BETDAQ Sports Betting Review (2023)

Users' Rating: 5 (1)
  • 0% Commission on all sports for 100 days
  • Sportsbook, Exchange, and Casino
  • Dedicated “BETDAQ Tips” section
TPP RATING3.8 / 5
  • Welcome Offer Promo Code
    Welcome Offer
    0% Commission for 100 Days
    0COMM100 Copied!
    BETDAQ PROMO CODE
    Expires: 30 December 2023
    CLAIM BONUS

    New 18+ Customers only. 0% commission on all exchange sports for 100 days. Promo code 0COMM100 must be entered during registration. Offer only available to users who deposit via debit card. Standard 2% commission rate applies on 101st day. Not available to API, RDT or trading software customers. T&Cs Apply. #ad

  • Welcome Offer Promo Code
    Welcome Offer
    Get Up To £1,000 Cashback
    DAQBACK Copied!
    BETDAQ PROMO CODE
    Expires: 30 December 2023
    CLAIM BONUS

    New 18+ Customers Only. Up to £1,000 commission back at the end of the first 30 days as withdrawable funds. Standard 2% commission rate applies. Not available to API or RDT customers. Available to UK & Irish customers only. T&Cs Apply. #ad

  • Other Promo Code
    Other
    Bet £10 Get £10 On Virtuals
    V1010 Copied!
    BETDAQ PROMO CODE
    Expires: 30 December 2023
    CLAIM BONUS

    18+ Only. Offer applies to cutomers who have not placed their first bet on Exchange or Sportsbook virtuals before 01/12/2015. Minimum odds of 2.0 or greater applies. Free bet stake not returned on winnings and must be placed at odds of 1.5 or greater. Free bet can only be used on Exchange or Sportsbook virtuals. Free bet valid for 7 days. Available to UK and Irish customers only. T&Cs Apply. #ad

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BETDAQ Quick Facts

Website www.betdaq.com
Betting Options Sportsbook, Exchange, Casino
Compatibility
iOS
Android
Tablet
Mac/PC
Support Live Chat, Email, Phone
Owner Exchange Platform Solutions Limited
Founded 2000
Headquarters Gibraltar
License UKGC
Deposit Methods
Withdrawal Methods
LANGUAGES
uk
MAIN FEATURES
UK Gambling Commission
Live Stream
VIP Programm
Cash Out
Bet Builder
Support
Native App
Cryptocurrency
Established in 2000
Pros:
  • 0% commission fee for select markets
  • A wide range of welcome offers
  • Competitive odds for many sports
  • A Sportsbook, Exchange, and Casino
  • “Trading Tools”, and “BETDAQ Tips”
Cons:
  • You can only live stream horse races and greyhound races
  • Limited promotional offers
  • No VIP Program

Registration Process 5/5

  • Click on the blue “JOIN NOW” button
  • 5-step Registration process
  • Enter personal identification details
  • Upload documents to prove your identity

BETDAQ Registration Screenshot

To register at BETDAQ,  click on the blue “JOIN NOW” button which is present at the top-right hand side of your screen.

As can be seen from the above image, the first step of BETDAQ’s registration process requires you to select your title, full name, date of birth, and email address. Once you have correctly entered these details, proceed to the second step.

BETDAQ Registration Screenshot

The second step requires you to select your country of residence and enter your full address. Once you have correctly entered these details, proceed to the third step, where you’ll be asked to create a unique username, a password, and select a security question.

BETDAQ Registration Screenshot

Choose the currency of your preference and enter the promo code “0COMM100” (we will go over the betting site’s welcome offer in more detail later on in this review). Click on the box which confirms that you are over 18 years of age, and that you accept BETDAQ’s “Terms and Conditions”, “Age Verification Policy”, and “Exchange Best Execution”.

BETDAQ Registration

At this stage, you can opt into receiving information about BETDAQ’s latest offers, free bets, bonuses, and live betting updates via the communication channels shown in the image above.

Registration

You cannot deposit funds into your BETDAQ account until or unless you upload documents to prove your identity and address of residence, and have said documents verified by the bookmaker.

 

Deposit and Withdrawal Options 4/5

  • Several payment methods to choose from
  • Minimum deposit amount is £10
  • Minimum withdrawal amount is £10
  • Deposits are processed instantly
  • Withdrawals take up to 5 business days to be processed

To deposit funds into your BETDAQ account, you must click on the blue “Deposit” button at the top-right hand side of your screen. As has been mentioned in the previous section of this review, you cannot deposit funds until the betting site has verified your identity, so make sure that your documents have been fully reviewed at this point.

