Australian Bookmaker Reviews

Looking for your next bookmaker to bet with? We're here to help. FreeBet.com.au has been online for over ten years providing no-nonsense, unbiased information and reviews on all Australian online bookmakers.

If you're not sure where to start, take a look at our betting tutorial or our betting blog for some inspiration on where to place your bets.

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There are plenty of options when it comes to choosing a bookmaker to bet with in Australia. Each bookie has it's pros and cons - but don't worry, we're here to outline all of that and help you choose the best places to open your betting accounts.

Below we've summarised the six online bookmaker sites we think are the best. Each also has a detailed review page including information on all aspects of the bookie, from it's mobile app to website usability, racing product, live streaming and more.

  • Sportsbet are our number one bookmaker in Australia, and have been for a few years. They are our go to bookie for both sports and racing - the reasons for which you'll see below.

    Sportsbet Website

    What Sportsbet do best is knowing what the punter really wants, and that's why they are Australia's largest bookmaker.

    Their betting interface is great, the Android and Apple apps are simple to use and they have free live streaming of sports and racing.

    • Australia's largest bookmaker
    • Free live sports and racing streams
    • Great in-play betting platform

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  • Self proclaimed as the World's largest bookmaker, Bet365 is a place you need to have an account if you're a serious punter. We rate their website as the easiest of all to use.

    Bet365 online betting

    Having forged a reputation in the United Kingdom and throught Europe, Bet365 took to conquering the World with their expansion into Australia a few years ago.

    They brought with them one of the most intuitive online betting and mobile experiences.

    • World's biggest bookmaker
    • Gorgeous, easy to use site and app
    • Good racing promotional odds

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  • BetEasy are one of Australia's biggest online bookmakers, backed by the huge name of Stars Group. You know you are in safe hands with such a well known brand.

    Beteasy website

    If you're a racing punter, BetEasy would be our top choice to bet with. Their racing products are second to none and they have live racing channels.

    You'll also get access to live vision of European soccer and NBL basketball once you register at BetEasy.

    • Backed by mega name Stars Group
    • Live racing with Sky1 and Sky2
    • Tons of in-running betting options

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  • As one of the biggest bookmakers in Europe, Unibet has grown exponentially in recent years. They arrived on Australian shores with one of the best betting products around.

    Unibet website

    Unibet designed their website platform from the ground up, and it shows. Everything is customised and the layout is second to none among their rivals.

    Betting in-play is a specialty of Unibet, so if you're a live betting specalist, we'd certainly recommend them.

    • Massive name from Europe
    • One of the nicest looking websites
    • Super-low minimum betting stake

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  • Another mega name from the scene in Europe, Ladbrokes has turnover in the billions, has spent plenty of money on their betting interface and mobile app - and it certainly shows.

    Ladbrokes on Laptop

    What we love most about Ladbrokes is their awesome website, which is so intuitive and makes placing even the most complex bets easy.

    Add in innovations like player bets, which allows you to make your own player props, and you've got a winner.

    • Some innovative, new products
    • Best website and app combo
    • Ladbrokes Blog is a great read

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  • Betfair's exchange product completely changed the game in the UK and Europe over a decade ago, and they've brought the concept to Australia to give you up to 20% better odds!

    Betfair Exchange on Laptop

    Being the World's biggest betting exchange, Betfair offers more markets than you can imagine, with hundreds of thousands in bets placed every second.

    In addition to it's plethora of markets, Betfair offer great in play betting and Betfair SP (beating best tote by 12%).

    • Better prices with the exchange
    • Tons of statistics and form
    • In-play product is extremely fast

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January Sporting Action

What better way to kick-start a prosperous New Year than with a punt on some of your favourite racing and sports events happening in January. 

Roger FedererThis is one of our favorite times of the year, because it means there's a clear path to one of the most exciting times in the tennis calendar, the Australian Open from January 14th until January 27th.

Novak Djokovic is currently the men’s favorite with most betting companies ahead of Rafael Nadal while last years winner Roger Federer is third favourite.

The woman's Australian Open odds have Serena Williams and Caroline Wozniacki the top two in the betting.

If you follow horse racing you'll be wanting the dates for January's feature races and we've done the work so you don't have to!

The Group 3 Standish Handicap runs at Flemington on New Years Day, the Group 2 Perth Cup at Ascot on 6th, the Group 2 Australia Stakes at Moonee Valley on 25th and the Group 3 Blue Diamond Preview at Caulfield on 26th.

Adelaide StrikersCricket punters, get ready to top up the dollars on lots of matches. Australia vs India, 4th Test at Sydney Cricket Ground on 3rd and then Australia take on India in the Gillette 3 Game ODI Series.

Game 1 in Sydney on January 12th Game 2 in Adelaide on January 15th and Game 3 in Melbourne on Jnauary 18th.

The seemingly endless supply of action from the Big Bash League continues. The competition will finish with the final, which is scheduled to be played on February 17th.

In amongst all this there's the World Rugby Sevens Series and the teams travel to Hamilton, New Zealand, on 26th -27th January. We have to wait until 1st February to welcome both the men’s and women’s teams to Sydney, Australia, for three days of action packed rugby sevens.

Our blog will continue to bring you you up to date with the news and views from the world of sport, politics and more this month. It's a slightly more irreverent section of the site, take a look for a sideways glance at what's going on in the world of betting throughout the New Year.

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    Serena Williams breezes into the fourth round of the 2019 Australian Open with a 6-2 6-1 victory over Ukrainian teenager Dayana Yastremska on Saturday. Despite the scoreline Yastremska turned in a terrific performance, after the match Williams was quick to give praise to the young 18 year old. "I thought she did

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  • Sharapova ready to spoil Barty's party

    Australian tennis star, Ashleigh Barty beat the exciting Greek prospect, Maria Sakkari, 7-5, 6-1 on Friday at the Australia Open and will have the hopes of the country on her shoulders when she plays the 2008 champion, Maria Sharapova, on Sunday. The 22-year-old Queenslander who went out in the third round

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  • Federer and Nadal serve up the goods in Melbourne

    Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal serve up the goods in Melbourne with both tennis stars cruising to very easy third-round victories. Rafael Nadal swatted aside Australian Alex de Minaur 6-1 6-2 6-4 to set up a meeting with Tomas Berdych, who beat Nadal in Melbourne four years ago while Federer carved

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  • Glory aiming to get fighting fit

    Tony Popovic has led Perth Glory to the summit of the of the A-League, they are three points clear of defending champions Melbourne Victory but the coach isn't celebrating until the teams fitness levels improve. There's no denying Perth are efficiently going about their business to continue racking up the points.

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About FreeBet.com.au

As betting enthusiasts, we realise opening a new betting account can be a bit of a minefield. That's why we decided to bring together as much information as we could about each of the best online bookmakers in Australia, in an easy to follow, non-biased format.

We're knowledgeable in every aspect of the industry and have over fifteen years experience working with these Australian bookies. The industry is changing every day with new bookmakers coming online or new legislation from government, and keeping up with new products on offer can be tough.

The best online bookmakers in Australia are all we list on FreeBet.com.au - no filler here. We review every product in detail, including the mobile betting platforms as it becomes more popular to bet on the go.

That's not all though, we also have a sports blog where we keep up with all the goings on in Australian sports, as well as around the globe. Each day we post previews, tips or just the latest odds to keep you abreast in the fast paced world of sports betting.

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