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1XBet Review 2021: Bonus, Promotions, Withdrawal

1XBet, originally a Russian casino company, has had a turbulent time of things in recent years. After a period of rapid expansion, accusations of illegal activities saw the betting firm’s reputation take a serious hit. In our honest 1XBet review, we’ll consider these allegations and look at how they have subsequently improved. We’ll also analyse the company’s sports betting product, their customer service, payment methods and the range of bonuses and promotions on offer.


Reputation and Credibility (6/10)

Set up in 2007 as a casino, 1XBet expanded into the world of online sports betting in 2014. It has grown quickly since then, pursuing an aggressive expansion strategy in multiple territories across the globe. Although they possess a gaming license from Curaçao eGaming (license number 1668/JAZ) they are banned in Russia, the country from which the business originated, along with several other territories, including the UK, USA, France, Spain and Switzerland.

Not much is known about the company that owns 1XBet’s operations and, from the way the company is structured, that seems to be a deliberate ploy. PONP Ltd is registered as the parent company in Cyprus (reg. number HE 398734) and it is this business which holds the license, provided by Curaçao.

Scandals

1XBet is alleged to have operated sports betting without a license in Russia, between 2014 and 2019, which is the reason why they are now prohibited from operating in their homeland. However, further accusations of unlawful practises emerged too, including suggestions of embezzlement, which led to several other jurisdictions blocking their business. For the UK Gambling Commission, it was 1XBet’s involvement with PornHub Casino which proved the final straw.

These allegations led to some of 1XBet’s ehigh-profile partners terminating sponsorship deals early, such as those arrangements held with the football clubs Chelsea and Liverpool in England. But not all of their affiliates feel the same way, and 1XBet continues to sponsor the Spanish giants FC Barcelona, as well as having commercial agreements with La Liga, Serie and other interests in Africa.

Despite these recent scandals knocking the company’s reputation somewhat, the bookmaker still boasts over 400,000 users on the site, in dozens of different countries. And their industry peers continue to recognise the quality of the products, too. At the 2020 SBC awards, 1XBet claimed the gong for Esports Operator of the Year and, although they did not win, they were nominated for Online Sports Betting Operator of the Year at the 2021 Global Gaming Awards.

Verdict: Questionable ownership, but no problems for the average punter

Although the 1XBet ownership has a sketchy reputation, they remain fully licensed and operate in a large number of jurisdictions. They continue to be affiliated with some extremely high profile partners and have worked hard to develop a high quality, global sports betting product, which is recognised by their industry peers. Their reputation is slowly recovering.


Welcome Bonus (9/10)

One of the best features of 1XBet is that their site is completely tailored to you and your location. So no matter where you are in the world, you can use your own currency. You can deposit and play using Bhat and Pesos in Thailand and the Philippines. You can use Naira or Shillings in Nigeria or Kenya. And the welcome bonus is no exception to this, varying from country to country, presented in your local currency.

For those in Europe, the welcome bonus at 1XBet is a 100% match bonus on your first deposit, up to a maximum value of €100. That is very much in line with the best offers in the UK and Western Europe, such as the €/£100 welcome bonus offered by Bet365. And it is considerably better than the likes of William Hill (€/£30) or Bwin (€/£20).

The 1XBet welcome package has an extremely low limit too, so even casual players can capitalise. The minimum deposit required in order to qualify is just €1. But the only reason we don’t give them full marks for the welcome bonus, is that the wagering requirements attached are pretty strict.

The bonus amount must be turned over in full a minimum of five times before a withdrawal may be permitted. Further, the turnover is only counted if the bet is a multiple with a minimum of three selections and odds of at least 1.40. And for those depositing using cryptocurrency, you are not allowed a welcome bonus at all.

Verdict: Up there with the best offers in the industry

The sports betting welcome bonus at 1XBet is one of the most generous around, but unless you frequently place accumulator bets, you may not find it so enjoyable. Watch out too if you like to deposit using Bitcoin, as crypto payments disqualify you from claiming your welcome bonus.


