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The Independent guide to the best free bets and free bet sign-up offers in April 2024

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In this article the best free bets and free bet sign-up offers in April 2024 have been reviewed by our gambling experts.

  1. New customers only. Register (excl. 13/04/24) with WELCOME50. First bet ?10+ at Evens (2.0)+ on Sports within 7 days to get Free Bets: ?20 In-Play, ?20 Acca & 50 x ?0.20 (?10) Extra Spins on Fishin’ Frenzy within 10 hours of settlement. 7-day expiry. Eligibility & payment exclusions apply. Full T&Cs apply.
  2. #ad. 18+. Gamble Responsibly. Begambleaware.org. T&C Apply. Play Responsibly. Full Terms Apply. - Full Terms Apply
  3. 18+ New Customers Only. Opt in & bet ?10+ on any sports at 2.00+ odds, within 7 days. No Cash out. Get ?5 Free Bet and ?5 Casino Bonus, with 40x wagering. Free bets expire in 7 days. Card payments & Apple Pay only. T&Cs Apply. BeGambleAware.org | Please gamble responsibly.
  4. #ad. 18+. Gamble Responsibly. Begambleaware.org. New cust only. Deposit & Place a Bet within 7 days, and settle a ?10 minimum bet at odds of 4/5 (1.8) or greater, to be credited with 3x ?10 Free Bets: 1 x ?10 Horse Racing, 1 x ?10 Free Bet Builder and 1 x ?10 Football. 7 day expiry. Stake not returned. T&Cs Apply.
  5. New customers online only. Place your first bet on racing pools and if you lose, we’ll match your stake up to €/?10 in Tote Credit + 50 Extra Spins on a selected game within 48 hours of qualifying bet settlement. Max Tote Credit is €/?10. Tote Credit cannot be withdrawn, exchanged, or substituted and expires after 7 days. Qualifying bet is the first racing pool bet added to the bet-slip. Totewin will be the qualifying bet when a Totewin and a Toteplace bet are struck at the same time. 18+. Full T&Cs apply. GambleAware?: Gambling Help & Gambling Addiction .
  6. New cust only. 7 days to opt in by placing a ?10 qualifying bet at 1/1 (2.0) odds or greater to receive 4x Free Bets: 1 x ?10 horse racing, 1 x ?10 Bet Builder, 1 x ?10 Acca and 1 x ?10 football. 7 day expiry. Exclusions apply. Stake not returned. T&Cs apply. 18+ BeGambleAware.org.
  7. 18+ New customers only. Opt-in. bet ?10 on any football market at min 1/1 (2.00) odds within 7 days of registration. no Cash out. Get?40 in Free Bets. Free Bets expire in 7 days. Debit Card or Apple pay Payments only. Begambleaware.org | Please gamble responsibly
  8. #ad. 18+. Gamble Responsibly. New players only. Min ?20 qualifying bets, stake not returned. Free bet - one-time stake of ?30, min odds 1.5, stake not returned. 1x wagering the winnings. Wager from real balance first. Wager calculated on bonus bets only. Max conversion ?200. Valid for 7 days from issue. Withdrawal request voids all active/pending bonuses. Excluded Skrill & Neteller deposits.
  9. #ad. 18+. Gamble Responsibly. Begambleaware.org. New Customers Only. Max one ?20 Free Bet. Qualifying bets at Odds of 1/1(2.00) or greater. Paid as Bonus Token with Min 4/5(180) Odds Req. Skrill, Neteller & Paypal not eligible.BeGambleAware.org. T&Cs Apply
  10. #ad. 18+. Gamble Responsibly. Begambleaware.org. Min ?10 deposit and bet on odds 1/1 or greater required. deposits via Paypal, Neteller, Pasafe, Skrill or Skrill 1-Tap will not be eligible for any free bet offer. Extra bet and bonus spins issued within 24 hours of quailfying bet being settled. Extra bet valid for 14 days, stake not returned. Bonus spins valid for 24 hours, selected games only.
  11. #ad. 18+. Gamble Responsibly. GambleAware?: Gambling Help & Gambling Addiction . new player only, 1st deposit, min deposit ?15, Max ?15 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. Neteller, Skrill and Payapl not eligible. T&C apply.
  12. #ad. 18+. Gamble Responsibly. Begambleaware.org. new customers only. Min. deposit of ?10. Qualifying real money bet of ?10. Min odds greater than or equal to 1.5 required. E/W bets excluded. Offer awarded immediately but could be issued the next working day in exceptional circumstances such as technical fault. Additional T&Cs apply. Please gamble responsibly.
  13. #ad. 18+. Gamble Responsibly. Begambleaware.org. Play Safe. From 00:01 on 17.10.2022. 3x ?10 free bets. Free bets expire after 30 days. New customers signing up through mobile or tablet device only. Minimum ?10 stake on odds of 1/2 (1.5) or greater on sportsbook (excluding Virtual markets). Further terms apply. #ad
