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Gold, Silver and Bronze medals of online bookmakers


We bring you the Gold, Silver and Bronze medals of online bookmakers, as we take a look the three bookmakers who are creating a wave amongst UK punters.

We’ve all seen the television ads before the big football matches as Ray Winston cracks out the latest odds on the football, it seems that anyone and everyone has an online betting account. With this increased online and offline spend, bookmakers are now offering plenty of incentives for customers as the marketplace becomes increasingly competitive.

To attract customers, bookmakers use free bets to entice potential clients and punters to bet with them. We have picked out the top three who we feel offer the best customer experience for punters.

Our Gold medal goes to Bet365. Bet365 are one such bookmaker which offer a superb introductory offer of £200 for all new customers. This Stoke based bookie has a superb site and
offers everything the online punter would require. Bet365 free bets, literally thousands of betting markets to
choose from, a live streaming service, which features games from across Europe,
which includes German  Bundesliga, Italian Serie A, Dutch and French football games, and other sports including Wimbledon, PDC Darts and Cricket Internationals.

This creates an overwhelming experience which means that punters can actually watch all the
action live online as they place their bets.

Those betting on the move can also download their very responsive mobile betting application, which is a breeze to use on android, iphone and blackberry platforms.

Bet365 have decades of online experience and we’ve found them to be the best bookmaker online at the moment.

Currently hot on their heels is Paddy Power, who are creating a storm with their online advertising campaign and take our silver medal spot.

 Their ‘We Hear You’ catchphrase can be heard on televisions up and down the country as their amiable approach to betting catches the psyche of many a shrewd punter. Of course, there are Paddy Power
free bets
to pick up on the way, with £250 on offer for those wishing to bet with this popular Irish bookie.

Paddies, as they are known, have also embraced social media, in particular facebook, with over
70,000 fans they have a window of opportunity to get their offers out there. Punters who give them a ‘like’ automatically opt in for the famous ‘Paddy Power Money Back Special’ and there are exclusive deals to be had for all facebook fans, which are open for a limited time only.

This normally includes better prices on specific teams or events, which is very attractive to punters who are on the search for the best possible price for their selection online.

As you would expect, their website has everything any online punter would need, as they offer daily cashback specials, money back guarantees and a very humourous Paddy Power blog
where you can gain snippets of news and some very interesting advice!

All in all, Paddies definitely put the fun back into betting and they’re appeal is obvious. A  very polished bookmaker to add to your online betting account portfolio.

Taking our bronze medal is Ladbrokes , who once again are embracing online and offline media with their aggressive television marketing campaign and social media updates.

There’s still the  Ladbrokes free bets on offer with up to £50 to be claimed for new punters, which is a very attractive incentive to sign up to one of the UK’s most well known gaming brands.

Of course, Ladbrokes have plenty of things going for them, including the ability to bet on literally thousands of markets, and they also have access to live streaming, in particular horse racing, as they beam races from courses up and down the country, which enhances the overall betting experience of online punters.

Their mobile application is gaining increasing praise due to its ease of use, and with the
ability to bet on the go through android, iphone and blackberry platforms, including ipad, Ladbrokes are definitely up there with the best and deserve third spot on our bookmaker podium.