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ExciteWin sportsbook review: New Zealand 2024

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Checked byJovana Gjorgievska
86/100 Expert Rating by Elena I.
100% up to NZ$200

With competitive odds, diverse markets, and a user-friendly interface, Excitewin is a top choice for bettors seeking a comprehensive crypto-betting experience in New Zealand.

Our Excitewin sportsbook review delves into every aspect, exploring its safety features, payment options, bonus offerings, odds, and mobile capabilities.

Pros and cons

  • Regular bonuses available
  • Crypto accepted
  • Live streaming available
  • No phone support
  • Lacks mobile app
  • Slow withdrawals

General ratings

86 / 100 Expert Rating by Elena I
89Betting features rating
88Bonus rating
93Odds rating
85Payments rating
70Safety rating
86Platform rating
85Support rating
90Sports & markets rating
How we rate?
82% Playscore based on 2 critics

General info

Launch date 2021
Company behind Rabidi N.V.

Expert verdict

As we conclude our ExciteWin bookie review, we can happily say this is a strong platform. This bookmaker has one of the largest sports selections available in NZ, with 41 options.

Better still, a wealth of top bonuses and promotions are in place. These are great for boosting your bankroll, especially when you make use of that first deposit offer when you open your ExciteWin account.

Placing a wide array of bets when you play here is also possible. These include single bets as well as multi bets and system bets.

Finally, you can use an enormous range of payment options when playing, enjoy casino games in the ExciteWin casino section, and get in touch easily if you run into any issues.

Bonuses at ExciteWin sportsbook

One of the first things you’re going to look for are the bonuses and promotions on offer, and that’s why we check these out first, too. After all, it’s important to be able to access a good welcome bonus right from the start. And this is exactly what ExciteWin sportsbook offers.

As a new player, there is a good welcome bonus available. When you make your first deposit, your money will be doubled up to a maximum bonus of NZ$200.

Wagering requirements are in place, and you will have to meet these, just like you do at other bookmakers, if you intend to withdraw later.

Bonus facts

CategoryDetails
Welcome bonus100% up to NZ$200
Bonus codeN/A
Wagering requirements6x bonus
Minimum qualifying betNZ$40
Risk-free betsN/A
VIP rewardsYes
Other bonusesAccumulator boost, Cashback bonus, Weekly reload, Sports jackpot

On top of the welcome bonus, there is also a cashback bonus, boosted odds, reload bonus and a whole lot more.

Bonus rating

88/100 Variety of bonuses available, including free bets and odds boosts
  • Great welcome offer
  • Cashback and other ongoing offers
  • VIP club available
  • High wagering requirements
  • High minimum deposit

As a starting point, ExciteWin sports does a really great job of making a good impression. There is a small, decent welcome bonus for new players right from the start.

I was happy to see that ExciteWin instantly does better than BetVictor, for example, as it matches your first deposit up to NZ$200, whereas BetVictor only does it up to NZ$100.

I was also happy to see that there are free bet and accumulator boosts available, which makes a nice change when it comes to playing here.

However, all free bet offers, sports bonuses and so on are subject to 6x rollover requirements. This is much higher than the 1x from PlayUp, which is a little disappointing for me, hence the slightly lower score.

ExciteWin sports and betting markets

Being able to bet on a wide array of sports is a must for bookmakers, which is why we check this out carefully.

ExciteWin sports easily meets our requirements of 30+ sports with 41 on offer. Not only that, but each sport has multiple leagues and events.

You can find popular sports such as hockey, American football, racing, football, and more niche options, including eSports.

Sports facts

CategoryDetails
Number of sports41
Betting markets — Basketball150+
Betting markets — Football 220+
Betting markets — Rugby100+
EsportsYes
Other markets (politics/event betting)Yes

As we outline in this ExciteWin sportsbook review, it’s also important to note that sports have leagues from around the world, not just domestic options.

Available events

  • premier league logo
    Premier League
  • nba logo
    NBA
  • nhl logo
    NHL
  • nfl logo
    NFL
  • nrl logo
    NRL

Featured betting markets

  • american football
    American Football
  • baseball
    Baseball
  • basketball
    Basketball
  • boxing
    Boxing
  • cricket
    Cricket
  • esports
    Esports
  • racing
    Racing
  • golf
    Golf
  • hockey
    Hockey
  • soccer
    Soccer
  • tennis
    Tennis

Sports & markets rating

90/100 Excellent sports diversity coupled with 900+ markets to bet on
  • 40+ sports available
  • VR bets available
  • Great markets for live bets
  • Lacks novelty bets

I was absolutely stunned to find over 40 different sports on offer here. Not only that, but there are so many leagues as well.
There are 41 ExciteWin sports on offer, and, amazingly, this is nearly the exact same number as bet365, which offers 43 sports.

