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Betsafe sports betting was founded in the year 2005 in Norway by the duo Andre and Christer Lavold. So the bookmaker is one of the newer providers on the sports betting market. The website is online since 2006. In 2008 Betsafe sports betting received the Maltese EU gaming license. Three years later, in 2011, the bookmaker merged with the Swedish company Betsson. From this moment on Betsafe was able to act international.
The registration with the bookmaker is clear and simple. Also the newcomers in the field of sports betting should have a simple game. The button for the registration is visibly displayed in the upper right area of the website. Clicking this button gives a direct access to the application form for registration. This form must be completed in three further steps. After completing, the betting fans are able to use all functions of the website for free.
The website of Betsafe is complex but clearly designed. The plots are well worked out. Especially soccer fans will notice this in the soccer arena. The latest promotions and offers are displayed in a slideshow which is visually appealing to all customers. The Scandinavian bookmaker aces not only with this design, but also with its extensive sports betting offer. On the left side of the homepage the customers find current sporting events. These bets are easily accessible via quick links. Below the links, all sports bets, which Betsafe Betting is offering, are shown.
The color design of the website is limited to dark gray and black. This raises the colored accents in a consistent way and invites the customers to bet. Variety is given because of the maintain more color schemes, and they also help with the orientation in the different headings. Especially at peak times the software is a little slower because of the high use. However, this does not detract from the fun of betting.
The betting line is very extensive, so in this area Betsafe leaves a good impression too. Just like other bookmakers, Betsafe sports betting has its focus on the soccer bets. Nevertheless, users can also find an extensive sports betting offer of American sports. It includes, for example, the NBA or NHL. In addition to that, the Scandinavian bookmaker offers other sports, such as the national sport "Pesäpallo" and other mixed martial arts.
In terms of the ratio key in the sports betting test, Betsafe Betting is standing at the top with an average of 93 percent. In selected events, however, some odds are higher. Especially with soccer events the customers often get the opportunity for a Surbet. The odds for less known sporting events can also lie below the average, that was another result of the sports betting test.
In Live betting section, the Scandinavian bookmaker is one of the best providers on the market. There is hardly a sporting event, for which no live betting is available. The betting fans can place their bets in real time, so respective bets can be found on the left side of the home page under the button "now live". Here the customers can find all possibilities which are being offered. But Betsafe does also offer all other common types of bets, such as the outright, Over / Under or handicap bet. In addition to that, Betsafe also offers numerous extra charges and special bets. In a free calendar, the customers can find all live events clearly displayed.
Although the supply of live bets is very extensive, the customers can find first signs of fatigue at the live stream and Liveticker of the bookmaker. Betting enthusiasts can find only red or yellow cards or corners and penalty kicks here, which is rather disappointing.
The betting tax of five percent is completely taken over by the Scandinavian bookmaker. That is the reason, why customers do not have to care about extra costs. The customer’s protection system offers an additional protection, which Betsafe offers as a member of the Betsson Group. This is another sign of quality for the reputable bookmaker. However, at Betsafe the enthusiasm for the round leather is not limited on the wager, it can also be found in the sponsorship: the bookmaker is the official sponsor from the German soccer team 1. FC Köln.
Betsafe offers a free app for customers, with which they can place their mobile bet. It is available for all mobile devices, such as iPhone, iPad or devices with the Android operating system. The app can be downloaded free of charge and can be installed very quickly. If customers do not wish to install the app on their mobile device, they can also use the mobile customized website. It can be easily accessed from the smartphone or tablet and requires no additional installation. At the Mobile Version Betsafe offers around 30 different sports. This corresponds to the desktop version and there are no restrictions in the mobile use. Bets can be placed also on exotic sports such as beach volleyball.
Also for all payments, safety and different options are given. But not all transfers are free of charge. If Users wish to deposit via credit card there are fees of 2.5 percent of the deposit. But customers can choose payment alternatives. For example, they can pay by Skrill, PaysafeCard, Neteller, Immediate bank transfer and ClickandBuy.
Payments will be made via credit card, bank transfer, debit card, Neteller or Skrill. The processing time depends on the selected option and can take several days to complete. In comparison with other providers the processing time lies in the midfield of the ranking.
The customer service at Betsafe Sportingbet is broadly and can be contacted via email, live chat or telephone. The team can be contacted 24/7. Once again customers will notice that Betsafe cares about a high customer satisfaction. Requests of German customers are not being answered around the clock, but in the period of10:00 to 22:00 daily. In general, the advice is knowledgeable and friendly. If customers are able to speak English, they can profit from the 24/7 service. When using telephone contact, there might occur come additional costs, because there is only a Maltese phone number available.
New customers at Betsafe get bonus of 100 percent, but this is limited to100 euros on their first deposit. To obtain the bonus, the new customers have to place a deposit from at least 15.00 euros to their account. A bonus code is not necessary. To request a pay-out, the bonus amount has to be rolled over seven times in sports betting. There is a minimum ratio of 1:50, these are the same sales conditions as in the casino.
Betsafe offers a wide range of different betting opportunities to its customers. Similar to other bookmakers the focus is on the soccer betting options, but there are also many more possibilities to discover. Even Live bettings for various events are offered on a large scale. Only disadvantage: the customers do not get a continuous transmission in live stream. Only red and yellow cards or penalties and corners are shown. With more than 90 percent the odds are comparable to other providers in a good central area.