The UK Snooker Championships always draws a great crowd and as one of the Triple Crown tournaments always provides excitement.
Here we bring together the very best free bets and betting offers ahead of the big winter event from York in 2021.
With the best players in the world on show, the quality of this competition is very high, and as good as anything we see in the snooker calendar. Look out for big names and fan favourites towards the top of the betting for this competition, including Neil Robertson, who won the title last year.
There’s plenty to play with when it comes to the championship, and with dozens of free bets available it’s a fortnight of betting you really don’t want to miss out on.
On this page you’ll find all you need to know betting on the UK Snooker Championship, including when it is and all the best tips…
Where & When Is The UK Snooker Championship 2021?
Each year the UK Snooker Championship takes place at the Barbican Centre in York across two weeks.
It’s the first Triple Crown event of the season and the second biggest ranking tournament behind only the World Championship.
This year it takes place from 23 November until 5 December 2021 and will be broadcast, as usual in Britain, on the BBC.
UK Snooker Championship Betting Offers & Enhanced Odds
As well as Free bets, you should look out for other incentives that enhance your winnings. In order to compete, online bookies always have special offers on and that’s no different when it’s time for the Snooker Championships. For example; enhanced odds may be available for certain games via specific bookies. You may have to look through a few different bookies to find these but it’s always worth doing as betting with enhanced odds can dramatically increase the amount you win back in some cases.
There are also offers available which will pay you back your stake, should your bet lose. These are known as win-win bets. For example; say you bet £10 on Mark Selby to win his next match. If he won, you’d win just as you would on any normal bet but if he lost, you’d receive your £10 stake back.
Latest UK Snooker Championship Betting Odds
The UK Snooker Championship is still many months away so the bookies are largely keeping their powder dry until we see more from the key players this season.
The outright betting market can be very changeable subject to how the most fancied players perform in other huge tournaments.
It’s also well worth keeping an eye out for any promising young players to make big breakthroughs with runs through to the latter stages of other major tournaments such as the World Championship, the Masters and the European Masters.
UK Snooker Championship Betting Markets & Specials
As with any sport, there are a number of markets available on high profile matches such as the UK Snooker Championship. The most popular markets include outright odds – where you bet on an overall winner – match betting – where you bet on who will win a particular match – and correct score – where you bet on the correct frame score.
As well as these, you have the likes of handicap betting, where one player may begin with a nominal headstart, say 1.5 frames. For these matches, you take the handicap into account and add it to the player’s score. In this type of betting, if a player starts with a 1.5 handicap, and loses 5-4, your bet will still pay out.
UK Snooker Championship Free bets
As the biggest event for UK snooker lovers, there’s plenty of options when it comes to UK Snooker Championship betting. The best place to place to start is through the use of free bets which give you that extra incentive every time you place a bet. There are a ton of places you can pick up a free bet, ranging anywhere from £10 to £200.
As an example, Betway, who is sponsoring the UK Snooker Championship, are offering £30 worth of free bets for all new customers. This is based on a 100% match bonus on new customers first deposit, meaning if you deposit £30, you’ll receive £30 in free bets. Always check the terms and conditions with any free bet offer to make sure you qualify. There are similar free bet offers on the most popular betting site, such as Coral, Skybet, Bet365 and many more, so make sure to take advantage of these first.
Free Snooker Betting Tips for the UK Championship
If you’re looking to enhance your winnings for this years UK Snooker Championship, the best tactic for doing so is to take advantage of as many signup bonuses and promotions as possible. New customer offers are the most lucrative, so if you haven’t exhausted those, take a look at what’s on offer.
If you’re an existing customer, there are still options available such as odds boosts, available with many online bookmakers.
Judd Trump will certainly be the one to watch ahead of the UK Snooker Championship with many pundits now predicting he’ll go and form somewhat of a dynasty over the coming years.
You cannot rule out the older heads too, players such as Ronnie O’Sullivan, John Higgins and Shaun Murphy.
Previous UK Snooker Championship Winners
In the last ten years, we’ve witnessed the same players in the finals time and time again: Ronnie O’Sullivan, Mark Selby, Shaun Murphy and John Higgins to name a few. Over the last 6 years, the following players have competed in the final:
2020 Winner – Neil Robertson, Runner-up – Judd Trump
2019 Winner – Ding Junhui, Runner-up – Stephen Maguire
2018: Winner – Ronnie O’Sullivan, Runner-up – Mark Allen
2017: Winner – Ronnie O’Sullivan, Runner-up – Shaun Murphy
2016: Winner – Mark Selby, Runner-up – Ronnie O’Sullivan
2015: Winner – Neil Robertson, Runner-up – Liang Wembo
2014: Winner – Ronnie O’Sullivan, Runner-up – Judd Trump
2013: Winner – Neil Robertson, Runner-up – Mark Selby