  14. #ad. 18+. Gamble Responsibly. Begambleaware.org. New UK customers (Excluding NI) only. Mobile exclusive. Min Deposit ?10. Min stake ?10. Min odds Evs. Free bet applied on 1st settlement of any qualifying bet. 30 days to qualify. Free bets expire in 7 days. Cashed out/Free Bets won’t apply. Account & Payment method restrictions apply. 1 Free Bet offer per customer, household & IP Address only. 18+. T&Cs apply. T&Cs apply
  15. #ad. 18+. Gamble Responsibly. Begambleaware.org. Welcome Bonus: New Players only, 1st Deposit, Min Deposit: ?10, max ?10 bonus, 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 no eligible. T&Cs Apply
  16. New players only. Min ?20 qualifying bets, stake not returned. Free bet - one-time stake of ?20, min odds 1.5, stake not returned. 1x wagering the winnings. Wager from real balance first. Wager calculated on bonus bets only. Max conversion ?200. Valid for 7 days from issue. Withdrawal request voids all active/pending bonuses. Excluded Skrill & Neteller deposits. Full Terms apply.
  17. New customers only, aged 18+. Min deposit ?10. Place a ?50 bet on any sport at at odds of Evens (2.0) or greater to qualify for three free bets on settlement: ?10 on Football, ?10 on Greyhound and ?5 on Virtual Sports, plus 10 Extra Spins on Reel King. Free Bet & Spins expire in 7 days.
  18. #ad. 18+. Gamble Responsibly. Begambleaware.org. new player only, 1st deposit, min deposit ?15, 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. Neteller, Skrill and Payapl not eligible. T&C apply.
  19. #ad. 18+. Gamble Responsibly. Begambleaware.org. 18+, Welcome Bonus: New Players only, 1st Deposit, Min Deposit: ?10, max ?15 bonus, valid for 14 days, bets must be placed at a min. odds of 1/1 (2.00) or greater and be settled within 14 days of placement. System bets no eligible.
  20. #ad. 18+. Gamble Responsibly. Begambleaware.org. Welcome Bonus: New Players only, 1st Deposit, Min Deposit: ?10, max ?10 bonus, 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 no eligible.
  21. #ad. 18+. Gamble Responsibly. Begambleaware.org. New Customers only. Must have a minimum of 3 bets of ?10 or more on separate events at odds of evens (2.0) or bigger on first day. First day losses equals all settled stakes less all returns. T&C's apply.
  22. New Players Only. Min ? 20 qualifying bets stake not returned. Free bet - one-time stake of ? 40, min odds 1.5, stake not returned. 1X wager the winnings. Wager from real balance first. Wager calculated on bonus bets only. Max conversion: ?200. Valid for 7 Days from issue. Withdrawal requests void all active/pending bonuses. Excluded Skrill and Neteller deposits. Full Terms apply.
  23. #ad. 18+. Gamble Responsibly. Begambleaware.org. New customers only. Available once per household. Max. FreeBet amount: ?10 Minimum Deposit and wagering on sport to activate the Free Bet is: ?10 Void/cancelled or cashed out bets do not count towards wagering to activate the free bet. Offer valid only to customers making a first deposit of ?10 or more. Offer only applies to players who are residents of United Kingdom and Ireland.
  24. #ad. 18+ New Players Only. Min ?10 qualifying bets stake not returned. Free bet - one-time stake of ?30, min odds 1.5, stake not returned. 1X wager the winnings. Wager from real balance first. Wager calculated on bonus bets only. Max conversion: ?200. Valid for 7 Days from issue. Withdrawal requests void all active/pending bonuses. Excluded Skrill and Neteller deposits. Full Terms apply.
  25. If your account has Sportsbook losses at the end of your first day's betting, QuinnBet will refund 50% of your losses as a Free Bet up to ?35 (min 3 bets) Plus 10 Free online casino spins at QuinnCasino. Even if your account is up, you're guaranteed a ?5 Free Bet Plus 10 Extra Spins provided you place at least 1 bet of ?10 or greater at the minimum odds. T&Cs apply | 18+ New UK Customers Only | BeGambleAware.org | Gamble Responsibly
  26. This promotion is for new customers only. Customers must be 18+. Customers must residents of the UK/IE. Sign Up using the promo code b25g10fb and make a minimum deposit of ?25. Place a minimum ?25 bet on any selection with minimum odds of evens (2.0) and receive a ?10 free bet upon bet settlement. Only customers signing up through a recognized affiliate partner will be eligible for this promotion.T&C's apply
  27. #ad. 18+. Gamble Responsibly. New players only. Min ?10 qualifying bets, stake not returned. Free bet - one-time stake of ? 20, min odds 1.5, stake not returned. 1X wager the winnings. Wager from real balance first. Wager calculated on bonus bets only. Max conversion: ? 200. Valid for 7 Days from issue. Excluded Skrill deposits. Withdrawal requests voids all active/pending bonuses. Full Terms Apply. - Full Terms Apply
