Australian Bookmaker Reviews

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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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Best Online Bookmakers

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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February Sporting Action

The sun has set on January 2019 so without further ado let's have a look at some of your favourite racing and sports events happening in February.

Catch MeIt's a significant month in the world of racing with the Group 1 CF Orr Stakes the feature race of the day at Caulfield on Saturday 9th February. The day and track also feature the top Juveniles for their respective divisions of the Blue Diamond Preludes.

Later in the month on the 19th there's the Group 1 Lightning Stakes at Flemington and then it's back to Caulfield on 23rd for a trio of exciting Group 1 races, the Blue Diamond Stakes, the Futurity Stakes and the Oakleigh plate.

Cricket punters, get ready to be busy being busy and top up the dollars on all the following matches being played this month.

February 1st-5th Australia v Sri Lanka, second Test, Canberra, February 24th India v Australia, first ODI, Mohali and February 27th India v Australia, second ODI, Hyderabad.

Virgin Australia Supercars ChampionshipNot forgetting the seemingly endless supply of action from the Big Bash League comes to it's conclusion this month with the final scheduled to be played on February 17th.

If you follow Golf you'll be wanting the dates for the tournaments this month and we've done the work so you don't have to!

February 7th -10th Pro-Am, Pebble Beach, February 7th-10th Vic Open, Barwon Heads, the Women's Australian Open will be played at The Grange Golf Club in Adelaide from 14th-17th and February 14-17 it's the World Super 6, Perth.

In amongst all this, you can burn some rubber at the bookies with the first official Virgin Australia Supercars Championship session of 2019 which will start at 5:30pm Adelaide time on Thursday February 28th.

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 year.

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  • Whispering Brook returns to Simon Miller for Orr Stakes

    As part of the exodus from Weir stables, quality mare Whispering Brook has returned to WA trainer Simon Miller for a tilt at the Group 1 C F Orr Stakes on Saturday. With just a couple of races left in her career, Miller who trained Whispering Brook to win the Group

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  • Courtney Act heads Dancing with the Stars betting

    Online bookmaker Sportsbet have taken a break from sports to open the betting on this year’s Dancing With The Stars ahead of the February 18th premier. Drag queen champion of Celebrity Big Brother, Courtney Act has two-stepped into the favourite slot in both the outright winner betting market at $4.50 and

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  • When your luck is in, I guess your luck is in!

    After a whopping weekend of sport, a Ladbrokes punter finds himself $81,404.01 richer by nailing not just one multi but combining two winning multis to turn their $175 outlay into the return of a lifetime. When your luck is in, I guess your luck is in! So how did the shrewd bettor

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  • Justin Lacko soars up I’m a Celeb betting

    Online bookmaker Sportsbet has seen a surprising surge of bets on Justin Lacko to win I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here, the male model has now firmed into second favourite to win the show. Lacko was a $21 outsider when contestants entered the jungle but is now into $5.00

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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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