Method Min Max Processing Time Fee
£10 £5,000/day Instant None
£10 £5,000/day Instant None
£10 £5,000/day Instant None
£10 £5,000/day Instant None
£10 £5,000/day Instant None
£200 £5,000/day Instant None
Method Min Max Processing Time Fee
£10 2 – 5 days None
£10 2 – 5 days None
£10 Up to 24 hours None
£10 Up to 24 hours None
£10 Up to 24 hours None
£10 1 – 5 days None

BETDAQ accepts a variety of payment methods, including Debit Card, PayPal, Skrill, NETELLER, and bank transfer.

The minimum deposit amount on offer at the online betting platform is £10, though bank transfer deposits have a much higher minimum rate of £200. Deposits are processed instantly and do not come with any accompanying fees. If you wish to set a daily deposit limit, this is capped at £5,000.

The same payment methods are on offer for withdrawals, which has a minimum amount of £10, while there is no stated maximum. The processing times vary depending on which withdrawal method you opt in for – in the case of PayPal, NETELLER, and Skrill, for example, the wait time is anything up to 24 hours. In the case of debit cards and bank transfer, transactions should take up to 5 days. In addition, withdrawals made with all payment methods mentioned here are free of charge.

The bookmaker may ask you to upload documents to verify your identity when you initiate your first withdrawal, if you make a particularly large withdrawal, or in due course of subsequent withdrawals.

 

Welcome Offers 5/5

  • A 0% Commission on all sports for 100 days welcome offer
  • Certain terms and conditions apply
  • Promo code – 0COMM100
  • Offer only available to users who deposit via debit card
  • Other welcome offers are available too

Betdaq 0% Commission Offer Screenshot

To opt into BETDAQ’s welcome offer, enter the promo code “0COMM100” while you are registering your new account. New qualifying customers will have their account commission rate set to 0% for the first 100 days.

This promotion is available until the 31st of December, 2023, and the qualification period is 100 days from the date of registration. Only deposits made via debit card qualify for this offer. This promotion cannot be used in conjunction with any other promotional offer.

Other ‘New Customer’ offers

Get up to £1000 cashback

This is a great promotion for punters who place large stakes, and applies to both the sportsbook and exchange. Bear in mind though that the qualifying deposit must be made using via debit card or bank transfer.

The offer stipulates that for the first month from your registration, you’ll receive all commission money taken from bets as cashback. The commission rate is 2%, so to reach the maximum £1000, you’ll need to bet a total of £50,000.

This may be out of reach for the majority of punters, but those who are willing and can afford to take the plunge will definitely benefit.

Bet £10 get £10 on Virtuals

This is a fairly simple offer for any customer who hasn’t placed their first bet yet. To be eligible for the promotion, a single £10 bet must be made on any form of virtuals on the site. There are some great options here, and this promo might present a great opportunity to get into the interesting and never-ending market of virtuals if you are still new to it.

If your bet loses, BETDAQ will give you a free bet of £10 back to use on any virtual match you choose. The free bet is valid for seven days and the odds of your initial bet must be over 1.5. To benefit from the offer use the promo code V1010.

 

Sportsbook Promotions

Unfortunately, BETDAQ have always been lacking when it comes to promotions for existing customers, with very few having been provided throughout the years. At the time of writing, there are actually none available for the sportsbook or the exchange.

This is in stark contrast to the abundance of welcome offers up for grabs, which, at least, are quite generous and should provide you with quite a boost to start off with.

BETDAQ Promotions

VIP Programme

Currently, BETDAQ does not offer a VIP programme or a loyalty reward system of any kind. We consider this to be somewhat of a letdown, as these schemes often contribute towards attracting new customers and retaining loyal players. Given the betting site’s stature in the United Kingdom and overseas, we hope that BETDAQ provides a VIP programme sooner rather than later.

Opinion

The lack of promotions may be a setback for many punters, but the welcome offers really do offer great value and last for quite a while.

 

Pre-Match Offer 4/5

  • 17 sporting disciplines to bet on
  • Excellent quality of odds, coupled with active betting markets
  • The second-largest online betting exchange in the United Kingdom
  • Sports pools on offer
  • Minimum stake amount of 50p

BETDAQ Pre-match Offer Screenshot

Presently, BETDAQ offers odds on over 17 sporting disciplines, including football, horse racing, greyhound racing, cricket, and virtual sports, along with much less popular, niche market such as Gaelic football and hurling. This ensures that bettors have a variety to choose from.

The minimum stake that you can place on a sports-based betting market is 50p. The maximum stake amount varies from sport to sport, and depends on the number of selections that you have made and the odds that you are backing.

Before placing a sportsbook bet, however, it is important to calculate the margin of profit that a betting site is charging.

The higher this margin is, the lower your chances are of winning a placed bet. You should look at punting on betting variants with a margin which is nearer to the 100% (ideal) mark, rather than betting variants with a margin which meets or exceeds the 110% mark. To calculate this margin, you should determine the Odds Overround for a betting variant in question.

