William Hill - £20 free bet
"William Hill "
William Hill is one of the top four UK bookmakers and has a huge presence both online and on the high street. They have been in the betting business for over 70 years and serve over half a million customers each week. Their presence on the London Stock Exchange and the FTSE250 list means that they are one of the most trusted bookies today.
Sports events covered by William Hill
There are 23 sporting options to bet on including the popular horse racing, greyhound racing, football, cricket, golf, motor racing, rugby and tennis. There is also a few less popular selections such as hurling, ice hockey and Gaelic football plus a number of American sports as well. William Hill offers the best odds on all UK horse racing fixtures and it is this sport that attracts most of the customers to the site.
In addition to the list of sports, you can also bet on events such as the 2008 WSOP main table, the US presidential elections in 2008 and 2012, UK political questions and TV specials such as the X Factor and Strictly Come Dancing. These specials change throughout the year however there is always something in the category.
Bets accepted by William Hill
William Hill accepts all types of single bets, multiple bets, forecast and tricast bets and each-way bets. For example you can place singles, doubles, trebles and accumulators plus trixies, patents, Yankees, Lucky 15, 31 and 63, Heinz and Goliaths. All of the accepted bets are explained fully if you search the help section for 'bets explained'. You can also place live bets on events that have already started.
Other areas of the William Hill website
Although William Hill are known for their sports betting, they also have a casino, a poker area, a games area, a live Vegas casino, skill games and bingo on the site. In the casino you can play slot machines, roulette, video poker and a range of popular card games. The same applies to the live Vegas casino except that in this area you are playing against other members of the site. The games room includes spin the wheel, crazy golf and virtual horses while the skill games include backgammon, gin rummy, dominos and solitaire.
Free Bets and bonuses Information
William Hill offer regular promotions and free bet offers which vary from time to time. The exact amounts awarded depend on the value of your initial deposit though. You only need one account to play in all of the areas on the website and once it is funded you can bet the money anywhere you like. Funding options include Visa, MasterCard and the other UK debit cards, MoneyBookers, PayPal, click and buy, click-2-pay and NetTeller.
William Hill summary
Being one of the biggest online bookmakers, William hill offers everything from 20+ sports to bet on through to a live casino. They offer good sign up incentives and different promotions throughout the site. Their long history makes them a very safe bet for first time bettors both online and on the high street.