LeoVegas is one of the biggest Swedish providers of betting services and casino games on the Internet. The company is well known in the industry and in the United Kingdom mostly for its online casino. Although it is a relatively new operator on the Internet (it was founded in 2011), the company quickly built a reputation for itself. Today, LeoVegas is a multi-award winning operator. The company grew so much that it decided to acquire Royal Panda, formerly a competitor in the online casino industry.
After 5 years and right before the UEFA EURO 2016, more precisely on 13 May 2016, LeoVegas added the sports betting section, which is still an area not so much explored by the LeoVegas officials.
Today, LeoVegas is the official shirt sponsor of Brentford in the Championship. The deal was signed in 2017, and we will be seeing the LeoVegas logo on the shirts of Brentford until 2019. LeoVegas has another sponsorship deal with an English football club, Norwich City, which will last until the year of 2020.
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The sports betting section of LeoVegas is not available to all countries in the world. Of course, UK players are more than welcomed. The layout of the betting section of the website was obviously borrowed from the casino. Apart from the sports markets main menu on the sports betting page, there is nothing in the design that will hint your presence on the betting page, and not in the casino.
The sports markets are found on the main menu. The most popular sports are displayed right there, such as football, horseracing, tennis, darts, basketball and snooker. However, by clicking on the button ‘Show All’, you get a full drop down menu with all the sports available for betting. If you click on the ‘Settings’ button, you can change the odds format or behaviour.
The coverage of markets is decent, and there is also Live Betting. You can access it by clicking on the ‘Live Now’ button on the main menu. Click on any game, and you can follow it in real time through simulation commentary as it unfolds. Click on any odd, and it will be added in your bet slip.
The minimum deposit policy of LeoVegas Sport is £10. Depending on the payment method you choose, the minimum you have to deposit in order to wager on sports is £10. As for the payment methods, they range from debit cards to internet banking, e-wallets, prepaid cards, wire transfer etc.
Once you have used a particular payment method, all your withdrawals will be processed using that method if it supports withdrawals. Withdrawals take 5 working days at maximum, not including e-wallet withdrawals. The minimum you can withdraw is £10, and all withdrawals can be easily cancelled if you change your mind. You get three withdrawals without processing fees in a month. After that, you are charged £3 for each withdrawal.
If you need any help from the customer support service team, don’t hesitate to send all of your questions via the provided contact methods. Available is live chat for a quick and efficient communication. There is email, where you can also communicate with the support service in a clear and concise manner, but the waiting times for a response are much bigger than live chat. If you are a telephone man, use the number provided at the website to address all of your questions at the support team.
LeoVegas operates in the UK as LeoVegas Gaming Ltd., which a subsidiary of the parent company in Sweden. The brand is operated with a licence provided by the Malta Gaming Authority in Malta, and by the UK Gambling Commission. It is also licenced in Sweden.
LeoVegas AB is publicly traded company at the Stockholm Stock Exchange, and it is one of the biggest online operators in the northern hemisphere. The first stock market offering of the company took place in 2016. The founders of LeoVegas are Robin Ramm-Ericson, currently the Chairman of the Board & CXO, and Gustaf Hagman, currently the Group CEO. In 2015, the company had big profits where the annual revenue grew 124% compared to that of 2014. This was the turning point for the company into growing into one of the biggest on the internet.
The biggest propeller behind LeoVegas’s online success is their focus on the mobile betting and gaming area of the industry. This is why LeoVegas and LeoVegas Sport customers have the best gaming and betting app available. Its founders started the company with a ‘mobile first’ mentality, which has been paying off for them for quite a while. With the mobile betting app, bettors have the ability to place wagers on their favourite team wherever they are.