Bet HiLo

Date reviewed: Friday 23rd of November 2012

In 2011 Bet HiLo was integrated into Sporting Index and is no longer accepting customers.

Bet HiLo review

Bet HiLo is an online betting site specifically aimed at those who are completely new to spread betting. Operated by spread betting giant Sporting Index, Bet HiLo allows users to develop their skills in this form of betting without the risk of losing large sums of money. All the technical jargon and fancy names for bets have been ripped out of Bet HiLo to give users a no-nonsense spread betting site.

Bet HiLo is regulated by the Financial Service Authority (FSA), who monitors bets on the site to make sure they are fair and responsible. By being completely transparent about the way spreads work and how they run their business, Bet HiLo make users feel welcome and safe using this betting service.

Bet HiLo homepage    Bet HiLo spread bet
Bet HiLo homepage and spread bet tool

Features - 7/10

Bet HiLo has incorporated a number of features into its site to make spread betting much simpler for new users to understand. Rather than buying and selling spreads, users just bet higher or lower. Users can also bet from as little as a penny, to help them find their feet. Your maximum potential win/loss is automatically calculated for you, which is adjustable to suit your needs.

There are heaps of sports markets to bet on at Bet HiLo, as well as some interesting alternatives such as TV Specials, celebrity and even betting on the weather (coldest day of the year etc). You can now get Bet HiLo on your mobile phone, so when your out shopping or on the bus you can access your account through java enabled software on your phone.

Promos/Odds - 7/10

Players joining Bet HiLo can enjoy a £30 free cash offer by simply opening an account and placing 5 bets (each bet must have the potential to win and lose £5 more). This is a decent promotion as many spread betting firms don’t offer anything at all.

The margins on the spreads at Bet HiLo are very similar to those at Sporting Index. Due to the range of markets these margins can seem a little unfavourable at times, but with plenty of bets on offer you can always find something that presents good value.

Transactions - 7/10

A whole host of deposit options are available including, debit/credit card, money transfer and personal cheque. The minimum deposit is £10 to open an account with Bet HiLo. Withdrawals are straightforward, and you will usually receive payment onto your selected card within 2/3 days. Cheques are usually sent within 2 days of request.

All Bet HiLo’s financial dealings are monitored by the Financial Service Authority (FSA) to protect customers and make sure they get a fair deal. Details can be found on the homepage.  

Customer Service - 8/10

A company that realises the importance of top rate customer support, Bet HiLo have a range of options to solve your enquiries. An ‘in-house’ customer service team are on hand between 9am – 8pm everyday of the week to answer queries either through their free phone service or by email. Our calls were answered quickly with little waiting, even at busy times. The 1 hour email response policy between 9am-8pm at Bet HiLo was justified when we made a number of enquiries, usually getting a solution in 30 minutes. A good all round service that you would expect from a well established gaming company.

Tel Support (UK): 08000 96 96 07 (Free phone)
Tel Support (INT): +1800 55 66 76


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