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Return to player %

  • Return to player % 95%
  • Horse Racing Yes
  • License United Kingdom
  • Tax free Yes
  • Minimum deposit £5
  • Live betting Yes
  • Live stream Yes
  • Cashout No
  • Live chat Yes
  • Launched 08/2018
  • Platform Rhino / LeoVegas
  • Currency £
  • Language English
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The United Kingdom is one of the biggest betting hubs in the world, which is why the successful LeoVegas Gaming Group decided to create a brand especially for British players - welcome to Bet UK! If you're looking for a place to bet on all sports, but especially traditionally British ones with a 95% average payout, you're in luck!

It seems obvious, but probably good to mention that Bet UK is of course fully licensed by the UK Gambling Commission, meaning that all winnings from the site are tax-free. The site is especially built to cater perfectly to mobile players, and all the practical things at a betting site from customer service to banking are in good stead.

This is what BetUK looks like on mobile

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Part of the LeoVegas empire, Bet UK might be a relatively new UK sports betting site but it is already becoming popular thanks to a strong welcome offer backed up by regular bonuses.

Bet UK has a curious brace of ambassadors, with the Irish model and media personality Vogue Williams joined here by Neil Mulholland, who is a highly respected British horse racing trainer.

The site is not always the easiest to navigate for sports fans, with users directed to casino games rather than the sportsbook when they hit the "home" button on the Bet UK site.

But on mobile, Bet UK comes into its own with the Bet UK mobile app for iOS particularly well rated among users of iPhones and iPads, though the Bet UK Android app is pretty solid too.

With 24/7 customer support, Bet UK users can feel assured they will be able to get help whatever the time of the day if they need it, while the site is also considered safe and secure.

Licensed and regulated in Great Britain by the Gambling Commission, Bet UK uses SSL encryption technology to make sure customer data is not going to fall into the wrong hands.

Overall rating:

3.7

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Bet UK loves to cater to mobile players, and this is most evident from their welcome offer, which is available only on mobile devices to new UK players. You can expect to gain 3x£10 free bets with just a £10 investment by following these instructions:

BetUK welcome offer is a free bet for all new players

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Clicking through to join Bet UK from Bojoko entitles new users to the site's best welcome bonus.

It is not applied automatically as soon as a customer has created their account, but there is no need to remember a promo code or a bonus code in order to access the Bet UK promotion.

Users just need to head to the 'My Offers' page and tap the 'Claim' button to get the free bets. As usual, it is necessary to place a qualifying wager to get free bets, but this was not a problem. The other thing to remember is that the qualifying wager has to be placed via a mobile device.

Free bets are non-withdrawable, while new users signing up for a Bet UK account should also keep in mind that they both expire after seven days and they are not returned with winnings too. However, there are no wagering requirements to worry about for any Bet UK free bets winnings.

Free bet no deposit

Bet UK doesn't offer no deposit bonuses or free bets at the moment.

First deposit bonus code

You don't need a bonus code to claim Bet UK's first deposit bonus.

Significant terms and conditions

Full terms and bonus terms apply.

As you can probably expect, Bet UK is offering players mostly the same odds as LeoVegas does. However, at the British site you can find a bunch of daily price boosts to help you win even bigger! On average the payout percentage at the site is a very respectable 95%, so there's definitely value to be found by choosing Bet UK!

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Bet UK's odds were found to be fairly average for most sports, with decent value on offer for football fans seeking a betting site to join.

Daily enhanced odds and price boosts are also on offer here to provide users better value.

People seeking top odds might need to go elsewhere, but Bet UK does a decent job when it comes to odds, though a margin of around six per cent is higher than some rival sites. The payout percentage tends to be around 95 per cent, which is reasonably solid as well.

Bet UK is a part of the Leo Vegas betting family, which means that the resources available guarantee a massive selection of betting markets. Altogether there are over 30 different sports to bet on at the site, ranging from football to greyhounds and esports to UFC.

Like you can expect from a betting site with UK in its name, there are plenty of British favourites to find in the betting lobby. These include the likes of rugby (league & union), snooker, tennis, cricket, cycling, motorsports, darts and horse racing.

The more exotic markets at BetUK include esports, politics, floorball, WWE, all kinds of winter sports and chess. Whatever kind of sport you are choosing for your betslip, BetUK will always provide plenty of options to choose from inside of each match.

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The Bet UK sportsbook site is not comprehensive, but most markets people will be interested in can be found here, while a bet builder is in play to add some flexibility too.

Football fans can pick from well over 200 markets for most big games in England, with pre-packed combos in place to tempt users along with everything from handicaps to cards.

There is nothing major missing from the list of sports available to bet on at Bet UK, which has a growing esports section and markets for everything from bandy and chess to pool and trotting.

Bet UK customers can also try their luck on a range of TV and novelty markets, while people interested in politics can bet on the outcome of elections in everywhere from Hungary to Sweden, as well as who will be the next leader of top political parties in the UK as well.

Like all self-respecting betting sites, Bet UK is also offering all players fantastic in-play options. No matter the time on your watch, there is always something to bet on in Bet UK's live betting section. The exact same sports are available in-play as they are when it comes to pre-match betting.

All games in the in-play come with a game center full of different stats to help you place your bets, and the most active bettors can enjoy instant bets, which will always be settled within a couple of minutes.

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Live in-play betting is becoming more important for a lot of sports fans, with Bet UK offering a strong market here.

