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BetVictor Bookmaker

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Why Join BetVictor?
  • High maximum daily withdrawal limits
  • A regular range of specials as money back and accumulator bonuses, etc.
  • Over 65 years in the betting industry

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BetVictor Review

Last updated: 10-10-2016

Some may not know, but BetVictor is just a rebrand of the previously known Victor Chandler brand, a company present in the land based sports betting business since 1946. The BetVictor group of web-sites serves over half a million customers in over 160 countries throughout the world, operating mainly for punters coming from the United Kingdom, but also Europe, Far East, and the Commonwealth, providing services in over 10 different languages. The business of BetVictor besides online betting includes extremely successful casino and poker sites too. Today BetVictor is the largest employer on Gibraltar.

Such a good all-round bookie doesn’t need a huge welcome offer to attract new customers, but they still have a £25 free bet for first time depositors.

  • Live streaming of horse races
  • Wide range of betting markets
  • A well established online bookmaker
  • Very low profit margin on football
  • US players aren’t allowed
  • Limited payment methods list
  • No International Toll Free Phone

Background & License

The story of the Victor Chandler business began in 1925 with the opening of the Walthamstow Greyhound Stadium by the grandfather of the owner of BetVictor. But it was only in 1946 that the Victor Chandler company began working as we know it today. In 1963 the company made the biggest breakthrough when betting shops in England became legal.

The current owner of BetVictor took over the company in 1975 and became the definition for pioneering actions in the sports betting industry. In 1990s, still going by the name Victor Chandler, the company began to grow towards foreign markets by accepting bets from Asia.

In order to avoid customers paying betting taxes Victor Chandler obtained a licence in Gibraltar and thus in 1999 he entirely moved his betting business there.

Deposit Bonus & Promotions

Newly registered members at the BetVictor web-site can benefit from a sign up offer of £25 as a free bet. When new punters at BetVictor make their first bet, their bets are matched with the same value up to a maximum of £25. In order to be eligible for this offer you will need to place your first bet within 30 days of opening your account and must contain at least one selection with odds of evens (2.00) or greater. In order to see if you are eligible for this bonus offer you will need to read the full terms & conditions for this bonus, where all the countries that are not eligible for the offer are listed.

The promotions at BetVictor mainly encompass horse racing or football, with other sports being covered occasionally, based on the demand. There are plenty of football specials, horse racing and football free bets, refunds for certain matches, etc.

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Summary

BetVictor, formerly known as Victor Chandler, is one grand and reputable bookie with long history of providing betting services in the best possible way that comes out of an almost 70 years of experience with such activities. It is one of the longest standing bookmakers that you will read about offering fast and safe withdrawals, competitive odds, best odds guaranteed for UK and Irish horse racing and the smallest profit margin for football. If you do your own little research on competitive odds and compare BetVictor with other reputable bookmakers you will notice that BetVictor offers some of the best long-term odds. Most of all, it has an extremely easy to use web-site that is simple to navigate where everything is clearly visible, unlike some other great online bookmaker web-sites.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I register at BetVictor from my country?

You can find this out easily. Each bookmaker website has its own list of restricted countries, and such list is usually available in the Terms & Conditions section of the website. Alternatively you can ask the customer support of BetVictor, or you can just try and register and see what happens. You will be informed if registering is not possible for you.

Does BetVictor offer mobile betting?

If you own iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, Android mobile or tablet, Blackberry or any other mobile device that you can use to go online, you can place bets without a problem. BetVictor offers mobile and web betting apps that are compatible with all today’s mobiles.

I don’t know any betting term? Where can I find definitions?

Betting terms are very easy to find. You can go to our Betting Glossary section on our website by just copying this link into your web browser: http://www.soccernews.com/soccer-betting/betting-glossary/. The internet is full with similar resources, so you can always Google betting terms if you want some more info on them.

Does BetVictor offer my currency?

Each member registering his BetVictor account is asked to select currency in which he prefers to deposit. He will have to choose between the following options: Australian Dollars, Canadian Dollars, Danish Kroner, Euros, New Zealand Dollars, Norwegian Krone, Romanian New Leu, Singapore Dollars, South African Rand, Swedish Kronor, Swiss Francs, UK Sterling and US Dollars. Once you have selected the currency for your account it cannot be changed.

How can I get the BetVictor Free Bet?

Open an account, and make your first deposit. After your funds have been made available to your betting account just make a qualifying first bet to claim the Free Bet offer. A qualifying bet is a bet with at least one selection at odds of Evens (2.0) or greater.

Sports and In-Play

BetVictor offers five odds formats, the standard European (decimal), UK (fractional) and US (American format), as well as Indo and Chinese formats in order to cater to the needs of its Asian punters. This is a very reliable bookmaker that offers consistently good fixed odds, reasonable Asian handicaps, and that accepts large bets. There is a great range of tools and promotional offers for its customers like live media coverage of racing events and an In-Running Diary where you will find all current live in-play betting events with live scores and stats.

