Guide to Online Football Betting

If you are thinking about betting online on Premiership games, remember that most online betting companies will give you an introductory offer where they match the money on your first bit. Most betting sites offer free football bets as a way for them to increase their customer base as they hope that will continue to use them for all future betting. For the small price having to enter your contact details and being sent all the latest deals and offers that each respective company is trying to lure you in with, you can get a free bet usually ranging from £5 to a generous £25 depending on how much you spend. So if you shop around and have a look at what deals each online betting company are offering you, you will be able to bet on upcoming Premiership fixtures at their expense.

Each online bookie offers a different introductory deal, and they are all competing with each other to attract as many potential customers as possible. When you register for an account you will receive your voucher for a free bet of an amount specified by the betting site, and often if you bet with them a certain number of times they will offer you even more freebies. You have little to lose if you only take up the online bookie with their introductory offer and never use them again, and it is a good way to make Saturday afternoon’s a little bit more exciting and maybe even bag yourself a few quid. Sites such as Big Free Bet have even done all the leg work for you already, giving you an overview of the offers out there. Here are some of the more generous ones:

Paddy Power offers new customers a free £20 bet if they bet £10, so they are giving you a bet worth twice as much again to bet on a football match of your choice.

Bet 365 are one of a number of online bookmakers who offer to match your initial deposit and double your bet, which they do up to the value of a massive £200. have a special offer for new members in that they will give you £50 free, which is given in instalments starting with £15 once you bet £15 of your own money.

Sky Bet like a number of online betting sites will match your first bet up to the value of £10 after you register and place a single or each way sports bet on the site.

Before you sign up with any online bookmakers it is always worth checking the small print, as in the terms and conditions it will tell you exactly what you’re entitled to and how much you have to spend to qualify for certain offers. Some of the offers aren’t actually as tempting as they first appear, but most of them are well worth investigating and if you are prepared to bet a small amount up front, most companies will match your bet. If you are clever enough you can even make a small amount of money through matched betting, which involves matching your bet on one site with a lay bet on a betting exchange. But if you’re just looking to have some fun, check out the various online bookies and take advantage of their introductory deals right now.