SBK Review

18+ New UK+IRE customers. Paypal and certain deposit types and bet types excluded. Min €5 bet within 14 days of account reg at min odds 1/2 = 4 x €5 free bets. Free bets valid for 4 days on sports, stake not returned, restrictions apply. T&Cs apply.

£20 Risk-Free

VISIT SITE

New customers only. Deposit £20 using Debit Card, bank transfer or Trustly. Up to your first £20 of losses will be refunded as CASH within 24 hours of qualifying bet having been settled.

SBK is a relatively new online betting site that was launched in August 2019. Despite only being live for a short amount of time, the brand has gained a lot of popularity due to the company behind it and what they have to offer.

So, who is behind SBK?

SBK is a fixed-odds bookmaker from the online betting exchange Smarkets. Smarkets is considered to be one of the biggest and best betting exchanges behind Betfair Exchange and has been operating since 2008. They are a trustworthy and reliable company that has decades of experience in the betting industry.

SBK is a mobile-only bookmaker. In fact, it's an app-only bookmaker which means that you have to download the SBK app to access your account and place your bets. There is no SBK website either on desktop or via a mobile browser.

Despite being limited to placing bets via the SBK app, customers do gain one advantage when betting with SBK over other bookmakers - Better odds. We'll talk more about that later in the review.

We have provided a short explainer video showing you some of the features of SBK below.



If you'd like to download the SBK app, the button below will take you to the download page.

New customers only. Deposit £20 using Debit Card, bank transfer or Trustly. Up to your first £20 of losses will be refunded as CASH within 24 hours of qualifying bet having been settled.


Is SBK Safe?


One of the first things you should look at when betting with a new bookie is whether or not they are a safe and trustworthy company.

SBK is owned and operated by Smarkets Limited, who, as we mentioned earlier, own and operate the popular online betting exchange, Smarkets. Smarkets has millions of customers worldwide and have been operating for over 12 years and have built up a strong reputation during that time.

Both Smarkets and SBK offer the highest level of protection to customers' funds. This means that funds in customers' accounts are held in separate accounts to company funds and are usually handled by a third party so that in the unlikely event of the company going under, arrangements are in place to return those funds to customers. There are surprisingly few bookies that offer the highest level of fund protection and so it's great to see it applied at SBK.

Based on the company behind SBK, their reputation and commitment to fund protection, you should feel confident that SBK is a safe bookmaker to bet with.

How To Open An Account With SBK


As we mentioned, SBK is an app-only bookmaker which means that you have to download the SBK app to register and use your account to place bets.

Follow the steps below to download the SBK app and to create a new account.

  1. Click here or on one of the links on this page to be taken to the SBK page.

  2. Select whether you want to download the app from the Apple App Store, Google Play Store or APK for Android

  3. Download and open the app

  4. Click on the 'Join' button on the app

  5. Complete the registration form


Your account should now be ready to use.

SBK also have an excellent welcome offer which should be a good enough reason alone to give them a go. We'll take a look at the SBK welcome offer below.

SBK

£20 Risk-Free

VISIT SITE!

New customers only. Deposit £20 using Debit Card, bank transfer or Trustly. Up to your first £20 of losses will be refunded as CASH within 24 hours of qualifying bet having been settled.

SBK Welcome Offer


So, what do you get as a new customer at SBK?

New customer at SBK who deposit £20 and get £20 risk-free.

This means that your first £20 of losses with SBK will be refunded AS CASH.

It's a great offer and a risk-free chance of landing a winner.

After downloading the SBK app and creating your account, make a deposit of £20 or more. Your deposit must be made via Debit Card, Bank Transfer or Trustly.

Then, simply start placing your bets.

The great thing about this offer is that it doesn't just apply to your first bet like the Paddy Power Risk-Free Bet does. Instead, it applies to your first £20 of losses.

For example, after depositing, you may place 2 x £10 bet which may both win. At this point, the £20 refund still applies. So, if your next bets were 4 x £5 bets and they all lost, you would receive £20 back in cash.

Smarkets will refund your first £20 of losses automatically within 24 hours of your bets settling.

Click below to claim the SBK Welcome Offer.

New customers only. Deposit £20 using Debit Card, bank transfer or Trustly. Up to your first £20 of losses will be refunded as CASH within 24 hours of qualifying bet having been settled.


How Good Is SBK's Horse Racing Service?


