: Sports Betting Sites Review

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Special Features
  • Mobile Wagering Platform
  • No Country/Residency Restrictions
  • Huge Range of Sporting Markets/Wagering Options
  • High Betting Limits ($5-25k)
  • Languages:
Editor's Review

BetOnline is one of the top sports books not only in the UK, but known throughout the world. Having been online since 2001, they have built a strong name and reputation for themselves based on excellent customer service, offering tons of sports markets and betting options and a wide variety of bonuses and promotions. Anyone interested in placing a casual wager or thinking about betting sports regularly will be well-served by this site.

Software/Site & Graphics

The software which powers the Bet Online site is run by Digital Gaming Solutions, one of the most trusted partners in this online space. This software allows for easy and efficient bet placements with an easy to follow bet ticket slip and confirmation screen. The graphics themselves are nothing spectacular, but they get the job done.

Bonuses & Promos

Bonuses and promotions are an area where BetOnline outshines all the others. To begin with, they offer a strong initial bonus plus a lifetime bonus guarantee. This means that you will be sure to receive up to a 25% bonus on every deposit you ever make into the sports book, casino, or poker room. Additionally, the site offers a number of special event promotions which vary from time to time. As an example, have you ever placed an "over" bet on a football match which ended in a nil-nil tie? With BetOnline, your over wager would have been refunded in such a situation.


Another area of strength for Bet Online is the number of sports offered. Being open to punters from all over the globe, they aim to please by offering sports from auto racing, baseball, basketball and football to options such as martial arts, rugby tennis and even futures and props wagers. Best of all, you may place wagers such as totals, sides, parlays, teasers and even straight money line wagers. Most of these are available for every sport, although there are some restrictions. You can even explore complex complicated wagering combinations (money line parlays or if-then wagers).


Obtaining good support is never an issue at BetOnline. They offer the traditional methods of email, phone (including toll-free lines) and even live online chat. You should expect your mails to be answered within an hour or two, since reps are available 24/7.

Extra Value

The BetOnline site offers players a myriad of extra features as well. For starters, they have live betting available on a number of matches and events daily. You will also find a mobile app to ensure that you never miss placing another wager again! Despite the primary target clientele being the casual player, there are some super high betting limits, going up to the $25,000 per game range (most sports top out at around $5,000 but it is possible to request these be increased).

General Information

The BetOnline site is very easy to use. Simply click on the sportsbook link and then choose your markets and place your wagers. Planning out your wagering activities is also quite straightforward thanks to the excellent schedule/rotation and a good statistics page. There is nothing to download and the site loads very fast for smooth operation. Best of all, there are no country or player restrictions; even US players are welcome.

Deposits & Withdrawal Options

BetOnline offers players the largest variety of deposit and withdrawal options in the entire industry. These include:

  • Credit Cards
  • Person-to-Person
  • Money Orders
  • NeTeller
  • MoneyBookers/Skrill
  • Check via Courier Service

They even support direct sportsbook to sportsbook transfers.

Payout Policy

When taking a payout from BetOnline, you first must make sure that you have met the wagering requirements connected to the specific bonus you received. Since most will opt for the lifetime 25% bonus guarantee, this means that the deposit plus bonus must be wagered a very reasonable 6 times. The company also reserves the right to request identification. This normally occurs during your first payout request and should only be required once.

Pros & Cons

There is certainly much to like about BetOnline. The site accepts players from around the globe with only limited restrictions, they offer excellent discounted lines, bonuses on every deposit, a strong VIP program and a huge variety of sporting markets and wagering options. The only con would be that they should focus on expanding the number of events open for live wagering; they are a little thin in this area.

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