Winner Sports Review

Winner
Rated 3.5 of 5 based on 17 ratings.

£200 Deposit Bonus

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Review updated on 23rd April 2018

About Winner Sports

Our Winner Sports review is unbiased and to the point.

Winner have been around since 2011 and online since 2013. With more than a hint of the bwin site about it. they belong in that group of contemporary looking sites that are just a little slicker than the more old school sites, though they can’t match the core sportsbook offer. However, Winner have been making a decent name for themselves by offering very competitive odds and some cool bonuses. They are currently the Official Betting Partner for Durham County Cricket Club.

Based in Antigua and Barbuda, Winner is operated by PT Entertainment Services Limited, which is licensed and regulated by the UK Gambling Commission to ensure fair play. One drawback of being offshore is that Winner don’t have the European and international reach of some other bookmakers.

Bookie Offers & Promotions

With one of the most generous welcoming bonuses currently available - a cool £200 - Winner looks like a winner. But beyond the sign up bonus, they’re known for offering a rich range of promotions, including:

  • Weekly £5 Free Acca: Get a free acca every Monday if you place five £5 accumulators a week.
  • Free bet if one lets you down: If one leg of your 6x (or greater) acca lets you down you'll get your stake back as a free bet, up to a maximum of £25.
  • Cash bonus on winnings: Get up to 50% extra cash on your successful 6x (or greater) accas.
  • Get up to a 50% bonus on your tennis accumulators.
  • Horse racing lucky streak: Winner offers a cash boost on your winning lucky 15s, 31s and 63s, plus they’ll double your odds if only one horse wins.
  • US Sports acca bonus: If you regularly bet 2x or more accas on NFL, NBA, MLB and NHL, look out for a 50% bonus.
  • VIP cashback: From a minimum £5 to a maximum £2,000, you’ll need to deposit £500 a month to be eligible for cashback on your weekly net losses.
  • Beaten by a length and beaten by a head money back specials on horse racing.

Website Review

Winner’s website design is extremely clean, and they’ve made the interesting choice to have Playtech provide the software across both the casino, gaming and sportsbook sections of the site, lending consistency in terms of layout and graphic across the entire site. The decision to go with Playtech has definitely impacted on the crisp design.

You’ll need to create an account to claim that £200 bonus, but it’s a breeze to do with a single click and because the site is browser based, it’s accessible whatever your laptop operating system. As we’ve said, it reminds us of the bwin site and is just as easy on the eye. There’s a wide range of sports on offer here along with some specialised markets for politics, awards and reality TV.

The layout is a snap to use. We like the relevant information to be right in our eyeline and Winner doesn’t disappoint. Click left for favourites and quick links to the latest racing and football in-play betting, plus a list of everything in the sportsbook. Tabs at the top take you to in-play, promos and all the casino and gaming options. To the top right of the screen is the bet slip with a quick bet tab that makes a last minute bet a breeze.

The layout makes it quick and straightforward to get to the market of your choice and the betting highlights section allows you to see the day’s top action at a glance. Well laid out, Winner have clearly thought about the user experience in the design and navigation of the site.

Key Features

Winner’s in-play betting is a stand out feature here, with the majority of Winner’s live markets available right up to the final whistle. Odds update in real time throughout the match and there’s a list of upcoming matches to whet your appetite. If football doesn’t float your boat, then there are some more specialist in-play markets like ice hockey and handball too. Winner should definitely be on your shortlist for their live betting experience alone.

You’ll also get some live streaming, though not to the extent of the really big online bookies, focused mainly around horse racing. Use the Bet and Win service to place your bets, then watch the race for free!

Mobile Betting

Winner’s mobile offer has a range of mobile specific betting offers that make the app well worth a download. You can scan a QR code, opt for an SMS message with a link or download from the App Store or Google Play.

Navigation is exceptionally easy via a series of graphic buttons representing different sports across the top of the screen. You’ll also claim a substantial welcome bonus as a mobile user and have access to mobile only promotions such as free bets on horse racing, golf mobile money back and free bets on in-play football and tennis. There’s also Winner's complete in-play betting capability and access to the online gaming and casino platforms.