  28. #ad. 18+. Gamble Responsibly. Begambleaware.org. New Players only. Max. Free Bet Token amount: ?15.Minimum Deposit: ?15. Minimum wagering on Sport to activate the Free Bet Token: ?15
  29. #ad. 18+. Gamble Responsibly. Begambleaware.org. New bettors; Code PLAY10; Wager deposit & bonus 8x; Max qualifying bet stake=initial bonus; Valid 60 days; Min odds, bet and payment method exclusions apply; T&C apply; 18+
  30. New Players Only. Free bet - one-time stake of ?10, min odds 1.5, stake not returned. 1X wager the winnings. Wager from real balance first. Wager calculated on bonus bets only. Max conversion: ?200. Valid for 7 Days from issue. Withdrawal requests voids all active/pending bonuses. Excluded Skrill deposits. Full Terms apply. 18+ #AD - Full Terms Apply
  31. New Players Only. Free bet – one-time stake of ?35, min odds 1.5, stake not returned. 1x wager the winnings. Wager from real balance first. Wager calculated on bonus bets only. Max conversion: ?200. Valid for 7 days from receipt. Extra Spins Offer. Wager from real balance first. 50x wager the bonus. Contribution varies per game. Selected games only. Wager calculated on bonus bets only. Max Conversion: ?20. Bonus is valid 7 days from receipt. Withdrawal requests void all active/pending bonuses. Excluded Skrill and Neteller Deposits. Full Terms apply.
  32. 18+. For NEW UK customers only. Requires account opening, deposit using UK debit card, and certain qualifying bets of Evens or greater. Promo Code: NEWWELCOME60
  33. #ad. 18+. Gamble Responsibly. Begambleaware.org. New customers. Max ?10. 200% Odds Boost Token. Keep it fun - set your deposit limit. T&Cs apply.
  34. Place a qualifying ?10 fixed odds bet at odds of 1/2 or greater. Qualifying bet cannot be placed in-play or cashed out early. A first free ?10 fixed odds bet will be credited upon settlement of the qualifying bet. The second free ?10 fixed odds bets will be added to your account on the following day. Free bets must be claimed within 28 days of opening. Free bet stake not included in any winnings. Ts&Cs Apply. 18+ begambleaware.org
  35. Terms: 18+ New customers only. Opt in, and bet ?10 on football markets (odds 2.00+). No cash out. Get 6x?5 football free bets at specified odds for set markets, which expire after 7 days. Offer valid from 12:00 UK Time on 25/08/2023. Card payments only. T&Cs apply. begambleaware.org | Please gamble responsibly
  36. 18+. New Players Only. Min. $/€10 deposit and bet on odds 1/1 or greater required. Extra bets and bonus spins are issued within 24 hours of the qualifying bet being settled. Extra bet valid for 14 days, stake not returned. Bonus spins are valid for 24 hours, only available on the Book of Dead game. Terms and Conditions apply.
  37. #ad. 18+. Gamble Responsibly. New customers online only. Min Odds 3/1 (4.00), Min 3 Selections. Free Bet Valid For 7 Days
  38. *New UK customers only. Min Stake: ?5. Maximum Free Bet: ?30. First bet on a Football or Horse Racing multiple with 3+ selections. Overall odds: 3.00 (2/1) or higher. Free Bets available upon settlement of the qualifying bet. 100 Extra Spins on Gold Blitz (?0.10 per spin) credited on settlement of qualifying Acca bet. No wagering requirements on extra spin winnings. Debit Card deposit only (exclusions apply). This offer is valid 7 days from the new account being registered. 18+ BeGambleAware.org. Bet the Responsible Way. Full terms apply.
  39. #ad. 18+. Gamble Responsibly. Begambleaware.org. http://BeGambleAware.org . New customers only. Min Dep ?10. Debit cards only. Opt in for bonus funds. Wagering, sportsbook 3x at min. odds of 1.40 (2/5), casino 50x. Sports bonus must be wagered before using the casino bonus. Valid for 7 days. Geographical Restrictions and T&Cs Apply. - Full Terms Apply
  40. #ad. 18+. Gamble Responsibly. Begambleaware.org. Spread betting losses can exceed deposit. Plus Best Odds On All Premier League Matches(fixed odds Match Odds, pre-match v top 5 bookies on Oddschecker)
  41. #ad. 18+. Gamble Responsibly. Begambleaware.org. New Customers only. Bet ?10* & Get ?30* in Free Bets. Sign up, deposit between ?5* and ?10* to your account and bet365 will give you three times that value in Free Bets when you place qualifying bets to the same value and they are settled. Free Bets are paid as Bet Credits. Min odds/bet and payment method exclusions apply. Returns exclude Bet Credits stake. Registration Required. T&Cs, time limits & exclusions apply. - Full Terms Apply

