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VicBet Review


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VicBet Betting Site Review

VicBet is a four generation family of on course bookmakers first started back in 1941. One of the most renowned names, the brand is now available online following the launch of

Unsurprisingly given the history off bookmaking at tracks in Melbourne and Victoria, VicBet specialises in horse racing betting on thoroughbreds, harness and greyhounds.

You won't find any sports betting at VicBet but do get a comprehensive service of betting markets and promotions that racing punters love.

The VicBet promo code BETS is available to use when joining and gives access to the latest promotions and offers exclusive to members.


VicBet Verdict

What punters are choosing to bet with and what they love about betting online with the racing specialist bookmaker:


  • Racing Specialist
  • BETS Promo Code
  • High Value Odds
  • Excellent Promotions
  • Top Betting App


  • No Sports Betting
  • No Live Streaming

VicBet Sign Up Codes

The latest VicBet referral code is BETS. You will be asked for a promo code when signing up and can insert the exclusive referral code. 

You will not get a new customer offer when you sign up with VicBet. This is due to the fact that the Australian government has outlawed betting sites offering incentives for signing up.

Despite this, you will still be able to use their member-only promotions and offers which are only available to you once you have signed up. 

VicBet Horse Racing & Sport Betting

Traditionally, you could only bet with VicBet on the rails at Melbourne and Victorian racing meetings. Now, placing a bet with VicBet can be done online from anywhere in Australia.

Different racing is split fairly obviously for bettors, with punters able navigate through the highlights section, or the 'Today's Racing', 'Tomorrow's Racing' and more. 


Coverage spans all domestic meetings in Australia and New Zealand as well as racing from the UK, Ireland, Canada, Japan, United States and many more countries.

You can access horse racing, harness racing or greyhound racing markets by the small logos or use the quick access menu which has links to the upcoming features races for the week or weekend ahead.

The feature races tab, meanwhile, lists all of the futures markets for major races up to a year away.

To place a bet, simply select the type of racing and event. From here, click on the odds to add them to your bet slip. Next, move over to your bet slip and add the amount you want to stake before confirming your bet.


You can find the promotions section on the left-hand menu on the site. Clicking on this tab will show you the available promotions, although you need to be signed in to access them.

The promos you can expect to see are the VBoost feature as well as Best of the Best (BOB) on every Australian Mainland race, Top Fluctuation for the Win, Place and Each Way, Best Tote, Fixed Odds every race, Head to Head Betting, Odds v Evens, Exotics and Fav v Field Betting.

VicBet have also now added Same Race Multis to their features, allowing you to get added value by combining your racing bets. 

VicBet Mobile Betting

VicBet now have a dedicated betting app which can be downloaded for iOs and Android devices from the respective stores.

Neatly designed, it is incredibly easy to use and makes betting on the day's racing extremely quick and easy with an uncluttered design that punters love.

You can access all the latest markets, futures and promotions across horse racing, harness racing and greyhounds.


VicBet Payment Details

The available payment methods that you can use with VicBet include:

  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card
  • POLi
  • Cheque
  • Direct Deposit
  • Osko

VicBet History

VicBet has been around since 1941 and is now operated by Rod Cleary and son Tim Cleary. The pair are part of the fixtures and fittings at Melbourne metropolitan race meetings and have made the move into the online wagering space for the first time.

VicBet Customer Service

You can contact VicBet using any of the following options:

  • Telephone - 1300 126 126 FREECALL
  • Email -
  • Live Chat - via the website

VicBet FAQs

Who owns

VicBet has been around since 1941 and is now operated by Rod Cleary and son Tim Cleary. VicBet is a four generation bookmaker that is a regular on the rails at Melbourne metropolitan race meetings.

What is the VicBet promo code?

Yes. The VicBet promo code is BETS and is inserted during the registration process.

Is there a welcome bonus?

No. Like all Australian bookies, VicBet are unable to offer incentives to new customers to join.

Does VicBet offer sports betting?

No. VicBet is exclusively a racing bookmaker having first started as on course bookies in 1941.

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