Deposit Options

Winner accepts major credit and debit cards, wire transfers, bank transfers, bank drafts, internet banking, PaySafe cards and ewallets like Paypal, Skrill and Neteller.

Customer Service

For all the classy look and feel of their website and apps and their generous offers, Winner fall down somewhat when it comes to customer service. Their help options are comprehensive but, like the link to their mobile app, not immediately apparent. There are the usual support options - a live chat, email and telephone number - and you'll find them (eventually) by scrolling down the left hand menu.

The live chat option is very good, however, offering friendly, knowledgeable and informative advice on support for your problems. There is one drawback - if you want help and advice about the site before you register, then you're out of luck. The live chat is only available once you register onsite. That’s a quick and easy process but it seems excessive to deny the user a good experience and strong support every step of the way.

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  • Casino 6
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Free Bets

  • EXCLUSIVE: Bet £20 Get £20! £20
    New Customers only. Unibet Offer: Minimum bet value is £1. Minimum odds of 1.40 (2/5). Free bet expires after 30 days.
  • Bet £10 Get £10 if first bet loses! £10
    New customers only. £5 Free Bet & £5 Casino Bonus if your first bet loses. Min bet £10 single at evens (2.00) or higher. T&C's apply.
  • £50 Deposit Bonus! £50
    New customers only. £50 Sports Welcome Bonus is based on 20% of your first deposit. Min deposit £10 (or currency equivalent) at odds 1.95 or higher are permitted while betting to meet the wagering requirement.
  • £35 Free Bet Bonus! £35
    New customers only. Place 6 bets each with a minimum stake of £10 at min odds of 2.00. Your Bonus Token bonus will be equivalent to your lowest stake during all your qualifying bets. Neteller & Skrill excluded.
  • Up To €100 Sign Up Offer €100
    New Customers only. Bet €10 & get €10 back! Place your 10th bet & get the average value of first 10 bets back, up to €40 max. Bet €60 in first 4 weeks & get €12.50 back, can repeat 4 times.
  • £30 in Free Bets! £30
    New Customers only. Min Deposit & stake £10. Free Bets Credited as 3x£10. Free Bet Stake Not Returned and valid for 4 days. T&C's Apply. UK & IRE only.
  • £100 in Free Bets! £100
    New Customers only. Place £10 bet 5 times to get £20 in free bets. Repeat up to 5 times to claim £100 max. Min odds 1.50 (1/2). Exchange bets excluded. 30 days expiry.
  • £30 in Free Bets! £30
    New customers only. Min. stake of £10/€10 at odds of 1/2 or greater. Only the “win” part from EW bets will count. Free bet terms, payment method & country restrictions apply. Free bets credited as 3 x £10/€10. Free bet stakes are not returned as part of the settlement of successful free bets. All Free Bets must be wagered within 30 days. UK&IRE Only.
  • £20 Risk Free Bet! £20
    New customers only. Place your FIRST bet on any Sportsbook market and if it loses we will refund your stake in CASH. Max refund for this offer is £20. Only deposits made using Cards or Paypal will qualify. T&Cs apply.
  • £50 Free Bet £50
    New customers only. Promo code 'F50' required. Certain deposit methods excluded. Min deposit and bet £5 on win or each-way bet excluding Tote or pools. Max £/€50 free bet. Min odds 1/2 (1.5). Bet must be made within 14 days. Free bet valid for 4 days and stake not returned. UK&IRE only.
  • Up to £100 in Bet Credits! £100
    New Customers only. Min deposit £5. 1x settled bet requirement to withdraw Bet Credits. Min odds/bet & payment method exclusions apply. Returns exclude Bet Credits stake. Time limits apply.
  • £20 Free Bet! £20
    New Customers only. Min stake is £20 at min odds of 1.80 (4/5). Payment methods excluded. Free Bets stake not returned & expires in 7 days.
  • £40 in Free Bets! £40
    New customers only. Opt in and bet min £10 at Evens (2.00) or higher. £30 Free Sports Bet split as 3 x £10 on certain events + £10 Casino Bonus. Free bets expire after 7 days and no stakes are returned. 18+. begambleaware.org. T&Cs apply.
  • £30 in Free Bets + 30 SPINS! £30
    New Customers only. Min £10 Deposit at odds of Evens (2.00) on first bet. Offer is 3 x £10 Sports Bets & 30 Free Spins. Free Bets & Free Spins expire after 7 days. E-Wallet restrictions apply.
  • Deposit £20, Play with £70! £50
    New Customers only. Min Deposit £20. Max Sports Bonus £30. Max Casino Bonus £20. 5x wagering to release sports bonus. Min odds 1.80 (4/5) 40x wagering to release casino bonus.
  • Up to £100 Bonus £100
    New Customers only. 10% Bonus up to £100. Min £10 Deposit. X 2 Wagering required to withdraw at min odds of 2.00 and expires after 30 days. UK only.
  • Free Bets Forever! £520
    Place 5 bets of £10 or more at 2.00 (EVENS) or higher and receive a £10 free bet. Repeat every 7 days to get a £10 free bet each week forever. UK only.
  • £10 Bonus at Smarkets! £10
    New customers only. Min deposit £20. First £10 losses from the exchange refunded as a bonus. Skrill and Neteller are excluded from this sign up offer.
