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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November Sporting Action

Excitement is definitely in the air, it's November and we cannot wait for the unrivalled buzz of the Melbourne Cup on Tuesday 6th November at 3pm. 

Melbourne Cup

So, start sharing tips with your friends, work mates and family, pick out your favourite horse and set your heart aflutter with a punt on this most famous race. 

Top racing action in November doesn't stop there though, Group 1 action continues with the VRC Oaks on Thursday 8th and the Emirates Stakes on Saturday 10th.

In tennis, the Grand Slams may have been decided for the year but there's still plenty of action to get involved in with the Fed Cup final, the ATP Finals in London and we are into the final day of the Davis Cup with France v Croatia at Pierre Mauroy Stadium in Lille from November 23rd to 25th.

Croatia Davis Cup

Lewis Hamilton has the 2018 Drivers Championship in the bag but the cars are not parked in the garage for the off season just yet. There’s a few more twists and turns to come with the Brazilian Grand Prix on the 11th and the season ending Grand Prix at Abu Dhabi on 25th.

Golf punters find themselves busy being busy this month with the Australian Open at The Lakes Golf Club, south of Sydney from November 15th, the World Tour Championship in Dubai and the 59th World Cup that will be played from 22nd  to 25th November at Metropolitan Golf Club in South Oakleigh, Australia.

Nestled in amongst it all comes action from the A-League and the battle for the 2018/2019 English Premier League title rumbles on throughout the month with some big matches in store for soccer punters including the Manchester Derby on Sunday 11th December.

Our new 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 September.

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  • Our Libretto tipped to coast home in the Zipping Classic

    Things went wrong for Our Libretto in the Matriarch Stakes at Flemington last start but had previously won her first four Australian starts including the Pinker Pinker Plate at Cranbourne. The O’reilly mare was never able to build momentum in the Matriarch Stakes but once she found air she bowled along in

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  • Bookies tip Bran Stark to rule Westeros

    With the last-ever season of Game of Thrones looming early in 2019 Sportsbet are tipping Bran Stark to be left ruling from the Iron Throne but punters are favouring Jon Snow to rule Westeros. Bran Stark may be the runaway leader in the betting market ahead of the final series at

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  • Our Best Bet for Australia v South Africa T20 game 1

    Australian cricket fans will remember plenty of hand-wringing during Australia's disastrous three ODI series losing 2-1 to South Africa and as quick as that we've now got four T20 Internationals in a row coming up. The shorter version of the game kicks off against South Africa this Saturday evening at Metricon

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  • Viddora revved up for the Winterbottom Stakes

    Lloyd Kennewell's star mare Viddora has been revved up for the Winterbottom Stakes at Ascot on December 1st with a pleasing barrier trial at Cranbourne. Vying for back to back victories in the Group 1 feature Viddora got a deserved reward with a stunning win first up in the Moir Stakes at Moonee Valley

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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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