We first saw Betway come online back in 2007 and in more than ten years of trading, they have gradually become one of the most respected names in the industry. Their reputation points to a wide choice of markets and, in particular a good in-play offering backed by strong prices across the board.
Here’s what we found when we delved a little deeper.
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Sports Markets and Odds
The main focus at Betway is on our most popular sports so, when you hit the homepage, football and horse racing take centre stage. But their reputation is for one of the widest coverages around, so here is the full list.
Football, Horse Racing, Basketball, American Football, Snooker, Cricket, Ice Hockey, Tennis, Darts, Rugby Union, Rugby League, Boxing, Golf, Greyhounds, Formula One, Aussie Rules, Badminton, Bandy, Baseball, Cycling, Field Hockey, Floorball, Futsal, Gaelic Sports, Handball, Pool, Table Tennis, UFC / MMA, Volleyball and Winter Sports.
That really is an extensive list and the only thing that’s missing are the most obscure of niches. In addition, Betway are known as big supporters of eSports, so there are lots of virtual markets plus options from entertainment and politics, too.
In regards to odds, Betway have been featured on the big comparison sites for some time now and have consistently shown their value. They are never out of step with the rest of the industry and there are regular price boosts to give things an extra lift.
Bonuses and Promotions
The life of a Betway account holder starts in generous fashion with a 100% match on your opening deposit up to a maximum of $200 CAD based on the first deposit. That’s a good way in which to kick things off, but the free bet club here means that players can claim an additional $10 CAD freebie each and every week. To withdraw each bonus and any winnings associated with it, you need to wager an amount equal to ten (10) times the applicable bonus granted.
As with all of these deals, you should check terms and conditions in full, but essentially, this promotion provides $10 CAD in free bets when you spend $25 CAD on sports accumulators.
This list is supplemented by plenty of one-off, free bet offers so the range of deals at Betway is exceptional from start to finish.
Deposit and Withdrawal Options
Only the main funding options are listed at Betway and while some players might want to see some of the more obscure eWallets included, we should all have at least one available method for deposits and withdrawals.
The big bonus is that PayPal is on the list and this is backed up by Neteller plus all of the major debit and credit cards. All transactions should be instant and free so this is a small but fair selection.
There are a number of ways to get in touch here although the support options can be a little hard to find. They start with the help button at the top of the page which leads to a small but easy to understand set of frequently asked questions.
To bypass those, you will need to email [email protected] or dial a UK phone number. It’s surprisingly hard to find this information but responses are fast and effective once you’ve located them.
It’s rare for any operator to come through and really challenge the big names. For Betway, growth was slow initially as the sportsbook built up its presence, but the brand is now firmly classed among the list of bigger players.
Their profile has been raised by some top flight sports sponsorship deals, but there’s plenty of substance to back this up. It all starts with one of the best choices of markets around as popular sports and niche events get plenty of coverage. Coupled with that extensive list are competitive prices which are then supplemented through regular price boosts which are refreshed each day.
Add in the great range of offers for the life of an account, and you have one of the best sportsbooks around and a place where all punters should be looking to play.