TAB Review

One of the few fully-integrated integrated gambling and entertainment companies in the world, TAB has a long history and association with Australian racing and sport. Arguably the nation’s most significant betting brand, TAB has a presence in social venues and racetracks throughout Victoria, New South Wales and ACT, runs two popular totes and offers a comprehensive mobile app and website for all Australian punters.

TAB is best known for their racing association and their TAB Racing product is the most impressive part of their betting service. They offer an impressive range of content, along with Sky Racing on every race. TAB customers are able to bet with the NSW TAB or VIC Totes in most races and TAB provides a full range of fixed odds markets.

With TAB Sports, punters will have access to everything they need to bet on their favourite sports. TAB offer hundreds of sports markets on every game. The TAB NRL and AFL betting markets are in depth and comprehensive and they cover overseas sports like NFL, NBA and the English Premier League. The TAB Sports Blog also keeps you updated with form analysis and betting insights across every major market.

The TAB Mobile app is one of the best in the Australian industry. It works smoothly, offers access to all the main TAB features, including shortcut keys, floating video for racing and sports streaming, and the latest in advanced security with Touch ID, which makes it possible to log in and get your bets on quickly. The TAB App is available for Apple and Android devices and it is also possible to access the TAB website via mobile browser.

TAB Multiplier is an enhanced odds feature that makes it possible to increase the return of one bet per day by up to five times. The Multiplier feature can be used in a wide range of racing and sports markets, including Pari-Mutuel racing, fixed odds racing and multi bets. It isn’t yet available for sports singles, Footy TAB, Cash Out, Mystery Bets or System Bets..

The TAB Rewards program enables TAB members to earn points with each bet they make, as well as having access to exclusive TAB privileges. TAB Rewards Loyalty customers can use their TAB card to build up rewards points at any NSW TAB outlet, including licensed venues, agencies and on-course facilities. TAB Rewards customers can also gain points on online transactions, and at terminals in TAB agencies, pubs, clubs and racetracks.

Sky Racing and Sky Sports Radio are racing and sports analysis experts and broadcast over 120,000 races every year. A satellite TV pioneer, Sky now offers its products through cable, online and mobile devices, all of which can be used through the TAB site or app.

Punters can enjoy TAB bonus bets as soon as opening an account and can also earn bonus bets through regular weekly betting promotions and the TAB Rewards program.

TAB Best Features

TAB Tote Pools

When you bet with TAB, you can have access to the NSW TAB and VIC TAB tote betting pools. Every race has its own tote pool which pays out for wins and exotic bets. The totes are owned and run by TAB and provide TAB punters with fantastic odds.

TAB Rewards

Pick up reward points with every bet you make with TAB. TAB Rewards allows you to build up points that can be spent on a variety of products and services, including TAB bonus bets.

TAB Bonus Bets

TAB customers can earn a range of bonus bets. TAB bonus bets can be claimed when you set up a new account and make your first deposit, and also through weekly betting promotions and the TAB Rewards program. Each bonus bets promotion has its own terms and conditions attached, but one of the benefits of TAB bonus bets is that there are no turnover requirements for any winnings you gain while using bonus bets.

TAB App

The TAB App is available for Android and Apple devices as soon as you open an account and download it for your phone or tablet. The App functionality is similar to the TAB website, and the TAB mobile app gives you full access to all the TAB site features.

TAB Touch

The TAB Touch website is a mobile version of the TAB app which can be accessed through any mobile browser. There are a number of useful features available through the TAB Touch App and website which mobile punters will appreciate.

Sky Racing

Another benefit of being a TAB customer is access to Sky Racing videos and radio content. You can watch every TAB race for horse, greyhound and harness racing along with Sky’s editorial programming through the web or TAB app. Sky Racing betting tips and form guide covering every racing and sports betting market are also available for Sky customers.

