Major Sporting Events
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Events are listed within each sport and then by date. On each event page there are the latest temporary offers including event specific new customer enhanced price promos listed at the very top followed by detailed description of regular offers that run throughout the event below.
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The World Cup has become a global theater show and the whole planet now stops caring about its troubles for a month every four years to watch. The tournament is one of those rare events, like the Grand National, where everyone likes to back their home team or bet agaisnt their rivals. For this reason the bookies offers and free bets for the World Cup are huge value, visit our World Cup page for advance deals and offers through the event.
The Euros came late compared to other continental football championships but no one can argue it is now second only in prestige to the World Cup on the national stage. With little going on in June expect some fantastic betting promotions from our top betting sites, we will be listing all of the best deals both before and during the finals. On the page also find the schedule, TV, format, stats, previous winners, history and more.
Each year 32 of Europe’s best and most prestigious teams compete for the crown of Champions of Europe. Since the European Cup was re-branded to the Champions League in 1992 the tournament has become richest and most watched club football competition in the world. Clubs can earn over £10 million just for qualifying and over £30 million for winning. On our Champions League page find all the deals as well as fixtures, format, history, stats and more.
During the Cheltenham Festival expect to find some of the very best promotions available all year round for both new and existing customers. Whether you want to bet by the day or race or whack your wagers on ante-post we have every Cheltenham deal worth talking out on our Cheltenham Festival events page. Also find out information about the races including history and features to look out for around the festival
Every bookie under the sun claims to provide the best Grand National markets, odds and promotions. We know that some are certainly better than others. Don’t just throw your bet on any old nag with your usual bookie, make sure you check our Grand National betting page to find the betting sites with extra places, money back, free bets and other enhanced terms for the world biggest horse race. We’ve also got schedules, history and more.
The first two of the five ‘classics’ mark the traditional start of the flat racing season. The festival showcases the 2000 Guineas on the Saturday and 1000 Guineas on the Sunday from Newmarket. This is a proper punters event and therefore the racing loving classic bookmakers have some fantastic deals. We’ve got all of the top free bets, money back, extra places and best odds guarantee deals on our Guineas betting page. We also show you the race card, history and more.
Espom plays host to two of the oldest and most prestigious flat races in the world and two of the 5 classics, the Oaks Stakes and the Derby Stakes. The Oaks began in 1779 and the Derby a year later in 1780 and today the Derby is one of the most watched races in the world with a prize money of over £1.65M. Needless to say there are some top notch betting offers available for you to get great value form your wagers.
The five day Royal Ascot meeting is a highlight of the British social calendar and one of the oldest, first held in 1711. The event is a personal favourite of the Queen, who’s horse won the Ascot Gold Cup in 2013, and attracts punters from all social backgrounds. Famous as much for the fashion as racing Ascot host no fewer 8 group one races. With £6,580,000 available in prize money there will be plenty of top deals from the bookies throughout the 5 days.
The Goodwood festival comes around at the pinnacle of the British summer, coming just after Wimbledon there is a similar feel to both events with a theme of style in the sun. The five day meeting hosts several group races with the thoroughbred horses at the peak of season. Glorious Goodwood always lives up its name and with the over 200-year-old festival coming at a time of year when not much else happened you can guarantee some great offers and deals.
The Ebor Festival is often somewhat forgotten in the calendar until the event comes around but in fact the festival is up there with the best of them. The event boasts no less than 10 group races (three group One) as well as the richest handicap race in the whole of Europe, the Ebor Heritage Handicap, on day four. Set on an historic course at the height of the British summer this is a particular favourite for punters, you can expect some fantastic offers.
Following a three month gap from Epsom the fifth of the five classic flat races, and the only one to be held in the north of England, goes off at Doncaster on Day 4 of the festival. The St Leger Stakes is the not only the oldest ‘classic’ race (first run in 1776) it is also the longest run over 1m and 6 furlongs. Coming towards the end of the flat season this event attracts some serious betting as punters have their eye in. Get the best deals as well as the full four day race card on our St Leger page.
The European flat racing season truly goes out with a bang on British Champions Day at Ascot. The race day features four group 1 and a group 2 race that are also the finals of five categories of the British Champions Series. The day is also the richest in British racing with over £4.2 million available over the six races with £1.3M for the Champions Stakes feature race. The greatest single raceday of the year at one of the countries most spectacular courses cannot be missed.
The Cheletenham Open is seen as the official start of the National Hunt season. The 3 day meeting hosts the Gold Cup grade 3 handicap, held on the Saturday. In total the meeting features eight grade races, several listed races and loads of great long distance big field handicaps. A great informal family meeting following the flat season it gives punters an opportunity to get their eye in on the seasons best jumpers.
