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Bet365 Bonus Code 2015

The Bet365 Bonus Code for May 2015 is PBONUS (good for all bet365 products)

Current bonuses at bet365 below. Bonuses last confirmed May 2015.

  • Poker No Deposit Bonus: New players (those who have not yet made a nickname in the bet365 Poker room) from the UK get €5 absolutely free, no deposit or code required. Download the software and make a poker name and your account will be credited within 2 days.
  • Poker Welcome Bonus: Bet365 offers players making their first deposit or transfer into their poker wallet a 100% bonus with a bonus cap of €100 in addition to €5 worth of tournament tokens with a minimum deposit of €10. The bonus clears at about 17% and has very little in the way of restrictive terms and conditions. No offer code required.
  • UK Casino Welcome Bonus: Players from the UK who make a deposit with Bet365 Casino will have a choice of three bonus options:
    • Standard Opening Offer: 100% bonus up to £100. Minimum deposit/transfer of £10. Use offer code BONUS100.
    • Slots Only Opening Bonus: 200% bonus up to £200 redeemable on slot games. Minimum deposit/transfer of £10. Use offer code SLOTS200.
    • VIP Opening Bonus: 50% bonus up to £500. Minimum deposit/transfer of £200. Use offer code VIP500.
  • Casino Welcome Bonus: For players not from the UK, Bet365 Casino also offers three bonus choices:
    • Standard Opening Offer: 100% bonus up to $200. Minimum deposit/transfer of $20. Use offer code BONUS100.
    • Slots Only Opening Bonus: 200% bonus up to$400 redeemable on slot games. Minimum deposit/transfer of $20. Use offer code SLOTS200.
    • VIP Opening Bonus: 50% bonus up to $1,000. Minimum deposit/transfer of $400. Use offer code VIP500.
  • Sports Welcome Bonus: Sportsbook bonuses tend to be skimpy, but not at bet365. You can get a 100% deposit (yes 100%) with a maximum bonus of up to $100. Play-through is only three times your deposit plus the bonus. Request an offer code from bet365 from your account to receive this bonus.
  • Vegas Welcome Bonus: The brand new Bet365 Vegas features a host of games not found on the Bet365 Casino or Games sites. Players wishing to try it out will receive a 100% deposit bonus up to a maximum of £100. Many games are perfectly optimised for mobile play.
  • Games Welcome Bonus: At Bet365 Games you can receive a 150% bonus of up to £150 on your first deposit or transfer. Qualifying deposits must be between £10 and £100 and once you have received your bonus you have 60 days within which to lift the withdrawal requirements that are 20x your bonus and deposit combined.

bet365 Bonus codes and bet365 offer codes – What’s the difference?

Using a bonus code at bet365 is simple. The initial bonus code shouldn’t be confused with “offer codes” that you’ll receive from bet365 later.

The bet365 bonus code is just something you enter when making your account at bet365, as shown below:

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bet365 uses the bonus code – ours is PBONUS – to know how you found bet365. It’s basically just for their internal marketing purposes. The bonuscode doesn’t have any other impact on your account. You only need to use the bet365 bonus code once, at signup, and then you’re done with it forever.

So how do bet365 offer codes work, and are they any different from bonus codes?

Offer codes are separate codes that you’ll receive directly from bet365. These are the codes you’ll use to claim specific bonuses offered by bet365. Offer codes are always changing – each promotion is accompanied by a unique offer code.

If you ever need to request an offer code, simply log in to your bet365 and you’ll be able to request one right from there. Offer codes will always be available directly from bet365 support and are almost always available simply by logging into your account and requesting the code by clicking a link.

Deposits vs transfers at bet365

Remember – for bet365 bonuses, the standard policy is that a transfer from another part of your bet365 wallet is the same as making a deposit. So you can claim most of these bonuses (if not all) just by moving money back and forth between your bet365 accounts.

Bet365 promotions, news and notes: 27 May 2015

It’s a big weekend coming up with the FA Cup Final between Arsenal and Aston Villa dominating proceedings. There’s also plenty of news about Bet365 Poker’s Road to Big Sunday promotion outlined below too.

But first let’s take a look at one of Bet365 Casino’s most arresting and attractive features, it’s superb Live Casino option.

