Sportsbet Bonus Explained
Sportsbet will match your first bet with bonus bets up to $150 (deposit and stake $150 on your first bet for max bonus).
Sportsbet’s terms and conditions are favourable in that there are zero turnover requirements on bonus bet winnings. This is a large benefit.
Bonus Type: Bonus Bet (bonus bet winnings do not include your stake)
Split Bonus: No
Turnover Req: No
Expiry: 90 Days
Learn more about bookmaker bonus conditions, including the main bonus types here.
Due to state and national based gaming regulatory requirements, some offers may not be available to you. View our GUIDE to eligibility for Australian bookmaker offers and promotions. This is a GUIDE only and you must consult each respective bookmaker’s marketing material or contact the bookmaker so that you fully understand your eligibility and the conditions of each offer.Join Now
Sportsbet, currently the largest corporate bookmaker in Australia, was acquired by Irish bookmaker Paddy Power in 2009 . At last count the popular bookie boasts over half a million members.
Sportsbet continue their large-scale expansion in the Australian market via an aggressive marketing spend, which can only be a good thing for punters who enjoy ongoing bonus bets and promotional offers. They’re keen on making a splash, with regular ‘Justice Refunds’ available if members are denied a win by a bad decision or something extraordinary!
“We do our best to make sure punters don’t suffer as a result of a bad decision or blatant error of judgement.” – sportsbet.com.au
Whether you’re a serious or casual punter, a Sportsbet account is a must.Join Now
Sportsbet Sport Features
It’s only natural that Sportsbet’s strengths lie in their coverage of sport, which is headlined by their domestic offer. The bookmaker consistently provide the most Australian sport markets and bet offers out of all the local operators. This is evident in their AFL/ NRL offer, which exceeds 1000 markets on each fixture!
Sportsbet’s international sport coverage (NBA, NHL, NFL, MLB) is also competitive, as is their live offering and pre/in-play payback. Cricket, Rugby Union, Darts, Boxing, Ice Hockey, Golf, Athletics, Volleyball, Martial Arts and motorsport are also covered.
Add to this, their ‘Cash Out’ feature allows you to receive a payout at any stage after your bet is placed and even while your bet is in play per any live odds fluctuations. ‘Cash Out’ requests can easily be placed through Sportsbet’s website (excluding any live bets placed over the phone, which can only be cashed out via their call centre). Note, Sportsbet do take a small margin in the presented ‘Cash Out’ price.Join Now
Sportsbet In-play Betting & Live Streaming
Sportsbet’s in-play experience is supported by live streaming of hundreds of sporting events every week and a solid live scoring platform across desktop and mobile.
Streaming provides online coverage of a variety of sports, including soccer, tennis, cricket and basketball. To take advantage of their live streaming service, you must be a registered sportsbet.com.au user, and have a positive balance in your account.
As of January, 2015, Sportsbet have also secured live streaming of all Victorian racing events on both desktop and mobile.Join Now
Sportsbet Racing Features
Don’t let their name fool you, Sportsbet offer an incredibly competitive racing product. All the important servicing requirements are top notch, including responsive Customer Support, timely settlement and a vast range of payment options.
Their popular ‘Top Tote Plus’ product, provides the best return of all TABs or the starting price, whichever is greater. As a result, you always get the best price! It’s available on every race, every day for both country and metropolitan meetings.
Harness and Greyhound racing is also covered with Sportsbet’s ‘Midi Div’, which awards the second highest dividend declared by the 3- TAB’s for all Win and Place bets. ‘Mid Div’ is also offered on International thoroughbred meetings.
As of January, 2015, Sportsbet offer a live stream of all Victorian meetings on both desktop and mobile.
Comprehensive form guides are available for each race on desktop and mobile.Join Now
Sportsbet Ongoing Bonuses & Promotions
Sportsbet’s promotional offering is first-rate. The bookie evidently have a massive marketing budget, aimed at attracting and keeping their customers. As a result, you’ll benefit if you hold an account through weekly bonus bets and existing customer offers. The majority of these are published on-site.
They offer a host of money back specials on a weekly (and even daily basis). A large chunk of these are refunded as cash, with no bonus wagering conditions (a large benefit, with most operators restricting bonus rewards with a range of conditions). It is important to realise that some of Sportsbet’s bonus bets and bonuses still include conditions, although they aren’t as exhaustive as some operators. Always be sure to check if the promotion you’re interested in participating in is awarded as cash or bonus bets.
Sportsbet also offer, and frequently pay out on, their ‘Early Payout’ promotion, where if your selection drops to an unbackable level, they’ll pay out early. For example, just as they did with Gary Ablett and the Brownlow in 2013, Sportsbet paid out on Johnathan Thurston as the 2015 Dally M winner nine months out from the big night!
Sportsbet members also receive targeted bonus bets and bonus offers direct via email and SMS.
Click here to view all bookmakers’ existing customer promotions.Join Now
Sportsbet Website & Mobile App
Sportsbet’s desktop site is top three in the market. It’s fast and although not as simple as some, is easy to navigate (a minor limitation of offering an enormous number of markets and features).
Their online account management facility is sleek, with everything from your betting history to available bonus bets at your fingertips. You can even view the value you’ve received through Sportsbet’s ongoing promotions and bonuses!
Sportsbet’s mobile site mirrors the desktop experience and a fast and secure iOS app is also available.
Sportsbet Customer Service & Payment
Sportsbet’s Customer support is first rate. It’s both responsive and accessible, with 24 hour phone (including live betting) support, live chat and online help centre.
All major deposit payment is accepted, including VISA, Mastercard, POLi and Paypal. Credit is subject to application to Customer Support.
Sportsbet also offer the ‘Sportsbet Cash Card’, providing you with access to your winnings via any ATM within Australia.Join Now