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
- Why Do I Have To Provide Identification At An Online Betting Site?
- What Should I Do If I Think I Have A Gambling Problem?
- Is Online Betting Legal/Safe?
- Is It Possible To Make a Living From Sports/Football Betting?
- What is the Difference Between a Bookmaker/Sportsbook and a Betting Exchange?
- Do Betting Systems Work?
Financial & Account Questions
- Do I Have To Pay Tax On Gambling Winnings?
- Can I Bet Online Without A Bank Account?
- Do I Have To Declare Gambling Winnings To The Tax Man?
- What Happens If A Bookmaker Goes Out Of Business?
- How Do I Complain About a Bookmaker/Betting Site?
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?
- How Do Bookmakers Make Money?
- What Does Hedging Your Bets Mean?
- Can I Cancel A Bet After It Has Been Placed?
- What Happens To My Bet If An Event Is Postponed Or Cancelled?
- What Happens Where There's A Dead Heat/Tie?
- What Is a Void Bet?
- 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?
- Both Teams To Score FAQs
- Do Own Goals Count In Both Teams To Score (BTTS)?
- What is Scorecast Betting in Football?
- What Is First Goalscorer Football Betting?
- What Is Rule 4 In Horse Racing?
- What Does SP/Starting Price Mean?
- What Is Best Odds Guaranteed?
- Is Horse Racing Fixed?
- What is Totepool Betting?
- How to Read Horse Racing Form
- How Do Horse Racing Grades, Groups and Classes Work?
- What is Handicapping in Horse Racing?
- What is Non-Runner No Bet/Money Back?
- What is Parimutuel (Tote) Betting?
- How Do Forecasts & Tricasts Work in Racing?
- What Difference Does the Racecourse Surface Make?
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!