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27 07, 2020

Betfred to donate £32,000 to Stroke Association after World Matchplay Record!

Betfred will donate £32,000 to the Stroke Association following their charity activity at the record-breaking 2020 Betfred World Matchplay.

The title sponsors of the World Matchplay pledged £50 per 180 hit during the tournament as well as a £10,000 bonus should last year’s total of 330 be matched or beaten.

That record tally was beaten during the final between Gary Anderson and Dimitri Van den Bergh, with the final total of 333 securing £16,650 as well as the £10,000 bonus.

In addition, stars from the event took part in a special Nine-Dart Challenge, with Betfred donating £1 per point scored.

The total of £32,000 will now be donated to the Stroke Association, who were chosen as this year’s partner in support of Sky Sports commentator Rod Studd – who also provides expert analysis on darts and rugby league for […]

24 07, 2020

Goodness Gracious – Bookie Fred Launches Fun New Game!

Bookie Fred Done is sure he’s hitting the right note with a “fun and friendly” new numbers game The Nifty Fifty.

The TV launch date for the exclusive game aimed at Betfred’s fast-growing army of lotto lovers is Friday, July 24.

And goodness gracious what a launch for Fred’s brainwave game he’s determined will be simple to play – and memorable for its cheesy name he dreamt up during lockdown together with a wacky 50s rock ‘n’ roll TV commercial.

“We have got ourselves a winner, building on our reputation as the bookie that always pays big for tiny stakes, “ said Fred who just can’t get the iconic Jerry Lee Lewis hit Great Balls of Fire out of his mind after watching a preview of the commercial made by Liverpool-based Zut Media.

The ad takes the viewer […]

23 07, 2020

Betfred get behind Golf for Good initiative

Betfred, the title sponsor of the Betfred British Masters hosted by Lee Westwood, is helping to support communities in the North East as part of the European Tour’s Golf for Good initiative as the tournament returns to Close House, near Newcastle upon Tyne.

Betfred will donate £50,000 to the Sir Graham Wylie Foundation – the Official Charity of the Betfred British Masters – for the first hole in one by a professional on the 14th hole during tournament play, plus they will donate £1,000 for every birdie and £2,000 for every eagle made by tournament host Westwood across the four rounds.

Tournament Director Rory Colville said: “Betfred have been a wonderful supporter of the European Tour and we cannot thank them enough for the generosity shown to the communities in the North East during these unprecedented times.”

Fred Done, Betfred owner, […]

17 07, 2020

Betfred Extends World Matchplay Commitment To 2022

Betfred has extended its contract as title sponsor of the PDC’s prestigious World Matchplay to the end of 2022.

In a boost confirmed on the eve of the 2020 Betfred World Matchplay commencing in Milton Keynes, the leading bookmaker has continued its commitment to the PDC’s second-longest running event for a further 12 months.

Betfred initially became title sponsor of the World Matchplay in 2019, when Rob Cross took glory to claim the £150,000 title in front of record crowds for the event at Blackpool’s Winter Gardens.

Whilst this year’s tournament is set to be held behind closed doors at the Marshall Arena from July 18-26, the World Matchplay is planned to return to the Winter Gardens from July 17-25 2021 with continued backing from Betfred.

Betfred is also the title sponsor of the World Snooker Championship, rugby league’s Super League and the […]

15 07, 2020

Mohegan Sun Casino at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas Selects Betfred USA Sports to Operate Sportsbook

July 15, 2020 – Betfred USA Sports has been selected as the Sportsbook operator inside Mohegan Sun Casino at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas. The announcement of this strategic partnership comes one week after Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment (MGE) unveiled the name and logo for its first Las Vegas destination. The Sportsbook will be part of Mohegan Sun Casino Las Vegas’ 60,000-square foot premium gaming venue, located within Virgin Hotels Las Vegas, part of the Curio Collection by Hilton™.

“We’re excited to work with Betfred, one of the leading Sportsbook operators in the UK and Europe,” said Aviram Alroy, Vice President of Interactive Gaming at MGE. “Our affiliation will introduce new and attractive competition to the Las Vegas market. Betfred will create a seamless and best-in-class experience on our gaming floor, which will cater to both domestic and international visitors.”

