Betfair

Betfair is the largest betting exchange in the world, offering a wide range of products including extensive sports and exotics betting markets, a large poker community, arcade games and a casino. Betfair processes more than five million transactions every day, has three million registered users and is offered in 17 different languages.

Current offers

Sports

  • Free first bet up to the value of £25

Casino

  • 100% deposit bonus up to £200

Poker

  • Sign up bonus up to $2500
  • Earn $50 for every friend you refer

Overview

Betfair is one of the world’s largest international online sports betting providers. Betfair employs more than 2,000 people worldwide.Betfair holds gambling licences in Gibraltar, Malta, Italy, the United States and Tasmania. Betfair is committed to high standards of integrity and has agreed over 40 Memoranda of Understanding with sports governing bodies.

Betfair offers the Betting Exchange, other sports betting products, casino games and poker to its customers. The Betting Exchange takes a commission on the net winnings of a customer in a given market of between 2 and 5%. Betfair.com is offered in 17 different languages.

Betfair processes more than five million transactions every day, more than all European stock exchanges combined. 99.9% of transactions are completed in under a second. Betfair has more than three million registered customers. There are more than seven billion page views of Betfair.com every week.

Products offered

  • Sports betting - Australian Rules, Baseball, Basketball, Bowls, Boxing, Cricket, Cross Sport Accumulators, Darts, Financial Bets, Fishing, Football, Gaelic Games, Golf, Greyhound Racing, Handball, Horse Racing, Ice Hockey, Motor Sport, Olympics, Pelota, Politics, Rugby League, Rugby Union, Snooker, Special Bets, Tennis, Volleyball.
  • In running sports betting – Betfair offers an extensive in-running service on almost all of the above sports as well as comprehensive video coverage of sports including Football, Basketball, Tennis, Horse Racing and Volleyball.
  • Mobile bettingBetfair offers an easy-to-use phone and android betting application, which allows you to bet in-play on the move.
  • Casino – In 2006 Betfair introduced the Betfair Casino "Zero Lounge". The games offered in the Zero lounge are blackjack, roulette, baccarat, Jacks or better and Crazy Eights .
  • Poker – In late 2005, Betfair finalised a deal  to purchase the online poker site PokerChamps.com, which the company will integrate into its network, replacing a poker arm that previously used gaming technology software from CryptoLogic Inc. Betfair poker runs in three currencies - US dollars, euros and pounds sterling.

Countries that Betfair takes bets from

Although the bulk of its customer base is in the UK, Betfair offers its services in a number of countries. Betfair has never accepted customers and/or credit card numbers from the United States, France and Hong Kong.

Payout limits

The maximum payout for major Soccer events and racing in Great Britain and Ireland is £1,000,000 and limits between £250,000 and £500,000 on most other events. The complete list of maximum payout limits is available at Ladbrokes.

Languages offered

Betfair currently offer betting in English, Spanish, Dutch, Italian, Danish, Swedish, Norwegian, Russian, Greek, Polish, Romanian, Czech, Hungarian, Slovenian and Chinese.

Licences

Betfair holds gambling licences in Gibraltar, Malta, Italy, the United States and Tasmania.

Software

Betfair use their own software called Global Betting Exchange. They also use their own poker system called Betfair Poker Plus. Betfair casino is powered by Playtech software.

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