Bethard is one of the newest sports betting websites on the Internet. Due to Bethard’s newness, it may not be a website many punters are familiar with. The website only launched in 2014 and has remained relatively unknown until recently. Despite being new to the Internet, Bethard has won over many sports punters. The company has even won over Swedish football player Zlatan Ibrahimovic. The striker is Bethard’s promotional face and has been seen on adverts all over Europe. Due to Ibrahimovic’s promotion, Bethard has only recently become more visible as a brand.
There is also a casino and live casino available on the Bethard website. The combination of the casino services, smooth running technology and sportsbook odds has attracted a number of customers away from its competitors.
- Top odds on EPL
- Simple Welcome Bonus
- Pulse Bet Feature
- Really pushy on Casino Games
- No clear wagering limits
Sports and Markets Available
Punters will find all the major sports to bet on at Bethard. Football, tennis, golf, NFL, NCAAF, basketball, Major League Baseball, ice hockey and many more sports markets are available to wager on. There are also rugby and motorsports markets offered by Bethard. Punters can even find specials such as football transfer betting on the website.
Sports bettors can explore some minor sports and events on the website too. Table tennis and surfing are two notable minor sports that not all betting websites offer. While the growing sports betting arenas of mixed martial arts (MMA) and eSports are available to wager on at Bethard, there is no horse racing. Punters who love to throw a bob down on a horse race or two will need to find an alternative website.
Football is the highest profile sport to wager on at Bethard. The sportsbook offers odds from all of the top leagues and several obscure ones. In addition to football, ice hockey betting odds are plentiful via Bethard. Being a Scandinavian website, Bethard provides plenty of opportunities to wager on hockey and there are more competitions than just NHL available via the website.
Odds and Limits
Bethard has definitely tried to attract customers with ‘player friendly’ odds. Punters will find extremely competitive odds with other leading sports books like Bet365 and Ladbrokes. For major competitions like the English Premier League, punters will find that Bethard has given more favourable odds than the other websites. Bethard is using their ‘player friendly’ odds to attract new customers and so far, it has worked. Not all sports may feature the favourable odds that top football competitions do. Punters may want to compare other sportsbooks before placing a wager at Bethard to confirm the odds.
The Bethard website doesn’t list any maximum withdrawal amounts. However, there is a word that players who win over €50,000 and withdraw more than 50 percent of their winnings, may receive it in 10 percent payments over 10 months. There could be lower betting limits implemented by Bethard, which top sportsbooks won’t do. Punters may want to contact Bethard via its live chat to find out more about its limits.
Bethard offers a sign-up bonus that enables new customers to receive a £5 bonus whenever they bet £100 during their first week. Punters can claim the bonus up to 10 times on the website for a total of £50 in bonus cash.
The website’s combo boaster allows punters to win 30 percent more when wagering on sports. Bettors must simply make a pre-match accumulator bet to be eligible for the boaster. The bigger the accumulator, the more a punter will win if the bet wins.
Bethard offers many of the standard features top sportsbooks offer today. Punters can wager on live sports with the in-play feature. The website does provide some live streams of sports events to coincide with the in-play betting feature. For games that aren’t streamed, punters can follow along via the live game tracker. In addition, statistics for matches continually pop up on the tracker to give punters all the up to date info they need.
One of the coolest features offered by Bethard is Pulse Betting. Punters can make an in-play Pulse Bet on a goal to be scored in a football match. The goal could be in the next 30 seconds, one minute, two minutes, five minutes or ten minutes. It is an innovative concept more sports betting websites are bound to add.
The Bethard sports betting mobile app is a great feature that makes betting on the go easy. The Android and iOS Bethard apps provide the same great experience as the sportsbook’s website. Regardless if a punter is using the mobile app or the website on their computer, there isn’t much of a change from the experience.
The app allows customers to wager on thousands of sports markets. They can also use the in-play betting features. Depositing money and withdrawing money via the app is just as simple as using the website.
Perhaps the best part about the app is its speed. The Bethard app takes little time to load and punters can have the app open and wagering on sports in no time.
Bethard is a new kid on the block offering great service and adding their own twist to the sportsbook industry. Many punters will complain about the website’s lack of horse race and dog race betting. However, these seem to be strategic as the company has set itself up as an emerging sportsbook and not a race-oriented brand. Part of that could be due to its Scandinavian roots.
In just a few short years, Bethard has come a long way. The website and app are sleek and offer a great user experience. The website is easy to navigate and thousands of markets are available for sports from around the world. The bonuses could be improved and more could be offered than the current £5 free for a wager of £100 in the first week. While the bonuses are lacking, the Pulse Betting feature is clever and is one that could entice bettors to sign up to the website.
Bethard is still growing. With its innovative concepts on betting and potential, Bethard is a website that punters will be hearing a lot about for years to come.