Horse racing from around the world is available to bet on with SBK with races from the UK, Ireland, Japan, Australia and South Africa all covered.

It's important to note that the main attraction to and benefit of SBK is that you're often able to get bigger odds than with other bookies. However, by receiving this benefit, you are making sacrifices in other areas and in this case, it is the lack of betting offers.

Horse Racing Betting Offers


Unfortunately, betting offers other than the welcome offer are rare at SBK which means that racing offers such as Best Odds Guaranteed and Extra Places are not available. You'll have to decide whether your main priority when betting on horses is to get the best odds, or take advantage of racing offers. Personally, we would recommend having accounts with several bookmakers, including SBK, so that you can take advantage of the best odds when betting offers aren't available elsewhere.

So, how good are SBK's odds?

Horse Racing Odds


Generally, they're very good. this applies to all sports and markets and not just for horse racing.

As SBK is powered by the betting exchange Smarkets, the odds are very close to exchange prices which are almost always greater than what fixed-odds bookies offer.

For horse racing, we have found that SBK beats the bookies by the biggest margin closer to the time of the race rather than betting far in advance. This may be because there will be more liquidity on the exchanges closer to the off time which will cause the odds to reflect the true market value.

If you look at any of the popular odds comparison sites, you'll often find SBK offering the best odds for the majority of sports, events and markets.

Horse Racing Bets


Customers are slightly limited when it comes to betting options on horse racing. Of course, win and each way bets are accepted but you won't find any Head2Head or additional racing markets available.

Multiple bets are accepted but unfortunately, Lucky 15's are not.

Horse racing markets will initially be settled according to which horse is first past the post at SBK. The ‘weighed-in’ result will then be considered the official result.

What Makes SBK Different?


First of all, SBK is only accessible via the SBK app and not via a website. As the majority of bets are  placed via mobile devices, this should not be an issue for most potential customers.

The main thing which makes SBK different from other fixed-odds bookies such as Bet365 and Betfred is that they are able to offer better odds on many occasions due to being powered by the Smarkets betting exchange. For anyone looking for maximum value from their bets, this is a huge bonus.

It's not just the better odds that makes SBK different as they also offer a social aspect.

SBK Social Features


The SBK app doesn't just provide the ability to place bets as you'll be joining a community of bettors that you can connect with.

There's a host of social features within the app allowing you to:

  • Find users who have been winning the most bets recently and follow them

  • Create betting tips of your own

  • Challenge friends in a betting league


SBK Cash Out


Cash out is available with SBK and it applies to selected sports and markets.

Cash out allows you to end your bet before it has settled for a predetermined amount. For example, if you had a bet on Man Utd to beat Liverpool and the score was 2-1 with 5 minutes to go, you may prefer to end your bet at that point for a percentage of the potential return rather than risk your bet not coming in and your return being zero.

To cash out your bet with SBK, open the app and select the 'Open Bets' icon at the bottom of the screen. Any bets which are eligible for cash out will have a cash amount displayed next to them. Tap the cash out button to confirm you want to cash out your bet and end it early. The agreed cashed out amount will then instantly be credited to your account.

Auto Acca


Another nice addition to SBK is their 'Auto Acca' feature. Accumulator bets can be fun and have huge returns but they do take a lot of effort and are quite time consuming. With Auto Acca, those inconveniences are eliminated.

You can lunch Auto Acca from the menu at the top of the SBK app. From there, you simply need to select how many selections you'd like to include in your Acca - either 3, 4 or 5. Then, swipe downwards of the screen to spin and SBK will present you with a pre-made Acca with random selections. These can be for any sport, event or market. If you don't like the Acca you are presented with, you can simply swipe down again to reveal another one.

Although Auto Acca may not be for the serious punter, it is a fun and unique feature to have and a great addition to SBK.

Can You Stream Sports On SBK?


Unfortunately, live streaming of sporting events is not currently available at SBK.

In-Play Betting


When betting on live events, odds can fluctuate frequently and fast. Therefore, it can be difficult to compare odds between bookmakers to know whether or not you're getting the best value from your bets. With SBK, you can be more than confident that you're getting value with the prices on offer and this applies to both pre-match and in-play odds.

All in-play events that are available to bet on can be found by clicking on the 'LIVE' icon at the top of the app. There is a reasonable number of betting markets available for the majority of events but perhaps not as many as you would find at some other bookmakers. This may be because SBK uses the same betting markets as Smarkets and as a betting exchange, it doesn't provide as many markets as fixed-odds bookies.

