Salas de Poker - Betfair Poker Review

Betfair
Network
iPoker
Bono
No tiene bono
Rakeback
35% Rakeback
Races
Exclusive bimonthly rake race worth 30,000 euros
HUD
Permitido
Cashier
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Highlights

Exclusive 250 Euro Weekly Loyalty Freeroll
One of iPoker's most reputable skins
Twister Poker jackpots with big payments
Fast games for action lovers
HUD and tracker support
Good traffic and recreational activities during European hours
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Betfair Poker Review

Betfair, with many years of experience, is a benchmark in the world of online sports betting and poker. Betfair is part of the iPokernetwork, one of the largest and most recognised networks in the industry and home to many other online poker platforms.

Betfair software review

Betfair’s poker software meets the visual and functional needs for players to enjoy user-friendly interaction and easy access to their favourite games through easy-to-configure filters.

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Over the years the platform has received constant updates, adjusting to the needs and trends of modernism that players are looking for in a room.

Betfair User Interface

At the tables you find the standard features of any platform, such as sit out on the next hand, waiting for the big blind, folding if there is a bet, different betting options, table theme selection, hand history, table position adjustment and so on.

If you are a player used to playing multiple tables, Betfair’s software allows you to play on up to 15 different tables simultaneously. Whether you run cash game sessions, tournaments or a combination of both, you can organise your games in the way that suits you best.

Betfair allows the use of tracking software such as Holdem Manager and PokerTracker.

Betfair’s software is available for Windows PC as well as Android and IOS operating systems.

Betfair traffic and games

Betfair offers very good player traffic, as it shares users with other iPoker network skins such as Betssonand BetSafe. On average you can find between 7 to 8 thousand online players participating in the different games offered by the room.

Cash Game

Its main cash game offering features Hold’em and Omaha games. Hold’em games are available in No Limit and Fixed Limit variants at Heads-Up and 6-Max tables, while Omaha games are available in Fixed Limit and Pot Limit variants at Heads-Up and 6-Max tables.

Betfair also offers Short Deck 6+ No Limit Hold’em games on 6-Max tables.

In terms of the level of stakes offered by the room, you’ll find games ranging from €0.01/€0.02 to €20/€40.

  • No Limit Hold’em from €0.01/€0.02 to €5/€10
  • Fixed Limit Hold’em from €0.02/€0.04 to €20/€40
  • Pot Limit Omaha from €0.02/€0.04 to €5/€10
  • Pot Limit Omaha Hi/Lo from €0.02/€0.04 to €5/€10
  • Fixed Limit Omaha from €0.02/€0.04 to €20/€40
  • Fixed Limit Omaha from €0.02/€0.04 to €5/€10
  • Short Deck 6+ No Limit Hold’em from €0.02/€0.04 to €1/€2

Speed Poker

Betfair also offers its Speed Poker tables, a Hold’em and Omaha cash game where you play against a field of players rather than at a specific table. Speed Poker offers you the speed fold option, where you fold your hand and instantly move to another table to play a new hand with a new group of players, giving you a fast pace of play.

All Speed Poker tables are 6-Max and for Hold’em you find them in No Limit variant, while for Omaha you find them in Pot Limit variant. Play levels range from €0.02/€0.05 to €1/€2.

It should be noted that as this room is oriented towards the European market, its tables are displayed in Euros or Pounds Sterling.

Multi-Table Tournaments (MTT)

In terms of multi-table tournaments (MTTs), the room has a wide variety of MTTs on offer, with buy-ins ranging from €0.20 to €200 as well as Freeroll and promotional tournaments. Their flagship tournament is the Main Sunday Sweat with €75,000 GTD at a buy-in of €100.

Tournaments are available in No Limit Hold’em, Fixed Limit Omaha and Pot Limit Omaha variants, with regular, turbo and hyper turbo structures. You will also find tournaments with re-buy, re-entry, Knockout, Deep Stack, All-in Shootout formats.

Sit & Go Tournaments

On the other hand, Betfair offers Sit & Go tournaments in No Limit Hold’em, Fixed Limit Hold’em and Pot Limit Omaha variants, from 2 to 18 players, with regular, turbo and hyper-turbo structures and buy-ins ranging from €0.10 to €5000.

Twister Tournaments

Twister tournaments are Betfair’s version of Spins, No Limit Hold’em tournaments with a Sit & Go structure and a three player turbo format where you can win from 2x to 1000x the value of your buy-in. Buy-ins range from €1 to €100.

Deposits and withdrawals

For deposits and withdrawals at Betfair you can use traditional methods such as credit or debit cards, as well as e-wallets such as Skrill, Neteller, ecoPayz, MuchBetter, AstroPay and Paysafecard.

All deposits are processed instantly and for withdrawals, the processing time for withdrawals will depend on the method chosen.

Please note that some of the methods for processing deposits or withdrawals vary depending on your country of residence.

Welcome bonus

Betfair offers you a welcome bonus of 200% up to €200 when you make your first real money deposit from €10, in addition to the bonus you will receive 2 entries to their exclusive €250 Sunday Freerolls tournaments.

Once you have made your first deposit the bonus is activated and you will have 90 days to release it. To release the bonus you have to accumulate loyalty points by playing real money games, either cash games or tournaments. Bonuses are released in portions of €10 per 1250 points.

Betfair Promotions

Twister race for €12,500

The Twister race gives you the chance to win a share of €12,500 in prizes on a weekly basis. To participate you must register each week from the mission window and play the Sit & Go Twister tournaments and accumulate points for the weekly leaderboard.

All participants in Twister tournaments receive points, equivalent to the tournament buy-in, but with the winner receiving double points. So, if you play a €2 buy-in Twister tournament and win it, you will receive 4 points towards the leaderboard, while all other participants will receive 2 points.

Daily Wheel Deal

Betfair Poker

This promotion is available to Bronze, Silver and Gold players in the Betfair Loyalty Club programme. Each day you will have to register for the Daily Wheel Deal and complete a mission to win a random prize.

Missions vary from playing cash game hands, playing tournaments and even participating in casino games.

After completing the mission of the day you will earn a chance to spin a roulette wheel and win a prize. Rewards vary according to your status within the Loyalty Club and are as follows:

Prize TypeBronzeSilverGoldChance
Cash€500€2,500€5,0001 in 20,000
Cash€100€500€1,0001 in 6,667
Cash€20€100€2001 in 769
Twister Token€10€20€501 in 400
Cash€5€10€201 in 250
Age of the Gods Twister Token€1€5€101 in 125
Free Spins on Age of the Gods1020501 in 67
Cash€1€2€51 in 50
Twister Token€1€2€51 in 17
Twister Token€0.50 (Wild Twister)€1€21 in 1.12

Betfair Loyalty Club

The Betfair Loyalty Club is a system that rewards players for accumulating Status Points (SP) in real money games by assigning them a status, which can be Bronze, Silver or Gold.

Status Bronze

All new users have Bronze status and are eligible to participate in Betfair’s general promotions, however this status does not offer Cashback benefits.

Status Silver

You upgrade to Silver status by earning 1250 points in the course of a calendar month, with this status you get up to 20% Cashback, so when you accumulate 1250 points you get €10 to your account.

Status Gold

You upgrade to Gold status by earning 12500 points in the course of a calendar month, with this status you get up to 35% Cashback, so when you accumulate 1250 points you get €17.50 to your account.

To get the benefits of Cashback you need to register from the mission window and start collecting points. Only points earned after registering for the Cashback promotion are valid.

25 points will be credited for every €1 commission you pay in both cash game and tournament play. For players playing in Pound Sterling, 35 points are credited for every £1.