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How to bet at Top Sport Australia?

How to bet at Top Sport Australia?
How to bet at Top Sport Australia?

Top Sport Australia is the popular online bookie for horse races and other sports to bet online. It is the registered trading name of MERLEHAN BOOKMAKING PTY. LTD. licensed by the NSW Government and regulated by Greyhound Racing NSW. Merlehan Bookmaking Pty. Ltd. directors Lloyd and Tristan Merlehan are licensed bookmakers in their own right with in excess of 30 years experience in servicing the Australian punting fraternity. Both are members of Tattersalls. Way back in 1990 Lloyd was the first on course licensed bookmaker to offer patrons a sports betting service.

TopSport – Merlehan Bookmaking Pty. Ltd. has been given authority by the NSW Government (Under the Racing Administration Act NSW 1998) to accept Racing & Sports betting wagers by telephone and over the internet. Regulation is administered under the Act by the NSW Office of Liquor & Gaming NSW (L & G NSW) Top Sport is a member of the NSW Bookmaker’s Co-operative which is an association that guarantees payment of all winning bets placed with their members.

All telephone conversations with representatives of Top Sport are recorded on a government-approved voice logging system for the security of both the client and the bookmaker. Also, all online wagers can be scrutinized (in real-time) by the NSW Office of Liquor & Gaming NSW (L & G NSW). Top Sport is one of this nation’s few wholly-owned Australian Corporate Bookmakers and their office is located at “Wharf Central”, Tweed Heads, NSW, situated on the southern tip of the beautiful Gold Coast.

How to bet at Top Sport Australia?

How to bet at Top Sport Australia?

To bet at Top sport Australia you need to be 18 years of age as well as a resident of Australia.

To view TopSport’s latest markets, refer to the appropriate event in the left-hand menu.

To place a bet, you must register with TopSport by clicking on “Join Now” and completing the “Register Your Account” process. If you already hold an account with Merlehan Bookmaking Pty Ltd, simply Login in to access their product range.

Once you have logged in, you can access your account statement by clicking “My Account” in the above menu. You can also make a deposit, request a withdrawal, or edit your account from the same menu.

To place a bet, all you need to do is click on the odds, or the line you are interested in. Your choice will appear in the betting coupon to the right.

If you wish to take a multi bet, simply click on another selection, and it will be added to your betting coupon. If you select more than one outcome in the same match, only the last selection will appear in your coupon. Furthermore, you can place a number of single and multi bets from the same coupon. Simply enter a Bet Amount for each particular bet type.

Enter your stake, and then press “Submit” (the minimum bet is currently set at $2). You will be prompted to confirm your bet/s, once you click “Confirm” your request is sent to Top Sport and cannot be altered.

If you remain logged in to the TopSport website, you will be alerted when your bet/s are processed. Otherwise, you will be alerted the next time you log in.

Bets requested are not official until such time as confirmation is received from Top Sport.

Each-Way betting is available on selected sporting competitions. If Each Way betting is available on an event, it will be noted below the current odds. Each-Way betting pays 1/4 of the odds for a place (eg. a dividend of $5.00 is odds of 4-1, therefore pays 1-1 or $2.00 for a place). Placings are usually 1st, 2nd, and 3rd (some golf tournaments also include 4th as a placing).

You can bet online as well as on telephone on all Racing, Sports and Live Betting events by calling 1800 TOPSPORT. This service is available to members 24/7. Note that the minimum stake for telephone bets is $10 and the promotions and offers on the website are only eligible for online wagers.

Top Sport currently applies a minimum bet limit of $2 for online transactions and $10 for telephone transactions. Maximum bet limits will be determined on a case-by-case basis depending on the type of event and betting trends on the event. Top Sport will attempt to satisfy all bet requests but may be obliged to partially accept or reject bet requests in some instances.

How to make a deposit at Top Sport Australia?

How to make a deposit at Top Sport Australia?

You can make a deposit at Top Sport Australia account to place a real-time bet. There are several methods of payment available at Top Sport. You can use the following methods of payment:

  • CREDIT CARD – To pay by credit card, click the “Deposit” button on the menu bar and then click ‘Credit Card Deposit’. Once you have made a credit card deposit, there is no need to re-enter your details for future deposits, unless your card expires. If you use more than one card to deposit, all cards will appear in a drop-down menu on the same page and you simply need to choose which card you wish to use and enter the security CCV number. Top Sport does not charge any credit card fees.
  • CHEQUES – Top Sport will also accept personal, company and bank cheques, money orders or overseas drafts (In Australian Dollars) subject to normal clearance requirements.
  • FUNDS TRANSFERS – You can pay by EFT (Electronic funds transfer). You need to do this by using your banks website. After depositing please click the “Deposit” button on the menu bar and under the “EFT Notification” Tab, advise them of your deposit. Please include your UserID number as a reference on any bank transfer.
  • BPAY – Facilities are available for BPAY transactions and TopSport’s Biller Code is 189498. You can find your BPAY reference number when you click the “Deposit Button” and select the BPAY Tab. As seen above you need to notify them of this payment.
  • POLI – Facilities are available for members to make deposits via Poli. To access this select the “Deposit Button” and activate the POLI Tab.
  • CASH – Currency may be deposited to the Top Sport Bank Account at any Westpac branch. In this case you will need to notify Westpac of the Top Sport Bank Account Number which is available when you click the “Deposit Button” and select the EFT notification TAB. This is only available once you have logged into your TopSport Account. Please inform the Westpac office to include your UserID number against the cash deposit.

You can redeem your bonus bets at this site. To redeem any Bonus Bet you may be entitled to, simply enter the “Bonus Bet Code” in the box provided once you have clicked on the link above your Bonus Bet’s balance in the balance menu. Once you submit the code and follow any steps that may relate to the specific bonus, your funds will be credited. You need to check the rules for all Terms and Conditions relating to Bonus Bets.

For withdrawal credit card clients must return the equal amount of their credit card deposits previously paid into their Top Sport Account back to the same credit card, however, they may elect to have winnings surplus to those credit card deposits lodged to their own bank accounts. A simple, SIGNED fax, detailing these instructions (07-5599 3855) will suffice. For other clients an internet bank transfers direct to the individual’s bank account which ensures receipt of funds at the earliest convenience.

Top Sport will endeavor to operate on all TAB gallop, harness and greyhound meetings. It will also operate pre-post on most Black Type races. The period of time they operate prior to final field is dependant on the nomination closing date. Most weekend races will be available to bet on by 10am Friday. Group 1 Races such as the Golden Slipper, Doncaster, Caulfield Cup, Cox Plate and Melbourne Cup will be available several months in advance.

The selection of sporting events (and the forms of betting applicable) upon which TopSport offers markets, is limited to any or all of those events prescribed by the NSW Office of Liquor, Gaming and Racing (OLGR). Sections 18 and 20 of the Racing Administration Act 1998 define the approved events and forms of betting. Members can view the OLGR’s Schedule of Sports Betting Events, Applicable Forms of Betting and a Glossary of Terms by going to rules. Top Sport Rules of Betting can be accessed by clicking on the “Rules” Site Link at the foot of the Top Sport home page.

You can contact the help support at Top Support Australian Toll Free:1800 TOPSPORT (1800 867 776) or call within Australia:     (07) 5599 2244 or from outside Australia:     +61 7 5599 2244. Or write an email at accounts@topsport.com.au or at support@topsport.com.au or write at PO Box 455, MIAMI Qld 4220 Australia

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