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Bet there weren’t many people thinking that Newcastle would be one of only two unbeaten teams in the Premier League after ten matches, huh? Well, Alan Pardew has really done  a great job with the Magpies, who have the best defensive record in the Premier League so far. The mean Magpies have conceded just six goals on the season, two fewer than league leaders Manchester City. Pretty remarkable really, and more fascinating would be the outcome of the scenario of seeing Newcastle beat Stoke on Monday night. This is because, with another three points under their belt, Newcastle would move up into third place, overtaking Chelsea and sitting just one point behind Manchester United. The Magpies ran out 1-0 winners over Wigan in their last Premier League outing, and while they haven’t faced any of the three teams above them before Monday night’s match, they have held both Arsenal and Spurs to a draw. So there is a big buzz about the Toon Army this season and rightly so, and they will head to Stoke in search of that big three points. As for Stoke, they are in mid-table, just where everyone expected them to be, winning three, drawing three and losing three. Stoke have made the Britannia Stadium a very difficult place for teams to go to over the past couple of seasons, and they are unbeaten there so far this season, including a win over Liverpool there, and a 1-1 draw against Manchester United. Stoke have been struggling for goals though this season, managing just seven in their nine games, and while they are generally tough to break down themselves, they haven’t offered much going forward. So Stoke v Newcastle Premier League betting is going to be interesting on Monday night, and online bookmaker Paddy Power have a great Money Back Special running for the match.

We have seen a flurry of red cards lately, with Chelsea, Arsenal and Bolton being the worst offenders with three red cards a piece in the Premier League this season, but Paddy Power are hoping that there won’t be one at the Britannia Stadium on Monday night. If there is a Red Card in the Stoke v Newcastle match, then Paddy Power will pay out refunds on all losing First Goalscorer, Last Goalscorer, Correct Score and Scorecast singles placed on the match. While neither side have seen a Red Card this season, both have racked up 18 yellow cards so far. This Money Back Special offers some great insurance for your Monday night football betting. In the First Goalscorer Market for example, Newcastle’s top scorer Demba Ba is priced at 13/2 to open the scoring, while Stoke’s Peter Crouch is 6/1 favourite. So there are good options for value in this market, all covered by the Paddy Power Money Back Special which will pay out refunds if a Red Card is shown. A 1-1 draw in the Correct Score market is the favourite outcome priced at 5/1 with the bookie. So good options, great value in Stoke v Newcastle betting at Paddy Power. The popular bookie offers a free £50 bet as a sign up bonus for new customers registering an account. Paddy Power will match the value of your first bet with a free bet up to the maximum of £50! Stoke won both Premier League encounters against Newcastle last season, beating the Magpies 4-0 at the Britannia.

Stoke v Newcastle Betting Odds
Stoke to win 6/5, Draw 9/4, Newcastle to win 12/5 at Paddy Power


October 31st, 2011 / Lee A Jackson - Category: Free Bets & Promotions

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There is a great online football Money Back Special at Paddy Power for Tuesday’s Champions League Group F clash of Arsenal v Marseille. Arsenal hold a one point advantage over their French opponents at the top of the group, and so this is a crucial game for both sides. With a win, the Gunners can open a big enough margin to realistically secure themselves top spot with ease. Marseille need the three points to try and earn themselves a two point lead which would put them in the ascendancy for the final two group matches. So this is going to be the crunch game of the group, but Arsenal should be able to take a lot of heart from their battling display at the Stade Velodrome on Match Day Three, when a late, late Aaron Ramsey goal stole three points for the Gunners. Now they just need to consolidate that with a win on home turf against the French side. Arsenal though have not triumphed over French opponents on home soil in their last two attempts, but their recent home form in the competition should be enough to see them get through this. Arsenal were very sloppy at the back against Olympiacos in their only home match of the Champions League so far, and there are warning signs for them back there. But the Gunners are on an eleven match unbeaten run at home in the Champions League, and they have won their last six straight there. As for Marseille, well they have won just the one match on English soil out of their last ten attempts, so good omens for the Gunners all round. They will of course be looking to goal scoring hero Robin van Persie, who netted a hat trick against Chelsea on the weekend. It is around the Dutch superstar, that online bookmaker Paddy Power have launched their Arsenal v Marseille Money Back Special.

