Betfair is established in 1999 and licensed in the UK targeting the market in Europe and the UK. You can place your bets online at https://www.betfair.com using a desktop or a mobile device. On Betfair, you can also place bets on Arcade, Financials and Virtual Sports as well as a few other products.
Betting with Betfair
They accept British Pounds, Euros, US Dollars, US Dollars, Australian Dollars and Swedish Kronor as well as a few other currencies. You can choose to bet using EU (Decimal) odds. With regards to sports there are 22 on offer so lots to choose from. They include Ice Hockey, American Football and Rugby League. Apart from sports you can also bet on Financials, Entertainment and Television as well as a few other things. Unfortunately, you can’t use the site if you live in USA, Hong Kong, China, Turkey, France and Japan where you are not allowed to play. That’s correct, players from the US are unfortunately not allowed here.
Withdrawals and Payments
Bonuses and Promotions
Betfair add new offers quite infrequently to their site – 2 in the last 30 days. They offer signup bonuses and the following specials: Free Bet, Non Runner No Bet, Free Spins, Money Back Refund, Cashback, Extra Places and Enhanced Odds. You can find some of these listed at the bottom of this page.
Betfair provides support via phone, email and livechat.
Bookie Trust and Web Ranking
Their BML safety rating is Likely Safe which means your funds are probably safe. We base this rating on our personal experience and knowledge, and you can read more about safety ratings here.
We also take into account externally verifiable ranking factors. We can take a reasonable amount of information about this betting exchange and sportsbook service from publicly available information on the internet.
The load time for this site is 0.18 seconds, which a very quick loading time. That’s read via a high speed internet connection – your load time will most probably be higher.
Now we should look at the domain expiry date. Obviously, when you’re putting your trust in a bookie, a domain that’s set to expire quite soon isn’t a great sign. In the case of Betfair it expires on 15th Mar 2019, which is in 365 days time. That seems quite short – it will expire in under a year.
So what’s the Alexa rank? Well, it’s produced by Alexa who are owned by Amazon and is a numeric ranking of a website’s global popularity. The lower the rank, the more traffic the site gets. So how does Betfair do? Its Alexa rank is 5,653 which is quite low – Betfair is a highly visited site and that’s a good sign.
In judging a bookie’s trustworthiness, it’s also a good idea to look at a domain’s authority. There are various services that provide stats related to the authority of a domain, and we use several of them to produce a custom score, out of 100. Betfair scores 70 which is is a very high authority score indeed – this has to be one of the most linked-to bookies on this site.
Having looked at all these stats and combined them in a custom algorithm – along with others not mentioned here – we can give Betfair an overall web trust rank of 69.33/100. That may sounds like a so-so rating – but that’s very high for a web rank and that means this is one of the most trusted domains on the site.
We have given Betfair a player experience rating of Above Average. This indicates that Betfair is generally well-liked by players .
The Bottom Line
We’ve gathered a lot of stats on Betfair and we put those together to create an overall rating. This is called the BML Rank and it produces a very accurate assessment of the quality of a boomaker. It takes into account many stats from their web rank, to the number of products they have, to their player experience rating. Betfair’s BML Rank is 77.06 which is an excellent rating. This is a top bookmaker.