Betsson comes from Sweden and is one of veterans in the gambling industry. Betsson AB was established in 1963 and in the meantime was listed on NASDAQ OMX Nordic Mid Cap stock exchange. On that year two founders had opened a company that provided slot machines to restaurants in Sweden. Later on, the company grew thanks to number of mergers. The brightest moment in its history took place in 2000 when Cherry, which used to make slot machines, acquired a majority share in Betsson, after which it made an incredible progress.
Betsafe was acquired in 2011, Nordic Gaming Group become part of Betsson in 2012, while Swedish brand Automaten was brought in 2013.
We need to add to this introduction that Betsson is one of largest, most serious and experienced bookmakers on the market. The bookmaker won multiple awards for best bookmaker of the year. Regardless is it about sports betting, poker or Casino games, Betsson operates at very high level.
Betsson – Sign Up Offer
Betsson offers Sign Up Offer for the first deposit and is such that if you make the first deposit up to €75 the same amount will be transferred to your Betsson account. Procedure to earn the bonus is quite straightforward. You need to open an account and make the first deposit. Minimal deposit is €10. When you loose your Bonus, you can get another 100€ on your second deposit up to 50€.
The offer is very good but cannot parry to those of top bookmakers. In reality it means that Betsson doesn’t offer some amateur leagues or their equivalents, while the offer is still very wide. The odds are fairly good and in this segment Betsson is among Top 10 bookmakers in the world.
The best proof of what we have said for the odds was odds value for Champions League matches. It is enough to say that the bookmaker profit for these matches was just 2%, which was one of best values at the moment. When comparing this with others we can see that the lowest profit was 1.6%. Besides having good odds Betsson is fast to refresh them and set new ones, and we all know how much that can be useful.
Live Betting and Live Streams
Besides classic sports betting there is of course live-betting that Betsson introduced in 2007. Number of available sport events is very high and you can bet on single selection, combined and system bets, where complete statistic is available during the course of selected event. It is important to stress that Betsson offers Cash Out option, which has become very popular among those who prefer early payout.
It can be seen through very wide offer of Casino games that Betsson’s background is in slot machines. Casino is offered in two networks, which is very good for customers as there are far more available games. Besides standard poker, an extra fast variant is also offered.
Betsson uses very fast and simple form for opening a new account. It contains all what you have already seen when registering with any other Internet service. It is important to correctly type in all information in order to prevent problem with verification of your identity or withdrawal.
Betsson has made itself available in 17 languages. That should make navigation through the webpage much easier
Deposit and Withdrawal
The following table shows all possible means for deposit and withdrawal available for customers coming from the Balkans. As it can be seen the minimal deposit is €10 and there is no upper limit. It is very important to say that banking services like EntroPay, Visa and MasterCard impose surcharge of 2.5% when making deposit and instead we suggest using Neteller, bank transfer or Skrill.
The surcharge is not present when withdrawing.
|Method||Speed||Min – Max (€)||Method||Speed||Min – Max (€)|
|Visa||Immediately||10 –||Visa||3-5 days||20 –|
|MasterCard/Maestro||Immediately||10 –||EntroPay||3-5 days||20 –|
|Skrill||Immediately||10 –||Skrill||1 day||20 –|
|Neteller||Immediately||10 –||Neteller||1 day||20 –|
|EntroPay||Immediately||10 –||Bank. transfer||2-5 days||20 –|
|Bank.transfer||2-5 days||10 –|
User support is well organised. All three popular options are available; Live-chat, e-mail and phone. Support is available 24/7, while communication with customers from the Balkans countries is limited on English. To use the most popular support option, which is Live-chat you need to fill-in the standard form where is mandatory to choose one of pre-selected topics as it directs your inquiry to an appropriate operator.
Betsson website has very likable design and is very simple to navigate. Of course, very good translation to Serbian makes things much easier as we know several bookmakers whose translation weren’t up to task. The offer is divided on the most popular events, which then branches out to sports by countries and leagues.
What is different from most other bookmakers is that the home page displays selection of on-going matches that are available for live-betting. Right hand part of the webpage is standardly reserved for display of finished events and managing your bet slip.
Mobile Webpage and App
Like most bookmakers Betsson has made itself available for both smartphone platforms. The app can be downloaded with one click after which you can enjoy in wide variety of bets that Betsson offers to its customers.
Under this we would put mobile offer as it is very good. There is mobile version of the webpage as well as the app for both mobile phone platforms.
The most interesting is the overall package of games, meaning there are very few bookmakers which offer such large choice of games. If you are a passionate game player than Betsson is the right place for you. Still, fans of classic bets and poker can definitely find something for themselves.
Betsson is not any bookmaker but the leading company in the Scandinavian market. The bookmaker is definitely worth of checking as it has one of most complete offer of games.
Betsson makes no mistakes. Other bookmakers get additional points only on not so important things. All in all, this is 100% serious bookmakers that doesn’t even charge taxes for customers from certain countries and is definitely worth of trying.
- Large Variety of Football Bets
- App Works on All Smartphones
- European Licences
- Large Choice of Live-Streams
- Fantastic odds
- Fast Withdrawal