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Bet3000 Reviews 2021
Adventuring Through the Bet3000 Wormhole
No. 07 of 23 Bookmakers
Bet3000 betting are part of the IBA Entertainment Ltd betting family, with fans all across the world thanks to their no-nonsense approach to sports betting and focus on quality. With over 40 years in the business, their reputation should come as no surprise.
However, with an ever-changing and ever more competitive betting landscape, I’m left with the question ‘can Bet3000 still cut it in the modern era’? Thankfully, my adventure was one filled with pleasant surprises – and a sportsbook product that shimmered like the stars. Join me to discover more.
What I’m really interested in is seeing how an old-school philosophy looks through a modern lens. Is Bet3000 still space-age, or does this kind of back-to-basics approach belong with the dinosaurs?
First impressions are good. I’m well aware of how highly Bet3000 are thought of. Not only that but a characteristically straightforward welcome page really highlights the sheer amount of sports betting options that are available here. This is a sportsbook – one with decades of experience, out to show new sites where their priorities will lie. I’ll have to go investigating far beyond the sound barrier to see if they pull this one off.
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Bet3000 Logbook: what happened so far
1980 (approx.): Bet3000 becomes a brick-and-mortar bookmaker known for horse racing.
2009: Bet3000 parent company IBA Entertainment Limited is founded.
27/11/2020: We reviewed Bet3000
Countdown: What you can expect - this is our Bet3000 review
For our PlayersBest Canadian readers – or indeed, any readers in the known universe – I’ll make clear exactly how Bet3000 can be considered worthy of our betting awards. Recommendations for Bet3000 sports betting online won’t be simply given out at random. I have strict criteria of vital site elements, not only this Bet3000 sports betting review, but for any and all operator reviews at PlayersBest.
What I’m going to do here is go through the different kinds of Bet3000 test factors I’ll be reviewing. Consider this a blueprint crafted for two reasons. One is to ensure all sites are compared fairly. If we review one with completely different criteria to another, then one may be viewed unfairly. It’s like viewing the superior size of a star through different telescopes – it’s hard to be accurate with the wrong lens. The other reason I do this is to make sure that my Bet3000 sports betting test is as comprehensive as it can possibly be.
Not only do lots of different factors go into making a betting site good, but we all have our own preferences. Going through everything makes sure that whatever your priority, it gets the proper attention it deserves. This explanation will be our countdown to analysis. So, put your helmet on – you never know when you’re in for a bumpy ride.
Galactic Good Looks
I always think there are actually two sides of design analysis – at least, if my Bet3000 experience report is anything to go by. First, there’s the aesthetic side of things. In other words, does the site look good? This causes me a bit of an issue, as it’s something that I would consider, to an extent, subjective. In other words, it’s down to personal taste.
Now, this universe is filled with individuals and that means it’s not my place to tell anybody what does and doesn’t look good. However, I can say if I think, for instance, that the look of the Bet3000 app may be niche. So, my aim when looking at aesthetics is to say who I think it will work for to help guide you in your understanding of the site.
A Technical Experience Without Turbulence
The other side of design is a lot more practical. It’s the fuel which powers the Bet3000 betting rocket. This actually can also be broken into different parts. Firstly, there’s the structure of the site. Vital for the Bet3000 app and desktop is that you can easily find everything you’re looking for. It’s a huge part of how easy the site is to navigate.
On top of that, there’s also how things work from a technical point of view. There will be no Bet3000 poker test nor any Bet3000 eSports test because that’s not the focus of this operator, so some of the pressure is off. That said, there’s still plenty to consider, such as whether everything runs smoothly, especially during live betting.
The kind of promotions you prefer can also be a personal thing. However, I think that most people can agree that today, a good bonus – whether it be a Bet3000 casino bonus or sportsbook bonus – is always beneficial. I certainly think so when it comes to my Bet3000 experience report.
At the end of the day, a good promotion can only be a positive, regardless of how you like to play. No one can make you look at the stars, but they shine just as brightly regardless. And how positively this can contribute to Bet300 sports betting online depends on a few factors. For me, it largely depends on two things: the initial offer and how well that is executed through the terms and conditions.