  • £50 Deposit Bonus £50
    Register with K8 Sports as a new customer and you will qualify for up to a £50 bonus! Just deposit up to £50 for the first time and they'll match it to 100%. Bonus expires after 14 days and cannot be withdrawn. Min odds for bonus funds is 2.00 or higher.
  • Grosvenor - Double Odds First Bet! £0
    New customers only. Offer applies to Grosvenor Sports bets only. Max stake £20. Bets made with Odds Boost Token. Neteller & Skrill deposits excluded.
  • Bet £10 Get £10 Free Bet £10
    Must opt in on registering. Min deposit £10 at min odds of 1.80 (4/5). Some payment methods excluded. Expires after 30 days and non withdrawable. UK only.
  • £200 Refund Every Day! £200
    ALL Customers. Verified accounts and only on Soccer. Applies to bets made before 70th min and offer is valid if bet is lost after 88.01 mins. Limited to £200 refund once per day.
  • £50 No Deposit Offer! £50
    New customers only. Join and get £50 No Deposit funds to bet with that cannot be withdrawn. Any losses over £50 are your liability. Losses may exceed your initial deposit or credit limit. Market restrictions apply & 7 day expiry.
  • Bet £10 Get £30! £30
    New Customers only. Min deposit and bet £10 at 1/2 (1.50) using code 30f. Free bets expires in 7 days and are not included in returns. Payment method restrictions apply.
  • Bet £5 Get £10! £30
    New customers only. Use code G10. Min deposit & bet £5 at odds of 1/2 (1.50) on any sports market. Only win portion of each-way bets count. Free bet expires after 30 days and no stake is returned.
  • £50 Deposit Bonus £50
    New customers only. Min deposit of £10 at odds of 1.50 (1/2) to qualify as rollover requirements. Max bonus is £50. Use code WELCOME. Bonus qualifying period is 45 days. Payment restrictions apply.
  • Bet £20 Get £20 £20
    New Customers Only. Must opt in. Minimum stake to qualify is £20 at minimum odds of 2.00 (EVENS). Neteller & Skrill excluded. Free Bets stake not returned and expires in 7 days.
  • £30 Free Bet £30
    New UK & Ireland customers only. Min First Deposit £10 and matched up to £30. 1 x wagering at min odds of 1.75. Credit Card, Debit Card & PayPal deposits only.
  • Up to £25 Free Bet £25
    New customers only. First bet must lose to qualify for the free bet. Min bet £1 to qualify for a free bet value up to £25. First bet must be placed on sportsbook markets only.
  • £10 Risk Free + £50 Casino Bonus! £60
    New customers only. Deposit & bet £10 at odds of Evens 1/2 (2.00). Free Bet must be wagered at max odds of 4/1 (5.00). Free bets expire after 14 days, Casino Bonus 30 days. No free bet/bonus stake can be withdrawn.
  • £210 in Bonuses! £210
    New customers only. Min deposit is £10. Sports Bonus is two 100% Profit Boosts. Expires after 30 days. Max bet amount per 100% Profit Boost is £5. Max Odds 20/1. Max per boost is £105.
  • £25 Free Bet £25
    New customers only. Min £10 stake for initial £5 free bet at odds of 1/2. Max £25 in free bets. 13 bets required to receive full £25 free bet. 30 days to activate qualifying bet. Free bet expires after 7 days. Payment method restrictions.
  • £1000 Cashback + 2% Commission! £1000
    Must opt in and use promo code DAQBACK. £1000 cashback offer expires after 30 days.
  • £10 Free Bet Each Week for Life! £520
    ALL Customers. To qualify for this free bets offer, you must place 10 x £10 bets per week at min odds of 2.00 to get your £10 free bet each week. Free bets expire after 7 days and are the free bet stake is not withdrawable.
  • £200 Free Bet £200
    New customers only. Min deposit £30 to get bonus. Max bonus amount is £200. 14 days to qualify ti withdraw bonus/winnings. Max stake on first deposit & bonus is £50 per bet, per event.
  • 100% Bonus £10
    ALL customers. Various options to choose on opt in. Min odds is Evens (2.00). Maximum profit boost that will be credited is £100.
  • £50 Deposit Bonus £50
    New customers only. Use code WELCOME50. 50% bonus on first deposit up to £50. Rollover restrictions apply. Deposit must be made within 24 hours. Rollover of deposit and bonus x6 to withdraw.
  • £25 Free Bet Offer £25
    Scottish residents only. First bet must be within 30 days of registering. Min odds of 2.00 (EVENS). Payment restrictions apply. Free bet stake not returned and expires after 7 days.
  • £200 Deposit Bonus £200
    New Customers only using code FD200. Min. deposit £15 (no Skrill/Neteller). Bonus is 50% of deposit. 1x deposit turnover at min odds 3/5 (1.60) for bonus receipt. 5x deposit & bonus turnover in 90 days for bonus release. Withdrawals limits.
  • £15 Free Bet £15
    New customers only. Min deposit £10 at odds of EVENS (2.00). If first bet loses, you'll be refunded up to a £15 free bet. Skrill & Neteller deposits don't qualify. Free bet cannot be withdrawn and expires after 7 days.
  • Win an iPad! £0
    New customers only. Win an iPad 32GB Wi Fi when opening an account and staking £300 on qualifying markets. Increase stakes to £500 and win iPad Pro 64GB Wi Fi. Offer expires 28 days after registering.