Ongoing Promotions and Offers (10/10)

A lot of sports betting companies in Europe tend to fall down in this area, but not 1XBet. In fact, we’d go so far as to say that this is the widest range of ongoing promotions, bonuses and offers for existing players we’ve ever seen at any bookmaker, ever.

Let’s take a look at just some of the existing promotions that can be found at 1Xbet.

Example Promotions

• Lucky Friday: This is a weekly reload bonus, where players can deposit anywhere between €1 and €100 in order to earn a 100% match bonus. As the name suggests, it’s only available on a Friday.

•  X2 Wednesday
: This promotion is only for those players who already took part in Lucky Friday. It gives players the chance to earn an extra €100 if they place 5 qualifying bets on the following Monday and another 5 on Tuesday. If you meet the qualifying requirements, you’ll earn a deposit match bonus on Wednesday!

• 100% Bet Insurance
: You may insure a percentage (including 100%) of any bet for a fee. If you agree to pay the offered insurance amount, the insured percentage of your stake will be refunded in full if your bet loses.

• Losing Streak Bonus
: If you are unlucky enough to endure a run of 20 straight losing bets, within a period of 30 days, 1XBet will pay you a consolation prize of up to €500, depending on the average value of your stakes.

• Daily Esports Bonus
: Every single day, there’s a unique bonus running on esports markets. It is usually a cashback offer, ranging from 10% to 30%, on selected bets, including FIFA, eFootball, Angry Birds and League of Legends.

• No Risk Bets
: On selected sports betting and esports markets, if you place a single bet which loses, you’ll receive a free bet bonus equal to the value of your stake. There’s no deposit required, it’s literally just a risk-free bet.

• Accumulator of the Day
: 1XBet picks out several accumulator bets per day and if you bet on them and they win, you’ll have your winnings boosted by 10%.

• Event Specials
: Whenever a big sporting event is on, you can guarantee that 1XBet will be running a promotion. A good example is the “Tournament Grand Slam” that runs whenever the tennis Grand Slams are happening. Place bets and win raffle tickets, with prizes including a car, smartphones, laptops and games consoles.

• Birthday Bonus
: 1XBet awards all customers a free bet when it’s their birthday!


Verdict: The widest range of sports betting promotions, bar none

There really is a bonus for everyone at 1XBet, with a huge selection of offers to choose from. Many of the ongoing promotions are very creative and cannot be found at other sports betting sites. And yet others, like the birthday bonus, are so simple, any bookmaker could do it - but they don’t.


Deposit Options at 1XBet (9/10)

The range of deposit methods offered to players at 1XBet is very good indeed. Our favourite aspect is undoubtedly the library of cryptocurrency options, which no other sportsbook in the world can match. There are more than 32 different tokens available, a selection of which we’ve included in the table below.

We have read that players can use prepaid cards or vouchers to deposit at 1XBet, such as Neosurf, but that option was not available to us. Perhaps it is only available in certain territories, or it’s possible that the option has been temporarily removed. Either way, we were not able to confirm that prepaid vouchers are an option for depositing.

There are lots of traditional payment methods to be found at 1XBet too, including debit and credit cards and e-wallets like Neteller. In fact, the only thing missing to complete the full set is the option for a bank transfer.


