Betfair is the world’s leading betting website and the first betting exchange in the world. At Betfair, customers place bets against other customers, rather than a bookmaker. The company believes this unique offering gives users 20% better odds than a traditional bookmaker.
Customers betting at Betfair can set their own odds and both back a selection to win and lay a selection to lose, with unlimited bets available. Not only can customers place bets on sports at Betfair, they can use the betting exchange to place bets on other important world events, including events in politics, music, TV, weather, the financial world, awards ceremonies and more.
Betfair also offers a casino and poker website and Betfair Games, giving access to all different kinds of gaming. Established in 2000, Betfair now has over 3 million users.
Bonus and Promotions
There are lots of promotions updated regularly at Betfair. Currently all new customers can claim a welcome bonus of £25 when they join up at the site.
Introduce a friend to enjoy between £25 and £50 free. If your friend becomes a regular customer at Betfair, you can earn up to £2,000 in extra bonuses after 3 months.
Betfair offers customers the chance to place a back bet of a minimum of £5 on any market at odds of 2.0 or more and, if you lose, you get your first bet back, up to a maximum of £5.
There are lots of cashback opportunities too, meaning the more you bet in your first month at Betfair the bigger the bonus you will receive, anything from £10 to £1,000.
Betfair offers an easy to use navigation, with all sports easily found in a clear menu and a search option for quickly finding your way around. The site is simple and modern, with no unnecessary gimmicks to slow loading times.
Betfair uses its comprehensive betting exchange software, enabling customers to bet against eachother with no restrictions on bets
The Betfair Casino and Betfair Poker sites are easy to navigate to from the main homepage, where all the company’s brands can easily be explored.
Betfair offers one of the widest sports selections in online betting. Sports available include all major sports and many niche sports, including American Football, Baseball, Boxing, Chess, Combat Sports, Gaelic Games, Ice Hockey, Volleyball and Water Polo.
The customer support services at Betfair are top class, offering fast and reliable help by phone, live chat and e-mail. Customer support is available in 16 languages, including German, Bulgarian, Greek, Turkish, Italian and many more. The sportsbook also accepts other currencies such as US Dollar, Euro, British Pounds, AUS dollars and others.
Deposits and Withdrawals
Betfair accepts deposits and withdrawals by a number of different methods, including credit and debit cards, Moneybookers, Neteller, PayPal, 8Pay, Entropay, bank transfer and cheque. A 5% commission is charged on winnings, which can be reduced to 2% if your bet volume is high.