It just gets better and better for Betfred customers,
with this bookmaker having rapidly improved their online offering in
recent months and years. There are lots of reasons to have an account
with this firm, especially since Betfred launched their In-Play service
which is among the best in the industry.
Customers wanting to bet
In-Play can now enjoy Betfred's excellent betstream technology which
not only has the odds updating in real time but also has all the
information you need to place an informed live bet. There is nearly
always a sporting event being covered on the live In-Play console, with
football and tennis the most popular sports for In-Play betting.
addition, Betfred not only provide magnificent bonuses for UK and Irish
horse racing but also have an unbeatable amount of cashback offers when
it comes to other sports such as football, tennis, cricket, rugby
union, rugby league and golf. They generally run along the lines of
money back to customers if a selected player scores the last goal of the
New customers can claim a free £50 bet with Betfred when they register. You can either sign up online or text MAX to 89660 on your mobile phone to claim the biggest bonus possible.
New Customer Offer
To get your free bet of up to £50, all you need to do is open an online account
, place your bet of £5 or more and they will give you a free bet to the same value, up to a maximum of £50.MOBILE
Text MAX to 89660 and you will be sent a link to claim your £50 free bet.
The cumulative odds of the selections on your first bet must be Evens
(2.0) or greater. If the odds of the selections on your first bet are
less than Evens (2.0), you will not be eligible for a free bet.
formerly known as Dones, was established in 1967 by Peter and Fred
Done. It’s the latter who now chairs and plays an active role in
promoting the company, to the extent where you can find his portrait on
the website homepage! Nevertheless, this is a bookmaker to be taken
seriously, especially when you consider they are the world’s biggest
independent bookmaker with a combined turnover of £1.5billion.
is the case with a number of firms, Betfred started out as a series of
betting shops in the north-west, gradually branching out geographically
before introducing telephone betting in 2002 and launching their online
operation in 2004. Fred Done likes to regard himself as the ‘Bonus King’
and the company claim they invented the Lucky 15 bet and were the first
to offer daily early price races in the UK.
Odds and Markets
As mentioned above, this is the self-proclaimed Bonus King
we’re talking about! Therefore, if you like the idea of added value,
it’s well worth signing up. You’ll regularly find the firm offering
extra places on big horse races, as well as improved each-way terms on
sporting events with big fields, such as golf and sometimes football.
odds are pretty good across the board too. You’ll regularly find
Betfred in a gutsy mode, sticking their head above the parapet for some
of the big matches, especially where their beloved Manchester United are
concerned! They’re especially good for UK racing and football, betting
to tight margins and regularly adding bonuses to successful
They’ve got a fairly tidy range of markets on most
sports, if not spectacular. Expect to find around 20 pre-match football
markets on the big games and a handful if In-Play opportunities. Check
out their 7th Heaven Bonus Coupon where you get enhanced odds providing
you place a minimum treble.
The Betfred website has improved a great deal in terms of look and
feel, not to mention navigating around the site and placing a bet. They
have a rotating graphic on the homepage advertising the sporting events
and daily promotions, while two big soccer matches are usually featured
underneath and then there’s a list of matches which are being covered
In-Play. Indeed, the homepage is crammed with information, although the
quick links in the left-hand menu are a good idea.
Placing a bet
is a nice straightforward business. When you click on a horse, team or
player, they are automatically added to a bet slip on the right-hand
side, with the various betting options that are available with that
selection. As you add more selections, you will see multiple betting
options and there’s also a column which shows your potential return with
Another thing that Betfred do very
well is In-Play betting. They have used sophisticated Betstream
technology to create an In-Play console on their website, with the odds
updating in real time and the prices are also competitive.
Betfred offer customer service between 0700 and 2300 UK Time and this
is a very efficient and friendly department who tend to deal promptly
with any queries that may arise. It’s also worth noting that they have
set up separate e-mailboxes to deal quickly with queries. So depending
on whether you have a technical / account / betting / free bet issue,
you can contact the relevant address. Expect a response within a handful
Customer Service Email
Customer Service Telephone Number