ExciteWin even leaves LeoVegas in the dust here, as that site only has 37 options. Like LeoVegas, football is one of the top choices, with over 900 wagering markets on offer.

However, the only downside is when it comes to racing. Initially, I thought ExciteWin didn’t even offer racing as it was hidden in a side menu.

One of the top sports here is football. As mentioned, there are multiple leagues on offer. When clicking on football, there’s an extensive dropdown of countries, and the various leagues and events are within those countries. Everything across the globe is covered.

Similarly, basketball is also extraordinarily well covered. If you want basketball bets, the top leagues like the NBA, the NCAA and women’s leagues are all available.

Betting features

As you get ready to start wagering online, you’re going to want to see what extra features you can find on the site to improve your experience.

ExciteWin sports site has a strong bet builder with three different options along the top. You can place singles, multis or system bets through it.

Additionally, there is an entire section for placing live bets. Here, you’ll find a list of all the different sports that are currently underway.

Feature facts

CategoryDetails
Bet BuilderYes
Cash OutYes
Live bettingYes
Live streamingYes
Virtual bettingYes

Within the live bets section, some sports have a TV icon, and this is where you can live-stream events as well. Not all sports can be streamed, though.

Betting features rating

89/100 Variety of betting features and excellent live bets experience
  • Live streaming available
  • Easy to use bet slip
  • Early cashout for live bets
  • Few virtual bets available

Again, I was really pleased with the options I found here, as ExciteWin has really pulled out the stops to try and give players a great time.

I was very pleased to find that there were virtual bets on offer for both basketball and football. While I would like more, Ladbrokes offers none at all, so points to ExciteWin.

There are also excellent options when it comes to placing in play bets. In fact, this is one of the easiest live bet sections I have come across.

With live bets so accessible, it was also nice to see live streams. Again, this could be better with more games covered in the future, but as Stake doesn’t offer live streams at all, it’s another win for ExciteWin.

Finally, that bet slip is a thing of beauty. You can change the odds formats, toggle between accepting higher odds, always asking about odds change or accepting any odds change, which was a really nice feature for me to find.

Multi-bets are a fun way of making life even more entertaining when you play online. Add a number of single bets onto your bet slip and combine these bets into one. It’s riskier, but the overall payout can be a lot better. However, every single bet or leg must come to pass for the bet to pay you your winnings.

Odds

Odds are the centre of online sports betting. The better they are, the bigger the winnings. This is why you should always check them.

However, we look at the payout percentage to determine how good they are as they are always changing. Anything above 95% is great, while below 93% is unacceptable.

At ExciteWin, there is an overall average payout percentage of over 95%, indicating some really competitive odds in place.

Odds facts

CategoryDetails
Average payout95.34%
Boosted oddsYes
Parlay boostsYes
Line movementModerate

The live betting odds do drop somewhat, but this is always to be expected as the games are actually in progress when you play.

Odds rating

93/100 Strong payout percentages across all sports markets
  • Above-average odds
  • Excellent basketball payouts
  • Odds boosts available
  • Low live payouts

Yet another excellent showing from ExciteWin, and it’s really nice to see. I was impressed with the payout percentages across the board here.

Impressively, ExciteWin is actually much better than the high-scoring Royal Panda, which has an average payout percentage of 95.20%, which I was really surprised by.

However, the payout percentage did drop a lot for live bets, which is to be expected. But here, ExciteWin really doesn’t hold a candle to William Hill, which still manages to offer an impressive 95% for live bets.

Elsewhere, I was happy to see that there are boosted odds on offer for a number of sports. And, you can claim free bets on different ExciteWin sports.

I guess, if I am, to sum up, this part of my ExciteWin sports review, I’m still really very happy and couldn’t ask for more here.

Payment methods

Before launching into wagering on ExciteWin, it’s important to know the different payment methods. We want to see 10 or more options here.

ExciteWin does an exceptional job offering up to 18 different payment options, almost all of which can be used for deposits and withdrawal transactions. These include card payments, eWallets, bank transfers and crypto.