Available Deposit Methods

Payment Option Minimum Deposit Maximum Deposit Processing Time Processing Fee

Debit Card (Visa / Mastercard)

$/€1 N/A Instant None
Sticpay $/€1 N/A Instant None
Skrill $/€1 N/A Instant None
Neteller $/€1 N/A Instant None
ecoPayz $/€1 N/A Instant None
Perfect Money $/€1 N/A Instant None
Jeton $/€1 N/A Instant None
Bitcoin $/€1 N/A Instant None
Litecoin $/€1 N/A Instant None
Ethereum $/€1 N/A Instant None
Dogecoin $/€1 N/A Instant None
Bitcoin Cash $/€1 N/A Instant None
Dash $/€1 N/A Instant None
Ripple $/€1 N/A Instant None
Monero $/€1 N/A Instant None
Bitcoin Gold $/€1 N/A Instant None
Verge $/€1 N/A Instant None
USD Coin $/€1 N/A Instant None
NEM $/€1 N/A Instant None
ZCash $/€1 N/A Instant None
DigiByte $/€1 N/A Instant None


Verdict: Best possible range of payments, for pretty much every currency

1XBet is a truly global bookmaker, supporting over 100 different currencies. There are not many sports betting sites out there with a wider range of deposit options, particularly when it comes to the selection of cryptocurrencies.


User Interface and Experience (8/10)

The 1XBet desktop interface is pretty busy and it can be quite hard to find things, until you become familiar with the layout. Despite being experienced users, we struggled to find certain markets like outright betting on football leagues, even when using the search facility. In fairness, there are just so many sports, fixtures and markets available that finding an easy way to display all of that information must be hard.

Despite the cluttered feel to the website, there are lots of nice, configurable touches. You can turn off the club logo icons that accompany each fixture, which is especially handy if you’re out and about, looking to reduce your data consumption. You may also toggle between a light and a dark mode for the website, to reduce your eye strain at night.

The 1XBet sportsbook is available in more than 60 different languages, making it one of the most international betting sites you could wish to find. As you would therefore expect, you can also set up the site display in several different ways, depending on your own regional preferences. If you prefer the Asian style matrix of fixtures and odds, you can switch that on, instead of the more traditional European view. And in terms of odds display, the site offers decimals, fractions, American, Hong Kong, Malay and Indonesian odds formats.

1XBet On Mobile

1XBet offers users a native app for Android and iOS, which earns them brownie points with us. Particularly because they’ve managed to make the app feel a lot less cluttered than the desktop site.

Although there is a mobile version of the site, which is fully responsive, if you do like to use your phone to place bets, we’d recommend getting the app instead. The mobile site can take time to load, due to the huge number of markets available and the app just feels faster and easier to use.

Everything that is available on the desktop version of the site is replicated on the mobile version and in the apps. None of the wide range of products offered by 1XBet are missing on mobile.

Verdict: Better than average user experience

Although there are some elements of the 1XBet user interface which could be improved, it’s still a much better experience than many other bookmakers are offering. And the native app, while perhaps not as good as a company like Bet365, is also much better than the average sports betting app.


Sports Betting Product (10/10)

The 1XBet sportsbook offering is one of the best out there. It compares extremely well to that of Bet365, who consistently win awards for how good their product is. There are more than 30 different sports categories on which you can bet, including really niche stuff like the weather around the world and kabaddi.

The esports product at 1XBet is also of the highest quality. We’ve never seen a bookmaker that offers quite the range of fixtures and markets as 1XBet does, which probably explains why they won the 2020 SBC award for Esports Operator of the Year. There are more than 60 different titles on which you can bet, including Counter Strike, World of Tanks, Mortal Kombat, FIFA, eFootball (PES) and even Angry Birds!

Huge Sports Betting Product Range

When it comes to more traditional sports betting products, you will be hard pressed to find a bookmaker offering a better product. The site boasts of offering a minimum of 1,000 sporting events every single day. But on a standard Saturday, you’ll find well over 2,000 fixtures on football alone, with more than 125 markets and almost 1,600 possible selections offered for the big games in the Premier League, La Liga and Serie A.

On any given weekend day, don’t be surprised to see as many as 100 fixtures available for sports like basketball and ice hockey, with even more tennis matches. And these events always contain a lot of different markets too. The best quality tennis fixtures tend to have around 25, while cricket matches can feature more than 100 different markets at 1XBet.

