There is nothing magical to betting online or opening an online betting or sportsbook account. Millions of people across the globe have live betting accounts and the amount of daily real money bets every day is staggering. Here are the steps to betting online:
- Choose a sportsbook: Easily the most important step, and we have done most of the work in this step. Look through our Sportsbook Reviews section and make sure to check out our Featured Sportsbook and Featured Bonus sections. The tricky part in selecting your sportsbook is to make sure they are honest, fair, provide good value and are fun. Every book recommended here has been thoroughly tested and you can be assured they are of the highest standards.
- Sign up for an account: This is very straight forward, you want to place safe online bets and they want you to place your bets with them. Signing up is the first process and you need to fill out ALL of the information fields with the CORRECT information. Remember they need to know who you are because you want them to be able to quickly and easily send you your winnings.
- Fund your account: If you want to bet then you have to have a funded account to make a wager. There are many ways to fund an account and it varies especially if you are a player living in the United States. Using a credit card is one of the most popular but there are also money wires and services such as Western Union and Moneybookers . Regardless of how you wish to do this go ahead and make your selection and fill out ALL the information. Remember if you are a United States player then make sure you are applying at a US Friendly sports book.
- Review and submit application: Process your application and most sportsbooks will immediately approve or deny your application. If your application is denied do not worry, IT HAPPENS ALL THE TIME, especially for US players. This is just a bump in the process and you need to be patient and take a few simple steps to get it approved. Your only need to go thru this process once, and when you succeed you will be able to bet online, anytime, from anywhere on every major sporting event.
- Contact the sportsbook: Once you have submitted your application you have entered your information into their system and they have everything safe and secure. Remember you want to easily place online bets and they want to take your bets,so everybody has the same goal which is to get your account approved. Every book we recommend have toll free phone number (Free phone calls) to a dedicated customer service department. Many also have live online free chat service where you can chat with them. Contact them, that is what they are there for and they have all your information, they just need to get it approved and they are specialist in this area.
- Be patient: Most first time attempts do not go through on the first submission. There are literally millions of online bets taking place every day, most likely many coming from your neighborhood. You can get an account, just stick with it,and join in on the fun of placing safe, anonymous, online sports bets.
- If you have further questions please feel free to send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.