Mr Fred Done and his brother Peter started the Betfred chain in 1967. Since then, Betfred has risen to become the world’s largest independent bookmaker, and bettors all over the world use their sportsbook.

On this page, we'll cover all aspects of this excellent brand and show you what kind of bonus you can get when you sign up today.

Promo Code

There is no promotion code needed when you sign up with Betfred. All new users can take advantage of any special offers available when you open an account.

If it’s your first online betting experience, do not worry, as on this page we'll guide you through the claiming process and outline any stipulations that you need to be aware of.

How to Join

Before you can claim any of the welcome offers, you must first open a new account. Here's what you have to do...

  1. Go to the website
  2. Click the green ‘Register’ button in the top-right of the screen
  3. Complete the registration form
  4. Varify your account

How to claim your Welcome Bonus

Once you have opened your new account and you're logged in, it's simply a case of making a deposit in order to claim your bonus bets. To proceed, follow these steps...

  1. Log into your account
  2. Go to the Deposits section
  3. Make a qualifying deposit of £10 or more
  4. Place your first wager of £10 or more on a single sports market at odds of 2.0 or greater

When your bet is settled, you’ll receive £30 in bonus betting credit within 10 hours.

How to Place a Bet

If you’re new to the world of online betting, you’ll need to know how to place a wager before you can claim your bonus. Luckily, it's very easy to navigate around Betfred's state-of-the-art sportsbook.

A list of sports can be found down the left-hand side menu. Clicking on the name of any sport will bring up all available betting markets to be found within that sports.

Once you've found the bet you want to back, click on the odds to add it to your betslip. Once your betslip is complete, enter your stake and place your bet!

Sports to bet on

  • American Football
  • Australian Rules
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Boxing
  • Cricket
  • Cycling
  • Darts
  • eSports
  • Football
  • Gaelic Football
  • Golf
  • Greyhounds
  • Horse Racing
  • Hurling
  • Ice Hockey
  • Lotto Specials
  • Motor Sports
  • Politics
  • Rugby League
  • Rugby Union
  • Snooker
  • Specials
  • Tennis
  • Virtual Sports


As well as the welcome offer, Betfred regularly stages ongoing specials for their existing customers.

Whether you like in-play betting offers, acca insurance, horse racing offers, or football specials, there’s something here for you. Combine that with their best odds guaranteed pledge, cash out offers, and the #PickYourPunt promotion, and you’ve got more than enough offers to keep you occupied.

Thousands of live in-play markets across more than 10 categories, including esports and cricket, and rugby. Tons of American sports, including NBA, MLB, NFL, and NHL.

In addition to the live betting, you'll also find a wide and varied range of non-sporting betting markets in their specials category, including current affairs and political markets.

Deposit Options

Betfred users have a number of different payment methods to chose from. They include...

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • PayPal
  • Skrill
  • Moneybookers
  • Paysafecard
  • Neteller

Customer Service

You can contact Betfred's customer services team via the following methods...

Live chat: Yes, available 24/7. Click ‘live help’ tab at the bottom left of the screen.
Telephone: 0800 028 7747 (UK). +44 (0) 1925 878269 (international)
Twitter: @Betfred

Welcome Bonus Terms and Conditions

All online bonuses will have some small print, and so does the Betfred promo code. Here are the key points you should be aware of...

  • It is currently only available to UK customers.
  • You may be required to opt-in via an automated SMS text message.
  • Your first bet must be placed on the sportsbook.
  • Prepaid debit card and e-wallet deposits do not count towards your qualifying deposit.
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    Bet £10 Get £40

    New UK customers only. Register using the promo code BETFRED60, deposit and place first bet of £10+ on Sports (cumulative Evens+) within 7 days of registration. First bet must be on Sports. £30 in Free Bets to be used on Sports and 10 Free Spins (20p per spin) credited within 48 hours of bet settlement. Payment restrictions apply. SMS verification and/or Proof of I.D and address may be required. Full T&Cs apply.

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Last updated by on 01 Feb 2023