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Betting on Sports in India 2022

India is a country famous for its passion for gambling. And so international betting operators are attempting to inundate this market with quality projects. National legislation permits betting on both local and international betting sites and apps in general. There are still restrictions in some states of the country, however. In order not to complicate matters, local governments have allowed 3 types of bookmakers:

  1. Land-based;
  2. Online;
  3. Online with an international license.

Cricket, football and kabaddi are by far the most popular sports in India. This means that bookmakers offer the widest spreads and best odds on these events.

Both international and land-based bookmakers accept bets in the local currency. Just sign up and confirm your account; once you’ve registered and logged into your personal account, you’ll have access to make deposits and pick bets. We’ll tell you more about that next.

How to Get Started in Sports Betting

In order not to get wasted, let us schematically outline how to start betting on sports.

  • Open an account on a site or betting app.
  • Go through the verification of identity. The procedure differs from bookmaker to bookmaker, but they give detailed instructions on their resources.
  • Make a deposit.
  • Select the event and outcome on which you’d wish to bet.
  • Check the limits: bookmakers set the minimum and maximum bet for each outcome.
  • Bet as much as you want, within the limits.
  • Wait for the result.

If you win, you can withdraw money or continue betting. Often, bookmakers withdraw only to the account from which you deposited money. For example, if you deposited from a bank card, you will receive the payment back on your card.

Further in the article we will tell in detail how to sign up and get bonuses.

How to choose a sports bookie

If you choose a bookmaker on your own, pay attention to the completeness of the sports represented, the competitiveness of the odds and the generosity of bonuses, as well as the availability of popular payment methods and a mobile app. Visit two or three sites and compare them to each other and then make your choice.

You can find a list of the best bookmakers and betting apps on our website.

How to sign up

The account registration process in most bookmakers has a standard look. The new user enters the requested personal and contact information: full name, phone number or e-mail address.

Some bookmakers provide the possibility of registration through an account in one of the popular social networks. Then you have to confirm your e-mail by clicking on the link in the e-mail, or enter the code from the SMS to activate your account.

Also, at the registration stage, the new user chooses the account currency (if more than one is available) and specifies the country of residence.

Most bookmakers on the Indian market have appsbetting.in mobile apps for sports betting – registration is even easier with them.

How to get a bonus

As a rule, most of the bonuses are given as a reward for registering with a particular bookmaker. Usually, it is a deposit bonus of 100 to 200 percent. There are also seasonal and weekly promotions in the form of free bets, parlays of the day and so on.

To get the bonus, all you need to do is sign up, verify your account and make a deposit of the required amount.

Payment methods

Bookmakers focused on India accept payments through the following payment systems:

  1. Paytm (the most popular method);
  2. UPI – bank transfers for all local banks;
  3. VISA, MASTERCARD;

And, of course, cryptocurrency.

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