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We know users have many options to choose from when placing a bet. There are also dozens of factors that come into play: Where should I place a bet? How much should I bet? What sport, game, player or team should I bet on? That's why we're here. Bookies provides our users with information on every step of the betting process, from maximizing the sign-up process to cashing in Super Bowl Sunday. We provide in-depth reviews of legal online sportsbooks; how-to sports betting guides for those just beginning to gamble; analysis on games and futures odds; stats to help you make smarter bets; and expert picks from some of the best handicappers you'll find anywhere.
Our team of experts include handicappers that have been placing wagers and making winning bets at bookies and racetracks for years, as well as sports journalists who have been in the locker rooms and sat courtside at some of sports' biggest events. We've got you covered on all major sports, and our analysis spans from free daily picks to analyzing futures odds to exclusive premium picks.
The first step is selecting the best online bookie for you, so we break down every legal online sportsbook, putting it through the paces, to make sure you, the bettor, knows exactly what you are getting when you sign up. We look at markets, welcome bonus, VIP programs, customer service and more in our comprehensive and unbiased evaluations of the best online bookies.
At Bookies.com, you'll always have the latest information for whatever sport you're interested in betting on as well as an understanding of how that sports news impacts betting odds. So, whether you're wondering about how an injury might have changed NBA Finals odds or you need to know how a certain team plays on the road as an underdog, the experts at Bookies have you covered.
We give the bettor what he or she needs. If we're writing about it, it's relevant to you. We've broken down every aspect of the sports betting journey and are confident that no matter what you need to enhance your experience, you'll find it right here.
With so many different online bookies for sports bettors to choose from, welcome bonuses are almost always available for first-time users. Those bonuses typically come in two different forms: deposit matches and risk-free wagers. Deposit matches are exactly what they sound like. First-time users can deposit a specific amount of money (usually maxed out at a certain threshold) and the bookie will match that amount in the form of free wagers. Bettors will usually have to place wagers using the free bets one time through before being able to withdraw it. A risk-free bet allows a bettor to place their first wager using real money and, if that bet loses, the site will match that amount in the form of free bets.
Bonuses are effectively advertised, so users will be able to easily see which ones are offered. But they're not all created equal, and some bookies sites provide more lucrative bonuses than others. We evaluate all the bonuses to help you find the best ones with the most reasonable wagering requirements. After all, how good is a bonus if you can't reasonably attain it? Our sportsbook reviews break down the current bonuses being offered at each site and what kind of bettor it is likely to appeal to. There's nothing better than starting off your betting journey with the right bonus. And the beautiful thing about online sports betting is that you can claim bonuses from multiple operators! Not only do you get the welcome bonuses, but you can also compare odds too!
We know gamblers are serious about their sports. We are too. So don't worry if you're unfamiliar with even the most popular online sports betting site. That's where we come in. We have reviewed all the top bookies so that gamblers can choose the one that best fits their betting preferences before actually signing up.
Our comprehensive reviews include sign-up bonuses, the variety of bets offered, the user experience, the different sports available to be bet on and the mobile application betting experience. Some sites offer excellent live betting sports while others have better bonuses for those looking to make a large first-time deposit. Other sports betting sites are known for giving better local odds boosts for bettors looking to bet on their home teams. Others will offer significant odds boosts on parlays if you're feeling lucky about a handful of games. There are pros and cons to each of the top operators, and we'll let you know what we like (and don't like) about each. Knowledge is power.
The continued push of legal betting in the United States means there are a growing number of online bookies for savvy gamblers to choose from. In reality, only a handful of them are worth noting and considering when you go to place your hard-earned cash on sports wagers. The best places to bet provide hundreds of different wagers on any given game, comprehensive futures bets for the most significant individual awards in major leagues, and an easy deposit/withdrawal experience. We identify the best sites and pass that information on to you.
Our job doesn't stop once our initial reviews are over. Our team of sports experts will keep you abreast of any changes to our favorite online bookies, any positive updates to sites we hadn't been fans of in the past and whether an operator no longer meets our expectations. You'll always have the most thorough, comprehensive list of the top betting sites and what they have to offer for whatever you're looking to get out of your gambling experience.
