Marathonbet is an independent sportsbook established in 1997 initially serving customers in Eastern Europe and now accepting UK customers after setting up headquarters in Brighton.
It is one of the quickest websites around, providing superb functionality and great value prices for the discerning punter.
Marathonbet look set to become a major player in the UK online betting market and has been busy raising its profile through an assortment of football sponsorship arrangements which have and do include shirt sponsorship of Fulham and Hibernians as well as official betting partnerships with Tottenham, Manchester United, Liverpool, Derby County and Middlesbrough.
Marathonbet operates its website through three online gaming licenses, most importantly for UK customers, it is licensed by the Gambling Commission in addition to licenses issued by the Alderney Gambling Control Commission and Government of Curucao.
Marathonbet Offers and Promotions
Marathonbet do not offer anything in the way of money back offers or bonuses, opting to hang its hat on very competitive prices instead.
There will be welcome bonuses available from time to time and Freebets.com will keep you updated as and when Marathonbet introduce any free bet incentives for new and/or existing customers.
Marathonbet does have a unique bonus feature which should prove popular with many punters. Have you ever been waiting for a bet that looks like having a return but missed the chance of backing another winner because the bet is still running? Well, Advancebet may be the answer to the problem.
Marathonbet will evaluate the potential outcome of your unsettled bet which you can use to place further bets if there is nothing in your account. If Advancebet gives more than the pay out amount of the bet when it settles, Marathonbet will absorb the difference, there will be no need to make up the difference.
Marathonbet Odds and Markets
This is an area where Marathonbet stands above most other online bookmakers. It offers a very good depth of sports and betting markets.
Sports fans will fixed odds for American football, athletics, aussie rules, badminton, bandy, baseball, basketball, beach volleyball, bowls, boxing, chess, cricket, cycling, darts, field hockey, floorball, futsal, gaelic sports, golf, greyhound racing, handball, horse racing, ice hockey, martial arts, motor racing, rugby, snooker, soccer, table tennis, tennis, volleyball, water polo and winter sports. There are markets for politics, cinema, tv shows, awards and even eSports, the latest betting phenenom for people watching live feeds of online games.
The odds on offer are just about the best around. Marathonbet makes their markets to very small margins with some football and tennis markets as low as 1.5% which translates to great value for punters. In many instances beating betting exchanges once commissions have been factored in.
Customers can place bets for as little as £1 and the maximum winnings are £250,000, less than some of its UK counterparts but high enough to satisfy the vast majority of players.
Marathonbet website will not many awards for style and features but makes up for it in abundance thanks to superfast page loads and the great functionality that allows punters to drill down to the most obscure markets intuitively and without fuss.
The addition of UK and Irish horse racing will pay a big role in the future popularity of the website which also boasts an in-depth live betting section.
The website is available in 26 languages and offers the option of displaying odds in six different formats. Punters can choose between three view (classic, multimarket and Asian) to personalise their experience and there is a section dedicated to results, live scores ad stats.
What it lacks in comparison to the major UK betting sites is live streaming and cash out, two excellent feature that have become ubiquitous on mobile and online betting sites. However, Marathonbet customers don’t have to suffer some of the intrusive marketing gimmicks that can be a distraction when simply wanting to place a bet.
Marathonbet provides a mobile-friendly version the website for people browsing on smartphone and tablet and also has apps for Android, iPhone and iPad.
Marathonbet Customer Service
Marathonbet has a great reputation for treating its customers fairly and transactions are hadled safely and swiftly with the aid of the latest encryption technology.
The customer care team is on hand via online chat and freephone to help with any queries plus there are email and snail mail options for those inclined to go down the less immediate route.
Marathonbet accept a variety of payment options with minimum deposit requirements of £5 to £10 at the behest of payment provider. The usual Visa and Mastercard options are available in addition to entropay, Skrill (Moneybookers), Neteller, ecopayz, paysafecard, Ukash and bank transfer.
There are plenty of currency options for international customers, ARS, AUD, BGN, BRL, CAD, CLP, CZK, DKK, EUR, GBP, JPY, MXN, MYR, NOK, PLN, RMB, RON, RUB, SEK, SGD, THB, TRY, USD
UK Freephone : 0800 9757882
Outside UK: +44 1273 964705