MelBet is one of the newest betting sites in India

Bet ₹650 Get ₹2150 Free Bet
  • Live streaming for cricket matches
  • Accepts PayTM wallet as a deposit method
  • Wide range of sports betting options
  • UPI deposit is not quick and easy
  • Cancelling a bet doesn't reflect quickly
  • Payout Speed
  • Bonuses & Offers
  • Security
  • Software & Games
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MelBet Review

By:Prateik K

Who is MELbet?

MELbet is an online bookmaker owned by Pelican Entertainment BV with a license issued in Curacao. The bookmaker offers over 200 live events daily and 1000 matches in the sportsbook.

At MELbet sportsbook, players can bet on a wide range of popular sports like Cricket, Football, Tennis, Basketball, Hockey, and more.

What is the MELbet Welcome Bonus?

Bet ₹650 and get a ₹2150 Free Bet

MELbet offers a ₹2150 free bet to new customers as a welcome offer.

How to qualify for the Free Bet?

  • To qualify, new players must fully complete their profile,
  • Deposit at least ₹650 and wager the amount on an event with odds of at least 1.50
  • The qualifying bet of ₹650 must be placed within 30 days of making the deposit.

Wagering requirements for the ₹2150 Free Bet

  • The Free Bet must be wagered 3 times in accumulator bets
  • There need to be at least 4 selections in each accumulator bet and the odds for each of these selections must be 1.40 or higher.

Note – The validity of the free bet is 14 days from the time it is received.

100% First Deposit Bonus up to ₹8000

A new player at MELbet can get a 100% matched bonus up to ₹8000 on the first deposit.

  • If your first deposit is ₹1000 your 100% bonus will be ₹1000
  • If your first deposit is ₹8000 you will receive a bonus of ₹8000

The bonus will be automatically credited to your account once you’ve fully completed all the account details.

What is the minimum deposit requirement?

To qualify for the 100% first deposit bonus, the minimum deposit required is ₹110. So, if you make a first deposit of ₹110, your bonus amount will then be ₹110.

What are the wagering requirements?

  • The bonus amount must be wagered 5 times in accumulator bets
  • There must be 3 or more selections in each accumulator bet
  • And at least 3 of these selections must have odds of 1.40 or higher

Important Note – New players are entitled to only one bonus. The free bet cannot be used in conjunction with the first deposit bonus and vice versa.

How to Sign Up with MELbet?

Signing up with MELbet is the first step in the process of claiming your welcome bonus from the bookmaker.

  • There are four different ways to get registered with MELbet – by phone number, one-click, by email, and via social network.

Melbet Sign Up Methods

  • Here, for demonstration purposes, we choose to sign up by phone number. In addition to entering your phone number, you also need to choose your bonus preference from the drop-down menu.

Register by Phone number MELbet

  • As the above screenshot shows, there is a sports bonus, casino bonus, and a free bet that you can opt for.
  • Tick the box next to the terms and conditions agreement, and proceed to click the Register button.
  • You will soon receive a text on your phone number with your ‘username’ and ‘password’ that you must enter in the next step.

Log In at MELbet

  • Since you’ve used the username and password set by MELbet, you would first change your password after you’re logged in.
  • Choose the Personal Profile option from the ‘My account’ drop-down menu.

MELbet New Password

  • You will be directed to the page shown in the below screenshot where you need to fill in all the details to complete your profile.

MELbet Profile Info

  • As the note in the above screenshot reads, it is necessary to fill in your personal details to be able to withdraw money.

Following that, click on the ‘change password’ option in the left sidebar of the page under My Profile.

New MELbet Password

  • Set your new password and click Save.

How to make a Deposit?

Now that you’ve registered with the betting site, completed all the account details including your national ID, the next step for receiving your bonus or free bet is to make your first deposit.

  • Log in to your MELbet account, and click the green Deposit button from the top menu bar. You will be directed to the deposit page which looks like this –

MELbet Deposit Methods

  • As you can see in the above screenshot, there are a total of 47 payment methods including the popular UPI and PayTM wallet methods.

Recommended Payment Methods by MELbet

In addition to the online and mobile wallets and cards, punters will find 26 different cryptocurrencies options that include Bitcoin and Ethereum.

  • Choose your preferred payment method. For instance, let’s take the UPI payment method –

MELbet UPI Deposit

  • The minimum deposit amount required for UPI is ₹500.
  • Make a UPI transfer using the bank details shown provided at the bottom of the pop-up as seen in the screenshot.
  • Take a screenshot of the transaction such that the 12 digit UTR No. is visible.
  • Fill in the fields with the required info, and click the ‘Upload file’ icon to upload your transaction screenshot.
  • Make sure you have entered all the correct information/details before you click Confirm.

