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5 Dimes

US Friendly

Sign up Bonus
No Deposit
Live Chat
Online since 1999

£25 free bet (or currency equivalent)
Use promo code BET234

Bonus & Promotions
Details: When opening your account, use the promotion code BET234. Once you’ve made a deposit to your account, place a bet up to £25. You’ll receive your free £25 within 24 hours if your first bet loses.

Restrictions: Voided bets will not be counted towards your total value and those using Moneybookers to fund an account will not be eligible for this free bet or matched bet promotion. Qualifying bets must be placed within 21 days of registering your new Betfair account. Only your first bet will count toward the promotion.

Note: Please be sure to read the Bonus Policy on the homepage for extra information about restrictions and play through requirements. Get more information on this and other current promotions from the homepage.

Sportsbook Round Up At A Glance
Betfair offer one of the internets widest range of sporting types to bet on. You’ll find everything from the more traditional sports (including the major US events) across the board to fishing, gaelic games, financial bets and politics. There are monthly promos which offer all sorts of different ways to add credit to your account or claim free bets. To keep up with these, it’s always worth checking out the “Promos” tab when coming back to the site. Betfair also show many events on their live streaming page (more of which is talked about below) and “Timeform Radio” which offers in-depth analysis and commentary from the horse racing world. There is another nice touch for new users on the site; whilst taking a look around the various sporting bet, you’ll be offered a free video tour which explains how to place your bet pre or during an event. Very useful indeed. I’m not a big fan of the homepage design and find it a touch cluttered to the eye. However, i don’t find this a major problem and found what i needed quickly enough and without fuss.

Betfair is one of the highest regarded of the UK betting sites and has up to date won the Queen’s Award for innovation and international trade. They offer secure betting, excellent customer support through either e-mail or telephone (toll-free) and some of the best odds available around the web.

Main Betting Available
Live In-Play | Football | Horse Racing | Basketball | Cricket | Golf | Ice Hockey | Greyhound Racing | Motor Sport | Rugby Union | Tennis | American Football | Australian Rules | Baseball | Basketball | Boxing | Cricket | Cross Sport Accumulators | Cycling | Darts | Financials – Todays Markets | Fishing | Gaelic Games | Golf | Handball | Mixed Martial Arts | Netball | Poker | Politics | Volleyball and more

Recommended Deposit Methods
Credit Card | Check | Bank Transfer | Moneybookers | Western Union

Recommended Withdrawal Methods
Credit Card | Check | Bank Transfer | Moneybookers | Western Union

Note: Deposit and withdrawal methods may vary depending on your location and any restrictions imposed within that region. Please refer to the sportsbook homepage for more information on your particular area and detailed options.

Additional Deposit / Withdrawal Fees
In most cases, Betfair does not carry any additional charges on deposits and withdrawals. However, there are fees for certain methods depending on the country you are living on. Make sure to check these in your cashier when using your account.

Other Homepage Services Include
Live Video & Betfair TV Guide | Timeform Radio | Betfair Mobile | Where Is The Money? | Forum

Live Video & Betfair TV Guide broadcast many big international sporting events, live and uninterrupted. Every account holder can have free access to watch these events, simply by logging onto thier accounts on the Betfair homepage and then clicking the “Betfair Live Video” link situated on the top right of he page. Once open, you’ll find the video player and all upcoming live event streams listed to the right of the player.

Where Is The Money?
The “Where Is The Money?” tab (situated on the bottom left of he page) is a nice little feature, showing the total current matched and unmatched bets on pretty much every event Betfair cover. Use the drop down menu to navigate between specific sports.

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