The SBK App


As there is no SBK website, the app needs to work well. Thankfully, the SBK app is very good with it being easy to navigate and very fast to load.

All sports can be found by swiping left and right in one of the top navs and quick links to the Tips, In-Play and Auto Acca sections can be accessed above it. There is a search function to quickly find the event you're looking for and also two different layout options (expanded & condensed) which you can switch between via the icon in the top right corner.

Deposit & Withdrawal Options


SBK offers customers a number of banking options ranging from debit cards to popular e-wallet options such as Neteller, Skrill and PayPal.

SBK currently allow deposits & withdrawals via the following methods:

  • Debit cards

  • Skrill

  • Neteller

  • PayPal

  • Trustly

  • Bank Transfer


The minimum deposit for all methods is £10 with the exception of PayPal that is £20. Withdrawals to bank accounts take roughly 2-5 days and e-wallet withdrawals usually reach accounts within 24 hours.

Customer Support


Customer support at SBK is available 7 days a week via live chat, email, telephone, mail and social media.

SBK Email Address


If you would like to email the SBK support team, you can do so using the email address below.

  • support@getsbk.com


Live Chat


Live chat is the quickest and most popular support method at SBK and available 7 days a week via the SBK app. To launch live chat, click on the 'Account' icon in the bottom right corner of the app, then on the 'Live chat with customer support' link.

Telephone


Telephone support is available only to customers of SBK and they provide a freephone number which can be accessed between the hours of 09:00 - 00:00, 7 days a week.

Postal Address


If you need to send documents or a letter to SBK, you can do so to the following postal address:

  • 1 Commodity Quay, St Katharine Docks, London, E1W 1AZ, UK


New customers only. Deposit £20 using Debit Card, bank transfer or Trustly. Up to your first £20 of losses will be refunded as CASH within 24 hours of qualifying bet having been settled.



Frequently Asked Questions

Yes. Cash out is available through the SBK app. Click on your open bets to view the cash out amount for any eligible open bets you have.

SBK offers new customers a £20 refund as cash on their first losses of £20. You can read more about the SBK welcome offer in the review above.

No. SBK is solely a fixed-odds bookmaker app.

No. SBK is owned and operated by the popular online betting exchange Smarkets which has been in operation since 2008 and has a strong and positive reputation.

Yes. SBK will settle horse racing bets based on the First Past The Post and the Official Result.

Yes. SBK accepts PayPal for both deposits and withdrawals along with a number of other banking methods such as Neteller, Skrill, Trustly, Bank Transfer and Debit Cards.

SBK

£20 Risk-Free

VISIT SITE!

New customers only. Deposit £20 using Debit Card, bank transfer or Trustly. Up to your first £20 of losses will be refunded as CASH within 24 hours of qualifying bet having been settled.

SBK PROS

  • Better odds than most bookies
  • Risk-free welcome offer
  • Auto Acca Feature
  • Good range of support options
  • Various banking methods accepted

SBK CONS

  • Not as many betting markets as other bookies
  • No live streaming
  • No website
Card image cap

About SBK

websitegetsbk.com
founded2020
online since2020

Deposits

Debit Card Min £10
Skrill Min £10
Neteller Min £10
PayPal Min £20
Trustly Min £10
Bank Transfer Min £10

Withdrawals

Debit Card 1-6 Days
Skrill 1-2 Days
Neteller 1-2 Days
PayPal 1-2 Days
Trustly 1-2 Days
Bank Transfer 5-10 Days

Features

CASH OUT
AUTO ACCA
FOLLOW OTHER USERS
CREATE BETTING TIPS

Contact

Twitter
Facebook
Live Chat Available

New Bookie Sites

Never Miss a New Site Again

Signup to the WhichBookie newsletter and be the first to know about new sites, offers and more

Please enter a valid email

There was an error! Please try again later

Success!

Great news, you are now signed up to our newsletter!

Top Bookie Offers

10Bet

50% Up To £50

VISIT SITE!

New Customers only; Min. deposit £15 (no Skrill/Neteller); Bonus amount is 50% of deposit up to £50; Offer can be claimed once per household; Wager the qualifying deposit and bonus amount 8x within 30 days to convert bonus winnings into real money; Wagers must be on min. odds of 4/5 on singles or acca bets with min. odds of 2/5 per selection to qualify; Max. stake contribution to wagering requirement is the value of your bonus; Certain bet types are excluded; See full terms; 18+

2kBet

Bet £10 Get £30

VISIT SITE!

