Now that you have a handle on what the welcome bonus is, we can move on to how you can get your hands on it. We will review this in the next sections, where you can read about how you can find the best bonus, create an account and enjoy the offer.
Finding the best betting site
Your first task when you want to get started with sports betting is to find the best bookmaker. Here you can, among other things, evaluate the page based on:
- Can you get a welcome bonus?
- Is it a site with both casino and sports betting?
- How many different sports can you bet on?
- Do they have your favorite sport?
- Is there live streaming of sports?
- Do you enjoy a loyalty program?
- Is it a user-friendly design?
- Can you use your preferred payment method?
- Is it possible to contact customer service via live chat?
- Can you download a mobile app?
Here are just some of the questions that you should focus on when you find the best bookmaker. As you can see, there are a lot of questions. It’s always a good idea to keep them in mind, but you don’t necessarily have to do all the work yourself. Further down, we have made a list of the best bookmakers on the web.
Check terms and conditions
You will read it repeatedly on this page, but that is because it is incredibly important. All welcome bonuses come with terms and conditions. Maybe you’re used to ticking the box for reading something you don’t want to, but when it comes to getting bonus money it’s more important than ever that you know what you’re agreeing to.
Several times people can feel cheated if they were not aware of the bonus conditions. There are people who unfortunately lose their bonus as well as any winnings, and this is typically a consequence of not liking the bonus conditions. Therefore, take the ten minutes necessary to read the conditions.
Here, it is particularly important that you pay attention to the following:
- Minimum deposit
- Maximum deposit
- Valid games
- Playthrough requirements
There may also be other terms and conditions, but typically it is the mentioned bonus conditions that are paramount for you to enjoy your winnings. This applies especially to the last three. Take, for example, valid games, which are about what odds and what kind of bets you can enjoy with your bonus. Next, there is duration, which covers how many days you have to fulfill the bonus conditions. Last, but certainly not least, there is also a playthrough requirement. This is how many times you have to play through your bonus before you can have any winnings paid out. In Denmark, it is max. ten times for gambling sites with a Danish license, as this is a rule laid down by the Gambling Authority in Denmark.
Registration with the bookmaker
It is of course important to know how you can create a sports betting account. Virtually all bookmakers have the same step-by-step process. Here you typically have to do the following:
- Click through to a bookmaker on our list further down.
- Read about the welcome bonus and the conditions.
- Press “create account” or similar.
- Fill in the creation form with your personal data etc.
- Enter any bonus code.
- Choose payment method.
- Make your first deposit.
- Confirm your account with NemID/MitID.
- Enjoy playing and remember to fulfill the bonus conditions.
- Complete your deposit and enjoy the offer
As mentioned above, you must choose a payment method in connection with creation with a bonus for new members. Here it is recommended to check the payment methods in advance, as you may prefer one method over another.
With most bookmakers, such as those with a Danish license, you must always choose the same payment method for both deposit and withdrawal. It is only with the exception of those methods where it is not possible to choose the same method for both parts. For example, it may be that you choose to use MobilePay or PaySafeCard for payment and that it is not possible to use it for payment. In those cases, you will often have bank transfer, or transfer to your NemKonto, as your payment method. You can read more about the payment methods below.
How big can the odds bonus be?
In many cases, the odds bonus is somewhere between DKK 500 and DKK 1000 when it comes to a Danish bookmaker. Of course, it can also be up to DKK 2000 or more. It all depends on the bookmaker itself and how much they want to give in bonus. Remember that it is not only important to focus on how much you can get in bonus, but also what you have to bet to play your winnings free.