In August 2018, BetUK, a popular UK Online Casino, launched an online sportsbook, allowing customers to place bets on sports betting markets both pre-match and in-play.
BetUK is operated by Rocket X, a marketing firm based in Newcastle Upon Tyne which was created by Leo Vegas in March 2018 after the firm acquired assets from IPS for a reported £65m. Rocket X operates a number of popular gaming brands such as Pink Casino, Slot Boss, 21.co.uk, SlotMob, UKCasino and many more and have secured a deal with sports betting supplier SBTech to provide its sportsbook technology for a BetUK sports betting site.
BetUK launched in 2012 and has grown to become a popular choice for UK casino players. Their sports betting section is the first sportsbook offered by RocketX with the possibility the firm could use SBTechs software across a number of their brands.
BetUK has further enhanced their credibility by recently being unveiled as the new sponsors of EFL Championship club Swansea City.
SBTech, who provide the sports betting platform, allows BetUK to offer sports betting markets from around the world and offer a number of betting features which can be seen across other SBTech operators such as in-play betting, cash out and tailored promotions & bonuses.
Customers are able to bet on markets across a number of sports such as football, horse racing, greyhounds, tennis, rugby, boxing, basketball, American football and many more.
Both pre-match and in-play betting is available on sports and in-play betting features a number of different markets, especially for popular sports such as football.
The odds offered on BetUK are very competitive compared to some of the biggest UK bookmakers and we found many of the odds for major football leagues actually exceeded those of more established bookmakers.
BetUK New Customer Offer
New customers at BetUK can receive a £5 free bet and 10 free spins when depositing and placing their first bet of £5 or more. To qualify for the £5 Free Bet your qualifying bet must be placed on a sports market with odds of 1/2 (1.5) or greater. Free bets will be credited to accounts 24 hours after qualifying bets have been settled.
The BetUK free bet offer is available to new and existing customers of BetUK. If you have an existing account with BetUK prior to the BetUK Sportsbook launching, you can claim the free bet offer providing your haven’t placed a sports bet yet. However, existing account holders cannot claim the 10 free spins which are only available to new customers.
After making a deposit of £5 or more, the free spins can be activated by navigating to the ‘My Promotions’ page on the BetUK website. From here you can accept the bonus and use your free spins on Starburst. There are no wagering requirements on the free spins and any winnings will be added to your cash balance.
Currently, this is the only promotion BetUK offer but we expect to see more added in time as the bookmaker side of Bet UK becomes more established.
T&Cs apply. £5 qualifying bet must be placed with cash on any sports market at minimum odds of 1/2. £5 free bet will be credited once qualifying bet has settled. Value of your free bet will not be included in any winnings. £5 free bet has a 7 day expiry. 18+, begambleaware.org
T&Cs apply. 10 Free spins will be credited on Starburst with all paylines active. Spin value £0.10. Winnings from free spins will be credited as cash. 3 day expiry. 18+, begambleaware.org