To determine the odds overround for a betting variant, you must first convert each fractional outcome of a betting variant into the decimal form. Once you have performed this conversion, you must divide each of these outcomes by 100 – add the resulting numbers together. With the help of the resulting number, you can determine the margin of profit that a betting site is charging you.

To help you understand this concept, we calculated the odds overround for a match to be contested between Stuttgart and Hamburg in the German Bundesliga. The odds overround were found to be 109.49. This indicates that BETDAQ offers competitive odds, albeit on the higher side, and active sports-based betting markets.

BETDAQ also offers sports pools (on Football and Horse Racing). Pool-based betting involves you either betting as a “Solo” punter as a member of a “Syndicate”, or as a “Captain” as a part of your own Syndicate.

However, the main attraction of the site is its betting exchange, which is the second-largest in the UK and is backed by good liquidity.

As is common knowledge, an exchange means that you either lay or back a bet.

When you are backing a bet, you are backing an event to result in a win.

Your placed bet may be countered by a customer who is laying your bet, or in other words is betting against the outcome that you favour. When a customer is laying a bet, he is, in turn, acting as the bookmaker, and offering you odds for a bet that you want to place.

Esports

In what will be a disappointment to some, there are no esports markets available at BETDAQ. However, you can always check out our dedicated articles on Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, Dota 2, and StarCraft II to see other alternatives that support these options.

If you’re hungry for some esports betting, we also suggest our detailed esports betting guide that will answer all your burning questions!

Other Specials

Specials betting refers to a type of wagering on a non-sports events such as politics, reality TV shows, or even weather. Examples of such markets could include the next president or prime minister of a country, the winner of a reality show, or the number of inches of snow that will fall in a specific city during a certain month.

Presently, BETDAQ offers politics as a specials market, with US politics, UK politics, and Irish politics being the categories available at the time of writing. Respective options include the next English Prime Minister as well as First Minister of the Scottish government, the winner of the 2024 US election, and the next Fianna Fail Leader, as well as who will be the next president after Michael D Higgins.

Cash Out and Bet Builder

Presently, BETDAQ offers cash out as a feature, but not a bet builder. Given the fact that the latter allows you to create a custom-made bet with a combination of outcomes and selections to your liking, this is undeniably a dent in BETDAQ’s betting armour.

Still, though, cash out is a highly useful tool which allows you to settle your bets before the event you bet on has finished. This means you can choose to take a return on your wager before the final outcome is known. Depending on the odds in favour of your placed bet at the time of initiating a cash out and its exact instance, you could end up retrieving more or less than the initially placed stake.

Cash Out is generally used when punters feel they may lose a placed bet, enabling them to lock in a profit or minimise a loss rather than losing everything. Either way, you must ensure that you initiate a Cash Out before the completion of an event that you have bet on.

 

Live Offer 4/5

  • Above-average live betting arena
  • Livestreaming available for horse racing and greyhound racing

BETDAQ Live Offer

To access BETDAQ’s in-play section, click on the “Sportsbook” option present on the betting site’s main navigation bar at the left-hand side of your screen, followed by the “In-Play” option.

At the centre of your screen, you will see the various in-play matches on offer at the betting site at that moment. Click on an in-play match of your choice.

BETDAQ offers a wide variety of betting markets and an equally impressive offering of unique and popular betting variants. Players can also livestream horse racing and greyhound racing, and access in-play visualisations, the option to cash out, and a live scorecard with second-by-second live updates.

For football in particular, upon clicking on a match of your choice, if you look at the right-hand side of your screen you will see match facts, a league/tournament form guide, and head-to-head results, among other statistical insights.

Opinion

The BETDAQ in-play betting section is great for punters and offers a wide variety of markets. The site is even more suited to those who bet on horse racing and greyhound racing thanks to their extensive livestreaming services.

 

Security 5/5

  • Licensed and regulated by the Gambling Commission (UKGC)
  • SSL-encrypted
  • A detailed “Responsible Gambling” section
  • Several responsible gambling tools
  • Reliable, secure and transparent

BETDAQ ensure that all transactions that place over the betting site are done so in a secure manner, with your personal identification information and stored funds safe from fraud and malicious parties. The site itself is also licensed and regulated by the United Kingdom Gambling Commission.

If you scroll down to the bottom of your screen, you can access BETDAQ’s “Responsible Gambling” section where you can find information on how to practise a safe mode of betting, a responsible gambling questionnaire, underage gambling information, parental filtering solutions, and additional sources of help.

There are also several responsible gambling tools available to use. First and foremost, you can set a daily, weekly, or monthly deposit limit, as well as a stake limit. If you need constant reminders as to how long you have been betting on the platform, you can make use of the betting site’s reality check feature.

If you ever feel the need for a temporary break, you can take a Time Out. If you need an extended break, you can self-exclude for a duration of six months or more at a stretch. It must be noted that you cannot access the betting platform during this time.