The minimum deposit and withdrawal limit is the same at just NZ$20. However, if you make that first deposit to claim the welcome bonus, then it’s a minimum of NZ$40.

Payment facts

CategoryDetails
Number of payment methods18
Popular paymentSkrill
Minimum depositNZ$20
Maximum depositNZ$10,000
Average deposit timeInstant
Minimum withdrawalNZ$10
Maximum withdrawalNZ$10,000
Average withdrawal time48 – 72 hours
Deposit feesNone
Withdrawal feesNone

Ensure you meet the minimum odds requirement to ensure the deposit is eligible for that bonus. At the other end of the scale, you can deposit up to NZ$10,000 at any time. Deposits are instant, but withdrawals can take up to 3 days across all payment methods.

Deposit methods

  • skrill logo
    Skrill
  • neteller logo
    Neteller
  • paysafecard logo
    Paysafecard
  • neosurf logo
    Neosurf
  • visa logo
    Visa
  • mastercard logo
    Mastercard
  • ecoPayz logo
    ecoPayz
  • flexepin logo
    Flexepin
  • muchbetter logo
    MuchBetter
  • bitcoin cash logo
    Bitcoin Cash
  • bitcoin logo
    Bitcoin
  • crypto logo
    Crypto

Withdrawal methods

  • skrill logo
    Skrill
  • neteller logo
    Neteller
  • visa logo
    Visa
  • mastercard logo
    Mastercard
  • ecoPayz logo
    ecoPayz
  • bank transfer logo
    Bank Transfer
  • muchbetter logo
    MuchBetter
  • bitcoin cash logo
    Bitcoin Cash
  • bitcoin logo
    Bitcoin
  • crypto logo
    Crypto

Payments rating

85/100 Various cryptocurrencies, along popular payment methods
  • Eight crypto options
  • No transaction fees
  • Various e-wallets and vouchers
  • Higher deposit limit

Again, this section shows ExciteWin at its best. I felt I was almost spoilt for choice with so many payment methods available. This isn’t a complaint, though!

Amazingly, I had to knock points off here because Winz.io beats ExciteWin in this department —a crypto sportsbook with 21 options.

Additionally, a lower minimum deposit requires just a NZ$10 deposit rather than the NZ$20 at ExciteWin.

If you want to go low for a first deposit, TAB is the way to go, with a minimum limit of just NZ$0.01. But, with only four payments on offer, I’ll take ExciteWin’s huge selection of options over that low deposit. More points to ExciteWin!

Safety features

It’s important to be able to stay safe and secure whenever you play online. To that end, we always look to see what security is in place.

ExciteWin holds a Curaçao licence, which does mean that there are some country restrictions in place, though not for New Zealanders.

The sportsbook also has SSL encryption protocols to prevent third parties from gaining access to your private personal and banking data.

Safety facts

CategoryDetails
Auditing sealsN/A
Responsible gambling sealsGamblers Anonymous, GamCare
LicencesCuraçao Gaming control Board
SSL encryption128-bit
Two-factor authenticationAvailable
Ever blacklisted?No
Deposit, wager, time, and loss limitsAll available
Self-exclusionAvailable
Cooling-off periodAvailable

Apart from having anti-money laundering protocols in place, good, responsible gambling tools and hotlines are available for players who might be struggling.

Licensed by

  • curacao gaming control board logo
    Curacao Gaming Control Board

Trusted by

  • gamcare logo
    GamCare

Safety rating

70/100 Solid safety protocols but no unique features available
  • Fully licensed site
  • Various responsible gambling tools
  • No security reports
  • Curaçao licence
  • 128-bit SSL encryption

I must admit, after thoroughly examining ExciteWin, finding any significant faults has proven to be a challenge. The platform delivers on all fronts and truly exceeds expectations.

However, to be honest, if I had to nitpick, I would say that the 128-bit SSL encryption is a little bit lower than what I anticipated. Nevertheless, it still provides adequate protection for your data, so there’s no need to worry.

Compared to Ladbrokes, which offers 2048-bit encryption, ExciteWin may fall slightly short, but let’s face it, 2048-bit encryption could be considered overkill for this type of platform.

The only other minor issue I have is with the Curaçao licence. While it’s not quite as strong as the MGA licence held by bet365, it does fulfill its purpose of ensuring a safe and secure platform for users. ExciteWin is a great option for those seeking an enjoyable and trustworthy online gaming experience.

