Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past year, you’ll probably already be aware of the fact that World Cup fever is almost upon us. The 2018 World Cup kicks off in Russia on June the 14th and we’re already excited.
Not only does the World Cup provide plenty of chances to enjoy afternoons watching matches in the pub, draped in St George’s flags, but it also provides plenty of chances to make some very exciting sports bets!
Whilst all the bookmakers in the world are already queuing up to give you the best odds on hundreds of World Cup markets, in this series of posts we’ll be taking a closer look at some of the UK’s best sportsbooks and what they can offer you throughout the tournament.
Ladbrokes is one of the UK’s biggest bookmakers, with over 2,000 high street shops nationwide. They also operate a superb online and mobile sportsbook, which means that you can do all your World Cup betting anytime, anywhere.
Read on to find out all about the World Cup 2018 odds Ladbrokes are offering, which markets are the most popular and what World Cup 2018 Ladbrokes bonuses you could pick up.
Ladbrokes World Cup Odds: Why Choose Ladbrokes?
As we just mentioned, Ladbrokes is one of the UK’s most popular bookmakers, and they operate both on the high street and online and on mobile. This means that for UK gamblers, Ladbrokes is by far one of the most convenient bookmakers to place a World Cup 2018 bet at.
That being said, we would never recommend a sportsbook to you on the basis of convenience alone. Ladbrokes also deliver a quality experience and offer hundreds of different markets for football odds, including in-play betting options. Here are some of their most popular world cup betting markets:
- Outright Winner
- Name the Finalists
- Top Goalscorer
- To Make The 23 Man World Cup Squad
- Stage of Elimination
- Group Stage Winners
To find all of the Ladbrokes football World Cup 2018 markets, you need to select the ‘Football’ tab and then go to the World Cup section. Although the Ladbrokes site can sometimes feel a little busy, your bet slip will always been shown to the right of the screen, making it easy to see what you’re wagering on, how much and when.
In addition to offering a great World Cup betting experience, we’d also recommend Ladbrokes thanks to their spectacular mobile app and their wide variety of accepted payment methods. These two things make sports betting at Ladbrokes that much easier, especially when you’re on the go.
Here are all the payment methods available to UK players at Ladbrokes:
- Visa Electron
- PayPal (What is PayPal?)
- Bank Transfer
The Ladbrokes Odds Calculator
If you’re not very mathematically minded, then another advantage of betting at Ladbrokes this World Cup is that they provide all players with their very own betting calculator. With this useful tool, you can input all your bets and work out your possible returns.
This can be very useful if you’re making accumulator bets or placing many Ladbrokes football bets at the same time. Furthermore, it can help you work out if a bet is worth making and what you can expect to win should it pay off!
To access the Ladbrokes Odds Calculator simply click the question mark button (which you will find at in the top left hand corner of the Ladbrokes site) and select ‘Bet Calculator’ from the drop down menu.
Ladbrokes World Cup 2018 Bonus Codes and Promotions
If everything we’ve just mentioned has persuaded you that for World Cup 2018 odds Ladbrokes is the place to go, then we’re guessing that you’re also trying to work out how to get a little more bang for your buck.
With the World Cup fast approaching, the good news is that bookmakers are sure to put on some speciality offers sometime soon and we’re definitely expecting Ladbrokes to pull out the big guns. How can we be so sure?
Ladbrokes are well known as a generous bookmaker and even though there aren’t any specific World Cup bonus codes up for grabs at the moment, their track record and current promotions speak for themselves.
Alongside daily price boosts on current matches, Ladbrokes also offer players accumulator insurance bonuses, free bets and even a welcome package for all new punters. Check out how you can get your hands on the Ladbrokes sports betting welcome bonus below.
Ladbrokes Free Bet Welcome Bonus
At Ladbrokes, all new players are treated to a free matched bet bonus worth up to £50 when they make their first wager at the site. This means that whatever you bet first time around, you can expect that much back in your account immediately after – giving you more cash to spend on World Cup wagers!
To get your hands on the bonus, all you need to do is register at Ladbrokes, using the bonus code ‘F50’ and deposit £5 or more. Then, when you place your first qualifying single bet of anything between £5 and £50, you’ll receive the same amount in bonus cash, delivered directly into your Ladbrokes account.
Do remember however, that in order to claim your free bet, you must place your qualifying bet within 14 days of registering at the site. Furthermore, you then only have four days to place your free bet, so make sure you get your timings correct if you want to spend it on a World Cup wager.