to get started with a bookmaker though. Some offer bonuses up to £100 instead of free bets. So for your £100 first deposit, you may have £200 to bet with. If you can be successful with your bets and meet the terms then this can be very helpful indeed. 

  • Can you get no deposit free bets?

    Free bets without placing a deposit are extremely popular of course as these offer an opportunity to try out a bookmaker and to try to win some real money without the initial risk. 

    Because these are a very good offer they are expensive promotions for bookmakers to run and so are few and far between. 

    Some no deposit free bet offers are limited for a short time or a certain number of freebets are made available. To make sure that you don't miss out on such limited no deposit free bet offers, join up with OLBG and make sure that you receive all our mailings. 

    No deposit casino offers are more popular than free bets. Often these come in the form of free spins no deposit these days. It is very hard to turn these into real money you can withdraw as often you are required to turnover a large amount. 

  • What are the new Free Bets?

    There have been a lot of new bookmakers focusing on the UK market recently. We have added many of these to OLBG and list the new freebet offers here.  There are around 80 bookmakers licensed for remote gambling in the UK so that is a lot of free bets and bonuses that could be available to you! As these new bookmakers come along we will add their free bets here to ensure that you can see all the new free bet offers. Please keep checking back or better still join OLBG for free and receive emails from us as and when we add new free bets to the site.

  • Best Bookmaker Offers?

    The best bookie offers available maybe subjective depending on the type of offer which you are looking for. We rate the bookmaker sign up offers on this page out of five. You will see the star ratings by each offer. This rating is not the overall rating for the bookmaker, if you want to see bookie ratings by user reviews then head to our bookmakers page. On this page the ratings are given by our in house editorial team.

    Typically we will rate offers highly which are easy for the customer to obtain. A good offer in our opinion is one with easy terms and conditions. So an offer which doesn't require a huge amount of turnover, or where the qualifying bets required aren't overly restricted will be rated highly. 

    Offers we rate low will often require a user to turnover many times the offer amount, maybe at restricted odds, with tight timescales. A combination of terms may make it very hard for a user to even realise the free bet or deposit offer amount, let alone make a positive return from it. 

    Other positives we will look for will be the amount of free bet or deposit given in relation to the initial stake. For example a bet 10 get 40 offer will score highly versus say a bet 40 get 40 or even a bet 80 get 40 offer.

  • What are the best free bets for existing users?

    The offers listed on this page are bookmaker offers for new customers. There are so many free bets or new customer offers for those joining a bookmaker, but free bets for existing customers are harder to find. We have done the research for you though and discovered all the bookmaker free bet clubs available. 

    Bookmakers are becoming better at rewarding the loyalty of their customers and many have set up free bet clubs to offer regular bonuses as well as the joining offers. Essentially what these do is provide free bets after the customer has placed a number of bets, sometimes certain types of bets. 

    For example, at the time of writing, Betway are offering a £10 free bet on accas every week, after placing £25 on sports accas. Terms and conditions always apply to these offers so please check those fully. The current (again correct at the time of writing) Paddy Power VIPP club provides a £10 free bet every week after 5 x £10 bets are placed. Unibet (at the time of writing) provide a £10 in play free bet every week after 5 x £10 in play bets. These offers are all subject to change but we have written a whole article entitled the best weekly free bet clubs explained so check that out to see what is available now. 

  • What to look for when Choosing a Free Bet Offer

    Make sure you are familiar with the terms and conditions of free bet offers when you are looking to take advantage of a new customer offer.  Here is a selection of questions you should consider when looking through the terms and conditions of the free bets.

    • How much you need to deposit?
    • How much you need to bet?
    • Which bet your free bet applies to - i.e. some bookmakers will match your first bet with them only?
    • What odds you need to bet at to qualify?
    • Do you need to bet on a specific sport or event?
    • Do there need to be a certain number of outcomes in such an event?
    • What is the time period within which you need to use your free bet?
    • When will the free bet be available and how will it show on your account?
    • Do you need to make a certain number of bets or bet a certain amount before you can withdraw any bonus payment?
    • Different Free Bet Types and Amounts


    We highlight significant terms and conditions of free bets by each welcome offer listed on this page but each offer also has further terms and conditions which you can see on the landing page after clicking through. 

  • Types of Bookmaker Offers, Bonuses and Free Bets

    With lots of different terms being used, understanding bookmaker sign up offers can be difficult. Here is a guide to some of those terms and what they mean 


    Deposit Bonus Offers

    These are typically where the amount of your first deposit is used as the qualifying amount of the deposit bonus. For a 100% deposit bonus for example, if you were to deposit £50 you may receive £50 in bonus funds. The percentage can vary but will typically be 50% or 100% of your first deposit. Normally turnover requirements are added to the terms of these offers and these can be quite onerous. We have seen as high as 15x turnover requirements on deposit amount and bonus amount. So on a £50 deposit that could mean, £1500 would have to be wagered before any funds can be withdrawn. So read the terms and conditions of these bookmaker offers thoroughly. You shouldn't change your betting patterns to obtain specific offers so it may be that you dont want to claim the full maximum deposit bonus as to withdraw, it may mean you need to be more than you normally would want to. That is not sensible or responsible gambling. For those who typically bet larger amounts though, deposit matches can be a good way to gain extra funds for your betting bank. 

    Cashback Welcome Offers 

    Another name for deposit bonus offers but the term cash back may be misleading as it is unlikely you will receive any cash which is immediately allowed to be withdrawn with this form of offer.

    First Bet Matched Offers

    Matched free bets are typically on the first bet placed. So when you open a new betting account make sure that you are aware of the welcome offer terms and conditions. Your first bet is often the qualifying bet for the offer, so if for example the welcome offer is bet £25 get £25 free bet and you make your first bet £5, you would not qualify. Sometimes though the headline amount is the maximum, so the offer may be bet up to £25 and get your first bet matched up to £25. So in that example a £5 bet may get a £5 free bet. You also need to look out for other qualifying terms though. Your first bet may need to be at specific odds (say over 2/1) and/or on certain sports. 

    Risk Free Welcome Offers

    Fortunately there are stricter rules in place now as to when a bookmaker may and may not call a welcome offer risk free. These are rare offers as normally there is a risk involved in depositing and making a qualifying bet in order to be able to claim a free bet. The free bet you get after qualifying for it may well be risk free, but you would have needed to take a risk with your first bet. So you may see these promoted as, say Bet £10, Get a £10 risk free bet. Remember though, you are taking a risk with your first £10 bet which of course you can lose. 

    Another version of this may be a no deposit free bet. These are rare as they require no risk from the customer and could be promoted as risk free. We have a whole section for this but unfortunately for sports betting there aren't many offers. You are more likely to find no deposit offers for slots or casino, sometimes referred to as free spins. Keep in mind though there are often many terms applied to these, such as the maximum you can win, how many times you need to turn over your stake etc. 

    Another way in which bookmakers may use the term risk free is in the situation where they will give you a free bet if your first bet loses. However it would be wrong of them to call this risk free. You would need to stake an initial bet with your money, which you could lose and then typically if you do lose they will give you a free bet up to a certain amount. ie this may be bet £10, get a free £10 bet if you lose. However you have taken a risk as the free bet cant be withdrawn as cash. These aren't great offers as nobody intends to lose their first bet of course and if you win as planned, you get no bonus at all.