Bet365 Bonus Code [November 2018] – Up To £100 Sign Up Bonus In Bet Credits

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Up To £/€100 In Bet Credits

Summary Terms & Conditions: Min deposit £5 and 1x settled bet requirement to release Bet Credits. Min odds, bet and payment method exclusions apply. Returns exclude Bet Credits stake. Time limits and T&Cs apply.

Updated: 18th November 2018

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Bet365 Bonus Codes 2018

Below you will find a list of all the currently available bet365 bonus code for UK and Irish residents only. Simply click on the Reveal link below to find the correct bonus code to use. If no bonus code is required to claim the sign up offer, then all you have to do is click the link to go to their website and sign up as normal. 

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How Do I Use The Bet365 Promo Code [Step-by-step Guide]

Below you will find a list of all the currently available bonus codes for UK and Irish residents only. Simply click on the Reveal link below to find the correct bet365 bonus code 2018 to use. If no bonus code is required to claim the sign up offer, then all you have to do is click the link to go to the website and sign up as normal. 

  • Click to reveal the code above and make a note of it
  • Click on any of the orange buttons (which are links) above which takes you directly to their website where you you must then click on the "Join Now" button. Full terms and conditions of the offer can be found here.
  • Entry all the details as requested on this page (e.g. username, password, email address etc.)
  • At the very end of the form, there is a box where you must enter the promo code (if required). See screen print below to avoid any confusion.
  • Then click the "Join Bet365" button. 
  • Now you can make your qualifying first deposit, wager some bets on your favourite sports markets or play in your favourite games and claim your offer! 
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What Is The Bet365 Bonus Code In My Country

The bonus offer above is for UK and Irish customers. 

However, as they are the biggest online bookmaker, they operate all over the world. 

Every region will have their own specific first time user offers and promo codes which are determined by the market and regulation in that region. 

To find out what bonus is on offer to you, all you have to do is simply click on the following "Check Bonus Amount For My Country" link below. A lot of times, you may not need a code to avail of the promoted offer, so, just follow the instructions on the page. Please read the terms and conditions carefully on the landing page, as sometimes offers will differ greatly from territory to territory. Click for the bet365 bonus code 2018.

Current Promotions (Updated Daily)

New Account Offer

New Customers only. Up to £100 in Bet Credits. Sign up, deposit £5 or more to your account and bet365 will match your qualifying deposit in Bet Credits when you place qualifying bets to the same value and they are settled. Min odds/bet and payment method exclusions apply. Returns exclude Bet Credits stake. T&Cs, time limits & exclusions apply.

Significant Terms and Conditions

• Available to new customers only. Make a qualifying deposit of £5* or more and claim the offer within 30 days of registering your account to qualify for a 100% matched amount in Bet Credits, up to a maximum of £100*. Once claimed, your Bet Credits will be held in your account balance and are non-withdrawable.
• To release your Bet Credits for use, you must place qualifying bets to the value of your qualifying deposit (capped at €100*) and they must settle within 30 days of claiming the offer. Only qualifying bets settled after claiming the offer will count towards this requirement.
• Deposits made using NETeller, Skrill or Skrill 1-Tap will not count as your qualifying deposit.
• Bets placed must meet certain conditions to count towards the release of your Bet Credits:
• Must contain at least one selection at odds of 1/5 (1.20) or greater.
• In market/fixture combinations that only have two or three potential outcomes (for example Soccer Full Time Result), where you have placed bets on more than one potential outcome, either pre-match or In-Play, only the outcome with your highest cumulative stake will count.
• Where a stake has been partially Cashed Out, only the remaining active stake will count.
• Where a bet has been edited using our Edit Bet feature, only the new stake on the new bet will count.
• Fully Cashed Out, Instant Games, Gaming, void bets or bets placed via our Telephone Betting service will not count.

• Your Bet Credits are non-withdrawable, and Bet Credits stakes are not included in any returns. Any returns from Bet Credits placed will be added to your Withdrawable Balance. Bet Credits cannot be used on certain products, offers/promotions and bet types. See full Terms and Conditions for details.
• Your Bet Credits will be forfeit and removed if your account is inactive for 90 consecutive days.

*or currency equivalent

T&Cs, time limits and exclusions apply.

Live Streaming

To add to the In-Play excitement, bet365 stream over 140,000 events live to your PC every year - so you can bet as the action unfolds. Highlights include Masters Series Tennis tournaments and matches from some of the top domestic Soccer leagues in the world. To use the Live Streaming service you will need to be logged in and have a funded account or to have placed a bet in the last 24 hours. Any fixture/event on our website which has the Play or Video icon next to it is scheduled to be shown via Live Streaming.

