Ubet are a relatively new Australian online bookmaker as they only launched back in April 2015. They offer betting on horse racing, sports, and live action on their site and mobile app. The brand has a stylish home page that is interactive and relatively easy to navigate around.
The racing section of the site allows you to bet on Australian gallops, harness racing, international racing, and greyhounds. With most races, you can choose to bet on the fixed odds market or enter the Tote pool. Given Ubet are owned by Tatts Group, they have an impressive array of Tote products for their customers to get involved in.
Horse racing is clearly Ubet’s core product as they have a complete section dedicated to Spring Racing. You are able to bet on ante-post markets well in advance for races like the Cox Plate and the Melbourne Cup.
In the sports section of the site, there are 16 sports that the company regularly offer betting on. There are outright markets for big competitions such as the Premier League in soccer and Australian Open in tennis, while daily and weekly matches are priced up with dozens of markets outside of just the match result.
Ubet really stand out ahead of many of their competitors with their live betting page. You can place a bet on their site or app on games which are taking place there and then. Their motto is “don’t miss a second” and, with so many markets to choose from, you can turn the event you are watching into something much more exciting with an in-play bet.
The Australian company look to have invested well in their mobile app as it is slick and looks to be an advanced version compared to many other betting apps in the market today.
Ubet promise to match your opening bet up to $200 when you first sign up to their site. You need to wager the bonus funds once in order for the money to turn into real cash in your account. Sadly, this offer does not apply to residents of NSW, VIC, ACT, SA, or WA. Your bonus funds need to be used within 30 days of them being credited otherwise you will lose them.
You can find a full list of the daily promotions with Ubet on their dedicated page on their site. They tend to choose one horse racing meet each Saturday where, on selected races, they offer money back up to $50 if your selection finishes second or third.
In AFL, Ubet’s standout offer is if the team you have backed leads by 18 points at any stage of their tie but, go on to lose, and you will receive a refund up to $50. This helps soften the pain if your team throw away a sizeable advantage.
Cash out is available with Ubet on most of their markets. This means you are in control when it comes to deciding when you want to get out of your bet. This is particularly advantageous on multiple bets as you may decide you want to cash out after four winning selections on your accumulator if the offer is reasonable.
Horse racing fans will be keen to learn that you can watch and listen to most horse racing meetings from Australia on the site. If you have placed a bet on the race, you will automatically qualify for live streaming. There is also an interactive race form guide to help you select your horses if you like to have a look through the form of the race.
Ubet have ensured they have the highest level of security on their site and mobile app to ensure you are safe to bet on their products without any threat against you. All your details are also safely stored so you can add a credit card for easy deposits without any concerns.
It is worth noting when you join Ubet that they will never ask you for your password or security code on the phone or through their live chat box, which is available to their customers 24/7. If you receive any emails requesting your password, do not reply and report it immediately.
Ubet allow you to verify your details online and, in most cases, this is a quick electronic process. If it cannot be completed, you may be required to email a copy of your ID. This can be a driver’s licence, passport, birth certificate, or national identity card.
A full list of Ubet’s rules can be found at the footer of the home page. You will be familiar with most of these if you are a regular punter; however, some rules do change in sports such as tennis, particularly with in-play markets, so always have a good read before placing a bet so you are clear on the terms.
You can deposit funds into your betting account from a credit or debit card; however, do bear in mind that some credit cards carry a cash advance fee from your banking provider. If you prefer depositing funds through a third party, Ubet accept payments from BPAY, while you also have the option of going into any Ubet retail outlet where you can add cash. A full list of where these stores can be found is available on the retail locator.
Everything about the desktop site and mobile app looks new and modern and it is clear they have made a successful attempt to modernise the service they are offering to their customers. The site feels fresh and they have been able to inject colour into the site without affecting the ease of navigation.
Anybody who is thinking of joining the site is welcomed with a matched first bet bonus of up to $200. You only have to roll the promotion stake over once and there are no minimum odds so, if you want to play it safe, stick it on a sure thing.
If you enjoy betting on horse racing, there is plenty that will appeal to you. Not only can you bet on meetings from all over the world, you have the choice of fixed odds or the ability to enter a Tote pool. A live feed of the current Tote odds are available so you can get an idea of your return when you place your bet on the site.
The expert racing guide on the horse racing section gives you tips from the top pros, while you will also get access to Radio Tab and Race Vision. The radio service is available throughout the day as a team of broadcasters keep you updated on the betting news and provide commentaries on the action. If you have placed a bet on an individual race, you will qualify to watch it for free which is a great feature if you can’t watch it elsewhere.
Ubet have made it very easy to verify your details electronically and there are lots of ways to deposit funds into your account, one of which is cash in any Ubet retail outlet. You can also go into one of these shops to collect winnings so you don’t have to wait 3-5 working days to get access to your money.