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No deposit betting offers have come to the fore as an attraction for gamblers in the more recent years, with most of the major bookmakers and online casinos offering freebies to customers, especially new ones.

New signup would typically come across a no deposit bet or free spin depending on the site they check into. As the name suggests, such a bet or spin does not require the user to deposit any of his or her own cash while giving them the opportunity to win very real money. In most cases, the original stake can’t be claimed when winnings are being withdrawn but there are still a few sites that allow for such. While users won’t be asked to put any of their own money down when a free bet or spin is involved, they’ll likely be asked for card details for future reference in the belief that they will keep coming back to make bets or play various games.

No deposit bets and free spins are clearly more attractive yet a number of online bookies have equally wholesome offers that do require a small deposit. Coral is a multi-channel bookmaker offering such deals and the company is one of the oldest and most popular names on the sports betting scene. There are over 1,800 Coral betting shops across the United Kingdom and they are just as present online with both their website and mobile app handing bettors several avenues for taking advantage of odds. They also provide live streaming for punters who’ve placed a stake.

The entity now operates in over 130 countries and has actually been online for 20 years. Gamblers appreciate the wide live streaming options provided, as well as the remarkable welcome bonuses. On the other hand, Coral can only be used from so many countries while withdrawals can take some time and the terms and conditions on free bets can be a bit long.

One of their more popular offers comes in the form of the “Coral Bet £10 Get £30.” The promotion simply requires the registration of a new account by an individual aged 18 or older, the placing of an initial bet of £1 Win or £10 Each-way at odds of 1/2 (1.100) or greater. The new customer will also need to complete a verification process, which would put them in line to receive a 3x£10 free betting bonus, contingent on terms and conditions.

This deal is great for inexperienced bettors and leaves them with £30 in free bets. The terms and conditions are pretty straightforward; the amount must be wagered in full while customers will have seven days to use it. This offer presents a much lower risk but the returns won’t be as high as they would be with a normal bet as they come in installments of £10.

The bookmakers also have a £50 welcome bonus offer available for new customers, which requires a £10 stake and is eligible for a host of slots, tables, and live casino games.

Below are a few more of the welcome offers listed on Coral’s website:

GET £20 IN FREE BETS WHEN YOU BET £5

Fancy £20 in free bets?

Simply sign up today and place a £5 on any sport and Coral will give you an instant £20 in free bets.

It works like this:

1. Open a new online, mobile or telephone account with Coral.

2. Deposit and bet £5 on any sport.

3. Coral will give you an instant four x £5 free bets.

Your account will be topped up automatically as soon as you place your bet. All we ask is that you choose a sports market at odds of 1/2 (1.5) or bigger.

FREE-To-Play WIN UP TO £25K

To enter, simply…

· Tap ‘Play Racing Super Series’ to launch the game

· Log in to your Coral account

· Pick one horse to Place in each of the selected races and tap ‘Enter’

Once entered, you can enjoy the action on Coral Live Stream as soon as the racing’s underway.

If all your horses place, you could win our guaranteed £25,000 Prize-Pool – the more people play, the bigger it gets!

If you’re the only player to correctly back a placing horse in every race – you’ll win the entire Prize Pool. If there is more than one winner, the prize-pool will be split equally.

The above are just a few of the many deals up for grabs from the aforementioned bookies.

As mentioned previously, there could be a delay when it comes to making a withdrawal but it’s likely that aspect could be on the mend in due time because of advancements in technology. Instant online payouts have been enjoyed by gamblers for quite some time and improvements will keep rolling in. New services like blockchain could make cash transactions lightning quick and the advent is being explored by a number of companies.

Online bookmakers and casinos have been making investments with the aim of improving their products and services. They must have really paid off these last few months as lockdowns were implemented worldwide and most persons were unable to leave home, especially not for such activities. Apart from upgrades pertaining to depositing and withdrawing, consideration will always be given to the look and feel of the product, as well as how accessible it is. Focus is being placed on the mobile side of gambling and gamified casino activities. Smartphones have made it so that players could enjoy such activities while they’re on the move or if a computer just isn’t available.

In short, companies are keen on making things as easy as possible for customers. No deposit offers and spins go a long way into attracting new customers but existing users should also be catered to – factors such as ease of use, speedy transactions, and security should also be at the forefront. Virtual Reality could be the standard for online casinos in time to come, with the tech having already rolled out.