Coral Sportsbook Review
Launched in 1926, Coral bookmakers have been a mainstay of British betting for the best part of a century. In recent years the company merged with Eurobet to form Coral Eurobet, which was then bought by Gala and Coral Sportsbook was launched in 2008.
The site is quickly proving to be a front runner in online sports betting and, with so much experience behind it, Coral has become a top choice for customers wanting reliability and quality. The site has also built up a reputation as an honest bookmaker with consistently good betting odds.
With its long reach in the betting and gaming industry, Coral also owns an online casino, bingo, games and poker site. Money can easily be transferred between sites using the one account so players can enjoy all kinds of gaming quickly and easily.
Coral also offers radio broadcasts so customers can listen to coverage of top sporting events, horse and greyhound racing and football matches, including previews, results and live commentary.
Bonus and Promotions
New customers at Coral claim a welcome bonus of 100% up to £30. The deposit does not need to be made all at once, but can be staggered over a series of deposits.
You can deposit £10 and receive another £10 free once you have bet your initial £10. The free money must be sued for sports bets and cannot be taken to Coral’s other brands, such as the casino site.
Coral customers can access past results as well as check stats for football and horses and read the Top 10 Bets to get the hottest offers of the day.
Bet a minimum of £1 to receive live streamed greyhound racing direct to your computer. There is also plenty of cashback available in special offers running regularly at the site.
Coral Sportsbook runs on its own independent software, giving a unique experience to visitors. The homepage displays all the available brands along the top of the screen, so customers can navigate around all the sites on offer.
Sports available are displayed down the left of the homepage with ads of the latest offers down the right. The centre is taken up with the best bets section, the latest results and latest details of live events.
Customers can also find an ‘extras’ section at the bottom left of the site, giving the option to read tutorials on the betting options, calculate bets, look at stats, find racetracks and Coral shops.
Coral provides customers with a wide range of football and horse racing markets alongside many other sports. The site also offers a best odds guarantee on all UK and Irish horse racing plus the opportunity to place live bets on in-play sporting events.
There is a range of sports available to bet on at Coral, including baseball, cricket, boxing, darts, formula one, greyhound racing, rugby league and snooker. Customers can also enjoy entertainment, politics, TV and lotto betting.
Coral offers excellent customer support by telephone bewteen 7am and 11pm, including call back service, e-mail and direct messaging. The site also helps customers find their nearest Coral shop so that they can go and speak to an advisor in person.
Coral also provides an online tutorial and rules guide which provides answers common queries.
Coral accepts payments by debit and credit cards including some Electron cards (depending upon the issuer), plus Moneybookers, Western Union, Bank Transfers. The minimum deposit is £5 with no maximum amount in 24 hours.
Withdrawals can be made onto UK debit and credit cards and by bank transfer and Western Union.
The minimum stake is £1 and for combination bets it is 10p. Maximum winnings from a single bet are £100,000 with those from greyhound racing £10,000.
Players can transfer money between Coral’s different brands using the same account, whether they want to play at the Coral poker, games, casino or bingo sites.