Live betting is the process of placing a bet during an event. Once the event starts, the bookmaker will change the odds of the outcome of the event depending on the state of play of the match or event. Live betting is becoming more and more popular and accounting for a larger portion of the market. Live betting is generally available for all of the various bet types eg. margin betting.
Live betting is often referred to as Betting in play or in play betting.
A live bet is any bet placed during an event.
The Australian federal government regulates live betting online in Australia. Online bookmakers registered in Australia are not allowed to offer live betting online to their Australian clients. The clients can still bet live but they must do so over the telephone.
Bet 365 offers its Australian customers the opportunity to bet live online. They are not regulated by the Australian government restrictions.
All of the leading bookmakers offer live betting. However, Australian bookmakers can only offer live betting to their customers over the telephone and not online. For more information, see our bookmakers page.