Betfair LogoBetfair introduced the phenomenon of betting exchanges, allowing punters to bet against each other. Founded in 2000, Betfair has quickly became the biggest online betting exchange site in the world with over 4 million customers and the largest range of betting markets.

Betfair can be said to have one of the best Tote services online. They have a partnership with the licensed Tote operators in various countries, with an existing Betfair account punters can place Tote bets on racing in Great Britain, Ireland and Australia. Betfair offers 6 tote betting pool these include Scoop6, Placepot, Jackpot, Quadpot, Exacta and Trifecta. Betfair are one of a few sites to reward tote betting. For every £1 that a punter places on any Tote products, that punter will earn 1 Betfair Point, the more points earned the lower the commission rate.

Paddy Power

Paddy Power LogoIreland’s largest bookie Paddy Power was founded in 1988 by the merger of three existing Irish bookmakers. The aim was to create one easily identifiable brand specifically targeted at UK and Irish customers. Paddy Power is well known for its money-back specials which prove popular amongst punters. They are also famous for controversial marketing campaigns, which have earned them a reputation as a cheeky bookie. Paddy power can be reached online, through their retail outlets, tele betting and array of mobile apps.

Paddy Power’s Tote covers the 59 UK tracks offering 9 pool bet types. These include Win, Place, Eachway, Exacta, Trifecta, Quadpot, Placepot, Jackpot and Scoop6. Paddy Power works in conjunction with the UK Tote so bets by punters are placed directly into the various Tote pools.

William Hill

William Hill LogoWilliam Hill has over 75 years in betting experience and are one of the world’s largest bookmakers as well as Europe’s leading online gaming and sports betting business. This recognised and trusted brand in betting attracts customers from over 150 countries worldwide. William Hill can be reached via multiple channels which include betting shops, telephone betting, online and through mobile devices.

Since 2009 William Hill has been offering their punters the complete tote betting service, including the Placepot, Quadpot, Jackpot and Scoop6. Customers can directly compare winnings against the fixed odds to make sure they are getting the best value. You can place tote bets online or in store with Hill’s.

Victor Chandler

Victor Chandler LogoVictor Chandler, or as the firm is now known, BetVictor is one of the longest running bookmakers with over 60 years’ experience in offering odds. BetVictor has an extensive variety of markets available include UK sports and an impressive number of non-sporting markets. As well as a high street presence, BetVictor has a busy online betting site open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

BetVictor is licensed to accept bets from punters on a number of the UK Tote Pools. BetVictor offer only 3 pool bet types which include Jackpot, Placepot and the Quadpot. It is important to know that bets placed into the pools are only done so in GBP. The conversion of dividends from GBP to a different currency may include some rounding.