Current Football Promotions

100% Euro Soccer Bonus

bet365's fantastic Euro Soccer accumulator offer includes the top domestic leagues in Europe along with the group and knockout stages of the Champions League. You can earn a bonus of up to 100% if you place accumulators on the Premier League, Serie A, Primera Liga, Bundesliga 1 or Champions League. Place a pre-match accumulator of 3 or more selections on the Full Time Result or Result/Both Teams To Score markets combining teams in any of these competitions and, if successful, the relevant bonus will be added to your returns.

The bonus will not apply where a stake has been fully Cashed Out. Where a stake has been partially Cashed Out, the bonus will be calculated based on the remaining active stake and the maximum bonus that you can receive is £100,000 or currency equivalent. If a qualifying bet is edited using the Edit Bet feature, the bonus will be calculated based on the new stake. Where a bet has been edited to include or amend a selection for an event that is In-Play, the bonus will no longer apply.

Bets placed with Bet Credits, Double Chance bets or combination bets with bonuses such as Lucky 15’s or Lucky 31’s do not apply for this offer.

T&Cs apply. Only available to new and eligible customers.

Bore Draw Money Back

Place a pre-match bet on ANY of their Correct Score, Half-Time/Full-Time or Scorecast markets for ANY Soccer match, and if the game finishes 0-0, your stake will be refunded if your bet loses.

This offer will not apply where a stake has been fully Cashed Out. Where a stake has been partially Cashed Out, and the match finishes 0-0, only the remaining active stake will be refunded. If a qualifying bet is edited using the Edit Bet feature prior to kick-off and the match finishes 0-0, only the new stake will be refunded. Where a bet has been edited to include or amend a selection for an event that is In-Play, the offer will no longer apply.

Bets placed from your Withdrawable Balance will be refunded to your Withdrawable Balance and bets placed with Bet Credits will be refunded as Bet Credits.

T&Cs apply. Only available to new and eligible customers.

Unlimited Places on First Goalscorer Each Way Bets

Have an Each-Way First Goalscorer bet on any match with them, and be safe in the knowledge that if your player scores at any time during the game, they will pay you out!

Each-Way bets are settled on all goalscorers, at 1/3 odds for unlimited places in 90 minutes play.

T&Cs apply.

Current Horse Racing Promotions

ITV Racing 4/1 Offer

Back any single winner at 4/1 or more on any race televised live on ITV Racing and you can have a risk free bet to the same stake (up to £50*) on the next race broadcast live on ITV Racing. This offer applies to the FIRST single bet placed by a customer on each race shown live on ITV Racing.

If your risk free bet also wins at odds of 4/1 or more, you qualify for a risk free bet on the next race televised live on ITV Racing. Keep backing those winners and bet365 will keep giving you risk free bets! If your risk free bet loses, your stake (up to £50*) will be refunded to your account.

This offer will not apply where a stake has been fully Cashed Out. Where a stake has been partially Cashed Out, any refund amount or subsequent risk free bet amount will be equal to the remaining active stake. If a qualifying bet is edited using our Edit Bet feature, any refund amount will be equal to the new stake and not the original stake. Where a risk free bet is changed using Edit Bet, no refund will be given and the offer will no longer apply. Where more than one selection in the same race is placed on the same bet slip, the first selection is deemed to be the one which is highest on the bet slip. Offer applies to bets placed on Win and Each-Way Fixed Odds markets and Enhanced Place Terms markets only. All other markets, including adjusted place terms (Each Way Extra), Ante-Post bets and Tote/Pari-Mutuel (bets and dividends), are excluded from this offer.

Bets must be placed in the usual way and can be paid for from either your Withdrawable Balance or Bet Credits. Bets placed from your Withdrawable Balance will be refunded to your Withdrawable Balance and bets placed with Bet Credits will be refunded as Bet Credits.

*or currency equivalent

T&Cs apply. Only available to new and eligible customers.

Best Odds Guaranteed

bet365 offer Best Odds Guaranteed on every horse race - every day!

When you place your bet with Bet 365, take the price on your selection - and if the SP is bigger they will pay you out at the bigger odds! Ante-Post, Tote/Pari-Mutuel (bets and dividends), 'Not to Win', Enhanced Win, Cover Bets and In-Play bets are excluded.

This offer includes Board Prices, Early Prices, singles and multiples as well as Showcast bets on all racing where a fixed price is offered. Offer applies to bets placed on Win and Each Way Fixed Odds markets and Enhanced Place Terms markets only. All other markets, including adjusted place terms (Each Way Extra), Ante-Post bets (unless otherwise stated) and Tote/Pari-Mutuel (bets and dividends), are excluded from this offer. All Australasian Racing is excluded.

For example, if you take an Early Price of 3/1 and your selection wins at 4/1, you get paid at 4/1!

T&Cs apply. Only available to new and eligible customers.

Watch At The Races and Racing UK LIVE

Watch EVERY race in the UK and Ireland, live at bet 365. You need not miss a second of the action - and there's not a subscription fee in sight! Simply place a bet of at least £0.50 win or £0.25 each-way (or currency equivalent) on your selection(s) and enjoy the race! And that’s not all! They have now launched an At The Races archive service, which means that you can now watch a video replay of any ATR race.

