Totesport Review

Totesport Review

The Tote group were originally established in the year 1928 when sports betting was prohibited in the UK. However, the British Parliament made an exception for this company as they promised to return a percentage of their profits back into the horseracing industry – something that they have been doing ever since.

Totesport began their online operations in 2002 under the name of Tote BetXpress with the Totepool brand name being officially unveiled in year 2004. Totesport are recognized first and foremost for their offerings with regard to racing. They have a good reputation in the online sports betting industry and they are attracting tons of customers with each passing day.

On Site Experience

The website at Totepool has a very youthful feel to it. The website offers all the relevant information that a punter is looking for. UK sporting events receive far more coverage than other events with the most popular current events finding a place in the homepage. Soccer is the most well covered sport on the website after racing with the former getting a lot of attention on the homepage.

The Totepool homepage also contains information such as current bonus offers and registration offers besides links to dedicated sections for racing, other sports, live in play betting, casino, lotto, and other games. The options can be found on the top menu that runs across the top of the homepage as well as on the bottom of the page.

Betting Markets

With all the history which is associated with this bookmaker and their standing within the sports betting industry, it is no surprise that horse racing is by far their strongest sport. They also have a different section for totepool betting which offers great prices on several games related to gambling such as placepot, jackpot, quadpot, etc.

The odds on offer for other sports at this bookmaker are quite competitive and one can always come across the best offer for a certain market on this bookmaker especially during special events. Football, Tennis, Cricket, and Golf receive great coverage from the guys at this bookmaker.

Live In Play Betting

Live in play betting or in focus betting has been recently launched by this bookmaker. Although they are clearly not the best in this department when it comes to total coverage, their offerings in this section are as good as the rest of the competition.

Help and Support

The help and support staff at this bookmaker are extremely helpful. With the history that they have, it is no surprise. The staff are very honest and do their utmost to help customers who are faced with an issue at this bookmaker.

Totesport help can be contacted via live chat, email, and telephone. Emails are usually answered to within 24 hours while help and support can be accessed via live chat and telephone between 7am – 11pm CET on all days of the week.

Bonuses and Promos

Totesport offers a sign up bonus of a free bet worth £25. One needs to register on the website and place a bet worth £5 or more in order to qualify for the bonus. The free bet can be used on an each-way or multiple betting or a win provided that the bets are at odds of 2.00 or greater.

Payments and Withdrawals

Banking with Totesport is the easiest among bookmakers at the present time. They accept payments through online bank transfers, all major credit and debit cards besides Laser. Withdrawals are also processed through these avenues.

Mobile App

Totesport’s mobile betting platform is up there among the very best when it comes to features. You can access all the information you need with respect to upcoming races and you can compare the list of horses and odds at real time before you go on to place your bet on this bookmaker’s mobile app which makes it absolutely great for horseracing enthusiasts.


For someone who is heavily involved with betting on UK & Irish horse racing, having an account with this bookmaker is highly recommended. The number of betting options that this bookmaker provide is second to none, and they also offer the best odds in the market when it comes to this sector. It is also a good idea to check with this bookmaker for any market in football as they often come up with the best odds for very popular markets.


(All time)

 Name W/L Profit £
1 Dynamite21 Horse Racing  1045/2365 +2201.25
2 DaveStevos Horse Racing  152/597 +1823.30
3 Bet Monkey Football  480/1146 +700.90
4 Soccer King Football  18/17 +144.40
5 Pricewise Horse Racing  335/2739 +5.71
6 AndyHolding Horse Racing  0/0 +0.00
7 BetSharp Horse Racing  126/1289 -184.35
8 TipOfTheDay All  317/888 -872.48
9 On The Nose Horse Racing  764/2876 -5768.57
The stake for each tip is 10 units

in October

 Name W/L Profit £
1 Dynamite21 Horse Racing  6/13 +8.00
2 AndyHolding Horse Racing  0/0 +0.00
3 Bet Monkey Football  1/7 -46.50
4 BetSharp Horse Racing  0/12 -120.00
5 TipOfTheDay All  0/18 -180.00
6 On The Nose Horse Racing  0/55 -550.00
The stake for each tip is 10 units