If you’re looking for the thrill of sports betting without the hassle of filling out slips, betting sites are just what you need. There is an abundance of online betting sites available and each has its own unique terms and conditions. Before rushing in and signing up to a site, you need to understand how they work and what type of betting you’re interested in. The betting sites that we list also have online bingo as part of their games offering.
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Betvictor is a huge site powered by some of the biggest software providers, NetEnt, Microgaming, Openbet, IGT, Evolution and more. Offering a vast array of sports betting, casino games, slot and mobile more. Slot games include, Starburst, Fireworks and Family Guy toname but a few.
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Ireland's most successful bookie with betting shops throughout the UK, company listed on the stock exchange. Free match bet offer, Paypal accepted and low minimum deposit of just £5.
The Football Pools is owned and operated by industry giants Sportech Plc. Play each pools game for just £1, minimum deposit £5. Pay by credit/debit card or set up a direct debit.
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· If the wagering requirements have not been met within 30 days of you claiming the bonus then any funds held in your bonus balance and any winnings attributable to them will be removed
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Betway offer sports betting on horse racing, tennis, golf, football and pretty much every available sport. Double your first deposit as a new player. Accepts Paypal.
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*Not available to customers using Moneybookers/Skrill or Neteller as a payment method
Betfair Bingo finally launched in March 2013 after 2 years of speculation as to when the bingo side of the site would open its doors. The site runs on Virtue Fusion software and welcomes all newbies with a £25 bonus when they bet £5
Sports betting, Virtual Sports
New online customers only, min £10/ €10 stake, win only, min odds 1/2, free bets paid as 3 X £10/€10, 30 day expiry, free bet/payment method/player/country restrictions apply. See full terms below.
William Hill offers a vast range of sports betting including virtual bets and TV specials. Powered by the biggest industry names such as Ash Gaming, Blueprint Gaming, IGT (WagerWorks), Microgaming, NextGen Gaming, WMS (Williams Interactive), William Hill, Evolution Gaming . Accept Paypal and minimum deposit just £5
What are betting sites?
Betting sites generally have a large number of sports that you can bet on. They operate in a very similar way to land based bookmakers, only they provide a lot more convenience. You don’t have to physically go into a betting shop and fill out slips; you simply click a few buttons in the comfort of your own home. This has led to more females joining the gambling world as they don’t need to worry or be intimidated by the clientele that often frequent betting shops.
On the larger sports betting sites you can bet on practically any sport around the world. The most common sports you’ll find on these sites include football, horse racing, greyhound racing, boxing, tennis and rugby.
There are many different types of bets available, including unique bets that are exclusive to specific sites. Once you’ve made your bet, you are given a virtual betting slip and if you win, funds are automatically added to your account.
Odds and requirements
Two things you have to be familiar with before you bet online are the odds and betting requirements. Both of these things differ between betting companies so you will need to compare the different sites available before choosing the best one to fit your needs.
If you’re new to the world of betting, it’s easy to assume the odds would be exactly the same no matter which betting site you go with. However, this simply isn’t the case. So always compare your options to see which company offers the best odds.
The actual betting requirements are really important to read through. These tell you how much you need to deposit before you can withdraw your winnings. It isn’t always as simple as winning money and drawing it out immediately. You may need to meet certain criteria before you are given access to your money.
What types of bets can you make?
There are plenty of different betting options and the most common tend to be:
- Win bets
- Each way bets
- Place bets
Some types of bets are only available with certain types of sports. For example, each way is more commonly associated with horse racing and greyhound racing. There are also other types of speciality bets available. For example, you could bet that in a football match one team will win, but you can also specify which player it will be that will score the winning goal. This type of bet provides a much higher pay-out as it is more specific.
It is a good idea to compare as many different betting sites as you can before you choose the best one to sign up with. Look at bonus offers such as free bets and see whether they provide regular promotions.