How to Place Bet on Betfair Cricket

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Since its inception, Betfair has proved its mettle in offering diversity in terms of exclusive services, offered sports, betting markets, competitive odds and much more. It has walked hand in hand with the modern pace by including the In-Play, Live Stream and Mobile Betting feature in its betting prospectus. With the open end gamut on offer, it is a great opportunity for the punters to optimally utilize it and earn big.

If you are one cricket betting aficionado or intend to wager on another sport, then there is nothing better than Betfair to be at. All you need to do is as follows to kick start with your Betfair betting.

Step 1: Create Your Betfair Account

Before you venture onto the journey of placing your bets, you need to create your Betfair new account. You have to go as follows :

  • Click on 'Join Now' present on top right corner of the homepage.

  • A registration window appears whereby you have to fill the following details:

    • Personal details like gender, first and last name, date of birth, address, mobile number
    • Betfair account details like email address, password, security question, account currency, deposit limit
    • You also have to use the apt promo code 'ZBBC01' to avail the New User Welcome Offer which allows you to get £100 in free bets (5*£20)
    • You also have to tick the check boxes mentioning certain terms and conditions about the age verification, bonus receipt etc.
  • Then click on 'Join Now' to complete your Betfair new account registration.

    With a motive of providing a safe and secure platform for cricket betting and avoid underage gambling, the sportsbook tries to verify your identity as soon as you complete your registration.

  • A verification window appears whereby you have to click on 'Verify Now'

  • You can select either of the following documents to complete your verification process:
    • Driving License
    • Passport
    • National ID Card

  • As soon as you upload the required document, your account will be verified and you can then proceed with your cricket betting journey.

Step 2: Make Your Betfair Deposit

Making an account with the sportsbook is not enough, you even have to climb the second step of loading it with some bucks, so that you can place your bets with it. The Betfair deposit process can be elucidated as follows:

  • Click on the gray colored 'Deposit' tab present on the top of the page.

  • As you do, all the Betfair deposit methods are displayed for you to choose from which are mentioned below. It is to be noted that the methods so available may differ from country to country.
    • Credit or Debit Card
    • Bank Transfer
    • Neteller
    • Skrill
    • Paysafe Card
    • Sofort
  • As you select a method, you then have to fill the requisite details like the deposit amount, related account number etc. which vary as per the methods.
  • You can also alter your deposit limits in the deposit window itself.

Step 3: Start Your Betfair Sports Betting

After loading your account with the requisite amount, you are now all set to go ahead with your Betfair betting spree. You can go as follows:

  • Click on 'All Sports' tab present on the top left corner of the homepage.

  • The Betfair sports column consists of multiple sports available for you to choose from.
  • You can then choose a sport that you want to bet on. A case in point, choose Betfair cricket if you are interested in wagering your money on cricket betting.
  • All the tournaments or matches associated with the cricket betting aspect of Betfair are then put on display. You can then choose one of your choice, say Caribbean Premier League.

  • As you choose, the related cricket betting markets are then available. You can then make a choice, say Match Winner between the two competing teams.
  • The chosen betting market also has the odds presented alongside, for you to make a choice. For instance, you choose odds of 1.61 for Jamaica Tallawahs to be the match winner.

  • Your selections then get added to the bet slip present on the right. Following it, you then have to enter the amount that you wish to stake. Your potential winnings are also displayed simultaneously, example: you put £100 as the stake, so your potential winning of £161 would be displayed.
  • After reviewing the cricket betting market, its corresponding odds and the betting amount, click on 'Place Bets' to complete your Betfair betting process.

Step 4: Make Your Betfair Wihdrawal

You can withdraw your winnings with the sportsbook, if you want to. The Betfair withdrawal process is very easy to carry out and is as follows:

  • Click on the 'Deposit' tab again so present on the top.
  • Then click on 'Payments' tab and choose 'Withdraw' from the display menu.

  • All the available withdrawal methods are then displayed which are listed as follows:
    • Credit cards - Visa, MasterCard
    • Debit cards - Visa Delta, Solo, Visa Electron, MasterCard
    • Neteller
    • Skrill
    • Paypal

Akin to the deposits, the withdrawal methods so available differ as per the region or country so chosen.

  • You then have to choose a method of your choice. Following it, you also have to enter details like withdrawal amount, account details etc. The details so required also differ depending on the method.
  • Then submit the details to get the withdrawal process into action.

Other Key Features

  • The Betfair Live Betting enables you to place live bets with the sportsbook. It tries to replicate the ongoing matches with its animated video graphics, just to ensure that you do not miss out on the visual delight. The dynamic odds boost the chances of making it big while the punters can place their bets as per the instant action of the players.
  • You can also get your hands on the Betfair Live Stream feature that offers a high quality video streaming of the live matches that you are betting on. So, you are not going to miss on any aspect with the live stream offered by the sportsbook. Just ensure that you have all the technical or system requirements sorted at your end, rest leave it on the sportsbook to give you the two in one experience of watching the match while betting on it.
  • The Betfair Sports App is just another feat of the sportsbook whereby you have everything served at the comfort of your smart phone. Optimized for Iphones and Androids, it enables you to easily indulge in cricket betting or any other gambling for that matter, anytime while sitting in any corner of the world.
  • Betfair wasn't just satisfied with the mainstream sports app, so it introduced another one to add a tinge of quirkiness, by the name Betfair Exchange App. This one of a kind app ensures that you ultimately win, even if your placed bet results in a loss. You can set your own odds and lock horns with the creators of the In-Play betting itself.
  • The Betfair Promotions section is also not worth missing out. It is because it has a storehouse of offers and cash backs, enough to satiate the aspirations of earning more with the sportsbook. Ranging from New Customer Welcome offer to Referral Bonus, it has got you covered under its diverse options.

With Betfair being an all in one package for cricket betting and other gambling avenues, it is definitely worth giving a shot. Place your bets now and make it big with the sportsbook.

Frequently Asked Questions

How long does it take for bets to be settled?

The bets are settled within minutes or by half an hour at the max when you bet with Betfair. However, if your bet has been settled even after the mentioned time, then it is better to contact the Customer Support to help you out with it.

Can I cancel my bet with Betfair?

No, you are not allowed to cancel your bet once Betfair has confirmed your bet placement, It is advised to check the bet before final placement as it is irrevocable once placed.

Will I be charged for an Inactive Betfair Account?

Your account will be considered negative if you haven't logged in over 13 consecutive months.

An inactive account will be charged a fee each month until you:

  • login or reactivate,
  • close your account, or
  • your account balance reaches zero.

How to restrict my daily/weekly or monthly deposit limits ?

You can set your deposit limits at the time of initial registration itself. You can also update these details in the 'My Account' section of the sportsbook when you are logged in.

Why can't I choose the withdrawal method always?

You are not always allowed to choose as to how to withdraw your funds because of various security measures that Betfair uses to keep your money safe. It tries its best possible to process all withdrawals proportionally between the payments methods used, to fund your account.

How will I know that my Betfair withdrawal has been processed?

You will no longer be able to see the option of 'Cancel' if your withdrawal request has been processed.

Am I allowed to have more than one Betfair account?

No, the sportsbook allows you to operate through one account only. You can use your existing Betfair account to engage in all the activities related to sports betting.