If Robin van Persie scores the final goal of the game, then the bookie will refund all losing First Goalscorer, Last Goalscorer, Correct Score and Scorecast singles which have been placed on the match. This is great insurance because Van the Man can’t stop scoring at the moment. It means that you could look in the other good value markets for the match, and Van Persie himself is priced at 7/2 as First Goalscorer, so you could have great coverage on that with this Paddy Power Money Back Special. The Gunner’s aren’t very tight at the back, so there could be goals in this match, as they like pressing forward on the break, and an Aresnal 2-1 win is favorably priced at 7/1 in the Correct Score market. So check out the great options on the aforementioned markets, and take the insurance that the Paddy Power offer provides. The highly rated online bookmaker Paddy Power, offer a free £50 bet as a sign up bonus for new customers registering an account with them. The Bookie will match the value of your first bet on a new account, up to the value of £50 with a free bet!


October 31st, 2011 / Lee A Jackson - Category: Free Bets & Promotions

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Nice football betting promotion from online bookmaker Bodog this weekend for your Premier League betting. Place a bet on any Premier League match which is being played on Saturday or Sunday this weekend (October 29th and 30th), and if the winning goal of the match happens to be scored from the penalty spot then the bookie will refund all losing bets placed on the match, up to £100. This is some pretty decent coverage from the online bookmaker. The Bodog Penalty Special is well worth looking at, and we have some big matches over the weekend, with the big Chelsea v Arsenal match dominating the betting, the humbled Manchester United facing a tricky away trip to Everton and the league leaders, Manchester City playing Wolves again, a side Roberto Mancini’s men crushed in the Carling Cup midweek. So there are some great football betting options around this weekend, and this insurance from Bodog looks to be great value.

The online bookmaker welcomes new punters with a risk free £10 bet. Deposit and place a first bet of £10 and you’ll get the same value back if that bet happens to lose, so it’s risk free. Check out their site for more details, and take advantage of the great Bodog Penalty Special for this weekend’s Premier League betting!


October 28th, 2011 / Lee A Jackson - Category: Free Bets & Promotions

Free Bets & Promotions

Online bookmaker Stan James now offer a massive £150 in free bets for new users to their sports book. That’s right, new customers to the bookie can get their hands on this very generous welcome offer from one of the most popular bookies around. Basically the more you bet. When you open a new account with them after your place your first bet of £10 or more, Stan James will match that first bet up to the value of £10.

That really is just the start of it all, the tip of the sports betting iceberg, because after that, you will be in line to earn yourself up to £150 in free bets when you carrying on betting through the great sports book at Stan James.

Here is the tier system for earning your £150 in free bets at Stan James
Get a £10 Free bet when matching your first qualifying bet (up to £10)
Get a £20 Free bet when averaging your next two bets up to the value of £20
Get a £30 Free bet when averaging your next three bets up to the value of £30
Get a £40 Free bet when averaging your next four bets up to the value of £40
Get a £50 Free bet when averaging your next five qualifying bets (up to £50)

So if you meet the maximum value in bets on each tier of this reward program from Stan James, then you can get yourself £150 in free bets total. In order for your bets to qualify, the bets must be at odds of 1/2 or greater. So, sign up with Stan James today and you will be eligible for this great loyalty reward. What is even better about this offer, is that the qualifying bets can be placed pre-event, or even through live in play betting, so you can build your qualifying bets how you want to. Check out Stan James today for further details from this highly rated online bookmaker.


August 16th, 2011 / Lee A Jackson - Category: Free Bets & Promotions

Free Bets & Promotions

Online bookmaker Bet365 will make a great partner in your 2011 Glorious Goodwood Horse racing betting festivities. The festival in Liverpool starts on Tuesday, July 26th and concludes on Saturday, July 30th. One of the feature highlights of the festival, will be the Duel on the Downs, the big showdown between Frankel and Canford Cliffs in the 2011 Sussex Stakes. Canford Cliffs is the reigning champion, and Frankel puts his unbeaten career on the line against him. Betting for the 2011 Sussex Stakes is a shoot out between Frankel and Canford Cliffs, and should continue to gather interest ahead of Wednesday’s running. Saturday’s Nassau Stakes will be a high class running, with Misty for Me, Snow Fairy and Midday battling for supremacy there. In the showcase 2011 Stewards Cup, Hoof It has jumped to the front of betting after winning the SkyBet Dash at York, and is expected to thrash it out with Mac’s Power. There are superbly competitive cards for each day of the festival, and Bet365 is also giving you the opportunity to pick up free bets. Do your 2011 Glorious Goodwood horse racing betting at Bet365, and you will have the coverage of their 4/1 Special. If you land a winner at odds of 4/1 or great in any live race televised on the BBC or Channel 4 (and Goodwood is being covered by Channel 4), then you will win a free bet for the next race. The value of the free bet will be the value of your initial stake, and this offer gets better and better. If your free bet lands a winner also at 4/1 or greater, then you get another free bet, and so on and so on. This is superb horse racing betting coverage for you to enjoy and would fully take advantage of it, especially when you see the likes of Hoof It trading at around 7/1 favourite. Along with the Bet365 4/1 special, there is also the coverage from the Best Odds Guaranteed at Bet365. This means that if you take an early board price in ante post betting, and the starting price of your selection is greater, you will be paid out the higher odds, so you won’t lose out. All in all, horse racing betting at Bet365 really is excellent. For new customers registering an account, there is a £200 free bet welcome bonus to enjoy as well, so if you need to sign up to take advantage of the Bet365 4/1 horse racing special, then you have that on your side as well. While this promotion runs for Glorious Goodwood, it is an offer which runs throughout the year from Bet365, on any live televised race at the BBC or Channel 4. It is time to get in the saddle with Bet365 for your horse racing betting.