Between game spreads and totals, individual and team player prop bets, futures bets and live betting, there are thousands of different odds to bet on for a given game, league or sport. There was a time when you had no choice but to use the odds your local bookie provided. Thankfully, times have changed. Online sports bookies give gamblers different odds, meaning shopping around can save you significant points. The difference between a spread being +3 at one site and +3.5 at another may not seem like much ... until your team loses by 3 and that one-half point was the difference between a push and a win. Whether it be NFL betting, NBA betting, MLB betting, college football betting or college basketball betting, odds vary. That's especially true with the second tier of popular sports to bet on: golf, tennis, soccer and UFC. Our team of experts scour the odds for all sports leagues as they make their picks.
Odds constantly change for a number of reasons, which is why Bookies.com has made it easy and accessible for bettors to see real-time odds to make more informed decisions. We stay on top of market movers, tracking major shifts, and provide a one-stop shop for users to compare bookies' odds against one another in real time, monitor live scores and make smarter plays. Say goodbye to betting on just the odds your local operator offers and hello to a slew of bookies full of choice.
Having all the different odds at your disposal helps, but bettors can always use some additional help. That's why Bookies gives value to our users by providing free sports picks from some of the best experts in the industry. We tout the most comprehensive online sports betting sites, and the picks and insights are one of the main reasons why. Our handicappers are completely transparent. We archive all their picks, so you can see their track records for yourself.
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On Bookies.com, you'll find a plethora of analysis to make you a more informed decisi0n-maker when placing a bet. This includes the latest sports news and how odds have been affected because of it; analysis of long-term bets to allow bettors to make smarter futures plays; the best combination plays to allow bettors to maximize their payouts with parlays; and analysis of individual matchups so bettors can make smarter prop bets. We've also got odds calculators and parlay calculators so you can figure out what the kind of odds you should be looking for based on the game or games you're considering betting on. With the best information, analysis and tools at your fingertips, you'll be making smarter plays in no time.
No matter the sports in play, no matter the day, no matter the schedule, Bookies also provides bettors with daily free picks. These picks are available to all gamblers and typically posted both on the home page of Bookies.com and on our social media channels. There are no loopholes and there is no fine print. These picks are free each day and one of the best perks in the sports betting industry.
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We want to make sports betting as simple as possible. It's why our team of experts have compiled a number of sports betting guides for all bettors at different stages of their journey. The most inexperienced sports gamblers and the most experienced bettor all have a better chance to succeed when placing a bet after running through our easy-to-understand guides.
Our collection of Betting 101 and betting strategy guides, provides sports bettors with a general understanding of phrases, simple wagers and odds. Bettors will learn the 10 different types of sports wagers, how to take advantage of live betting, understanding what "vig" is and how spreads are formed, and how to pay taxes on your sports betting winnings. More comprehensive guides will take users through strategic plays, statistical analysis, futures wagers and how to line shop to maximize your winnings. There's also a guide for how to bank smarter while betting, including which sportsbooks offer certain withdrawal/deposit options that gamblers are looking for and how to most efficiently make the most of your betting experience.
In addition to our guides, gamblers can practice their new knowledge at our recommended sportsbooks, all of which we have put through a comprehensive review. Whether it's your first bet and you simply need to know what a moneyline is, or you've been doing it for years and want to add to your knowledge, our guides offer a mix of explanation and analysis for bettors of all levels.
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No matter the sports you're interested in, the kind of bet you're hoping to place or which legal online bookies sites you're looking to bet at, our team of sports and gambling experts have you covered. From understanding the basics on an online sports betting site to analyzing a seven-team parlay or deciding which underdog to bet on to win a championship, you'll find your answers at Bookies.com. It doesn't matter where gamblers are on their journey, we will guide you to the best online bookies and help you make the right bets. Bookies provides comprehensive sports analysis, comparable sports odds and the latest reviews of the best online bookies available so you have the most relevant information at your fingertips to make faster, smarter plays.
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