Casino

  • 50 Free Spins - No Wagering! £50
    New Customers only. 1 free spin every £1 of first deposit. £10 min deposit + 2.5% fee (min 50p). Free Spins expire after 3 days. Cash withdrawable anytime (£2.50 fee). Restrictions to which products promotion applies to. No max win.
  • 30 Free Roulette Chips £0
    New UK&IRE Customers only. Free chips over 3 days at 10 per day. Each set of 10 chips will expire at 23:59 GMT & can only be played on eligible games. X1 wagering requirements on winnings. SMS verification required.
  • 30 Free Spins! £0
    New Customers only. One bonus per customer. 30 free spins added to accounts verified by SMS (x1 wagering). Free spins expire within 10 Days & on selected games only.
  • Up to £100 Casino Bonus! £100
    Min deposit £10. x45 wagering, Roulette and blackjack 50% weighting. Bonus Valid 7 days. No using Moneybookers/Skrill or Neteller as a payment method.
  • £50 Bonus + 20 Free Spins £50
    New UK&IRE customers only. Deposits made with e-wallets are not valid. Bonus wagering x35 on eligible games. Max winnings from bonus £500. Spins available after bonus is redeemed/lost. 10 per day with no wagering.
  • £400 Slots bonus + 100 Free Spins £400
    New UK&IRE Players only. Min buy-in £20. Bonus wagering 35x on eligible games. Spins available day after bonus is lost/redeemed, 10 per day for 10 days, no wagering.