See our full 2011 Glorious Goodwood Betting Preview Guide here

 


July 23rd, 2011 / Lee A Jackson - Category: Free Bets & Promotions

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Online bookmaker SkyBet are ready to reward you for your loyalty during January 2011. Yes, the ever popular online bookmaker is giving away free bets for the month, and even if you are not a customer yet, you can still sign up and opt in. This is a great offer, and it goes like this. Every day that you have a £10 bet with SkyBet you will earn yourself a loyalty stamp. Collect five of these stamps in the same manner and you will be given a free £5 bet. What more could you want? That is free money to do your betting with! You can’t lose by betting with free money! So head on over to SkyBet today and see the wealth of features that they have available on their website, along with their extremely extensive sports book. You’re not going to have much trouble meeting the requirements to earn your stamps, as SkyBet are extremely competitive with their prices right throughout their sports book. SkyBet has variety and value! The online bookmaker also runs great football betting specials that are always worth taking a look at, such as Daily Double bets for enhanced prices and their Super 6 prediction game. The SkyBet website is loaded with features such as news, radio, micro sites for big sporting events, celebrity blogs and some of the most extensive forms and stats guide available. As they are giving away free bets just for you doing your regular betting, now is as good a time as any to enjoy your sports betting at SkyBet. Start earning your SkyBet loyalty stamps today!

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January 4th, 2011 / Lee A Jackson - Category: Free Bets & Promotions

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Want to know where to go to get some of the best football betting promotions for the Man Utd v Liverpool fixture on Sunday? Time to look at what the online bookmakers are doing for this match. Football betting promotions are worth looking at, simply because they offer a little extra coverage on your stakes, should a certain event play out, such as a draw. Just by shopping around, you are able to make the most of your betting with cash back and free bet promotions. Some online bookmakers have rolled out Man Utd v Liverpool betting specials, while some have ongoing football betting promotions to enjoy. Here is a break down of where to go to make the most of your betting for Sunday’s big Premier League clash.

Paddy Power

They are running a Luck of the Draw football betting promotion for the Man Utd v Liverpool match. Of course, Paddy Power are well known for rolling out great promotions on their betting site, and it usually is one of the first ports of call that you go to in order to see what exciting offer they have going for the big match. Here, if the big match at Old Trafford on Sunday finishes as a score draw, then you will be in line for refunds on lost stakes if you have lost bets on the 1st or Last Goal Scorer, Correct Score or Scorecast markets. Paddy Power also run an ongoing Accumulator Cash back offer for their football betting, and any fourfold or greater accumulator which is winning at half time and then loses at full time, will get a stake refund as well. There is also a £50 sign up bonus for new customers as well to be enjoyed with this popular online bookmaker.

SportingBet

Up there with Paddy Power in terms of running football promotions on big matches. For the Man Utd v Liverpool betting, they have a Red Card Refund offer happening. This is always a highly charged match, and with Torres always giving Vidic a hard time, and the less than perfectly timed tackles of Paul Scholes and Joe Cole, plus the temper of one Wayne Rooney all in the melting pot, you can almost sense the ref reaching into his pocket. Will a player see red on Sunday? If they do, then you will get a refund on all losing bets on 1st or Last Goal Scorer markets, correct score or Scorecast markets. A great site to go to in order to do your football betting, SportingBet really deliver a great service. They constantly come up with good free bet promotions like this and they are well worth signing up for, especially at the moment as their welcome offer has been raised to £50 from the normal £25 until the end of September. A great time to sign up with this highly recommended online bookmaker.

