Sportingbet Betting

  • Well-established online bookmaker
  • Extensive range of sports covered in depth
  • Rewards Club giving cash bonuses & free bets
Payment method
  • In-play betting
  • Excellent NHL coverage
  • Competitive betting odds
  • Good parlay bonuses

Sportingbet was founded in 1997 and was one of the first bookmakers to go online soon thereafter. Since 2013 Sportingbet has been part of GVC Holdings, a network that also includes BWin, Betboo and Gamebookers.

Today Sportingbet has a global reach, with over 700,000 active customers covering 26 countries worldwide and taking in excess of one million bets (casino, poker, sports and virtual games) per day.

With 8,000 different betting opportunities every single day across 30 different sports, there’s plenty to choose from at Sportingbet Sports.

Not only does Sportingbet cover a wide range of sports, but they also offer an extensive selection of in-play betting. Of particular appeal to many Canadian customers will be that you can bet in-play on all NHL games and many other sporting events 24/7!

Sportingbet Welcome Bonus

There’s an attractive 100% matched 1st deposit bonus of up to $150 for new Canadian customers with Sportingbet.  

Claiming this welcome offer is a very easy process too, consisting of just a few simple steps:

  • Open an account with Sportingbet Sports Canada
  • Accept the 100% Welcome Bonus before confirming your first deposit
  • Deposit a minimum of $10 within 7 days of registering.
  • Wager the deposited amount once on odds of -200.00 or greater (e.g. -150, -100, +100 etc)
  • Get the 100% Deposit Match Bonus automatically shortly afterwards

Your bonus is valid for 14 days after application and is comes with a x2 turnover wagering requirement on odds of -200 (1.5; 1/2) or higher before the bonus funds are eligible to be withdrawn.

The Sportingbet offer is exclusively available to residents of Canada who are new Sportingbet Sportsbook customers and over 19 years old.

More Sportingbet Promotions

In addition to the generous Welcome Bonus available to new customers at Sportingbet Sports, there are a number of other promotions available across various sports.  

These will be of particular interest if parlays are your favored means of betting…

  • 4+ Puck Line Parlay – Moneyback as Free Bet up to $50!  Place a parlay bet for a $10 minimum on 4+ more NHL Puck line selections at odds of -200 or higher and if you are let down by one leg, Sportingbet will credit your wager back in the form of a free bet!
  • 4+ Spread or Total Parlay – Place a point spread / total points pre-match parlay with 4 or more NBA basketball selections for a $10 min.  If one team lets you down, Sportingbet will match your wager 100% as a Free Bet up to $50.
  • 3+ Tennis Parlay Free Bet – Place a triple tennis parlay bet at odds of -200 or greater and if you one player lets you down, Sportingbet will credit your wager back as a Free Bet to $50.
  • MLS Pre-match First Goal Wager – Get your money back up to $25 as a Free Bet if the game ends 0-0.  Wager $5 or more on the 1st Goal (Home, Away team) or Time of First Goal markets in MLS regular season matches and if the game you bet on finishes as a 0-0 result, Sportingbet will match your wager as a Free Bet to $25.
  • 3+ MMA Parlay – Get up to $50 back if one fight lets your parlay bet down.  Place a parlay on any 3 UFC Fights for $10 or more at odds of -200.00 (1.5 , 1/2) or more.  If one fighter lets you down, Sportingbet will 100% match return your stake back as a free bet token.

There is also a ‘Rewards Club’ where you can earn cash bonuses and free bets every week for playing on Sportingbet’s sportsbook.  

Every week, whenever you bet on Sports (also Virtual Sports or Casino & Games) you accumulate points. 

The combined number of points you accumulate over the week on Sportsbook, Virtual Sports and Casino & Games will determine the cash bonus or free bets are paid out every Monday based on the previous week’s play.

Sportingbet Mobile

The Sportingbet Mobile betting app is compatible with iOS and Android devices and is one of the most popular apps in the betting industry.

You can either access Sportingbet via their mobile website or you can download any of their apps from the App Store.

The downside is that their Sportingbet free bets can only be used on a desktop computer, although cash bonuses can be used on a mobile device.

Sportingbet Customer Support

Sportingbet customer support is available via all the usual channels, including Live Chat, telephone and e-mail.  

Customer support is open 7 days a week between 5:00am – 3:30pm (EST).  There’s also a FAQ section that will be able to answer a number of general queries.

  • Telephone: 1-800-246-0716 (Canada) or 514-418-0507 (Quebec)
  • E-mail support is available via an on-site contact form
  • Live Chat is available via the site
  • Call Back option
  • FAQs

Sportingbet is licensed and regulated by the Malta Gaming Authority. 

Payment Methods

Deposits:

Any Canadian customers wishing to fund their Sportingbet sports account will find a decent range of options at their disposal.  In addition to the usual debit and credit card deposit options, you can also use Ukash, EcoCard, EntroPay, InstaDebit, PaySafeCard, MoneyGram and Western Union.

There’s a minimum deposit of $25 for Canadian customers.

Withdrawals:

You can withdraw funds from your Sportingbet sports account via Visa Card, Bank Transfer, Eco Card and Click 2 Pay.  

Withdrawal times will depend on the method you have chosen.  You can withdraw to e-wallets such as Skrill (Moneybookers), EcoCard and Click2Pay instantly, but credit card withdrawals and Bank Transfers can take up to 5 working days to process.

Summary

With nearly two decades of online betting behind them, Sportingbet are one of the longest established bookies of the Internet age.

Sportingbet Sports tick all the boxes when it comes to the number of sports covered, the selection of bets available and competitive odds.

There are plenty of banking options available, well-regarded customer service and an impressive number of promotions covering a variety of sports on offer.

All in all, Sportingbet are basically a very solid bookmaker.