Betdaq Bookmaker review
Betdaq is one of the largest European based betting exchanges in the world, second to Betfair. The company was founded in 2000 and it was purchased by Ladbrokes PLC in 2013, which means they are now part of the Ladbrokes Coral group. The main function of Betdaq is to allow punters to bet against each other. Exchange betting is different to traditional bookmaker betting, as there are no fixed odds, with punters betting against one another at odds of their choosing. The company is licensed by the Government of Gibraltar and regulated by the Gibraltar Gambling Commissioner, while for the UK customers, they are licensed by the UK Gambling Commission.
Becoming a member of Betdaq
It’s more than easy to open an account with Betdaq as you just need to click on the blue ‘Join Now’ button, located at the top right corner of the main page. The registration process is actually just one page, in comparison with other bookies where the registration form is split into three pages. You will be asked for personal details, address details and account details. If you experience difficulties during the Betdaq Sign Up process, then you have a green ‘Live Chat’ button at the bottom of the registration page and a ‘Live Assistant’ icon will pop-up from five to five minutes. Once the registration process is completed, you just need to use your Betdaq login details to log-in into your account and then you are free to make your first deposit and place the first bets. At Betdaq, you can use the most popular deposit and withdrawal methods.
Betdaq Deposit and Withdrawal options: Visa, Visa Electron, MasterCard, Paypal, Skrill, Neteller.
Take notice that eWallets deposits are free, but if you decide to use your credit card then you will have to pay a 1.5% charge.
Betdaq Free Bets, Special Offers and Promotions
Betdaq Welcome Offer – Get up to ₤1,000 Cash-back
In order to be eligible for this promotion you just need to create a Betdaq account and use the bonus code DAQBACK. Betdaq will give you a rebate of any commission paid during the first 30 days from the date of registration, up to ₤1,000. This Cash Back Reward is available to qualifying customers from 01.01.2018 until 30.06.2018. Free Bets can only be used on any virtual sports on betdaq.com and your Cash Back Reward will be credited automatically to the Cash Balance section of your account within 72 hours.
Betdaq Mid-week Multiples
To claim this Mid Week Multiple Promotion you must enter the promotional code MWM17 in the ‘My Account’ section on the website and place a minimum of ₤100/€100/$100 on BETDAQ multiples between Monday and Thursday. Once you have placed your Qualifying Bet, Betdaq will credit your account with a free bet of ₤10/€10/$10 as two ₤5/€5/$5 free bets by 17:00 on Friday and the following Monday. Please note that your free bet must be used on a multiple bet with a minimum of 3 legs and minimum odds of 2.0.
Betdaq Bet ₤10 Get ₤10 on Virtuals
To qualify for this offer, customers must enter the Betdaq promo code V1010 in the same ‘My Account’ section on the website and then stake ₤10 to receive a ₤10 free bet if it loses. Bets must be placed with minimum single odds of 2.0 and be settled during the promotional period to count towards the staking requirement.
Betdaq Website design
Obviously, an exchange betting website will differ from a traditional bookmaker. The Betdaq website it looks a little bit busy, but that is because there is so much information needed there. The website features a range of online gambling products such as Multiples, Casino, Virtuals and Sports Pools. If you want to find the latest markets, they are easily accessible from the main in-play screen where you can view the Lay and Back betting prices. The My Account section gives access to multiple areas of information such as current bets, current exposure, profit and loss and betting history. The website has undergone major improvements over the past few years and the new website is much, much better than it used to be. Now it’s very easy to switch between different markets and the odds presentation is nice and clean.
Betdaq Markets and Odds
As a betting exchange website, the commission that is taken from your winnings is very important and Betdaq have consistently low commission rates. Betdaq’s prices are determined by a free market, which means that the odds can vary greatly from those set by traditional bookmakers. As for sports coverage, Betdaq offers markets in football, tennis, horse racing, cricket, golf, American football, boxing, baseball, basketball, Formula 1, Ice Hockey, rugby union or greyhound racing. There is a wide range of Horse racing markets available, and a great ‘Next Horse Race’ button, which makes it even easier to view the latest in Horse Racing markets and back your winner.
Betdaq In-play betting
Betdaq live betting is available on football, tennis, horse racing and cricket and the in-play events could be seen by the clock icon displayed in the top-left. When available, you can see a graphical display on how the in-play event is progressing at the top of the screen. You will also see the stats for the event up to that point and placing a live bet follows the same process as normal. Furthermore, you can filter the sport that you don’t want to see on the in-play overview as well if you like.
Betdaq Mobile Betting / Betdaq App
The Betdaq Mobile app is excellent and is available for both iPhone and Android users. The App allows you to back, lay and trade on all your favourite sports while on the move, and also to cash out at any time prior to the match/race finishing. In addition, there is a mobile version of the website that you can access it through any open browser from a smartphone or tablet.
Betdaq Customer Service
The customer support on offer at Betdaq is of a good standard, as you have plenty of help options available. The Live Chat is functional, although is not the most responsive one in the online betting market. The E-mail support can take up to three hours, but you can also check the FAQ section before getting in touch with a Betdaq representative.
Betdaq Contact Details
- Live Chat 24/7
- Email address: [email protected]
- Telephone number of UK customers: 08701 781 021 (calls cost 13p per min plus a network charge from your provider)
- Telephone number of Ireland customers: 01 55 66 22
- International telephone number: +353 1 55 66 222
- Marketing Department email address: [email protected]