Betfair is not a bookmaker with 50 or 100 years of existence, they are only 16 years old. It is a "young" bookie but very powerful, is the number one betting exchange. This bookmaker was founded in 2000 by Andrew Black and Edward Wray in the UK. The main focus of Betfair is the betting exchange, but also offers conventional betting. Betfair's earnings are not as high as other bookmakers, but his fame is almost like the others.
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Betfair Website Design
Betfair has one of the best designs on the market, is certainly the most elegant design among all others. The dominant color in the website is yellow and black. The main page, then log shows the events of the day in an orderly manner, plus live betting available for the moment. The website has several categories, all sorted by popularity thereof. It is a fairly soft design, any punter can find whatever in a smooth way.
Betfair Betting Types
Betfair is mostly for exchange, but it is also a bookmaker for ordinary or normal betting. Betting options are the same as in any other bookie, for example: Over / Under, Handicap, Goal Bands, Team to Score First, Winning Margin, Correct Score, etc. This bookmaker does not have the same amount of options, but they have the most popular markets and options according their selections.
Betfair: The Odds
It's a big bookie and therefore the great offer "heavy" odds, but not so on Betfair. The odds pay good money and are very competitive, some odds can not be found in other bookmakers. Important events have odds variables that are constantly updating to assure the punter the best gains. Their odds can be found on other websites using their api services.
Betfair Live Betting
Live betting in Betfair offer the same amount of information than other bookies, live updates, statistics, points and goals, etc. The live betting options is as wide as the pre-match bet. A live event can have between 20 and 50 betting options, plus almost all sports have the interactive pitch map of statistics.
Betfair App / Mobile
Betfair have app for android and iOS phones. This bookmaker has several apps, one for each gaming vertical: sports betting, casino, poker, exchange, bingo, etc. Each app is light and works on almost any phone. The official app can be downloaded directly from the website of Betfair quickly and it’s lightweight.
This bookmaker will continue projecting much more, as in 2016 joined forces with another major bookmaker to cover more markets. Betfair remains the favorite of many to be the number one betting exchange and one of the most reliable. Learning the exchange is very easy, it can be very lucrative for anyone, especially for those looking for something different in the world of sports betting.
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