Price Promise ITV Racing

Every week there’s a host of superb races broadcast live on ITV Racing and, as always, bet 365's fantastic offers will ensure that you get the best value.

Their trading team will constantly update their prices for all races shown live on ITV Racing to ensure that they offer the best price on every horse running.

This offer is applicable to all bets placed from 10am on the day of race and only covers races shown live on ITV Racing unless otherwise stated by bet 365. Best price or joint best price will be matched from the following list of Bookmakers: Ladbrokes, William Hill, Paddy Power, Coral, Sky Bet and Boylesports. Offer applies to bets placed on Win and Each-Way Fixed Odds markets only. All other markets, including Enhanced Price Win Only, Enhanced or adjusted place terms (Each Way Extra) markets that are priced separately to the Fixed Odds market and Tote/Pari-Mutuel (bets and dividends) are excluded from this offer. Races covered by Price Promise are also available for Best Odds Guaranteed, for new and eligible customers.

So place your Horse Racing bets safe in the knowledge that the bet365 price is the best price.

T&Cs apply.

Why We Love Bet 365

  • Best sign up offer
  • Reliable live streaming
  • Best horse racing odds
  • Loyalty bonuses via email
  • Easy to use (even on mobile)
  • Huge range of sports betting markets

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Bet365 Mobile Offering/Mobile App

This is one of the main reasons we keep going back to use Bet365 is because of how easy it is to use the site on your mobile phone. I know the newer your smartphone the quicker all websites are but even on an oldish smartphone using a regular 3g signal, you can stream all the major events and horse races on their mobile site.

It is super fast to use and it also remembers your regular bet size amount so you do not make any stupid mistake and bet more than you should have. 

Deposit Options

Here are all the current deposit options available to UK users. Amount in GBP. Euro countries will have euro equivalent amounts but please check their website for exact limits.

Debit/Credit Cards

  • Visa (instant, min 5 - max 20,000)
  • Mastercard (instant, min 5 - max 20,000)
  • ApplePay (instant, min 5 - max 5,000)

eWallets

  • Paypal (instant, min 10 - max 5,500)
  • Skrill (instant, min 5 - max 25,000)
  • Skrill 1-tap (instant, min 5 - max 8,000)
  • Neteller (instant, min 10 - max 37,500)
  • Paysafecard (instant, min 5 - max 770)
  • Entropay (instant, min 10 - max 20,000)

Bank Transfer/Cheque

  • Pingit | Pay by bank app (instant, min 5 - max 2,000)
  • FASTBANK transfer (1-3 banking days, min 5 - max 100,000)
  • BankWire (2-10 banking days, min 100 - max 100,000)
  • Cheque (5-28 banking days, min 100 - max 50,000)

Withdrawal Methods

Debit/Credit Cards

  • Visa (1 - 5 banking days, min 5 - max 20,000)
  • Mastercard (instant, min 5 - max 20,000)
  • ApplePay (instant, min 5 - max 5,000)

eWallets

  • Paypal (within 24 hours, min 10 - max 5,500)
  • Skrill (within 24 hours, min 5 - max 25,000)
  • Neteller (within 12 hours, min 10 - max 37,500)
  • Paysafecard (within 24 hours, min 5 - max 2000)
  • Entropay (within 24 hours, min 10 - max 99,999)

Bank Transfer/Cheque

  • BankWire (1 - 5 banking days, min 25 - max 100,000)
  • Cheque (5-28 banking days, min 100 - max 50,000)

About The Company

Market Leaders

With over 3500 employees and operating in all regulated markets worldwide, Bet365 is the biggest online only operation in the gambling industry. They were formed in 2000 in Stoke-On-Trent in England and are a privately owned company, with majority shareholders being Denise, John and Peter Coates. It would be classified as a family business, albeit a huge one! Sports Betting is where they started, but now you can find all manner of casino games, bingo, poker and of course horse racing betting on the website.

Regulation

The online operation is registered in Gibraltor for tax reasons but it's headquarters is in Stoke-on-trent.

It hold a licence from the UK Gambling commission to operate in the UK

It holds and Irish gambling licence to operate in Ireland.

The Australian business is regulated and licensed by the Northern Territory Government

For non UK, Irish and Australian customers, the betting operator is licensed by the Government of Gibraltar (license number: RGL 075) and regulated by the Gibraltar Gambling Commissioner.

For all customer disputes, they are adjudicated by IBAS, which is a respected independent dispute resolution third party, whitelisted by the UK Gambling Commission. For any consumer act breaches, customers can report to Competition & Markets Authority (CMA) or the Advertising Standards Association (ASA)

Customer Service

The company's customer service is second to none. They offer support via email, live chat or phonecall. It is a 24 hours a day 7 days a week service.