In addition to the sheer number of markets, across such a broad range, there’s also plenty of other nice features. 1XBet offers cashout, in line with most online sports betting sites, as well as a nice and comprehensive results and stats service. They also offer a range of pool jackpot bets on football, such as Toto 15, where the player can win massive sums of money by correctly predicting the outcome of multiple fixtures. These jackpots often run to well over €500,000.

There is no Request A Bet service at 1XBet, but the Bet Builder is one of the best in the industry, allowing players to combine selections from as many as 20 different markets.

Verdict: Simply the best product range of any online sportsbook

When you take the time to look at the sheer depth of the product, you can really see why 1XBet continues to be nominated for various industry awards. Their esports offering in particular is unmatched, but the sportsbook is also massive, with competitive odds.


Live Betting At 1XBet (10/10)

Much like the pre-match sports betting product, 1XBet’s in-play offering is also a comprehensive one. If you look at the big football matches, you’ll find well over 100 markets in the top leagues, with as many as 600 different betting opportunities per fixture.

Niche sports like baseball still have around 15 markets per match, with tennis checking in at around 20, in line with the market average. One sport that was a little disappointing was cricket, but the option of 20 markets offered is still better than the majority of online sports betting sites. You can even bet in-play on kabaddi and online poker tournaments!

The customisable “Multi Live” feature is one of the nicest aspects of 1XBet’s in-play product. While many sportsbooks display all of the fixtures in one block, or let you split the events out by sports, 1XBet really lets you configure your live dashboard the way you like. You can pick out only the fixtures that you are interested in, mixing and matching sports however you like. Not only does this make it easier to follow your live bets, but it easily facilitates accumulator betting too.

Verdict: Arguably the best sportsbook for in-play betting

1XBet is not the only bookmaker that excels when it comes to live betting. But the sheer number of markets on offer, the customisable nature of the site and the competitive odds means that it would surely feature in everyone’s top 3 sites for in-play betting.


1XBet Live Streaming (10/10)

As you may expect for a sports betting site that is so good when it comes to live betting, their streaming options are also top class. Although we couldn’t pin down a total number of streams offered annually, checking in on any given weekend day, you’ll find between 250 and 350 matches available to stream.

The vast majority of streams offered are on football, as many as half on a Saturday, for instance, but you’ll find all kinds of streams available of sports as diverse as table tennis, volleyball, ice hockey and cricket. And as a noted esports betting operator, 1XBet also has a wide range of streams available for games like DOTA 2, League of Legends, FIFA and CS:GO.

You don’t even need to place a bet in order to watch any of the 1XBet streams. Simply log into your account and away you go.

Verdict: Few can match 1XBet for streaming

1XBet has arguably the broadest range of live streaming events of any online sportsbook. With fixtures from almost 30 different sports being streamed at any one time, and an especially large selection of football and esports events, we simply have to award the bookmaker full marks in this category.


Withdrawal Options at 1XBet (9/10)

All of the aforementioned deposit options are accessible for withdrawals too, with the exception of one or two of the lesser used crypto tokens. 1XBet doesn’t impose an upper limit on the amount you can withdraw from your account either, making it a favorite of high rolling sports bettors.

Full details of the most commonly utilised withdrawal methods can be seen in the table below.


Available Withdrawal Methods

Payment Option Minimum Withdrawal
Maximum Withdrawalt Processing Time Processing Fee

Debit Card (Visa / Mastercard)