The process is similar for making a deposit using a PayTM wallet.

MELbet Paytm Deposit

  • Make a transfer to the given payment details
  • Enter all the required details such as your PayTM no., wallet name, and 18 Digit Order No.
  • Upload the payment screenshot with the Order ID/TXN ID and click Confirm.

Sports Betting at MELbet

Here is an overview of the betting features offered by the MELbet sportsbook –

Live Streaming

As mentioned before, there are over 200 live events daily and 1000 matches covered at the MELbet sportsbook. Consequently, live streaming becomes an essential feature for any sportsbook that offers such a wide range of live betting markets.

MELbet Live Sports Betting

In the left sidebar, you can notice a menu bar titled ‘LIVE’ and under it is a list of all the sports with live events to bet on.

There were 690 live sports events at the time while the number of events with live streaming support at the time was 263.

Here is an example of live streaming for cricket –

MELbet Cricket Live Streaming

You can place bets while live-streaming the match and if you like, there is also a full-screen option.

MELbet BBL Live Streaming

Another way to bet while watching the live cricket match at MELbet is to switch to a smaller window mode and move it around as you like.

MELbet Live Streaming

This allows you to shift your focus on the live betting markets and odds as you plan your next bet while keeping an eye out for the latest updates.


If you’re a sports betting enthusiast with knowledge of not just one sport but many such as cricket, football, horse racing, tennis, etc., you can enjoy betting on multiple live sports on the Mult-Live page of MELbet.

  • From the Live bets drop-down menu, click on the Multi-Live option

MELbet Multi Live Page

  • Choose from the available live matches to add on this page and then you can keep a track of all the live odds updates of different matches and place bets on all of them simultaneously.
  • For example, we chose a Basketball match and a Horse Race –

MELbet Live Sports

  • If two is not enough, you can add up to 4 live events to the page.

System Bet calculator

Placing a bet on the sportsbook is simple. Simply select a sport, choose your preferred event and the outcome that you wish to predict, select bet type, enter your stake amount and confirm your bet.

To help bettors who like to win big betting on multiple sports events with accumulator bets and system bets, MELbet offers a System Bet calculator.

MELbet System bets

Here is an example of a 3/4 system bet on football matches.

To know your winnings on different possible outcomes, click the ‘calculator for system bets’ link on the bet slip.

MELbet System Bet Calculator


Other betting options at MELbet include –

  • Horse Racing
  • Live Casino
  • Fast games such as Under and Over 7, Indian Poker, Derby Racing, etc.
  • eSports
  • Live Slots
  • Bingo
  • TOTO

After you’ve used your funds to place bets on sports or other betting options, you would want to withdraw your winnings at some point.

How to Withdraw?

  • To be able to withdraw, you need to complete your profile, provide your national ID, meet the bonus or other wagering requirements.
  • Once you’re eligible you can proceed to make a withdrawal from your account by simply selecting the ‘Withdraw funds’ option from the ‘My account’ drop-down menu.
  • There are a total of 41 payment methods that are available to withdraw money from the MELbet sportsbook.
  • While UPI, VISA/Mastercard, and Skrill are available, you cannot use the PayTM wallet payment method for making a withdrawal from your betting account.

Customer Support

In case you need any assistance with deposit, withdrawal, bonuses, or any other betting related queries, you can reach the MELbet customer service using the Live Chat feature on the site.

  • You must have noticed a close ‘Ask a Question’ window on the bottom of most of our screenshots above.
  • Simply click the option to open the window and you will be connected with a customer service representative immediately.
  • Another way to contact customer support is to select the ‘Query for Administrator’ option from the My Profile menu.
  • For general queries, you can email them at [email protected]
  • Whereas, if you wish to speak to a member of the customer support team at MELbet, you can reach them at – 0008004430067.


Launched in 2012, MELbet surely has grown in all the important aspects of a betting site. From the number of betting options to the ease of payments, attractive promotions, and VIP rewards, MELbet offers a complete package for Indian players. Most important things from an Indian bettors’ perspective – safety, security, ease of payments, live streaming, and cricket betting are all covered by the bookmaker.

The website speed is also impressive along with the efficient design that allows for smooth navigation between different pages. The site has a fresh look with a clear user-interface with important features in the sidebar like upcoming live events and the accumulator of the day.