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What is Betfred ?

Betfred, led by Chairman and founder Fred Done, are the world's largest independent bookmakers and the UK's biggest independent high street retailer with over 600 shops, 5000 employees and a turnover in excess of £1.5 billion. Betfred are also the official bookmakers and gaming partner for Wembley Stadium and Manchester United.

Company Facts

Established 1967 by brothers Fred and Peter Done
World's biggest independent bookmaker
UK's biggest independent high street retailer
Over 600 shops across the UK
Yearly turnover in excess £1.5 billion
One of the top four bookmakers in UK
More bonuses and consolations than any other bookmaker
Betfred telephone betting launched 2002 online betting launched 2004 launched 2005 launched 2005
Betfred 'Games' launched 2005
£70 million being spent on expansion over the next five years
800 shops across the UK by 2008
Entered the Sunday Times Top Track 100 list of Britain's biggest private companies in 2005 in 56th place, currently 43rd

Why choose Betfred ?

Betfred are licensed in the UK and have been operating an un-rivalled service since 1967. They have a long established reputation for value and customer satisfaction and offer more concessions and bonuses than any other bookmaker. You only need one account with Betfred, as your account details give you access to the telephone and Internet and you can deposit or withdraw your cash in any of Betfred's shops.

Betfred Firsts !

Inventors of the Lucky 15
First bookmaker to offer daily early price races
Created the first 'betting shop millionaire' when Stuart Bolland picked up a cheque for over £1m from a 'Scoop 6' bet at Betfred's Cadishead, Manchester branch.
First bookmaker to offer 'best price' guaranteed races
First bookmaker to payout on disqualified horses after stewards enquiries, win, each way, singles and multiples
First bookmaker to offer odds of 500/1 for three correct numbers on the Irish Lotto
First bookmaker to abolish 5p rule four deductions
First bookmaker to offer singles on football matches
First bookmaker to offer a 'back or lay' service on football matches
First national bookmaker to pay 1/4 odds 1,2,3,4,5 and 1/5 odds 1,2,3,4,5,6 on golf tournaments
First bookmaker to go 'N/R no bet' on week of race bets for major races

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