$/€1.50 N/A Up to 7 Days None
Sticpay $/€1.50 N/A 15 minutes None
Skrill $/€1.50 N/A 15 minutes None
Neteller $/€1.50 N/A 15 minutes None
ecoPayz $/€1.50 N/A 15 minutes None
Perfect Money $/€1.50 N/A 15 minutes None
Jeton $/€1.50 N/A 15 minutes None
Bitcoin $/€1.50 N/A 15 minutes None
Litecoin $/€1.50 N/A 15 minutes None
Ethereum $/€1.50 N/A 15 minutes None
Dogecoin $/€1.50 N/A 15 minutes None
Bitcoin Cash $/€1.50 N/A 15 minutes None
Dash $/€1.50 N/A 15 minutes None
Ripple $/€1.50 N/A 15 minutes None
Monero $/€1.50 N/A 15 minutes None
Bitcoin Gold $/€1.50 N/A 15 minutes None
Verge $/€1.50 N/A 15 minutes None
USD Coin $/€1.50 N/A 15 minutes None
NEM $/€1.50 N/A 15 minutes None
ZCash $/€1.50 N/A 15 minutes None
DigiByte $/€1.50 N/A 15 minutes None


Verdict: An unparalleled choice of withdrawal options, especially crypto

No online sportsbook even comes close to 1XBet when it comes to allowing cryptocurrency withdrawals, but they also offer debit cards, credit cards and the most common e-wallets too.


Responsible Gambling (5/10)

If there’s one area where 1XBet really could improve, it’s social responsibility. Given that the product is so brilliant, but their reputation is historically poor, you’d think that looking out for vulnerable players would be a quick and easy way to clean up their image. But instead, they do very little to promote themselves as being socially responsible and the tools that they do have are not easily accessible and information about them is buried deep in the website.

If you wish to set up any limits on your account, such as loss limits or deposit limits, you’re out of luck. You can ask them to limit your maximum stake, but to do this you need to contact customer support on their 24 hour telephone number and even then, it won’t kick in until the next day.

We don’t think many people even know about this service, since it’s hidden away in the terms and conditions, but those that do probably cannot be bothered to go to such lengths. And it’s a similar story with self-exclusion, too.

While it’s obviously a good thing that 1XBet will allow players who are worried about their gambling to self-exclude from the sportsbook, to actually apply for it is something of a pain. You need to send a photograph of your passport, or other primary ID, attached to an email which requests your self-exclusion. This is a feature that should be made extremely easy to apply, if you care even slightly about social responsibility.

Verdict: Very few options, difficult to apply

Perhaps we shouldn’t be too surprised, given the reputation of 1XBet’s ownership, that they don’t seem to care too strongly about problem gamblers. In fairness, the bare minimum of self-exclusion and a maximum stake can be set up, but only by forcing the player to go out of their way. And even then, restrictions are not imposed immediately, giving a player who is struggling the chance to lose money.


Customer Service (6/10)

For a general enquiry, you can reach out to 1XBet customer support by email at info-en@1xbet-team.com, or use the contact form on the website. Concerns relating specifically to security should be addressed to security-en@1xbet-team.com.

If your concern is more pressing, you can try them via Twitter using @1xbet_Support, WhatsApp on +35795764426 or their UK based telephone number, which is available 24/7 on +441273256987. There are one or two more niche services offered too, such as Imo (One-x-bet Support) and Signal (-95764426~1xbet Support).

If you opt to use the live chat widget in the bottom right-hand corner of the site, you will first be prompted to search the site’s FAQ for help. Invariably, you will find this completely useless and you’ll be prompted to speak to an agent, or an “online consultant” as they are dubbed at 1XBet. Every time we tried to deal with one of these support staff, we had to wait at least 6 minutes for a response, which isn’t really good enough. But at least we did eventually have our concerns resolved.

Verdict: Could do better

The customer service at 1XBet could use a little work. Although they do offer a good range of channels by which to contact the support team, the responses that you get tend to be quite disappointing. They are always professional, but usually slow.


1XBet - Final Thoughts (8/10)

It’s fair to say that the 1XBet sportsbook is a truly exceptional product, matched by very few online sportsbook operators. Both in terms of traditional sports betting, as well as esports. But unfortunately, they really let themselves down when it comes to customer support, social responsibility and their reputation.

The latter is already recovering, after some relatively recent scandals, and will continue to heal in time. But we’d really like to see them work on their customer service skills, to turn what is a great product into an even better all-round sports betting site.