Football

BetVictor’s football offering is very strong. There might be a smaller selection of football leagues compared to other top bookmakers, but you can expect a huge number of betting opportunities on some of the most popular top football leagues for sports betting, including the English Premier League, Champions League, Spanish La Liga Primera, Italian Serie A and German Bundesliga. Also, it is widely regarded that BetVictor has the lowest profit margin on football, and the finest long-term odds for European football.

Horse Racing

BetVictor offers its customers great horse racing markets from UK and US, while their horse racing betting service is particularly strong. Best Odds Guaranteed is available at BetVictor for all race tracks in the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland. That way you won’t need to take SP on the day of the race you want to bet. The web-site provides loads of information and statistics that will aid you in your daily horse racing betting, and you will have access to Racing Post form guides and live video coverage of daily races. Watching races live is possible as long as you have placed a minimum bet on the race, or you can just watch it on the replay afterwards.

Live In-Play Betting

The daily live in-play betting markets range is great and reaches many popular sports and competitions. With the help of the in-play page, which is really cool and useful compared to other bookmakers, you'll be able to follow your bets along with live scores, statistics and sometimes live media coverage in order to keep up with the action. A feature that we all love at BetVictor’s live in-play betting is highlighting the odds that have changed for the markets you are viewing. Odds that go up are marked with a green arrow, while odds going down with a red arrow. It is a neat little useful feature for clearer keeping track of things when there is much going and when there are so many in-play markets.

Banking & Service

Banking with BetVictor is a simple and straight-forward and with the help of several major methods of depositing and withdrawing. The payment methods available at BetVictor vary depending on your currency and your location. If you would like an exact info about which method is available for your location you will need to check the cashier after creating your account.

There are four categories of payment methods for depositing and withdrawing that use different cash out times. The fastest withdrawals are made with e-wallets (Skrill, Neteller, Paypal, 1-3 business days to be processed); the next best thing is BACS withdrawal (UK only, 3-5 business days) and credit/debit card withdrawal (3-6 business days).

All deposits can be made with around ten to fifteen currencies, including US dollars, Euro, British pounds, Swiss francs etc.

BetVictor’s customer services can be contacted anytime and in several major ways. All communication is performed via live chat, UK and Irish free phone numbers, a Gibraltar phone number, and of course e-mail. The contact and the live chat buttons are clearly visible on the web-site which allows quick communication with some of BetVictor’s customer representatives. The customer service team works 24/7 and is well educated in betting services and customer relations.

The security of your data at BetVictor is always taken very seriously. BetVictor is committed to you and is obliged to protect your personal data under the Gibraltar Data Protection Act 2004 and with a standard 128-bit encryption.

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Mobile

1. Go to BetVictor.com and register for your first account. This will make you eligible for any of the welcome sign up offers that BetVictor gives to newly registered players and to first time mobile punters.

2. After registering you can click on the ‘Mobile’ button on the top right or just type in www.betvictor.mobi.

3. After arriving at the mobile site, iPhone users will be prompted with the instructions for the installation of the mobile betting app for iPhones. It’s a very easy and simple procedure requiring only one or two taps on the screen in order to get it all done automatically. After the installation process has finished, lasting only several seconds, the BetVictor app will appear in your iPhone home screen and be visible there at any time until you remove it.

Android and Blackberry users will essentially have to go through a similar process of just visiting the BetVictor web-site and following simple and easily understandable instructions towards the setting up of the mobile betting service on your mobile device.

4. The BetVictor mobile betting app is a mobile enhanced app that basically does not require download, and after few seconds spent on installing it you will be able to use the full spectrum of mobile betting services with your basic login details.

BetVictor’s mobile app for sports betting on the go offers customers the entire list of sports available at BetVictor.com. You feel like taking a trip out for the day, but you are afraid that you are going to miss a quality betting action? With the BetVictor mobile app you can bet live on football with the greatest odds on the English Premier League or other major football leagues and sports categories while you are out and about. Everything that the web-site can offer so does the mobile app, only a bit more streamlined for a more direct and faster usage. You are free to place combination or system bets without a problem.

This mobile app features a high quality interface, where extra priority is put on the live betting feature that can be accessed straight from the home screen. After you have signed up you can plunge straight to the action with the help of the large selection of sports markets available to bet on. A clear cut menu with only the necessary and basic buttons will be the first thing you look upon, with top links tab where you can see all the today’s matches and a highlights tab where you can access all the sports betting markets. However, it is clear that BetVictor wanted to put more focus on the information that the app transmits, than on perfecting the aesthetics, which are still nice.

