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BettingOnline.org offers wagering information of all types for players ranging from casual to serious, with a focus of how and where to bet online. Here you will find information about betting sites and operators, evaluating the impact of promotions, and detailed explanations of how to make all types of bets and wagers.

All markets are included in our guide, focusing on sports, racing, and real money games.  We stress that players should only play at sites that comply with legal regulations in your country.  We only list licensed and regulated operators.

Our guide takes a global view - covering all types of internet gambling in most regions of the world. If you are looking to play now at some of the top overall sites click any of the listings below for a safe and secure experience with easy deposits, valuable bonuses, and fast payouts. Country specific information including accepted currencies and languages supported is listed where relevant. As our site grows we will continually update.  Soon, we will be launching a unique feature that allows visitors to sort through sites based on reviews, ratings, and features that are all user defined and unbiased.  The tool is now in beta, but will be launching very soon. 

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FC Koln vs Fortuna Dusseldorf
May 23, 2020

FC Koln vs Fortuna Dusseldorf

The German Bundesliga moves into its second week back from the break with FC Koln hosting Fortuna Dusseldorf on Sunday afternoon in a game that both teams need to win....

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Serie A restart
May 20, 2020

Serie A Aiming for June 13 Restart

The footballing headlines are currently being written by the Bundesliga, which returns this weekend. However, another league is pressing on with plans to join them and that is Serie A,...

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No UK football
May 17, 2020

No UK Sport Until At Least June 1

The UK government set out what it called their roadmap out of the Coronavirus pandemic this week and included in the details was information surrounding sporting events. Firstly, it should...

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FC Union Berlin bs Bayern Munich
May 17, 2020

FC Union Berlin vs Bayern Munich 17 May 2020

The German champions Bayern Munich return to action on Sunday evening as they take on Union Berlin. Game Details Match: Union Berlin vs Bayern Munich Date: Sunday, May 17th Kick-Off: 5:00 pm GMT...

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PDC Home Tour
May 15, 2020

PDC Home Tour Preview Saturday 16th May

While many sports are unable to function at all, the PDC has found a way to keep us entertained with a darts tournament from home. The PDC Home Tour is...

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Learn About All Types Of Wagering

Betting online is a truly immersive experience thanks to the benefit of large technological advances and investments made within the industry. Fans of sports betting can make "live in game" wagers on nearly any type of situation imaginable, and fans of casino games can play against live dealers.  Now moving into 2019, mobile apps are taking over the space and making the experience more accessible and convenient than ever before.

Advantages to playing online vs land based casinos include ease of use and available stakes. New players will enjoy minimum stakes far lower on the internet - and players who enjoy high limit betting will still find valuable rewards or "comps" in the forms of loyalty and VIP programs.

The legal landscape of online betting is undergoing changes as more and more countries embrace taxing and regulating gaming in order to benefit from the tax revenue produced by it.  The industry is growing at a rapid rate regardless of less than stellar economic conditions in global financial markets.

Online sports betting is the most popular type of wagering covered in our guide, followed closely by games like poker, slots, and blackjack. We have developed extensive sections on each type including rules, how to guides, and tips for finding the best online casinos and gambling sites for real money players.

Real Money Is Our Focus

Anyone interested in playing for real money should consider several factors when choosing which betting sites listed on our pages to signup at.  An important aspect many players don't consider is depositing money to into their account.  It can be easy or a real hassle depending on where you live, and which method you use to fund your account.  Considering whether to take advantage of bonuses should also be evaluated on a case by case basis - believe it or not all are worth taking.

Banking And Payment Processing Is Important

Payments methods often change, and of course funds can be transferred to player accounts in 2017 in many different forms.  Using a bank account or echeck/echeque, depositing with credit/debit cards, or more modern options like ewallets and prepaid vouchers services and other third party cash transfer services.  Check out our guide depositing guide to learn about the various options that are available to you depending on where you live and where you want to play at.

World Wide And Region Specific Information

Is online gambling legal?  Remember, laws about betting online and which sites players are allowed to signup at can be very different depending on where in the world you live - we do our best to keep up with regulations and licensing but please don't consider anything you read on this site as legal advice.  Consult your local government for current laws.  A large part of our guide will come from helping players narrow down choices on where to bet by listing different sites for most regions in the world.

We feel each country warrants it's own section.  These pages are nearly impossible to keep updated as fast as things in the industry seem to be changing.  Countries currently covered are listed below, an extensive update to these pages is slated for later this year.

  • USA - read our in-depth US online betting guides for state by state information on the developing legal betting industry in the United States.
  • UK - Punters in the United Kingdom continue to enjoy the shining example of a regulated online gambling industry.  The rest of the world would do well to follow the example set by the UK over a decade ago.
  • Canada - Ontario, coming soon? We think Canada will develop a legal online betting market in the very near future.  Possibly yet this year.
  • Australia - confusing market.  What's legal vs banned here doesn't seem to make sense.  We hope to continue to educate ourselves on this fast changing region.
  • Turkey
  • Israel
  • India
  • Sweden
  • Russia
  • France
  • Spain
  • Italy
  • Germany
  • Hungary
  • China
  • South Africa
  • Thailand