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Ladbrokes bookmaker review

Long before the internet was a thing, the dandies and aristocrats of London liked nothing more than a sportsman’s bet on the horses. That prompted Ladbroke Hall stables in Warwickshire, England, to set up as commission agents in 1886. By 1902 they moved to London – first on the fashionably raffish Strand, then wealthy Mayfair […]

10Bet bookmaker review

If you watched the 2018/2019 season of the EFL Championship, you might have noticed 10Bet’s logo on Blackburn Rovers or West Bromwich Albion players’ jerseys. If you’re one of the tens of millions of Juventus fans, you’ve no doubt seen 10Bet’s name plastered next to the faces of some of the most prominent players today. […]

888sport bookmaker review

888Sport, pronounced Triple–8 Sport, is a fairly new player in the online betting market. 888Sport was established in 2008 as part of 888 Holdings, a well–known provider of online casino and poker websites. 888Sport was the group’s first foray into sports betting, and since it has grown into a rising star. Aggressively seeking to offer […]

Betfred Review bookmaker review

Betfred, the rebranded name for Fred Done, has its roots in traditional British bookmaking. Betfred started out in the 1960s from a single bookie’s shop in Salford, near Manchester, and by the 2018–19 financial year, Betfred had grown to a turnover of over £10 billion. Individual punters have struck it rich as well, with a […]

BetVictor bookmaker review

BetVictor is one of the longest established firms in the marketplace, dating back to 1946 when gambling in the UK was legalised. BetVictor started out offering books on greyhound races at London’s Walthamstow Stadium, owned by the founder, William Chandler. After his death, the company was passed to his son, Victor, hence the name. Back […]

BoyleSports bookmaker review

Ireland’s largest High Street bookmaker, BoyleSports, has been in business since 1982. From small beginnings – a single shop in County Armagh operated by John Boyle – it has grown into a major player thanks to a series of judicious acquisitions. Today BoyleSports has more than 300 shops across Ireland and, following a 2019 buy-out […]

PaddyPower bookmaker review

Paddy Power, one of the loudest and most controversial bookmakers on the market, is notorious for its irreverent advertising and its willingness to offer markets that others won’t touch. But beneath the flair for generating headlines, is Paddy Power a good place to have a flutter? Formed in 1988 after a merger between three leading […]

Sky Bet bookmaker review

At the heart of sports broadcasting in Britain since the 1990s, Sky’s impact on the sport – and especially football – has been huge. In the early years, the TV company’s money bankrolled the Premier League and football subscriptions powered a media giant. Sky Bet is a logical extension of the brand – but is […]

12Bet bookmaker review

12Bet is a privately owned internet gaming operation launched in 2007. 12Bet is controlled by Pacific Invest, a diversified investment group. The site is authorized to operate in the United Kingdom by the UK gambling association and the site offers services like betting online and playing casinos. 12Bet is well-known for sponsoring various sports events […]

1xBet bookmaker review

With the arrival of online betting, there have been a lot of websites that boast of services and customer care that rival their competition. Among them is a relatively new addition that is doing well in the betting community, 1XBet. 1xBet is an online bookmaker company which was granted permission to operate by the Curacao […]

Bet365 bookmaker review

If you watch TV – especially TV sports – you’ll struggle to miss adverts for Bet365. Founded in 2000 by Denise Coates in a portable office in Stoke-on-Trent, England, Bet365, this web-only bookmaker, has always adopted an aggressive marketing strategy. However, Bet365 is more than just a brash publicity campaign. As a company, it pioneered […]

Betclic bookmaker review

Betclic, founded in 2005 by Nicolas Beraud, is a French online gambling company with offices in Bordeaux and Malta. Betclic is licensed  by the GB Gambling Commission and registered for gambling in France, Italy, Sweden, Portugal and Poland. Within five years of their existence, they held 35-40% of the market share in France for online […]

BetCris Review

BetCRIS (Costa Rican International Sports), was founded in 1985 in Costa Rica and is part of the BetDSI, BookMaker and JustBet brand. The firm’s main office is in San Jose, the capital of Costa Rica, while it also represented in the Dominican Republic, Venezuela, Brazil and Spain. The company started out offline and now has […]