Best Free Bet Offer Of The Week  

Parimatch: 30/1 free bet winnings if Scheffler wins the Masters

Parimatch are renowned for their price boost sign-up offers and their Masters promo of 30/1 on Scottie Scheffler to win the tournament will take some beating this week.

Scheffler has already won twice on the PGA Tour in 2024 and is a former champion at Augusta National (2022). As such, he is the tournament favourite at The Masters.

However, new customers of Parimatch can bet a maximum of ?1 on him to win this year’s event at 30/1, with winnings paid out in free bets. The offer is valid until midnight on Saturday and the minimum deposit is ?5. 

18+ New Customers Only. Opt in, bet max ?1 on Scottie Scheffler - Tournament - US Masters 2024. No cash out. Enhanced odds paid in Free Bets, expire in 7 days. Offer valid from 10:00 UK time on 11/04/2024 until 00:00 UK time on 13/04/2024. Selected payment methods only. T&Cs apply, see below. begambleaware.org | Please gamble responsibly

 

Top 5 Free Bet Offers for New Customers in April 2024

Our aim is to provide the best free bet offers to cater to different sports betting preferences. Find the best free bets with our list of UK bookies offering free bet credits:

1. Betfred: Bet ?10, Get ?50 in Bonus Funds

Betfred are one of the most popular betting sites and it's easy to see why with the latest Betfred sign-up offer being the best on the market in our opinion. 

After registering using the WELCOME50 bonus code and betting ?10, new customers will receive ?50 in bonus funds as follows:

  • A free ?20 in-play sports bet
  • A free ?20 accumulator bet
  • 50 x 20p free casino spins on Fishin’ Frenzy 

New customers only need to stake ?10 in order to qualify for this promotion and this only needs to be placed on a selection at odds of even-money (2.0) or bigger in order to trigger ?50 worth of bonuses.

New customers only. Register (excl. 13/04/24) with WELCOME50. First bet ?10+ at Evens (2.0)+ on Sports within 7 days to get Free Bets: ?20 In-Play, ?20 Acca & 50 x ?0.20 (?10) Extra Spins on Fishin’ Frenzy within 10 hours of settlement. 7-day expiry. Eligibility & payment exclusions apply. Full T&Cs apply.

2. BetVictor: Bet ?10 on Football get ?40 in Free Bets

If you're not interested in betting on football, then you'd be better off swerving this offer. But for those who count football among their key betting persuasions, this offer from top football betting site BetVictor will be of great appeal. 

To qualify, new BetVictor customers must register an account via the 'Offers' tab and make a deposit of at least ?10 via a debit card or Apple Pay. 

You'll then need to place a ?10+ bet on any football market at odds of evens (2.0) or greater within 10 days of registering. Once that's settled, the ?40 free bets will be distributed as follows:

  • A ?10 free bet for accumulators
  • A ?10 free Bet Builder for football
  • A ?10 free bet for in-play sports
  • A ?10 free bet for any football market

It's a strong offer from one of the biggest betting brands in the UK. It's worth noting that your qualifying stake must not be settled by cash out or partial cash out, otherwise you'll forfeit your right to the free bet welcome deal. 

18+ New customers only. Opt-in. bet ?10 on any football market at min 1/1 (2.00) odds within 7 days of registration. no Cash out. Get?40 in Free Bets. Free Bets expire in 7 days. Debit Card or Apple pay Payments only. Begambleaware.org | Please gamble responsibly

3. BetMGM: Bet ?10 get ?40

As one of the best new betting sites in the UK, BetMGM have a strong sign-up offer which will appeal to fans of football and horse racing. 

New customers must sign up and deposit a minimum of ?10 at odds of evens (2.0) or greater. Bet builders and each-way bets are eligible as the qualifying stake, so long as the bet builder adds up to odds of evens (2.0) or higher, while the win value of any each-way stake must be a minimum of ?10.

Once settled, new users will receive their free bets as follows:

  • A ?10 Horse Racing Free Bet (singles + upwards with minimum odds of 1/1)
  • A ?10 Free Bet Builder (minimum odds 3/1)
  • A ?10 Football Free Bet (minimum odds 1/1)
  • A Free ?10 Acca (minimum odds 1/1 and a minimum of 3 selections)

The only downside about this free bet deal is that the bonus funds expire in seven days so you don't have a huge amount of time to place them all strategically before they expire. 

New cust only. 7 days to opt in by placing a ?10 qualifying bet at 1/1 (2.0) odds or greater to receive 4x Free Bets: 1 x ?10 horse racing, 1 x ?10 Bet Builder, 1 x ?10 Acca and 1 x ?10 football. 7 day expiry. Exclusions apply. Stake not returned. T&Cs apply. 18+ BeGambleAware.org.

4. TalkSportBet: Bet ?10 get ?30 in Free Bets

We often find that new betting sites have some of the strongest sign-up offers as they bid to pinch custom from the established bookmakers, and that much is true of newcomer TalkSportBet

Despite being new to the bookmaking business, TalkSportBet offer a very polished sportsbook product and their free bet offer applies to those who like to bet on many different sports.

The qualifying stake of ?10 at odds of evens (2.0) or higher can be placed on any sports and in return new customers will receive the following: 

  • ?10 free accumulator bet on any sport
  • ?10 free Bet Builder on football
  • ?10 free bet on any sport

The only 'sport' that is off limits with TalkSportBet's free bet new customer offer is their virtual markets, which do not qualify on the original bet nor the subsequent free bets. Click here to get the offer.

