In this next section we’ll cover some of the more commonly asked questions about betting, including topics such as how betting odds work, why you need to send in ID to a bookie, and what you should do if you thinking you’re betting too much.
To help you find the answer you’re looking for, we’ve split the questions into various categories:
General Betting Questions
- Is Online Betting Legal/Safe?
- What Should I Do If I Think I Have A Gambling Problem?
- Why Do I Have To Provide Identification At An Online Betting Site?
- What is the Difference Between a Betting Site & a Betting Exchange?
Financial & Account Questions
- Can I Bet Online Without A Bank Account?
- Do I Have To Pay Tax On Gambling Winnings?
- Do I Have To Declare Gambling Winnings To The Tax Man/HMRC?
- Is It Possible To Make a Living From Sports/Football Betting?
- What Happens If A Bookmaker Goes Out Of Business?
Placing Bets & Betting Odds
- How Do Betting Odds Work?
- What Is Handicap Betting?
- What Is A Lucky 15/31/63?
- What Is Ante Post Betting?
- Can You Bet On Amateur Sports?
- Can You Bet On Yourself Or Someone You Know?
- Do All Bookies Offer The Same Number of Places on a Race/Tournament/Event?
- What is the Difference Between Betting Limits and Payout Limits?
- What Is A Void Bet?
- How Does A Void Bet Affect An Accumulator?
- What Happens If An Event Is Postponed/Cancelled?
- What Happens When There’s A Dead Heat/Tie?
- Can I Cancel A Bet After I’ve Placed It?
- Can A Bookmaker Refuse To Pay A Winning Bet?
- What Happens If A Result Changes After A Bet Has Been Settled?
- What Happens To A Bet If A Match Turns Out To Be Fixed?
- What Is The Difference Between Goals Galore & BTTS?
- Do Own Goals Count In Both Teams To Score Bets?
- Can You Have A Dead Heat In Football Betting?
- How to Read Horse Racing Form
- How Do Horse Racing Grades, Groups and Classes Work?
- What Is Best Odds Guaranteed?
- What Does SP/Starting Price Mean?
- What Happens If There’s A Dead Heat in Horse Racing?
- What Is Rule 4 In Horse Racing?
- Is Horse Racing Fixed?
- What Is Totepool Betting?
We’ll be adding more questions and useful guides to this section over the coming months, but in the mean time if you have a specific query which we haven’t answered feel free to get in touch and we’ll do our best to help you out!