Our verdict on the world's biggest bookmaker
bet365 is the world’s largest bookmaker and we offer an independent review of the brand and the live streaming service.
bet365 are the world’s biggest bookmaker and there is one simple reason for that – they have more than 14 million customers across the globe.
Surprisingly, bet365 differ from many of the other big global brands in that they are a private business, owned almost exclusively by the Coates family in England. Chairman Peter Coates founded the company in 1974 and it remains the family it started out as.
The success of bet365 has been built upon a strong product with more betting markets than their rivals, an unmatched watch and bet live streaming service with more than 40,000 events and fixtures streamed live every year, and being available in a wide number of countries and languages.
A strong player in the Australian betting industry, bet365 have been at the forefront on technological development with the launch of the Cash Out function, which allows customers to exit bets early to secure a profit and reduce their risks, and bet365 Visa Card, which enables customers to withdraw winnings direct from their betting account at ATMs or use in-store or online to make purchases, and the betCall facility to allow in-play betting online.
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The bet365 is fairly easy to navigate round scores highly when compared to come of the bookmaker’s rivals. Bet placement is quick, as is finding the markets in the first place with a neat left-hand A-Z menu of sports which open up into sub-categories of race meetings, leagues, fixtures and events.
With bet365 excelling when it comes to in-play betting, it is no surprise to see the current events happening display clearly in a list on the homepage, along with odds and markets for the upcoming feature or major events. The home page will also be geo-targeted to your location and list the current events relating to where in the world you are.
bet365 also stream some of the ongoing live events on the home page, while clicking the “live streaming” section gives access to all of the current events going on and available to watch. With so many events being streamed, it is welcome that the bet365 website is both reliable and robust.
The bet365 app is one of the industry leaders. All of the markets, odds and features available on the website can also be used through the app, including the opportunity to watch the live streams – of course providing you have a decent reception on your device.
Placing a bet on the app is super quick, as is navigating around with the entire thing very nearly designed. Whether you are at work, at home or on the go, the bet365 makes staying in touch with the racing and sports action (and placing your bet) incredibly stress free.
The app is available for Apple and Android mobile devices and is compatible with Nokia, Blackberry, iPhone, iPad, Windows Phone and Android phones. If you prefer to use your internet browser, you still can with bet365’s dedicated mobile site available.
There are many reasons why bet365 are the world’s biggest bookmaker and one of the things that help make them stand out from their rivals is the watch and bet live streaming service. bet365 boast the biggest and widest-ranging sports streaming feature and now stream over 40,000 events live to your PC, mobile and tablets every year.
Live racing comes from all of Australia’s racetracks in Victoria – including the Melbourne Cup, Caulfield Cup and Cox Plate, as well as every race in Britain and Ireland and South Africa.
Sports streamed including NRL, A-League soccer and action from some of Europe’s biggest leagues including La Liga, Serie A and the Bundesliga, ATP and WTA Tour tennis, NBA and NBL basketball, MLB baseball and much more…making bet365 a real destination for sports lovers.
The live streaming is available to all members with a funded account. A bet does not need to be placed on an event to watch it, although some horse racing markets require a minimum bet before gaining access to the streams.
Under Australian law, we are required to inform you that Live Streaming on bet365 is exempt from Parts 3 and 4 of the Broadcasting Services (Online Content Service Provider Rules) 2018.
bet365 are among the bookmakers in Australia to have launched a Visa Card, offering customers the chance to get instant access to their winnings. All bet365 members in Australia can have their very own Bet365 Visa Card, which enables them to withdraw winnings at ATMs and make in-store or online purchases.
It is completely free to apply for and means customers can get access to winnings or money from their betting account in seconds without the need to wait for withdrawals to a bank account. It can be used at ATMs, Visa payWave, Visa or EFTPOS terminals where Visa Prepaid cards are accepted and at retailers worldwide or online – just like any other bank card.
You will struggle to find a bookmaker with the sheer number and array of markets than those offered by bet365. Almost every event from across the globe is covered – and bet365 are typically first to price it up and offer betting odds too.
For racing fans, every Australian and New Zealand horse race, harness race and greyhound race, while there is full coverage of the action from the UK and Ireland, South Africa, France, the United States and Canada and much more. From fixed win and place betting to tote bets, quinellas to quadrellas and match-ups to trifectas, bet365 offer some of the most in-depth betting markets across horse racing.
When it comes to sports betting at bet365, the list only gets bigger still. AFL, NRL and A-League soccer are given special treatment for Australian sports fans with upwards of 200 markets available per game, while the English Premier League (EPL), NBA basketball and NFL are incredibly popular markets. From To Win markets to first goalscorers, tryscorers or touchdown, the wide array of option available at bet365 is unmatched.
Not only do bet365 boast have a wide range of pre-match markets available, but they also have impressive coverage when it comes to In-Play betting. The number of events on which you can bet after the kick-off or start is among the biggest anywhere in the betting industry.
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