Bad Beat Promotion PokerStars

When we first started looking at what PokerStars Sports were offering a few weeks ago we did comment on the relative scarcity of promotional offers, but over the last few weeks we’ve noticed a mark improvement in the offers available on the site and one of the most intriguing is the Bad Beat promotion for football accumulator bets.

Now, the reason we like this offer more than some of the others is that firstly, it is applicable to one of the most popular type of football bet. Thousands of accumulators are placed every week on football and without doubt this is an offer that will certainly appeal to a large number of football punters.

The other reason we like the offer is that it is scheduled to run until at least 31st December 2015 and could easily run past this date if it proves successful.

So, if you haven’t yet done so, create a new account at PokerStars Sports. If you do, you’ll be qualified to receive a PokerStars Sports UK welcome bonus.

Understanding how the Bad Beat offer works

The PokerStars Sports Bad Beat offer is a money back offer that is paid out when a customer makes a six-fold or greater accumulator bet on football, using selections only from the Win-Draw-Win market.

To trigger the bonus you need to make six selections or more from the market stated above on your bet slip and place the accumulator bet with PokerStars Sports.

Let your matches run to their natural conclusion and if five of your selections are proven correct and win, but just one of your selections lets you down, PokerStars Sports will fund your bonus bet account with a free bet to the same value as your original stake (up to a maximum bet of £50.

There is a minimum level that you can access this offer and accumulator bet original stakes must be higher than £0.51 in order to qualify for the offer.

If your acca bet qualifies for the offer, then PokerStars Sports aim to have your free bet in your bonus account within 48-hours of the qualifying bet being settled. You must then use your free bet within a week of receiving it, otherwise the free bet will expire.

Can I select any bet from the win-draw-win market for this offer?

No you can’t, only bets that are of odds greater than 1.2 can make up your six selections or more to qualify for the bet.  This means if any of your selections are lower than odds of 1.2 (1/5 if you use fractional odds) then this will invalidate the bet in terms of the offer, though a winning bet would still be paid out.

Another thing to note is that PokerStars Sports have stipulated that any single customer can only receive a payout from this offer a maximum of four times between now and the 31st December 2015.

Are there any rules surrounding the bonus bet?

Yes there are some important things to note if you receive a free bet as part of this offer. The first is that you can only use your free bet as one single bet in full and that the free bet can only be placed on a single bet (no multiple bets are allowed).

You access your free bet from the bet slip and when you tick the free bet box, the software will fund your bet using your free bet stake.

Finally, if your free bet wins then any returns you receive will not include the free bet in the returns, you will receive only the winnings due to you. The winnings you do receive will be added to your cash account to be used in any way you see fit.

If you are a football fan looking for a new place to bet then PokerStars Sports offers a decent option. It may not be as attractive a deal as Bet365’s Euro Soccer Bonus, but it is a form of insurance offer that generally plays well with soccer accumulator bettors.