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Betting Review & Available Markets
Bet365 offer an extensive range of betting markets that extends across a wide range of sports from around the globe. There’s plenty of betting to enjoy on all the popular sports… such as golf, tennis, soccer, horse racing while the site also carries betting on a number of sports popular elsewhere around the world such as American Football, basketball, baseball, Gaelic Sports, Winter Sports and Australian Rules football.
Compared to other betting sites, Bet365 carries as wide a range as most of different sports to bet on, plus there are a diverse range of markets and events to bet on for each sport available too. In short, Bet365 offers one of the best ranges of sports and the widest range of bets available on each sport, that you will find out of all online bookmaking sites.
Bet365 Football Betting
All football betting is listed under the Soccer tab in the A-Z list on the left hand side of the screen, or by clicking on the Soccer icon on the mobile app. You can navigate to your bets by clicking on the relevant coupon, finding specific team or outright types of bets. Bet365 uses coupons to organise its different soccer bets which makes navigation so easy.
Click on a competition, for example English Premier League, brings up a list of games for that competition taking place in the near future. You can see odds available on these games for the Match Result market, plus other bets available on each game are accessible by clicking on the tab on the far right of the screen.
A wide range of antepost bets on soccer are also available at the bottom of the page, such as which team will win the stated competition outright, who the top goalscorer will be and so on.
Bet365 has a number of very popular soccer promotions and these are outlined below:
- Euro Soccer Bonus – Place an accumulator on selected markets using selections from the top European Leagues and the Champions League and you can receive a bonus on top of your winnings of up to 100% of your payout.
- Bore Draw Money Back – Place a bet on the Correct Score, Half Time/Full Time or Scorecast markets on any game and if the final score of that match is 0-0, Bet365 will give you your stake money back.
- Each Way First Goalscorer – Place an each way first goalscorer bet and if your player scores at any time of the game, but not the first goal, Bet365 will pay out at 1/3 the stated odds.
Bet365 Horse Racing Betting
Bet365 offers an extensive horse racing section which is easy to locate in the A-Z listing on the left hand side of the screen. Once you click on the Horse Racing tab this brings up a list of different betting options including the top coupons of the day, the next three races being run in chronological order, plus the list of race meetings taking place in the UK and Ireland. There is even a section on Virtual horse racing if you are interested in this form of betting.
Simply clicking on the time for each race will bring up a list of runners and you can also access additional information about each horse by clicking on the Information tab in the Form section. Simply click on the odds to add any selection you like to your bet slip. Options for Forecast and Tricast betting are shown at the foot of the page, while if you add multiple selections to your bet slip, you will find all the multiple bet options available to you listed there.
Horse Racing Promotions
Bet365 offers a range of horseracing promotions and these are outlined below:
- Bet365 Price Promise – Best price for every horse for all races shown live on ITV or ITV4
- ITV Racing 4/1 Offer – Back any winner in any live ITV race at odds of 4/1 or better and receive a free bet to the same value as your bet on the next live race (max bonus £50)
- Feature Race 4/1 Offer – On days when there is no live racing, back a winner in Bet365’s Featured Race at 4/1 or better and receive a free bet to the same stake as your winning bet on the next Feature Race (max bonus £50).
- Best Odds Guaranteed – Whatever price you take, or the Starting Price of the horse, whatever is greater odds to you, Bet365 will pay you out at the higher of the two odds.
In addition to these promotions, Bet365 also offers promotions for other sports including:
- Best Odds Guaranteed on Greyhound Racing
- Sky Dogs 2/1 Offer on Greyhound Racing shown live on Sky Sports
- Tennis Accumulator Bonus
- Parlay Bonus available on US and Canadian Sports Parlay (accumulator) bets
- European Basketball Bonus
- Aussie Footy Multi Bet Bonus
- Extra Time Extra Chance bonus on all Rugby League and Rugby Union matches that go into extra time
Bet365 offers a superb Live Streaming service that is amongst the very best available in the UK. Click on the Live Streaming tab on the right hand side of their home screen to bring up a list of events that are being live streamed now on the Bet365 site.
Furthermore, click on the ‘Schedule’ option on this pop up to view a list of scheduled sporting events that will be shown live on Bet365 Sport over the coming days. You can filter this list by sporting event or date to help find events that you would like to watch via the live streaming service.
The list of sports that Bet365 typically streams includes: Tennis, Soccer, Bowls, Snooker, Badminton, Table Tennis, Volleyball, Ice Hockey, Basketball, Handball and Cricket.
Too see the full schedule go to Bet365 and select ‘Live Streaming’ from the menu.
How To Watch: Criteria
All you need to watch any live stream is to have a credit balance account with Bet365 or to have placed a bet within the preceding 24 hour period.
Furthermore, if you place a bet of £0.50 or more on any horse race taking place in UK and Ireland you can watch a live stream of that race from your Bet365 account, either on mobile or via desktop.