18+ New Customers Only. Opt in & bet ?10+ on any sports at 2.00+ odds, within 7 days. No Cash out. Get ?5 Free Bet and ?5 Casino Bonus, with 40x wagering. Free bets expire in 7 days. Card payments & Apple Pay only. T&Cs Apply. BeGambleAware.org | Please gamble responsibly.

5. Parimatch: Bet ?10 get ?30

Parimatch have a free bet offer for new customers for almost every major sporting event in the UK, but they have a consistent offer for football fans which we particularly like the look of.

Unlike other Bet ?10 get ?30 offers mentioned above, Parimatch's free bet package is broken down into a series of ?5 bets as follows:

  • ?5 free bet on a football accumulator 
  • ?5 free bet on a correct score
  • ?5 free bet on to 'win and both teams to score'
  • ?5 free bet on any double, treble or higher
  • ?5 free bet on any treble or higher
  • ?5 Free Bet on any football market

The six free bets are distributed in stages after your qualifying bet has been settled, with the first two arriving immediately, followed by two more instalments of free bets three days and finally six days later. 

Terms: 18+ New customers only. Opt in, and bet ?10 on football markets (odds 2.00+). No cash out. Get 6x?5 football free bets at specified odds for set markets, which expire after 7 days. Offer valid from 12:00 UK Time on 25/08/2023. Card payments only. T&Cs apply. begambleaware.org | Please gamble responsibly

 

Free Bets No Deposit Promos for Existing Customers in April 2024

Below we recommend the best no deposit free bets for existing customers from our favoured UK betting sites.

1. Bet365

If you're wondering how to get free bets on Bet365, it's really quite straightforward for both new and existing customers. They give out free bet credits every week without the need to deposit.

Their free-to-play game Goals Giveaway gives customers a free roll of the dice five days a week, whereby you are assigned a football fixture and if the game turns out to see four or more goals, you win free bets.

You don't even have to be interested in football to make the most of these free bets with no deposit, just sign up to Bet365 if you're not already a customer and log in after 2pm each week day.

  1. Navigate to the ‘free games’ section under soccer and select Goals Giveaway
  2. Click 'Reveal' to receive your assigned football fixture
  3. Wait for the results of your assigned fixtures over the weekend
  4. Should any of your games produce four or more goals, your account will be credited with free bets on Monday

The free bet credits can be used on any sport so, as mentioned, you don't actually need to be interested in football to take advantage of these Bet365 free bets. 

To get started with Bet365, you have the option of taking up their new customer offer which allows new users to bet ?10 and get ?30 back in free bets after your first bet of ?10 or more has been settled.

#ad. 18+. Gamble Responsibly. Begambleaware.org. New Customers only. Bet ?10* & Get ?30* in Free Bets. Sign up, deposit between ?5* and ?10* to your account and bet365 will give you three times that value in Free Bets when you place qualifying bets to the same value and they are settled. Free Bets are paid as Bet Credits. Min odds/bet and payment method exclusions apply. Returns exclude Bet Credits stake. Registration Required. T&Cs, time limits & exclusions apply. - Full Terms Apply

2. William Hill

William Hill's free-to-play prediction game Stat Attack allows existing customers to obtain free bets with no deposit.

You’ll need pretty savvy football knowledge to get anywhere with this game, but if you do happen to know your stuff you could land yourself some no deposit free bets. 

Stat Attack challenges William Hill customers to answer five questions prior to a football match of their choice, with five correct answers being rewarded via two ?10 free bets which can be used on their Build #YourOdds tool. 

You don’t have to get five out of five to earn free bets with no deposit though – four out of five will still see you rewarded with a ?2 free bet on the Build #YourOdds tool. 

The Build #YourOdds tool on William Hill is essentially a bet builder, with a minimum of two selections required and a maximum of eight. 

However, be mindful that William Hill may suspend users who only sign up to play their free games without ever depositing as this can violate their bonus abuse terms. 

#ad. 18+. Gamble Responsibly. Begambleaware.org. Play Safe. From 00:01 on 17.10.2022. 3x ?10 free bets. Free bets expire after 30 days. New customers signing up through mobile or tablet device only. Minimum ?10 stake on odds of 1/2 (1.5) or greater on sportsbook (excluding Virtual markets). Further terms apply. #ad

3. Grosvenor Sport

Grosvenor may be considered more of a casino brand, but they also provide a pretty strong sportsbook offering. 

They have a couple of ways of obtaining free bets without having to deposit, one of which is their daily 'Scratch and Win' game.

This free scratchcard-style game can be played once a day and it's pure potluck, with small prizes usually the outcome. 

We've played it every day for weeks and received ?1 free bets a number of times, though it is more common to be given no deposit free spins at their online casino.

There's also other types of prizes such as price boosts and 10 per cent extra winnings on your next accumulator. You may also be handed no prize at all. 

