SkyBet are based and run from Leeds, UK. SkyBet are licensed under the name Bonne Terre Limited and regulated by the Alderney Gambling Control Commission in the Channel Islands.
First of all, we should say that SkyBet do not have any betting shops like for example Ladbrokes. They are online bookie only. This is a serious advantage and one of the reasons why SkyBet is so popular. They tend to attract new clients with the help of the media, including social media. Skybet have nice design and various variants for online access.
Remarkably, SkyBet are historically more connected with football itself than horse racing like many other British bookmakers. And this fact has an effect on the design of their website. Interestingly, SkyBet are registered in the UK. Moreover, they did not decide to move to Gibraltar because of different tax policies. It’s quite rare in the modern betting business. It seems, the reason lays underneath the essence of SkyBet ambitions.
We should say, SkyBet has probably the nicest design build among all of their competitors. It’s beautiful, eye-catching and very easy to use. The set-up is also amazing, SkyBet did a really good job here. Surely, SkyBet is not only sports betting, SkyBet is a brand and it’s main color is blue. This way you can distinguish SkyBet website or mobile app designs even if you do not see the name SkyBet itself. Webpage’s menu is divided into blocks that makes using it even easier and fun. There are no dozens of different pop-ups that sometimes can be annoying.
Money lines and odds
If you are big football or horse racing fan, then SkyBet is for you. However, you can find any other popular sport there. They wouldn’t be so famous if they did not have a vast number of different markets. However, if you ever consider SkyBet you should keep in mind, SkyBet is primary British bookie and they are more focused on British-like kinds of sports. So if you want to bet on something that isn’t really popular in Britain you should consider betting elsewhere.
SkyBet’s markets include football, American football, badminton, baseball, basketball, boxing & wrestling, cricket, cycling, darts, Gaelic games, golf, greyhound racing, handball, hockey, horse racing, ice hockey, motor racing, rugby, snooker, tennis etc.
As we already mentioned SkyBet is a great deal for football fans, so obviously they offer one of the best odds on football games. Especially, if it’s game that you can watch on TV, as it minimize the possibility of a fixed match. Besides, they also offer solid odds on horse racing, as it’s British bookie after all.
Signing up and bonuses
The sign up bonus of SkyBet is bet £5 get £20 free. We should say 20 pounds is not that much, considering what competitors offer, but it’s still 400% bonus. Surely, SkyBet also try to do everything the can to make sure current clients will stay with them. That’s why they offer price boost on a daily basis. Commonly it applies mostly to football and horseracing. On top of that, SkyBet have one of the best odds for British horse racing.
SkyBet also offer you interesting feature, which is called SkyBet Club. If you make a bet of over £25 on any sports market by midnight on Sunday, you will receive free £5 on Monday that will remain there till Sunday. If you decide to participate in this, you should remember you need to be attentive and do not miss anything. It will cost to place a 40 pound bet to be back.
Overall, if you like betting on football, especially British football then SkyBet is a great match for you. But if you are seeking for better bonuses and various specials not only for football, then you should really consider choosing another bookmaker.
At SkyBet you can deposit you funds in all major currencies, including USD, EUR and GBP, but there are a lot more. But you have to choose currency for transactions, which are only EUR and GBP. You cannot change it. Bettors can deposit using MasterCard, Neteller, Skrill, Visa/Visa Electron, Maestro, Paypal and Ukash.
Maximum and minimum deposit is likely to depend on what currency you use. But usually the minimum deposit is 5 pounds.
Although bettors have to withdraw funds in your currency use choose for transaction, they don’t have to withdraw them using same system they used to deposit. What’s more important, all withdrawals are free, and it’s something.
SkyBet great app on both Apple and Android, it also has nice and neat design and is very customer-friendly.
SkyBet app has the same sportsbook in alphabetical order as well as the main website. You can also see their offers as well as sporting events that are divided by sport on the main page. You can bet on anything you want, you can also see the same features as the main webpage has like Virtual Sports. Other functions are quite similar to competitors.
SkyBet have quite impressive customer support. Of course, some features aren’t available 24/7, but that’s a common problem of all bookies. You can also contact them via e-mail, Live-chat or Twitter.
There weren’t many problems with support agents either, they are friendly and always willing to help. Actually, you should not worry even during some emergency, as SkyBet agents will probably handle it.