Stan James

The online bookmaker constantly run a Goalscorer Promotion on any and all football markets priced up on their website. The Stan James refund offer concerns any match which ends in a 0-0 draw, and if you have lost a stake on any Goalscorer on a match that finishes in goal less stalemate, then you will get your stake back. A nice little deal this one, and for such a big name in UK betting, Stan James runs a wonderful betting site. As well as good football promotions and great prices, you can also get a free £25 bet when you sign up for a new account with them.

Totesport

Worth spending some time at Totesport for the Man Utd v Liverpool match, as they are pushing some great enhanced prices for the big match. For example, the selection of Man Utd and Chelsea both to win is 20/21, Man Utd and Chelsea both to win to Nil is 11/4, and Liverpool and Chelsea both to win is 19/5. These are nice enhanced prices over taking individual match odds on those same markets. Totesport are great for running enhanced prices on football betting and so it makes sense to take a good look at what is on offer there in their extensive football markets. For new customers, there is an offer of a £25 free bet on new accounts up for grabs.

Bet365

One of the most highly recommended online betting sites, this excellent bookmaker has ongoing football promotions. First of all there is their Bore Draw offer, in which refunds of lost stakes will be given on Correct Score, Half Time/Full Time or Scorecast bets. There is also a great accumulator bonus to be enjoyed at Bet365. You can earn a bonus of up to 100% on your returns if you land an accumulator of a treble or bigger. The bigger the accumulator which you land, the bigger the percentage bonus will be on your returns. You can also get the rare offer of Unlimited Places on First Scorer each way bets. What this means, is that if you have an each way bet on a First Goalscorer market, Bet365 will pay out if that players hits the back of the net any time during the 90 minutes (at 1/3 odds). Top off these great offers from a leading bookmaker with a welcome bonus offer of up to £200, then you really can explore, enjoy and make the most of your Man Utd v Liverpool betting and beyond.


September 17th, 2010 / Lee A Jackson - Category: Free Bets & Promotions

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There’s been an exciting development at Paddy Power this season, with the Irish bookmaker thinking outside the box to come up with their ‘Last Man Standing’ competition. Customers pay £10 to enter and have to predict a Premier League team that will win each weekend. If their prediction is correct, then they go through to the next week, although the team(s) that you have previously picked are now unavailable. Each competition continues until there’s only one person left and they will scoop a minimum £10,000 guaranteed prize fund. However, it’s likely to be much larger than that with the event starting to get increasingly popular.

Therefore, you might start off with a Manchester United or Chelsea, although there are pros and cons to selecting these teams right away. Naturally, the top two in the Premier League stand the best chance of winning matches this season, although if you’re prepared to take a risk or two at an early juncture, then you could be selecting the Red Devils or the Blues when other contestants have to decide between a Stoke, a Fulham or even a Bolton.

Paddy Power also give you the option to include the draw on one particular week. For example, you might have gone for Blackburn and the draw last week against Liverpool. However, it’s not worth going for the draw insurance in the first week of the competition as the bookie will give you a free entry into a new competition if you go out in the first round.

Therefore, I have gone for Birmingham City against West Ham as my first pick in the competition. Alex McLeish’s team are looking good at the moment and perhaps I can take advantage of their winning run before it comes to an end. That will leave me with the big teams over Christmas and hopefully Aston Villa can produce an upset at Old Trafford or Chelsea can keep stuttering at home to Everton.

Paddy Power also give you the chance to set up private ‘Last Man Standing’ tournaments with your friends, which is the same idea as playing a freeroll poker tournament. However, like the public competitions, it pays to think long-term when playing against other people. While some of the hot favourites might look enticing now, it is great to have the top teams still available for selection after a handful of weeks. These competitions generally involve hundreds of players so you’ll have to stay in for over 10 weeks to get your hands on the loot!

Everyone’s favourite Irish firm (unless you prefer Boylesports) have also come up with an exciting cashback special on the Liverpool v Arsenal match this Sunday. Steven Gerrard and Cesc Fabregas are two of the best midfielders in the world and, if either of them score the last goal of the game, they will refund all losing First / Last Goalscorer, Correct Score and Scorecast singles on the match.


December 10th, 2009 / Dave Hanson - Category: Free Bets & Promotions

Bookmaker News

Among our favourite bookmakers to deal with are bet365, who are getting bigger and better every year. They are one of the world’s leading online gambling groups and have over 3 millions customers in 200 different countries. Over 1000 people are now employed by bet365 and they currently rank as the UK’s 7th largest private company.