The minimum requirements to view live streaming via desktop are as follows:
- Microsoft – Windows XP, IE8 or newer and the latest versions of Firefox, Chrome or Opera
- Apple – MAC OX x 10.6 Snow Leopard or the latest versions of Safari, Chrome, Firefox or Opera
- Broadband Speed – A connection of 512kps or greater
- Android or iOS mobile device provided that you have a relatively modern mobile phone or tablet and a strong WiFi or 3G/4G connection.
Bet365 Mobile App
Bet365 offers a very good free mobile service for customers that want to access their accounts via a wide range of smartphones and tablet devices. There are downloadable apps available for Android and iOS devices (direct from the Bet365 site), or alternatively, you can use your devices mobile browser to log in to the Bet365 Mobile site remotely.
Many different types of smartphones and tablets, including those with operating systems not listed, can access Bet365 via a browser.
What’s good about the Bet365 Sport app?
The Bet365 Sport app is regularly updated with fixes and improvements to bring you all the top betting available on the site on the go. You can access all the same bets and markets that you can on the standard site and furthermore, you can even Live Stream many sporting events direct to your mobile.
In Play betting is also very compatible with mobile devices allowing you to Bet In Play across a wide range of events. Betting with the app is extremely simple, as easy as placing a bet on the website.
Finally, you can also access the wide range of Bet365 promotions from your mobile and you can set up Push Notifications to keep you right up to date with any new offers, promotions or live sports events you can view direct from your device.
What’s not so great about the Bet365 Sport app?
In truth, there is very little wrong with the Bet365 Sport app. Regular updates and a simple to follow menu-driven system means finding and placing bets is very easy. Due to the size of the menus, it is easier to use on tablets rather than smartphones, but that is true of all mobile apps and not an issue specific to Bet365 per se.
To find all the available customer support details on Bet365 Sport, simply click on the Services tab and then click on the Help section.
This loads up the Help menu which can easily be navigated through a series of tabs. There are a number of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s) here which explain some of the more common customer queries, while you can also find sections on Payments, Technical Issues, Rules, Responsible Gambling and lastly on Contacting Us.
If you require the assistance of a member of customer services at Bet365 Sport then there are essentially four different ways you can contact them:
Chat – Bet365 offers an instant Chat service to its customers available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week where you can ask an advisor advice on how to resolve an issue you may be having. This is certainly the quickest and probably the most expedient way to resolve any customer service issues.
Email – You can send Bet365 an email outlining your issue at any time. The email address that you send the details of your problem to is email@example.com.
Telephone – Bet365 offer a 24-hour customer services support helpline available on two freephone numbers: 08000 288 365 or 0800 7810 365. You can also contact customer services on 01782 684 757.
Post – You can send details of your issue to Bet365 via the post to the following address: Customer Services, bet365 House, Media Way, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST1 5SZ United Kingdom.
One thing that is certainly true when using the Bet365 Customer Support service is that you receive an excellent service regardless of which of the four options you choose to use. The Customer Services representatives are polite, courteous and generally resolve any issues you may have quickly and efficiently and it is rare that you need to contact customer services again for a second time about the same issue.
Bet365 Restricted Countries
You cannot join Bet365 if you live in any of the following countries:
- American Samoa
- Chinese Taipei
- Democratic Republic of Congo
- French Guyana
- Hong Kong
- North Korea
- Puerto Rico
- South Africa
- US Virgin Islands
Bet365 Bonus Review
As a new customer with Bet365, you are eligible to receive an outstanding welcome bonus when you sign up.
This is the Bet365 Open Account Offer and is available to new customers at Bet365 that open an account and deposit £10 or more into their account. When you do, you will receive a 100% deposit bonus up to £200 based on your qualifying deposit added to your bonus funds in your account.
How to sign up and claim your bonus with Bet365:
- Click here to get your 100% bonus now!
- Click on the Join Now button.
- In the Open Account section, complete all the required fields in full.
- Click the Join Now button.
Once you receive confirmation from Bet365 that your application has been successful you will receive an email from them.
This email contains confirmation you have joined and also a 10 Digit Offer code which you can now use to claim your Open Account Offer.
- Log in to your new Bet365 account using the username and password you created when joining the site.
- Click on the Deposit option
- Enter your bank or credit card details if required and then decide how much you wish to deposit. You can claim your bonus for a deposit of as little as £10, or you can make a deposit of £200 to claim the full bonus.
- Once you have made the deposit, click on the Members section of the site and go to Offers and then Enter Offer Code. Enter the 10-digit offer you received via email upon sign up ending in NCDBL.
- The offer code will be processed and the bonus applied to your account. You can only access the bonus once you have played through all of your initial deposit.
Positive Points – An outstanding site, with industry leading Live In Play betting, Live Streaming, betting services, promotions and offers. Easy to navigate, excellent customer services and a track record of providing customers with an excellent, easy to use and reliable service.
What needs to be Improved? – Bet365 do not offer many short term betting promotions, instead preferring longer term offers. A few short term offers, particularly for major sporting events, would be very appealing to punters who want better value on particular bets and events.
Bet365 Sport Rating: 5/5