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There’s no doubting that casino games at Bet365 Casino are a huge amount of fun and can be profitable if you are skilled or lucky enough, but there are times when people prefer to interact with another human being when playing rather than software and if you are a Bet365 Casino customer, fortunately you have the answer.

Bet365 UK casino promo offerThe answer is the excellent, Bet365 Live Casino.

As the name suggests, Bet365 Live Casino is a ‘live’ version of the casino, featuring a small number of table and card games that each have a live dealer attached to the table. When you log into the site, you can select which type of live casino game you want to play and then which table to play at (minimum bet price does apply on tables).

There are a choice of five games available you can play, Live Roulette, Live Blackjack, Live Baccarat, Live Casino Hold’em and Live Sic Bo, although you can elect to play with dealers from different parts of the world depending on your choice.

Once you have selected your game and are seated at the table, you are then presented with a live feed of the casino where the live host or hostess is operating the game. You will then be able to clearly see on screen them dealing the cards and playing the game alongside several other online players.

If you want to play online, but have a feel for how playing in a real casino would feel, then Live Casino is a great option.

Bet365 Sport

For football fans, FA Cup Final weekend is always one of the biggest of the season and that will certainly be the case with Bet365 Sport who will be offering a huge amount of betting markets both before the game kicks off and in play, on this season defining clash between Arsenal and Aston Villa.

The game kicks off on Saturday 30th June at 5.30pm at Wembley Stadium and there is sure to be huge interest both domestically and internationally in what remains one of the most glamorous and eye-catching fixtures of the football season.

Arsenal head into this game as the current FA Cup holders and are seeking to be the first team since Chelsea in 2009, to lift the trophy in back to back seasons.

The Gunners are huge odds on 8/15 favourites with Bet365 Sport at the moment, given their excellent league form and the fact that in the two games against Aston Villa this season, Arsenal have scored eight goals without reply (winning 5-0 at home and by a 3-0 scoreline on the trip to Villa Park).

Aston Villa are the rank outsiders but can take heart from their vastly improved performances under Tim Sherwood since he took over as manager. Sherwood has found a way to bring the best out of players like Fabian Delph and Christian Benteke, but if Villa are going to cause an upset, they’ll need more than their two most eyecatching players to perform at their best.

It’s difficult to argue against an Arsenal win here, but there could be plenty of great value to be found betting on the next goalscorer market, or in any of the extensive in play betting markets that Bet365 will offer while the game is in progress.

With the Champions League on the horizon next week, plus a whole summer of sport on the horizon including Ashes Test Cricket, the Women’s Football World Cup, World Swimming and Diving Championship plus a host of F1 races, including the British Grand Prix at Silverstone, there has never been a better time to join Bet365.

Bet365 Poker

It’s a period of change at the top poker sites, and indeed at Bet365 Poker this week as the long running Viva Las Vegas promotion is drawing to a close and is likely to be replaced by a new offer very shortly.

Indeed, we’re confident that by this time next week, we’ll be able to bring you details of at least one, if not two, brand new promotions from either or both of these huge poker companies.

So if you are looking for some high quality poker action this week, with a decent amount of cash available as the prize pool then I’d strongly suggest you take a look at Bet365 Poker’s Road to €100,000 Big Sunday promotion.

Bet365 Poker UK promo bonusIf you are a higher roller or have a considerable bank balance, then you may wish to consider buying into the Big Sunday tournament with its huge weekly prize on offer. However, for the vast majority of Bet365 customers, they need to find a cheaper way to get into the event.

One of the best is to simply make a deposit into your account of €10 or more during any week. If you do you’ll receive 20 Tournament Tokens to enter any of the Road to €100,000 Freerolls that are slated to take place that qualifying week.

Each freeroll offers the winner a free seat in Sunday’s €100,000 Big Sunday main event, but the players who finish in the next 25 positions earn a Tournament Token to the Road to €100K freeroll on Sunday, which is an invitation-only event and which sees a further 10 Big Sunday main event entries to be won.

Best of all, all these freerolls are completely free, as you receive the tickets when you make your deposit, but you don’t actually have to use your deposit to purchase the buy in. You can then spend your deposit money on any of the other fantastic games and tournaments available at Bet365 Poker.

