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Which Betting Sites Have Live Streaming?

Last Updated: April 20, 2020

Coral Live StreamingLive streaming is now offered in one form or another by the majority of bookmakers.

This page will show you which betting sites have live streaming, what events are covered and what requirements there may be for punters to be allowed to view events.

All bookmakers have slightly different bet and watch requirements, with some only required a funded account to view, these are listed at the foot of the page but we’ll kick things off with the best bookies in this category.

Online Bookmakers With Live Streaming: Our Favourites

#1
Unibet
5 | 5
Unibet
  • Widest range of sports shown.
  • Horse racing & greyhound racing.
  • Football streams from all over the world.
  • Tennis (mens & womens).
  • 17+ sports shown in total.
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#2
William Hill
4 | 5
William Hill
  • 15+ different sports are shown.
  • Horse racing & greyhound racing.
  • Big focus on football streams.
  • Tennis, Snooker and Darts included.
  • One of UK’s most trusted bookies.
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#3
Betfair
4 | 5
Betfair
  • Great for streaming & in-play betting.
  • Horse racing & greyhound racing.
  • Lots of football streams daily.
  • Tennis streaming from major tours.
  • Back & lay bets while you watch.
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Bet & watch, geo restrictions apply.

Best Live Streaming Betting Sites: Top 10

The following is a list of the best betting sites for live streaming & why:

  1. Unibet – widest range of sports offered
  2. William Hill – second most sports
  3. Betfair – watch & trade events live
  4. Coral – good range & great bonus
  5. Ladbrokes – trusted UK bookmaker
  6. Paddy Power – loads of added value
  7. 888Sport – new bookie with good bonus
  8. Betvictor – horse racing only
  9. Betfred – horse racing only
  10. Boylesports – horse racing only

Live Streaming Requirements

In order to watch the live streams provided by the above bookmakers, customers must fulfil certain requirements. These differ from bookmaker to bookmaker and are explained by the following table:

Bookmaker Watch Requirements
Unibet Must place £1 bet on horse race to watch live. Any customer with a funded account or who has placed any bet in the past 24 hours can watch any of the other sports streams.
William Hill Horse racing streams can be watched by any customer who has placed a bet worth at least £1 on the race in question. Other sports, customers must have a funded account or have placed any bet within the past 24 hours.
Betfair Horse racing and greyhounds, customer must have placed a sportsbook bet worth at least 50p or an exchange bet worth at least £5 on the race to watch. Other sports streams available to anyone with a funded account.
Coral Horse or greyhound races must have bet at least £1 on the given race. Other streams, are available to anyone with a funded account.
Ladbrokes Must place £1 bet on race to watch for horse racing. Other sports available to customers with funded accounts or who have placed a bet within the last 24 hours.
Paddy Power Horse racing min bet of £1 to watch race. Other sports can be watched by any customer who is logged into their account.
888Sport £1 bet on any race to watch live (or 50p each way).
Betvictor Must place a bet worth at least £1 on any race they wish to stream live.
Betfred 0.50p each way or £1 wager per race to watch event live.
Boylesports £1 min bet on race to watch live (per race).

*Geo Restrictions Apply – How They Work

Geo RestrictionsAlongside the requirements imposed by the bookmakers themselves, there are also other rules which dictate which events may be streamed live online for punters. Generally speaking these are rules regarding broadcasting rights and will differ from country to country.

Whichever country you are in, however, the highest level sport within the nation itself will almost always be broadcast by one TV network or another. When that is the case, the networks in question will likely have near-exclusive rights over the broadcasting of that sport and as such live streams from bookmakers will not be available. It is for this reason that you will never find bookmaker streams of Premier League, FA Cup or other top level domestic football available in the UK.

All of the above should have given you a good overview of the live streaming situation when it comes to online bookmakers. In order to ensure that you are fully informed, however, we have also included some frequently asked questions and their brief answers below.

Live Streaming FAQs

Questions answered.

Isn’t Streaming Online Illegal?

The short answer to this is no, and if a reputable bookmaker is offering a live stream you can be sure that it is entirely legal. Where live streaming can fall foul of the law is when an online stream of an event is offered in a country where the broadcasting rights for the event forbid it. You would never find such streams, however, being offered by trustworthy and well-known bookmakers.

What Kind of Connection Does Live Streaming Require?

The exact technical requirements for viewing a live stream differ from one provider to another and will always be found within the bookmaker’s help section or FAQs. In general, however, most stipulate that you will need a broadband connection of 512 kbp/s or higher.

What System Requirements are There?

As well as the aforementioned broadband connection, live streams also tend to have some other system requirements which can also be found within the bookmaker’s own help sections. These typically will include the need to be using a comparatively modern operating system and one of the newest versions of your favoured internet browser.