Betking bookmaker review

BetKing was founded in  2018, by parent company SV Gaming Limited, for betting on major sporting events and customized sporting games for entertainment for all its users. In the same year, in Nigeria, the BetKing was licensed by the Lagos State Lotteries Board and the National Lottery Regulatory Commission. What makes BetKing unique is that […]

Betonline bookmaker review

While headquartered in Panama City, Panama, it is instantly obvious that Betonline is a gambling site catered towards American bettors with their main page heavily promoting US sports action. Betonline was founded in 2004, however, they state their management have been heavily involved in online gaming and poker since 1991. The key people within the […]

Betplay Review

BetPlay was founded in March 2015, and started operations under a license from the Curacao Gaming Control Board. Since 2014 the firm has not had any betting shops and operates only online. According to information on the BetPlay website, the founders have extensive experience in the betting industry, which they’ve been involved in since 2003. […]

Betredkings Review

BetRedKings was founded in 2006. It was created using software from EveryMatrix and is owned by BetRedKings. Bets are handled exclusively over the internet under licenses governed by the Curacao Gaming Control Board and the Gibraltar Betting and Gaming Association. The company’s website, which is available in 11 different languages, can be found hefre – […]

Betway bookmaker review

Betway holds a world record for the biggest ever payout on an online slot machine. Back in Oct. 2015, Jon Heywood landed a cool £13,209,000 on the Mega Moolah slot, subsequently verified by Guinness World Record as the largest pay-out of its type. Not everyone can get that lucky, of course, but Betway continues to […]

Coral bookmaker review

Coral is one of Britain’s oldest bookies, dating back to the mid-1920s. Joe Coral, a Polish immigrant, turned his flair for mental arithmetic to profitable ends at London’s dog tracks. Back in the day, he specialised in betting by post – a kind of low-tech version of online betting that got around the legal restrictions […]

Doxxbet Bookmaker Review

The Slovak betting agency DOXXbet started as a B&M betting office, but today it provides only online services. The betting company DOXXbet operates under a license granted in Malta in 2009. It has established itself very well on the market. Customers from the Slovak Republic can no longer register on the international domain In […]

Efubet Review

Europefootball (Efubet) was founded in the year 2000, and is the first ever Armenian betting company. The first bet was accepted on the 26th of August, 2000, which is considered to be the beginning of the Sportsbetting industry in Armenia. However, in recent times the company has lost its position as the market leader. Currently, […]

Fun88 bookmaker review

Founded in the Philippines in 2008, Fun88 established itself across Asia before branching out into the European market. Fun88 offers a sportsbook as well as Casino and Live Casino betting opportunities and are licensed by The Gambling Commission of Great Britain. Their UK website is operated in partnership with TGP Europe Limited and headquartered in […]

Gamebookers Review

The betting company Gamebookers was founded in 1998 in Antigua and Barbuda and was subsequently acquired by Party Poker. At present, the betting firm is part of the Bwin and Party Gaming operators, which also includes Party Bets and Party Poker. Gamebookers has exactly the same odds as Party Bets and Bwin. It is worth […]

Intertops bookmaker review

While Intertops was originally founded before the internet, the website that is popular today was formed in 1996 by Detlef Train. It was also the first-ever online sports booking website! So, right off the bat, you can be assured that Intertops is a legitimate enterprise! It is also the longest-running online sports betting site, and […]

Jetbull bookmaker review

Jetbull bookmaker was founded in 2007. Their office is based in Malta. Jetbull operates under the sub-license of Curaçao (Antillephone N.V.) and uses the software of EveryMatrix. Players from Armenia, Belarus, Spain, USA and France are prohibited by Jetbull. Their website supports three languages. All the different payment systems are available. When Contorabet bookmaker went […]

Interwetten bookmaker review

Founded in Vienna, Austria, Interwetten initially offered over the phone sports betting between 1990-1997. However, as the popularity of the internet grew, Interwetten, in 1997, became only the second company in the world to offer an online betting product behind Intertops. They expanded their portfolio in 2004 to offering casino games, before launching a skill […]

Meridianbet boookmaker review

Meridianbet was founded in 2008, with the firm’s offices being located in Malta. It works exclusively over the internet and does not have any betting shops. The company has two state licenses, from the United Kingdom Gambling Commission and the Malta Gaming Authority. Meridianbet’s website,, is available in eight different languages, while the firm […]

