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BetEasy is one of Australia’s leading and most recognisable online sports betting sites, enjoying a meteoric rise after a headline-grabbing start.
Previously operating as BetEzy, the website was purchased and the BetEasy brand was launched by former Sportsbet CEO, Matt Tripp. James Packer purchased 67% of the company in 2014 and the site underwent a complete rebranding to CrownBet and was part of Packer’s multi-billion dollar Crown empire. Along with the name change came a complete overhaul of the site, resulting in some major improvements to the interface, design and overall user friendliness — features that still exist today.
CrownBet became a bookie site to be reckoned with, signing an official partnership with the AFL in 2015 and also becoming an approved betting partner of the NRL, the FFA, Cricket Australia, Netball Australia and Tennis Australia.
In 2018 the winds of change swept through the company again when Crown Resorts sold its share of the bookmaker to The Star Group, which re-branded back to BetEasy.
BetEasy, its changes, has maintained its fantastic features, quality service and is still a huge power in the Australian gambling industry and a safe online betting option for punters.
BetEasy software and mobile sports betting
No download is required to make a bet on the BetEasy desktop site, simply sign up for an account, deposit some funds and you’re ready to roll. The new website layout makes finding your way around really easy, even for those not so confident with the Internet. With a dedicated support team, help is never far away if you need it.
The Beteasy mobile app is available to iOS and Android users, if you haven’t yet installed the app and you’re reading this on your mobile device, simply click here to download the native app direct to your phone.
During the BetEasy rebrand, the company also took over the existing BetEasy mobile apps, so if you already had the CrownBet app installed on your smartphone or tablet, this will automatically rollover to BetEasy next time you update. The mobile app provides a great way to place bets with minimal effort and certainly comes in handy when you’re out and about and realise you forgot to secure a wager on your favourite team.
Betting markets at BetEasy
If you’re looking for a specific sporting event to place a wager on, you can bet (no pun intended) you will find it at BetEasy, with sports, racing, entertainment and political events from all over the world. The wide range of events available to place real money bets include:
• American football
• AFL/Aussie Rules
• Ice Hockey
• Motor sport
• Rugby League
• Rugby Union
• Soccer Tennis
• Horse racing
• Greyhound racing
Other BetEasy markets
• Entertainment (eg. film awards, Big Brother, X Factor, The Voice, Miss Universe, EuroVision, etc)
• Politics (eg. US election, Australian elections, UK elections, etc)
• Financials (eg. interest rate changes, budget reforms, etc)
Secure deposit options
The BetEasy site uses the latest in digital SSL security encryption, which scrambles user’s personal information to ensure that hackers can’t intercept any payment details. Punters can place real money bets without any fear towards the security of their deposits. At BetEasy players can choose from these secure payment methods:
• Direct bank transfer
• Credit card (Visa and MasterCard)
Please note that deposits processed via credit card and POLi are available instantly, whereas bank transfers and BPay deposits will generally take between one and two days to hit your account.
BetEasy also offers a credit option for players who meet certain requirements, allowing an IOU system for punters who want to place a wager but don’t have time to make a deposit. To be eligible for BetEasy credit, head to the support section for more details and complete the credit application form.
24/7 Customer support
The BetEasy brand is up there with the best of them, so you can expect nothing but high quality when it comes to customer service. The BetEasy site is monitored by a live chat team 24 hours seven days a week, happy to answer your query no matter the time of day. There’s also a web contact form, toll free phone numbers and email addresses you can direct your query to. Contact details are as follows:
Email Address: [email protected]
Racing (AUS): 1800 321 321
Sports (AUS): 1800 321 322
General (NZ): 0800 238 399
General (International): +61 3 9257 3685
The support section also has a detailed list of FAQ’s and clear instructions regarding how to bet. The ‘members info’ section comes with a bunch of helpful topics that’ll definitely enhance your time at BetEasy, so we suggest new players have a read through this section before they get started in order to take full advantage of the features on the site. BetEasy fully supports responsible gambling practices and all players must verify their age and identification to join.