Betstar Bookmakers is a family-run corporate bookmaking operation, licensed and based in Darwin.
It has more than kept pace in one of Australia's fastest growing industries. It offers a personalised service and is proud to be one of the few operations that will gladly accept a decent bet at value odds.
Betstar started by father-son duo in 2006, this Darwin based book maker has gained a good reputation mainly due to the work of Michael Eskander, who has been fielding the rails of Australian racecourses since 1984.
While his son, Alan Eskander received his bookmaker’s license in 1995, with which he fielded at Country races, before gaining his Metropolitan rails license in 1998.
Betstar offers personalised service and claims to be one of the few firms that will accept a decent bet at value odds. It is licensed by the Northern Territory Racing Commission, and the minimum bet that can be placed online is A$1 and $20 through the telephone.
They accept Australian Dollars, New Zealand Dollars, Euro, Great Britain Pounds, and American Dollars. They accept bets on American football, AFL, Basketball, Baseball, Cricket, Chess, Gridiron, Golf, Rugby, Motor Racing, Soccer, Tennis and Horse racing, which has been the main stay for the company.
The popular betting types offered by Betstar are:
- Best of Three Totes guarantee, where they guarantee to match the higher of the best dividend of the three Australian totes
- The starting price of the official bookmaker at the race start time for win bets.
- They also offer best of two totes, which is available on all provincial thoroughbred racing, where Betstar guarantees the higher of Supertab or NSW tote dividends for win and each way bets.
- They also offer Top Fluctuation which is only for thoroughbred metropolitan racing until approximately thirty minutes before race start. Here they make use of the highest official fluctuation as recorded by the Australian Pricing Network during the pre race period.
- In addition to these, they also offer the standard fixed price bets which are quoted by Betstar, and once confirmed these bets do not fluctuate.
Betstar can be contacted:
- Phone: 1300 238 782 (1300 BETSTAR)
- Fax 08 8943 3840
- Email email@example.com
- Post PO Box 759 Port Melbourne VIC 3207 Australia