Responsible Gambling

They are committed to responsible gambling and comply with all the UK GC guidelines.

Limits

Customers on sign up can request a periodic deposit limit on their accounts. If you want to change your time limit, you must then wait 24 hours before it is implemented.

​Reality Checks

If you have been logged into the website or app for an excessive amount of time, you will receive a notification, asking if you are ok and to check yourself in case this is problematic gambling.

Time Out

You can opt for up to 6 week time out from using the account if required.

Self Exclusion

If you need more than 6 weeks away from betting on their website, you can request a temporary self exclusion or a permanent self exclusion.

Once the temporary exclusion is concluded, you must contact their customer support directly and talk to an assigned responsible agent to determine if you are fit to resume gambling. If you are, you must wait a further 24 hours before your account is reopened.

Why Use Bet365 - EVERY Market, Product & Feature Explained

You may have heard a lot of good things about Bet365, but are still undecided to join up. To help you make your mind, we have covered all the main betting markets and gaming products currently available on their website in 2018.

For each market that offers special features, we will detail what they are and how to use them here. 

Football

There is no better site to bet on football (soccer) with than Bet365. No other company can compete with their range of markets, streams and in-game data. If you are a football bettor and only plan to open one betting account, than it has to be with this betting company.

Click on the 'Soccer' tab, on the left-hand side of the screen and the football main-menu will open. The default setting is 'Coupons' which shows all upcoming matches, over the next few days. Click on today's matches (eg. Wednesday's Matches) to see the games that are taking place today.

If there are Champions League or Europa League games scheduled, these will appear at the top. These will be followed by the main 5 European domestic leagues - England, Spain, Italy, Germany and France. The time of each game appears on the left. This will be the time the game takes place in your own country - not the country where the game is being played if it is abroad.

You'll see live odds for simple match betting on the outcome - Home Win (1), Draw (X) and Away Win (2). Simply click on the live price and the betting slip will appear on the right-hand side of the page. Now you just need to enter your stake amount and click 'Place Bet'. Your wager will be placed instantly and there is no going back, once this has taken place, so be sure you have entered the correct figure.

Next to each match you will see grey icons that show you what will be available to you, when you bet. The speaker icon indicates that only audio commentary will be on offer. The play icon shows that this game will have live streaming, so you will be able to watch full video coverage. If the stopwatch icon is showing, you'll have to make do with just live stats although these are very useful and many bettors prefer the live stats. We'll come to those later.

You'll also see a column-graph icon which enables you to view key stats, prior to kick-off. These are really well laid-out and show results from previous times the 2 teams have met, along with how each side has performed in the last 7 games. You can also check which players have been scoring goals in this particular league, or competition.

Just to the right of the fixed odds on offer for Home Win/Draw/Away Win, you will see a grey number which will usually be under 150. This shows the number of special bets that are available, on this match. Click on that number and these will be shown. This is where it gets really interesting and you start to appreciate just how vast the their football market ranges are.

Stick with the 'Main' tab, for now. This keeps all of the markets open. At the top, you'll again be given the option to bet on simply Home Win/Draw/Away Win. Underneath you'll see the 'Double Chance' odds. This is popular with conservative bettors, who like to maintain a high strike-rate. You can make a bet which gives you 2 chances of winning and only one chance of losing. Eg. Home Win/Draw, Draw or Away Win/Home Win/Away Win. Don't expect the odds to be very high though, for any of these options, unless one team is the heavy favourite and you are betting against them winning the match.

Next you'll see some other betting options that are dictated by the type of game that will take place. For example, in a European club tie you can bet on the team to qualify and what method of qualification will occur (90 minutes victory, win after extra-time, or win on penalties).

Correct scores are among the most-popular football bets that are made on their website and the team has produced a handy slider that enables you to view the odds for almost any result. If you fancy a 2-1 home win, move the first slider to the number 2 position and the 2nd slider to the number 1 position. The odds will immediately be shown to the right. Click on the available price, if you are happy with it, to open the betting slip and place your wager.

Half Time/Full Time bets are next on the list and these should be simple to understand. 9 options will be available, as this covers all possibilities. If you think the game will be drawn at half-time, but the home team will be winning at full-time, you can bet on a Draw/Home Team outcome for example. The odds on offer will be considerably higher for this, than just the outright win.

Even bigger odds will be available if you want to bet on Half Time/Full Time Correct Score. Click on the drop-down menu arrows to show all options. This can be a good option if you believe the manager of the winning team is likely to substitute attacking players once the game has been effectively sewn-up. In this instance, you might make a bet on the correct score and predict that all goals will be scored in the first half. Often the odds on offer will exceed 100/1 and canny punters can find real value if they know the instincts of the coaches.

