- Impressive coverage of UK football
- Plenty of promotions & betting offers
- Discounts for Sky TV customers
Review of SkyBet.com
SkyBet is the betting portal run by BSkyB Group and cover all of the sports that they feature on their popular Sky Sports channels and lots more besides.
SkyBet.com also claim to offer some of the best in-play betting options when it comes to betting on UK football with live audio commentary also available on many sporting events.
SkyBet offers sports bettors quick navigation with plenty of form guides and previews for most of the online betting markets that they cover and offer members odds on.
Although their form guides are presented slightly differently to other bookies we feature the format does allow members that like to browse such data many ways in which to do so.
Also of note is SkyBet's impressive menu system which clearly lists all of the individual sports betting markets that SkyBet offer right from the actual homepage.
We found it great to be able to instantly jump into one of the hundreds of betting events that SkyBet offer and place bets quickly and easily on both desktop and mobile.
SkyBet offer decent odds across most sporting events with the added bonus of members being able to place bets using Sky TV remotes. Plus with SkyBet's 'Price Boost' you'll also get enhanced odds for selected correct score and first goalscorer markets.
Although not always offering best odds, SkyBet are quick to cover breaking news stories.
As with their odds, SkyBet offer members a decent range of markets but are still some way from offering the kind of depth and range that say PaddyPower do.
Their extensive coverage of football betting markets is impressive but also expected from a company that provides such excellent coverage of live football on Sky Sports channels.
You'll generally find the market you're looking for at SkyBet but may want to try elsewhere for less popular betting markets as they're still playing catchup on some.
The website that SkyBet have designed is well put together and allows members to find markets, promotional offers and access account information reasonably quickly.
Although not quite up to the high standards of Bet365, their website is perfectly adequate. It's is fully encrypted, follows strict security guidelines and is regularly audited to ensure sensitive account information is fully protected at all times.
SkyBet customer service can be contacted via an online form or via a 'Live Chat' facility on their website. The SkyBet team take calls and emails between 9am and midnight Sunday to Friday and between 8.30am and midnight on Saturdays.
SkyBet also have an excellent FAQ section that answers the most common questions.
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One nice aspect that we found with the SkyBet new account registration process is the fact that they allow you to set your own maximum daily deposit limits.
SkyBet have always traditionally offered decent betting promotions but also reward loyal users with special betting promotions for SkyBet and money off Sky TV bills.
Just remember to tick the box that allows SkyBet to send you betting offers and promotions via email and then check your inbox for their latest member only deals.
SkyBet Phone Numbers:
UK: 08000 724 777. International: 0044 1423 533 104.
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SkyBet Banking Options:
Cheque, MasterCard, VISA, Laser, Maestro, Solo, VISA Delta, VISA Electron, Skrill, Neteller, PayPal.