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It’s Grand National time! The day when everyone including your granny has a bet. But it can be tricky to get hold of the normal betting offers on the big day.
That leads many people to ask us: Which Bookmakers are offering free bets on the Grand National?
It’s true that some bookmakers do not offer their normal signup offers on National day. But the good news is that there are other bookies that are still offering free bets on the Grand National.
Of course you don’t want to waste your time hunting around for the free bets that work. You have winners to pick! So we’ve done the hard work for you.
Here’s a list of those that are offering a free bet. If a bookmaker is not listed below, then they will not be offering any signup bonus today…
|Bet £10 Get £30 in Free Bets + 30 Free Spins|
New UK & NI customers only. 18+. Sign up using promo code ‘SPORTS60’. Deposit & place first sports bet at a minimum of £10 in one bet transaction at evens (2.0) +. £30 paid in free bets within 48 hours of bet settlement, expires 7-days after issue. Doesn’t apply to customers who place their first bet on the Virtual Grand National. E-Wallet & Prepaid Card restrictions apply. Your first bet must be settled within 60 days of bet placement. SMS validation may be required. Game restrictions apply. Maximum 30 Free Spins on selected games. Free Spins expire after 7 days. Full T&Cs apply.
Please bear in mind that bookmakers only announce their intentions for Grand National free bets in the days and weeks leading up to the race, and the changes normally only apply on Grand National day itself. So if you’re reading this on any other day of the year, then all new customer free bet offers will still be available to you as normal.
You can claim any (or all) of the free bets listed above by simply clicking the green button and spending 2 minutes registering your details. You can the claim the offer advertised, and sit back and enjoy the race!
Just like any betting sign up offer, when bookmakers give you a free bet they are normally losing money. It’s similar to when you see a buy one, get one free offer in your supermarket. There’s no way that the seller can make money if they give you two for the price of one. However, the idea is that it gets people to try the product, and hopefully if they like it they will keep coming back for more.
But when it comes to betting, many people who have a bet on the Grand National are not regular punters. In some cases they only bet once a year – on the National itself – and that’s it. So some bookies don’t want to offer a special deal to customers who they don’t feel will ever come back. Instead they offer extra places on the race itself, which is still a very popular deal.
That’s not true in all cases though. Several bookies are more generous and continue to offer a free bet on Grand National day. This is either because they have a larger budget that allows them to, or because they know their product is so good that plenty of people will decide to come back and bet on other events throughout the year as well.
You can easily see why this is the most popular horse race in the world, and one that captures the attention of an entire nation. Just take a look at some of the archive videos of classic Grand Nationals from our playlist. If this year’s race is half as memorable as some of these, then we’re in for another amazing day.