Horseplayers around the world look forward to the first Saturday of May, as handicapping and wagering on the Kentucky Derby is challenging and can be rewarding if you are lucky enough to come up with the winner.
There is a wide variety of bets available on the big race, from conventional bets like win, place and show to a trifecta and superfecta that could produce a life-changing score. Just ask anyone that hit the superfecta that paid $278,503 for a $1 in 2009 or $102,284 in 2010. Last year, with the favorite California Chrome on top, the superfecta still paid a hefty $7,691.
An important part of making sure your wagering bankroll is in the black is to make sure you are betting with a reputable online wagering company. Horseplayers can receive sign-up bonuses, rebates and free handicapping information that can assist you in becoming a winning player.
If you are looking for a little betting action for the Kentucky Derby, here are some of the top-rated racebooks to consider for your horse and sports wagering action . . .
Bovada / Bodog
Bovada (for U.S. players) and Bodog (for Canadian players) offer rebates of up to 5% on all horse racing action and offer a wide variety of racetracks, including betting from the UK, Australia, and Dubai.
There are matchup, prop bets and future wagering on all of the big races, including the Kentucky Derby. You can lock in your price months in advance.
Get a big sign-up bonus and have the ability to wager on sports, play poker, and try your luck in the casino, all at one place.
BetOnline is offering a 25% sign-up bonus up to $1,000, and if you have not placed a bet in their racebook yet they give you a free $25 horse racing bet. Make your first wager, and if it does not win they reimburse you with a free play up to $25.
Horseplayers will receive a 7% daily rebate when playing online or via mobile (telephone wagers will receive a 4% daily rebate). There is no limit to how much a player may earn as well as no minimum volume of wagers that need to be placed.
BetOnline’s sportsbook offers a wide variety of action, as does their poker room and casino.
U.S based and pari-mutuel, BetAmerica offers a $300 sign-up bonus to new players. They offer a large selection of thoroughbred, harness and greyhounds, and offer daily sports fantasy wagering.
With over 200 racetracks to choose from, BetAmerica offers free live video streaming of all the action along with free handicapping information to help you be a winning horseplayer.
There are daily Sports Fantasy contests, and you can wager from home or on the go with their mobile wagering. With easy deposit and withdrawal methods, BetAmerica is a great choice for your horse betting needs.
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