Betfair is one of the largest online betting services. The company has existed since 1999, and the poker room was launched in 2004. Betfair is a part of the largest poker network Ipoker. Betfair takes one of the leading places in this network.
The poker client looks modern and contains all the necessary functions for a comfortable game. You will easily find the game that interests you with the help of the filter system.
At the table, a player is provided with all the standard features, as in any other qualitative room: auto-rebuys, automatic time-bank, etc. The player can choose themes and ley-outs among a variety of options.
The room is also convenient for those who are engaged in multi-tabling. There is a possibility to automatically adjust the tables. Special features include a "Join similar" button. With the help of this command, the room will automatically select you the similar game.
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Traffic and game formats
There is plenty of game at different limits in Betfair room. The peak traffic time is in the evening by European time.
In cash games, you can easily find tables starting with NL2 and ending with NL200. There is also game at higher limits but with a reduced number of tables - up to 10 tables at peak times.
Spins (an original name in the room is Twister) start from 1€ and go up to 100€.
Tournaments are represented by quite good freerolls, cheap rebuys, and the cost of the most expensive tournaments goes up to 100€.
Sit&Go start from 0,10 euro cents, and the most expensive games are 100€. The speed of SNG is turbo and super-turbo.
Also, the room offers poker game with a short deck (6+ Hold'em). Currently, it isn’t the most popular poker format at Betfair.
Rake and rakeback system at Betfair
Betfair room has a SBR (Source Based Rake) system. According to this system, the played rake from each hand is split equally among the players.
The rake in cash games is pretty standard, but its amount varies depending on the limits: up to NL10 inclusively – 6,67%, at higher limits - 5%.
In tournaments, the rake is 10%. It is also charged from rebuys and add-ons. For super-turbo SNG, the fee is 8,5%; for Twister – 7,5%.
Deposits and cash outs
The whole game in the poker room is played in euros. All popular methods of payment are available for deposits and cash outs:
Betfair official website
On the official website of Betfair, you can register, download the client, as well as find out information about the actual bonus offers.
Bonus system of Betfair
Currently, the room offers a bonus for the first deposit - 200% up to 1000€. All new players are given one 5€ ticket to a tournament. Also, newbies can play Twister for free during the first week after registration (the room gives one ticket to the game for every 25 status points).