New players only. Minimum stake £10. Minimum odds 1.5. Stake not returned. 10x wagering the winnings from the free bet. Wagering occurs from real balance first. Wagering requirement is calculated on bonus bets only. Wagering starts from real funds. Free bet is valid for 7 days from issue. Max conversion £20. Excluded Skrill deposits. Full Terms apply.

888Sport

Bet £10 get £40

VISIT SITE!

Minimum deposit of £10 using deposit code 30F - A qualifying bet is a ‘real money’ stake of at least £10 placed on any sports market - Minimum odds of 1/2 (1.5) - Free bets credited upon qualifying bet settlement and expire after 7 days - Free bet stakes not included in returns - Casino Bonus must be claimed within 7 days • To withdraw bonus/related wins, wager bonus amount x40 within 14 days • Wagering req. vary by game • Withdrawal restrictions and Full T&C’s apply

Bet365

Up to £100 in Bet Credits

VISIT SITE!

Min deposit £5. Bet Credits available for use upon settlement of bets to value of qualifying deposit. Min odds, bet and payment method exclusions apply. Returns exclude Bet Credits stake. Time limits and T&Cs apply.

Betfair Sportsbook

Up to £100 in Free Bets

VISIT SITE!

New customer offer. Place 5 x £10 or more bets to receive £20 in free bets. Repeat up to 5 times to receive maximum £100 bonus. Min odds 1/2 (1.5). Exchange bets excluded. T&Cs / wagering reqs apply.

Betfred

Bet £10 Get £30

VISIT SITE!

New UK & NI customers only. promo code ‘SPORTS60’. Deposit & place first sports bet of £10+ in one bet transaction, at odds of Evens (2.0) +. settled within 60 days. First bet must be on Sports. £30 in Free Bets credited within 48 hours of bet settlement, 7-day expiry. Payment restrictions apply. SMS validation may be required. Max 60 Free Spins on Justice League Comics. 7-day expiry.Full T&Cs apply.

Betiton

Bet £15 Get £10

VISIT SITE!

18+. New customers only. Max one £10 free bet. Qualifying bets must be placed at odds of 1/1 or greater, paid as bonus token with min 4/5 odds req. Skrill, Neteller & PayPal not eligible. T&Cs apply. Begambleaware.org

BetVictor

Bet £5 Get £30

VISIT SITE!

18+ New Customers only. Deposit, opt in and place a £5 qualifying bet at odds of 2.00 or greater within 7 days of opening a new account; excludes cashed out bets. Receive 2x £10 Free Sports Bets, valid on set events only at odds 2.00 or greater, expires in 7 days.  Plus a £10 Game Show Bonus, selected games, wager 40x to withdraw a max of £250. T&Cs Apply. Please Gamble Responsibly.

Boylesports

Up to £25 in Free Bets

VISIT SITE!

18+ T&Cs apply. Cash stakes only. Min £10 stake required for initial £5 free bet. Min odds ½. Max £25 in free bets. Subsequent free bets equal 50% average of each 3 qualifying bets. 13 bets required to receive full £25 free bet. Qualifying bet must be placed within 30 days of opening account. Free bet expires after 7 days. Payment method restrictions apply

Infernobet

Deposit £10 Get £10

VISIT SITE!

New players only. Minimum stake £10. Minimum odds 1.5. Stake not returned. 10x wagering the winnings from the free bet. Wagering occurs from real balance first. Wagering requirement is calculated on bonus bets only. Wagering starts from real funds. Free bet is valid for 7 days from issue. Max conversion £20. Excluded Skrill deposits. Full Terms apply.

LV BET

Bet £10 Get £10

VISIT SITE!

Valid until further notice. New players after 30.09.2020. Valid on first Sports bet. Min. dep. £10 req. Min. £10 wag. on the first bet with min. total odds of 3/4 to qualify. Bet must be settled. Bonus Wag. req.1x on min. 2-fold Acca bets (min. 1/4 odds each selection) with min. final odds of 4/5. Virtual and cashed out bets do not qualify. One-time offer. Bonuses credited following working day. T&Cs apply. 18+.

Mansionbet

Bet £10 Get £20

VISIT SITE!

