BetFair is one of the 21st century UK bookmakers founded in 2000. It is not a typical bookmaker as it is primarily a betting exchange, even though it acts like a bookmaker for its Tote products and multi betting. What this means is that the BetFair betting markets exceeds that of the traditional bookmakers in the industry. This betting provider offers the additional feature so you can wager in the sports book or against other members of the community, allowing you to negotiate prices with other members. On top of that there is, so called Trade Out option and also protect against loss of a bet. One of the unique features this out of the box bookmaker provides, is the dual wallet system allowing Australian members to bet with one wallet on Australian sporting codes or racing events and with other wallet for all others events such as all overseas sports and races.
As we continue our BetFair review, we have decided to give you a quick overview in a table bellow where you can find all the basic information about this bookmaker. All about user experience, odds, betting markets and sport coverage, you can read in the sections that follows.
This bookmaker has a pretty user friendly, easy to navigate website with the simple layout structure. It those not have the typical 3 column design we are used to seeing in other bookmakers. Here all the sports are listed in the top vertical menu. Even though the page is different then most online betting fans are used to, you will not be confused even if this is your first visit. The functionality of the page is practical. There is no unnecessary extra clicks needed to get to your desired event.
Mobile application is available for all main operating systems. This is the web application that can be accessed by browser. If you want to install application on you smartphone or tablet device this is available only on iTunes store for Apple users.
There is quit a range of payment and payout methods available from all major credit/debit cards to different eWallets even PayPal, bank transfer, pre-paid cards and more. If you would like to contect BetFair this can be done 24/7 via email, phone or live chat.
They provide some additional interesting features such as great service for greyhound, thoroughbred and harness owners. Owners of this animals can back their horse or dog to win on the Exchange and in the case of successful outcome they receive an additional 20% bonus. So called Cash out betting is another great feature they provide. Here you can lock in your profit or limit your liability before the event comes to an end.
Betting, Odds and Sports coverage
BetFair as being primary the exchange, have already developed a software for large sport book. They offer more than 40 sports with 11.600 different betting markets available at any time. In addition to all traditional major sports they offer a huge selection of different domestic leagues that other bookmakers usually skip.
Conclusion of Betfair review
As Betfair is the world largest pear to pear betting exchange in regards of being just a typical bookmaker. The website can be a little confusing but on the other hand this is not your traditional bookmaker so you do need to invest a little bit of time to get to know how the site works. With their back and lay betting markets they do offer some amazing values for punters. If you are familiar and enjoy betting exchange and back/lay betting this is definatly the best bookmaker you.
With this we conclude our Betfair review. If you would like to tell us all about your experience with this bookmaker you are welcome to do so in the comment section bellow or rate this bookmaker with the five point star rating system on the top of the article.