The best and most reliable sites for sports betting online are those who have been tested and found honest and efficient. The legality of online sports betting can change from place to place and it is generally the responsibility of the online bettor to find out all the laws that pertain to his gambling activities in his state or jurisdiction as to whether they are legal or whether he could land in jail.
Links to various sportsbooks on the internet help you to find out for yourself if the site is trustworthy or not. There are many aspects that help you to make your choice and a wise decision before you start wagering online.
The most popular sportsbetting sites will give feedback concerning reputation and security, ease of usage, customer service, account deposit and withdrawal methods, bonuses offered etc. The sportsbooks reviews will rate them with a five star (highest) to a one star rating(lowest). Reading reviews, articles, guides etc is an excellent idea because in this way you are able to compare the information about the sportsbooks and make an informed decision.
Endorsements and recommendations by satisfied customers or comments by disgruntled ones can also prove the authenticity of sportsbooks. Some of the famous and favorite sportsbooks are Sportsbook.com that is said to have faultless customer service, excellent security and wonderful bonuses, Sportsbetting.com that claims to have updated software and straightforward reputation, Bodog which is a well known sportsbook that gives clients and sports betting wagerers a feeling of security, Diamond Sportsbook.com, BetUS.com, and OddsMaker.com etc.
The ease with which you can take money out of your banking account and deposit it is a way to test a sportsbook by. If it is going to take you months to collect on a win or to get payment, it shows you that you are not betting through a good sportsbook. A reliable and reputed sportsbook will be able to help you make your transfers and deposits etc through an e-check, or e-wallet etc without any delay and also will find ways of respecting your wishes regarding reluctance in using credit cards or disclosure of personal details.