MansionBet Review and Promo Codes
MansionBet are the newcomers to the online betting scene having been launched in early 2018 but they have plenty of experience behind them and are already a recognisable brand.
Private investors founded Mansion in 2003 in Gibraltar. The following year their first casino brand – the flagship MansionCasino.com website – was launched with a sister site MansionPoker.com following shortly after.
In 2007 the company acquired Casino.com, which they then converted into an online gaming site, and in 2013 SlotsHaven.com, which unsurprisingly focuses on a large selection of slots games, was launched.
As a metaphorical baby on the online sportsbook scene, there may not be too much to go on in terms of MansionBet’s reputation as a standalone entity. However, with it coming under the Mansion Group umbrella, which has been licensed by the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) since 2015 and accredited by the GamCare responsible gaming organisation, there is no reason to suggest this is not a reputable company for punters to bet with.
The MansionBet logo may already be recognisable, particularly to fans of the Premier League, as Mansion have previously had sponsorship deals with both Tottenham Hotspur and Crystal Palace, while they are former betting partners of Manchester City.
Currently, AFC Bournemouth’s shirt carries the Mansion logo as the club’s principal partners and more recently the company has put its name to horse racing and World Pool events in a bid to further boost their visibility.
Rather than bring in a former pro as many of their competitors have opted for, MansionBet have instead agreed a sponsorship deal with ‘football funny-man’ Darren Farley in a bid to raise their profile. The impressionist’s presence isn’t visible on the site itself but he appears across their various social media channels in sketches in an attempt to create some viral content.
The sports betting area of the Mansion Bet site offers the traditional favourites such as football, basketball, American football, tennis, cricket, baseball, both rugby codes, ice hockey and so on, as well as a few more niche options like handball, badminton, E-Sports, volleyball, table tennis, netball, Gaelic football and Gaelic hurling.
To complement the multitude of sports betting options there are games, a casino, live casino and virtual sports and it is clearly an ambitious project from an already established gaming group looking to make a real splash in the sports betting industry and take on some of the bigger names in the industry.
Pros & Cons of MansionBet
- Big sign-up bonus
- Large selection of sports
- Good In-Play options
- No streaming
- Limited payment options
- Hard to turn bonus into funds you can withdraw
In an increasingly competitive market, MansionBet appear to be relying on the name they have built for themselves in the online casino and gaming industry to make their mark in sports betting rather than offering anything different.
The site looks stylish and is fairly easy to use but doesn’t particularly stand out from their rivals, although the In-Play area is right up there with the more established brands and market leaders.
There is a big sign-up bonus if you’re willing to make a large initial deposit and that should get customers using the service for an extended period – particularly as you try and turn the bonus into funds that can actually be withdrawn.
However, beyond this there is little to keep people coming back for more such as unique markets or request-a-bet features and it is easy to see customers getting bored and moving on.
MansionBet’s User Interface
The homepage looks the real deal with a classy red and black colour scheme and a simple to understand format. Along the top there are the various areas of the site as options – sports, in play, casino etc – so navigating around is straightforward.
The main sport betting options run down the left-hand side of the page with five featured options given prominence at the top. Below that you can scroll through the various sports in a format that should appear standard to casual and experienced online bettors alike.
The site is a little busy, but not so much so that it is off-putting and as a betting tool it is a system customers will be able to get to grips with almost instantly.
There are a few nice touches as well including how you view the odds. Fans of the traditional format can see prices in fractions and there are decimal and American options as well if you prefer.
There is nothing groundbreaking about MansionBet’s user interface but that isn’t necessarily a bad thing. The site is geared up so you can sign up quickly and get going in no-nonsense fashion. It looks like a premium service but does not offer anything particularly fresh, despite being a new player in the market.
MansionBet Betting Markets
Mansion Bet have a fairly comprehensive list of betting markets providing a huge amount of choice. The five featured options are what look to be the most popular markets across a selection of sports, and below that there is a long list of options to choose from.
For a limited amount of UK politics and entertainment bets there is a special bets section and fans of obscure sports, such as surfing and pesapallo, there are a few markets too. Mansion Bet also offer odds on boxing bouts yet to be agreed for any fight fans who want to get on really early.
