New betting site The Pools: BIG Racing Offers Explained

The Pools: BIG Racing Offers

Betting fans of a certain age may remember the era when The Pools were one of the biggest and best betting operators in the UK. Times may have changed from the days when “the Pools Man” came knocking at the door, but The Pools are still with us and now operate a thoroughly modern betting site, encompassing the classic football pools betting products and a comprehensive traditional sports betting site.

Sleek and intuitive to use and backed by one of the most well-respected names in the industry, The Pools is well worth a look for sports betting fans. New players will find themselves off to a flying start courtesy of the excellent welcome offer; Simply stake £10 to receive £10 in Free Bets and a bumper 100 Free Spins!

The added value doesn’t end with the sign-up deal, with a host of ongoing promotions helping to ensure that existing players also receive a little extra bang for the betting buck. Racing fans, in particular, are well-catered for, with the site offering Best Odds Guaranteed on all UK and Irish Racing, a steady stream of Extra Place races, and the hugely popular BIG Racing Offers.

How Does "BIG Racing Offers" Work?

To qualify for this deal, simply navigate to the BIG Racing Offers section of the site and place a win single bet, of £5 or more, on any of the qualifying races listed on the page. You will then receive a Free Bet as follows:

  • Stake £20 or more to receive a £5 Free Bet -
  • Stake £10 or more to receive a £2 Free Bet -
  • Stake £5 or more to receive a £1 Free Bet -

Your Free Bet will be credited to your account within 30 minutes of the race result and is valid for 7 days from the date of issue. Also, keep an eye out for special “Double Reward” races at major meetings such as the Royal Ascot Festival, which award a £10 Free Bet for a stake of £20 or more, a £4 Free Bet for a Stake of £10 or more, and a £2 Free Bet for a Stake of £5 or more.

As with all promotions, there are a number of terms and conditions in place, with the following, in particular, worth being aware of.

  • Single Bets only. If an each ways single bet is placed, only the win portion will count towards the promotion. -
  • ”Race Winner” market only. -
  • Cashed-out bets and non-runners do not count towards promotion. -
  • Offer available once per person per race. -
  • Free Bet Stake not included in any returns. -

See The Pools site for a full list of terms and conditions.

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18+. New customers only. Min deposit £20. Max One £10 Free Bet. Min turnover £20. Qualifying Bets must be placed at odds of 1/1 (2.00) or greater. Paid as bonus token with Min 4/5 (1.80) odds req. T&Cs apply.


18+ New Accounts Only. Min stake £10. Max Refund £100. refunds as Free bets. Win or or win part of E/W single bets only. Exclude multiple & ante post bets. Excludes multiple bets such as lucky 15s etc. Applies to cash stakes only. Free bets must be used in their entirety and to be credited within 24 hours. Full T&C's apply.


18+ New UK Customers. Must bet £10 in total on accas with 4+ legs, min odds 3/1 (4.0). £20 credited as 4x £5 Free Bets, valid for 7 days on selected bets only, stakes not returned. Restrictions & T&Cs apply.


Add a bet to your betslip with the minimum stake of £10 and tick “promotion opt in” on the betslip before placing your bet. Once accepted we’ll credit you with a £10 free bet. Minimum odds on qualifying bet 1/1 (2.0). Your qualifying bet must be placed within 7 days after claiming the offer. Ends 31/12/24 at 23:59 GMT. Full T&Cs Apply.


18+ New customers only. Opt in & bet £10+ via mobile on any sports at 2.00+ odds within 7 days. No Cash out. Get 3x £10 Free Bets on selected markets. Free bets expire in 7 days. Card payments & Apple Pay only. T&Cs apply. | Please gamble responsibly


New players only | Maximum bonus is 100% up to £100 | Min. deposit is £20 | No max cash out | Wagering is 35x bonus | Maximum bet with an active bonus is £5 | Skrill & Neteller deposits excluded | Cashback applies to deposits where no bonus is included | T&C's apply


Full T&Cs apply. New UK customers only. The qualifying bet should be either a Single or Acca (2+ selections) bet, start at £10, have 1.9 or greater odds and must be settled within 7 days of sign-up. 5 Free bets which must be placed with a min odds of 2 include: 1 x £10 Free bet on any Pre-match Football game (single); 1 x £10 Free Bet for Horse Racing (single); 1 x £10 Free Bet for Acca (min 2 selections) Bet on any sport; 1 x £10 Free Bet for Acca (min 3 selections) Bet on any sport; 1 x £10 Free Bet for Acca (min 4 selections) Bet on any sport. Max payout – £500. 7 day expiry. To unlock the offer, complete the first deposit via the banking app (Open banking). 18+.


New UK/IE customers . Place your first Football bet as an Accumulator (minimum four selections) and AK Bets will boost the return by 25% in the form of a Free Bet up to a value of £100. 18+"