Australian Bookmaker Reviews

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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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October Sporting Action

It's a new month so don't neglect it. October is packed with big sports and racing events you won't want to miss having a bet on, so hit the bookies, here’s what's coming up!

Winx

Almost everyone involved in racing will be looking forward to big time racing with the Melbourne Spring Carnival and of course the next exciting journey of Winx's career.

Adored around the country, this phenomenal horse is on a quest to win an unprecedented fourth Cox Plate in front of a boisterous crowd on October 27th at Moonee Valley and we can't wait!

In tennis, the Grand Slams may have been decided for the year but there's still plenty of action to get involved in because the season is still going strong over in Asia. The Shanghai ATP World Tour Masters 1000 tournament being the main event starting October 7th.

Suzuka

Formula One hits the tarmac at Suzuka, Austin and Mexico City this month and the countdown is on to Supercars and October 7th for Australia's greatest race, the Bathurst 1000.

There's always two or three Golf tournaments running at any one time but it's over to Shanghai on October 25th when 78 of the world's best golfers battle it out for the World Golf Championship. The bookies are guaranteed to be out in full swing for this prestigious event with all the usual array of golf betting markets giving you plenty of betting options.

The Wallabies are last in the four team Rugby Championship and that is that. However, there's still the last round of matches to eek some profit from on October 6th with South Africa vs All Blacks and Argentina vs Wallabies.

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.

Latest posts from our Sports Blog

  • Take a trip down memory lane with Winx

    It's great to reminisce over memories of past events, especially happy ones so ahead of the Cox Plate on Saturday let's take a trip down memory lane with Winx and her three remarkable Cox Plate wins.  2015 Winx wins Cox Plate and becomes a superstar The 2015 Cox Plate was the first

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  • Runner by runner guide to the 2018 Cox Plate

    Come Saturday, countless millions of racing fans the world over will be desperate to witness a piece of racing history as Winx attempts to win her 29th straight victory, 22nd group 1 and an unprecedented fourth Cox Plate. It would be a huge disappointment to the racing world if she is

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  • Suspense is building on The Block

    Auction day is looming on The Block and Sportsbet have put the finishing touches to the betting market making Norm and Jess the $2.40 favourites to win. But, the way the market is shaping up suggests suspense is building with Hans and Courtney being well backed to take out the season after

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  • Punters pile into Labor for May Election

    Online bookmaker Sportsbet have been forced to respond to the amount of money being wagered on Labor to win the Federal Election. With now 78% of money wagered to date going on Bill Shorten’s party Sportsbet have moved their price in from the $1.30 that was available last week to $1.25. The

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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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