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Best bookie bonuses & racing specials for Stakes Day 2017

Weekly betting specials

ONLINE bookmakers are pulling out all the stops for the penultimate weekend of the Melbourne spring carnival.

Punters at can enjoy an extra Power Play boost for bets on the Darley Classic – one of the drawcard events on Stakes Day.

Back a horse at fixed odds in any of the first five races at Flemington and CrownBet will give you up to $50 in bonus bets if it runs second or third. is offering enhanced prices on race one at all major metro meets this Saturday, as well as boosted odds of $3.20 on Fastnet Tempest to win race three at Flemington.

There is more value still at Neds, where you can score a bonus bet up to $20 if you back a horse in race one at Stakes Day and it does not win.

Socceroos bonus offers

Tim Cahill and company are in the Americas this weekend for what promises to be a tough first leg of Australia’s World Cup playoff tie with Honduras.

If you place a correct score wager at Sportsbet, you can get up to $50 back in bonus bets if your tip loses but your team wins.

Ladbrokes is running boosted odds on first goalscorer bets, correct score markets and exclusive Footy Freaks player doubles.

If you back either team to win and the match ends in draw, will refund your stake with up to $25 in rewards points.

The pick of the bunch is Neds, which has posted a number of high-paying Socceroos specials:

Exclusive $500 bookmaker bonus

Rugby League World Cup betting specials

Bookies have a number of deals in play for the final round of group games at the 2017 Rugby League World Cup.

Neds is offering boosted payouts for a trio of special margin bets on Australia’s clash with Lebanon, including $3 odds for the Kangaroos to win by 50 points or more.

That firm is also paying big odds on selected tryscorer/win doubles for the much-hyped New Zealand vs. Tonga match.

Those following the Kiwis and Mate Ma’a can enjoy even more value at Ladbrokes, which has enhanced prices on every player in the first tryscorer market.

For all games at RLWC 2017, you can recoup up to $50 in CrownBet Rewards on first tryscorer selections that instead cross for the second or third try.

William Hill has a similar deal for Fiji vs. Italy, with up to $25 in bonus points on offer if your first tryscorer pick scores at any other time in the game.

NBA bookie promotions

Sportsbet has a pair of NBA multi specials in action this week.

If you combine four or more head-to-head legs and only one of them misses out, the house will refund your stake with up to $50 in bonus cash.

There is also a $50 bonus on offer for Same Game Multi picks on the Philadelphia 76ers at Golden State Warriors where only one leg fails. is taking on Melbourne’s own Kyrie Irving, with boosted odds of $3 for the Boston Celtics star to score 25 points or more in a win over the Charlotte Hornets.

Ladbrokes and CrownBet update their NBA specials every day, so keep an eye out over the course of the weekend.

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