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William Hill bookmaker review

William Hill is something of a byword for betting in the UK – but this company’s online offering hasn’t always been a hit. With a long pedigree in on-course and high street betting, William Hill was slow to make an impact online and it wasn’t until a 2008 partnership with OpenBet and Playtech that things […]

Pinnacle Review

Pinnacle Sports was founded in 1998 in Curacao. The online gaming operator works under a license from the Netherlands Antilles and serves customers in more than 100 countries around the world. In March 2015, Pinnacle received a license from the Malta Lotteries and Gaming Authority. The number of people currently employed by the company is […]

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 […]

Matchbook Bookmaker Review

The Matchbook betting exchange was founded in 2004. By 2011, it had been taken over by English investors, who were experienced in the sports betting and banking sectors. The exchange is licensed and regulated by the Alderney Gambling Control Commission (AGCC) and the UK Gambling Commission. Matchbook is available in three languages, English, Chinese and […]

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 […]

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 […]

BetAdonis Bookmaker Review

BetAdonis was founded in 2010. The company uses software from Allcomponent N.V., which is included in its license issued in Curacao. BetAdonis is focused on the European, Russian & Turkish markets. The website can be viewed in Russian, English, German and Turkish. Offering customers a choice of nine currencies, the company supports a number of popular payment […]

Dafabet bookmaker review

Dafabet was founded in the Philippines in 2004. Operating exclusively online, the company offers customers both sports betting as well as poker and casino games. The company, whose website can be found at, focuses mainly on the Asian market. New customers are eligible for a sign up bonus, but Dafabet warns that this bonus […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

OlyBet bookmaker review

Big in the Baltics, Estonia-based OlyBet started life online in 2010 when the successful Olympic Casino chain decided to take its chain of physical gambling halls into cyberspace. With a history of gaming tables rather than sports betting, OlyBet partnered with Betconstruct, a leading betting provider, to add a sportsbook to the casino and poker […]

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 […]

Tipico Review

The betting company Tipico was founded in Germany in 2004. Despite efforts to promote itself as an internet bookmaker, in our opinion, it is still predominantly a firm that concentrates itself on its betting shop chain. Tipico is one of the few companies that has a license to open betting shops in Germany, of which […]

Tuttur bookmaker review

Tuttur is a sports company established in Istanbul, Turkey, founded in 2009. As well as a sportsbook, services offered include gamification, national lottery, social betting, and customer service. The website is functional and offers many essential features that punters come to expect. The company offers a wide range of pre-game and in-game marketplaces, with literally […]

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 […] bookmaker review

The betting company Rivalo was founded in 2013 and accepts bets over the internet under a license governed by the Curacao Gaming Control Board. It’s website can be found at Rivalo is mainly focused on the European market and  its website is available in nine different languages. First time customers are given a free […]

Gambling business in Ireland

The gambling business in Ireland is legalized. The horse racing and sports betting industry is well developed here. Bookmakers have been successfully operating in the country since the 18th century. The casino trend is formed in the form of semi-legal private clubs that offer gambling. Ireland’s land-based gambling market (excluding casinos) generates gross revenues (GGR) […]

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, […]

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 […]

License of the Federal Tax Service of Russia – legal Bookmakers

There are legal and offshore bookmakers on the market today. Official bookmakers carry out their work with a license from the Federal Tax Service and fulfill all the conditions for conducting their activities. They pay taxes to the state, formally employ employees, submit reports, open accounts in Russian banks, cooperate with sports federations and leagues, […]

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 […]

Italian Customs Service License – Bookmakers

On this page you will find a list of those bookmakers licensed in Italy. Online operators in Italy are licensed by the Autonomous Administration of State Monopolies under the Italian Customs Service. In 2009, Italy, under pressure from the European Union, established a special commission to amend the gambling law, and starting in 2010, the […]

License Committee of the Tourism Industry of the Ministry of Tourism and Sports of the Republic of Kazakhstan – Bookmakers

On this page you will find a list of those bookmakers who have a license from Kazakhstan. The licensing body in Kazakhstan is the Office for the Coordination of the Gambling Business and Lottery Activities of the Committee for Sports and Physical Culture under the Ministry of Culture and Sports of the Republic of Kazakhstan. […]

UK Gambling Commission License – Bookmakers

On this page you will find a list of UK-licensed English bookmakers. The UK Gambling Commission was established in 2005 when legislation came into force to regulate commercial gambling in the United Kingdom in collaboration with licensing authorities. On October 1, 2013, the Gambling Commission was granted the rights to regulate the national lottery in […]

Isle of Man Gambling Commission License – Bookmakers

This page displays a list of bookmakers licensed in the Isle of Man. The Isle of Man Gambling Commission is a corporate body established in 1962. In addition to licensing and regulating land-based gambling operations (casinos, slot machines, bookmakers and lotteries), the Commission also oversees the online gambling business, which has grown rapidly in recent […]

License Danish Gambling Commission – Bookmakers

On this page you will find a list of those bookmakers licensed in Denmark. The Danish Gambling Commission is an independent government agency under the Danish Tax Ministry. The Commission is intended to regulate the gaming market in Denmark and ensure the protection of users from illegal operators. In 2003, the country closed access to […]

License Belgium Gambling Commission – Bookmakers

On this page you will find a list of those bookmakers licensed in Belgium. The Belgian Gambling Commission is part of the Federal Department of Justice, headed by the Minister of Justice, and was established in 2000. The tasks of the Gambling Commission are: advising the government and parliament, granting various types of gambling licenses, […]

License General Directorate for the Regulation of Gambling in Spain – Bookmakers

On this page you will find a list of those bookmakers licensed in Spain. The General Directorate for the Regulation of Gambling in Spain was formed under the Ministry of Finance and Public Administration and is subordinate to the Spanish State Treasury, which regulates, licenses, controls and, if necessary, prohibits gambling activities in Spain. Licensing […]

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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