Coral is the ideal online bookmaker for punters who are inexperienced with online betting, but can be recommended to everyone for its excellent FreeBets offer, competitive enhanced odds and comprehensive range of betting markets.
Coral is a long established bookmaker and holds a reputation of long standing as one of the most trustworthy bookmakers that punters can choose to bet with.
Coral Offers and Promotions
Coral's introductory free bet offer is currently in the form of bet £5 and get £20. To claim simply register with Coral today and place a £5 bet on a selection at odds ot 1/2 (1.5) or bigger and Coral give you a £20 free bet.
The Coral betting offer can be redeemed on win or each-way bets and can used on the following listed bet types: single, double, treble, 4-fold and upwards accumulator, forecast, combination forecast, tricast and combination tricast.
The original free bet stake is not returned with any winnings but there is no rollover requirement to be met, that means you are able to win and claim your winnings much faster, making this offer much more appealing.
During the 2015-16 football season, Coral has introduced an alternative welcome offer catering for the huge interest in football accas. Register with Coral via this special link and place one football acc to get 5 free accas to the same stake, up to £20 each.
Coral offer Best Odds Guaranteed on all UK and Irish horse racing and from time to time will offer cashback on football, golf, high profle horse races and other major sports events
Coral Odds and Markets
Coral has an extensive choice of sports betting markets starting with an excellent range of Horse Racing markets to Greyhounds, Football, American Football, Handball, Volleyball, Cricket and Snooker to name just a few.
Coral's Horse and Greyhound Racing markets are exceptional and are well suited for those who wish to make bets mainly in these areas. All major footballing leagues are covered with over 50 markets to bet in each game and league from the Premier League and La Liga to the Nordic Leagues and the MLS.
Coral also boasts a number of specialty markets such as Next Managers, TV and Entertainment and Lotto events. Coral's sportsbook is up there with the best in the industry, as you would expect from a bookmaker of this stature.
Coral revamped its website in October 2012 and provides an incredibly clean looking interface which displays all relevant information in a modern and very professional manner. The Coral website has no issues with loading times and is easy to navigate, making individual markets easy to find and bet on.
Signing up at Coral is very straightforward and the online registration form is simple and easy to complete as should be expected when registering with a bookmaker of this standard.
The website looks less cluttered thanks to improvements in design and the bolder colour theme makes navigation more intuitive. Results, Live Scores, Stats and offers are much more accessible and customers can now see where the money is going on upcoming horse racing markets.
The new Bet In-Play section offers multiple views and an event calendar which allows vistors to customise the main page to their personal preferences. Times and schedules are clearly presented and odds are displayed and the trending prices are shown colour coded.
Coral's ‘Cash Out My Bet' lets you settle your bet before an event has finished, giving you the control to take a return when you want. You can Cash Out Pre Match or In Play Singles and Multiple bets at any time after bet placement, when an offer is available. When a Cash Out offer changes from Orange to Gold, your bet is in profit.
All of the main football markets are available to cash out early with Match Betting, Set Betting and Set Winner tennis markets included along with Match Betting for darts and snooker.
Cashing out is as simple as accessing the Cash Out tab on your betslip to find eligible bets at that time and checking the value at which you can settle, then clicking Cash Out and waiting for your offer to be confirmed. Once Cash Out is confirmed, your bet has settled at the offer value and is deemed final, no further event outcomes will contribute to your bet.
Coral Live Streams
Watch Football, Tennis, Snooker, Rugby and Basketball for free on your PC with Coral Live Stream Sports. Look out for the Coral Live Stream icon (looks like a TV) next to an event, with upwards of 5,000 live streams available to watch for free on the website.
Customers are required to log-in to their account and have a positive balance to tune into the action, coverage of which starts roughly 2 minutes before the event begins. Mobile users can also watch live streams, but Football and Tennis are currently the only sports offered on that platform.
Horse racing live streaming is also available on all UK & Ireland races and requires a qualifying bet of £1 win or £0.50 each-way. Simply place your bet and click on the live streaming icon next to the race. The live stream will begin shortly before the scheduled race-off time and will last for approximately ten minutes.
Get the VIP treatment at Coral by becoming a priority customer for access to a range of exclusive VIP promotions.
Coral will assign you a dedicated customer care team to look after your every need and you'll get the pick of the very best promotions. The VIP offers change from time to time, but include the likes of 10% enhanced winnings, 10% cashback and free bets.
Coral may limit stakes on certain selections at their own discretion, but maximum payouts of £100,000 per individual bet (no stated daily limit) suggest the firm is happy to lay a big bet on most occasions.
Coral Customer Service
Coral are contactable via e-mail, telephone and FAX seven days a week, 24 hours a day. There is also a store locator service available, which works as you would expect.
Coral place a lot of pride in providing the best experience for their customers they can, and we feel they succeed largely, and offer reliable and informative customer service where possible.
Deposits may be made by Moneybookers, VISA Credit Card, MasterCard Credit Card, VISA Electron Debit Card, Bank Transfer, Western Union, UK Maestro Debit Card, VISA Debit Card and SOLO Debit Card. A minimum deposit of £5.00 is required.
Customer Care number : 0844 800 88 330844 800 88 33
Longstanding bookmakers Coral was founded in 1926 by Joe Coral, who opened his first licensed betting office in 1961, one of the first ever to open in Britain following the legislation passed in 1960 allowing betting on the high street.
Coral is a member of the Gala Coral Group which have welcomed over 574, 000 unique players to its online betting and gaming website and with over 123 million visits in total, Coral is among the bigger names and sites in the UK betting market.
In 2006, at the UK Gambling Awards, Coral was named "Bookmaker of the Year" overcoming stiff competition from Betfred, Blue Square, Bet365, SkyBet, VCBet, Ladbrokes and William Hill.