The […]

17 02, 2020

Betfred become Official Sponsor of Wilder v Fury II

The World’s largest independent bookmaker Betfred will be an official sponsor of the biggest fight of the year when Deontay Wilder takes on Tyson Fury on Saturday 22nd February.

The fight which takes place at MGM Grand Garden Arena and on pay-per-view around the world, is a rematch after the split decision draw on December 1st 2018.

Betfred boss and founder Fred Done,

“I’m delighted to be a sponsor of the most anticipated fight of the year and if Wilder v Fury II is anything like the first fight we are in for a superb night.”

Tom Brown, President of TGB Promotions and Bob Arum, Chairman of Top Rank, said in a joint statement.

“We’re happy to have BETFRED as an official sponsor for the highly anticipated Wilder vs. Fury II rematch on February 22. This is a 50-50 fight for the heavyweight […]

24 01, 2020

Betfred USA Sports & Wind Creek Bethlehem Sign Agreement for Pennsylvania Sports Betting Operations

Betfred, the world’s largest privately-owned retail bookmaker, and Wind Creek Casino & Resort Bethlehem have signed an agreement to operate a sportsbook for their Pennsylvania customers.

Subject to regulatory approval, Betfred will be offering Wind Creek Bethlehem customers their full sportsbook service at the casino as well as mobile and internet betting within the state of Pennsylvania.

Betfred will also provide compliance, support, marketing and trading for this exciting partnership.

James Dorris, Wind Creek Hospitality President & CEO:
“We look forward to the opportunity to work with BetFred to offer sports betting at Wind Creek Bethlehem. Their experience and leadership in the sports wagering market gives us confidence that BetFred is an excellent partner as Wind Creek Bethlehem expands gaming offerings in Pennsylvania.”

Mark Stebbings Betfred Group Chief Operating Officer:
“Betfred have been providing sports betting in the UK for over 50 […]

23 01, 2020

Betfred USA Sports & Saratoga Casino Black Hawk Sign Agreement for Colorado Sports Betting Operations

Betfred, the world’s largest privately-owned retail bookmaker, and Saratoga Casino Black Hawk have signed an agreement to offer Sports Wagering throughout the state of Colorado.

Subject to regulatory approval, Betfred and Saratoga Casino will be opening a full sports book at the casinos Black Hawk, Colorado property, as well as offering mobile and internet betting for customers within the state of Colorado.

“We are delighted to partner with Saratoga Casino Black Hawk,” stated Mark Stebbings, Betfred Group Chief Operating Officer. “This is an exciting opportunity for both companies and we look forward to sharing our joint expertise to provide excellent service and value for sports bettors both on premise in Black Hawk and online to the people within the state of Colorado.”

Betfred has been established since 1967 and is one of the biggest sports betting brands in the United […]

29 08, 2019

Betfred extends commitment to Championship and League 1 Rugby League

Betfred is to extend its sponsorship of Rugby League’s Championship and League 1 competitions by a further two years – and more than double its annual financial contribution to the game outside Super League.

The announcement means that the leading UK bookmaker will sponsor all three professional tiers of the sport, including the Betfred Super League, until the end of the 2021 season.

Rugby Football League Chief Executive, Ralph Rimmer, said:
“Betfred have been supporting our Championship and League 1 competitions since 2018 and I am delighted that they will continue that support for a further two years. Their energy and enthusiasm off the field mirrors the product on the field, where clubs and players are beginning to gear up for what will be a thrilling play-off series in two vibrant competitions.”

Betfred boss Fred Done added:
“We’ve enjoyed a great relationship […]

16 08, 2019

Betfred become official sponsor of RCD Mallorca

RCD Mallorca is proud to announce the world’s biggest independent bookmaker Betfred as the club’s new official main sponsor for the next two seasons.

The famous Betfred brand will be appearing on the match jersey, the training kit and will also feature prominently around the San Moix stadium and Club website.

The United Kingdom based bookmaker has been established for over 50 years and currently operates over 1600 retail outlets and a burgeoning online and mobile presence. Betfred has recently been granted a licence to operate in Spain and the Mallorca deal coincides with the granting of this licence.

Betfred enjoy a large sponsorship portfolio which currently includes the British Masters Golf championship, the World Snooker Championship, World Matchplay Darts and Rugby League’s premier competition the Super League. They have previously been the official betting partners of both Manchester United […]