Sky Bet Bookmaker

Sky Bet primarily offer an online sports betting service, although customers can also place bets using their mobile phone or tablet.

They are 80% owned by CVC Capital Partners and 20% by Sky plc.

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£20 Free Bet

New customers, open an account with Sky Bet and bet a minimum of £5 in one transaction and they'll give you £20 in free bets, paid as two £10 tokens. Only customers registering via the Internet or mobile devices are eligible for the offer. See their site for full terms and conditions.

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Best Odds Guaranteed

Take a price on any UK and Irish horse race and if your selection wins or places at a bigger Strating Price (SP) they guarantee to pay you at the bigger odds. For example, if you take an early price of 5/2 on your selection and it wins at an SP of 5/1, they'll settle your bet at 5/1. If your selection wins at 2/1, you'll get paid out at 5/2.

Best Odds Guaranteed applies to win and each way singles and multiples. They'll also pay Best Odds Guaranteed on their Price Boosts.

Sky Bet Club

New and existing customers can get a free £5 ever week via their Free Bet Club. Simply spend a total of £25 across any sport, any market with odds of even or above before midnight Sunday and they'll credit £5 free bet to your account by 7:00pm Monday.

If you miss a week you're out of the club and you'll need to spend a total of £40 to get back in.

Bet and Watch

Place a bet of £1 or more on any UK or Irish horse race and you can watch a live streaming of the race on your PC or tablet device.

Range of Sports

Skybet offer latest betting odds on all major domestic and international sports:

Football Football
Horse Racing Horse Racing
Greyhounds Greyhounds
Tennis Tennis
Golf Golf
Cricket Cricket
Boxing Boxing
Darts Darts
Snooker Snooker
Motor Sports Motor Sport
Rugby League Rugby League
Rugby Union Rugby Union
American Football American Football
Baseball Baseball
Basketball Basketball
Ice Hockey Ice Hockey
Badminton Badminton
Cycling Cycling
Cycling UFC / MMA
Volleyball Volleyball
Winter Sports Winter Sports
Aussie Rules
Gaelic Football

Bet Types

  • Win / Each-way
  • Singles / Doubles / Trebles
  • Accumulators
  • Patent / Trixie / Yankee
  • Lucky 15 / Lucky 31 / Lucky 63
  • Canadian / Heinz / Super Heinz / Goliath
  • Forecast / Straight Forecast
  • Straight Tricast / Combination Tricast

They also offer Place Only, Without Favourite, Insurebet and Match Bet markets before each race (usually available at the show).


You can deposit funds into your Skybet account via: Visa Credit, Visa Debit, Visa Electron, Mastercard, Maestro, Solo, Laser or Paypal.

Accounts can be held in either British Pounds (£) or Euros (€).