Review: 9/10: This is the Bonus King!
– Maximum Odds 2.00 – Free Stake Returned
Betfred was launched in 1967 by Peter and Fred Done. The latter is still the owner of the company and feature extensively on many promotional campaigns. This is a bookmaker that has to be taken very seriously and that has increase the revenue in the last few years also thanks to a solid online platform. They have a combined turnover of £1.5billion and are expanding quickly.
Betfred started in north-west with a number of betting shops and gradually expanded in the whole UK before launching their telephone betting in 2002 and their online operation in 2004. Fred is also known as the ‘Bonus King’ and the reason is that this bookmaker tend to come up with continues promotions to reward existing customers in addition to welcome new customers with free bets. They have invented the Lucky 15 bet and they are also offering early price races across UK. On football they are running the famous ‘Goals Galore’ offering enhanced odds on both teams to score in selected games.
Even if you won’t find with Betfred the same amount of football markets that you will find on others leading bookmakers you will be able to find a large number of money back specials that are available to new and existing customers. They have odds on all major leagues around Europe although they tend to stay away from lesser known leagues.
Their in-play market used to be a minus for this firm but not anymore as they have invested heavily in recent times to get it at the level of the other leading brands.
As you would expect from a ‘Bonus King’ their offer of special promotions is huge. Some of their offers are legendary in the betting industry and have great success:
Their ‘Goals Galore’ is one of them: you will find enhanced prices on both teams to score in a particular market.
‘Double Delight’ & ‘Hat-Trick Heaven’ are also available on most televised games: if you pick a player to score first in a match and he does that but then he also goes on and score the second and third goals your odds will be doubled in the first instance and trebled in the second one.
Of course there are free bet offers for customers that decide to open a new account. Betfred will give you £30 free bet when you bet £10 and also will double the odds on your first bet. Considering that they are matching the deposit this is immediate and very linear with no strings attacked. To benefit from the freebet, simply follow those simple steps:
2-> Bet £10
3-> Get £30 in Free Bets! Any market any sports
On Betfred you will find everything you need from a top bookmaker operator website. You will be able to find the market of your choice and place your bet easily without the clutter that it is present sometimes in other websites. In the home page you will find the markets that are more popular and also the offers linked to those. You will also be able to easily access their inplay system where you will see live prices. They have also a news part of the site where they do provide analysis and also odds on football stories as they happen. They also have an in-depth stats and facts about each team which will help you in making a decision based on form.
As you would expect from one of the market leaders they have a very good customer service that is open from 7 in the morning to 23 in the evening (UK time). They have a very efficient department so you will get prompty and resolutive replies. They have also set up separate email inboxes to ensure that response time is kept very low. For most queries related to technical/account/betting/