That said, there are many reasons to use 1XBet for your sports betting needs. The range of ongoing promotions for existing customers is unrivalled, along with the sheer number of betting opportunities and the competitive odds.

Sign up with 1XBet today and cash in, with a welcome bonus of €100.


1XBet Review - FAQs

Is it safe to bet with 1XBet?
You might have heard about some scandals involving the 1XBet ownership, but they tend to focus around license issues in certain jurisdictions, and other issues away from the sportsbook. In our experience, we have been able to deposit, bet and withdraw with no problems. So for that reason, we feel confident in saying yes, it is perfectly safe to bet with 1Xbet.

Does 1XBet offer cashout?
Yes. 1XBet does allow players to cashout, both fully and partially.

Can I request a bet from 1XBet?
No. At the moment, there is no facility to request a bet from 1XBet. But they offer a huge number of markets, plus there is the Bet Builder feature to work with.

What mobile and tablet devices are compatible with 1XBet?
In addition to an app for both iOS and Android devices, the 1XBet mobile site is compatible with all of the latest smartphone and tablet devices.

Language versions

Albanian, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Bengali, Bulgarian, Chinese, English, French, Georgian, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latvian, Polish, Portugese, Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Taiwanese, Thai, Turkish, Uzbek, Vietnam

Odds formats

EU Odds (1.50), Hong Kong (0.50), Indonesian (-2.00), Malay (0.50), UK Odds (1/2), US Odds (-200)

Deposit methods

Airtel, Astropay, Bitcoin, BPAY, Credit Card, ecoPayz, ePay.bg, FastPay, GameCredits, Jeton Wallet, LiqPay, Monero, MTN, MultiBanco, NETELLER, Olpays, Pay4Fun, PAYEER, PayPal, Perfect Money, Qiwi, Skrill (Moneybookers), WebMoney

Withdrawal methods

Astropay, Credit Card, DigiByte, ecoPayz, GameCredits, Jeton Wallet, Monero, NETELLER, PAYEER, Perfect Money, Qiwi, Sepa, Smart Wallet, SticPay, WebMoney, Yandex, ZCash

Credit cards

MasterCard, VISA

Currencies
Currency Code Min. deposit Min. bet Max. bet Max. win
Euro EUR 1.50 - - -
Russian Ruble RUB 100 - - -
Turkish Lira TRY 9 - - -
US Dollar USD 1.50 - - -
Mobile betting

Yes - https://www.1-x-bet.com/en/mobile/

Live betting

Yes

Live streaming

Yes

Customer support
Language Support email Support tel. Support tel. Live chat
Albanian info-alb@1xbet-team.com No
Armenian info-en@1xbet-team.com No
Azerbaijani info-az@1xbet-team.com No
Bengali info-bn@1xbet-team.com No
Bulgarian info-bg@1xbet-team.com No
Chinese info-cn@1xbet-team.com No
English info-en@1xbet-team.com 0044-127-325-6987 No
French info-fr@1xbet-team.com No
Georgian support-ge@1xbet-team.com No
German info-de@1xbet-team.com No
Greek support-cy@1xbet-team.com No
Hebrew info-he@1xbet-team.com No
Hungarian info-hu@1xbet-team.com No
Indonesian info-id@1xbet-team.com No
Italian info-it@1xbet-team.com No
Japanese info-jp@1xbet-team.com No
Korean info-kr@1xbet-team.com No
Latvian info-lv@1xbet-team.com No
Polish info-pl@1xbet-team.com No
Portugese info-pt@1xbet-team.com No
Romanian info-ro@1xbet-team.com No
Russian info@1xbet-team.com No
Spanish info-es@1xbet-team.com No
Taiwanese info-tj@1xbet-team.com No
Thai info-th@1xbet-team.com No
Turkish destek@1xbet-team.com No
Uzbek info-uz@1xbet-team.com No
Vietnam info-vn@1xbet-team.com No
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