Online greyhound betting is one of the most popular forms of online betting in the UK alongside football and horse racing. There are a number of bookmakers that offer online greyhound betting markets and some also allow you to watch the greyhound race live when participating in online greyhound betting via their website.
Most online bookmakers have greyhound racing markets but some are betting than others. It’s normally easy to get a bet on the Live Sky greyhound meetings but if you fancy a flutter on a Tuesday night at Shawfield, not all online greyhound betting bookmakers are willing to accommodate you! The bookies are often scared of taking bets at smaller greyhound racing tracks for fear of local knowledge so don’t advertise these markets on their websites.
The following online bookmakers provide excellent coverage for online greyhound betting and also offer new clients a free greyhound racing bet.
There is huge interest in both the English and Irish Greyhound Derby’s. Sponsors of the English Greyhound Derby Blue Square, as well as Irish Greyhound Derby sponsor Paddy Power, offer a number of different online greyhound betting markets relating to these two events. The Irish Greyhound Derby takes place at Shelbourne Park during August and September and the English Greyhound Derby is held at Wimbledon Greyhound Stadium during April and May.
There are a number of good quality greyhound racing meetings shown on Sky Sports throughout the year and these meetings provide a great opportunity for punters looking to get involved in online greyhound betting. You can choose your greyhounds and which online bookmaker you wish to place your bets with and even use a free bet to get the ball rolling. Then just sit back in the comfort of your own home and enjoy the action.
Online greyhound betting is a great alternative for those people wanting a quiet night at home rather than paying a visit to the dog track.