SportBet Sportsbook was established in 1997 and is currently ran from Costa Rica. They offer service to gamblers from around the world. There are a large variety of different sports that can be bet on at www.SportBet.com. The variety should be enough to serve the needs of the average sports fan. There is also a casino and poker room for players to use when they’re not placing bets. The site is one of three sports book sites that are approved by the Off Shore Gaming Association and is well reputed for its very speedy and reliable service. The other details of this very solid between site will be outlined below.
SOFTWARE AND GRAPHICS
The software used by SportBet was developed by Digital Gaming Solutions. This is a well known software company and they have produced a great site for SportBet. The site provides flawless functioning as there were no type of malfunctions or delays to be found on the site. The overall look and feel of the site is well done, and it is one of the better looking sports book sites currently on the web. Everything is very easy to find and customers should have no problems finding what they’re looking for within a matter of seconds.
The minimum bet allowable on SportBet Sportsbook is $1 for online bets and $50 for bets made over the phone. There are a variety of different bets that can be made that include: 1st & 2nd Half, Futures, If/Win & If/Action, Moneylines, Over/Unders, Parlays, Pointspreads, Props, Reverse, Straight Wager, and Teasers.
Overnight lines are available on SportBet Sportsbook. There is no payout limit. A race book is also offered. All odds are kept in American format.
BONUS AND LOYALTY PROGRAMS
The initial bonus varies according the deposit method used. Everyone receives a 50% initial deposit bonus at www.SportBet.com unless they are making their first deposit via Neteller or eWalletXpress, in which the initial deposit bonus is 10%. There is also a reload bonus of 20%, unless using Neteller or eWalletXpress in which the reload bonus is 15%. Along with this, there are various bonuses offered on a daily basis that really help to keep things interesting. The loyalty program is very straightforward. You are awarded one point for every wager you place and one point for every dollar risked on exotic bets. These points can then be turned in for free plays.
DEPOSIT AND WITHDRAWAL OPTIONS
There are a number of different options that players can use to make both deposits and withdrawals, though these options are somewhat limited for US players. Players outside of the US and Canada can utilize Neteller and Moneybookers. Everyone is able to use Visa/MasterCard (along with a few other credit cards), cash transfer, bank check, bank wire, and eWalletXpress. Unfortunately, there are no free withdrawal methods. Withdrawals can be made using all of the methods mentioned above other than Neteller and Moneybookers.
SECURITY AND CUSTOMER SERVICE
Security is of the utmost importance for all gambling sites since they already know most people are wary of making online transactions. The customer service wasn’t as strong as you will find on other sites. The phone line is only open from 8am to 12am which can be a problem if you have a problem that needs to be solved immediately.