Betsson Review

  • Cashout times: Relatively fast (3-24 hours)
  • US Customers accepted: No
  • Customer support: Award winning
  • Casino: Available (Microgaming, NetEnt, IGT)
  • Poker: Available (Microgaming)
  • Games: Available

Betsson AB is having a really long history as a company, since their roots go back into 1963, as they were founded as a company to provide slot machines in Sweden. Their website was established back in 2000 and even though they passed many changes, steady growth is the trademark of their business since then.

A company acquired all of the shares of Betsafe group in 2011, also working and owning a number of websits via its subsidiares (such as BML Group Ltd & Betsson Malta Ltd) in Malta - their presence and customers base have been growing, being one of the strongest names in the industry as a brand now.

Customer support

Betsson customer support is awarded couple of times as the best in the industry - most recently as Best support in the EGR Nordics Awards 2016, while the company is listed at Nasdaq Stockholm stocking exchange adding more reliability to their brands.

Customer support includes live chat, telephone and e-mail options. Support center is available 24/7 and their team is consisted of really friendly operatives. Unlike with many other sportbooks, their live-chat option is extremelly fast and you won't wait for a long amount of time for an operative to welcome you once you've clicked the window to open.

Their website has one of the most comprehensive FAQ section in the industry as all the answers are presented in a really detailed manner. Typical response time for telephone & live chat is within seconds, while for email it is from 30 to 60 minutes.

The website is available in following language versions: English, German, Greek, Spanish, Portuguese, Norwegian, Polish, French, Serbian, Swedish, Icelandic, Italian, Danish, Finnish and Czech.

As said, they received the award for Best Support in the EGR Nordics Awards 2016 speaking enough about efficiency of their support.

Deposit and withdrawal options

You can bet using following currencies: Czech Koruna (CZK), Euro (EUR), Norwegian Krone (NOK), Peruvian Sol (PEN), Polish Zloty (PLN), British Pound (GBP), Brazilian Real (BRL), Swedish Krona (SEK) & United States Dollar (USD).

You can deposit using the following methods: Major credit cards such as Visa, MasterCard and Maestro, Bank Transfer, Skrill, Neteller, ecoPayz, ENTROPAY & Paysafe card.

There is a 2.50% fee on each credit card deposit (VISA, Mastercard/Maestro) as well for the use of ENTROPAY, while all the other payment options are free or any fee when making a deposit. Minimum deposit amount is 10 Euros or currency equivalent for all the deposit options.

You can withdraw using the following methods: Bank Transfer, Visa, Neteller, Skrill, ENTROPAY and ecoPayz. Minimum withdrawal amount is 20 euros or currency equivalent for all withdrawal options.

Some of the payment options can still differ from country to country and may not be available in your country.

Betsson is changing their payment routines to align with SEPA (Single Euro Payment Area) which is an initiative to standardise transactions in 34 different countries in Europe. By making common set of rules for all the countries together, SEPA aims to make payments within these locations easier and more efficient.

As all the top notch brands, they work with a one wallet system and you can easily move your funds from Sportbook to casino, games, poker rooms or live casino sections of the website in no time, of course using all the same login credentials and payment options.

Payout times and rules

Betsson strongly encourages every customer to make a full verification of account upon creating it and making their first deposit. This will avoid any kind of complications and unnecessary time wasting later on when you try to withdraw your funds back to your banking option.

In case the deposited amount isn't fully used (or more than that), they have the right to charge a fee on such a withdrawal. All withdrawals must be done though the same payment method chosen when placing a deposit. In case deposits were done using a number of payment methods, they reserve the right to split withdrawal across those payments methods.

All deposit options will are case of immediate funding of your account except Bank Transfer that needs 2-5 working days in order to settle.

Withdrawal times are pretty decent, starting from e-wallets (Skrill, Neteller and ecoPayz) which are the subject of hour(s), while Visa, Bank Transfer and ENTROPAY usually have transaction time of 2-5 working days in order to settle from the end of your local bank.

Betting coverage, Odds quality

Not the best odds in the industry, but this Sportbook offers action on almost anything, including some really small events such and less known sports. Their offer includes sports such as Trotting, Speedway, Pesapallo, Motorsports and Motorbikes, Gaelic Sports, Darts, eSports, Bandy and many more. Also including many non-sport varieties such TV Events, Special markets as well as Politics and Business related betting options.

As for most popular sports, tennis is completely included going from the bottom of it with all the ITF tournaments covered. Basketball is having variety of less known leagues such as Hungarian, Mexican, Puerto Rican or Dominican, while their odds are presented pretty early in comparison to the most of other bookmakers.

After all, football is given special attention with many specials and long-term betting options, but also including many transfer market sections and daily offers. Their menu includes majority of African and Asian leagues, as well as surpriging number of friendly matches worldwide.

National championships of Cameroon, Uzbekistan, fourth or fifth levels of football in Sweden or Finland, as well as youth leagues from Brazil or Ukraine or reserve leagues of Argentina are now a common thing with them.

In-play, live streaming & cashout option

They offer thousands of hours of sports for free via their live stream in the sportbook for all of their clients who have a positive balance. You can access their live stream simply by going either to live betting lobby, or by clicking at any match marked with "live right now".

For now, you can not view the live stream in full screen mode, however you can see multiple events by opening more windows in your browser. Live streaming is also supported with their award winning free app.

Main attractions of their live streaming feature would be Spanish LaLiga, German Bundesliga, French Ligue 1, Turkish Lig 1, but also ATP & WTA events, all NBA, MLB matches from North America, also Ice Hockey KHL and Champions Hockey League, as well as Volleyball's FIVB World League and FIVB World Grand Prix matches.

