Palmerbet Review

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100% Australian bookmaker offering big odds

What you can expect from Palmerbet

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  • Excellent app
  • Nice-looking site with quick and easy bet placement
  • Not as many sports markets as some rivals

Palmerbet’s online betting site was launched in August 2013 when they moved into the online marketplace, but the name Palmer has been associated with wagering in Sydney for more than 30 years with the company a firm part of the Sydney betting rings. Started by Ted Palmer, the company remains in the care of the family which operates at local rails and interstate betting rings.

A firmly established and trusted bookmaker, Palmerbet is licensed by Racing NSW and is a member of the NSW bookmakers’ cooperative. They are one of the few 100 per cent Australian-owned bookmakers around.

Palmerbet are noted for offering best odds across a numerous sporting markets and will continue to do that as they aim to live up to the self-billing of being Australia’s “newest and most exciting online bookmaker” with the intention of “revolutionising the Australian wagering market”.


Palmerbet have been around for more than three decades in the betting rings around Sydney and made the move into online retail in June 2013 with the launch of with the intention to target a younger audience.

The company, which operates from offices at Canterbury Racecourse, was formed by Ted Palmer and continues to be run by family members Grant, Matt and Adrian, who are among Sydney’s biggest on-course bookmakers.

Palmerbet is owned and operated by Palmer Bookmaking Pty Ltd and is licensed and operates under the regulation of Racing NSW. Palmer Bookmaking Pty Ltd is financially guaranteed by the NSW Bookmakers Cooperative meaning you are betting with an established and trusted bookmaker.


Palmerbet offers markets on all leading domestic sports including horse racing, harness racing, AFL, NRL, Super Rugby as well as global sports such as soccer, tennis, cricket and much more.

The big selling point behind the Palmerbet operation is their “commitment to offering better odds and bigger limits”. You will find a significant number of markets across all sports offered and should be able to get on the bet you want without encountering any problems.


The Palmerbet website was clearly well thought out ahead of the launch in August 2013 and it offers a user-friendly experience with markets well advertised and the displays clear and easy to use.

The left-hand menu, with its links to various sporting markets, is separated into Racing and Sports and makes the using the website a very quick process.

Promoted on the home page are the latest odds on the big betting events coming up as well as quick links to the next sporting events getting underway.


The Palmerbet Customer Service team can be reached by email 24/7 or by telephone from Monday-Saturday (8am-6pm). There is also the option to chat live to a member of the Palmerbet team via the live chat feature on the website.

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