Latest independent review of Canbet Sportsbook. Online betting with Australian bookmaker Canbet.
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CANBET BOOKMAKER SECURITY & REPUTATION
Canbet is United Kingdom & Australian Government licensed and is a wholly owned subsidiary of global gaming company International All Sports Limited (IAS), Australia's first publicly traded Sportsbook. IAS was established in 1995, and own and manages a range of licensed and regulated Racebooks, Sportsbooks, Casinos and Poker Rooms in both the UK and Australia.
All Canbet bet processing is performed in the UK in accordance with its UK bookmaking licence. They also hold other international licencing. Web site security: Verisign SSL encryption.
CANBET PAY IN / CASH OUT
Canbet Sportsbook accounts accept the following currencies: GBP, USD, EUR, AUD, CAN, TWD, RMB, CNY with a minimum deposit of $30 USD and the minimum withdrawal of $10 USD (or currency equivalents). Canbet has a good banking section online explaining in detail the best ways to deposit and withdraw funds - and any minor fees that may apply. NOTE: USA residents can not bet with Canbet but Dutch and Singaporeans (often excluded from online betting) are welcome.
Big Betting Limits - Canbet caters for the casual $1 punter to high rollers & bookmakers. Their wager and payout limits are some of the largest available online, larger amounts available via Telephone bets.
DEPOSITS - Canbet accepts a wide range of payment methods including Credit Cards (Visa and MasterCard), Debit Cards (Visa Delta, Electron, Switch and Solo) China & Taiwan debit cards, Bank Transfer/Wire, Neteller, Entropay, udpay, InstaCash, echeck, Moneybookers (recommended), Moneybookers, Cheque, ChinaPost, Money Orders and Bankers Drafts.
CASHING OUT WINNINGS - As usual for online bookmakers, funds are required to be paid back via the same payment method when a withdrawal request is made. Some methods are instant but others have a maximum weekly withdrawal cap (like $10,000 for NETeller Instacash) and/or require additional proof of identity.
HELP & CUSTOMER SERVICE AT CANBET
Canbet Customer Service has Toll Free Telephone facilities with English & Asian Multi Lingual speaking operators. A fax service & "rapid response" email support service is also available. Live online chat with an operator is also available During testing Canbet's Help team performed well & operated effectively 7x24.
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BETTING COVERAGE AT CANBET BOOKMAKER
CANBET JOIN BONUSES & PUNTER PROMOTIONS
FIXED ODDS AT CANBET
Canbet consistently offered reasonably strong fixed price odds - and was in the top 10% of bookmakers especially for those betting on favourites (ie odds of 2.00 or less). This is based on betting analysis performed by BookieLabrat.com across 205 bookmakers.
NOTE: BookieLabRat.com tested 570 online bookmakers & 10 betting exchanges this quarter and failed 92% of them. Canbet passed with a credible 79 out of a possible 100 points.
This review is not the formal analysis, just a high level summary of the key aspects we like and don't like about Canbet Bookmaker.
ASIAN HANDICAP ODDS AT CANBET
Asian Handicap Odds offered at Canbet are also consistently good. Credible value is available from Canbet for Asian Handicap betting odds. Live in play betting is Canbet'sfocus for the football season - Live betting on over 500 games per week!.
The Canbet Sportsbook web site caters for a wide range of betting options and was reasonably easy to use to locate & place specific sports bets during our testing. Note: you need to have the option "cookies turned on" in order to allieviate a problem that may occur resulting in blank bet slips.
Canbet.com sports coverage is quite extensive. In general good betting options are available on all major world sporting events and fixtures. Football (soccer), North American Sport (NFL, College Football,NBA Basketball, College Basketball, Baseball, Ice Hockey, Golf, Motor Sport, Tennis, Cricket, Rugby Union, Boxing, Cycling, International Horse Racing, Entertainment Events, Elections, etc.
Join Canbet.com now and make your first bet of £25 (€25 / $35) or more to receive a £25 (€30 / $35) free bet. To redeem this bonus, simply enter the Promotional Code: BETBONUS when registering an account (on the Join Page) or when depositing for the first time. A few Ts and Cs apply: The deposit must have been turned over (bet through) at least once (x 1), and the bets settled, before the bonus will be credited. You also need to wager the bonus six (x6) times before bonus funds can be withdrawn
For existing account holders don't forget to subscribe to email newsletters as bonuses and competitions come out often. EG Place a 3 leg accumulator multiple on sports at Canbet and they'll add an extra 25% bonus boost to your winnings. To qualify, your accumulator multiple bet must have a minimum stake of £5/€6, with a minimum of 3-legs, have a final multiple price of at least 5.00, Consist of sports legs only (no horse racing)
Canbet's new Asian Racing Rebate. Bet Win & Place on Hong Kong or Singapore horse racing & get an 8% rebate on any losing stakes. Plus a 6% rebate for Quinella & Trifecta bets. For SP+ betting only (fixed odds bets are excluded). Bet SP+ & be guaranteed the payout will exceed the local HK & Sing Tote for Win, Place, Quinella and Trifecta bets.
Last update: 11 May 2011
NOTE: US residents can no longer bet with Canbet.
Canbet - WHAT's HOT
At times very sharp odds esp Asian Handicaps, Big bet limits & payouts- geared for highrollers, professionals & casual bettors, Great sports coverage, Live in-play betting, Easy Chinese and Taiwan payment methods for TWD, RMB, CNY accounts
Canbet - WHAT's NOT
Some cash-outs & deposits can incur fees (minor), Bonuses a bit confusing,
several are on offer with different conditions
The team at BookieLabRat.com rate Canbet.com as a good all round bookmaker and 79% for overall bookmaker performance is still pretty impressive as our criteria are pretty tough.
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CANBET BOOKMAKER - OVERALL RATING
Canbet Sportsbook offers competitive prices and has good sports coverage. Canbet can be innovative with its offers and is well worth a look. Get on the Canbet e-mail list to get access to all the latest free bets and bonuses.