Why we like Sky Bet
- Excellent range of sports types to bet on, with very good in-depth betting available
- Superb coverage of major sporting events and tournaments around the world as they take place
- Part of a huge media broadcasting company - BSkyB - with excellent news and TV integration
- Supportive and helpful customer service that is always on the ball
- User-friendly live betting area, with live odds that are instantly updated
- Lots of regular betting special offers linked to various major sporting events
- Very good form book and statistics available to all bettors
- Fully licensed in the UK and certified by several industry oversight organisations
Sky Bet Overview
This is a one of the most exciting and vibrant online sports books, as it`s owned by the BSkyB Group, which is of course linked to the Sky TV broadcasting network. What better place to bet than here? You`ll always get up-to-the-minute sports coverage, which informs an excellent live betting service that is at once detailed and easy to use. The service is very good, with industry-leading support when you need it and a very good sports news feed, coupled with powerful statistical information for you to use.
It`s very easy to get up and running with Sky Bet. Opening an account, transfering money and placing bets are all very efficiently handled. The actual betting interface is a pleasure to use - you simply select the sports category or event you wish to bet on and you can then view all bets that are offered - updated in real time. It seldom takes more than a couple of clicks to place your bet, with a betting slip that is easy to use.
All mainstream sports are covered in great depth, with superb coverage of major world sporting events - the betting configurations offer plenty of scope. Coverage of non-major sports is also excellent, making this virtually a one-stop-shop for all types of sports betting.
Sky Bet is licensed in the United Kingdom, with certification by the ICRA, IBAS and GamCare. It also takes a proactive approach to responsible gambling.
If we were to choose a regular place to bet ourselves, Sky Bet would most definitely be at the top of the shortlist - it truly offers everything one could desire in an online sportsbook.
Open a single account with which to manage all your sports betting. All the usual sports are covered in great detail, with excellent coverage of major events (like World Cups, Wimbledon, World Series etc) and the range of bet types is excellent. Very good stats and form guides are available, and the live betting interface is immediate and easy to use.
Sports Coverage and Bet Types
Football, American Football, Aussie Rules Football, Rugby League, Rugby Union, Baseball, Snooker, Boxing, Winter Sports, Cricket, Tennis, Cycling, Poker Events, Darts, NASCAR, Formula 1, Moto GP, Golf, Mixed Martial Arts, Horse Racing, Greyhound Racing, Politics, TV and Film Specials, Virtual Racing.
Live Betting Features
Instant live betting is well handled by the software, allowing you to place both last-minute bets as well as take live bets while the event is in progress. Odds are updated in real time so that you`re always aware of what`s on offer and, if odds change while you are placing a bet, you`re notified immediately. Each live betting event has its own page on which is displayed all current game information and every bet that you can make. It`s all done in a very user-friendly way.
Rules and Limits
Betting rules are clearly laid out in detail. Betting limits are available on the website and vary from sport to sport. You can also check betting limits with the sportsbook support desk. In general, limits are in line with most online sportsbooks.
At A Glance
Accepts Players from United Kingdom
- British Sky Broadcasting Group plc
- Email: [email protected]
Live Chat: Yes
Phone: 00 44 1423 850 640