Year established: 1965
Mobile version: yes
Jurisdiction: United Kingdom
Overall rating: C-
Recommended: For recreational players
GentingBet Sportsbook Review
Genting Bet is the sportsbook arm of the famous and well established Genting Casino.
It was launched online in 2014 whilst the Genting brand extends way back to 1965 which earns it some credibility. Genting has over 40 venues in the UK alone.
Genting Bet focused on the UK market which means that football, horse racing and tennis events get the most exposure and promotions whilst the rest of the sports suffer a little in terms of depth.
The Genting Bet sportsbook is provided by FSB Technology. It’s not yet engaged in much promotional activity in terms of sponsoring teams, events or signing up ambassadors for its sportsbook arm but it has the financial capacity to do so, so this could change soon.
Whilst Genting Bet is just a smaller part of Genting Casino’s main focus the sports betting markets are good all the same and can be seen down the left hand side of the page.
The Genting Bet sports betting options are: American Football, Aussie Rules, Baseball, Basketball, Boxing, Cricket, Cycling, Darts, Esports, Football, GAA Football, GAA Hurling, Golf, Handball, Horse Racing, Ice Hockey, Motor Sports, Pool, Rugby League, Rugby Union, Snooker, Tennis and Volleyball.
It also offers specials such as entertainment and politics markets but these are far from plentiful.
Clicking the In Play tab at the top takes you to Genting Bet’s live betting product. In keeping with the rest of the site it’s well designed and modern though unlike the rest of the site it’s not at all graphic heavy to the extent that it’s somewhat dull browsing through the live markets.
Usability of the site
The site is exceptionally sleek, with its red and black colour scheme mirroring what a casino would want its sportsbook to look like.
It has a modern feel too, it’s intuitive, responsive and generally enjoyable to navigate and browse. This gives it an all important edge of trustworthiness which many smaller sportsbooks fall short of with their outdated, cheaply designed sites.
The tabs are well selected, they are Sports, In Play, Promotions, Betting Rules and Customer Support. It makes sense for both customer and operator to have Promotions as easily accessible but again this is something lesser bookies don’t do. The site uses drop down menus well and the graphics are heavy but manage not to seem overdone.
Genting Bet also scores points for having Customer Support front and centre, moreover help is available 24 hours a day 7 days a week. Live chat, email (firstname.lastname@example.org) and phone are all options too which is a major plus.
You can change the odds format on the bottom left, and this could be better positioned.
All the typical deposit and withdrawal methods are to hand too.
A modern bookmaker with a site which feels great to use and looks the part. It also has a credible reputation thanks to its Genting casino connections.
It needs to extend its depth of markets within the sports it offers, but its promotions for UK customers, aesthetics and customer service are already on point. Genting Bet has the resources to keep growing and you can expect to see more of it in the future.
– Part of the Genting gambling giant;
– Reputable UK-licensed online sportsbook;
– Competitive odds on a wide range of sports markets;
– Good choice of regular promotions available;
– Tutorials make it easy for new players to get started;
– Mobile compatible;
– Make payments in Genting casinos;
– 24-hour customer support including phone.
– Small bonuses;
– Limited special features;
– Limited number of sports covered;
– List of funding options is very limited.
Visa/Mastercard, Skrill (Moneybookers), Ukash
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