888Sport Improve Value Of Free Bet Offer
August 1, 2017
Online bookmaker 888Sport made a big change to it’s signup offer yesterday. The firm ditched its long-standing ‘Treble Odds’ promotion in favour of a more standard bet £10 get £30 free bet incentive. It’s good news for matched bettors who haven’t yet opened an account, as the new offer has more value. It’s also a more straightforward proposition, making it easier to complete and more accessible to matched betting newbies.
New 888Sport Welcome Offer
The 888Sport Free Bet has a fairly simple mechanic that will be familiar to most matched bettors. You must place a minimum £10 real cash bet at odds of 1/2 (1.5) or greater to trigger the release of the free bets. By meeting the qualifying criteria, you’ll be given two £10 free bets, a £10 free bet for use on mobile and a £10 casino bonus too.
As with many bookmaker offers, accounts funded with Neteller or Skrill will not qualify, so please be aware of this if you plan on taking advantage of the promotion. Another consideration to make is that the casino bonus comes with a 30x playthrough requirement. However, the £30 of free bets are credited in the standard Stake Not Returned (SNR) format, so any winnings from the free bets are paid in real cash and can be withdrawn.
Why The New 888Sport Offer Is Good For Matched Betting
The old Treble Odds offer was used to ‘arb’ a £15 profit but did require a bit of extra working out, making it slightly daunting to novice matched bettors. The bet £10 get £30 in free bets offer is far more straightforward, which opens it up to newcomers that can use standard techniques to lock-in a profit.
The matched betting value is now much better at around £23. This figure takes into account the likely qualifying loss on your initial bet and the retention value of each free bet token. On top of this, the casino bonus is a nice sweetener to the deal. Thirty times wagering may seem steep but it is possible to win off this part of the offer and boost your overall takings.