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How Do I Join an Online Bookie?

If you want to bet on golf then you’ll need to have at least one online betting account and here we take a look at how you actually join a bookmaker and what you need to do. We’ve also got tips and advice for how to choose a great golf betting site too but assuming you know which bookmaker you fancy, keep reading to discover just how easy it is to get going.

You can see the different free bets the various bookies offer or learn more about each betting site elsewhere on GolfBettingOffers so to join, just click on any of the buttons or banners to head straight to whichever brilliant golf betting site you’ve decided on.

Once there you’re just minutes away from claiming great free bets and offers and placing some winning golf bets. Joining an online bookie is really just like setting up an online account with any retailer or site, such as eBay, your favourite clothes site, your household utilities or a bank.

Indeed, online bookies have security that is on par – pun intended – with what you will find at banks and other institutions and you can be sure that your details and money will be safe, especially because we only work with the best, most trusted names in the business.

You’ll just need to enter your details, add a payment method and deposit funds and that’s it! Within just a minute or two you can be betting on the Open (or any other event) and cashing in on your golfing knowledge, it really is that easy.

Joining a Bookie FAQ

How can I deposit money?

All of the sites we feature offer a range of deposit methods, with debit cards the most common and usually the best, although credit cards, e-wallets such as Skrill and PayPal and even cheques and cash are also options with some online bookmakers.

How do I get my winnings?

When you land your first winning golf bet you’re sure to be excited and you’ll be even more excited when you get your winnings paid. It’s really easy too: just log in to your account and withdraw via the “My account” (or similar) tab. Money is usually returned via the same method as the deposit with funds often back in your account within a couple of days.

Is my money safe?

All the sites we work with are regulated by the UK Gambling Commission, have great reputations and can be trusted with your funds and personal details. Most have been around a long time and all are sites we use personally and have never had any issues with.

Do I need a credit card?

Debit card is the best way of funding your account but even if you don’t have a debit or credit card, other options are available. Note that credit cards usually charge interest immediately for gambling transactions but check with your card provider.

Can I have more than one account with a bookie?

You can only have one account at a given online bookmaker and certain other restrictions may apply to accounts at the same address, computer (IP address) or family.

Can I join more than one bookmaker?

Yes, yes and thrice yes! We thoroughly recommend having a few different betting sites in your golf betting armoury so as to maximise the golf offers and free bets you have access to, as well as in order to get the best odds and widest range of golf markets.

Do I need to provide ID?

Most UK customers at most of the big bookies we advise using do not require ID, although under certain circumstances it may be needed, for example if you deposit or withdraw a large sum (due to money laundering regulations) or if your identification cannot be verified vie the electoral register or other publically available means.

How old do I have to be?

Ah, a nice easy question: to gamble in the UK you have to be 18 or above, although if you are from another country you should abide by local laws even if you are placing bets with a UK bookmaker.

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