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On Course Telephone Number (03) 9214 0135

Who are we?
PicnicBet.com is a Victorian Picnic Bookmaker registered by Racing Victoria Limited (RVL) and is subject to the Victorian rules and regulations for Telephone Betting. PicnicBet.com is also registered and guaranteed by the Victorian Bookmakers Association and governed by the V.B.A. code of conduct. PicnicBet.com  has been operating as a licensed Victorian Bookmaker on horseracing since 1981.

TAKE NOTICE that the Victorian Bookmakers’ Association guarantee pursuant to S94A of the Racing Act 1958 (Vic) is limited to defaults by a registered bookmaker in the payment of wagers AND DOES NOT EXTEND TO any claims against the registered bookmaker in respect of wagering deposits held by the registered bookmaker. Click here for additional information.

Where are we?
PicnicBet.com is located in Melbourne, Australia and operates on-course at Victorian Picnic Race meetings.

How do I open an account?
To open an account online, click the "New Phone Account" and fill in the online form. After this information has been submitted you will be able to deposit funds and begin using your account. Refer to the Banking Info section for ways to deposit funds.

Should you wish to speak to someone in person or query the account opening/settling process simply email us at admin@picnicbet.com with your details and a representative will contact you as soon as possible.

When I open an account, are there any administration fees?
There are NO administration fees charged to open or operate your phone betting account.

What events do we bet on?
PicnicBet.com bets primarily on Victorian Picnic Racing events on the days we are at the track which is approximately 30 times a year, refer to the Picnic Calendar for a list of meetings. The main number to call is (03) 9214 0135. Clients can take advantage of various fixed price options such as the Fixed Odds or Top Fluctuation. Betting options available are Win, Win/Place, Place Only and Quinella.

Is there a minimum deposit?
There is no minimum deposit and becoming a Telephone Account holder is totally free.

How do I apply for a Telephone Betting account?
To open your account click here.
You must be over 18 years of age to open an account.

What is the Minimum Bet?
The minimum telephone bet is $5-00.

How do I place a bet?   
Betting with PicnicBet.com is an uncomplicated process. Once you have joined and deposited funds you can start betting straight away by calling the on-course phone (03) 9214 0135 during picnic meetings when PicnicBet.com is operating.


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