Betway Sports Review
Betway are a private gaming company that focuses on providing number of different gambling platforms for their customers to enjoy and all from the luxury of one account. Since it was founded in 2006 they have since expanded the business across all areas of betting and now offer a Casino, Sportsbook, Vegas, Poker and Bingo.
Their services extend all over Europe and to countries such as Malta, UK, Denmark, Italy, Spain, Germany, Belgium and Ireland. Betway are currently based in Guernsey and Malta and they have support in Cape Town, Isle of Man and London.
In February, 2015, Betway had become an official sponsor of West Ham United, in a groundbreaking deal worth £20 million and lasting for 2 a half years. This was West Hams’ largest ever agreement and broke the clubs record.
Website – Layout & Interface:
Betway have a very sleek looking website that features different shades of green on a black and grey background, the colour scheme used here is excellent and makes the overall user experience very special.
The Betway logo is featured in the top left of the homepage and the sign up tool is exactly opposite on the right hand side, where you would usually expect to find them. In-between is the navigation menu that customers can use to manoeuvre between the different products offered by Betway, such as Sports, Casino, In-Play, Live Casino, eSports, Poker, Vegas, Bingo, Plus and Blog. For this review we will be mainly covering all of the aspects of the sports betting side of the site.
Once on the sports betting tab, if you look over to the left side of the page you will see a button to move instantly to in-play betting and slightly below is a quick links tab. This is a list designed to help customers navigate around some of the popular products and markets that Betway offer effortlessly. Underneath is the comprehensive list of sports featured at Betway and across the page on the right is where the bet slip, useful stats and some current promotions are found.
Betfair have an option that allows players to choose between 14 different language formats, so if english isn’t your native language this will certainly add to your overall playing experience, as well as options to swap how the odds are displayed throughout the site.
Betway have a great selection of markets available to their customers but being UK based – football is definitely covered more extensively. The sports that are covered, such as Football, Tennis, Horse Racing, Snooker, Tennis, Darts, Ice Hockey, Golf, Baseball, Cricket, Rugby League, Rugby Union, Boxing, UFC/MMA, Greyhounds, American Football, Motor Sports, Volleyball, Cycling, Handball, Gaelic Sports, Bandy, Aussie Rules, eSports, Politics, Floorball, Pool, Table Tennis, Specials and Winter Sports. As soon as you have chosen the sport you are interested in, you are then given options regarding the country of your preference, events and matches within your choice.
Welcome Bonus & Promotions:
For all new customers that create an account with Betway can receive a welcoming gift in the form of a matched deposit bonus, to get the most of this you will need to deposit £50 and Betway will then credit your account with an extra £50.
Once you have an account with Betway, there are plenty of other enticing offers and schemes to keep you interested such as Betways’ Premier League Double Winnings, this promotion gives you double the winnings when you place a Win/Draw/Win bet on any Premier League Match if the player you have backed loses the first leg but goes on to win the match.
Betway also have great deals up for grabs on football accumulators, NBA and NHL games, Horse Racing as well as other US sports and also the Six Nations. There is also an option to opt into their “Betway Free Bet Club”. Once in, if you spend £25 or more on football accumulators that are 3 fold or higher in a given week, you will receive a total of £10 in free bets. This is rewarded as a £5 free bet on Saturday and £5 on Monday.
By accessing Betways in-play tab you are then presented with all of the live betting options offered. The console is very easy to use and you can easily find sports that are live at that time and upcoming matches.
Betway offer in-play betting options for Football, Basketball, Tennis, Ice Hockey, Snooker, Handball, Table Tennis, Winter Sports and eSports. The length of time thats passed within the game is clearly shown and by clicking on the game you wish to bet on, you are then presented with all of the different betting markets to choose from. For football you can expect the usual Win/Draw/Win, Handicaps, Correct Score, Double Chance, Draw No Bet, Total Goals, Total Goals Odd/Even.
Mobile & Tablet:
For IOS users, to download Betways dedicated mobile application, you can head over to the app store and download it directly from there. Android users can download from Betways’ website and for both OS, the application isn’t a requirement as you can access everything found on both the desktop and application versions by heading over to Betways’ website from your portable devices browser. This is optimised for the small screen and if you are being mindful of your mobile or tablets memory, is probably the best option for you.
Crediting your Betway account is extremely simple and they accept a bunch of different methods of payment. So if you want to add funds via Visa, Visa Electron as well as e-wallets like PayPal, Skrill, Paysafecard, Neteller then these are all widely accepted.
Regarding withdrawal times, e-wallets are most definitely the quickest option and the funds are usually within your account within 24 hours. Bank cards take slightly longer and it can be up to 3-5 business days before your winnings are available.
Betways’ customer support is reachable round the clock, 24 hours a day 7 days a week and they have a few different methods in which they can be contacted. Firstly by telephone and email and the number and address can both be found on the website, secondly is the live chat function which is definitely the preferred method as you can still access the website and play without being restricted by waiting around on the phone.
Betway are definitely a contender for one of the best online sports betting sites we have reviewed, their website is beautifully laid out and aesthetically very pleasing. They have tonnes of offers available for new and old customers alike and if you are an active player we would certainly recommend signing up for the free bet club.
They could improve on the variety of accepted payment methods however to bring them in line with some of the other big names in the business but for what they do have, they already appeal to a large audience. Their customer support is fantastic and have extremely good knowledge and provide consistently good customer service for the product they offer. So to fully experience what Betway have to offer we suggest you open an account with them today to see for yourself.