The horse racing section is second on the list of options and UK and Ireland are well covered. One minor gripe of mine was the limited selection for international racing fans as only the big events – Breeders Cup and Melbourne Cup for example – are covered.
There is a specific betting rules section that can be found underneath the sports menu on the left and at the bottom of the page. They are clearly explained and individual for each sport so there is real transparency there but it is perhaps a little too detailed, and could take time to find the section required in the event you need to check the rules.
Mansion Bet Bonuses and Offers
Upon joining MansionBet you will receive a 50% deposit bonus valid for your first deposit using the bonus code MB50.
This is where MansionBet stands out a little as despite being a 50% offer rather than matched it pays up to £50, certainly a generous amount.
As an added incentive these credits can be used immediately, rather than credited after placing your first bet as is the case with most rivals, so you can play with your ‘free money’ before dipping into your own hard-earned cash.
However – you won’t be able to withdraw your free cash or any associated winnings until you’ve wagered six times the deposit plus the bonus amount.
Clearly this offer has both positives and negatives. On the positive side you get to play with your free credits straight away and the full whack of £50 is a tempting dangling carrot, but on the down side you will have to put in a lot of effort to receive your bonus and get the cash out.
The size of deposit needed to receive a £50 bonus will make MansionBet appeal to the more serious gamblers rather than the casual punter.
For regular customers there is the ACCA Club and ACCA Boost, providing free bets back on losing stakes and a winnings percentage boost respectively. The ACCA Boost bonus goes as high as 60% for anyone brave enough to go for 15+ selections and starts at 10% for a five-fold.
MansionBet Content (Live Streaming, Audio Commentary, Radio, Blogs, and Previews)
This is one area where MansionBet is severely lacking. There is no live streaming, audio commentary, nor are there any blogs or previews. There is a ‘Visualization’ tool so you can see the pattern of the game – ie when a team is attacking in a football match – and a separate stats section for in play markets though.
As mentioned above, they do offer social media sketches with Darren Farley but that does not translate to the site.
If streaming and the interactive experience is important in your online betting experience MansionBet is not for you.
Aside from the absence of streaming or commentary, MansionBet’s In-Play area is a quality set-up. At the time of review, there were 39 markets available for a tennis match and the same number for a football game so there is plenty to go at.
The statistics section is also pretty advanced with plenty of information to consider, and in terms of an in-play betting experience MansionBet are right up there with the market leaders.
MansionBet Stats & Form
The statistics can be found at the bottom of the sports menu on the left of the screen and can also be found next to upcoming fixtures. This is a solid tool and could be very useful, the standard head-to-head records are offered as well as recent form and in a nice touch upcoming fixtures are provided too.
MansionBet Banking and Withdrawal
The minimum deposit is £10 and a weekly deposit limit can be set if you feel that is required. At present, only credit and debit cards, bank transfer and PayPal can be used to make a deposit.
Once your account has been verified, withdrawals take 48 hours to process but larger withdrawals can take up to five days. Unfortunately there is no clear idea given of what qualifies as a ‘larger withdrawal’ in the T&Cs.
MansionBet Customer Satisfaction
The site offers a live chat option between the hours of 9am and 1am UK time and there is a customer support phone number and email address. There are a number of customer complaints on Trustpilot and that is a concern. MansionBet have replied to each individual however and seem to be working towards solutions.
MansionBet Mobile App
The MansionBet mobile app was launched a few months after the website and bizarrely it doesn’t appear to be something they’re really trying to push. The site itself works well on a phone or tablet but the app is a definite upgrade as it seems to work a bit faster, and generally appears slicker looking on smaller devices.
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Written by Nick Valerio
Nick Valerio is a football fanatic whose writing has appeared online and in print. A Manchester United and Roma fan, Nick names Francesco Totti as his idol and Fabio Grosso’s World Cup-winning penalty in 2006 as his favourite moment in sport.
Our Opinions of MansionBet
MansionBet is the sports betting offering from an already established brand in the online casino and gaming arena. Their big draw is their sign-up offer but this is not without a few drawbacks. The site has a stylish feel and plenty of markets but customers may find better value elsewhere and there is little to set it apart from its rivals.
- Stylish site that is easy to use
- Good sign-up offer, but with limitations.
- Lack of further offers and incentives to retain existing customers.