Whatever the outcome, there's no need to deposit to avail of this promotion, though Grosvenor Sports do offer new customers double odds on their first ?10 bet on any sport at any odds.

#ad. 18+. Gamble Responsibly. Begambleaware.org. New customers. Max ?10. 200% Odds Boost Token. Keep it fun - set your deposit limit. T&Cs apply.

Top 5 Casino Free Bets April 2024

Speaking of casinos, it's possible to get free casino bets as well as sportsbook free bets.

While the complete list and details of the best casino offers can be found on our casino bonuses page, here are the top free bets casino offers for April 2024.

Rank Casino Casino Free Bet Offer
#1 Mr Vegas Casino Deposit ?10 for a Welcome Bonus up to ?200
#2 MagicRed Casino Deposit ?20 And Get 20 Spins No Wagering + 100% up to ?100
#3 Kwiff Casino Bet ?20 on slots for 40 Extra Spins daily for five days
#4 All British Casino 100% Welcome Bonus up to ?100 + 10% Cashback for new players
#5 Party Casino 100% Welcome Bonus up to ?100 & 50 Bonus Spins
#ad. 18+. Gamble Responsibly. Begambleaware.org. The Welcome Bonus is only available to newly registered players who make a minimum initial deposit of ?10. The welcome offer can be activated only once, when making your first deposit. In order to receive the maximum of ? 200 bonus, you will need to wager an amount equal to 35 times the value of your first initial deposit within 60 calendar days from the date on which the Welcome Bonus option has been activated under the 'My Bonuses' section of your account. Full Terms Apply. Gamble responsibly.www.begambleaware.org

Best Football Free Bet Offer in April 2024

Betway: ?30 Matched Free Bet if your First Acca Loses + 100 Free Spins

Betway is undoubtedly one of the best accumulator betting sites and that much is evidenced by their latest free bet sign-up offer.

Football accumulator bets are among the most popular with bettors, so Betway's acca-focused free matched bet offer is sure to be popular with the punters who enjoy this form of betting. 

Open to new customers only, this promo requires a minimum bet of ?5 and a maximum bet of ?30 on your first accumulator bet. If this acca is a loser, Betway will give you a matched free bet.

As an added incentive for new sign-ups, Betway are also giving away 100 free spins on the 'Gold Blitz' slot game as part of the promo.

*New UK customers only. Min Stake: ?5. Maximum Free Bet: ?30. First bet on a Football or Horse Racing multiple with 3+ selections. Overall odds: 3.00 (2/1) or higher. Free Bets available upon settlement of the qualifying bet. 100 Extra Spins on Gold Blitz (?0.10 per spin) credited on settlement of qualifying Acca bet. No wagering requirements on extra spin winnings. Debit Card deposit only (exclusions apply). This offer is valid 7 days from the new account being registered. 18+ BeGambleAware.org. Bet the Responsible Way. Full terms apply.

Best Horse Racing Free Bet Offer in April 2024

BetGoodwin: 50% Back up to ?25 on First Day Losses

BetGoodwin are one of several horse racing betting sites providing multiple sign-up offers for those looking to register to bet on sport.

The pick of the bunch, in our opinion, is their 50% back as a Welcome Bonus up to ?25 on any first day losses as a new customer.

To qualify for this bonus, customers must place a minimum of three ?10 bets on horses priced at no lower than evens (1/1) in different races. 

For example, if none of your three ?10 bets were to win, BetGoodwin will give you a free bet of ?15. The maximum free bet per customer is ?25.

#ad. 18+. Gamble Responsibly. Begambleaware.org. New Customers only. Must have a minimum of 3 bets of ?10 or more on separate events at odds of evens (2.0) or bigger on first day. First day losses equals all settled stakes less all returns. T&C's apply.

Best Golf Free Bet Offer in April 2024

BzeeBet: Bet ?20 get ?20 Free Bet

Many new customer free bet offers are centred around football and horse racing, but some alternative betting sites cater for more sports such as golf. 

BzeeBet fall into this category, with their Bet ?20 get ?20 free bet welcome offer available to use on golf ahead of each of the 2024 majors. Bzeebet feature highly among the list of the best Masters betting sites for the first Major of the year and as well as their welcome offer, they have many specials on the world-famous event.

To qualify, sign-up to BzeeBet here and deposit ?20 via a debit card before placing a bet of the equivalent value. 

You don't need to opt-in or use a promo code to avail of this offer - any new customer who signs up via this page and bets ?20 at odds of evens (2.0) or higher will receive a free ?20 bet in return once their qualifying bet has been settled (must be settled within 14 days of being placed). 

There's also a very reasonable expiry period of 14 days on the ?20 free bet token - most other golf betting sites put seven-day expiry dates on their free bets. 

Bzeebet's Masters offer is among the best available, but the BetMGM Masters offer is also worth considering.

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Best Tennis Free Bet Offer in April 2024

BoyleSports: Bet ?10 get ?20 on mobile

BoyleSports is perhaps the strongest option if you are searching for the best free bets to place on tennis as they reward customers who place tennis accumulators with a free ?5 acca for every five multiples they place.

