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Close to bankruptcy in 2005, the company was purchased and in 2009, a controlling interest was acquired by Ireland 's largest bookmaker, Paddy Power.
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Other promotions include Top Tote Plus, Daily Racing Specials, Jackpot Races, Million Dollar Tipping Competition, Early Payouts, Weekly Promos and Credit Facility's.
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Top Tote Plus: The Best Price In Australia
Get the best price available on horse racing. You get them when you punt with Sportsbet.
Top Tote Plus gives you the best price on all 3 TABs or the SP (starting price) on win bets on all Australian horse races. Every Day- Every Race.
To bet with Top Tote Plus, is easy. Just pick the Top Tote Plus icon TT+ on the race card which is near your selection.
Once the race has been declared correct weight, you will be paid the best price. Best price every day, every race.
So, let's see Top Tote Plus in action. The highlighted price is the best and when betting with Top Tote, you will always get the best of the three tabs or the SP, which ever is better.
New At Sportsbet Is Multi Builder
The already widely punter favourite multi-bet has just been given an enhancement that makes it more potent than any of the banned Bombers, only without the enlistment of any banned substances.
It is called Sportsbet Multi Builder and it comes courtesy of Sportsbet.
What makes Sportsbet Multi Builder stand head and shoulders above the multi-bet offerings of the other bookmakers is that Sportsbet has designed a multi-bet service that is by far the simplest and most intuitive of anything going. Less time mucking about jumping back and forth betwixt multiple screens and more time spent applying your expertise to finding likely markets means that betting on your computer or mobile device offers enhanced opportunities to grow your bank. Read More...
Whether you want to construct a simple multi of the four best picks available for international thoroughbred racing or put together a 16-legged double octopus multi, Sportsbet Multi Builder will handle all the technical details on one screen so that you know at all times exactly which markets you have picked, how much you have staked on those markets, and most importantly, what those markets will pay from the perspective of a multi-bet slip compared to the same markets entered one-by-one.
More bet types at Sportsbet
Daily Racing Specials
Sportsbet gives you Better Odds....Every Day!
They have always been the king of money back specials of all bookmakers. But wait, they have decided to give you even more freebies! That's right, they are now operating a money back racing special every day of the week. WOW!
Daily Racing Money Back Specials
Sportsbet customers in Australia only can now enjoy Jackpot Races. Tote Jackpots usually only apply to people betting at local TABs in their State – thus leaving Interstate bettors unable to bet.
Sportsbet have fixed this problem by allowing members Home Tote for all exotics! This means Sportsbet clients can wager on interstate Totes and grab a piece of the big Jackpots available.
For eg, VIC locals can't get a bet on the NSW Tote Jackpots betting at their VIC TAB, but they can when betting with Sportsbet. And the same for NSW locals who can't wager on VIC Tote Jackpots at a NSW TAB's, but they can now enjoy TAB Jackpots when punting with Sportsbet. Sportsbet clients from all over Australia can bet on Home Tote Jackpots and revel in the big prices!
First 4′s now will get paid at S-TAB dividends – This gives bettors access to a larger Tote betting pool when betting First 4′s. Quinella, Exacta, Trifecta & First 4 Jackpots are available on all meetings every day.
Free Footy Tipping: Million Dollar Tipping Competition
Australia's richest tipping competitions are open exclusively to sportsbet.com.au members. Start tipping now on AFL and NRL, it's absolutely FREE to play! JOIN HERE
You can also make your own Private Tipping Competition for family, work and friends through out competitions area and invite all to star in your private tipping competition. Everyone is eligible for prizes, with $20,000 to be won every week for every round for the best tipsters.
With Free Footy Tipping you get NRL tipping, AFL tipping, English Premier League tipping, A-League tipping and Spring Racing Carnival tipping. Can you beat your family and friends in NRL and AFL tips? Start a corporate or private tipping competition.... it's all free and you don't have to bet!
The top 250 tipsters at the end of the season per competition win prizes. First prize winner will receive $100,000 cash, that's a total of $200,000 for both competitions. Second prize per comp is $50,000. So get on board, it's free to enter and some big prizes up for grabs.
Get involve today, it is FREE to join the Million Dollar Tipping Comp.
Current Prizes For Both AFL And NRL Competitions
|11th – 20th||$250||$250|
|21st – 50th||$200||$200|
|51st – 100th||$100||$100|
|101st – 250th||$50||$50|
Sportsbet will pay out all bets if there's a Protest! We are sure all punters have experienced the pain of seeing you horse win, only to be crushed when a protest is upheld and steals you of your winnings!
Sportsbet now takes care of this small problem. Sportsbet have now introduced Protest Payout! Sportsbet members can now relax against the unwanted protest because Sportsbet will pay your winnings, and the winnings to the eventual winner if the protest is upheld. Protest Payouts means a bigger edge for the punter.
Reasons To Join Sportsbet
There are no transaction fees for Australian residents, with the minor exception of a $15 fee for any international electronic fund transfers.
There is a $10 minimum deposit for credit cards, NETeller, Moneybookers, cheque, Paypal, bank transfer and BPAY.
Anyone desiring to establish their account via POLi has a minimum deposit requirement of $30. For withdrawing profits, bank transfer, Paypal, cheque or money order, Moneybookers and BPAY are available. Available currencies include Australian, New Zealand, United States, Hong Kong and Singapore dollars along with the euro and pound.
English is the only available language at this time.
Mobile Betting Of course
Now you can punt on your iPhone and iPad at m.sportsbet.com.au
Get access to the most hi tech and up to date betting mobile in Australia. For use and optimised for iOS devices, you can now bet on all racing and sports with your mobile. Enter m.sportsbet.com.au from your iPhone or iPad and bet on your horse or team instantly.
You can bet on thousands of sporting markets, including over 200 betting markets on NRL, AFL & Soccer alone or on any local or international horse, greyhound, harness racing markets.
More Reasons To Join Sportsbet
The minimum online wager amount is a paltry $1.00. Maximum wins are limited to $500,000 per day unless other arrangements are established. Bookmaker margin is about average.
A 1x turnover on deposit is required.
The mobile version of the website is much more user-friendly intuitive site to which even beginning punters will easily adapt.
Sportsbet's horse racing offerings are very deep, covering events in Australia and New Zealand, along with certain Asian and American events.
Top Tote Plus, Country Best, Top Flucs, SP, quinellas and trifectas are offered, along with other exotics. A form guide, and the ability in most instances to place wagers right up until the jump round out the online offerings.
If Sportsbet members have had a bet and Sportsbet feel it is over the line, they will payout early to save you the tension of waiting out for the outcome. No point of Sportsbet holding onto your money for any longer than is necessary.
After a shattering 1st innings from Michael Clarke, Michael Hussey and Ricky Ponting to set up a classic 1st innings total, Sportsbet payed punters on all single bets on Australia to win the Series then and there, yes, before the other team even had a chance to bat.
Sportsbet paid out on all win bets 5 days before the race on So you think to win the Cox Plate in 2010. Over $250,000 on So You Think was paid out to Sportsbet Clients.
Richmond to be bottom on the 2010 Premiership Table, wood spooners. Richmond were paying $1.25 in Round 4 to be wooden spooners and were looking a sure thing to end up last in the 2010 Footy season. Sportsbet agreed and gave punters their winnings early… That one Sportsbet go wrong, Richmond finished 15th but still paid out over $120,000 to punters who backed them to come last. Won't get much fairer than that.
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Sportsbet is a well-established entity and offers low minimum wagers along with low turnover requirements, an extensive help section for beginners and an intuitive, easily navigated betting interface.