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188Bet Restricted Countries & Territories: Legal or Illegal?

188Bet have a strict list of countries and territories from which they restrict residents using their service. Test to see if you can join by using the checker tool below.

Along with 188Bet restricted countries and territories we’ve also got a list of currencies they accept as well as licensing and operating info (further down the page).

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  • Afghanistan
  • Albania
  • Algeria
  • American Samoa
  • Andorra
  • Angola
  • Antigua
  • Argentina
  • Armenia
  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Azerbaijan
  • Bahamas
  • Bahrain
  • Bangladesh
  • Barbados
  • Belarus
  • Belgium
  • Bosnia & Herzegovina
  • Brazil
  • Bulgaria
  • Burundi
  • Cambodia
  • Cameroon
  • Canada
  • Cayman Islands
  • Chad
  • Chile
  • China
  • Chinese Taipei
  • Columbia
  • Congo Republic
  • Costa Rica
  • Cote D’Ivoire
  • Croatia
  • Cuba
  • Cyprus
  • Czech Republic
  • Democratic R. of Congo
  • Denmark
  • Ecuador
  • Egypt
  • Eritrea
  • Estonia
  • Fiji
  • Finland
  • France
  • French Guyana
  • Georgia
  • Germany
  • Ghana
  • Gibraltar
  • Greece
  • Grenada
  • Guadeloupe
  • Guam
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  • Guinea-Bissau
  • Haiti
  • Hong Kong
  • Hungary
  • Iceland
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Iran
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  • Ireland
  • Israel
  • Italy
  • Ivory Coast
  • Jamaica
  • Japan
  • Latvia
  • Lebanon
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  • Liechtenstein
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  • Luxembourg
  • Macau
  • Macedonia
  • Malaysia
  • Maldives
  • Malta
  • Martinique
  • Mexico
  • Moldova
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  • Montenegro
  • Myanmar
  • Netherlands
  • New Zealand
  • North Korea
  • Norther Ireland
  • Norway
  • Pakistan
  • Palestinian
  • Panama
  • Peru
  • Philippines
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Puerto Rico
  • Qatar
  • Republic Of Ireland
  • Romania
  • Russia
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Serbia
  • Singapore
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • Somalia
  • South Africa
  • South Korea
  • Spain
  • Sri Lanka
  • Sudan
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Syria
  • Taiwan
  • Thailand
  • Tonga
  • Turkey
  • Turkmenistan
  • UAE
  • Uganda
  • Ukraine
  • United Kingdom
  • United States of America
  • Uruguay
  • US Virgin Islands
  • Uzbekistan
  • Venezuela
  • Vietnam
  • Virgin Islands
  • Yemen
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe
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Which countries are illegal & legal at 188Bet?

When it comes to the legality of using 188Bet’s online services, the bookmaker is very clear that they do not welcome custom from countries where online gambling is prohibited;

Some legal jurisdictions have not addressed the legality of online and offshore online gambling while others have made online and/or offshore gambling illegal. We do not intend that anyone should use the site and/or services where such use is illegal.

To further exemplify the point, the company include a list of countries within their terms and conditions from which they do not accept customers:

  • American Samoa
  • Aruba
  • Australia
  • Belgium
  • Bonaire
  • Croatia
  • Curaçao
  • Cyprus
  • Denmark
  • Faroe Islands
  • France
  • French Guiana
  • French Polynesia
  • French Southern Territories
  • Futuna Islands
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Greenland
  • Guadeloupe
  • Guam
  • Hong Kong
  • Hungary
  • Iran
  • Israel
  • Italy
  • Martinique
  • Mayotte
  • Netherlands
  • New Caledonia
  • North Korea
  • Philippines
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Réunion
  • Romania
  • Saba
  • Saint Martin
  • Saint Pierre and Miquelon
  • Saint-Barthélemy and Wallis
  • Singapore
  • Sint Eustatius
  • Sint Maarten
  • South Africa
  • Spain
  • Switzerland
  • Taiwan
  • Turkey
  • United States of America
  • US Virgin Islands

As legislation changes, the nations included on this list may well also change and as such it is advisable to periodically check the 188Bet terms and conditions to keep up with any of those changes.

Currencies Accepted

CurrencyIn order to cater for customers from the various nations from which it is legal to sign up to and use the 188Bet service, the bookmaker allow for the use of a selection of different currencies. Those which are available are listed below:

  • Chinese Renminbi (RMB)
  • Euros (EUR)
  • Hong Kong Dollars (HKD)
  • Indonesia Rupiah (IDR)
  • Korean Won (KRW)
  • Malaysian Ringgits (MYR)
  • Thai Baht (THB)
  • United Kingdom Pounds (GBP)
  • United States Dollars (USD)
  • Vietnam Dong (VND)

What the above list demonstrates, therefore, is that 188Bet cater for a good selection of currencies and are especially receptive to the use of different Asian currencies. This reflects the fact that the company have an impressive presence in that continent.

188Bet Bonus Restrictions

As well as simply blocking residents of some nations from using their site at all, 188Bet also exclude customers of some nations from taking advantage of their bonuses and offers.

The companies bet £10 get £30 bonus is only available to those based in the UK and Ireland.

There are no bonuses available, for sports, across the rest of Europe however a bonus for Asian regions is available in the form of a 28% deposit bonus (15x wagering requirement) up to a max of

Company Info

Licensing Information

188Bet is a registered trademark and trading name of a company named Annatar Limited. That company is regulated and licensed by the Isle of Man Gambling Supervision Commission and has a registered address of Ground Floor, St George’s Court, Upper Church Street, Douglas, Isle of Man, IM1 1EE. The company is also licensed for UK customers by the UK Gambling Commission.

Ownership Information

Founded back in 2006, 188Bet is ultimately owned by a company called Cube Limited. As well as owning the bookmaker, that company are also involved in the creation of online gaming and gambling software and are also based in the Isle of Man.

Operating Information

The operational headquarters of 188Bet and of Cube Limited is found at Clinch’s House, Lord Street, Douglas, IM1 1JD, Isle of Man. The company is, however, a truly global entity and has a significant presence in Asia, as well as in continental Europe.

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