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Victor Chandler, also known as Betvictor, is one of the UK's biggest independent bookmakers with an annual turnover of one billion pounds. The original company was established in 1946 and as soon as betting shops became legal in 1963 Victor Chandler opened as many as he could. Today the betting website is available in 160 countries and the company claim to have over ½ million customers.
Sports events covered by Betvictor
Most of the sports covered are the traditional sports and include things like horse racing, football, cricket, golf, motor racing, rugby and tennis. There are a few other options however such as the American sports of baseball, basketball and American football plus events such as the Gaelic Games.
Betvictor offers a number of special events to bet on during the year. These can include TV specials such as Big Brother and Strictly Come Dancing, political specials like the US presidential election and the UK general election, poker specials which could include the WSOP main event winner and a number of other miscellaneous events as well. These choices vary depending on what is available worth betting on.
All of the common bets are accepted plus a large number of complex selections and exotic bets. The bet types range from singles and doubles through to Heinz, super Yankee and Goliath in which 247 bets are placed on 8 selections. The site also supports live betting and mobile betting. For people who are new to betting there is a helpful glossary of betting terms and the types of bets on the information page.
Other areas of the website
There are two separate casinos on the site one where you play the site and a live version where you can play against other members. Both areas have video poker, slot machines and table games plus a number of popular card games. There is also a poker area where you can play in live tournaments or alternatively set up private tournaments for you and your friends. Lastly, there is a games area where you can play a wide selection of chance and skill games either for fun or for real money.
There are sign up bonuses and ongoing promotions all over the Bet Victor site. You can, for example, get up to £25 for registering in the games area and up to £100 for playing in the casino. The value of the free cash depends on the amount you initially deposit in your account though. There is also a VIP loyalty scheme which earns you points each time you play. You only have to open one account to be able to enjoy all of the separate betting and gaming areas. The account can be funded using Visa and MasterCard, all UK debit cards, Western Union, NetTeller and a range of other methods.
Bet Victor summary
Victor Chandler is a family business with a solid reputation. They offer a good selection of sports to bet on plus a range of gaming options as well. They offer quality bonuses and promotions plus a loyalty club to their members - which is one of the main reasons why the site keeps their customers long term.