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Bookmaker Rating of Bowmans is at 3 Stars

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Bookmaker Review of Bowmans
2006/12/12 - Update by Brian Taylor

SGR staff has decided to downgrade Bowmans Bookmaker to 3 Stars following the takeover by the Bet365 Group.

If you were looking to play at Bowmans Bookmaker, Sports Gambling Review recommends that you sign up directly with Bet365 (see also Bet365 review)

New SGR Rating for the Bookmaker Bowmans : Bookmaker Rating of Bowmans is at 3 Stars

2006/12/11 - Update by Brian Taylor

SGR was informed that this morning that all Bowmans members received the following e-mail :

We are delighted to inform you that following our new partnership with bet365, one of the world's largest betting and gaming groups, we have re-launched to bring you a fantastic new bookmaker, poker room, casino and games room.

To use all these great products, simply login using your existing Bowmans username and password. In addition, can you please make a note of your 4 digit security code xxxx which you will need to quote when contacting us.

If you have forgotten your password, or require any further assistance, please do not hesitate to contact us. Our team are available 24 hours a day by live chat, via email at [email protected], toll free on 1-866-333-3238 or alternatively call +44 1782 684757 and we will be pleased to assist you.

The Bowmans Team

2006/11/28 - Update by Brian Taylor

Please be advised that can no longer service your US customers.

From today, November 28th 2006, all accounts held by US-based customers will be transferred to Bodoglife.

2006/11/15 - Update by Brian Taylor

As of November 15th 2006, all Canadian players accounts from former Betcorp PLC sites were transfered to Bowmans which always had a strong presence on the Canadian online sportsbook market.

2006/08/23 - Review by Ira Nanson

Known to be the very first offshore bookmaker licensed in the name of American Football Pools and established in the UK in 1985 the company quickly evolved in to a larger and more sophisticated operation named Sports Action International.

21 years later and now located in Mauritius the company is called Bowman International and goes from strength to strength as it strives for industry excellence.

The website is co-owned by Bowman International Sports Ltd and Bowman International Sports (IOM) Ltd, the licences are held by (IOM) Ltd located in the British Isles.  The gaming licence for Poker, Casino and Games is held by Bowman International Sports Ltd, located in Mauritius.

Gary Bowman, Founder and President of Bowmans International insists that we are living in a global village and sport is the universal language, that may be true for most but it's also a very competitive village.  So what do Bowmans do to stay ahead of the game?

Well they have invested millions in ultra modern computers and telecommunication networks which helps to put them on the cutting edge of technology.

  • With skilled and knowledgeable staff, they provide top knotch customer support ;
  • 10% cash back on your monthly losses ;
  • Original props ;
  • Ability to purchase a half point on individual teams in parlay ;
  • Good betting lines, especially if you like to wager on the underdog.

Bowmans uses IQL Software and since the most recent upgrade the layout of the website has improved drastically.  In addition to offering sports, casino, poker and games, the site contains sports news and information allowing you to make informed betting choices, plus game schedules and like Bodog they have added a personal touch and incorporated an autobiographical section on Gary Bowman, the man behind the company.

Some customers continue to complain about the efficiency of the site however and suggest that it's quicker to place a phone wager.  Be warned also that limits will be imposed for professional players.

Bookmaker bonus / promotions are pretty much industry standard but they do sometimes run a great contest.

Bowmans is a solid with a reputation for integrity and reliability, a sure home for recreational players!

SGR rating of Bowmans Bookmaker: Bookmaker Rating of Bowmans is at 4 Stars