Bet365 betting review

Bet365Online bookmaker Bet365 offers sports betting on UK and international events with a generous welcome bonus for new members. The online bookie also offers a wide range of betting markets, audio and video streaming, in-play betting, a best odds guarantee on greyhound and horse racing betting and an ongoing free bet promotion for races televised on Channel 4.

Read on to learn more about betting with Bet365. Members can also play Bet365's casino, poker room, games and bingo with a single account.

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Overall rating for Bet365 betting : 10/10

Look and feel: 10/10
Range of sports betting markets: 10/10
Customer support: 10/10
Welcome offer: 10/10

Bet365's account opening offer

Bet365 offers a welcome offer of up to a £200 betting bonus for new members. Simply join online today and follow our instructions below for how to qualify for and claim this great bonus offer. The account opening offer can be accessed directly via our link and via Services > Promotions > Open Account Offer in the lower left hand column of their site.

Open a new Bet365 sports betting account and make a qualifying deposit of between £10 and £200. Before making any bets, visit the Members Area > Enter Offer Code page and enter the 10 digit offer code that will be sent to you by email upon account opening. The code must be entered within 7 days of opening the account in order to qualify for Bet365's betting bonus offer. A bonus to the same value as your qualifying deposit will become available after placing qualifying bets that total at least your deposit value. Bets containing selections at odds of less than 1/2 (1.50) and Asian handicap, goal line or baseball money line bets don't count as qualifying bets. The value of the deposit plus the value of the bonus bets must be rolled over at least three times in total within 90 days of making your qualifying deposit in order for funds in the bonus balance to become withdrawable. Bet365's account opening offer is due to end on 30 September 2015, but may be extended, changed or withdrawn at any time without notice - check site to confirm full details and terms.

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Confused? Don't worry: Bet365 offers a bonus tutorial. It explains the steps involved in qualifying for, monitoring progress towards, claiming and using free sports betting bonuses. The tutorial is located at Services > Help > Bonus Tutorial in the lower left hand column of their site.

Bet365 sports betting

Bet365 offers online sports betting on a wide range of sports including:

American football Baseball Basketball
Boxing Cricket Cycling
Darts Gaelic sports Golf
Greyhound racing Horse racing Ice hockey
Motor sports Rugby League Rugby Union
Snooker Soccer Specials
Speedway Tennis Virtual sports
Volleyball Winter sports More

Bet365 audio and video streaming

AudioIn Bet365's event listings, the speaker icon is displayed next to sports events for which the bookmaker provides live audio commentary.

VideoThe camera icon is shown next to events for which Bet365 provides live video streaming. Broadband internet is required and you'll need to be logged in as a member. Members can watch all races in the UK and Ireland with live streams from At The Races and Racing UK subject only to placing a minimum bet of £1 (or 50p each-way) on the race. There's archive access for watching video replays via At The Races too.

In-play betting at Bet365

In PlayFor selected events, Bet365 offers live / in-play betting markets, as indicated by the stopwatch icon in event listings. In-play betting offers the chance to place bets as the action unfolds.

Bet365 features

Bet365's sportsbook offers user-friendly site navigation, aided by a set of quick access icons across the top of all betting coupons (in the main / central area of the page). Users can also switch easily between fractional and decimal odds by clicking the link located just above the quick access icons.

For any given event on which a user wishes to place a bet, clicking on the odds within the coupon area will add the selection to the betting slip, which is located towards the top right of the page. When viewed in standard mode (default), the betting slip shows possible wins based on stakes entered into the "Stake" box. Bets are placed when logged in members click on "Place Bet" (in yellow at the of the betting slip).

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Bet365 best odds guarantee

Bet365 guarantees members its best odds on every horse and greyhound race. When placing a bet, members accept odds offered on their selections as normal. However, if the starting price turns out to be higher, Bet365 guarantees to pay out winnings based on the higher odds. This best odds guarantee applies to all horse and greyhound races and includes board prices, early prices, singles, multiples and showcasts.

Bet365 Channel 4 4/1 free bet offer

Place a winning single bet at odds of 4/1 or higher on a UK or Irish horse race televised on Channel 4 in the UK and Bet365 will give you a free bet (with the same stake as your winning bet) on the next live Channel 4 race. And if your free bet also wins under the same terms, you'll get another one!

Bet365 help

Bet365's website features extensive help resources for both new and existing members. The help section is located in the Services menu, within the lower portion of the left hand column. Resources include guidance on making deposits and withdrawals, answers to frequently asked questions about sports betting, account management and payments, a betting glossary, advice on technical issues, Bet365's general and sports rules and advice regarding responsible gambling. Support is also available from Customer Service advisors by email, freephone telephone and fax. Bet365's support facilities operate 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Bet365 information

Bet365 is licenced and regulated by the UK Gambling Commission with licence number 000875.

Bet365 can be contacted by post at: Customer Services, bet365, Hillside, Festival Way, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST1 5SH, United Kingdom.

Bet365's customer service telephone numbers are 0800 0288 365, 0800 781 0365 and 01782 684 757.

More from Bet365

In addition to sports betting, Bet365 offers an online casino, online poker room, online games and online bingo. Members can transfer funds between different betting and gaming options using the convenient "single wallet" feature.

Bet365 Betting at Bet365

Are you itching to get started with Bet365? Just click one of our links to visit their site, where you can register as a new member, deposit funds and start betting online today. You can use the same Bet365 account not only for online sports betting, but also to play casino games, poker, bingo and instant win games. Or to see more bookies, casinos and more, click a link below to visit the relevant section of our online gambling directory.


An online sportsbook and more

In addition to the free bet basket offer for new sports betting clients, Bet365 offers separate welcome bonuses for each of its online casino, poker room, instant win games and bingo.


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Responsible gambling

Bet responsibly

Resources and advice features gambling sites for UK consumers aged 18+. We urge responsible attitudes and behaviour when gambling. Resources, help & info:

-'s responsible gambling guide;
- Gamble Aware - advice about gambling;
- GamCare - online, phone & counselling support;
- Gamblers Anonymous - fellowship-based help.