Highlights: Bet Now
- One of the world leaders in online gambling
- Suitable for beginner, intermediate and advanced poker players
- Mobile App, Tournaments and Loyalty Club
Bet365 was formed in 2000 in Stoke-on-Trent as an extension of a family betting shop estate. Managing director Denise Coates, who took over from Peter Coates, launched the business online in 2001. As well as Poker, Bet365 offers sports betting, casino games, bingo and video streams of sporting events. It is regulated and licenced by the government of Gibraltar. Bet365 has grown into one of the world’s largest online betting companies with 23 million customers worldwide. It was named Operator of the Year by eGaming Review magazine in 2010. The same magazine named them the number one internet gambling company in 2010, 2011, and 2012.
Account registration is short and sweet with Bet365 Poker. You can’t miss the ‘Join Now’ button on https://poker.bet365.com . Simply fill out your personal details and security information and you’ll be ready to make a deposit and take advantage of the open account offer. For new players, there is a “how to play” section in the top menu which covers everything you need to know about Texas Holdem, Omaha and Omaha Hi Lo. When you click on the “How to Play” button, the Bet365 poker software will download automatically. Alternatively, you can play in your browser.
Bonuses and Promotions
Bet365 Poker spoils it’s new players! As soon as you join, you get a €5 Cash Game Ticket, so you can play without making a deposit. As well as that, you can avail of a New Player Bonus of up to €100. This becomes available once you make a deposit to your account. To encourage you to try different types of poker, Bet365 gives you a range of tournament tickets worth €5. You also get 10 free casino spins in the poker software and the opportunity to complete a “Welcome Mission”. The Welcome Mission essentially acts as a tutorial for all the Bet365 Poker services and once completed, you’ll receive a €5 Cash Game Ticket.
The Bet365 Poker website, mobile app and desktop software are some of the easiest to use online poker services out there. On the website, everything you need is right there at the top of the page – you won’t need to work hard to find what you’re looking for. The app and software feature fast loading times, enhanced animations and simple navigation. If you are having trouble, head to the help section and you’ll find a solution.
The majority of poker played on Bet365 is the Texas Holdem kind, but they also offer Omaha and Omaha Hi Lo poker. You could spend all day playing poker on Bet365 (although we would encourage you to play responsibly). Click the tournaments tab on the homepage or poker software to see a list of upcoming regular tournaments and their buy-ins to suit all players. As well as that, they have special tournaments like “Age of the Gods – Twister”, “Twister Sit & Go”, “Wild Twister Sit & Go’s” and “Premium Steps”, where a percentage of everyone’s buy in is added to the pool, giving you the chance to win massive cash prizes in return for a small stake. A word of warning for beginners – make sure you know what you’re doing before you go crazy on the tournaments. You don’t want to lose too much money or ruin your poker experience before you get going.
You can deposit money to your Bet365 account via a variety of methods. Bet365 accepts payments from Visa Debit, Visa Credit, PayPal, Skrill, Skrill 1 Tap, Paysafecard, Apple Pay, Neteller, Entropay, Fastbank, Bank Wire and via a cheque. Payments will process instantly, apart from with Fast Bank Transfer, which will take 1-3 banking days, Bankwire, which will take 2 – 10 banking days and cheques, which can take from 5 – 28 banking days. The minimum deposit is €5 for most of these methods, with minimums of €10 or €15 for others. The minimum for cheques is €150 and the minimum for Bank Wire Transfer is €200.
There are also a variety of option for making withdrawals. You can withdraw from your Bet365 account using Visa Debit, Visa Credit, Skrill, Neteller, Paypal, Entropay, Paysafecard, Bank Wire Transfer and Cheques. Withdrawals made using Visa and Skrill will take 1 – 5 working days to process. For Neteller, Paypal, Entropay and Paysafecard, the withdrawal will process within 24 hours. Bank Wire Transfer will take 2 – 10 days, while a cheque can take from 5 – 28 days to process.
Bet365 does not charge you any fee for making deposits or withdrawals.
Rating: 5 out of 5