There is plenty to like about bet365, who offer all new customers a 100% deposit bonus when they register. However, while lots of other bookmakers also provide generous starter offers, the Stoke-on-Trent company take other great lengths to offer customers a top-class service.

Over 5,000 events streamed live every year

It’s the free live streaming of sporting events that has been making waves for bet365 in 2009. In October, the bet365 website was the only place where UK customers could watch Ukraine v England completely free of charge. That is just the tip of the iceberg, with this bookmaker showing over 5,000 events every year. A cursory glance at the site reveals that they are planning to stream soccer, tennis, basketball, volleyball, badminton, darts and snooker in the next seven days.

However, let’s not forget that bet365 are a bookmaker first and an online sports channel second! Therefore, you can expect all of the live streamed events to have accompanying live odds and its In-Play betting which is the real jewel in the bet365 crown. It appears as though they aim to be covering at least one event at any given time, so you will find live betting at bet365 at least 80% of the time when you visit the website.

Check out the 100% Euro Soccer Accumulator

Whether you’re betting before or during an event, you will find competitive odds at bet365, whose football coverage is very impressive. Leagues from around the world are covered in a comprehensive fashion and we found an excellent promotion available for the Premier League, Serie A, Primera Liga, Bundesliga 1 and Champions League. If you like placing accumulator bets, then bet365 will pay you a bonus on top of any winnings that you receive. Customers can get a 5% bonus for a winning treble, while there is 10% added to a winning 5-fold. If you really fancy striking it rich, there is a whopping 100% bonus available for a winning 14-fold!

We also unearthed two more football offers at bet365, something that’s easy to miss with the live streaming and in-play odds occupying so much of the homepage. The Bore Draw Money Back promotion means that you get insurance from a match finishing 0-0. Any correct score, HT / FT or Scorecast bets are refunded on a soccer game if there are no goals. It’s ideal if you think a match is going to be tight and want to back 1-0 to either team, while a correct score multiple bet also means that bet365 is a welcoming place to visit.

Finally, for those of us that like football stats, it’s well worth checking these out at bet365. In the left-hand menu, you can launch ‘Soccer Stats’ and fill your boots with football data. It’s especially good for judging a team’s form and also for analysing total goals bets.

Click here to open a bet365 account today and enjoy a first-class football service.

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November 10th, 2009 / Dave Hanson - Category: Bookmaker News

Free Bets & Promotions

Back Your League Team!
Backing your team can really pay off with 888Sport as they are offering a free £10 bet when you sign up with them and put your money where your loyalties rest. You will no doubt have a favourite football team which you regularly back with your bets, so here is a chance to earn some rewards for choosing your team. After you have deposited a minimum of £10 into your account, and have selected “Your Team”, you will be on the way to your reward.

All that is needed to qualify for the free bet is for you to back your team by making a wager of at least £10 (which can be done in the form of smaller, multiple bets). If you lose that bet, then 888Sport will refund the stake for you. This is limited to a maximum of £10, and the bet needs to be above evens, but it certainly could be a nice bonus for seeing your team lose, if you’ve backed them to win!

This applies for teams from the English Premier League, Scottish Premier League, Spanish La Liga, French Lique 1 & German Bundesliga. You only have until the end of August 2009 to take advantage of the Choose Your Team promotion.

Want even more rewards for signing up and Choosing Your Team? Then read on…

Free Champions League Bet
You can also get a free £5 bet on the outright winners of the Champions League, when you make a £10 bet or more on the outright winner of a league. This does not have to be the team you have chosen as your own, but you need to have chosen your team to opt in to the promotion. Once you have made the bet you’ll get rewarded with the Free Champions League £5 bet.

Free Team Shirt!
Yes, 888Sport will give you a team shirt of your choice! This can be claimed when you have wagered over £250 during the course of four separate weeks. This offer expires on October 31 and applies to games from the above mentioned leagues as well as full international matches. Once that is done you will get your team shirt in the mail!

£50 in Free Bets
Sign up for a new account, Choose Your Team, and claim money for free bets too! It is as easy as that to be eligible for all these rewards. When you place a bet of a minimum of £15, 888Sport will credit you £15. Make nine more bets of at least £15 and you will get another £15. Place 5 more bets, again of a £15 minimum and you will gain £20 free. All of these rewards are in the form of 888Sport bet tokens, for you to use on their site.

With these being time limited offers from 888Sport, they will need to be snapped up quickly. Choose your team and start earning your rewards today!


August 22nd, 2009 / Lee A Jackson - Category: Free Bets & Promotions










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