The Winter Festival at Kempton is better known as the traditional boxing day race meeting featuring the prestigious grade one National Hunt race, the King George VI Chase. Run on boxing day since 1947 this race has a special place in many race fans hearts coming at a time of year when we have the time to sit back and enjoy the racing. The 18 fence 3 mile race is just one of five grade races over the two days at Kempton.
If players are quick enough out of the blocks following the winter break then they can set themselves up for a fantastic season. The Australian Open wasn’t always so popular but with a move to the much bigger Melbourne Park and switch from grass to hard court in the late 1980’s the event has grown to the second highest attended tennis tournament in the world. See our Aussie Open page for promotions, information, scheduling and more history.
The second tennis grand slam of the year, The French Open at Roland Garros in Paris, is played on a clay surface. Clay is the slowest tennis surface and this tends to mean this grand slam is the most physically demanding of all, it is this title that has eluded many of Tennis big names. Find all the top tennis deals for both new and existing bettors including loyalty bonuses, money back and more as well as the schedule, format and history of the event.
The oldest major tennis tournament and the only remaining grand slam played on the faster grass courts gets under way in late June. 128 men and women compete for over £32M in prize money with over £2.2M to the men’s and women’s singles winners. Wimbledon is synonymous with style and elegance both on and off the court and promises some of the best tennis you will see in the British sunshine. Visit our page for offers, formats, history and more.
The last Grand Slam of the season and the biggest overall in terms of attendances and prize money on offer. The hardcourt tournament has been held at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Centre in New York since 1978 and is famous for its fast paced serve and volley tennis and great atmosphere. The US Open is an excellent end to the season, read our guide to find deals that can add top value to your bets with all the information you need about the US Open.
Rugby Union & League
The annual six nations is the pinnacle international rugby union tournament outside of the world cup. Contested between England, France, Ireland, Italy, Scotland and Wales the tournament is broadcast live on the BBC. Held only the weekends and over a period of 6 weeks it is clearly a tournament that focuses around fans. Expect some fantastic 6 nations betting offers throughout the tournament.
Rugby Union has only had a world cup since 1987 but in only a short space of time the event has become the most anticipated and watched event in international Rugby. The 9th incarnation will be held in Japan over 6 weeks from September to November 2019. For all the best offers, stats and information visit our rugby world cup page.
For any golfer to be seen as a true Champion they must win the Masters at least once. Prize money for the winner this year is expected to approach $2,000,000, with an overall fund around $9 Million. Needless to say this event attracts some top betting offers, see our US Masters events page to make sure you get the best value from your golf bets.
The US Open has taken on a new life in the last ten years with over half of the recent winners not coming from the USA. Despite several pretenders to the throne no one has yet matched Tiger Woods dominance since 2008. Find all of the best value promos, schedule, format, statistics, history and future venues on our US Open page.
The oldest of all the major golf championships has been running since 1860. The tournament rotates between ten courses in England, Wales and Northern Ireland and offers one of the best chances for home grown players. Visit our page to see the top pre-tournament deals as well as regular offers throughout the event.
The final of the four majors has seen a more varied history than the others. The only major event to not allow amateurs to qualify was initially a match play event first created in the same year as the PGA in 1916. A stoke play event since 1958 its been a tough one to crack for many top golfers. We’ve got all the top PGA Championship promotions and info here.
Golf is not regarded as a ‘team sport’ but the Ryder Cup certainly gives us something different. The biennial event between the US and Europe (originally Great Britain) has been running since 1927 and despite early dominance by the USA is now a far more equal and competitive competition. The next event will be held near Paris in 2018, visit our Ryder Cup page.
The PDC may have split off from the BDO 25 years ago but both are still going strong today and with two back to back World Championships each winter to look forward to it’s a real treat for darts lovers. The PDC Championship is up first from mid-December to early January (live on Sky) followed by the BDO event a few days later (Channel 4).
The World Championship remains, and will always remain, the pinnacle of world snooker. With the sport in rude health and with so many great players from around the world now in the game this years tournament has never been so eagerly anticipated. From the 21st April to 7th May visit out World Championship page and get some fantastic betting deals.
The 52nd Super Bowl will be held at The U.S. Bank Stadium, Minneapolis, Minnesota, it will be the first Championship game held at this stadium. Unfortunately for those in US Online betting is outlawed, but luckily we can still bet on the big game in the UK. For all the top promotions as well as information on how to bet, event schedule, statistics and more see our Super Bowl page.