Online Betting Guide

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today's betting tips and top betting strategy

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The Most Knowledgeable Sports Betting Community

OLBG users have been sharing their experiences of online betting since 2002 to help you to make informed choices about which bets to place and where to place them.

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The OLBG Story - About Us!

Established in 2002, Online Betting Guide began as a guide to the best betting sites and latest offers with information to help sports bettors place bets online.

Irish Sports Bettors Welcome

OLBG was established in 2002 in the UK where it established itself as a comprehensive guide to the best uk bookmakers whilst growing its community. The site is popular throughout the world, particularly in Ireland, USA, Canada & Australia

Irish sports bettors have always been welcome at OLBG and make up a good part of our amazing community. All prize money available on is also available to Irish citizens and can be withdrawn via Paypal or Skrill. We do list the prize money in £ sterling but naturally it can be converted to Euros via the withdrawal method of your choice. 

Irish sports are covered with specific tipster competitions for GAA and Irish Racing. Irish Horse Racing tips of course count towards the overall Horse Racing and Horse Racing NAP tipster competitions. Each year OLBG runs a popular Cheltenham tipster competition and millions visit the site to find the best Cheltenham tips. 

Irish Football is available to tip on with tips taken on the League of Ireland Premier Division. Tips contribute to various overall football tipster competitions. 

Please join us and help to grow the fantastic betting tips available for the Irish Sports and Leagues which we cover. 

OLBG has grown to cover more than 20 sports, hundreds of leagues and thousands of events. OLBG runs the largest and most advanced tipping competition in the World. Significantly OLBG has grown and retained the best tipsters of any sports betting community. 

500,000 online sports bettors
76,953 tipsters competition prizes
€1.10m of prizes shared

Over online sports bettors have joined OLBG. tipster competition prizes have been won, with of prizes shared. Many members have made great friends, whether that friendship has remained online or through meeting up at the many offline events OLBG has arranged.

The OLBG Mobile Apps

As the use of mobile phones grew, OLBG invested in building fantastic app products to showcase the great tips provided by our tipsters.  iOS users please simply search for OLBG in the Irish App store, Android users please install on your mobile via this link or if on desktop get the link sent to you via email

The OLBG app hit an amazing 1 million installs this year and it still carries average star ratings of more than 4.5 out of 5 across the stores.

As social media has taken off, OLBG has found a place on Twitter where we also show off the incredible tips from the tipsters we have in our community.

Irish Bookies

"Let's Beat The Bookies" became a strapline which resonated with both those who seek out our great tips content and those who provide it. Sports bettors do need good Irish betting sites, betting exchanges and spread betting sites to bet with so with our users help we have also built some great content to help people to choose the online betting sites which are best for them. 

For Irish users we list the popular bookmakers available to bet online with in Ireland. We take into account their coverage of Irish sports in our reviews. On the Irish Free Bets page the offers are listed in Euro and many of these are specific for Irish customers. 

Our regular sports bettors share their knowledge and real life experiences of online betting sites by adding real user reviews and discussing them on the forum. There are now over many licensed bookmakers in Ireland.

The popular Paddy Power and Boylesports are finding plenty of competition as UK and European bookies have tried to gain a share of the Irish online sports betting market. 

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Betting strategy is also a huge topic of discussion on the site with some members writing some fantastic articles and sharing them through the OLBG blogs section. We try to keep member content at the heart of all we do. As you explore the site you will see that whether it is in the strategy guides, the bookmaker reviews or the betting school lessons, our members knowledge and experiences are shared to help you to improve your knowledge and enjoyment of online betting. 

More recently we have begun to expand our Irish casino sites section where we list popular Irish online casinos. There are plenty of Irish casino offers and free spins available. 

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