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  • Competitive fixed odds
  • Engaging, user-friendly site
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PuntGenie Review

PuntGenie states that their ‘odds are magic!’ and the site’s primary focus, which is based on the mystical theme of a Genie in a bottle, is horse racing. There is a lot of domestic and international racing coverage. Along with the fixed odds horse racing markets, there are sports betting options on everything from AFL to NRL and soccer, which can all be enjoyed via a good app.

Pros & Cons

  • Extensive betting coverage
  • Competitive odds
  • Mobile betting app available
  • Limited sports market variety
  • Tote racing not available
  • No live-streaming
  • Betting Variety
  • Mobile Experience
  • Payment Options
  • Betting Experience
  • Customer Support
  • Overall Experience
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How to place a bet (guide)

PuntGenie has a good, user-friendly platform for betting on any device. Here is a guide on how to place a wager with them.

Register or Login
A quick sign-up process is available at PuntGenie, which can be done on a computer or mobile device. Supply all the required personal details like date of birth and address to conform to Know Your Customer regulations. A deposit limit can be set during registration.

Deposit
Head into your account management and look for the Deposit link. Eligible options will be listed there, including debit and credit. Select your options, and enter your deposit amount to process.

Find Your Sport
The PuntGenie sportsbook is easy to use. Horse racing dominates the home page, which can be filtered by domestic, international or both. The left-hand menu lists other sports options like NRL and Tennis.

Make Your Selections
Search for the match or race you want to place a bet on. You can scroll down to see the available markets on a particular event page. Make your selections by clicking on the odds to add the picks to your bet slip.

Checking the Bet Slip
The final step is to pause and double-check the details of your bet slip. Have you made the correct selections? Are any multi-bets appropriately configured, and is your stake correct? If everything looks great, place the bet.

App Section

There are PuntGenie apps available for both iOS and Android. Links to the relevant app for your platform can be found in the footer area of their main website page. There is a seamless switch between using the main site and their app.

The app interface is responsive and scrolls quickly through the listing of racing fixtures on a page. There are handy quick links at the top of the screen to jump to racing preferences for a given day of action. Featured horse racing is prominently displayed.

Sports betting options are called up through a menu. Good navigation makes it easy to switch between the different sports. The app’s simplicity is a significant asset, as it’s no-frills wagering. Account management can be done on the PuntGenie app, like making deposits and withdrawals.

PuntGenie FAQs

PuntGenie Racing

The racing section is the focal point of the PuntGenie platform. The home page displays a list of the racing action first. There is full coverage of domestic activity and racecards from further afield, such as the UK, Japan, South Africa and more.

The racecards are very simple, with no quick links to exotics. The racing is all fixed odds with no Tote options available. Some basic racing form exists within the racecards but lacks any racing insights.

PuntGenie Sports

10+ sports can be discovered on the PuntGenie platform. Again, the simplicity of the PuntGenie platform shines through. Users can look at the complete listing of all sports or use the convenient menu to select specifics like cricket, darts, Australian Rules or basketball. The market variety isn’t massive, but staples like Outrights and Totals are covered well.

Live Betting and Streaming

There are no live-streaming services available at PuntGenie. They also don’t provide live betting markets but have listings of upcoming events.

Using the platform

Punters should find the PuntGenie platform very easy to use. Everything is cohesive regarding the theme, and it’s all designed to be as straightforward as possible. The navigation is self-explanatory, with quick link options for switching between racing and sports on the homepage.

The wealth of horse racing markets are easy to get around, and the layout couldn’t be any easier to read for both racecards and sports matches. Odds are displayed boldly, so you only need a glance to size up.

The bet slip has a feature for quick stakes, with various denominations of AUD stake amounts displayed under a bet selection. Multi’s can also easily be configured in the bet slip.

PuntGenie Bonus

As set by regulations, no welcome bonus is available for Australian players at PuntGenie.

PuntGenie Promotions

From time to time, Puntgenie may provide promotions to their customers. But this isn’t a particularly strong area of the platform. When you log in and visit your account, you will see if any promotions are available.

PuntGenie Features

There are no live-streaming options to dip into, and an absence of cash-out and live betting opportunities are also notable. But these may not be deal breakers for punters who lean towards the more streamlined, no-frills online betting experience.

Credibility

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Australian Communications and Media Authority
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Racing NSW
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Racing Queensland
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Racing Victoria
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Thoroughbred Park
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ABN 90 936 613 803

PuntGenie is an Australian-owned and operated online betting site based in Victoria. They are from Flemington Sportsbet, owned by Jason Mark Sylvester and have held an Australian Business Number since 2011.

Payment Methods

Deposit Methods

  • VISA cardInstant
  • Master cardInstant
  • Bank Transfer / EFT48-72 hours

The deposit options are relatively limited at PuntGenie, with Visa and Mastercard only available for AUD deposits and banking through EFT.

Customers can conveniently set deposit limits on their accounts to help control their budgets. PuntGenie doesn't charge for credit or debit card deposits.

Withdrawal Methods

  • EFT / Bank Transfer1-3 days
  • Visa Card1-3 days
  • Master Card1-3 days
  • Credit / Debit card1-3 days

PuntGenie has no withdrawal fees. Accounts must be verified through picture ID and address documentation before an initial account withdrawal.

Expect funds to reach your bank anywhere between 1-3 business days. Funds need to be withdrawn to the initial funding source.

Customer Support

PuntGenie @ A Glance

  • Founded on

    01-Jan-2011
  • Headquarters

    VIC
  • Owners

    Jason Sylvester
  • Odds Provider

    PuntGenie
  • Game Types

    Sportsbook, Racing
  • Betting functions

    Multi Betting, Race & Sports Betting, Racing, Sports

News & Resources

Set a deposit limit. For free and confidential support call 1800 858 858 or visit gamblinghelponline.org.au .
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