Bookmakers in Portugal

Best Bookmakers in Portugal

Sports betting has always flourished in Portugal.

In first place is the country's engagement in football betting, which is considered the No. 1 sport in the world.

Now the most popular and most visited betting sites in Portugal are those of major international online bookmakers, who do not have local licenses but gladly take Portuguese gamblers anyway.

⚡ Top 5 Bookmakers in Portugal

(Global Ranking of Portuguese Bookies)
Updated in February 2023 February 2023
Global Ranking of Portuguese Bookmakers: Detailed Information

⚡ Most Popular Betting Sites in Portugal

Monthly Portuguese Visitors: Detailed Information

✔️ International Bookies accepting players from Portugal

Sign-Up Bonuses for Portuguese Players
Most Popular Betting Markets
  • Football (Soccer)
  • American Football
  • Basketball
  • Rugby
  • Popular payment methods: Visa, Mastercard, Skrill, PayPal, Paysafecard
  • Currency: € (Euro / EUR)

Top 10 Portuguese Betting Sites

(Rank in Country | Percent of Portuguese Visitors)

Betclic Betting Site

1. Betclic (Portugal)

Monthly Visitors: 1,002,699

Percent of Visitors: 95.02%


Placard Betting Site

2. Placard

Monthly Visitors: 254,990

Percent of Visitors: 98.96%

Betway Betting Site

3. Betway (Portugal)

Monthly Visitors: 41,242

Percent of Visitors: 82.98%

Luckia Betting Site

4. Luckia

Monthly Visitors: 16,996

Percent of Visitors: 97.08%

1xBit Betting Site

5. 1xBit

Monthly Visitors: 4,977

Percent of Visitors: 1.01%


22Bet Betting Site

6. 22Bet

Monthly Visitors: 3,726

Percent of Visitors: 0.14%


Betandyou Betting Site

7. BetAndYou

Monthly Visitors: 1,719

Percent of Visitors: 5.09%


Bookmakers and Betting Sites in Portugal
Sports Betting and Bookmakers in Portugal

In 2015, with the adoption of an applicable law, the doors to the world of online betting, in all its diversity, were opened to gamblers from this country.
Locals finally had the opportunity to place bets on international betting sites that had obtained licenses in Portugal.
However, the tax burden on foreign bookmaker companies that obtained local licenses has forced them to increase their margins, leading to a gradual outflow of customers.
Where are Portuguese gamblers going?
Quite naturally, they are finding more acceptable sites for low-margin betting, which are certainly not with Portuguese Bookmakers.

How many locals participate in Sports Betting?
Portuguese Gamblers

Portugal by no means enjoys gambling more than any other country in the world and betting isn't a primary hobby for the locals, as it is in Ireland.
Nevertheless, about 2 million people have made sports bets at least once.

Which kinds of sports betting are popular in Portugal?
Popular Bets in portugal

As mentioned earlier, football betting is the most popular and in-demand form of sports betting. American football, basketball and rugby also draw attention from Portuguese gamblers.