EnergyBet Review – Sportsbook And Casino Offers 2019
Reviewing fast growing emerging bookmakers is not an easy task, but it sure is interesting! Of course, everyone is aiming to be the best, and some get pretty near it, but they face a lot of stiff competition from the big established brands.
Some of the biggest bookies already have millions of customers globally, so they have the advantage of an economy of scale. Though, as we’ll see, that doesn’t mean you should ignore the smaller challenger brands – because sometimes these bookies really do pull out all the stops to offer a better betting experience.
So, it’s our job to find out which of these smaller bookmakers are real contenders and which are just pretenders. Let’s find out what EnergyBet has to offer.
EnergyBet – 100% Deposit Match Bonus Up To £50*
The bread and butter of attracting new clients, of course. We all know that an up-and-coming broker should have a good promotions scheme in order to persuade clients to open an account with them. The “Promotions” section on their website is divided into two parts, one for the sportsbook bonuses and one for the casino ones.
We have to say, EnergyBet have improved their Welcome Bonus, which is now a 100% Deposit Match Bonus up to £50 – it’s nice and simple, unlike the convoluted offers so common these days.
EnergyCasino – 100% Bonus, Up To £150, On First Deposit*
However, things get really impressive at EnergyCasino, because there the Welcome Bonus is a massive 100% Deposit Match Bonus up to £150 on your first deposit, followed by another 50% Deposit Match Bonus up to £150 on your first reload.
It is clear that the Energy team have more experience when it comes to casino games than sports betting, and even prioritize it higher. That doesn’t mean that the sportsbook suffers, though.
EnergyPoints Loyalty Rewards
Each time you bet with your real money balance at EnergyBet, or play with real money at EnergyCasino, you’ll earn EnergyPoints loyalty rewards. You’ll collect them automatically, so you don’t need to do anything except watch them rack up.
When you’ve got enough you can either exchange them for cash or use them to get your hands on an ever-changing range of gifts from the EnergyShop, such as packs of spins on popular slot games, exclusive branded apparel and sportwear, designer accessories, top technology, or even a Mediterranean holiday.
Sportsbook – odds, markets & in-play betting section
So far, we’ve only touched on the bonus area of the sportsbook, but we all know there’s a lot more to it. At the end of the day, betting enthusiasts want fair odds, many selections and a chance to showcase their talent and their systems, not some flashy bonus. And as far as those things are concerned, they’re in for a treat.
EnergyBet offers a vast choice of sports and leagues, all set out in a logical and intuitive way so it’s easy to find exactly what you’re looking for, or browse for that perfect opportunity. Simple select the sports, then the league, then the matches – all simple, clear and transparent. Of course, we are mostly interested in football betting, but there’s a massive choice of other sports too, ranging from tennis, basketball, ice hockey, cricket, rugby and motorsports to a growing choice of popular esports. But, let’s be honest, we know you’ll probably choose football too!
If you’re really impatient you can also check out a selection of ultra-realistic virtual races and sports, including football, tennis, horse racing, trotting, speedway and greyhounds. With incredible graphics and realistic commentary, but races and games starting every few minutes, you really need to experience them to truly appreciate how lifelike they are.
We were pleased with the number of leagues, events and matches that were provided by EnergyBet on their football betting section. The odds were very fair as well, only a few decimal points off the league leaders, and sometimes even for the better. The number of bets for each game was also very good, with all the major betting categories represented correctly. All in all, a good sports betting experience, of the standard you’d expect from an established bookies, not a relative newcomer.
When it comes to money management, nothing was surprising. EnergyBet offers deposits and withdraws in very common ways like debit or credit card, and goes all the way to E-wallets like Skrill or Neteller. They have loads of other options as well, and the only thing you have to be aware is the fact that not all deposit options qualify towards bonuses – for example, e-wallet deposits don’t count for welcome bonuses. Read the terms and conditions of the bonuses thoroughly before deciding which one is best for you.
The minimum deposit is £10, minimum withdrawal £20, and there’s a very generous £5,000 daily withdrawal limit. You’ll be eligible for one free withdrawal per week, with any extra incurring a small admin charge.
E-wallets give you the fastest withdrawal being as quick as one hour (but they can take longer if subject to security checks), while card withdrawals take 2-3 business days, and bank transfers up to 5 business days.
EnergyBet offers their clients a few different ways of contacting them. The easiest way is via live chat, which operates between 9:00 and 0:00 on Weekdays and between 13:00 and 21:00 CET on weekends, though you can also phone between the same times, with a Maltese (+356 9994 5112) and UK (+44 791 878 5604) numbers provided. Alternatively you can email at any time. We’ve tried contacting their customer support several times, and our issues were solved quickly and professionally each time.
Headquartered in Malta (who isn’t these days), EnergyBet and EnergyCasino have both Maltese and UK licenses – two of the most respected gaming licenses in the world. EnergyCasino has been building a loyal following since 2013, while EnergyBet launched in 2016. Despite being relatively young EnergyBet has attracted a lot of attention from media and football fans alike, especially due to their sponsorship deals with two famous English clubs: Millwall and Leyton Orient.
At the end of the day, although EnergyBet might not be the best known bookmaker, they are clearly committed to providing a first-class product backed up by solid promotions and excellent service. With a Cash Out facility now available, the only things it really lacks are in-play streaming and horse racing. The EnergyCasino offering is even more impressive, providing a massive choice of high-quality slots and table games and a really cool live casino.
All things considered, the EnergyBet/EnergyCasino combo is a complete betting and gaming package which, most importantly, has proven itself trustworthy and reliable. Basically, these guys are going places, so why not enjoy the ride with them.