Newmarket July Meeting 2017 Betting Tips + Preview
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Sky Bet Tracker – Sky Bet offer a Cash Out feature which allows you to take winnings from a bet before the event is over. Not content to just give you control over your betting, the Sky Bet Tracker shows you, on one screen, the status of your football bets, the latest in-running stats and what amount you can currently cash out.
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Price Boosts – Sky Bet are rightly proud of their multiple daily price boosts. They are always looking for markets and odds that they can enhance on the biggest sporting events and regularly pay out millions of pounds each month in enhanced winnings.
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Sky Bet do their best to ensure that you have a first class betting experience whatever type of device you are on. Their main desktop site is well organised, intuitive and easy to use and all of those traits are found on their mobile betting platform.
Some mobile betting sites look a little cartoony because of the choice of graphics but Sky Bet’s is state of the art. As well as the colours and branding which make you instantly aware who you are betting with there are razor sharp images advertising their latest offers and the biggest upcoming events.
You can navigate between the huge number of sports and markets that Sky Bet offer via the drop down menu in the top left of the screen. The menu also contains links to your account, details of the latest promotions and the Sky Bet Tracker.
The front page of the mobile site includes highlights of each of the most popular sports and a list of in-play events. It is possible to place a bet on a football match from the homepage with only a few taps of your finger and there is a handy symbol which draws your attention to any markets with price boosts available.
Any bookie who does not have a comprehensive in-play betting offering will lose ground to their competition. Sky Bet have designs to continue growing and as you may expect, that means they have a huge selection of markets which are offered in-play.
If you like betting on football there are hundreds of in-play betting opportunities to choose from. If golf is your thing the Sky Bet traders have you covered with markets from the major men’s and women’s tours. In fact, it is hard to find a sport that Sky Bet do not offer in-play markets on.
It’s not only in-play odds that you can get with Sky Bet, they also provide live stats and visualisation to give you an insight into the state of the event you are betting on. To help you react quickly, the odds flash when they change and you will also be informed should the price change on any selection in your bet slip.
Given their close ties to Sky Sports, Sky Bet include football action from the Football League in their TV adverts. The message of the ads is that Sky Bet are making betting better through their products, offers and mobile platform.
Sky Bet is the online betting arm of the larger holding company, Sky Betting & Gaming. Along with Sky Vegas, Sky Casino, Sky Poker and Sky Bingo the company seeks to provide customers with a complete online gaming experience.
The origins of Sky Bet are fairly complicated. It all started due to BSkyB’s growth plans. When they acquired Sports Internet Group at the turn of the century they also picked up a tiny betting company called Surrey Sports as part of the deal. A couple of years later Surrey Sports was rebranded to Sky Bet as the company decided to push ahead with an online betting business.
Fast forward four years and more acquisitions added Totalbet and UKbetting into the Sky Bet family. Over the years they added further brands but due to their relatively recent formation, Sky Bet remain one of a select group of online bookies who do not have any physical shops.
Even more recently, in 2015, BskyB sold a controlling stake of the company to CVC Capital Partners, valuing the company at £800 million. Sky retain a 20% stake in the company and their branding will remain for years to come following a long term licensing deal.
Sky Betting & Gaming have numerous offices around the world but their headquarters are in Leeds where the trading staff for Sky Bet price up markets across all of their platforms.
When betting with Sky Bet there are a number of possible payment methods, the full list is as follows:
Sky Bet’s £20 sign up offer is generous but there are some key terms and conditions below that you need to be aware of.
As a company who plan to continue growing, Sky Bet are keen sponsors of sporting teams and leagues. Their biggest and most visible sponsorship deal is that of the Football League. The £15 million deal was agreed in 2013 and was renewed for at least a further three years in December 2015.
Sky Bet are also involved in horse racing and sponsor a number of races including the prestigious Sky Bet chase at Doncaster.
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Should you have any questions about Sky Bet you will likely find the answer in their Help & Support section. If that doesn’t answer your query, Sky Bet can be contacted via the below methods:
Available at all times of the day, Sky Bet’s live chat service is a quick and easy way to talk to somebody about any issue you may have.
Customers who prefer being able to talk on the phone can contact Sky Bet on the following numbers:
If you have a longer query which you feel would be best served by an email you can contact them on this page.
Letters can be sent to Sky Bet’s customer support team here:
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