Betdaq - Overview & Rating
Pros and cons
Characteristics of the Bookmaker – short
Betdaq.com operates only in English.
Developed in 2000 by Founder, Irish businessman, and entrepreneur Dermot Desmond, Betdaq has quickly made a name for itself as the second-largest exchange betting company. Betdaq’s relatively lower commission rate is its standout factor. The betting platform is well-known for its low commissions of only 2% for sports like horse racing, football, and cricket and 0% commissions for all other sports.
2011 was the most fruitful year for Betdaq, where the company bagged three major sponsorships. In January, the first sponsorship with Kempton Park Racecourse gave them exclusive access to fixtures placed every Wednesday in Kempton Park.
The second sponsorship, acquired in July, made Betdaq the official online betting partner for Celtic Football Club. The last sponsorship acquired in September made Betdaq a sponsor of the London Irish Rugby Club.
Under account number 54743, Betdaq is licensed in the United Kingdom. Betdaq has Remote Bookmaker License No. 1010112 for individuals gambling from the Republic of Ireland, Remote Betting Intermediate License No. 1010113, and, for casino games, it has Registration No. EU372006616. For clients from outside the United Kingdom or Ireland, Betdaq is authorized (ref 010, 012, 104) by the Gibraltar Gambling Commissioner, through the Government of Gibraltar. Another bonus of using Betdaq as your go-to betting channel is that it is available in several countries, such as:
- Cayman Islands
- Isle of Man
- Netherland Antilles
- New Zealand
- Trinidad and Tobago
- United Kingdom
- Virgin Islands (British).
Design and Layout and User Friendliness of the Site/App
The website layout is clean and eye-catching, with necessary information on display. The landing page lays down the list of all promotions and bonuses available for users. Ley markets are prominently displayed to grab visitors’ attention.
Betdaq’s Android app is easy to use. All the links to major events can be found on the homepage, where you can see popular events in-progress.
The mobile app supports additional features, including Betdaq Mobile Odds and Live Streaming. Note that Google does not support betting platforms, so you will require a third-party installation to download the app.
Users can download the Betdaq iPhone app by creating an account on the website and downloading the app from the App Store. As with any app download, it is essential to ensure that the necessary system requirements are met. For Android, it should be version 2.1 or higher, and for iOS users, the iOS version should be 4.3 or higher.
Services and Live Betting
Betdaq supports many activities that let players enjoy live betting on their favourite sports listed in the Betdaq sportsbook. The bookmaker’s most popular betting events include Betdaq cricket, casino, horse racing, and soccer.
Other sports on which players can bet include:
- Greyhound Racing
- American Football
- Mixed Martial Arts
- Ice Hockey
- Rugby Union
- Rugby League
- Formula 1
There is also a wide section of virtual sports on websites. Additionally, Betdaq offers Betdaq Tips, offering insights into horse racing and many other sports events. The markets are open for Virtual Horse and Greyhound races, baseball, speedway, cycling, and motor races. On virtual sports betting, you can position traditional bets or play live bets.
For live betting, Betdaq provides players with the option of live streaming. This option is also available in the Betdaq app.
For live betting, Betdaq provides players with the option of live streaming. There are various sporting events that players can live bet on the platform. However, the most popular is horse racing.
Unfortunately for Casino lovers, there isn’t any option available as of yet for live betting.
Freebies, Bonuses, and Promotions
The number of bonuses and promotions provided on Betdaq is outstanding as compared to other betting sites. A complete section is dedicated to providing players with the required information on the on-going promotions.
Betdaq provides a 0% commission on Premier League games that start at 12:30 on Saturdays. This promotion is available for both current and new account holders.
You get £30 upon opening your new player account when you bet £10 in Betdaq online casino.
When new players register for Betdaq mobile app, they are provided with an offer of betting €25 and losing nothing. The promotion can be availed by using the promotional code ALLBDQ03. In a no-lose bet, you have to bet a maximum of £25, which you can get refunded for if you lose.
