Betfred is one of the biggest names on the High Street, so you can be assured of a superb service and a comprehensive range of games from their website portal. Being a high street operation means that this is also one of the few sites where you can make a cash deposit if you wish – just by popping into one of their local branches. The clean, uncluttered and professional web portal home page is a sea of corporate blue, with the focus being on their sports betting offering, as you may expect. But casino players have an exceptional range of choices too.
The well-organised home page features a row of sixteen blue buttons, featuring all the various options open to you. The site is compatible with all kinds of devices. Sports betting sites are always keen for you to download their app, and there are clear advantages for doing so: easy, smooth access and quicker transfer between different areas being just a few. But you do not need to do so: the games can be loaded via your usual web browser as usual. Whichever you decide, just tap or click on the tab you want.
Most players will want to try the “Casino” first. Here you will find a further row of ten tabs to select. Click or tap on “Slots” to reveal a great range of around 200 superb games to choose from. Many of the top titles are here, but a special emphasis appears to be on film and TV franchised games. So you will find Life of Brian, Pink Panther, Rocky and John Wayne among many other well-known and less familiar titles. Sports are also heavily featured, so you can play slots with themes like Ice Hockey, Tennis, Football and even Frankie Dettori’s Magic Seven. “Card and Table” will take you to a another screen full of around fifty different formats of all the major casino games, plus a few less commonly seen examples too, like Craps and Sic Bo. There’s a separate tab for video poker, with ten different types and formats to pick from. The Live Casino features all the major casino games. Plus, for some light relief, there is even a range of around half a dozen choices under the “Scratch Card” tab. For even more variety, you can also try the site’s new “Vegas” site. This is also accessed via a separate tab, and carries an additional selection of games for you to choose from.
You can get started from just £5, and all the major payment methods are acceptable. Withdrawals will normally take around a week, with a similar minimum claim of just a fiver.
Help and support is excellent here. The FAQ section is comprehensive and live chat is available. More detailed assistance is available specifically for casino players via e-mail at [email protected], or on a special Freephone line for casino and bingo players on 0800 783 9146 (free within the United Kingdom only).
One major advantage of playing with such a big name is the security of knowing you are dealing with a concern with a hard-earned reputation to protect. But for further reassurance, the site is registered in Gibraltar, which means that it is fully regulated by the UK Gambling Commission.
Minimum Deposit: £5
Maximum Deposit: none listed
Deposit Methods: Visa, MasterCard, Neteller, Paysafecard, PayPal, Skrill, Bank Transfer, UK Betting Shops
Currencies: British pounds, Euro, Danish kroner, Icelandic króna, Norwegian krone, Swedish krona, Canadian dollar, Australian dollar, New Zealand dollar, Hong Kong dollar, Japanese yen, Malaysian ringgit, Thai baht, South African Rand
Max: varies according to method of payment chosen. Click on “Cashier & Account” , then “Withdrawing Funds?” for details.
Time to transfer: It will usually take around a week for your withdrawn funds to reach your account.
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Licencing & Regulation
Gibraltar Regulatory Authority
United Kingdom Gambling Commission