The Big Sunday is always a hugely popular event on Bet365 and its massive prize fund is available every week. Why not join Bet365 Poker now and see what all the fuss is about? New accountholders will receive a Bet365 Poker welcome bonus to make things even easier.

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What are the ways I can play poker on mobile at Bet365?

Though for awhile Bet365 Poker was only accessible via mobile on iPhone or iPad, there is now an app available for Android smartphones and tablets as well.

Using your iPhone or iPad, you can play Bet365 Poker either by logging in to the Bet365 Poker mobile site direct from your preferred mobile browser or by visiting the App Store and downloading the Bet365 mobile app. On Android devices, Bet365 can be also accessed from both an app or using a mobile browser such as Chrome.

If you prefer to use Bet365 Poker mobile in a browser, when you have logged into the website via WiFi or 3G/4G, you can create a quick link to the site on your home screen which means you can click on it and log into the site as you would an app.

You can use your existing username to log into Bet365 Poker via mobile and you can select from cash table games (including premium tables), as well as Sprint Poker.

There are many different blind levels available on Bet365 Mobile Poker to suit the bankroll of most players, from the micro stakes player, up to games more suited to the real high rollers.

How can I play casino games at Bet365 on mobile devices?

There are two ways you can play the many different types of casino games available on Bet365 through your mobile device.

You can access Bet365’s casino games (as well as the casino games found on the Vegas and Games sites) from iPad, iPhone and Android devices. The sites may also work with other compatible devices.

Once you have selected your device, you can access casino games in two ways.

Firstly, if you have an iPhone or iPad, you can download the Bet365 app from the App Store. This has a direct link to the Bet365 Casino from within the app, allowing you to play a wide choice of casino games from your mobile device at the touch of a button.

If you have an Android device (or prefer to play via a browser from your iPad or iPhone) then you can access the Bet365 Casino (as well as the Bet365 Games and Bet365 Vegas sites) from your mobile browser. Logging in to the Bet365 website from your mobile browser will automatically load up the mobile-compatible version and you will then be able to browse the full range of casino games from Bet365 available via mobile.

Alternatively, you can also download the Bet365 Android app.

Remember, Bet365 offers casino games at Bet365 Casino, Bet365 Vegas and also Bet365 Games.

Are Bet365 live casino games available on phones or tablets?

If you have an iPhone, iPad, or Android smartphone or tablet then you can play live casino games via your mobile phone or tablet with Bet365 Live Casino.

To play live casino games with a human dealer and live video feed via your Apple device, simply download the Live Casino app from the App Store. You can log into this using your usual Bet365 details and if you have cash available in your Casino, Games, or Vegas account, then you can wager this on the games available, though a minimum bet level may apply.

Gamers have a choice of live versions of baccarat, mini-baccarat, roulette and blackjack to choose from with a number of different dealers to select from too.

What are my mobile poker options at Bet365?

If you wish to play mobile poker at Bet365, you can do so using an Apple device like an iPhone or iPad as well as using an Android-based smartphone or tablet.

Once there, you can log in and select from a large number of different cash table games (including premium cash tables) or Sprint Poker games, with many different blind levels available in each to suit all budgets.

Unfortunately, there are no options to play sit & go or multi table tournament games. There are also no freeroll options currently available on the Bet365 Mobile Poker site.

What is a banker bet on Bet365?

A banker bet on Bet365 is a multiple bet where you identify one or more part of the bet that must win (the ‘banker’ bet or bets) in order for the remainder of the bet to become active.

If you wish to place a banker bet you must have a minimum of two other selections in the bet that are not banker bets, therefore, you must make a minimum of three selections in order for a banker bet to be available on the betting slip.

When you have made your selections, you can then select which of your choices you want as banker bets. This can be one selection, or more if you have made more selections on your bet slip.

Your banker bets must win in order for the other bets to come active.

Depending on how many other selections you make, you can then perm your banker bet with the other selections in a number of ways.

For example, if I was to place a bet on which teams would win the World Cup, the Spanish, Italian and English League titles in 2014 and I picked Germany, Real Madrid, Juventus and Chelsea.