Betsson allows you, at their abosolute disrection, to take a return on a wager you already have made before it's settlement. This option is still in early phase in comparison to cashout industry leaders, but your cashout option may be available on selected pre-match or in-play sports market. However, their cashout option isn't available at all the times and as said, it's still in an early phase of development.

Advantages & disadvantages

This Sportbook is "European Like" when we consider their limits and odds quality - however, having in mind that they tend to release odds earlier than the most of the others and that they don't change it frequently - they are more than well worth considering.

Their banking options work just fine and are easy to use, however from time to time you may experience withdrawals not coming into your e-wallet within couple of hours - something that is always easily solved and the money comes with just minutes upon contacting them.

With huge variety of their offer and very early odds within the industry, this Sportbook is a must have on in case you use more than just a couple of active accounts.

Reliability

Betsson group now stands out as one of the strongest in Europe, having brands such as Betsson, Betsafe, Nordicbet, Racebets, CasinoEuro, Vernons and many more liked to their name.

Company is having offices in few locations including: Malta, Stockholm, Talinn, Tbilisi, London and Budapest, also listed at Nasdaq Stockholm stocking exchange for years now.

Being award winning betting brand, currently working under jurisdiction of Malta and having a UK Gambling Commission license for their UK residents, there's very little to speculate regarding their reputation.

Overall rating : 4.0 out of 5.0
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Betsson bonus offers

The bonuses are depending on where you are located.

Residents of Canada & New Zealand get 25 Euros first deposit bonus. Simply open account, make a deposit of 25 Euros or more and they will double your balance before your first bet. Minimum payment amount is 10 euros and maximum bonus is 25 euros.

Locked amount + Bonus amount must be wagered 10 x at minimum odds of 1.50. Wagering requirements must be met within 30 days for bonus money to become real money.

Residents of Germany & Switzerland get 100% first deposit bonus up to 100 Euros. Make a deposit of 10 Euros or more and they will match your deposit 100% up to 100 Euros. Rollover requirements 6 x odds 1.50 or above.

Residents of Finland & Iceland get 100% first deposit bonus up to 100 Euros, when depositing 10 euros minimum. Rollover requirement 6 x odds 1.50 or above.

Residents of Norway get 100% first deposit bonus, up to 5000 NOK and they will double up your money.

Residents of Peru get 100% first deposit bonus, simply by making minimum deposit of 10$ or S/30 and they will double up credit up to S/300 or 100$. Rollover requirement 4 x odds 1.50 or above.

Residents of Sweden get a risk free bet - up to 1000 SEK, minimum deposit of 200 SEK. In case you deposit 200-499.99 SEK, you will get a free bet worth of 200 SEK. In case you deposit 500-999.99 SEK, you will get a free bet worth of 500 SEK. In case you deposit 1000 SEK, you will get a free bet worth of 1000 SEK.

Any net winnings from risk-free bets must be wagered once more at odds of 1.50 or higher before withdrawal.

General terms and conditions apply.

Additional promos

There is many additional promos apart from first deposit bonuses. They regularly award their players with bonuses and giveaways - usually during some big events like EURO Championships, World Cup, Champions League finals, Grand Slams in tennis, finale of biggest US Sports etc.

Simply by placing a bet on some of the biggest events such as Champions League final or Grand Slam tennis bet, you can enter the draw to win cash prizes, travel vouchers or risk free bets.

There is also many exclusive promos, but also giving away VIP trips to exotic location in weekly draws with destinations such as Tenerife, Algarve, Majorca, Dubrovnik and many other. Their casino section is even more generous when offering bonuses & reloads.

Mobile betting

Mobile use is easy since the website offers access through regular mobile phone's browsing, but you can also use them with compatible application that come in versions for iPhone, iPad, Macbook and Android users.

You can follow your matches and odds "on the go", while the Sportbook also offers live stream in real time for all app users. Their application supports Sportsbook, Casino and Live Casino versions.

Odds - Profit Margin

Soccer
5.2%
Basketball
4.6%
Tennis
4.6%
Baseball
4.1%
Ice Hockey
4.9%
Overall profit margin
4.8%

Profit margin indicates the profit of the bookmaker. Bookmakers with a small profit margin, release more money on payouts, something which is an advantage for punters.

Restricted Countries

Residents from the following countries are not allowed to bet with them:

Afghanistan, Aland Islands, Algeria, American Samoa, Angola, Antartica, Australia, Austria, Bahrain, Belgium, Bouvet Island, China, Colombia, Cuba, Czech Republic, Denmark, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Estonia, France, French Guiana, French Polynesia, French Southern Territories, Georgia, Greenland, Greece, Guadeloupe, Guam, Guernsey, Heard and Mcdonald Islands, Hong Kong, Hungary, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Isle of Man, Italy, Ivory Coast, Jersey, Jordan, Kosovo, Latvia, Libya, Lithuania, Malaysia, Marshall Islands, Martinique, Mayotte, Mauritius, Morocco, Nigeria, Norfolk Island, Northern Mariana Islands, North Korea, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Reunion, Rwanda, Saint-Barthelemy, Saint-Martin, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Sudan, Spain, Sudan, Syria, Timor-Leste, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United States, US Minor Outlying Islands, US Virgin Islands, British Virgin Islands, Western Sahara and Yemen.

Website

Their website has been through many phases, but now it's one pretty to look at, well organized part of their brand. Each page seems to be where it should be and is as detailed as it can be.

Betsson Website screenshot

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