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About company

Betfred are 4th largest UK bookmaker that offer their services both online and offline. It’s based in Warrington. We should first of all outline that Betfred was the first bookie that offered to pay out before the end of the game. This resulted in several funny episodes concerning Manchester United. Betfred paid out early two times, when the Red Devils lost championship first to Arsenal and then to Manchester City. If you are Manchester United fan, you should definitely check out Betfred.

On top of that, it’s wasn’t the only thing that Betfred were first to do. Betfred was first to offer singles markets on football, they practically invented backing and laying system as well as non-runner no bet and others. It’s indeed an impressive list of achievements.

Website design

We should say that Betfred’s website is quite good. But it could be better. First, there are sometimes unnecessary pop-ups as Betfred tend to advertise some other products. It’s a bit strange, as sometimes it seems they don’t feel like selling their own content and it is what we cannot understand. Second, Betfred is British bookie and their website has only one language, which is English. It’s something we can hardly understand as well, but apparently Betfred isn’t oriented to international clients. Moreover, website design could be a bit more modern, but it’s not its biggest problem.

Money line and odds

Betfred is British and it’s quite old. This way they are bookie that is focused on horseracing. And they did walk an extra mile here. Every horseracing fan will be delighted with service Betfred provide. They do not only offer markets on all more or less important competitions, they also cover all UK and Irish races.

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It’s not only horseracing, of course. Their list of sports include football, American football, Aussie rules, basketball, bowling, UFC/MMA, ice hockey, rugby, tennis and many others.

They offer great odds on football and of course racing markets. You can find all major football leagues and competitions here, you can play both live-betting and bet in advance. Remarkably, they do not offer great selection for snooker, although they are sponsors of the Snooker world championship. It unknown why they sponsor it if they do not want to add more lines on snooker.

You also find non-sport markets here, including television shows, politics, sports personality, lottery etc.

Betfred offers competitive odds on almost all markets. On top of that, they also guarantee odds on British horseraces. They are not the only one, but they were the first one to do it. 

Signing up and bonuses

Betfred offer an attractive welcome bonus which is 300% deposit bonus. If you bet £10  at odds over 2.0 you receive £30 free bet. And it’s valid for 14 days on any possible market Betfred offers.

Unlike Pinnacle Sports, Betfred like to offer various specials and promotions to their customers, especially for football and horseracing and greyhound racing. They still offer those famous double delight and hat trick heaven, meaning you get 2x odds and 3x odds if your first goal scorer scores again.

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Payment systems

Betfred are British bookmaker, however, unlike many other British bookies they offer great number of payment methods and currencies. Some countries cannot bet using Betfred, but it’s an individual issue.

Commonly GBP is transactional currency, but you can deposit and withdraw in others, but they will be converted. Number of currencies includes AUD, CAD, DKK, EUR, HKD, ISK, JPY, MYR, NZD, NOK, ZAR, SEK, THB, GBP, USD.

At Betfred you can deposit and withdraw funds using various payment methods: MasterCard, Laser, Netteler, Skrill, Cash In store, bank transfer, cheque, Visa/VisaElectron, Maestro, Paypal, Ukash.


Minimum deposit is £5, while there’s not maximum limit to deposit. Of course, you can withdraw funds using the same methods you used to  deposit them. Moreover, there is also £5 withdrawal minimal limit.

Mobile application

Betfred have a nice betting mobile application where you can bet, play games, bingo and poker. Betfred’s mobile app is compatible with Apple and Android. Design is similar to what they have on their home page with all the same functions. Surely, size of text and odds could be bigger, but it is fast and easy to navigate. Of course, streaming and live-betting is also available.

Customer service

Although they accept international users as well as have variety of currencies and payment methods support agents speak only English. Still it’s available 24/7 and you can contact them via live-chat, e-mail, twitter or freephone. There’s also nice FAQ page, although it obvious lacks “search” button.

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