Tipico www.tipico.com/en/online-sports-betting/

Tipico Sign Up Bonus Terms

Bonus Code: N/A
Bonus type: New customer deposit
Bonus amount: 100% up to €100
Minimum Deposit: €10
Minimum Odds: 2.00 (evens)
Wagering Requirement: 3x playthrough before any withdrawal can be made
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Who are they?

Tipico is a Malta-based international bookmaker with considerable pulling power in Germany and Austria, where it operates as a franchise system (it also has branches in Croatia, Gibraltar and Colombia). The company is a betting partner of FC Bayern Munich, Hamburger SV and RB Leipzig in the German Bundesliga, RB Salzburg and the Austrian Bundesliga as a whole, this is an operation with considerable marketing influence, indeed, ex-German international Oliver Khan works as a brand ambassador.

New Customers Only. 18+. T&Cs Apply. Wagering Requirements Apply.

Why should I bet with this bookmaker?

Players in Germany, Austria and The Netherlands, as well as a handful of other European countries could be well-advised to get on board with this sportsbook as the betting experience is as safe, comfortable and easy as could be expected from a market-leader in this region. The number of markets available is pretty impressive (yet not spectacular), the website and mobile apps are easy to navigate, and most of the support functions are as you would expect from a book with such a formidable reputation.

Why shouldn’t I bet with this bookmaker?

Like many others, this sportsbook suffers from not really offering anything spectacular beyond the most basic requirements of a bookmaker. Yes the experience is professional, but there is once again very little to differentiate it from its competitors. There are also a few smaller points which cause irritation, such as there being a limited number of promotions (the deposit bonus is only available in a handful of countries too), contact options, and special features (there is no live-streaming service, for example). This sportsbook is also not available in The UK.

Current Sign-up bonus

100% matched deposit bonus up to €100

How to activate the sign-up bonus

  1. Open a new customer account.
  2. Make an initial deposit of between €10 and €100.
  3. Receive a 100% matched bonus in your bonus account. The amount will only be transferred to your regular betting account once the amount has been rolled over three times.

Other noteworthy specials

None

Sports and markets available

Although the number of sports available may vary depending on the time of year, currently there are 18 sports advertised as well as Esports and special markets in entertainment.

Football is certainly the sport with the most markets available, and it is possible to bet on leagues as diverse as the UAE and Singapore, as well as amateur leagues in England, Sweden, Finland and Norway. For big matches in the biggest leagues it’s not uncommon to find well in excess of 100 markets (though no Asian Handicap unfortunately).

The live-betting experience is solid, with a good number of markets available on a large number of events, and an odds display model which reveals movements and consistently updates opportunities from any given moment in a match or event. Odds are always competitive but rarely market-leading, and sadly there is currently no cash-out function available, or live-streaming service through which events can be viewed live.

Special features

This sportsbook was a market leader in its development of its mobile and ipad apps, and there is an app compatible to most alternatives.

A particularly nice innovation on this site is how you can bet on teams from two different matches against each other (known as a ‘Team Dual’ and decided by the number of goals scored).

The results archive, which includes detailed statistics, is again provided by the good people at Betradar, although the regular results and livescore centre, which can be found on the right-hand side of the homepage, is actually provided in house and includes details of all the winning odds.

A nice feature, although useless other than to entice you in further if truth be told, is the table of winners which is also found on the homepage. It’s always nice to know that someone has recently won €50,000+ from a €25 bet, but does not truly add any value.

 Support Functions

The platform itself is available in German, English, Italian, French, Turkish, Croatian and Danish, and the support team are contactable via email or live chat. There is a reasonably-stocked FAQ section too – www.tipico.com/en/help/

 Tipico are also extremely active in both gambling therapy schemes as well as sports integrity organisations, and information about these are easily accessible in the ‘Trust’ section of the website.

Payment Options

For both depositing and withdrawing, the options of bank transfer, Visa and Mastercard payments and the Ewallets of Neteller and Skrill are available, while depositing also has the added options of a Paysafe card or ‘Tipico pay,’ which must be downloaded as a deposit app. The minimum deposit or withdrawal amount is €10 across all options except bank transfer, which is €25.

Furthermore, visiting the comparison table (www.tipico.com/en/payment-methods-overview/) easily identifies the benefits of depositing or withdrawing with each method.

Verdict

4/5 Tipico are the premier betting option in both Germany and Austria, and as such have a formidable reputation as well as an immensely professional and stylised approach. There are some nice touches on the platform, but at the same time it lacks some of the bigger innovations such as live streaming or the ability to cash out on live bets, and as such it is difficult to rank this sportsbook any higher.