Euro 2016 Free Bets

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Euro 2016 will be the 15th time the event has happened since its launch in 1960 and at Free Bet Castle, we’ve put together a list of bookmakers who are offering free bets during Euro 2016.

Best Euro 2016 Free Bets


Here are some of the leading bookmakers who are offering betting during Euro 2016:

William Hill Free Bet

888Sport Treble Odds

Betfred Free Bet

Betfair Free Bet

Sky Bet Free Bet

NetBet Free Bet

Coral Free Bet

Unibet Free Bet

How To Claim Your Euro 2016 Free Bet


Claiming a Euro 2016 free bet is a simple and straightforward, online bookmakers offer free bets, enhanced odds and deposit bonuses which can be used on a variety of Euro 2016 betting markets.

Using the Free Bet Castle site, it is really easy to claim Euro 2016 free bets by just following the simple steps below:

  • Select a bookmaker from the above list and click to claim the offer you would like
  • Sign up for a new account through completing their online registration form and enter the relevant promotional code if it’s required
  • Deposit funds and place your bet – typically you can bet at little as £5

You can see details of each of the bookmaker betting offers here:
William Hill | Ladbrokes | 888Sport | Betfair Sportsbook | Sky Bet | NetBet | Betfred | Coral Bookmakers

How To Use Your Free Bet On Euro 2016


The bookmakers that we work with offer a variety of free bets to allow you to bet on all aspects of Euro 2016. As a result, you can bet on a variety of bets on each and every one of the games during Euro 2016 from the group stages to the final including, the winner of each group, team who will qualify and of course the winner of Euro 2016.

We have put some of those ways how you can use your Euro 2016 free bet below:

  • Euro 2016 Winner
  • Group Winner
  • Qualifying from the group
  • Team to qualify for the finals
  • Team to not qualify for the finals
  • Team elimination stage
  • Individual match betting
  • Correct score
  • Half Time and Full-Time Result
  • Both team to score
  • First goalscorer

Euro 2016 Format


The draw for Euro 2016 established the six groups which comprise of four teams – we have broken details of the groups below – and these teams will play each other on a round-robin basis. Two teams from each of the groups will progress to the next stage as Group Winner and Group Runner-Up. Additionally, the best four teams who finish in third place will also progress to the elimination phase.

As we mentioned before, there are a variety of ways you can use your Euro 2016 free bet although, based on the current format there is the risk of teams getting the same number of points so you need to be aware of how the group standings are finalised. If teams within the groups are level of points after the games are played, their position is decided by the below:

  • Points which were won in matches between the equal teams
  • Goal Difference in those games
  • Goals Scores in those games
  • Group goal difference
  • Group goals scored
  • Fair Play record
  • UEFA ranking

You should be aware of the above when you are placing your euro 2016 free bet on teams to win or qualify from their group. Additionally, any team can also have the same opponents more than once during the competition for instance, they may have been in the same group and the both might make the final.

Euro 2016 Group Stage


As we mentioned before, there are a variety of Euro 2016 betting available from the bookmakers above at the group stage. We have outlined the groups below and also the current order they are ranked:

  • Group A – France, Switzerland, Romania, Albania
  • Group B – England, Russia, Wales, Slovakia
  • Group C – Germany, Poland, Ukraine, Northern Ireland
  • Group D – Spain, Croatia, Czech Republic, Turkey
  • Group E – Belgium, Italy, Sweden, Republic of Ireland
  • Group F – Portugal, Austria, Iceland, Hungary

Previous Euro 2016 Winners


If you’re going to bet on Euro 2016, it might be useful to know the previous winners so you can identify whether you would like to use your euro 2016 free bet on them. However, being a past winner doesn’t necessarily provide an indicator for future success:

  • 1960 – Soviet Union
  • 1964 – Spain
  • 1968 – Italy
  • 1972 – West Germany
  • 1976 – Czech Republic
  • 1980 – West Germany
  • 1984 – France
  • 1988 – Netherlands
  • 1992 – Denmark
  • 1996 – Germany
  • 2000 – France
  • 2004 – Greece
  • 2008 – Spain
  • 2012 – Spain

Most Successful European Championship Nations


Based on the information above, we’ve collected the teams above and ranked them in order so you can see their previous success rates:

  • Spain (1964, 2008, 2012)
  • West Germany (1972, 1980) and France (1984, 2000)
  • Soviet Union (1960), Italy (1968), Czech Republic (1976), Netherlands (1988), Denmark (1992), Germany (1996), Greece (2004)

Top European Championship Finals Goalscorers (1972 Onwards)


In order to win any game it’s important to score goals, we’ve put a list of the top scorers in the European Championship finals from 1972 onwards below. This information can be used to identify the number of goals someone might score during the competition.

  • 9 Goals – Michel Platini (1984)
  • 5 Goals – Marco Van Basten (1988), Alan Shearer (1996), Savo Milosevic (2000), Patrick Kluivert (2000)
  • 4 Goals – Gerd Muller (1972), Dieter Muller (1976), David Villa (2008)

UEFA have created a dedicated Euro 2016 History landing page with more details about the European Championships if you want to know any more interesting facts and information.

Euro 2016 Host Venues


Euro 2016 will be played in 10 stadiums across nine cities in France – Bordeaux, Lens, Lille, Lyon, Marseille, Nice, Paris, Saint Etienne and Toulouse and will run from 10th June to 10th July – when the final will take place in the Stade de France.

In case you are wondering, here are all of the venues that will be hosting Euro 2016:

  • Stade de France (Saint Denis) – 81,338
  • Parc des Princes (Paris) – 47,000
  • Stade Velodrome (Marseille) – 67,394
  • Parc Olympique Lyonnais (Lyon) – 59,286
  • Stade Pierre-Mauroy (Lille) – 50,186
  • Nouveau Stade de Bordeaux (Bordeaux) – 42,115
  • Stade Geofferey-Guichard (Saint Etienne) – 41,965
  • Allianz Riviera (Nice) – 35,624
  • Stade Bollaert-Delelis (Lens) – 38,223
  • Stadium Municipal (Toulouse) – 33,000

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