We have examined and evaluated the company history of sports betting providers in more detail and, based on our own experience and with the help of feedback from our readers, we have compiled a ranking of the absolutely reputable betting providers. You play it safe with the providers we have tested!
Even with the best betting sites, there can be problems or ambiguities – in which case, good customer service is essential. We took a look at which betting providers have the best connection to their customers and offer quick and uncomplicated customer service.
When it comes to the extremely important and sensitive issue of money transactions, both absolute security and a high degree of flexibility are required. Various options for secure deposits into a betting account as well as quick and reliable payouts of winnings lead to a high score in this test category.
When designing the websites for sports betting, clarity and well thought-out navigation with a logical arrangement of the individual elements are primarily required. The faster you can find your way around the betting sites, the better the German betting provider scores in this area.
The easier it is for beginners to use the most important functionalities when placing bets, the more points can be won in this area. A good betting platform is as self-explanatory as possible in terms of usability when placing bets and is consistently structured in the specified process.
Since July 2012, a 5% tax on betting turnover has been levied on sports betting in Germany. For every bet made by bettors from Germany, the bookmaker must therefore pay 5% to the German tax authorities – this is the legal situation for German betting providers.
Since most betting companies work with profit margins that do not amount to much more than 5% of the stakes in the long term, the betting tax had to be passed on in some form at least in part to the betting customers.