SBOBET are an Asian Operator who have launched in the UK and offer markets on over 500 sporting events every week. You will find all the major football leagues covered, with live football at the forefront of their product, while their easily accessible website and rapid payouts have seen this bookmaker become the Asian Operator of the Year in the past couple of years.
SBOBET specialise in Asian Handicap betting which means that the odds are highly competitive and this will suit those customers who like to bet on the big football matches. There is a £150 deposit bonus available when you open an account, with lots of regular promotions available for existing customers.New Customer Offer
SBOBET offer new customers a free bet up to £150 when they first register an account.
This is in the form of a deposit bonus, with customers able to get an extra 15% on their first deposit up to a maximum of £150. You must use promotion code “DEPBON3” to be eligible.
Your account will be automatically credited with the Bonus upon completion of a 10 times rollover of the qualifying deposit amount. The Bonus will be credited into your account on/after the third business day upon meeting the rollover requirement.
Rollover requirement has to be met within 60 days of the activation of your account before withdrawals are permitted. Failure to do so will result in the bonus being forfeited.Background
SBOBET claims to be one of the world’s leading online gaming brands and they are certainly an established force in the betting industry, having won the Asian Operator of the Year in 2009 and 2010.
The firm have operations in Asia and Europe, with the European license being held in the Isle of Man, meaning that this is a company which are safe and secure to bet with.
Odds and Markets
SBOBET focus on a core number of sports to keep their customers happy and they are no different to any other bookmaker by making football their priority. At the time of writing, there are 358 football matches being covered and the markets span leagues all over the world, with England, Germany, Spain and Italy getting special treatment.
You will find competitive odds with SBOBET when it comes to placing a football bet and that is because they specialise in Asian Handicap markets. This means that the prices are very tight and it’s a great way of getting a value price providing that you understand what you are doing.
So for example, you can bet on Barcelona with a -1 goal handicap against Real Madrid which means you get your money back if Barcelona win by a goal and make a profit if Barcelona win by more than a goal.Website
The SBOBET website has a fairly standard layout. The sports are listed in a left-hand menu, while the highlights of the day form the centrepiece of the homepage in a rotating graphic. There is accompanying editorial for these sporting events which really set the scene in terms of placing a bet.
You can instantly see how many events are being covered for each sport, while there is a handy coupon also on the homepage where you can choose from the football tabs.
The bet slip remains a constant presence wherever you visit on the site, while there are nearly always In-Play betting opportunities available, even if the Live Center could benefit from being more dynamic.
Live Chat is available at an instant with SBOBET, with customer service available on a 24/7 basis although there is also an Information Centre which provides lots of interesting information such as explaining Asian Handicap betting and how you can use a smartphone to place a bet.
You can contact SBOBET by emailing them as well as phoning them on a toll-free number, while there is also the chance to make contact on Skype.
SBOBET live stream all major European markets once you have signed up as a registered customer. See website for full details of what league you are able to view as country restrictions are in place.