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All the very best bookmaker bonuses for 2016 online betting

NEW Year, new you.

We don’t subscribe to all those slogans to kick off the new year, but it seems our friends at bookmakers across Australia do, with bucket loads of bonuses and free bets on offer as we welcome 2016.

You will find that betting bonuses are provided by most corporate bookmakers and they will often allow you to use their site for free to start off, before providing other offers as events occur.

We’ve scoured the world of online bookmakers to come up with the best bonuses available on the web.

Whether it is cash-back offers, monthly promotions or event specific bonuses, there are always plenty of chances to boost your bankroll.

Make sure you sign-up, take advantage of them, but also bet within your means.

And most of all, make sure it is fun.

Crownbet.com.au

CrownBet.com.au and CupsBetting.com have combined to bring you one of the best sign up deals you will find any where in the country.

Simply click here to sign up in under two minutes, deposit $200 and bet with $600. That’s $400 worth of free bets for nothing.

Once you have done that, sign up for CrownBet rewards and get yourself an extra $50 to play with for nothing. Just create a Crown Signature Club membership, link it to your account, then visit rewards and convert your free 5000 rewards points into a $50 free bet.

That ends up being $450 for nothing.

If you’re already a member, don’t worry, there are oodles of good deals on offer, starting with the KFC T20 Big Bash League.

Simply place a Top Run Scorer bet on any Big Bash League game and if your selection goes out for a duck, or scores 30 or more runs, CrownBet.com.au will match your stake with a bonus bet up to $50, which applies to losing Top Run Scorer bets only.

If you are excited for the Australian Open, then you can place multi bet of four or more legs on the head to head markets on the Brisbane International matches played in the same round and if one of your legs does not win, the bookie will match your stake with a bonus bet up to $50. This one plies to the first multi bet placed per round and minimum odds must be $1.10 per leg with a minimum combined odds of $1.50.

The bookie offers the same deal on the big world soccer leagues, with on leg losers on four plus leg multis refunded with a bonus bet up to $50 on A-League, English Premier League, Spanish La Liga, Italian Serie A, French Ligue 1 or German Bundesliga matches (Win-Draw-Win markets only).

Ditto on NBA matches, which are all the rage at the moment as every one chases the Golden State Warriors, while they chase the Chicago Bulls 72-10 regular season record and back to back championships.

And sticking with the NBA, keep an eye out for the new NBA Fantasy Game they have come up with at CrownBet.com.au

We’ll let them tell it:

“Our new NBA Fantasy game – King of the Court, will be launching this week, where you can share in 500,000 CrownBet Rewards Points every week.

There are five categories to make selections in and if you are successful across all five, you’ll share in the weekly prize of 500,000 CrownBet Rewards Points.

To celebrate the launch of King of the Court there’s a massive opening day special, with two Million CrownBet Rewards Points up for grabs!

The five categories are: Most Points, Most Rebounds, Most Assists, Most three Pointers & Winning Team.

Put your knowledge to the test as we rotate the NBA’s finest players throughout various categories.

King of the Court is free to enter each week, and is open to all CrownBet members.”

Just remember, if you want to win these points, you have to be a CrownBet Rewards member.

Sportsbet.com.au

If you want a bonus, it starts and ends with sportsbet.com.au.

The nation’s most proactive bookie is usually choc a bloc with promotions, bonuses and free bets, but things have quietened down a little to start the New Year.

The bookie provides a wide variety of services outside the norm, including top tote plus, justice pay outs, free competitions and early pay outs and that is why they dominate.

Big Bash is the key feature, with plenty of punters cashing in on their $50 bonus bet offer.

Simply back any team in any Big Bash match during the 2015/16 season and if your team scores 160 runs but loses, sportsbet.com.au will give you your money back up to $50. It obviously applies to your first bet on the head to head market of the match.

To show how valuable this punt is, both teams have scored more than 160 runs in over half of this season’s Big Bash League matches.

One of the fun things you can do is tell sportsbet.com.au about your Hail Mary Multi and you could nail a $50 free bet as part of its Punter of the Week promotion.

You’ll also get your name up in lights in the bookie’s weekly newsletter – they say it helps if you have a tiny drink on a bet at long odds and then some how pull it off.

WilliamHill.com.au

Get around WilliamHill.com.au for a massive pile of promos to take advantage of.

Start with the tennis and get your money back up to $50 if your player loses, but still manages to nick a set. That’s on all head to head markets, in both the men’s and women’s divisions.

The bookie offers a little multi insurance on all its major US sports, including NFL, NHL and NBA.

So if one leg of your four plus leg multi loses and the rest of the legs get home, WilliamHill.com.au will give you your money back up to $50.

Speaking of the NBA and NFL, you can get a little extra juice on your line bets with $1.95 lines on all matches in the 2015/16 seasons.

On to the cricket and WilliamHill.com.au is also capitalising on the Big Bash League, with the bookie freezing prices for the first two overs of the match.

That means you can load up on either side if they have a quick start or take early wickets, safe in the knowledge that the odds will be the same as they were at the start. That is on head to head markets and is limited to wins of up to $200.

Don’t forget about the bookie’s midday madness, with enhanced odds provided between 12-1pm every day on a variety of events.

Bet365.com.au

Racing is where it is at for bet365.com.au punters. You simply would not be able to list every single offer the bookie has available on a variety of thoroughbred, greyhound and harness racing in both Australia and the UK, but one of our favourites is the feature meeting offer. It’s a little complex, but essentially, all you have to do is place a single bet on the fixed win or tote win markets on a feature meeting race that the bookie designates and, if it wins at odds of $5 or more, the bookie will refund your next win bet on the next feature meeting race, if it loses, up to $100. We know it seems like a bit to get your head around, but it is a bonus that can work a treat, giving you a little insurance on your bets.

If racing’s not your cup of tea, then get around their mega multis on the soccer. Try a hail mary 14 legger and get a 100 per cent increase on your pay out.

It works a little like this:

Trebles 5 per cent Bonus

4-folds 10 per cent bonus

5-folds 10 per cent bonus

6-folds 20 per cent Bonus

7-folds 30 per cent bonus

8-folds 40 per cent bonus

9-folds 50 per cent bonus

10-folds 60 per cent bonus

11-folds 70 per cent bonus

12-folds 80 per cent bonus

13-folds 90 per cent bonus

14-folds and upwards 100 per cent bonus

And if you don’t like that, and you absolutely hate the draw, the bookie will give you your money back on any half time full time score cast bets if the game finishes 0-0.

Have a dip at the tennis, with a similar multi bonus, with this one being up to 50 per cent on multis up to 12 legs.

LuxBet.com.au

The TAB’s luxury signing has oodles of bonus bets and other offers every week.

Kick it off with the racing and both the Magic Millions two year old classic and three year old guineas will be under the microscope, with the bookie going head to head with Sportsbet, CrownBet, Bet365 and William Hill by guaranteeing 10 per cent more winnings than their opponents’ best price on the Classic. On the Guineas, the bookie is offering a bonus bet of up to $100 if the horse you bet on comes second in the race.

The focus of LuxBet’s Big Bash Bonus is on the exotics, with the bookie offering a bonus bet of up to $100 on innings top run scorer bets if any player scores 75 or more runs.

The bookie offers weekly specials on special events, including NBA games and A-League games.

10Bet.com.au

Here’s the rub on 10Bet. They are an international site, but they accept Aussies, so you can bet live online during sports events without having to call up.