TAB Racing

When you bet racing with TAB Racing, you will be able to bet with their NSW and VIC tote betting pools, and will also have access to speed maps for every race as well as the detailed l Sky Racing form guide. Quaddie bettors can enjoy Early Quaddies at each race meeting, and every horse race is live on the web, TAB mobile app and TAB Racing Radio.

TAB Sports

TAB Sports features every sport you can think of. As well as featuring all of the most popular sports markets, TAB Sports also has an impressive depth of market coverage, providing hundreds of markets for each sports event. The TAB Sports Blog offers detailed form and stats analysis on all major sports markets and the TAB fixed odds markets for NRL and AFL betting markets are particularly attractive.

TAB Multiplier

TAB Multiplier allows punters to multiply the return for one bet every day. You can choose how and when to activate your Multiplier, and it can be used on every type of racing bet including Fixed Odds, Win and Place, Tote Win and Place and Exotics Racing. It’s also available for multi bets in racing and sports markets. Punters are limited to one Multiplier a day and any unused Multipliers become invalid at midnight AEST.

TAB offer a range of bonus bets and rewards to punters. You claim bonus bets when you register for an account and make your first deposit or via one of their many promotions. Bonus bets are applied to accounts within five minutes of claiming, while Account Top-Up bonuses can take up to three working days to process but in most cases will take less than 24 hours. If you win money with a Bonus Bet, your will receive the profit portion of the bet but not the bonus bet stake. Unlike some bookmakers, TAB does not apply any other wagering conditions, but the TAB bonus bets cannot be used in split bets.

Thanks to TAB Rewards, every bet you met with them counts. Whether you love to bet on sport or racing, TAB Rewards enables you to earn points that can be redeemed for a range of rewards. You can collect points at any NSW TAB by swiping your card when you bet, or whenever you bet with your account through TAB.com.au or through the TAB app. With the TAB Rewards program, you can gain access to a number of exclusive privileges. The points can be redeemed for tickets, racing hospitality, bonus bets and more.

You can bet with TAB on Horse Racing, AFL, NRL, NBA and many more sports using your mobile through the TAB App. With the TAB App, you can bet live, check the latest results, and cash in your profits. The app features 3D touch functionality for iPhone 6 models and above, giving you access to shortcuts; floating video for live streaming, so you can watch sport and bet at the same time, and Touch ID, which makes it easier and faster to bet.

In 2013, TAB launched the new TABtouch. Designed to become the home of racing and sports betting, it provides a wealth of information on TAB racing and sporting events, including live dividends, live racing radio and sky vision, results, scratchings, form and tips. Accessible with any mobile browser, TAB Touch offers features including a left hand product menu making it easy to navigate between markets and sports. The TAB Touch app and mobile site also provide access to a wide range of betting and keno products each day.

Another advantage of the TAB Mobile app is that it enables you to stream every race direct to your mobile via Sky Racing, which is owned by TAB. All you need to do is open a TAB account and start betting and you will be able to stream Sky Racing to your mobile.

TAB Racing provides punters with one of the most comprehensive racing betting products available. Through TAB, you can bet with the NSW TAB or VIC TAB Totes or on fixed odds market. You can also stream a wide range of racing content not available elsewhere.

With TAB Tote Pools, all of the money taken is put into a pool for each bet type on each race. After the appropriate deductions have been made, the pool of money is then shared by those who picked the winners. TAB creates separate pools for each bet type applicable to each race. For example, at a Perth Race meeting, every race will have separate betting pools for Win, Place, Quinella, Trifecta, and others. With SuperTAB and WA TAB novelty bet pools, commission is taken as a flat deduction from the pool, and with non-SuperTAB meetings within WA, TAB Win and Place dividends are calculated by the losing bets method, under which Win and Place commission is deducted only from the pool of losing bets.

With TAB Speed Maps, you can see how the TAB expert analysts predict each race will unfold. The Speed Maps feature is a must-see graph that will give you valuable information on the likely early pace in any horse or dog race.