I would select Germany as my banker bet and then I can back any of the following bets:

  • 1B + 1/3 – This is three single bets which pairs the banker bet (Germany) with each of the other three teams to make three double bets (Germany & Real Madrid, Germany & Juventus and Germany and Chelsea).
  • 1B + 2/3 – This is three treble bets which pairs the banker bet (Germany) with two of the three selections on my slip (Germany plus Real Madrid & Juventus, Germany plus Real Madrid & Chelsea and Germany plus Juventus and Chelsea).
  • 1B + 3/3 – This is an accumulator bet which means that I am backing my banker bet plus each of the other options to win.

You can opt to back ALL of these selections but this will mean placing seven bets at your original stake. So if you placed £10 on each selection, the total bet cost would be £70. (£30 for the 1B + 1/3, £30 for the 1B + 2/3 and £10 for the 1B + 3/3).

If you make more selections on a slip, then you can select more than one selection as a banker bet, provided there are enough non-banker bet options to make sufficient bets from.

For more information, be sure to read our guide to Bet365 Sports Banker Bets.

How do I make a multiple bet on Bet365?

Making a multiple bet on Bet365 is very simple. All you need to do is add the selections to your betting slip that you want to back. This is achieved by clicking on the odds next to your chosen selection.

When you have added two or more selections to your slip, underneath your selections will be a tab called Multiple Bet Options.

Clicking on this will expand the tab to show you all the different multiple betting options that you have available, together with the odds of success on your chosen bet.

All you need to do is locate which type of multiple bet you wish to make, this can include accumulator bets, doubles, trebles, and several multiple bets, which will see you place many individual bets as part of a single larger bet as in a Super Yankee (26 bets) or Permed Patent (70 bets) or similar.

Once you have found the multiple bet you wish to make, simply enter your chosen unit stake for each of the bets your multiple will make. It is important to note here that bets with multiple betting lines, will require a stake for each bet.

Therefore, if you make five selections on a bet and want to place a five-fold accumulator, this is just one betting line and as such, you will place just one betting unit. Therefore if you place £10 as your unit stake on this bet, it will cost you £10.

However, if you place a Permed Patent (70 bets) on your five selections and place a Unit Stake of £10, this will actually cost you £700 (£10 x 70 bets = £700).

The good news is you can see the cost of your multiple bet as soon as you add it to the coupon and if it is too expensive, you can easily remove it.

When you have placed the bet you wish to make at the right unit stake, simply click the yellow Place Bet button and you will have placed your multiple bet.

What ways can I deposit money to Bet365 and have it clear instantly?

Bet365 offer a number of ways you can deposit funds into your account which will allow you instant access to your cash.

Provided that you have funds available, each of the named ways below will allow you to deposit cash into your choice of Bet365 account and have it ready to use immediately.

  • Debit card (such as Maestro or Visa)
  • Credit card  (such as Visa or Mastercard)
  • Neteller
  • Skrill
  • Skrill 1-Tap
  • PayPal
  • InstaDebit
  • Click2Pay
  • Ukash
  • paysafecard
  • Entropay

Paying by bank wire will take 2-10 banking days, fast bank transfer takes between 1-3 days, while cheque takes between 5 and 28 banking days to clear.

How does Bet365 make a profit?

As a company, the Bet365 family of sites makes a profit from its gambling operations, however how each part of the site makes a profit is different.

On the Sports, In Play and Financials sites, Bet365 makes its profits by ensuring that the odds it offers on its markets are balanced enough so that it can make a profit on the market in question. The company uses specialist programs to calculate the odds of each individual market and to track the bets made to ensure that they offer a fair degree of profitability.

Of course, any betting site makes its money from punters who make wagers that lose. This simple fact combined with controlling the odds of markets carefully allows these arms of the company to post a profit.

On the Casino, Games and Vegas sites, Bet365 makes a profit by a phenomenon called the “house edge.” The house edge is the built-in advantage to all casino games, which mean that over time, the house is more likely to make a profit. The smaller the house edge on any particular game or bet, then the smaller that profit will be.

