How to Promo Arb the Big Bash League

Whenever big sporting events such as the Big Bash League are on, the corporate bookies entice punters with offers in the hope that you deposit with them rather than their competition. One of the easiest ways to get one up over the bookies is to play all these offers against each other in a process called matched betting. This Bonus Money guide below will give you an example of how you can gain an edge.

At Bonus Money, we calculate for you the expected value (the average amount of money you can expect to make) playing each promotion, as well as providing tools and calculators so you can easily combine all promotions for greater potential profits.

Are you ready to take on the bookies over BBL09? You’ll need Betfair.


These are the current offers from the corporates on the head to head market, although we would expect a few more of the corporates to deliver some promotions throughout the tournament.

Expected Value: $5.00

If the team you back wins and hits eight or more sixes we’ll double your winnings (additional winnings paid in Bet Credits, up to $100).

Expected Value: $12.00

The Big Bash is back for the summer. Place a Head to Head bet and if your team makes 55+ runs or takes 3+ wickets in the first 6 overs of the match. You win!

Expected Value: $12.00

Get early cash on the Big Bash! If your team scores 55+ runs or takes 3+ wickets in the first six overs of the match, we’ll automatically pay you out on the H2H market.

Expected Value: $5.00

If a Customer backs a team which scores 175 or more runs but loses the match, he/she will receive a Bonus matching the value of their first wager up to $100 only.

Expected Value: $5.00

Place a Match Result bet on any of this week’s Big Bash games and if your team hits the most sixes but loses the match, money back up to $50.

Expected Value: $5.00

Place a Head to Head bet on any BBL match and if your team hits 6+ sixes but lose, Bonus Bet back up to $50.

How to promo arb

Wednesday 18th of December at 19:10 AEDT
Big Bash Sydney Sixers v Perth Scorchers

The Bonus Money Dutching Calculator takes the latest odds from bookmakers and then combines for you the cheapest way to play all the offers. It’s highlighted in blue what you should bet. With the Bonus Money calculator if you are banned from promotions at any bookies or you wish to include other bookies you can update the calculator to fit your specific requirements. This means you can give yourself the best promotional plays with the up to date odds at any time.

Suggested Bets at 9.43am Tuesday 17th December

Bet365 – $100 Sixers @ $2.00
Ladbrokes – $100 Scorchers @ $1.91
Neds – $100 Scorchers @ $1.91
Palmerbet – $100 Scorchers @ $1.90
TABtouch – $50 Sixers @ $1.950
Ubet – $50 Sixers @ $2.00
Betfair – $89.49 Sixers @ $2.00

These odds and suggested bets update for our members as the odds at the bookies change so you can always have calculated the cheapest way to combine the promotions.

Regardless of the result by combining all the promotions and placing a bet with Betfair, you can qualify for all the promotions at a cost of $17.49

  • If Sixers hit 8 6’s and win get a $100 bonus bet.
  • If in the first 6 overs Scorchers either score 55 runs or take 3 wickets then lose you get an extra $382 cash.
  • If Scorchers score 175 runs but lose get a $100 bonus bet
  • If Sixers get most 6’s but lose get $50 cash
  • If Sixers hit 6 6’s but lose get $50 bonus bet


The Big Bash is another opportunity to take advantage of the generous bookmaker promotions. By combining all of the available promotions with Betfair gives you an opportunity at scoring many bonuses for a small qualifying cost. The Bonus Money calculators will help you to do this effectively.

To understand exactly which promotions to take advantage of when and to gain a better chance at scoring bigger profits from matched betting join Bonus Money Pro.

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