Betway offers consolation free bets to runner-ups

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Updated Updated: September 10, 2020
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Isn’t it just frustrating to come in second place? Especially when you’ve bet money on a horse or a specific team to win, and come annoyingly close to seeing a good return, only to get robbed at the finish line.

Betway can certainly relate. And in an emphatic gesture, this well-established bookie is giving out £20 refund to those who bet on a horse that comes in second place.

To be eligible for this refund, you have to bet on a race winner from a racecourse with six or more runners. You should also note that you need to bet on odds of 1.5 or higher and that the offer is valid until 4th March.

Your refund will be credited as a free bet within 24 hours. However, for the most part, you’ll have the free bet in your account within the hour. 

Here’s what you need to know about Betway’s free bets:

  • You can’t use them to place multi-bets.
  • They expire within seven days.
  • You don’t qualify for your free bet when betting on enhanced price offers.
  • Ante bets don’t qualify for free bets.

What you should know about Betway

Betway is a well-established operator that’s been around since 2006. The company has its headquarters in Malta and caters to an international audience under licenses from MGA, Swedish Spelinspektionen and the Gambling Commission. Furthermore, Betway is publicly audited by both IBAS and eCOGRA.

This operator offers a very comprehensive and easy-to-use sportsbook that covers most sports and has an excellent selection of odds and betting markets. We should also mention that the in-play functions are great and that there’s an app making your gaming experience even better on mobile. 

Alongside its phenomenal sportsbook, Betway offers roughly 450 casino games from some of the gaming industry’s most well-reputed game developers. Last but not least, you’ll find a diverse and frequently updated promo page that ensures there’s always something to look forward to.