Merrybet bookmaker review

Founded in Lagos, Nigeria in 2013 by Opeoluwa Fashakin, Merrybet proclaims they are “Nigeria’s biggest, most successful, security conscious and innovative bookmaker”. The bookmaker company is fully licensed by the Lagos State Lotteries Board. It provides a sports betting service as well as casino games. Merrybet is unique in that while they don’t appear to […]

NetBet bookmaker review

NetBet is an online gambling operator. The company offers sports betting, casino, poker, and live casino options. Offering “best prices on the go with enhanced odds, cash out, advances combi bets, live betting and much more,” NetBet is owned by NetBet Enterprises Ltd, the web-only bookmaker is offered in English, German, Japanese, Spanish, Italian, French, […]

Novibet bookmaker review

Novibet is a relative newcomer to the online betting market. The company began in Greece in 2010 and, despite expanding into both the British and German markets, Novibet is still a bit away from being a global player. That said, there is plenty to admire about a self-starter, especially when it has clearly devoted some […]

Parimatch bookmaker review

Parimatch is a relative newcomer on the British betting scene, but it has a long history in Ukraine, Russia and the former Soviet Union. Founded in Kyiv in 1994 as a chain of betting shops, Parimatch soon crossed the border into Russia. In 2000 Parimatch went online, becoming one of the first in the region […]

SBOBET boookmaker review

SBOBET, founded in the year 2004 by Executive Director Bill Mummery, is one of the most popular online Asian bookmakers today. One of the standout features of SBOBET is that it’s known as the world’s best Asian Handicap Specialist offering. Since its development, SBOBET has been a sponsor for major football teams such as Leeds […]

Slbet bookmaker review

The motto of Slbet is “Your lucky star,” which may not make a lot of sense, but it corresponds to the green-coloured star that makes the website’s logo. Even though, it is not the most famous online gambling company in the world. Nonetheless, it is definitely worth looking into, for it is a reliable betting […]

Stan James review

The British betting company Stan James was founded in 1973 and it has around 50 betting shops around the United Kingdom. Stan James’ online betting arm is governed by a license from the Gibraltar Betting and Gaming Association, as well as the United Kingdom Gambling Authority. The firm also has a license from South Africa. […]

Unibet bookmaker review

Unibet was established in London in 1997 and launched its first website in 1999. At the start of the online betting revolution, Unibet was a big, high-profile player in the 2000s but has lost some of its edges after that. PCM magazine rated Unibet best sports betting operator in 2006, 2008 and 2009. Perhaps, the […]

Virgin Bet bookmaker review

Virgin bet was founded in the year 2001 by the Gamesys Group Plc. However, it was set up a lot later in 2019 in the UK. Despite being a little late to the party, Virgin bet has wasted little time in making its mark as one of the premium online sites for betting in the […]

Titanbet bookmaker review

The online betting company Titanbet, was founded in 2002 and it does not have any betting shops. Bets made over the internet are governed by a license from Antigua and Barbuda. Since 2014, Titanbet has been working in the British market under a UK license, while it has its own dedicated website for Britain […]

5Dimes bookmaker review

The Costa Rica-based enormous online sportsbook has gone through its own history of controversy and mystery. William Sean “Tony” Creighton launched 5Dimes in 1999 out of San Jose and served the United States as an illegal offshore sportsbook for 20 years. However, in 2019 he was killed in a botched ransom-kidnapping. This led to his […]

Bwinner365 bookmaker review

The betting company Bwinner365 works only under license from Curacao Gaming Control Board, while its website is available in two languages, English and Russian. Its website was built by BetConstruct, which offers support in 11 different languages. It is unknown when the company was formed, while the maximum winnings a punter can take up every […]

Fonbet Bookmaker Review

“Fonbet” is the oldest Russian bookmaker. The company was founded in 1994 by the chess player Anatoly Machulsky. The bookmaker company is licenced by the Federal tax service of the Russian Federation in 2009. The bookmaker is part of SRO Bookmakers. The website of the country is According to our own research, “Fonbet” ranks […]

Island Casino review

Island Casino is not only an online casino but also a betting company. The bookmaker was founded in 1996, so it is a true veteran of the gambling industry in the region. Throughout its history, Island Casino has been an offshore company with its headquarters in Costa Rica. Consequently, the bank obtained its license in […]