Customer Care, Live Chat, Email Support
Betdaq has provided various channels of communication to its members. These include:
- Live chatting
- Sending questions
- Giving the team a call
- Sending an email
The live chat is available seven days a week between 10:00-8:00 from Monday-Friday, 9:00-8:00 on Saturdays and 10:00-6:00 on Sundays. The “contact us” form available on the website allows you to ask questions. You can also call the Betdaq team directly at available telephone numbers. To send their queries through email, customers can contact [email protected].
The signup process is user-friendly and quite simple. All you have to do after visiting the site is to click the “Join Now” button located at the banner’s top right corner.
You will be redirected to another page where a one-page registration form is displayed. Here, you’ll be expected to fill in the usual data such as your name, surname, address, phone number and email. Additionally, you’ll also be asked to select a username and password.
Betdaq offers card, e-wallet, bank transfer and cheques options for deposit funding and payouts from your account. Betdaq accepts Visa, MasterCard, and Visa Electron debit cards at a charge of 1.5% on all deposits. To deposit funds bank transfers and cheques can be used, but not for any withdrawals. The following currencies are accepted:
- Euros (EUR)
- United Kingdom Pounds (GBP)
- United States Dollars (USD)
Reliability, Integrity, and Safety
Considering Betdaq’s standing as the world’s second-largest betting Exchange Company, it is more than assured that Betdaq provides its users with a reliable and safe betting platform. Additionally, many reviews available on various sites ensure that the customer service team is highly professional and compliant to solve problems faced by users (if any).
What Does the Site Not Have?
Betdaq offers various features that make it a popular exchange betting app, however, there are still some important options missing that members have complained about. The most common complaint we have come across is the lack of options to live stream when betting on the website. Although the app allows users to live stream, there are still issues with the app causing many users to request a web live streaming option as well.
Products and apps
Betdaq offers sports betting, in-play betting, exchange and casino options for its users. You can avail of the same services either in the mobile mode or in Betdaq app. The app is available both for Android and iOS platforms and it can be downloaded in the Plays Store and App Store.
Bonuses & Promotions
You can fund deposits in Betdaq via VISA and Mastercard debit cards, Skrill, Neteller and bank transfer. The deposit limits the user must do on his/her own. However, there are maximum and minimum limits by default. The minimum deposit sum is £10. The maximum is £5,000 per day. The processing is made instant via cards, Skrill and Neteller and within a business day via bank transfer. The bookmaker holds no commission for deposits.
The withdrawal can be made through VISA and Mastercard debit cards, Skrill, Neteller, Visa Direct and bank transfer. The minimum withdrawal sum is £10. The maximum limit is £20,000 per day for cards. There is no maximum limit for Skrill, Neteller and bank transfers issued by the bookmaker, though your payment methods may set a maximum transaction limit. The processing via cards and e-wallets within 24 hours, though it may take up to 5 days. The processing via bank transfer takes 1 business day and some minutes via VISA Direct. No fees are charged by the bookmaker for payouts except for bank transfer. If your payout via bank trasnfer is less than £4,000 you a £12 fee will be charged. If your payout via bank transfer is more than £4,000 no fee is charged for withdrawal.
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Betdaq accepts only British pound, Euro and US dollar.
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Betdaq offers 3 standard options for contacting the support team: email, live chat and phone call.
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No, unlike other betting sites, Betdaq does not have premium charges.
Betdaq offers a simple and easy to understand platform. Members need to first click on the exchange tab to place their bets. You can choose the sporting event of your choice from a list displayed on the left side of your screen. After selecting the event of choice, you’ll have to enter the odd you’d like to take.
The commission charged by Betdaq is 0% on all events except soccer, horse racing, greyhounds, cricket, and virtual sports, where the commission rate can be as little as 2%.
If you’ve closed your account, you can simply ask for reactivation by sending an email to [email protected].