You probably think that the most important decision involved in online betting is picking the right side of a game. That’s only the first part of the equation. The other part is the one about picking the right online bookmaker. There are countless companies out there offering sports betting, and many of them seem to offer the same services. How do you decide which is the best for you?
Here are a few tips:
The quality of the odds offered has the highest impact on your winning chances, considering that placing bets at high odds will give bettors the best possible chance of turning a profit.
- Payment Options & Fees
Before opening any accounts, make sure to check the available payment options, because it would be useless to sign up for an account that doesn’t support your preffered deposit and withdrawal options. Popular e-wallets like Skrill and Ecopayz are probably the best available methods when it comes to online betting due to instant payments, fast cashouts and very low fees.
A bookmaker’s reputation is established over a period of time and it serves as a great way to determine if the costumers are satisfied and treated with the respect they deserve. The longer the sports betting operator has been in business, the less likely you are to experience any problems during the process of opening an account, placing your bets and, most importantly, when it’s time to collect your winnings.
- Customer Service
There is nothing more annoying than waiting to get some help for who knows how long. Before opening an account, call, email, skype or chat with the company’s help department, asking questions to test how long it takes to get a response. This is also a good way to test the quality of their customer support.
- Restricted Countries
Even though online bookmakers regularly update their lists of restricted countries, it is your responsibility to make sure that any bookie will accept customers from the country of your residence. You can easily check on that by consulting the terms and conditions posted on the relevant section of the website, or by contacting their customer support.
- Reliability and Betting options
Try to enter the company’s website in different hours throughout the day, especially during expected peak betting periods. See how fast their site loads and check some of the links to ensure there are no technical difficulties. Particularly in markets where the odds are liable to change at a rapid pace.
However, it is not always possible to be close to our computers. So it would be a good idea to check what alternatives you are offered for placing bets. Options may include smartphone and tablet betting, as well as betting over the phone.
- Additional Betting Options Are Important
Besides sports there are many betting alternatives that aren’t necessarily offered by every company.This includes casinos, poker rooms, racebooks, lotteries, and non-sports related events. Consider what you are looking for in regards to betting action before you commit to anything.
If you haven’t found the bookmaker that fits your needs, you’re in the right place. Contact BET-IBC’s customer support via Skype, email or Live Chat and we’ll be glad to help you opening an account at the bookmaker that is compatible with your needs and preferences.