In case you didn’t have enough options when it came to choosing an online sportsbook to play with in New Jersey, the market is about to get larger with the entry of Betway to the scene. Betway is a Malta-based online gambling company that has spent the last 12 years building their brand in many European markets as well as some others around the world. With the changes in legislation in the United States, the market is opening up very quickly on a state-by-state basis, so companies like Betway are using a more mature market like New Jersey (it has been live since June 2018) as an entry point.
This review of the Betway sportsbook will take you through how to create an account, make a deposit and find the sports you want to bet on so you can be as knowledgeable as possible when you make the decision to play there.
Getting Started with Betway
If you are going to play at Betway in New Jersey, you are going to have the ability to create an account either directly from their site or via their app, which will be available for iOS and Android devices. Once you have loaded the website or the app, you are going to immediately be prompted to create an account. You don’t actually have to have an account to look around at the available bets, so take your time if you want. When you are ready to create your account, all you have to do is click on the Register button, and you will be directed through the process.
You will be asked to give some information about yourself, like Name and Date Of Birth, to create your account (more info will be required later to make a deposit). After a few clicks, your account will be created, and you will be all set up to start betting!
Making your first deposit and getting a bonus
When you are ready to make your first bet, you will need to make a deposit. This is where most sportsbooks give you the best bonuses – getting you to make an initial deposit is crucial to a sportsbook’s success. You can find the Welcome Bonus front and center – in this case, it is a 100% match deposit to a maximum of $200. You should take full advantage of this bonus even if you don’t plan to bet big – you won’t get as generous an offer if you wait to make subsequent deposits.
You will need to choose what type of payment method you want to use to make your deposit in the Cashier section of the site. The good news for those of you in New Jersey is that in a newly-regulated sports betting market, there are many more options for payment than there were back in the offshore days of the industry. You can choose from one of the following methods (more may be added):
· Debit and Credit Cards (beware that your bank may not allow gambling transactions)
· E-wallets like Neteller and Skrill
· Prepaid Visa Cards
All you have to do is decide which method, enter the amount you want to deposit, and within seconds you will have money in your account.
Making a bet in the Betway Sportsbook
Now for the fun part – making your bets! The sportsbook lobby is littered with games and lines, but we like the way that Betway has everything organized in a manner that it doesn’t seem overwhelming. There are all the major sports and leagues to bet on, including:
· English Soccer
· NCAA College Sports
Once you are ready to make a wager, all you have to do is click on the bet you want to make and you will see a bet slip appear with your selection. You can fill your bet slip with whatever bets you want, enter the amount for each bet or combination of bets, and then confirm the wagers and they will be placed!
One thing you may notice is the Green “Live” icon next to many of the sports. These days, the live betting option for sports is growing in popularity, and Betway is a leader in this space. If you have missed the start time for a game, or you think that a team is going to come back from a deficit, in most sports, you will be able to take advantage of Live Odds – odds that are being changed as each minute of the game transpires. Live betting is also great for prop betas like who will score the next goal, which doesn’t require the game to be over to settle the bet.
Other promotions in the sportsbook
You already have the Welcome Offer bonus to work your way through, but you should always be on the lookout for other ongoing bonuses when betting with a sportsbook. At Betway, a glance at the sportsbook page will uncover a wide array of bonuses and promotions that are in an ongoing rotation. For example, there is a Free Bet Club available, which you have to opt-in for, that offers weekly free bets for those who like to bet on parlays involving three or more pieces. Bonuses like this can make the difference between being a winning or losing player in the long run, so you should keep your eyes peeled for any little thing you can take advantage of to be more profitable.
Customer Service at your fingertips
If you have any questions about the site, your bets, or anything else, Betway has you covered with 24-hour customer support via their Live Chat sessions. Click on the Chat button and within seconds you will be connected with a representative from the company who will take care of all your concerns.
If you are looking for a site that has been built with mobile in mind, that offers great promotions and betting on all the sports you can imagine, then Betway fits the mold. Add in the company’s leading role in eSports betting, as well as a massive casino offering available on both PCs and mobile devices, and there is no reason you shouldn't give Betway a try in New Jersey.