 

Service and Customer Support 4/5

  • Live chat, phone, and email
  • Limited hours of availability
  • A dedicated help centre

Support

To access BETDAQ’s “Contact Us” section, you must scroll down to the bottom of your screen, and click on the respective option. As can be seen from the above image, you can contact customer support via live chat, email, and phone.

During the week, from Monday to Saturday, live chat opening hours are between 9am to 8pm. On Sundays it opens slightly later at 9:30, but still closes at 8pm.

While these are decent hours, if a match takes place later on at 8pm on Monday, for example, punters won’t be able to contact BETDAQ immediately should any issues arise with their bets, which could be frustrating.

There is also a phone line service for those who prefer to call. The opening hours are similar to that of the live chat services; however they remain operational till 9pm rather than 8pm.

While a 24/7 option for customer service would be the ideal, what is available is still quite good and accessible.

Support

As can be seen from the above image, if you choose to make use of BETDAQ’s on-site email form, you must enter your registered email address, the subject of your inquiry, your full name, type out your question, select the category of your inquiry, attach documents, if any, and click on the purple “Continue” button.

BETDAQ offers a dedicated “Help” centre as well, with several pre-answered questions. You can access this section by clicking on the respective option present at the top-right hand side of your screen.

What everyone else thinks

The customer support service is really helpful, and the FAQ section is great for quick information. It’s a shame that the live chat isn’t 24/7, but the number of hours is more than reasonable.

 

Design and Usability 5/5

  • Simple design
  • Easy navigation
  • Dedicated trading tools and betting tips sections

BETDAQ’s website has a simple design with easily accessible features. The site is set in a colour combination of purple and white. While the website’s build does not exude fanciness, its features more than make up for a simplistic outlook.

The main navigation bar consists of options to access the betting site’s “Exchange”, “Sportsbook”, “Casino”, “Promotions”, “Trading Tools”, “BETDAQ Tips” and “Safer Gambling” sections.

If you click on the “Trading Tools” section, you can enhance your exchange experience by making use of API integration and /or free trading software tools. There are several tutorials on offer for beginners as well.

We highly recommend checking this section out, especially if you are new to exchange betting. We also recommend our detailed betting exchange guide for more information.

If you click on the “BETDAQ Tips” section, this will lead you to a separate site entirely, where you’ll find helpful tips, strategies, general information, and the latest sporting news. As we always say, a little research can go a long way in betting, and BETDAQ makes this even easier for you.

If you look at the left-hand side of BETDAQ’s homepage, you will see a “Popular Links” header under which you will find options to access coupons as well as and all other major events and sports happening at the moment.

Just below these options is BETDAQ’s A-Z sports menu. At the centre of your screen, you’ll see markets for in-play matches, while your current bet slip can be accessed at the right-hand side.

If you scroll down to the bottom, you’ll find the site’s Terms and Conditions, as well as links to the “Responsible Gambling”, Privacy Policy”, “Cookie Policy”, and “Contact Us” sections. You will also see options to access some quick links, various organisations BETDAQ is affiliated with, and the payment options on offer.

 

Mobile 5/5

  • A great sportsbook app on offer
  • A separate Exchange app
  • A mobile-friendly website available

BETDAQ offers betting apps for both its sportsbook and exchange, available for both Android and Apple users.

The Sportsbook app offers live horse racing and greyhound racing streams, in-play visualisations, a plethora of options to customise your betting experience, up-to-date prices, a user-friendly experience, a comprehensive soccer stats feature, security, cash out, a unique-to-app search feature and an option to log in to your account via fingerprint authentication.

Most importantly of all, BETDAQ’s Sportsbook app allows you to bet on the go without having to access a laptop or a desktop computer. The same sports-based promotional offers found on the main website are also on offer on the app. The Exchange app also meets these same high quality and standards.

 

Other Products

  • A dedicated Casino section
  • Lots of slots and Megaways™ to choose from
  • Regular seasonal casino slots

To access BETDAQ’s “Casino” section, click on the respective option present on the betting site’s main navigation bar. Players can find table games (blackjack and roulette), slots, jackpots, arcade, and virtual Sports (virtual horses and greyhounds).

You’ll also find many live table games, as well as a dedicated section for poker, all accessible from the comfort of your own home.

BETDAQ has hundreds of slots to chose from, including many Megaways™ titles as well as games from NetEnt, making it great for players who love a bit of everything.

 

ThePuntersPage Final Say 3.8/5

Having gone through each of the bookmaker’s features in detail, we have arrived at a concrete conclusion: BETDAQ offers a fantastic product and platform overall. The betting tips and tools adds some amazing value for punters. Be it the Exchange, Sportsbook, or Casino – BETDAQ has you covered!

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