Furthermore, their latest sign-up offer is valid on tennis and allows new customers to get a ?20 free bet to use on tennis when they register and bet ?10 via a mobile device.  

They pride themselves on their acca offers, allowing users to either boost the price of their multiple by up to 100% for winning 14-folds or take out acca insurance to cover one leg.

The accumulator insurance means you will receive your stake back as a free bet up to ?20 if one leg of your multiple of five selections or more loses.

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Best Boxing Free Bet Offer in April 2024

Mr Play: Bet ?10 get ?15 in Free Bets

Mr Play may not be a household name in sports betting, but their sportsbook product is really slick and their 'Bet ?10 get ?15' free bet sign-up offer is open to any sports, including boxing. 

They're really making a name for themselves as one of the best boxing betting sites, evidenced by their extensive ante-post list of international bouts available to bet on. 

Their boxing markets stand out as Mr Play take common bet types from other sports, such as Draw No Bet and Double Chance, and apply them to boxing. These bet types are not commonly found on fight markets elsewhere. 

Mr Play's free bet sign up offer is straightforward and, unlike other welcome packages who offer more credit in return, the free bet credit is not too restrictive as they can be used on singles and accumulators across various sports.

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Types of Free Bets

Free betting offers come in all shapes and sizes as online bookmakers compete to attract and retain customers. Below, we break down some of the most popular free bet offers.

  1. Free Bet Credits

    Free Bet Credits

    Free bet credits are the most common type of sign-up offer on betting sites. A typical offer would be a 'Bet ?10 Get ?40' promotion; this requires you to place a qualifying bet of ?10, which in turn unlocks ?40 in free bet credits. BetMGM's sign-up offer is a prime example.

  2. Money-Back Specials

    Money-Back Specials

    Essentially this offer insures your bet by returning your stake (usually as a free bet) if your selection narrowly loses. BoyleSports offer money back as a free bet if your horse finishes second to the starting price favourite, for example.

  3. Free Bet Clubs

    Free Bet Clubs

    Most top bookmakers understand the importance of rewarding loyal customers and many offer Free Bet Clubs for existing punters. Fitzdares' loyalty programme gives customers the opportunity to earn a ?10 free bet every week.

  4. Matched Free Bet

    Matched Free Bet

    As a new player, you often get a matched free bet. It means whatever you bet, the bookmaker matches it. For example, if you bet ?10, you get a free bet of ?10. It's an easy way to get a bonus without needing to deposit a lot.

  5. Matched Deposit Bonus

    Matched Deposit Bonus

    Some new betting sites offer matched deposit bonuses, where they will match your first deposit with a bonus amount - usually a percentage of your initial deposit, such as 50%, 100%, or another specified percentage.

  6. Acca Insurance

    Acca Insurance

    Another popular betting offer is acca insurance whereby you are refunded (or given a free bet as compensation) if just one selection of your accumulator bet loses. Kwiff offer a 'Football Acca Shield' if one leg of your football accumulator fails you.

  7. First Goalscorer Insurance

    First Goalscorer Insurance

    Similarly, Some bookies offer First Goalscorer Insurance. This differs between betting sites, some will refund your stake if your player doesn't score first but scores the second goal instead, while with Spreadex you get money back as a free bet if your backed player scores last.

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Advantages and Disadvantages of Free Bet

There a few advantages and disadvantages for you to be aware of when deciding whether or not to take a free bet. 

Pros & Cons

Checkmark with green background Advantages
  • Free bets allow you to place bets and win real money without using your own money
  • You can test out new betting sites with free bets
  • Free bets allow you to test different betting strategies such as accumulator betting
  • No wagering requirements: If a free bet is successful, you can usually withdraw the winnings
X with red background Disadvantages
  • Free bets often have expiry dates, requiring you to use the free bets within a short time frame
  • Free bets may be limited to specific markets or events
  • Certain free bets come with minimum odds requirements
  • The initial stake of a free bet is not withdrawable, only the winnings

 

How to Choose the Best Free Bet 

Several factors come into play when deciding on the best free bet offers:

  • Minimum Odds: Choose bets with reasonable minimum odds for more flexibility
  • Crediting Time: Check how long you'll have to wait before receiving your free bets
  • Preferences: Make sure that the free bet can be used on sports and events you're interested in
  • Wagering Requirements: Unlike UK casinos, most sportsbook free bets don't carry wagering requirements, but double check the terms to make sure
  • Licensing: Make sure the bookmaker is licensed in the UK (all bookies mentioned on this page are fully licensed)

How Free Bets Work

Free bets are promotions offered by bookmakers. Here's a simple breakdown of how they typically work:

  1. Activation: To get a free bet, you'll usually need to make a qualifying deposit or place a specific bet
  2. Usage: You can then use your free bet to place a bet on a particular sports event or market. The bookmaker will specify where and how the free bet can be used
  3. Terms and Conditions: Be aware of conditions like minimum odds and expiration dates
  4. Crediting: Your free bet should be credited into your account once you've met the qualifying criteria
  5. Winning Withdrawal: Most sportsbook free bets do not come with wagering requirements before being able to withdraw, but check the terms to be sure

Understanding these factors will help you make the most of free bets. Always check the terms and conditions provided by the bookmaker to ensure you comply with their rules.

