Bookmakers

Right. So you fancy a flutter but not sure where to start? Perhaps you’ve bet for a while, but fancy a change? Either way, hopefully we can point you in the direction of a bookie that you like, certainly it pays to shop around as there is no guarantee that the first place you go will have the best odds.

UK Bookies (whitelisted)
totesport is linked to "the tote" - a government controlled betting agency instituted in 1928 to help protect punters from rogue bookmakers that still operates at all UK racecourses to this day. This makes totesport one of the safest places for you to place your bet. Read ToteSport's Full Profile
  • No specific mobile version at present
  • Free data from the Racing Post – including: form guides, racing tips and more.
  • Totesport radio – offering coverage of a wide variety of events and sporting news.
  • Oggs.com visitors signing up for a new account will go straight to level 2 of ToteSports' VIP programme - this gives members, increased bonuses and promotions as well as access to your own VIP account manager
  • Best Odds Guaranteed [terms and conditions]
  • Betfair is not like traditional bookies, instead, it offers an anonymous exchange service which means that you are betting against another gambler out there and not the “house”– this enables you to choose the odds that you want to play at (assuming you can get someone to take the bet). Read Betfair's Full Profile
  • Downloadable app for your mobile phone
  • WAP site
  • Live streaming coverage of events to your computer (minimum bet required).
  • Live scores available
  • If you lose your first bet, Betfair will credit your account with up to £25 or €30
  • bet365 are one of the largest names in the UK betting arena (as well as having offerings in casino, poker and bingo). bet365 are one of the largest private companies in the UK and their betting operations are licensed by the UK Gambling commission. Read Bet365's Full Profile
  • Downloadable app for your phone
  • WAP site
  • Live Streaming – place at least a £1 bet on a race, and you are given access to streaming live footage (audio commentary available for free)
  • Access to detailed stats and form guides
  • "Best Odds Guaranteed" - Bet365 will give you the best odds on your bet; for example, if you bet at 3/1, and the final odds are 4/1 and you win, you will be paid out at 4/1
  • Bet365 will match 100% of your initial deposit, up to £200
  • Ladbrokes is one of the longest established bookies around. Not only that, but the company is listed on the London Stock Exchange and regulated by the Gibraltar Regulatory Authority. What else do we need to say? Not a lot! Ladbrokes is a great brand and one that you know that you can rely on. Read Ladbrokes' Full Profile
  • Downloadable app for your phone
  • WAP site
  • Access to detailed stats and form guides
  • Live Scores
  • "Ladbrokes TV" - live coverage of events (live audio commentary also available)
  • "Best Odds Guaranteed" - Ladbrokes will give you the best odds on your bet; for example, if you bet at 3/1, and the final odds are 4/1 and you win, you will be paid out at 4/1
  • SkyBet is a more recent entrant into the betting market, but with their affiliation to Sky, can offer some unique benefits, including free online access to your Sky Sports subscription. Read Sky Bet's Full Profile
  • WAP site
  • Access to form guide and detailed stats.
  • If you are a Sky Sports customer you can get free online access to watch on your PC.
  • Daily special offers for racing customers
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