Betway started in 2006, and now operates in 15 countries. Though it currently has a limited footprint in the United States, Betway has plans to expand its operations beyond the five states in which it is now licensed. Betway has long used sponsorships to create brand awareness. Its most noteworthy sponsorship has been with the Premier League's West Ham United, which has displayed the Betway logo on its jerseys since 2015. In the United States, Betway has cut deals with many sports franchises, such as the Brooklyn Nets, Chicago Bulls, Cleveland Cavaliers, Los Angeles Clippers, Golden State Warriors, Miami Heat, Milwaukee Bucks, and New York Islanders. But even though its reach is not as extensive as other sportsbooks, we like what we've seen from Betway. Yes, its website and mobile app aren't flashy, but they certainly get the job done. Indeed, Betway's app does all the little things right, and sometimes that's all that a customer really wants.
In the United States, Betway is available in the following states where you can try the app:
|State||Sportsbook||Casino||Mobile App||Join Betway|
Again, a very limited market to try, but the risk-free bet is enticing enough to give it a chance. The plan is for Betway to expand to six more markets during 2022, as well as an expansion toward Canada.
You can get a risk-free bet of up to $250. Just select your state on this page and click 'Join' and As soon as you complete your registration and deposit, the risk-free bet pops up in your Betway account.
It’s very simple to register for Betway and claim that risk-free bet. You start by clicking “Join Now” in the upper right corner. After that, you have to fill in some vital information:
|Create Secure Password|
|Last four digits of your SSN|
Once you’ve finished that, you’ll set your security questions and answers, and be on your merry way to playing the Betway app.
Currently at this time, Betway is not available in Canada. The book hopes to reach Canada moving forward. Yet as of this time, the North American outreach is limited to the five states mentioned, and the six more that will come in the future.
We like to think of Betway as a sportsbook website that might be best suited for beginners, and that’s not a bad thing. Everyone has to start somewhere. Making wagers is very simple on the website. The odds update in real time and you are able to make live bets at any time before they lock. They’re then added to your bet slip, which is accessible as a pull-up menu from the bottom.
Another interesting element to the home page is the bet slip also provides the parlay odds to the side. So if you have a three-team parlay at +630, it will tell you a minimum $10 wager wins you $73. For those who have always needed calculators to determine how much you win, this is good for beginners and just those in general who are not fans of math. Much like if you bet $100 on that three-team parlay, you’d win $730. This is a very useful tool that will help those trying to get into sports betting.
The design is simplistic, but it gets the job done. Ultimately, that’s what you want when betting. The different sports are easily accessible at the top of the home page, giving you wide access to each sport as it’s available.
The Betway mobile app, however, leaves a lot to be desired. It has a strong resemblance to the website, which is fine. The green and black mix well together and on the appearance of a mobile screen, it has a nice look. When it comes down to functionality, it’s where the struggles appear.
We downloaded each state’s app to see if the problems persist, and they in fact do. There were persistent loading problems from the home page with a lot of choppiness when trying to navigate to different pages. There was one instance where it took four taps of the basketball section to get to that page. The responsiveness was a massive struggle.
In addition, the loading time to reach the bet slip was incredibly frustrating, based on our research and those testing the app. There were multiple instances where trying to load the bet slip after choosing bets from the home page resulted in the app crashing for all states.
The game density on Betway is four games, which is a good sign. For those unaware, game density amounts to the number of games you can see on the screen. Any book that has between 4-6 is in a good place as far as displaying as many games as possible. Betway can show four games at a time, which is a great starting point.
The app needs tune-up work to eliminate the glitches and crashing, but once Betway figures that out, it will have a worthy app to send to the marketplace.
Betway does very well in the live betting section. For example, there are the traditional in-game lines for the overall game. But in soccer, for example, there are live options on how many corner kicks there will be during a half or for the entire game. You can also bet on the number of penalties live, which is an odd thing to bet on, but something to get excited about for the possibility of two yellow cards.
The live betting market options are unique and not something we have seen much of from other books. It’s an addition that is very helpful.
There are a number of ways you can withdraw and deposit money for Betway, and they’re pretty much all electronic.
|Credit or debit card||-||Betway does accept the likes of Visa, Mastercard and American Express.|
|ACH transfer||-||You can transfer directly from your checking account.|
|PayNearMe||-||You can find a PayNearMe at your local 7-Eleven, Family Dollar or CVS location.|
|PayPal||-||The popular online wallet allows bettors a secure way to send money without providing their banking information.|
|Skrill||-||If you haven’t heard of Skrill before, think of it as another alternative to PayPal. It’s another secure system in which your banking info isn’t used.|
Betting Limits at Betway Sportsbook please gamble responsibly.
Betway does offer same-game parlays if you’re looking for another challenge. If you want to play the Los Angeles Dodgers moneyline along with the over against the San Diego Padres, you have that ability with Betway.
There’s a wide variety of sports you can bet on if you can with Betway. Everything from the NBA and the NFL to rugby and NASCAR, you can place a bet on. The list of leagues and sports you can bet on are as follows:
|Basketball||-||NBA, WNBA, NCAAB|
|Football||-||NFL, NCAAF, CFL, USFL|
|Soccer||-||Premier League, Bundesliga, La Liga, Serie A, World Cup, MLS|
|Golf||-||PGA Tour (LIV Golf has not been confirmed yet)|
|Mixed Martial Arts (MMA)||-||UFC|
|Tennis||-||ATP and WTA tournaments.|
Even though Betway is rather new, it’s not lacking in the options of bets to play. More than likely, if you’re looking for it, Betway will have it:
You can indeed bet on college sports, but it does depend on what state you’re in and its laws. For example, in New Jersey, it’s illegal to bet on games involving college teams located in New Jersey, while in the Garden State. But as far as Indiana goes, you can place bets on college teams situated within and outside the Hoosier State. With regard to the states Betway currently operates in, the schools you can't bet on (if you reside in New Jersey) are:
|Rutgers Scarlet Knights|
|Seton Hall Pirates|
One of the strong points in Betway’s customer service is their timely response. We were able to connect to an agent in less than a minute and had quick and attentive responses. To get to them, the ‘Contact Us’ page has a live chat and FAQ page to get you in touch with an agent. If you don’t have the time to reach someone, there is a support ticket feature where you can get an email response from an agent. The customer service aspect might be the strongest of most books on the market.
What's the legal betting age to wager on sports with Betway? – You have to be 21 years old to pay, play, and win. Once you place that $10 minimum deposit, it’s all a go. Have fun and play responsibly.
No, you must be in a regulated state in order to play at Betway. If you are registered to play with Betway in New Jersey, you can’t leave and make a wager in another state.
No. If you’re out of town for a quick getaway weekend, for example, you can withdraw from anywhere. It’s still your money. The difference is you can’t make a bet outside of state lines.
Click the link on this page follow the instructions and if you meet the requirements you will be credited with your free bet.
All you need to do is type ‘Betway’ in the App Store or Google Marketplace. Pending on what state you’re in, it will get you to the proper app designed for that state.
Betway is owned by Super Group, a holding company based in St. Peter Port, Guernsey.
A brand new feature that allows players to not just have sports betting, Betway has established an online casino that offers different options for gamblers. The biggest caveat is it’s only available in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. The casino offers a welcome bonus, which is a 100% match on your first deposit up to $1,000. That sounds like an awesome time!
Betway has a lot of options to get you involved in the sports betting arena. Whether you're looking to play a simple game or two on the money line, or you want to team them together in a parlay, or even wager in-game. The app is great and continues to show potential, while its design is solid and it looks good, as well.
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