A Constellation of Banking Options
You don’t need to understand the mysteries of the universe to figure out that if your banking options don’t match that of the operator, everything else is irrelevant. You just can’t use the site.
Much of this has to do with where you’re from. Those from Mars often use different payment methods from us earthlings – just like someone from Canada may use different payment options to someone from Europe. A diverse international range is, therefore, vital here. My focus here is on the Canadian audience, so it’s those banking methods I’ll be on the lookout for, but the more the merrier.
A Mobile App to Help Navigate You
What I’m looking for from here is simple. It would be the same whether it was a Bet3000 casino app or sportsbook app. I want a mobile app that offers just as much as the desktop flawlessly on a smaller screen. The closer it is to that goal, the better it is for my Bet3000 bookmaker analysis.
Guidance From Customer Service
When it comes to customer service, I’m looking for both options and execution. In terms of options, more is better, but quality takes precedence. An around the clock live chat is considered optimal for take-off. Of course, helpful fast service will also be a big help with the Bet3000 sports betting bonus.
In Search of a Supersonic Sportsbook
There’s no Bet3000 online casino. There’s also no poker or eSports. This means there will be no casino comparison, no Bet3000 poker review or Bet3000 eSports review. I’ll be conducting no Bet3000 casino test and it cannot win any best online casino awards from our Lab section.
I don’t consider this to be a flaw, though. Different betting sites have different target audiences. Going for a pure sports audience is a choice. Not a mistake. It may or may not be what you’re personally looking for. You may be looking for a Bet3000 casino. However, I cannot view it as an objective flaw.
In terms of what I will be looking at from a sportsbook, markets from all over the planet are a great start – as are competitive Bet3000 odds. There’s also the live product to consider, which may be the galaxy’s ultimate Bet3000 test of technical design. I’ll also want to know how easy everything is to use and understand, alongside all relevant betting limits.
Securing Your Mission
Just to be clear, there’s nothing more important to this review than your security. It’s like making sure you have your helmet on before going for a moonwalk – the rest of the experience is pretty much impossible to enjoy without it. I, therefore, have very strict standards on everything from licensing to encryption, as well as the general reputation of the site.
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Now I’ve broken down our mission criteria, let’s hop to it and see if Bet3000 truly lives up to the hype. My tests – whether it’s of Bet3000 sports betting online live betting or live chat responses – are conducted by me. I use the knowledge I’ve gained from looking at a huge amount of betting sites over the years to properly compare and see how this operator stands up.
Let me put it this way: it’s not that a casino needs to be good to win a PlayersBest best casino award, it has to be better than the competition. With each one of these tests, I’m going to keep that in mind. Just being good is not enough – not with the kind of competition out there in the betting universe. What I need to know is whether Bet3000 is worth considering when there may well be 2999 other options.
Taking Flight with Site Design
From an aesthetic point of view, there’s not much rigorous testing that can be done. It’s more like gazing into the night sky than getting deep into the engine room of a rocket. All I can do is look. In terms of design, Bet3000 keeps things classic. There’s not much extra padding here in the form of mascots or design frills. This is all about the sports markets and they take centre stage.
What you’re left with is an unfussy and breezy look that puts practicality first. I imagine a great deal of this is because there’s no Bet3000 online casino. A Bet3000 casino would surely need to be more out there in terms of looks. Of course, whether this is for you largely depends on whether you like a lot of design elements. If you prefer a minimalist look, Bet3000 betting may be perfect for you.
Now, onto the technical side of things. This minimalist approach pays dividends when it comes to finding everything. For instance, one area that Bet3000 excels in is statistics. These are so clearly and concisely laid out that I consider it a legitimate betting advantage.
The site also works flawlessly from a technical standpoint. Any good astronaut knows slowdown can be disastrous and I found none here. This is especially important during live betting, which is very impressive generally. Not only are the betting options vast but the speed in which the site updates allows you to respond to the action swiftly.
The only downside is a lack of live streaming which I believe is just a touch beyond their capabilities at the time of writing, sadly. Still, I give them all the credit in the world for seeming to do everything they can to make up for that fact.