Customer support

For many players, checking out the support is something that never even crosses their minds. After all, if a site operates well, you don’t need support, right? Wrong.

No matter how good a site is, we always check out support. Here, two different options are available: a live chat and an email.

The live chat icon can be found on each page. Both support options are available 24/7, and the live chat responds quickly.

Support facts

CategoryDetails
Customer support availability24/7
Live chatYes
Email[email protected]
Contact numberN/A
On-page supportHelp section

If you want to avoid talking to someone, there is also an FAQ section. This tackles some of the more common problems that arise when playing online.

Support rating

85/100 Responsive and efficient support team, along informative FAQs
  • 24/7 support
  • Fast response times
  • Decent FAQ section
  • No phone support

This is probably one of the lowest-scoring sections of ExciteWin, which is quite impressive. It’s just a bit of a letdown only to have two support options.

The live chat is available on each page though this is a tiny sticky bubble, which is almost unnoticeable unless you’re looking for it, which isn’t great.

That being said, at least anyone can get in touch. This is not the case at Royal Panda, which only offers live chat to members. I dislike having to sign up to ask a question.

There’s also no phone number which is a little disappointing, especially compared to sites like PlayUp that have a support phone for help and placing wagers. However, the rest of the support is very strong, so it’s not something missing.

Platform and usability

Finally, we like to check out the usability of the site. ExciteWin has this sorted quite nicely for its sportsbook and casino.

ExciteWin sportsbook mobile screenshot

First, the registration process is fast and simple. It can be done on both phone and desktop, and you can claim any bonus across all platforms.

If you want to play and bet on sporting events, it’s very simple, as you can use a variety of filters to whittle down results. Or, you can use the search bar to find a specific sport or event.

Platform facts

CategoryDetails
Mobile appYes
Ease of navigationEasy
FiltersYes
Search functionYes
Loading speed0.9 sec
UI and UX ratingExcellent
Other productsCasino, esports, virtual sports

You can find the casino vertical alongside the sportsbook at the top of the main page. Verticals like racing, esports and virtual games can be found on the right menu.

Platform rating

86/100 Solid interface with handy wagering features, including market filters
  • Great user interface
  • Simple navigation
  • Useful sports filters
  • Some hidden menus

Initially, the site looks a bit overwhelming as there are so many menus on the left and lots of data and figures. But, in reality, it’s very straightforward.

First, I will say that I love that it’s predominantly black with a dark theme. For instance, the bright white of sites like LeoVegas is one of my main gripes about playing on that site. It’s also a bit text-heavy which is something else that ExciteWin avoids.

Unlike BetVictor, there is no mobile app here, but I am not taking off points for that. This is because the mobile browser version gave me the same wagering experience, allowing me to claim any bonus and winnings just like the desktop option.

And I love the filter options here, which is an area where BetVictor is lacking. So, overall, this site is super easy to use, and I just loved it!

FAQs

Is ExciteWin sportsbook safe?

Yes, ExciteWin’s bookmaker site is safe to play at. Like the ExciteWin casino, the sportsbook is licenced by Curaçao and must follow those rules and regulations. This means that the sportsbook has to implement a variety of safety and security features to ensure the proper running of the sports betting site. This includes AML and SSL protocols.

What payment methods does ExciteWin sportsbook accept?

The ExciteWin bookmaker site has 18 different payment methods on offer. This means that you can choose any payment option you choose. All the standard eWallets and bank cards are available within your ExciteWin account. You can also make deposits and withdrawals via a number of cryptocurrencies, which is really great. And all payments are eligible for the free bet bonus and other offers.

How long do withdrawals take at ExciteWin sportsbook?

Typically, withdrawals do experience slight delays at ExciteWin. Generally, you can expect your withdrawals to be processed within two to three days. This is across all the different payments. Make sure you have met any wagering requirements if you have claimed one of the free bet bonuses or promotions. Otherwise, this will further slow down your withdrawal times.

What sports are available at ExciteWin?

There are 41 different sports on offer here. Many of these are the most popular sports out there and include American football, Aussie rules, football, rugby league and union, cricket, ice hockey and many more. In addition to these top sports, you can find more niche options like darts, futsal, and alpine skiing. There are also several sports with virtual games available.

Is there an ExciteWin betting app?

No, there are no ExciteWin apps at present. However, there is a strong mobile platform for placing bets in place, which gives you an easy-access way of placing bets and checking out all the sports on offer while you’re out and about. All the same sports and promotions can be found on the mobile version.

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