New customers only, min deposit and bet £10 (£20 if E/W bet) from UK Debit card only. Paypal not accepted. Min odds evens (1/5 per multi selection). 4x £5 Free Bets valid for 7 days, stake not returned, no cash out. T&Cs apply.

Paddy Power

£20 Risk-Free Bet

VISIT SITE!

New customers only. Place your FIRST bet on any sportsbook market and if it loses we will refund your stake in CASH. Max refund for this offer is £20. Only deposits made using Cards or Apple Pay will qualify for this promotion. T&Cs apply. Paddy's Rewards Club: Get a £10 free bet when you place 5x bets of £10+. T&Cs apply. 18+|Gamble Aware.

Parimatch

Bet £5 Get £30

VISIT SITE!

Opt In, bet £5 (odds 2.00+) within 7 days of registration & get 2x £10 Free Bets for set events (odds 2.00+) + £10, Slots Bonus, selected games, 20x wagering to withdraw max £250. Bonuses expire in 7 days. Card Payments only. T&Cs Apply. 18+

SBK

£20 Risk-Free

VISIT SITE!

New customers only. Deposit £20 using Debit Card, bank transfer or Trustly. Up to your first £20 of losses will be refunded as CASH within 24 hours of qualifying bet having been settled.

SpreadEx

#ACACAC

VISIT SITE!

18+, new customers only, min fixed odds bet £10, min odds 1/2 (1.5), free bets credited as 2 x £10 free fixed odds single bets, free bets credited on consecutive days. Full T&Cs apply. Begambleaware.org

Tote

£10 Welcome Offer

VISIT SITE!

UK & ROI customers only. 18+. Place your first bet on sports pools and if it loses we’ll refund your stake in cash. Max refund is £10. Qualifying bet is the first sports pool bet added to the betslip. Ten to Follow bets do not qualify. Totewin will be the qualifying bet when a Totewin and a Toteplace bet are struck at the same time. Full T&Cs apply. BeGambleaware.org

Unibet

Bet £10 Get £40

VISIT SITE!

New customers only. 18+, BeGambleAware.org. Minimum deposit £10. UK Customers Only. Place a £10+ bet on football of odds 1/1 (2.00) or greater to receive your free bets. Free bets will expire 7 days after registration. £10 Casino bonus will be credited the next working day after you have registered. Casino bonus must be wagered at least 35x before any withdrawals can take place.

Virgin Bet

Bet £10 Get £20

VISIT SITE!

*New members. £10 min deposit & bet on sportsbook, placed & settled at 1.5 min odds within 14 days of sign-up. Win part of E/W bets. 2 non-withdrawable £10 Free Bet Tokens: accept in 7 days, valid for 7 days from acceptance (ex. E/Ws & Multiples), stakes not returned. Click here for Rules & Exclusions. Bet Responsibly. BeGambleAware.org 18+

William Hill

Bet £10 Get £30

VISIT SITE!

18+. Play safe. New customers using Promo code H30 only, Min £10/€10 stake, min odds 1/2, free bets paid as 2 x £15/€15, free bets credited after settlement of first qualifying bet, free bets will expire 30 days after the qualifying bet is placed, payment method/player/country restrictions apply.

NEWS & BLOG

...
Scotland Euro2020 Fixtures & Odds To Qualify

At last, the long-delayed Euro2020 tournament is about to start, with the opening fixture of Italy v Turkey taking place in Rome tomorrow evening. Of the 24 participating nations, Scotland is a relative minnow but few would doubt the enormous heart of this small nation at the western edge of Europe. The team qualified after […]

...
Euro2020 Fixtures & Outright Odds

Italy will play Turkey in the first fixture of the delayed Euro2020 tournament this Friday at 9pm (Central European Time).  Despite the challenges of the past year,  UEFA have managed to pull together a unique tournament that will see the 24 participating national teams play 48 matches during the Group and Round of 16 stages […]

...
Euro 2020 – Who Will Be Top Goalscorer? Latest Odds

Other than betting on the winner of Euro 2020, the Top Goalscorer market is one of the most popular. The latest domestic season can give us an idea of which players are in form and whether or not they are likely to do well in front of goal for their countries throughout the month-long tournament […]

English Norwegian Portuguese

Warning: Cannot modify header information - headers already sent by (output started at /home/hhomc7lw4pos/public_html/whichbookie.com/wp-content/themes/whichbookie/header.php:13) in /home/hhomc7lw4pos/public_html/whichbookie.com/wp-content/themes/whichbookie/functions.php on line 934