Casino games vary wildly in what they offer as house edge with some slots and games having a very high house edge (20 percent or greater) and some offering a house edge that is just 1 or 2 percent.

The house edge on each game ensures that over time the casino will make a small profit on each game, but the sheer number of games Bet365 offers via its Casino, Vegas and Games sites mean that this accumulates into a larger profit.

In Bet365 Poker, players pay a ‘rake’ to the casino when they play cash table games and contribute money to the pot. This rake is the money the casino takes for hosting the game. In sit & go and multi table tournament games, the rake is paid alongside the buy in fee and is usually around 10 percent of the buy in fee.

By using each of these methods, all facets of the Bet365 platform contribute profits each day towards the company’s annual profits.

Does Bet365 offer self-exclusion? Can you reverse Bet365 self-exclusion?

Yes, Bet365 offer customers the option to self-exclude themselves from any part, or all of the site for periods of 6 months, 1 year, 2 years, or 5 years.

You can select specific areas of the site which you do not wish to access (such as Sports or Poker) and access will be denied for the stated period to these parts of the site.

Once you have selected this option in your account section or by contacting a member of the Bet365 team, you are not able to reverse the decision to self-exclude yourself from a part of the site until the period of time stated by the exclusion has elapsed.

Can I control my betting or deposit limits at Bet365?

You are able to control your deposit limits at Bet365.

With this facility, you are able to select a maximum amount you will be allowed to deposit into your account within a 24-hour or 7-day period.

Once these levels have been set you can revise them downwards, though the change will not take affect until 24-hours after you have made the request to alter the deposit limits.

All bets offered by Bet365 Sport have a maximum bet level that the company will not accept bets over. You can see what this level is by clicking on the Bet Max tab underneath the stake box. You cannot place a bet over the stated maximum for that market with Bet365.

What are Bet365 Poker merit points worth?

The merit points system in Bet365 Poker is the basis on which the VIP system works. You earn merit points at the rate of 15 for every £1 in attributed tournament fees or rake at Bet365 Poker.

Over time, if you accrue enough merit points within a stated time period (one month) you can trade them in for a cash reward. You need 7,500 merit points to earn the lowest cash reward of $50.

The more merit points you earn in a month, the higher up the VIP system you climb through four levels starting at Bronze then on to Silver, Gold and finally Platinum. The rewards on offer at each level increase as you progress.

You can also trade in merit points for tournament tokens as well as cash.

How do I watch Bet365 streaming?

Bet365 offer an extensive live streaming service for sports enthusiasts and it is completely free (apart from horse racing) for customers to use provided that they have placed a bet within the past 24-hours, or have got funds in their account.

The easiest way to watch any of the available live streams on Bet365 is to click on the Live Streaming tab on the home page. This will bring up the live streaming menu, which lists all the different sporting events that the site is offering.

This list can be sorted by sporting events or date, allowing you to quickly find the stream you want to watch.

You can also access live streaming easily from the In Play section of the site.

The only difference to this for a sport is for horse racing. Here, if you place a bet of 50p or more on any horse race in the UK and Ireland, you are able to watch the stream of that race for free via Bet365.

To do so, log into the site a few minutes before the race is due to start, select the race you placed your bet on and when available, an option to watch the live stream will appear. Click on this and you can watch the race live from your mobile or PC at no extra cost.

Who owns Bet365?

Bet365 are owned by the Coates family, with founder Denise Coates maintaining a 50.1 percent ownership of the company and the rest of the shares are owned by her brother John and her father Peter.

It was Peter Coates who began the family’s long ties with the betting industry in the 1970s when he was a successful high street bookmaker. Peter Coates ran the company until the mid-1990s, when his daughter Denise took control.

In 2000, from a portakabin in the heart of Stoke-on-Trent, Denise Coates developed the first Bet365 website and betting platform. Taking out a £15m loan against their successful betting shop business, they launched the first Bet365 website and betting platform in March 2001.

The family set up oversaw huge growth for the fledgling company and now Bet365 is one of the world’s largest online gambling platforms, with a turnover on sports betting alone of £12.2 billion in March 2012.

The company now employs over 2,100 people and is still based in Stoke-on-Trent. Peter Coates is also now the owner of the local Premier League football club, Stoke City.

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