Betting Operators

Sports betting, and especially online sports betting, has exploded in popularity over the last decade. Huge numbers of people from all walks of life participate in sports betting, and that means there's room for a lot of betting operators. Here we investigate bookmakers and betting exchanges – the good, the bad and the ugly. Find out how they differ and the ins and outs of how they work.


  • Betting exchanges have opened up a new world of opportunities for savvy punters.
  • Find out which online bookmakers to avoid like the plague!
  • All about bookmakers, including how they calculate their odds and how they make a profit.
  • Find out if it's safe and beneficial to open multiple betting accounts.
  • UK bookmakers aren't just popular in the United Kingdom and Ireland. While these bookies do have a bigger footprint in ...

For help in finding reputable bookmakers and betting exchanges, use our bookmakers section.