The bookmaking world has changed somewhat for the better during the internet age. The comfy position once held by – what was then – the high street bookies is no more, as they now have plenty of online competition from new companies and new brands, all fighting for our custom.
There was a time when the high street bookies could take out custom for granted, but now they have to fight for it, otherwise, we will be off to one of these new companies, or brands.
This has resulted in an unprecedented amount of freebies and money back specials, and William Hill are now one of the front runners in the battle for our custom with their money back specials, or cash backs (as they are also known).
Here is a selection of some of the money back specials you can now get from your William Hill account….
Money Back If You Miss By One On 6 Or More Team Acca! – Place a football Accumulator of six or more selections and if you miss by one, William Hill will give you your stake back in the form of a free bet.
Maximum refund is £/€50.00, and only applies to 90 minute betting in the outright match betting markets (win/draw/lose). All bets have to be placed pre match.
Goal Scorer 2nd Chance Money Back – If your chosen First Goal Scorer doesn’t score first, but goes on to score the second goal, William Hill will refund your losing stake as a free bet.
The maximum free bet refund is £/€50.00 per match, per customer. Bets must be placed pre match.
Bore Draw Insurance Money Back 0-0 – If your match finishes 0-0, William Hill will refund losing Correct Score and Double Result bets on that match, as a Free Bet.
Again, the maximum amount of refund is £/€50.00 per match, per customer, and only applies to pre match bets.
On top of all of these regular offers, there is also a £25.00 Free Bet available to new customers opening a William Hill account.
This is also a free matched bet. What this means is (providing you meet the qualifying criteria) you get a £25.00 Free Bet no matter what happens, which we like more. As opposed to one of these ‘we’ll give you a free bet if your first bet loses’ offers, which we are not that keen on.
To get the maximum £25.00 Free Bet, you just need to place a £25.00 qualifying bet on a selection at odds greater than 1/2 (1.5). Once you receive your free bet, you have 7 days to use it before it expires.
Also, as is becoming the trend with bookmakers these days in response to the betting exchanges, William Hill have started to give punters the ‘Cash Out’ option.
What this means is if you have backed Chelsea to beat Manchester City at Even money, and Chelsea go 1-0 up, you will have the option to cash out your bet, meaning you are guaranteed a profit no matter how the match ends.
You can cash out at any time (usually up until the 85th minute), but obviously if you cash out before your bet is winning, you will lose. You also won’t win as much by cashing out, as you would if you let your bet run to completion. But you are eliminating the risk if you cash out when in front.
You can open a William Hill account and claim your free bet here.
Before placing any bets always check the terms and condition, as they are subject to change.