Betting exchanges can be a great way to back or lay bets against horses. You get act as the bookie or the bettor. If you were thinking about trying one out you might be wondering what betting exchanges are available to those of us living in the UK?
There are several betting exchanges that are legalised to operate in the UK for horse racing betting.
Here is a list of the UK's best betting exchanges:
Smarkets is one of the best betting exchanges, that is legally able to operate in the UK.
It was established online in 2008 and has become one of the most advanced betting exchanges.
Use the technologically advanced services online or use it on the go with the Smarkets app.
Users find it to be one of the fastest, most secure and most user-friendly betting apps.
Whether you have an android or apple device the app is available to download.
Welcome bonus available for new customers.
Betfair was the first betting exchange to operate in the UK. They pioneered the betting exchange back in 2000. They were the first to allow customers to set their own odds.
You might be more familiar with the Betfair betting app if you have been betting on the horses for a while.
Betfair's exchange allows you to place exchange bets pre-event and in-play on a huge range of sports including te horse racing.
Those opening a new account at Betfair can claim a new customer bonus. Existing customers will find that there is a good selection of betting promotions and offers.
Betdaq was founded in 2000 and started trading in September 2001. It was acquired by Ladbrokes and the Entain group in February 2013. But in 2021 it was sold back to the original owner, Dermot Desmond in 2021.
It's the second largest betting exchange operator with approximately 7% market share.
Customers can access a range of markets for sporting and other events.
A range of customer promotions are available including a new account offer.
Matchbook is a peer-to-peer betting exchange designed for smart bettors who are looking for more value. They offer deep liquidity and low commissions.
They have great customer service and the site is easy to use.
Betting promotions and exchanges are available for new and existing customers.
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