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Website Design & Usability 16/20

The website design of Betfred has been kept very minimalistic and in line with the brand image of the company. This will make high street punters sceptical about online betting feel more comfortable. All sections of the website are easy to find and navigate through.

Markets & Odds 18/20

Betfred offers a comprehensive range of betting odds across many different sports. Betfred covers all of the popular mainstream sports while also offering odds in markets for many sports outside the UK such as the NFL and NHL in the United States. Betfred does very well in offering the same market value across all sports with the same live betting features and in play action whether the sport is a Premier League football match or a second tier Spanish game.

Betfred commonly appear with best odds in football and horse racing markets on odds comparison websites which proves the value they offer to the punter.

Customer Service & Money 19/20

There can be few complaints in terms of customer service because Betfred offers a variety of different contact methods across all sections of the website. There are telephone numbers, e-mail addresses, a live chat facility and a catalogue of stored information based on frequently asked questions.

Betfred makes depositing and withdrawing money as easy as possible. All common deposit methods apply; Debit Card, Credit Card, Neteller, Paypal, Moneybookers, myCitadel, Cheque/Bankers Draft, Bank Transfer and through Betfred Shops. All of the same methods can be used to withdraw money.

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Promotions & Offers 19/20

Betfred has a range of promotions and offers which relate to various sections of the website. These promotions and offers are designed to retain the customer of a punter who may be using the Betfred website for the first time. The basic welcome offer for sports betting is up to £50 in free bets, customers need to deposit and wager a minimum of £5 when opening an account and a matching value of up to £50 will be credited to the account within 48 hours. The free bet stake is non-withdrawable but there are no other restrictions on withdrawing cash after using the free bet.

Other promotions are;

  • Cashback – A variety of sports are subject to cashback offers. If a certain event happens in a sport then Betfred will refund all losing bets. For example, if a certain player scores the first goal in a match then Betfred will refund losing bets.
  • Double Delight – Hat-Trick Heaven – Any punter picking a first goalscorer in a football match will have that price doubled if their player scores twice and trebled if they score a hat-trick.
  • TV Specials – Bet on an act to win a TV events show and Betfred will refund the bet as a free bet up to the value of £250 if your act finishes as the runner up.
  • Rounding UpBetfred will round up all winning greyhound double and tricast bets. For example a winning stake of £16.06 will be rounded up to £17.
  • Super Bonus RacesBetfred will offer varying bonuses on up to ten horse races daily.

Extra Features 15/20

Betfred does offer some good extra features for customers who are looking for something a little unusual. The range of virtual games on Betfred is superb with stunning graphics making different experiences much more realistic. The live casino is superb, quick to load and very easy to use. However, Betfred misses out in not having live streaming and radio links for the in-play betting section.


Betfred does the sports betting, poker and casino experiences very well. The company has done very well to stay loyal to a brand which will retain the custom of current customers as well as attracting new ones in a world where online gambling is changing all the time. The range of promotions and offers across all sections of the website is very hard to beat.

How to Claim Your Bonus at Betfred

  • Open an account and deposit an initial amount of at least £5.
  • Wager this stake on any sport and event and Betfred will credit your account with a free bet of the same value up to a maximum of £50.
  • Your free bet can be used in any way but the stake amount is not withdrawable.

Technical Info


Licence: United Kingdom


Languages: English, Spanish, Chinese, Hong Kong.

Site Terms: View the site’s Terms & Conditions

Our Rating: ★★★★☆

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