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Right, you now know all about the Stan James free bet offer for new customers, but what comes next? Well, Stan James offer a very good selection of regular offers and promotions for their long standing customers. Let’s have a look at the best of these.
Bet Bonuses – Stan James’ Bet Bonuses really set them apart. Every single day they pay out bonuses on winning bets to their punters on a host of combination selections. If you have a horse racing or greyhound Lucky 15, 31, or 63 you’ll get double the odds should just one selection win and up to a 15% bonus if you bag multiple winners.
Double Payout – If you back a winning horse in any race in Britain or Ireland and it gets thrown out by the stewards, Stan James will pay out on the disqualified horse as well as the horse promoted to first.
Daily Racing Offers – If you are a fan of horse racing you have to make sure that you are on the Stan James site at 10am each morning. That’s when their latest offers – where they go top price about a particular horse or entire race – goes live. Stan James will not be beaten on price on their racing offers!
Golf Acca Insurance – When you place a 2 or 3 ball golf accumulator with Stan James they will refund your stake as a free bet if you are let down by one selection. The insurance applies to 4folds+ and is available on the European and PGA Tours as well as the majors.
Just A Second – On selected football matches Stan James will refund your losing bets on First Goalscorer markets if the player you backed goes on to score the second goal of the game. The refund is paid in cash and goes up to a maximum of £100!
Happy Hour – Saturday mornings can be a lazy time as you take the load off your feet after a hard week at work. But, if you enjoy betting on horse racing you need to ensure you’re up by 11am as that’s when Stan James’ Happy Hour starts. Between 11am to 12 noon, Stan James will go top price on one of the most high-profile horses running that day. Don’t miss out!
You don’t have to be indoors at a desktop computer to place a bet with Stan James. You can get a bet on anywhere that you can find a signal with their easy to use mobile site. Its design makes it look just like the main Stan James site but it has been optimised so that you can get involved in the action as quickly as possible.
The important stuff like access to your account is located right at the very top of the Stan James mobile site but from then on, everything is geared towards speed and usability. The most popular sports are just a click of a graphic away, the latest offers and promotions scroll across the entire width of your screen and upcoming events are grouped by sport and listed right on the homepage.
All too often betting sites look cluttered due to the vast amount of information that they contain but Stan James’ mobile site manages to distil their huge selection of odds into a clean layout. It’s impressive that they’ve managed to bring the power of their main site to both IOS and Android devices and it is even possible to stream live horse races direct on your phone.
Navigation is smooth and fast and when you get to an individual event there is no messing about – it’s straight into the choice of markets available. Placing a single bet is as easy as tapping a selection and entering you stake. For multiple bets there’s the well-designed Stan James BetSlip which instantly shows you your options and the winnings you’d be entitled to if the bet wins. It’s perhaps not got all of the bells and whistles of some of their biggest competitors but the Stan James mobile site has all you need to quickly place a bet wherever you are.
Stan James’ in-play offering is very strong for a company who are not widely regarded as one of the biggest players in the online betting field. The Stan James site proudly proclaims that they are powered by Unibet and they certainly make the most of their huge partner as well as their own expertise.
When in-play betting really took off Stan James were one of the first movers and they claim that they remain ahead of the pack. The sheer number of markets that they price-up and trade whilst the event is ongoing backs up that claim. Going forward they will continue to explore new in-play betting opportunities which is one of the key reasons to sign up with them.
The tagline of Stan James’ TV advertising is that they are “for the bettors”. Whether it’s examining the dimples on a golf ball or a pristine racing horse, Stan James claim that in-depth sporting knowledge doesn’t matter unless you put a bet on it. The ads are simple and well-executed as you can see for yourself below.
Stan James’ growth from a single betting shop in Oxfordshire to an online betting company with customers in over 120 countries is nothing short of remarkable. They may have only come to the attention of most people relatively recently but the company’s history stretches back to 1973. The name, Stan James, is an amalgamation of co-founder Steve Fisher and his wife Anne’s first names and that of his partner, James Holder.
The company was a pretty early adopter of online betting and gaming and as they grew their internet business they began to acquire other companies. Betdirect came into the fold in 2007, betterbet.com followed around a year later and in the following years they struck up partnerships with other European betting companies to expand their influence on the continent.
In September 2015 it was time for Stan James itself to be acquired. European giants Unibet bought the company and its brand for a big fee. They continue to operate Stan James as a separate brand given its loyal custom whilst giving their users the benefit of the Unibet expertise and spending power.
The Stan James site is built for ease of use and following on in that vein they have a number of payment methods available for their customers. Here’s the full list:
The Stan James free bet off is a nice and simple way to gain a deeper understanding of what the company have to offer. However, before signing up, have a quick ready through the following important terms and conditions.
Stan James are always looking for sponsorship opportunities to grow brand awareness. Their sponsorship of the PDC’s World Match Play is a great example of Stan James adding value to a sporting event.
There is something of an uneasy relationship between some bookmakers and British and Irish horse racing but Stan James have always been big supporters of the sport. Over the years their sponsorships have included the Stan James Guineas Festival at Newmarket, the King George Chase and the Champion Hurdle.
Stan James don’t have the biggest live streaming service available but they are rightly proud of the live racing that they offer on both their desktop and mobile site.
All you have to do to watch any of the races covered by At The Races or Racing UK is log in to your Stan James account and have a bet of at least £1 on the race in question.
Sometimes problems occur with your bookmaker and it is nice to know that they have strategies in place to deal with them. Stan James have a helpful customer support team who can be reached 24/7 via the following methods:
The Live Chat service is the quickest and simplest way to get in contact with somebody from Stan James.
If you wish to speak to somebody from Stan James on the phone the following numbers will come in handy:
There are a few email addresses which you can contact Stan James on depending on the nature of you enquiry:
The address for written correspondence is: