Live Sports Streaming
Punters like nothing more than watching a team they’ve backed or a horse they’ve picked coming home to win. It’s increasingly possible to watch the action unfold on the same site as you place the bet thank to the rise of live sport streaming. We so many event being streamed on the best betting sites we’ve put together a handy guide for you.
How Do I Watch Live Sport Streams on Betting Sites?
The world of sports media is changing rapidly. Sport is increasingly being taken away from behind the paywalls of cable TV companies and their expensive subscriptions and offered to consumers wherever they want it thanks to the rise of live sport streaming.
This exciting new addition to the world of sports broadcasting is still developing at breakneck speed but it’s fair to say that bookmakers are at the forefront of things as we stand.
Live streaming betting sites are very much on the rise. They include some of the very biggest bookies operating in Australia but not all punters know exactly how to take advantage of the opportunities in front of them.
So, allow us to present a step by step guide on how to watch live sport streams on betting sites.
- Step one is choosing a bookie based one of the new customer bonuses available on our site
- Made your choice? Simply follow the instructions to create your new account
- Make sure you have funds in your account
- Find the list of live stream betting options with your bookie
- Select the event you’re interested in and watch the action unfold
It’s worth noting that different betting sites have different requirements for their customers to watch live sport streaming. For example, if you want to watch an NBA live stream with Bet365, you’ll need to have money in your account and have placed a bet in the last 24 hours.
We recommend that you familiarise yourself with the specific requirements of the bookies you bet with.
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Although betting sites all have their own requirements, there is no actual upfront cost involved in live streaming to users which is one of the real joys of this innovation.
That said, some betting sites are better than others in terms of their live stream betting options. That’s why we’ve picked out the best options for you.
Bet365 Live Streaming
As one of the very biggest sports betting companies in the world it is no surprise that Bet365 are right up there with the best betting sites when it comes to live streaming.
Bet365 offer tens of thousands of live streams each and every month. Included in that number are some of the most popular sporting leagues in the world so Bet365’s live streaming is sure to satisfy even the pickiest punter.
As long as you’ve had a bet inside 24 hours of the event and have funds in your Bet365 account you can choose to watch an NBA live stream from America or perhaps a European soccer live stream. The choice is yours.
Under Australian law, we are required to inform you that Live Streaming on bet365 is exempt from Parts 3 and 4 of the Broadcasting Services (Online Content Service Provider Rules) 2018.
BetEasy Live Streaming
CrownBet used to have steaming rights to the AFL which was one of the crown jewels of Australian live sport streaming. They’ve taken a different tactic since merging with William Hill to become BetEasy though.
BetEasy are now working on providing a top class live sport streaming service. As it stands, they are offering streams of every Australian thoroughbred, greyhound and harness race thanks to a partnership with Sky Racing. Keep your eyes peeled to see how BetEasy’s live sport streaming improves in the coming months.
Sportsbet Live Streaming
Sportsbet have always been quick to the market with new innovations for their customers and they were one of the first Australian bookies to introduce live steaming.
There are thousands of events streamed live on the Sportsbet site each month. Events accompanied by a live stream will have a blue ‘Watch Live’ icon on their listing on the Sportsbet site. Once you’ve picked an event to stream you must ensure you are logged in to a funded account. Geographical restrictions also apply.
Which Sports Can I Watch on Live Streaming?
As touched upon above, each bookie has a different live streaming offering for their customers. These differences are one of the reasons that we suggest having account with multiple bookies.
Let’s take a look at the most popular live sport streaming options.
Aussie Rules Football
The AFL’s popularity shows no signs of diminishing. From Round 1 to the Grand Final, sports fans around Australia are engrossed in the action. Unfortunately, now that Crownbet’s deal to stream the AFL has ended you’ll have to pay to stream the AFL.
Whether it’s Union or League, rugby is incredibly popular both for fans to watch and punters to bet on. The big international tests in Union are still covered by strict licensing laws which makes it tough for bookies to stream them. Similarly, the NRL is broadcast live on TV so live streaming through the bookies isn’t yet an option.
There is a huge amount of soccer for punters to get their teeth stuck into every week. From the AFL in Australia to huge tournaments in Europe like the Premier League, La Liga and the biggest of the lot, the Championship League, soccer is incredibly popular with punters. Australian bookies are increasingly adding to their soccer live stream options which is great for punters who want to bet as the action unfolds.
Tennis was one of the first sports to really embrace live sport streaming. Betting sites in Australia have been providing tennis streams including ATP and WTA events for years now. It’s trickier for the biggest events like Wimbledon and the Australian Open but being able to make the most of swings in momentum in big tennis matches is a real plus.
Horse racing and betting go hand in hand. There’s nothing like watching the horse you have backed beat the others home, especially in a race the size of the Melbourne Cup or the Caulfield Cup. Horse racing live streams are popular and plentiful with the bookies which is great news. Horse Racing Live Streaming Info
The NBA is the pinnacle of basketball. It’s popular all over the world including Down Under and those of you who want to watch an NFL live stream or two will be happy to know that big bookies, including Bet365, currently stream the action to customers who are logged into a funded account.
Darts is truly a global sport now. Australian stars have to travel thousands of miles to play in the biggest tournaments including the PDC World Championship, World Match Play and the BDB World Championship. Live streaming betting sites regularly cover the world’s best darts players including Michael van Gerwen and Aussies like Kyle Anderson and Simon Whitlock.
Like darts, snooker is increasingly global with big tournaments in Britain, mainland Europe and Asia. The most prestigious snooker tournaments include the World Snooker Championship, the Masters and Players Championship so keep an eye on the live stream betting options to see what takes your fancy.
Live Streaming on Mobile
The best bookies offer a world class service to their customers who want to play on the move. Mobile betting sites are becoming increasingly packed full of the same features as the main site including live sport streaming.
If you are interested in streaming live sport wherever you can get a signal, the best option is often to download individual bookies’ apps. These apps allow you to bet as you watch on your mobile device.