Goals Over/Under is the next betting option. Bet365 will set a figure such as 2.5 goals and you can bet on whether the total goals scored will be less than, or more than, this figure. Inexperienced bettors often find this figure confusing, as it is obviously not possible for 2.5 goals to be scored in a game. In this instance, the 'Over' would be 3 goals or more, while the 'Under' would be 2 goals or less. There is also the option to bet on whether both teams will score a goal in the game, or not. You will find odds for both 'Yes' and 'No' - it's as simple as that.

You can bet on any individual player to score in the match and that includes players who are only likely to make the bench. There are 3 options. You can bet on the player to score the first goal, the player to score the last goal, or to score anytime in the match (the last of these options will always be at much lower odds. If you are looking for value with these bets, target players likely to come off the bench should the stronger team find itself unable to break the deadlock (generally big forwards that are likely to score headers). You can often get great odds on players like this to score the last goal of the game.

Multi Scorer bets enable you to back a player to score more than one goal, in the match. Just a couple of options are available, usually. You can either bet on a player to score 2 or more goals, or you can back them to score 3 or more. Look for players that are chasing the Golden Boot, towards the end of the season, for value. They will rarely pass-up the chance of a shot and their teammates will often be trying to help them reach the top spot.

Draw No Bet wagers are refunded if a draw occurs. These bets aren't especially popular, but they are a good option when both teams need a victory (for example, on the last game of the season where both teams are chasing a European place spot but neither side will qualify if the teams draw the match.

Result/Both Teams To Score bets involve the bettor predicting a couple of things. For example, you might want to bet that the match will be drawn and that both teams will score at least one goal.

Handicap Result bets are often made by those betting on games that feature teams that are not well-matched, in terms of ability. Let's say that the home team is the heavy favourite to win. Odds will be offered on the home team to win (-1). That means the home team needs to win by 2 clear goals for the odds to be landed. In this case, you would also find odds available on the draw and away win - with each of these outcomes being (+1) for the away team. This means that if the match ended with a 1-goal victory for the home team then the bettor would win if he backed the tie. Similarly. If the game actually ended in a draw then an away team win bet would be successful.

Alternative Handicap Result bets give you a wider range of options. For example, you could back a team at (+2), (+3), (-2) or (-3).

Winning Margin wagers are as simple as they sound. You can back either team to win by exactly 1 goal, exactly 2 goals, exactly 3 goals, or 4+ goals. You can also bet on the game being a score draw.

Scorecast bets tend to payout at high odds. Not only do you have to predict a player to score first in the match, you also have to correctly predict the final score. Anytime Scorecast bets will offer poorer odds, as the player you select can score at anytime in the match.

1st Half Scorecast wagers basically treat the first half as the entire match. You bet on the player to score first and the scoreline at half-time. Wincast bets require you to bet on the player to score first and the final outcome (home win/draw/away win).

The final option is Timecast betting. You must correctly predict which player will score first and within which particular time-band (for example, 21-45 minutes).

Scroll back up to the top of the soccer page and you'll see the 'Outrights' tab, next to the 'Coupons' tab. Click on this and you will be presented with another huge range of betting options.

At the top, you will see links to all markets of outright winners of individual competitions (the next World Cup, for example). Click on a market and you'll see live prices for all teams involved in that competition. When you then click on an available price, the betting slip will offer you the opportunity to either bet on the team to win the competition, or bet on it to at least make the final (each-way).

You can also bet on which player will finish as top goalscorer, in a competition. Each-way betting will also be available. Generally, this involves backing the player to finish in the top 4 and odds will be 1/4 of the price for that player actually finishing as the outright winner.

Group Betting will also be available, for the major international competitions. The only option here is to back the team that you think will win the group. There is a separate section for Group Qualification and the odds on offer will obviously be less for these bets. Group Forecast wagers are for those who feel confident enough to bet on which team will top the group and which will finish as runner-up. You can also bet on which team will finish bottom of each group.

Stage Of Elimination bets are as straightforward as they sound. You just bet on what stage you think a team will crash out of the competition (eg. quarter final stage).

A number of further bets are available for domestic competitions, such as the English Championship. You can back a team to be promoted or relegated, or even to avoid relegation. If you feel that a certain team is significantly worse than all of the rest in a league, you can back it to finish bottom. Markets are available for Top 2, Top 3, Top 4, Top 5, Top 6 and Top 7 in elite leagues and additional markets are available for picking the next permanent manager of a particular club. Remember that it needs to be the next full-time appointment and you will not be paid-out if your choice is only given the job as an acting (caretaker) boss - before somebody else is recruited.

Live In-Play Betting

One of the most popular aspects of the Bet365 website is the ability to make bets on events, after the match has started. This is particularly true with football and a huge amount of work has gone into offering customers the best experience.

So how does in-play betting actually work? Let's say a game is 35 minutes old and the score is still 0-0. Before the match kicked-off, a particular striker might have been available at 4/1 to score the first goal. When you check the in-play market, you see that the player can now be backed at 6/1.