Top live events across sports like football, cricket, tennis and basketball are easy to find, but unfortunately Bet UK does not have any live streams, unlike some major UK rivals. Live odds tend to be solid here with more than enough markets to pick from at Bet UK too. For people particularly interested in betting in-play, Bet UK is certainly a very solid option.

Bet UK Live stream

Live streams aren't generally available at Bet UK, but we have some good news to all rugby fans! The site has implemented a great Watch & Bet feature on their site for all Premiership Rugby games, which of course means that all games from the league are available to watch completely for free to all players with money in their Bet UK account.

Bet UK is a relatively new betting site, which luckily also means that they are very modern. This in turn leads to great services provided to all mobile players, with a sports betting app on offer for both iOS and Android users. The app can be downloaded from the Apple Store and Google Play. NOTE! the site's welcoming offer is only available on mobile.

If your device's memory is full it won't be a problem however, as you can enjoy Bet UK to the fullest even through the browser of all smart phones and tablets, thanks to an optimized mobile site running on html5-technology. A 5 star performance from Bet UK in this aspect!

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The Bet UK mobile betting app is a solid choice for UK sports fans who want to bet on the go.

Available for both iOS and on Android, it can be downloaded from the App Store and Google Play respectively, with users having given the Bet UK mobile betting app positive reviews.

On the App Store, the Bet UK mobile app for iOS has an average rating of 4.2 stars out of 5. Android users have not been quite as effusive in their praise for the Bet UK app, but our testing found that it worked well enough when placing bets via a smartphone device while on the move.

As not everyone will want to download Bet UK's mobile app for iOS or Android, the operator has also worked hard to develop a strong and stable mobile betting website as well.

Mobile users who head to the Bet UK site will be met with a fast and responsive site that is simple to navigate, with the menu system intuitive and live in-play bets very easy to find.

Either the Bet UK mobile site or the Bet UK mobile apps for iOS and Android make it straightforward to place a quick bet while away from home via a smartphone or a tablet. Users will also need to log in on their mobile device to place the qualifying wager for the welcome offer.

Safe & responsible gambling

Safety needs to always come first when betting, which is why Bet UK is committed to offering players a responsible gambling environment. This is done in many ways, and for example by the following tools all players can use while playing on the site:

If you feel like you are suffering from problematic gambling, please do not play on any betting sites and seek help. You can find links to GamStop, Gambling Therapy and the National helpline for Gambling Treatment at Bet UK.

Everyone gets stumped sometimes, and when this happens at Bet UK, help is never too far away. You can reach out to the site's professional support team via live chat and email, which are available through the sidebar's help button.

However, when facing a problem your first port of call should be the help center, where you can find answers to almost anything concerning betting at Bet UK. The help center comes equipped with a handy search bar, meaning that no matter where your interest lies, an answer will be in front of your eyes in a matter of seconds!

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Live chat is the main way to get in touch with customer support and testing found responses were fast from friendly operatives. There was no long wait for answers when contacting customer support via live chat late in the afternoon and all questions were dealt with easily.

Email support can be accessed by sending a message to support@betuk.com, while its help centre could be a useful port of call for anyone who has a general query about Bet UK.

Site languages

English

Email support languages

English

Live support languages

English

Phone support languages

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KYC & Documents

As everyone who has played on a UK betting site before knows, the UK Gambling Commission requires KYC protocol from the sites they are licensing. This means that players must confirm their identity and address, while proof of payment method is also required in some cases. The documents can be as follows:

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Creating an account with Bet UK was smooth and easy, with a short registration process all that was needed to get up and running on the site.

Unlike some sports betting sites in the UK that require ID documents to be sent in immediately as part of their KYC checks, this is not currently the case at Bet UK. There was a quick and simple verification via a code sent via email or SMS, then it was a case of away you go.

Banking

Being part of the LeoVegas group, the team at Bet UK know what they are doing when it comes to offering banking options to players. All the traditional bases are well covered, like:

The minimum deposit to the site is £10, while withdrawals are usually quite fast. With e-wallets and Trustly you can expect to enjoy your winnings within the same day or tomorrow at the latest, but withdrawals with debit cards will naturally take a bit more time.

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Making a deposit at Bet UK works in a slightly different way to other top UK bookmakers.

Customers are prompted to enter their bank, then get transferred to their bank's website to complete the transaction when opting for this payment method. Most other major UK betting sites would direct people to making a debit card rather than this slightly longer method.

Debit card deposits using Visa and MasterCard are still available, while those who would rather deal with an e-wallet have the option to add funds to their Bet UK account by using PayPal.

Users can save a preferred banking method to their Bet UK profile to speed up future deposits. However, the lack of the option to deposit using pay by phone bill or crypto is notable here, while Bet UK's approved banking methods does not include credit cards as this is now banned.

The minimum amount that can be deposited into a Bet UK account is set at £10, while the maximum limit in place is £35,000 - high enough to never become an issue for most people.

Withdrawing winnings was fast and easy at Bet UK. Using PayPal, the withdrawal was received within four hours, which will be welcome news for potential Bet UK customers.

There was no need to provide any KYC documents when withdrawing funds via PayPal.

Depositing methods

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Withdrawal methods

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Withdrawal times

Mastercard 1-5 working days, Visa 1-5 working days, PayPal 0-3 working days

Is Bet UK tax free?

Bet UK is a tax free sportsbook.

Who owns Bet UK?

LeoVegas Gaming PLC owns Bet UK.

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Burnley FC supporter and Scrabble obsessive.

I have been using and reviewing sports betting sites and online casinos for about a decade.

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