Coral are probably the best known of all the UK street bookmakers and Coral's expertise and knowledge has been transferred into a multi-million pound global online gaming group namely the Gala Coral Group. With over 1700 shops around the UK and over a decades experience within the online market Coral are ranked as the UK's 3rd largest bookmaking business with around 20% of the market.
Coral focus on new ideas and trends that makes Coral the leading player when it comes to bet in play markets and Coral jumped straight onto the technology band wagon with a gracefully simple mobile website and app. Coral always try to stap one step ahead of the competition and are still out in front in my eyes.
Refer A Friend - Currently Coral do not run a refer a friend scheme.
I have to say that Coral is my number one choice for platform design. The colour scheme is rich and easy going and the homepage is set out in a way that makes you think it's nice and compact when in fact there is more information their than you realise it's just a great design so the different modules are not in your face.
There are two main menus at the top of the screen. The first is in case you like alternative betting and not just sports as Coral cover a wide variety of options including poker, casino and the slots. The second menu is where you can find all your information for the sports betting site from live streaming to stats and results with a dedicated tab for the current offers that Coral are promoting. The left hand side menu is the standard quick links to the top sports such as racing and then the best of the current week's offerings in other areas. The week's special events are always sectioned in the middle of the homepage for quick viewing.
Coral Mobile App
Coral use their right hand side module for homepage promo's with the best current promotions easily in view. Along with this they also have a dedicated tab in the second main menu so you can have a quick look at what they have on all sports at that time.
Beat By A Head - Place a bet at any UK flat meeting and if your selection finishes second, beaten by a head or less Coral will give you money back as a free bet up to £25.
Best Price Guarantee - Simply take an Early Price or Board Price and if the SP is better Coral pay you at the greater odds! Best Price Guaranteed (BPG) is available on all UK and Ireland racing fixtures, applied to single and multiple bets struck at either Early or Board price.
Coral offer wide variety of betting incentives some of which are listed below:
Rapid Fire Markets - Rapid fire is an innovative and immediate in-play product offered on selected football matches. A specific betting window to place bets on what the next outcome of the match will be. Enhance your betting in play experience and bet on the Next Set Piece whether that be a Throw In, Free Kick, Goal Kick, Corner Kick, or What Event Happens Next in the game markets including Corner, Offside, Booking or Goal. Settlement is immediate allowing you to bet and win over and over again during the game.
Coral Live Sports Stream - You can now watch live Football, Tennis, Snooker, Rugby and Basketball for FREE on your PC with Coral Live Stream Sports. Wherever you see the Coral Live Stream icon next to an event, you can watch that event live from your PC.
Live Racing On Your PC - You can now watch live UK, Irish & Dubai Racing from anywhere, on your PC, iPhone, iPad or Android device, when you place a £1 bet with Coral.co.uk.
Where's The Money Going - Great little module below your bet slip to give you an idea of how the money has been spread through the race.
Stats And Results - I feel these pages should get a mention for the amount of information they give out with so little effort.