The reason for the increased odds is simple. There is less time left and therefore less chance that the player will score the first goal. He could be substituted as early as half-time, or the game could even end as a 0-0 draw. The odds for this market and countless others are constantly changing, as the game wears on.

You'll find the link to current in-play markets, on the left-hand side of the screen. Now click on the Soccer icon, to view all of the matches already underway.

Most punters will take advantage of one of the two in-game services - Live Streaming or Live Stats. Click on any match to view which are available. Live stats will almost always be an option, while live-streaming is only offered for certain games.

With live-streaming, you'll be basing your in-play decisions on how the game unfolds in video format. If you are fairly knowledgeable, about football, you'll be relying on instincts to make your bets? Which team looks in control? What is the match tempo and how hungry does either side look to score? Are certain players seeing a lot of the ball and in key areas?

Some bettors prefer to use the live stats though, even when live-streaming is on offer. The live-stats panel shows a plan-view of the pitch and clever graphics show where the play is taking place in real time. Underneath, you will see various statistics about the game.

You can view the number of attacks, the number of dangerous attacks, share of possession, number of shots on target and number of shots off target. Click on the match info link, to learn about the condition of the pitch and the current weather.

To the left of the stats panel, you will see the current number of corners taken, cards shown, penalties awarded and goals scored. Underneath are all of the current in-play betting offers and odds will be updated every minute or so.

So why do many players prefer to use the stats panel, rather than watch the video-streaming live? Some simply feel that they are able to make better betting decisions by using data, rather than their eyes. It can be easy to get carried away with how well you feel a team is playing, particularly if they have the lion's share of vocal backing from spectators.

The live-stats cut through all of this and reduce what is going on to a limited set of data, that can still be a very powerful tool. Let's say the game is 20 minutes old. The home team is 4/9 to score the first goal, while the away team is 15/8. The stats show the home team has had 2 shots and neither were on target. The away side has had 4 shots and 3 were on-target. Indications are that the away team is more-likely to score the first goal, despite a better price being offered for this.

Using the live-stats feature also gives bettors the ability to bet on multiple matches at the same time. With the live-streams, you really have to focus on a single match to make informed decisions. With live stats, you can quickly scan through several games at once. This means you can bet on perhaps 10 or 20 games that are currently taking place - not just one.

American Football

Markets are offered for all NFL games and the first section covers 'Game Lines'. The 'Spread' is basically handicap betting. For example, you might see one team offered at (+4.5) and the other offered at (-4.5). These numbers refer to the final score and the odds on either team will be just under 2.00.

'Total' markets are for total points scored in the game. For example, over 46.5 points and under 46.5 points. Again, the price on either outcome will be just short of 2.00.

The 'Futures' markets are long-term special bets. You can make a wager on Most Valuable Player, Outright Winner, Division Winner, or Conference Winner. Other markets may be on offer, such as Offensive Rookie of the Year award winner. Customers can also bet on the winner of the Heisman Trophy.

Australian Rules

The AFL is covered in detail, with handicap betting being the most popular way of backing a team. There are also markets for Winning Margins.

The 'Props' section is vast and includes Alternative Handicaps, Winning Margin 5-Way (with alts), Margin (Bands), Quarter By Quarter, First Scoring Play, Team to Score First, Team Total Points, Match Goals, Total Team Goals, Time of First Goal, Match Scoring Shots, 1st Quarter Totals, Double Result, Tribets and much more.

Long-term bets feature Grand Final Winner, Top-8 Finish, Top-4 Finish, Top Victorian Club, Coleman Medal Winner, Regular Season Winner and Most Losses. Wagers can also be made on the Brownlow Medal, the VFL, the SANFL, the WAFL, the TSL and the NEAFL.

Baseball

If you are a fan of MLB, then this UK owned betting site is the perfect betting portal. Handicapping allows you to take a punt at either (+1.5) or (-1.5), on the Run Line, while you can also bet over/under on the total game score.

Prop bets include !st Innings Winner, 1st Innings Runs, Bottom 1st Run, 7 Innings Line, 3 Innings Total, First Team to Score, Alt Run Line, Alt 3-Way Run Line, Alt 5 Innings Line, Team With Highest Scoring Innings, Winning Margins, Highest Scoring Period, Top 1st Run, Last Team to Score, Double Result and more.

They also offer comprehensive coverage of the games in Japan and In-Play betting is also a feature. You can select between live video-streaming, or match stats which show which bases are loaded, balls, strikes and outs.

Basketball

As you would expect, basketball is huge on this bookie site and their NBA section is heavily devoted to handicap and spread betting.

The site covers much more than just US basketball though and you can also bet on Euroleague, Argentina Torneo Federal, Austria Bundesliga, British Basketball League, Czech Republic NBL, Germany Bundesliga, Holland DBL, Israel Super League, Latvia LBL, Mexico CIBACOPA, New Zealand NBL, Poland PLK and Turkey BSL games are included along with a vast array of college games.