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Free Bet Offers vs Bonus Offers

There are a few key differences between free bet offers and bonus offers that punters should be aware of when signing up for safe betting sites.

Free Bet Offers:

  • Free bets are usually specific to sportsbook betting
  • Free bets may be linked to specific bet types. For instance, betting sites might give you a free bet which can only be used on bet builders
  • Example: NetBet offer a free ?10 bet builder when you sign up and bet ?5

Bonus Offers:

  • Bonuses can be more flexible and apply to different types of online gambling, including casino games or poker sites
  • Bonuses might include free money added to your sportsbook account, free spins in a casino, or additional funds on top of your deposit
  • Example: 10Bet offer a 50% Welcome Bonus up to ?50
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Free Bet Terms & Conditions

Making the most of free bets and other betting offers is the ideal way to extract real value from betting online, but we also recommend you pay close attention to the terms and conditions attached to each offer. Here are the most important things to look out for:

Eligibility: Free bets are mostly available only to new customers who have signed up with a betting site, or to existing customers who have met certain criteria, such as placing a certain number of bets within a given period as part of a Free Bet Club.

Time Limits: Free bets are usually only valid for a certain period. This period is usually set between seven and 30 days. If customers fail to use the free bet within the given time frame, it will expire.

Bet Restrictions: Free bets may be restricted to certain types of bets, such as single bets or accumulator bets, and may be limited to certain sports or events.

Maximum Winnings: Sometimes there is a cap on the amount that you can win from a free bet. This amount will usually be clearly outlined in the terms and conditions.

Free Bet Stake: Typically, free bet stakes will not be included in the winnings if you are successful.

Minimum Odds: Check for minimum odds requirements. Some offers may require your qualifying bets to meet a minimum price, typically evens (2.0) or greater.

Minimum Deposit: Check if there's a minimum deposit needed. Most offers require a specific amount to be lodged and staked to qualify.

Additional Terms: Always read the terms and conditions of bookmaker offers carefully to understand any additional requirements or restrictions that may apply to the free bet offer.

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Free Bets on Major Sporting Events in 2024

Bettors will be treated to two enormous sporting occasions this year with both the European Championships and the Olympics taking place in 2024. 

With both events scheduled for the summer, there are no free bet offers available specific to the Euros or the Olympics just yet, but closer to the launch dates bookmakers will be vying for custom with competitive welcome bonuses. 

Betting on Euro 2024 odds has already commenced but, as the tournament nears, free bet offers will be widely available. 

Meanwhile, in July, the best tennis betting sites in the UK will be geared up for Wimbledon, when free tennis bets will be widely available for new customers. 

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What To Bet On This Week

The world-famous Grand National goes to post on Saturday at 4pm. In one of the biggest betting heats of the year, Corach Rambler is favourite with horse racing betting apps to retain his crown, but there are many big-priced runners in the Grand National odds that will be popular with bettors.

If you are looking for a nod in the right direction regarding which horse to back in the Grand National, you can always check out our horse racing experts' Grand National tips and predictions.

You can also find out what Grand National free bets are available from the leading betting sites by clicking on the links below:

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Meanwhile, the ongoing Masters is a hugely popular betting event with golf fans, and golf betting sites are scrambling to attract new customers with their Masters betting offers.

One of the best promos available in 2024 is the BetMGM Masters offer.

In football, the race for the Premier League title continues. Man City can move to the top of the table with a victory over Luton on Saturday and our expert Simon Sinclair has picked out his football tips and predictions for this one.

Arsenal face the toughest challenge of the top three when they take on Aston Villa on Sunday, while Liverpool will be hoping to forget their Europa League horror show when they host Crystal Palace.

Make sure to check out all of our Premier League tips, predictions and free bets for all of the weekend's action.

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Remember To Bet Responsibly

Enjoy our recommended list of the best free bets by gambling responsibly with these tips:

  1. Set Limits: Establish a budget before playing
  2. Take Breaks: Maintain a healthy balance by enjoying breaks
  3. Self-Exclusion: Consider this option if you become concerned
  4. Recognise Signs: Be aware of problem gambling warning signs and seek help if needed

All licensed bookmakers must give users the option to self-exclude, which should be utilised the moment a customer realises their gambling has become harmful.

Should you wish to seek independent help for gambling-related harm, there are several charities and institutions you can turn to for support, advice and information:


The Best Free Bets UK: In Summary

This free bets guide should equip you with all the necessary information to select the betting offers that perfectly align with your preferences. 

Remember to opt for the bet offers that complement your betting style and apply them to the markets you feel most at ease and confident with.

Rest assured, all of the free bet offers listed at The Independent are from reputable, licensed and regulated betting apps

 

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Last Updated: 13th April 2024, 12:31 PM

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