OneBett bookmaker review

The OneBett betting company is based in Cyprus and was granted an official license from the Curacao Gaming Control Board on 4th December 2014. The OneBett brand is also registered in Russia and is owned by the Afrodita company, while it is also part of the TRIO Group holding. The company has had a gaming […]

Sportbet bookmaker review

SportBet is a famous online sports betting website. has been in the market for more than 20 years. Hence, you can assume that an online betting site that has been around for this long is doing commendable work which is why it have lasted for 20 plus years in the industry. was established […]

Gambling business in Brazil

Gambling business in Brazil is prohibited as of 2017. The government is discussing a package of laws on gambling legislation. Already, the gambling market in Brazil is one of the largest in Latin America. The Brazilian Legal Gaming Institute (Instituto Brasileiro Jogo Legal, IJL) is a non-profit government organization that researches gambling in the country. […]

Gambling business in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bosnia and Herzegovina is a small Southeastern European state located in the western part of the Balkan Peninsula. It has one of the most complex systems of government, since it consists of two autonomous administrative units: the Republika Srpska and the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina. In both of these states, virtually all forms of […]

Gambling business of Andorra

Until the beginning of 2010, the gambling business in Andorra was banned. Then the authorities of the smallest European country developed a long-term plan to attract tourists. Revenues from tourism are, according to various estimates, 60-90% of the total budget of the country. The legalization of the gambling business could attract more tourists and thus […]

Gambling business in Japan

Japan is a country with a special approach to gambling. A limited list of gambling varieties is allowed in the country. The main part of its items is made up of specific national entertainment, such as pachinko or mahjong, in addition, players are given the opportunity to place bets on some types of races. Most […]

Estonian gambling business

Establishing a gambling business in Estonia is a legal activity. The gambling industry is regulated by law and is under the supervision of the Estonian Tax and Customs Board. The state act regulating the work of any organization related to the supply of gambling entertainment is the Gambling Act. The gambling industry is developing both […]

US gambling business

The gambling business in the United States is one of the most important sources of replenishing the state treasury. About two decades ago, gambling was legalized only in two states of the state. The operation of casinos and gambling clubs in the other 48 was strictly prohibited. Now the situation has changed globally. Casino gambling […]

Gambling business in Serbia

Serbia is a state of South-Eastern Europe with a legalized gambling business. Today gambling in the country is strictly regulated. For 2017 in Serbia, legislative provisions clearly define the system of organization and taxation in the sectors of lottery business, sports betting, casino games, poker, as well as all types of online gambling. The government […]

Gambling business San Marino

San Marino is one of the smallest and oldest sovereign states in Europe. Today gambling business is allowed in the country. It is regulated by two laws – No. 67/2000 and No. 143/2006. According to these laws, almost all types of gambling are allowed on the territory of the country, including online. Since 2007, the […]

Gambling business in Romania

Gambling business in Romania today is absolutely legal. Land-based gambling entertainment is widespread and popular in the country. Online gambling was officially legalized relatively recently – in 2015. At the same time, the state authorities continue to work on improving the legal framework. The latest amendments to the relevant legal acts were made in 2016. […]

Liechtenstein gambling business

Liechtenstein is a small sovereign state in Western Europe bordering Switzerland and Austria. Until 2010, the gambling business in the principality was considered illegal, since since 1949 a law banning gambling was in force. The only permitted gambling entertainment in the country was the Internationale Lotterie in Liechtenstein Stiftung, which has been operating on the […]

Gambling business in Macedonia

Macedonia is a relatively young state in southeastern Europe, where gambling is legalized and accessible to any adult. There are more than 5 land-based establishments in the country. Online casinos are also legal in accordance with Macedonian laws. Slots, sports betting and poker are especially popular in Macedonia. Macedonian law allows casinos, slot machine halls […]

Gambling business in Luxembourg

The gambling business in Luxembourg is both legally permitted and prohibited. The first article of the Gambling Law of April 20, 1977 completely prohibits gambling in the country. More recent legislation makes exceptions for certain establishments and gambling businesses. As of 2017, Luxembourg has one casino and a National State Lottery. The recently formed government […]

Gambling business in Denmark

Gambling in Denmark is allowed both in physical establishments and on online sites. The Danish gambling market has been nationalized and controlled by a specially created body – the Danish Gambling Authority. This is a division of the Danish Ministry of Justice that issues licenses and regulates the work of gambling companies. Since 1948, all […]