In-Play betting has been available for some time now and the live stats show fouls, 2-pointers, 3-pointers, fouls, time-outs and free throws. Live video-streams can be found, for many matches.

Boxing/UFC

Boxing markets are offered for bouts taking place in all belt divisions. Most match-ups are quite one-sided though and with a clear favourite to win at very low odds. If you are looking for bigger prices, you can bet on which round the fight will be won in and by which boxer. You can also select round bands, such as 1-3, or 7-9. If you don't feel that either fighter will land a knockout blow, bet on the fight to go the distance.

UFC has been putting boxing in the shade, to some degree, over the past decade or so in terms of popularity. These bouts tend to be more closely fought and you will find fewer really short-priced favourites. As with boxing, you can also bet on which round the fight will end, or if one fighter will win by a points decision.

Cricket

While cricket was invented in England, the modern game is dominated by India and it is Indians who are the main customer-base for cricket betting right now. The Indian Premier League is where the big money is earned by players and you can bet on all games featuring the likes of Delhi, Hyderabad, Rajasthan, Chennai, Punjab and Kolkata. You can bet on Top Team Batsman, Total Runs in Match, Top Team Bowler, Total Match Sixes, Total Match Fours, Man of the Match, Fall of First Wicket, Race to Ten Runs, Highest Opening Partnership and much more.

Both divisions of the UK County Championship are covered, as are all test matches. Twenty20 games remain very popular and you can bet on all of these, with Bet 365.

Cycling

This sport has yet to really establish itself as a major betting area, but those of you who want to bet on the bg races like the Giro d'Italia or of course the Tour de France can do so on Bet365.

Markets include Outright Winner, King of the Mountains, Young Rider Classification, To Finish in Top 3, Team Classification and more.

Darts

This is now a big area of betting and particularly popular with customers from the UK and Holland. Premier League games give you multiple opportunities, such as Match Result, Correct Leg Score, Most 180s, Highest Checkout, 9 Dart Finish, 170 Checkout and perhaps one of the daftest markets we have ever seen - you can bet on the colour of the first winning double! Wagering is also available on the PDC World Championship and the European Tour.

Esports

Gaming is now a multi-billion pounds industry and the best players are professionals who make huge livings from being among the best in the world at a particular game. Bet365 have really embraced this new are of betting.

With LOL -MSI, for example, you can have a punt on Team to Score Most Kills, Total Towers Destroyed, Team to Slay the First Baron, Player of the Tournament, Team to Destroy the First Inhibitor and much more.

Other games featured include DOTA2, CS: GO, HOTS, KOG, NBA2k, Overwatch, SC, SCII and WoW.

Futsal

A fairly minor section, with markets available on the Spain Primera Division for example. Game Lines, Money Line and handicap opportunities can be found.

Gaelic Sports

The key Irish sports of hurling and football are both covered. You can bet on the Munster, Leinster, Connacht, Ulster matches. The Christy Ring Cup, the Joe McDonagh Cup, the Nicky Rackard Cup, the All Ireland Football Championship all feature.

Golf

This is now one of the biggest sports for betting in the world. The Players Championship, the US Open, the British Open, the PGA Championship, the US Masters, the Ryder Cup and the Champions Tour are obviously the biggest events and you will find a big range of special bets.

For the Players Championship, for example, 72 Hole Match Betting, Top European, Top Asian, Hole in One, To Miss Cut, Players Under Par, Winning Score 3-Way, Winning Margin, To Make Cut, Lowest Tournament Round are among the many markets you can choose from.

In terms of outright bets (winner of tournament) you'll find all players covered and each-way wagering is also available. For example, you could see an opportunity to back a player to finish 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, or 5th, at 1/4 odds.

Greyhounds

Dog racing is huge in Great Britain, where often there will be 10-20 meetings taking place. Simply back a dog to win/place, or make a Forecast/Tricast wager.

Australia also has a buoyant greyhound racing industry and you can have a punt at venues like Shepparton. Exotics include Exactas, Trifectas and Quinellas.

Horse Racing

Of course, this is among the most-important areas of betting and Bet365 cover all races in the UK, Ireland, Australia, South Africa and USA. For those of you who don't like to wait very long, for the next race, Virtual Racing enables you to have a bet on a race every minute - although these should be treated as just casino games as there is no real skill involved.

The website has a massive ante-post section, where you can bet on the biggest races of the season. Major contests, such as the Oaks, the Derby, the St Leger, the Champion Hurdle, the Gold Cup are obviously covered, along with the majority of upcoming group and graded encounters.

For run of the mill UK meetings, you will find fixed-odds available the day before and the early-bird prices go live in the evening. Race-Cards are detailed and include details such as previous finishing positions, weight, age, silk colours, jockey, trainer and draw number. You can also make forecast and tricast wagers, or make combination bets such as Yankees and Lucky 15s.

