Complete Betting Exchanges List: Start Trading Today! In order to start trading football today, a betting exchange account is essential. Bookie accounts do not allow you to trade in the same way, so they are not going to do the job. We have already explained betting exchanges in detail, now we look at the four exchanges available in the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland. It’s worth signing up to them all for the new customer bonuses, but you will also find lower commissions here and there.