Bet365 – Review of www.bet365.com
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Bet365 is one of the world’s leading online gambling companies employing over 1,700 people. Bet365 has over six million customers in 200 different countries. Bet 365 is the biggest privately owned bookmaker in the UK (7th overall). Bookmaker’s CEO owns Stoke FC and is a highly respected figure in bookmaking and sports circles. Bet365.com also offers casino, poker, bingo and games.
Reasons To Join
- “Operator of 2010” according to EGR Awards 2010
- “Sports Betting Site Operator” and “In-Play Sports Operator” according to EGR Awards 2011
- Tops “EGR Power 50” list second year in a row (2010 and 2011)
- Covers huge range of betting markets in the world
- Excellent customer service
- Multiple Asian Handicap and under/over lines per game
- Live video streaming covering many football leagues, tennis, snooker, basketball and other sports
- Live audio during live in-play betting
- Great technology with an emphasis on ease of use
- £200 free bet for new customers (restrictions apply)
- Regular promotions, free bets, offers and incentives for regular customers
- One wallet system that allows you to play casino games, poker or place bets
www.bet365.com has professional design and unbeatable functionality. You can find list of sports on the left-hand side. In-play events and top betting opportunities are filling homepage space with bet slip and current promotion on the right-hand side. Top menu has links to in-play, financials, casino, poker, games and bingo pages. There are also several links in top right area leading to live-streaming, chat, languages, odds format and other services.
You will find “question mark” above bet slip. If you click it, you will go to help page where you can learn how to place bets, deposit and withdraw money, sport rules and lots of other useful information.
Footer part of bet365.com has links to several important pages. Once again, you can find direct links to help pages. Other links include scores & results where you can follow scores of different competitions in real time and check results of matches that already finished. Promotions section includes links to bonus offer, current promotions, and ‘refer a friend’ promo. If you check audio section, you will find links to sports and matches that will be covered by audio broadcasting. Currently, bookmaker provides audio for horse racing, greyhounds, soccer, and cricket. Form and stats part of the footer provides links for pages with stats for different sports including soccer, tennis, horse racing and cricket. Finally, last section in the footer called ‘bet365 Sites’ has links to mobile page, betting news, and jobs as well as links to other products of bet365.
Bet365 – £200 Welcome Bonus
Bet365 offers 100% first deposit bonus up to £200. Minimum deposit to qualify for the bonus is £20. This is how it works.
- Open an account at Bet365.
- Deposit £20 or more.
- Check your email for special 10 digit Offer Code ending in NCDBS.
- Claim your bonus by going to the Enter Offer Code page in Members area and entering the code.
Remember that you need to play through your whole deposit before you can bet your bonus. Also, you need to play through your deposit and bonus 3 times before you can make a withdrawal.
Other Important Points To Know
- If you do not play your bonus 3 times within 90 days from the date you qualified for bonus, any funds held in the bonus balance will be forfeited.
- Bonus offer is valid until 23:59 UK Time 30th June 2012.
- Residents of the following countries do not qualify for the offer: Slovenia, Georgia, Moldova, Russia, Ukraine, Armenia, Vietnam, Belarus, Croatia, Serbia, Lithuania, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Macedonia, Romania, Poland, Portugal, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Slovakia, China, Taiwan.
- You need to enter Offer Code within 7 days of the qulifying transaction.
- Bets with odds less than 1/2 (1.50) will not count towards any rollover requirement.
- Bets placed on asian handicaps, goal line, baseball money line markets, instant games, and financials that closed early will not count towards any rollover requirement.
- Bet365 reserves the right to amend, cancel, reclaim or refuse any promotion at its own discretion.
Bet 365 covers wide variety of sports from soccer to table tennis. Depth of coverage is top notch with huge number of betting markets. Here is the list: alpine skiing, American football, athletics, Australian rules, baseball, basketball, beach volleyball, biathlon, boxing, cricket, cross country skiing, cycling, darts, futsal, Gaelic sports, golf, greyhounds, handball, ice hockey, horse racing, motor sports, netball, pelota, rugby league, rugby union, ski jumping, snooker, soccer, softball, speedway, table tennis, tennis, trotting, volleyball, and water polo.
Most of the markets are covered in depth with large number of different type of bets.
www.bet365.com offer very solid odds on majority of events. Bet365 offers best odds on many occassions. Theirs odds on favourites are usually good, but they are lowered if serious money is involved.
Limits differ from sport to sport. For example, there is a maximum win of £1,000,000 for all men`s full international matches and major leagues. Most other markets like rugby and boxing are maximum £100,000. There are specific rules for each sport and you can find them in “Help” section of Bet365 website.
Sportsbook offers the following payment methods: Bank Transfer, Bankers Draft, Cashiers Cheque, Delta, EntroPay, Firepay, Laser, Mastercard, Moneybookers, Neteller, Paypal, Paysafecard, Personal Cheque, Quick Pay.
Bet365 won the following awards during last several years.
- Bet365 won the “Operator of the Year” award at the eGaming Review Operator Awards 2010.
- Bet365 ranked third in The Sunday Times Profit Track 100 league table.
- Bet365 ranked the number one Internet gaming company in annual Egaming Review Magazine Power 50 list of the top 50 most influential Internet gaming companies in 2010 and 2011.
Bet365 won’t allow you to open an account if:
- you are resident of France, French Guyana, Guadeloupe, Hong Kong, Netherlands, Martinique, Turkey, United States of America.
- you are under 18 years old.
Bet 365 is definitely the bookmaker we would recommend. Bookmaker improved greatly over last several years and deserved its first place in “EGR Power50” list. Highly recommended.