Best Odds Guaranteed is offered on UK and Irish racing. This means that if you back a horse at fixed-odds and the horse drifts in price before the off, you will be paid-out at the starting-price. Should the odds shorten, after you have made your bet, you will get paid-out at the odds you bet. This is a fantastic feature that offers a tremendous amount of extra value to your horse racing wagers.

Ice Hockey

The NHL games are what most of you will be interested in and handicap wagering is available on all of these games - as is Total Goals over/under.

Props include Alternative Puck Line 2-Way, Alternative Total 2-Way, Team to Score First, Team to Score Last, Winning Margin, Correct Score, Double Chance, Game Total Odd/Even, Highest Scoring Period, Time of 1st Goal and Race to 3 Goals. The IIHF World Championships also offer wagering opportunities.

Lotto

Betting on how lottery balls will be drawn is hardly a pathway to betting success, but for those of you that like a cheeky punt on this sort of thing there are various markets.

Straight, Combination, Bonus Ball Colour, Bonus Ball Number, 1st Number Drawn, Total Value, HiLo and Odd/Even markets can be found for the 49s, the Irish Lottery, the Irish Daily Million, the Spanish Lottery, the New York Lottery, the German Lottery, the Canadian Lottery and the French Lottery.

Motor Sports

Formula 1 markets are the most popular. They include Outright Winner, Fastest Qualifier, Podium Finish, Top 6 Finish, Points Finish, Fastest Lap, Fastest in Practice, Winning Car, Winning Margin, Grid Position of Winner and First Driver to Retire. You can also bet on the Drivers Championship and the Constructors Championship. Beyond F1, there are also wagering sections for Indy, Motorbikes, Nascar, Rally and Supercars.

Rugby League

These games take place in the UK and Australia and there are markets for 2-Way and 3-Way Game Betting, Total Points, Double Result, Winning Margin, To Win Both Halves, Highest Scoring Half, Try Scorers, Scorecast, Wincast, Total Tries, Drop Goal Conversions, Time of First Try and many other aspects of the game.

Sections cover NRL, State of Origin, Super League, Challenge Cup, NSW Cup and the Queensland Cup. 

Rugby Union

The Rugby Union betting section is very similar to Rugby League. Competitions covered include the Aviva Premiership, the Guinness Pro 14, the French Rugby Championship, the European Rugby Championship Cup, the European Rugby Challenge Cup, the World Cup, Super Rugby, the Lions Tour, the Shute Shield and the Six Nations.

Snooker

You can bet on all of the major tournaments and you will find odds for top breaks, including a player making a perfect 147. In-play markets are also available.

Specials

These markets focus on various events, such as chess tournaments, elections, fortunes of current prime ministers and presidents, RBA interest announcements and the BBC Sports Personality of the year.

Speedway

Handicap Betting, Rider Total Points, Match Result 3-Way and Rider Match-Ups are available. You can also make a long-term wager on the Speedway of Nations winner.

Tennis

The Bet365 Tennis section is as big as Football. You will always be able to find markets for the French Open, Wimbledon, US Open and the Australian Open.

Virtually all of the smaller tournaments are also covered, both for the mens and womens game. Match markets include 1st Set Game Score, Tie Break in First Set, Handicap 2-Way, Set Betting, Double Result and more.

The in-play are well-detailed and include aces, break point conversions, double faults and win % first serve. Some games have live video streaming.

Virtual Sports

Impressive graphics are incorporated in Bet365 virtuals, but remember that these are really just casino games and no skill is involved. You can bet on virtual horse racing, greyhounds, speedway, soccer, cycling, tennis and trotting.

Volleyball

Most of the pro volleyball matches have markets and handicap betting is available. Props include Correct Set Score, First Set Winning Margin, First Set Correct Score, First Set to Go to Extra Points, Double Result, Score After 2 Sets, Score After 3 Sets, Team Total Points and more.

Winter Sports

As you would expect, this section covers events that take place on snow. Bet on skiing, Biathlon, Cross Country and Ski Jumping.

More Sports

Here you will find a number of betting opportunities on less-popular games. These include Badminton, Beach Volleyball, Handball, Netball, Surfing, Table Tennis and Water Polo.

Cash-Out

This feature allows you to get paid-out, when your bet is winning, before the game ends. You will not be paid-out the full amount, as the winnings offered to you will reflect how long is left before the match finishes and what chances there are of your winning position holding-out until the end. 

Casino

Bet365 has one of the biggest casino sections of any bookmaker. There are a vast array of Slots, Roulette, Blackjack, as well as a Live Casino feature that lets you play and communicate with a human dealer.

Bet365 Bingo

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Poker

Bet365 poker has a large player pool and as many of the players find the games, after joining to bet on the sportsbook, the tables are softer than you would find at a bespoke poker site. You can play Cash Games, Sit 'n' Gos and Multi Table Tournaments. Variations include No Limit Texas Holdem, Fixed Limit Holdem, Omaha and others.

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