Gambling business in Greece

Greece is a mainland island state in Southern Europe that allows almost all types of gambling. The first gambling establishments appeared in the country at the beginning of the 20th century. However, the rapid development of the gambling industry began relatively recently – in the 2000s. Due to the difficult economic situation, the government decided […]

Gambling business in Hungary

Hungary is a Central European state that has legalized all types of gambling entertainment. The country’s legislation clearly regulates the rules for working in the gambling industry both in land-based establishments and in the online segment. The largest provider of gambling in Hungary is Szerencsejáték. Owned by the state, until 2012 it was a monopoly […]

Gambling business in Finland

Gambling is allowed in Finland, but at the same time it is under the full control of the state. The authorized body for regulating the gambling business in the country is the Ministry of Internal Affairs. The entire gambling industry (both offline and online) is monopolized by the state and divided between three firms: Fintoto, […]

Gambling business in Norway

Norway is a Scandinavian country with one of the strictest gambling laws in the world. On the territory of the state, only some areas of gambling are allowed, and all of them are strictly controlled by the authorities using three basic laws: on lotteries, on betting on sweepstakes and on games. Only two companies have […]

Malta gambling business

The Republic of Malta is a small island state located in the Mediterranean Sea, one of the most developed gambling centers in Europe. All types of gambling entertainment are legalized in the country. The specifics of conducting gambling activities are clearly regulated by law. Malta became the first EU member state to define online business […]

Gambling business in Italy

Gambling in Italy is legal. Every year this sphere of entertainment brings up to 8 billion EUR to the state budget. Italian laws allow not only land-based establishments, but also online casinos. The gambling industry in Italy is developing dynamically. The most popular types of gambling today are sports betting, poker, lotteries and slot machines. […]

Gambling business in the Netherlands

The gambling business in the Netherlands is allowed and available to all adult citizens. There are 14 land-based gambling houses operating in the country. The laws of the Netherlands have recently allowed online casinos to operate. Since 2017, foreign operators have received the opportunity to license in the country. Netherlands gambling laws The Netherlands is […]

Gambling business in Belgium

Gambling in Belgium is legal entertainment. The organization of the gambling business has been authorized since May 7, 1999. Online gambling has been legalized since 2002. The Belgian Gambling Commission regulates the gambling market and issues licenses. Today the country operates: 3 hippodromes; 9 land-based casinos; over 2,600 bet acceptance points. According to 2015 data, […]

Gambling business in Austria

The gambling business in Austria is legalized and regulated at two levels: state and provincial. Land based and online casinos are a federal monopoly controlled by the Law on Games of Chance or the Austrian Gambling Act (GSpG). According to the law, there are only 15 casino licenses, and all of them are owned by […]

Czech gambling business

The Czech Republic is one of the European countries where most of the modern types of gambling are completely legal. On the territory of the republic, both land-based gambling establishments and gambling sites are allowed to operate. There are over a hundred casinos in the Czech Republic. According to statistics, there is one slot machine […]

Malta Gambling Authority (MGA) License – Bookmaker

This page displays a list of bookmakers licensed in Malta. The Malta Lotteries and Gambling Commission (LGA) was established in 2001 following the entry into force of the Malta Lotteries and Gambling Act. It is the single regulatory body in the country responsible for overseeing all gambling activities, with the exception of land-based casinos. In […]

License Sublicense Curacao Interactive Licensing N.V. – Bookmakers

This page displays a list of those bookmakers that have a Curacao sublicense. Sublicense Curacao Interactive Licensing N.V is a license issued by the Curacao Gambling Control Council to operate a gambling business that already has a Curacao Commission core license, which owns separate (from the main) sites providing online gaming services. That is, a […]

Gambling business in Ukraine

Ukraine is a European state in which active work is underway to legalize the gambling business. In 2009, the Ukrainian authorities decided to ban gambling. The fallacy of this initiative became obvious already in the first months after the law came into force: an underground gambling business began to actively develop in the country, due […]

First Cagayan Philippines License – Bookmakers

On this page you will find a list of those bookmakers licensed by the Philippines. First Cagayan is a corporation formed under the laws of the Republic of the Philippines with the powers of the primary regulator and licensor of companies operating in the online gambling business in the Cagayan Special Economic Zone. This regulator […]

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