One of Australia's fastest growing bookmakers, Betstar offer customers a personalised service on a wide range of Domestic and International Sports markets.
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One of Australia’s fastest growing bookmakers, Betstar offer customers a personalised service on a wide range of Domestic and International Sports markets – as well as a more than generous sign-up offer for new customers.

Founded by Michael and Alan Eskander in 2007, this father-son partnership was named as a Business Review Weekly Fast 100 company – ranked in accordance to their average annual turnover growth across three years – in October 2009.

The online bookmaker’s good reputation is based on the work of Michael Eskander, who has fielded the rails of Australian racecourses since 1984. Not to be outdone, his son Alan received his bookmaker’s licence in 1995 and gained his Metropolitan rails licence three years later.

Betstar’s personalised service allows the company to boast of being one of only a select few firms that will accept decent bets at value odds. Licenced by the Northern Territory Racing Commission, Betstar employ over 40 staff – based in their Melbourne and Darwin offices – and their turnover is in excess of $275 million a year.

Known for their authoritiveness on Sports and Horse Racing odds, Betstar are used as a source by many of Melbourne’s newpapers

Betstar Melbourne Cup Offer

Betstar are still working very hard to introduce themselves to Australian punters. Once you’ve signed up you can utilise Betstar’s Pick Your Own Odds feature which allows you to increase the Melbourne Cup odds on the horse you fancy by choosing what distance you think they’ll win by.


With Michael and Alan Eskander’s bookmaker roots in the sport, Betstar’s mainstay is Horse Racing – as, in addition to their renowned Racing offers, the company offer attractive odds on a whole host of Thoroughbred Racing, Harness Racing and also Greyhound Racing.

As well as Racing, Betstar also provide up-to-date coverage for a huge range of Domestic and International Sports markets. These include: AFL, American Football, Baseball, Basketball, Boxing, Cricket, Darts, Golf, Ice Hockey, Motor Sports, NRL, Rugby Union, Snooker, Soccer, Tennis and UFC.

They also have markets in place for selected Entertainment events as well.


Betstar have dedicated helplines for both Racing (1300 BET RACE) and Sports (1300 BET SPORT) sections of their website, in addition to their main customer helpline (1300 BETSTAR).

Betstar customers can also make use of their Live Support chat service, to get immediate online assistance, and customer support is also provided via email and post.

The company also has a list of FAQs on their website, to deal with more general enquiries.

Established: 2006
Country: Australia
Regulatory Authority: Northern Territory Racing Commission