Aussie Rules Football

Australian Football may not have the worldwide popularity that American Football does, but it is a growing market. More and more sportsbooks are offering a wider selection of Aussie rules football. This version of football- with an oval field and uniforms that resemble Rugby players has been gaining popularity worldwide. Amateur teams are gathered worldwide- it’s not even limited to down under.

Why bet on Australian Football?
American Football fans may be a little confused by this particular version of their favorite sport. With an oval field, and drastically different rules, it can be hard to get used to this version. There are no offsides rules, and players may not go more than 15 meters without the ball bouncing or touching the ground. Visually the game is very different. So why bet on a game so unfamiliar? Australian Football Fans find this a no brainer. Betting on the local team is always fun, and fans of the game will always enjoy picking the winners. It’s especially nice to cheer on your favorite team when you may be living far away from home and unable to attend the local games.

Betting on Sportingbet
Sportingbet Australia is Australia’s most prominent sportsbook. They have a hard earned reputation for a wide selection of sports wagers both Australian and International. They’re licensed by the Australian government so bettors can place their wagers knowing that this sportsbook is governed by a trustworthy source unlike some sportsbooks licensed in questionable overseas locations.

Sportingbet offers a very easy to navigate website, with easy to find sporting events, easy to understand odds and fast and simple wagers. The sportsbook is just that- a sports book. There’s no casino, no poker room, no bingo. Sportingbet’s focus is on offering punters a great place to place sports wagers. To make it even easier for sportsbettors, they offer a mobile betting application. No matter the type of smartphone you use, they support iPad, iPhone, Android, and a touchmobi app especially for touch screen phones. This allows bettors on the go to be able to quickly and easily place wagers.

Bettors can also choose to place wagers via telephone. There are toll free numbers for both Australian and New Zealand clients, as well as overseas numbers. To make it faster and easier for bettors to plcae their wagers, there is a dedicated line to horse racing, and another line for all other sports wagers.

Wagers offered by Sportingbet
Sportingbet is a global name in online sportsbooks, and do not focus only on Australian games and teams. They offer a number of different sporting events including baseball, cricket, racing, rugby, soccer and more. Of course, they offer American, Canadian and Australian rules football. As Sportingbet is an Australian sportsbook, they offer a wide selection of Australian rules football games to wager on. These include AFL, VFL, WAFL, SANFL, Superstars Fantasy, Brownlow Medal, as well as a variety of futures and live betting options.

Banking on Sportingbet
Sportingbet offers a wide variety of promotions and deposit bonuses for bettors. They give away tickets to games, percentage payouts on qualifying winning bets. There is even an Australian Football bonus- where bettors can win an extra 25% on all winning wagers placed in the qualifying time frame. There’s also bonus bets and free bets given away regularly.

But these bonuses are only useful for sportsbettors who can deposit- and one of the biggest complains about online sportsbooks is the lack of banking options and poor payout structures. Sportingbet offesr all the most popular banking methods, so that bettors worldwide can easily fund their accounts. Some of the options include Paypal, Visa, Mastercard, Poli, Skrill, and more.

Customer Service:
Sportingbet has a great help section, with a detailed pdf outlining all the fine print of the wagers. There’s also an easy to navigate help section, with the answers to many of the most common questions. For bettors who can’t find the answers there or need to talk to a customer service representative, Sportingbet offers a few very useful ways to get ahold of their staff. Bettors can contact staff by email, and live chat. There are also an Australian toll free number as well as an international number. For marketing questions there are other numbers posted, as well as an email address.

Brad McGrath

About Brad McGrath (All Articles)

Brad McGrath

About Brad McGrath (All Articles)

Brad is a keen sports follower and punter. He REALLY loves the AFL, horse racing, winter sports and cricket and just loves the other sports. He grew up in the country where it was mandatory to play at least one football code and the choice was AFL. Brad is the executive editor of Race Media and has worked at various Fairfax publications as a reporter and editor.

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