Boosting Your Rocket with Promotions
First things first, the welcome bonus is not available for Canadian players. That means we have to look for a Bet3000 sports betting bonus elsewhere. I actually go into the full implications of this on my Bet3000 bonus review exclusive.
The welcome bonus is genuinely worth considering because it has implications for the kind of quality you can expect from the rest of the site. The bonus Bet3000 review goes into more detail, but it’s a 100% bonus up to €150 with a 5x wagering requirement. Like a moon made of cheese, it’s a proposal that’s as intriguing as it is delicious.
The reason it’s so vital is because the overwhelming majority of the promotions available to Canadian players are personalised. They can be sent to you through your contact details and can be based around events, holidays or your personal play history. It allows Bet3000 to be creative and flexible, and in many ways, has the potential to be better than traditional options.
However, I’m left with a conundrum. I can’t rate the individual promotions because I don’t know what they are yet. That doesn’t mean they’re bad, though. Indeed, Bet3000’s reputation and that welcome bonus would suggest they’re likely very good. But, I’m afraid for the sake of objectivity, I cannot comment further than that. I can’t tell you if there’s any Bet3000 bonus code, for instance.
I can, however, say they also offer 20% cashback without wagering requirements and a wide variety of generous competitions. General terms and conditions – which include things like a one promotion per person rule – are also standard. To put it simply, I don’t know what individual promotions you’ll be offered but you have every reason to be optimistic.
Ground Control Support from Customer Service
Another vital aspect of the site experience to analyse is customer service. When I’m writing any kind of betting guide, this is something people often misunderstand to an extent. This is true whether I’m talking about the Bet3000 sports betting product or any other aspect of the operator.
I think customer service actually begins in how well the site explains itself. It’s in the Help and FAQ sections, the terms and conditions and more. In other words, customer service is how well your questions are answered once you land on the site. This can happen a long time before you even actually contact the customer service team. Indeed, on many occasions, it should. This is what FAQs are made for, after all.
Largely, Bet3000 does an excellent job in this regard. Clearly, they have taken advantage of the extra focus they’ve found in not having a Bet3000 casino product. The terms and conditions are especially excellent. With all this said, there is some missing information, such as banking – which I will cover shortly. Still, it’s largely very positive.
When it comes to the customer service team, you can contact them through a contact sheet on the site. They don’t give estimated timeframes but I would hope, based on my experiences and their excellent reputation, you won’t be waiting too long.
Keeping You Safe on Your Space Flight
Of course, none of this counts for very much if my analysis of Bet3000 sports betting can’t be trusted. Well, first off, they’re licensed by the Malta Gaming Authority. This allows them to offer betting services throughout the world legally and under strict regulations. It means on a fundamental level, they are legitimate.
You can also take comfort in their use of SSL encryption technology. This keeps your data safe from third-parties. In terms of how they use your data, this is all made clear in their extensive and responsible privacy police. Speaking of responsible, there’s also a responsible gaming section which provides advice on the subject. In addition, it also allows for practical additions like locking your account. There’s also links to helpful outside sources.
In addition, the site has TUV certification and only uses secure transactions. There’s also account verification and a strict policy in place to prevent underage users. In other words, Bet3000 clearly cares about its responsibilities in terms of security.
Banking Methods That Don’t Leave You in a Black Hole
This is one where I can get right down to the brass Bet3000 betting tax. Visa, Mastercard, Paysafecard, Skrill, Instant Transfer and Bank Transfer are all available. Bet3000 PayPal is also available but I have been told this is only for German users.
As best as my research can indicate, there are no fees and processing times are instant for most methods. The exception here is Skrill, which takes around 24 hours, and bank transfer, which takes 2-3 business days. This is all very competitive.
The set deposit limit appears to be €10. I don’t wish to make assumptions regarding transfer rates but it seems very likely that any Canadian amount would be very similar. They have a really good reputation as far as I can tell from both players and critics alike.
