They’re not always easy to find, but no deposit bonuses (aka free sports betting money) are the best kind of bonus available for those of us who can’t pay to play, or who prefer to test the waters before pulling out our credit cards. No deposit bonuses are a common way to get gamblers to try out or test an online casino, poker room or sports betting site.
However, most of the time, players will need to deposit and wager some of their own money for a chance to withdraw any bonus funds. This is only fair though, in our eyes!
No Deposit Bonuses
Some sportsbooks will provide either a certain amount of money in an account to place wagers with, or will provide an amount for one free bet. Typically the only requirement to be eligible for this type of bonus is that you provide all the required registration information that the sportsbook asks.
There are different stipulations with no deposit bonuses than with match bonuses. Though both bonuses usually have a rollover amount, the rollover on a no deposit bonus is normally much higher than a sign up or rollover bonus.
Depending on the sportsbook bonus offer on the table, you might be required you to make a small deposit prior to withdrawing any winnings.
Sportsbooks also offer another kind of no deposit bonus. To entice a player to place a bet after the player’s account has been inactive for a certain period of time a sportsbook might contact the player and offer a bonus if the player places a wager in the coming days or weeks.
Sign up and reload bonuses are the industry norm and the most common bonuses for online sports bettors. That said, as with any bonus, you must read all the details and requirements before accepting and playing a no deposit bonus. After all, a bonus isn’t worth a dime if you don’t meet the requirements needed to capitalize on the offer.