TAB punters can also enjoy access to Early Quaddie bets. These are similar to standard Quaddie bets, but are available on the earlier races at selected meetings across all codes.

For those who like to check out the top tips before betting, TAB offer betting tips for every horse, greyhound and harness race in Australia. Their site will usually feature one tipster offering tips based on form, while others will provide tips based around TAB SkyForm Ratings, time ratings, distance and class, offering a range of expert advice.

With the new Sky Racing Media Centre, TAB punters will benefit from enhanced racing content. This service provides access to all the familiar Sky programs, along with improvements including Enhanced LIVE racing vision. Through the Sky Racing Media Centre, horse racing fans can enjoy program content such as In The Gig, The Catching Pen, Racing Round the World, John Tapp’s Inside Racing, The Punting Club, and Off The Beaten Track, along with race replays, access to latest news, special programs, and editorials from TAB Sky Racing’s stable of stars. All you need to access this content is A TAB internet account.

Racing Audio and Video replays can all be found on the Sky Racing website by selecting the Sky Racing Media Centre link on the TAB website and app. In addition, the Racing Radio Audio Archive, which includes the previous twelve months of audio content, can be access by clicking on the ‘Older Results’ section of the ‘Results’ pages.

TAB racing punters can enjoy free access to the SkyForm Form Guide, which gives a comprehensive overview for all the meetings being held on a particularly day, categorised by code. The guide includes links to tips, SkyForm Runner Summary Tables, weather details and track condition information. The SkyForm Runner Summary Table also provides a quick overview of the upcoming race and a form summary for each runner. The form guide is a useful tool to help you make betting selections in any TAB racing market.

You can also stay up to date with the latest TAB racing results through the website or app. The TAB results covers every race meeting in Australia, every day, and include details of scratchings, pool totals, deductions, first four placings, dividends, substitutes, and final tote price for the full field in NSW and VIC for the previous 12 months.

TAB Sports gives sports betting punters a good selection of markets to bet on, including the most popular NRL, AFL and soccer events. Not only do they offer the traditional betting markets such as head to head and margin bets, but they also provide an impressive depth of specialist markets for each game, while the TAB Sports blog brings punters vital team information and form guides, giving you all the details you need before making your bet.

In Play Betting is increasingly popular in Australia, and with TAB Sports Betting, you can bet live in play on all your favourite leagues, including NBA, NFL, NRL and AFL. You can bet while the game is in play simply by calling the friendly TAB live betting team or getting them to call you by clicking on the live betting icon on the website or TAB app.

The TAB Streaming enables customers to stream a comprehensive range of sports from around the world through the app or website, and the Live Stats and Score service helps punters to stay up to date with live scores and key stats for ongoing sports games, including tennis, soccer, NBA, NRL and AFL. The TAB live stats service also provides form analysis for every game you are interested in betting on.

Thanks to TAB Multiplier, punters can multiply the returns of one bet per day. The Multiplier can be activated on a range of bets including Fixed Odds Win and Place Racing, Tote Win and Place Racing and Exotics Racing. The Multiplier can also be used with multi bets.

For punters who love betting on the NRL, the TAB NRL coverage is impressive. They offer hundreds of markets for each game in their TAB NRL pages, and the TAB NRL form and section stats gives punters in depth analysis each week for the entire NRL season. TAB also provide a good service for AFL punters, providing an in-depth and comprehensive range of markets and up to date form and stats to help AFL punters make their bets.

With TAB Sports results service, punters will be able to stay informed and up to date. The service displays all of the latest TAB sports results for every betting market, and can be accessed through the website, mobile app or TAB Touch. It’s also useful to know that punters don’t have to log into their TAB account to check out the TAB Sports results.

TAB also makes it easier to place multi bets with the TAB Bet Builder. With the new and improved TAB Bet Builder it is straightforward to create multiple bets and exotics, and to use bonus bets. Each time you select a bet it’s automatically added to the Bet Builder, so that any Fixed Odds selections can easily be combined into a Multi bet.