All bookies listed in our comparison tables are of good reputation and financial standing.  All fixed odds bookmakers, betting exchanges and sports spread betting bookies are regulated by the UK Gambling Commission and offer attainable sign up bonuses for new players.

The Top Ten places to bet online in the UK consist of six fixed odds bookmakers, three betting exchanges and two sports spread betting bookies.

Best Online Betting Exchanges

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BetDaq

Up to £1,000 commission cash back Claim Offer Superb all round exchange - recommended. BetDaq Reviews 2% Excellent liquidity on all markets 2000 Visit BetDaq
Smarkets £10 no risk bet for new accounts Claim Offer Some really good innovative features. Smarkets Reviews 2% Can be a little thin on secondary markets 2008 Visit Smarkets

Matchbook

Up to £500 commission cashback Claim Offer Great for US sports. Matchbook Reviews 1.5% Very good for US & Asian sports through 2008 Visit Matchbook
Betfair £10 risk free bet Claim Offer Probably the best bookie in the world. Betfair Reviews 5% Best all round liquidity 1999 Visit Betfair

Biggest Sports Spread Betting Bookies

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Spreadex Reviews

Financials: FixedOdds: Casino: Regulator:FCA Excellent service and credit facilities. 1999 Visit Spreadex
Sporting Index £50 to get you started
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Sporting Index Reviews

Financials: FixedOdds: Casino: Regulator:FCA Dedicated to sports spread betting - very good. 1992 Visit Sporting Index

BetOpin Recommended Bookies

BetDaq Smarkets Matchbook Spreadex Sporting Index Betfair
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