The only criticism I have here is that all this information could be easier to find. I had to go searching, for instance, to find that for withdrawal, bank transfers appear to have standard fees based on your bank’s policy, a processing time of 3-5 days and no set withdrawal limits. Do note that this does not necessarily mean there are no limits, just that it is not standard across all players and banks.
Beyond a slight design hiccup though, the banking options have a very broad appeal and the process – whether it’s a Bet3000 deposit or Bet3000 withdrawal – seems nice and simple. Good stuff.
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In orbit: Discover the possibilities at Bet3000 Sports Betting
Launching the Bet3000 Mobile App
One of the first things to answer is whether or not the Bet3000 bookmaker is even available as a Bet3000 mobile app or simply as a mobile version of the site. I’m happy to say that there is a dedicated app. While mobile sites can be very good, dedicated apps usually are the optimal preference. More importantly, though is the transfer of content and usability from desktop to mobile and how closely one resembles the other.
I’m happy to say in that regard that, whether you’re on Android or iOS, you should not be disappointed. Both Bet3000 betting apps provide a really accurate portrayal of the desktop version, with no significant loss either in content or design. For those who prefer, there is also an excellent browser version, meaning you’re covered all round.
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A Shining Star of a Sportsbook
As there’s no Bet3000 casino at the time of writing, the quality of this operator as a betting product all comes down to the sportsbook. This is its lone star in the betting solar system, and it needs to shine brightly in order to stand out.
First off, let’s talk about variety. One of the best things about the minimalistic approach of Bet3000 is that it allows all those markets to really stand out – and what a great selection of markets they are. You have the likes of tennis, basketball, handball, American football and ice hockey markets from all around the world to give a few examples.
Best of all though is their soccer selection, which is absolutely out of this world. At this very moment, there are close to a thousand games to bet on. This includes the obscure to the top tournaments from several continents. Absolutely marvellous stuff.
That’s not all, as the games themselves have a huge host of markets. You’re not stuck with simply choosing which team to bet to win. You can bet on different halves, handicaps and over/under goals, just to give a few examples. To put it simply, in every which way you look, Bet3000 should have plenty of variety to keep you satisfied.
The only slowdown in the pre-match offering is on eSports. There’s some options for soccer eSports, but not enough for a Bet3000 eSports review. Once again, this site is a traditionalist, even in areas where I may like to see them branch out.
It’s that fact which makes Bet3000 not suitable for everyone, but it’s also what makes them stand out. For better or worse, whatever your preference, this is a traditional sportsbook. It’s all about providing no-nonsense quality markets to the best of their ability. They don’t have advertising gimmicks and they don’t do a bit of everything. They’re a sportsbook through and through, and almost seem like a throwback in a market where most are trying to do a bit of everything. For many people, that simplicity and focus will make Bet3000 feel refreshing.
The live selection is every bit as good in terms of variety and is bolstered by great statistics and attention to detail – just as we mentioned in the design part of this Bet3000 review. Bet3000 odds throughout are competitive across the many markets, showing they provide consistent value across many disciplines.
Finally, there doesn’t appear to be any set limits and our understanding is that it largely depends on the popularity of the market. This, alongside the balance of bets on opposing markets, generally informs upper limits. That said, it shouldn’t be an issue for anyone but the highest of high rollers. I’m talking to the moon and back.
Bet3000 was always going to rocket forward or crash and burn based on its sportsbook. I’m happy to say that I think I can see it happily whizzing past the planets as we speak.
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Bet3000 Review: A Successful Sportsbook Mission
Before I mentioned that much of the competition likes to try and do a bit of everything, which is true. And some of you may be looking for exactly that. However, it’s worth pointing out that just because a site tries to do everything, that doesn’t mean they always succeed. Many betting sites do a lot poorly.
Bet3000 betting is the opposite of that. They stick to a pure sportsbook product, with great markets, odds and personalised promotions all revolving around that concept. And what they provide they do very, very well. They are like a restaurant with a small menu but everything on it absolutely blows you away. With the betting cosmos being filled with options that perhaps overreach themselves, their straightforward approach does make them stand out.
They won’t be for everyone, but if you want a betting site that is all about providing the absolute best sports betting experience possible, then it’s well worthy of your consideration.