A Look Over the Terms of Use of the Betfair Platform

With a multitude of betting products, including its betting exchange service, the Betfair T&Cs cover a huge amount of topics. To make it a little more digestible, we’ve listed them all here for a useful reference point. If any of this information appears outdated or incorrect, or if you have any questions, please send an email to info@bestbettingsites.uk and I will update the information as soon as possible. Also, be sure to check out our reviews of the bonuses, in-play betting and the mobile app at Betfair.

Betfair T&Cs – List of Contents

Betfair offers a betting service that is global, with specific terms relating to different parts of the world and also to its other services, such as poker or the betting exchange. So not all sections of these below terms will be relevant to UK sportsbook customers, but I’ve highlighted a few points that are key in my opinion.

A: Introduction

B: Account Terms and Conditions of Use

C: Betting

1. General Conditions

2. Conditions Relating to Betting

3. Conditions Relating to Us

4. Conditions Relating to Other Services

5. General Conditions

C3: Specific Conditions for Customers Betting on the Exchange on Events Other than Australasian Events

1. Specific Conditions Relating to Your Use of the Exchange

2. Specific Conditions Relating to Betting on the Exchange

C3: Specific Conditions for Customers Placing Bets on Australasian Events

1. Specific Conditions Relating to Your Use of the Exchange

2. Specific Conditions Relating to Betting on the Exchange

3. Governing Law and Jurisdiction

C4. Specific Conditions for Customers Placing Tote Bets

1. Specific Conditions Relating to Tote Betting

D. Betfair Gaming – Conditions of Use

1. Conditions Relating to Your Playing Games on Our Site

2. Conditions Relating to Your Use of Our Site

3. Conditions Relating to Us

D.3 You can only play the Games for money if you are:

a.18 years of age or over; and

b.Have reached the age at which you are legally entitled to play the Games in whichever country you access our site.

It is your responsibility to verify that you are able to play the Games for money in the country in which you are accessing our site. If you are not so entitled, Betfair reserves the right to:

I. immediately prevent your participation in Games and/or notify the Trustee to prevent your making any withdrawals from or use of your account under the terms of the Trust Deed;

II. notify the Trustee that all winnings which have accrued and remain in your account or which are otherwise due to be credited to your account be released to us in accordance with the terms of the Trust Deed and to deal with them as directed by the relevant authorities;

III. require you to pay to Betfair, or as Betfair so directs, any winnings already received by you and/or by anyone acting on your behalf; and

IV. report you to the relevant authorities.You understand that you may lose money when playing the Games and accept that you are fully responsible for any such loss. You accept that under no circumstances will any amounts lost by you be recoverable from us.

Comments: It is the responsibility of the user to ensure that they meet the legal requirements to bet for real money in their jurisdiction. Betfair can seize your winnings and report you to the relevant authorities if you do not meet these legal requirements. Never sign up to an online bookmaker if you are underage.

4. Conditions Relating to Other Services

5. General Conditions

D.5 Any information you send us will be processed in accordance with our Privacy Policy. You authorise us, at any time, to use any means that we consider necessary to verify your identity and creditworthiness with any third party providers of information. You agree to indemnify us and hold us harmless in respect of the release of any personal (or other) data pursuant to our Privacy Policy and/or these conditions.

Comments: As well as being able to take any means it deems necessary to verify your identity, you authorise Betfair to take measures to investigate your credit worthiness using a third party provider.

6. Conditions Specific to Customers Wishing to Play Poker

7. Conditions Specific to Customers Wishing to Play Games in the Casino

8. Conditions Specific to Customers Wishing to Play Arcade Games

9. Conditions Specific to Customers Wishing to Play Bing

E. Betfair Forum – Conditions of Use

F Betfair Live Video – Conditions of Use

F5.2 If you rely on Betfair live video to place bets, you do so entirely at your own risk. Betfair accepts no responsibility for any loss suffered by you as a result of your reliance on Betfair live video.

Comments:Live streams are delayed by a number of seconds by all bookmakers. Betfair states that its live streams are delayed by around 2-5 seconds. While the content is therefore described as live, that is not totally true, and any bets you place based on the Betfair live viewing systems are made at your own risk.