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Betfred Sports Betting Review

Bookmaker   Betfred Sports Betting | Reviewed   24 May 2016 | Updated   17 Jul 2019

After starting out as a small operation under Fred and Pete Done, BetFred has grown to become one of the largest bookmakers in the UK with 1,370 shops. Like many other huge bookmakers, BetFred also features an online sportsbook. But does the online operation measure up to BetFred’s impressive land-based success story? Find out as we discuss this site’s bonus, design, game selection and banking.

Legal Stuff

Bookmaker Type Standard Sportsbook  
Operator Petfre Limited
Established Jan 2005
Licences UK Gambling Commission
Restricted Countries Australia, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Rest of World, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom, United States
Currencies GBP,  EUR,  USD,  AUD,  CAD,  SEK,  NOK,  NZD,  JPY,  DKK,  ZAR,  HKD

Bookie Features

Min. Bet £0.01
Margin Snapshot 9.02%
In-play Betting
Live Streaming
Fractional Odds:
Decimal Odds:
American Odds:

BetFred Sports Betting Bonus

The BetFred bonus calls on you to deposit and wager at least £10 to receive £30 in free bets. This isn’t the largest bonus in the online sports betting world, but it’s a good start when trying out a new sports betting website.

Aside from the free bet bonus, BetFred offers a number of other promotions on a consistent basis. Some of the promos that we see at the time of this writing include 1 free bet when you make 3 Wolverhampton (horse racing) wagers, super bonuses for wagering on specific horses, refunds on 5+ accumulator bets, and payouts for meeting certain cricket stipulations. This is just a sample of the many promos offered at BetFred, and we came away impressed with their selection.

Sportsbook Design

BetFred has opted for a simple blue design with white and dark blue bars at the top. We think that the design is too simplistic, but it at least prevents any distractions or obstructions. One major issue we have with the design is how many broken images there are on the PC/Mac version. We checked back on two different days, and the images were still broken. Hopefully this is just a temporary issue, but it looks unprofessional for what’s an otherwise reputable brand.

Sports Selection

This sportsbook offers lines for all the major sports like American football, baseball, basketball, football and hockey. But based on their “Quick Links” section, it definitely looks like BetFred puts the most emphasis on European and Australian favorites. Quick Links features Australian rules football, cricket, football, tennis and Grand Prix racing.

Deposit Methods & Customer Service

You can deposit at BetFred using Visa, Maestro, MasterCard, Electron, PayPal, Moneybookers, Neteller and PaySafeCard. As for reaching customer support, you can use email, live chat or telephone to talk with BetFred reps.

Betfred Sports Betting Conclusion

Despite the success of their brick-and-mortar shops, we don’t think that BetFred’s online sportsbook is a total hit. The broken images and small bonus certainly detract from this site. We also don’t know if the design will be enough to hold your attention over flashier sportsbooks. On the bright side, BetFred does offer a good sports selection coupled with nice bonus opportunities.


With over 1370 bookmakers across the UK Betfred is a household name in the sports betting world.

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Sports App Features - 85%

Sports Bonuses - 90%

Betting Markets Choice - 85%

Odds & Prices - 70%

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