A great feature included on the app is refresh button that allows you to receive live updated feeds and to follow odds on a second by second basis. You will be able to watch live games too when making a bet, or just watch the race that you have made a bet on. Check regularly their sports special offers section, which is visible on the home screen. There you will find updated great deals on a variety of sports.

iPhone

When you start using BetVictor’s iPhone app you will immediately be impressed with how easy it is for navigation. The design is good but a little basic when compared to what we would expect it to be.

Android

The Android app has a really good feel to it. Its performance is excellent when trying to place single bets, which is especially useful for in-play betting. BetVictor has added more specialists markets to the app, and continues to enrich betting opportunities for Android users.

Blackberry

The Blackberry app offers quick access to BetVictor’s betting markets and gives you the same bets and odds you get on the desktop version of the BetVictor web-site. Accessing the Blackberry app is performed with your BetVictor account, from where you can manage all basic account details.

iPads & Other Tablets

The BetVictor mobile app on your iPad or tablet is actually not needed, since the application was designed for a better performance on the smaller screen of smartphones, so it is lot easier to just use the desktop web-site when on your tablet or iPad.

The focus of the BetVictor mobile betting service is put on football, horse racing and tennis. There are also over 40 other sports, with English sports events dominating the list. You can put special bets or you can play everything from combination bets, system bets, complex systems and handicaps on American sports, basketball, boxing, cricket, formula 1, golf, hurling, UFC, and even several virtual sports, like virtual cycling, dog racing, football, horse racing, motor racing, speedway, and virtual tennis.

When you open an account with BetVictor, your first bet will be match with the same value. Actually you are given a free bet up to a maximum of £25 that you can use to bet on any of the sports. The offer is valid only if it is used within thirty days of the opening of the account and must be placed on a selection with odds of evens (2.0) or higher. Apart from the sign up offer given to all first timers at BetVictor, mobile users can utilise several other useful offers too. For example, if you place a five-fold or more on the Both Teams To Score market and you miss only one leg BetVictor will give you a free bet up to £25. Or you could get a refund if a red card is shown on a match selected for live streaming, etc.

The high quality of this betting app definitely provides a professional service appropriate for a professional bookmaker like BetVictor. The selection of markets is just like at the web-site, huge, and the entire spectrum is available. It is a very competitive app that can be used on different devices with different platforms without any problems, an application that serves thousands of customers every day.

Soccernews Editor Rating

  • 4/5
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One of the world's most reputable bookmakers consistently offers the best prices on Premier League football and also impresses when it comes to horse racing events, while high betting limits and live streaming service only add to the appeal.

- Reviews Editor, Soccernews.com

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Company Information

Company:BetVictor

Year Established:1946

License: Gibraltar

Support E-mail:

Live Stream:Yes

Early Cash Out:Yes

Language

ChineseEnglishGerman

Popular Payment Methods

Target Markets

UK, Ireland, Asia, Germany, Scandinavia, Europe

Notable Restricted Countries

American Samoa, Afghanistan, Albania, Antigua and Barbuda, Algeria, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia, Brazil, Bulgaria, Chile, Cook Islands, Colombia, Cote d Ivoire, Croatia, Cuba, Czech Republic, Ecuador, Denmark, Estonia, Fiji, France, French Polynesia, French Guiana, Grenada, Gouadeloupe, Guam, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Israel, Italy, Iran, Iraq, Latvia, Lithuania, Macau, Madagascar, Malaysia, Martinique, Mexico, Montserrat, Moldova, Monaco, Mongolia, Myanmar, New Caledonia, North Korea, Saint Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, Saint Pierre and Miquelon, Serbia, Singapore, Spain, Sudan, Syria, Palestine, Panama, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Romania, Taiwan, Tonga, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uganda, Ukraine, Uruguay, US Virgin Islands, Uzbekistan, Zambia, USA

4

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Certified Legal & Regulated

Company Information

Company:BetVictor

Year Established:1946

License: Gibraltar

Support E-mail:

Live Stream:Yes

Early Cash Out:Yes

Language

ChineseEnglishGerman

Popular Payment Methods

Target Markets

UK, Ireland, Asia, Germany, Scandinavia, Europe

Notable Restricted Countries

American Samoa, Afghanistan, Albania, Antigua and Barbuda, Algeria, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia, Brazil, Bulgaria, Chile, Cook Islands, Colombia, Cote d Ivoire, Croatia, Cuba, Czech Republic, Ecuador, Denmark, Estonia, Fiji, France, French Polynesia, French Guiana, Grenada, Gouadeloupe, Guam, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Israel, Italy, Iran, Iraq, Latvia, Lithuania, Macau, Madagascar, Malaysia, Martinique, Mexico, Montserrat, Moldova, Monaco, Mongolia, Myanmar, New Caledonia, North Korea, Saint Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, Saint Pierre and Miquelon, Serbia, Singapore, Spain, Sudan, Syria, Palestine, Panama, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Romania, Taiwan, Tonga, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uganda, Ukraine, Uruguay, US Virgin Islands, Uzbekistan, Zambia, USA

4

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