Sportsbet Bookmaker Review

Who is Sportsbet?

Sportsbet are Australia's biggest bookmaker and have been operating since 1993. Paddy Power purchased 51% of Sportsbet in 2009 for $200 million and completed their acquisition in 2011 for a reported $132 million. Although they are owned by an international bookmaker, Sportsbet continues to be run as a separate entity.

Betting Product

Sportsbet offer a variety of wagering options across a vast range of both Australian and International racing and sporting events. In addition to gaining access to the standard bet types such as single and straight bets, line betting, margin betting, multi betting, live betting and exotic betting such as first goal scorer and most red cards, Sportsbet also have the very unique Predictor Hub which is program software that gives an independent statistical analysis across sports matches.

Still in the beta stage is a new product recently launched by Sportsbet called the 'Sportsbet Punters Club' which allows you to set up a group with your friends that you can all add funds to so that you can share your punting experience together.

Mobile/Tablet Product

The Sportsbet App offer one of the best mobile phone betting experiences in the industry. Every bet and market that you find on the website is available on the App and it's free to download on your Apple or Android device. Another unique part of the App is the introduction of the cash out facility on your bets, which is great if you are on the move and cannot get to a PC, just use the App to manage your betting and keep 1 step ahead of the bookie!

Live Sports Streaming

All horse racing from Victoria is streamed live by Sportsbet via both the website and the App as long as you have a funded account (you don't have to place a bet). Furthermore, you also have dozens of other Australian and global sports broadcast on a daily basis including rugby league, NBA basketball, golf, tennis championships plus many more!


Sportsbet offer a large range of bonuses for their existing customer base as well as new offers to entice new customers. From free competitions like Million Dollar Tipping to the rewards bonuses that include the famous money back specials, Sportsbet are the leaders in providing promotions to their customers.

Deposit/Withdrawal Summary

Sportsbet offer a wide range of depositing options including Debit/Credit Card, Skrill, PayPal, Bank Transfer, BPay and POLi.

The fastest way to withdraw your winnings is via the Sportsbet Cash Card where you can receive your winnings instantly and withdraw these via an ATM. Other withdrawal options include Debit Card, Skrill, PayPal and Bank Transfer.


All in all, Sportsbet is the most popular bookmaker for all Australian punters and they offer a product that is second to none. With some of the best odds and promotions in the industry, you can see exactly why Sportsbet are taking the Australian Sports betting market by storm!

Deposit Options Skrill, Debit Card, Credit Card
Withdrawal Options Bank Wire, Sportsbet Cash Card, Skrill, Debit Card
In Play Product Place in-play bets with a telephone operator
Live Streaming All Victorian Horse Racing is free to watch with a funded account plus many more sports
Mobile Product One of the best in the industry, which gives you everything the website has and more!
Promotions Opening account bonuses, free competitions, individual sport offers