Luxbet Bookmaker Review

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Luxbet owned by Tabcorp closed on 22 December 2017

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New member welcome bonus: Up to $500 in free bonus bets.

Betting markets: American Football (NFL) Australian Rules (AFL), Baseball (including the MLB), Basketball (including the NBA), Boxing, Cricket, Cycling, Golf, Handball, Ice Hockey (including the NHL), Martial Arts (MMA), Motor Sport, Netball, Rugby League (NRL), Rugby Union, Soccer, Tennis and more.

Luxbet was established in 2008 as a subsidiary of Tabcorp Holdings Limited, offering a huge range of the most popular Australian and international sporting and racing markets, as well as a host of novelty wagers, such as exotics and markets based around the entertainment, financial and political industries.

Headquartered in the Northern Territory and licensed and regulated by the Northern Territory Racing Commission (NTRC), Luxbet directs its taxes back and shares a portion of its profits to the New South Wales and Victorian thoroughbred, harness and greyhound racing codes, and is a comprehensive and reputable corporate bookmaker, having optimised its website for all platforms, including desktop, laptop, mobile and tablet devices.

Luxbet sports and racing betting markets

Below is the full list of Luxbet’s available betting markets for Australian residents. With one of the most comprehensive range of markets we’ve come across, Luxbet provides its customers with both quality and quantity.


  • Greyhound Racing
  • Harness Racing
  • Horse Racing


  • American Football
  • Australian Rules
  • Badminton
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Bowls
  • Boxing
  • Cricket
  • Cycling
  • Darts
  • E-Sports (professional video gaming)
  • Elections
  • Entertainment
  • Featured Events
  • Field Hockey
  • Financial
  • Futsal
  • Golf
  • Handball
  • Ice Hockey
  • Live Betting
  • Martial Arts
  • Motor Sport
  • Netball
  • Novelty
  • Rugby League
  • Rugby Union
  • Snooker
  • Soccer
  • Special Events
  • Sports Exotics
  • Surfing
  • Table Tennis
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Winter Sports

Luxbet places a heavy emphasis on soccer matches from around the world, and offers a live (in-play) betting option via phone.

User interface

Atop its website, Luxbet has convenient tabs which link directly to the most popular betting options, including:

  • Racing Menu
  • Next Race to Jump
  • Horse Racing
  • Harness Racing
  • Greyhound Racing
  • Feature Racing
  • TV Games
  • Live Betting
  • Quick Multi
  • Soccer Matches
  • Basketball
  • Rugby League
  • Australian Rules

Expand the top menu and you will be able to view the entire catalogue of wagering options.

Your balance and any pending bets are displayed at the very top, right hand corner of the desktop interface, as well as quick links to deposit money and check your account details, and a ‘cash out’ tab.

On its home page, it displays the thoroughbred, harness and greyhound races next to jump, the most pressing upcoming sporting events, as well as some featured bets.

Links to important bookmaker and customer details such as info about the bookie, banking Information, Clubxtra (offers owners and trainers a 12 per cent bonus on top of their winnings when they back a horse they own or train), credit betting, general information, ID requirements, live audio, pre-commitment limits, responsible gambling, weekly specials and racing Products can be found at the bottom of the interface.

Like most online sports bookmakers, your bet slip is located to the right of the screen, and the option to include multis and other unique types of wagers is also available within the slip. You will always be asked to confirm your bet before it is officially placed.

Luxbet also offers a unique ‘QuickBet option, which is located just above your bet slip. If turned on, when you click on a desired bet, you will be asked via a pop up what stake you wish to put down, what type of bet you prefer (if it is a racing bet) and if you want to confirm it immediately. You can also choose to place it in your bet slip via the QuickBet option.

Ensure you register with a current email address so you stay up to date with the latest racing and sports promos and bonuses.

Luxbet mobile betting platform

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Luxbet boasts its own mobile and tablet compatible betting website, optimised for all the latest iOS, Android, Windows and other smart devices. Accessible directly via your Web browser, the selection of betting markets remains comprehensive, and punters can conduct all financial transactions from the palm of their hand.

You can also download the official market application for all smart devices by access this link from your mobile phone or tablet. The user interface is neat and well designed (both the browser based and native app interfaces are near identical), and navigation is a breeze.

Globally trusted and secure banking methods

Luxbet provides its customers with a host of secure and trusted interactive banking methods to conduct all deposits and withdrawals (in AUD currency). With detailed descriptions of each transaction method listed on its banking page, these options are the most popular:

  • Visa and MasterCard credit and debit cards
  • Skrill (Moneybookers)
  • PayPal
  • POLi
  • BPAY and direct bank transfers

Aside from wire transfer and BPAY deposits, which can take up to 48 working hours to be processed, all other deposit methods are instantaneous, meaning you will have access to your fund as soon as you deposit.

Withdrawals can also take up to 48 working hours to be processed back into your account. As a new Luxbet member, you will be required to provide proof of identification (via an easy ID verification check) within the first 90 days of opening your account, or else it will be suspended. You will be able to place wagers before having done so, however you will not be able to withdraw before you have been approved.

Contact details (customer support) and other information

If you have any sports and race betting related inquiries, you can get in touch with the Luxbet support staff via any of the below listed methods:

  • Race betting line: 132 LUX (132 589)
  • Sports betting line: 134 BET (134 238)
  • General customer support line: 1300 LUX BET (1300 589 238) Mon to Sat, 8am to 10pm, Sun until 6pm
  • Live chat: available Mon to Sat, 8am to 10pm, and Sun until 6pm
  • Email address: [email protected]
  • Fax line: 02 9697 2741
  • Mail: GPO Box 863, Darwin NT 0801

The ‘Help’ tab in the top, right hand corner of the site takes you to the support page where answers to some frequently asked questions are provided, with a search bar which will find any information related to your query.

Luxbet also offers its customers a range of betting information on racing and sporting events at the bottom of their website, including up to date form guides for races, and specific details about the Spring Carnival, Melbourne Cup, Greyhound Racing, Harness Racing, the NRL and AFL Grand Finals, the Dally M Medal and Brownlow Medal, A League, Champions League, EPL, Cricket and much more. All Australian members must be 18 years or older to legally gamble with