How To Place Bets on Betway
You could have the most refined Betway account profile in the world, one with an impressive bankroll and a wholly verified account. All of it is meaningless if you don’t know how to place bets.
Betway supports a deluge of sports markets from all parts of the globe, with the most-viewed events and tournaments found at the touch of a button. Therefore, the responsibility lies with you, the bettor, to take advantage of the bookie’s range of betting options.
And speaking of taking advantage of products offered by Betway – newly registered players can opt-in to the site’s Betway welcome offer by depositing funds. Simply add a payment card and deposit the required amount of money to get involved.
How To Place a Bet
As a newcomer to the world of online sports betting, it can be frustrating when you aren’t quite sure how the whole thing works. This is especially true for punters that know which sports to bet on and which markets are best but can’t figure out how to use them.
To place a bet on Betway, the first thing you’ll need to do is have an idea of what you want to bet on. There are plenty of sports at your disposal, including:
- Horse Racing
As well as other popular choices. Each one can be found via the ‘All Sports’ menu on the left-hand side of your desktop screen upon logging in. And don’t forget, you can also use the Betway mobile app to place your bets
For simplicity’s sake, let’s say you select Football. After clicking on ‘Football’ from the ‘All Sports’ menu, Betway will show you all the best upcoming matches – this comes under the heading ‘Highlights’. Alternatively, you can filter between leagues, live games, coupons, and more.
Looking at ‘Highlights’, you’ll see three big games taking place in the near future. The odds are displayed from top to bottom, with the home team’s ‘To Win’ price listed first. Directly underneath that are the odds on a ‘Draw’. Lastly, you’ll see the away team’s odds of winning according to Betway.
So, if you think the home team will come out victorious in the affair, click on the odds next to that club’s name. The same applies to the away team and ‘Draw’ markets. The selection will light up in grey and be added to your bet slip as soon as you click on the price.
Your bet slip is visible on the right-hand side of the page. You’ll see your selection (the bet you added to your bet slip), the type of bet you’re betting with, as well as a box that reads ‘Stake’. Inside this box is where you’ll input the amount of money you want to wager on this selection.
After checking over your selection and your stake, confirm your bet by clicking the green ‘Place Bet’ button. You may want to tick the ‘Accept Price Changes’ box underneath this button to make the process as smooth as possible.
A quick recap:
- Open Betway and select a sport
- Pick between Betway’s Highlights, a league or tournament
- Choose a match and click on the price of your preferred outcome to add it to your betslip
- Enter a stake in the box provided
- Confirm your wager by pressing ‘Place Bet’ in green
How To Place an Accumulator Bet on the App
Placing an accumulator – also referred to as an Acca – on Betway’s mobile app is simple. Just download the app from either the Google Play Store or Apple App Store, then log in using your usual Betway credentials.
As Betway’s mobile app is essentially a scaled-down version of the website, regular users of the service should find it easy to navigate. To find the sport with which you want to make an Acca, open the ‘All Sports’ menu by tapping the three white bars in the top left-hand corner of your screen. Select ‘Football’ to make an accumulator on that sport.
Next, we recommend filtering each match by the league it’s played. This makes it significantly easier to tell exactly what you’re betting on and to break up your accumulator into different parts – often making larger wagers more digestible.
Select ‘Premier League’ to take a look at the week’s upcoming English top-flight games. You’ll catch a glimpse of soon-to-come games, each split into different sections depending on the day they’re being played. To the right of the team’s names are the following betting options in the ‘To Win’ market:
This is the most popular market used by punters when creating accumulators. However, you can switch the listed market by tapping the rectangular white box at the top of your screen. Doing so brings up these options:
- Total Goals (1.5, 2.5, 3.5)
- Double Chance
- Match Winner & BTTS
- Both Teams To Score
Select the one you want to bet on. Add four or more outcomes from that market to your bet slip by tapping on the odds to create your accumulator. Upon every new selection, Betway will update you on the number of ‘folds’ included in your bet slip with a small notification in the top right-hand corner beside the bet slip icon. Tap the bet slip icon to view your accumulator.
Within the bet slip you should see your desired outcomes. Down from your selection are the multiples that can be placed using these outcomes along with stake boxes. As you’re looking to create an accumulator, tap the stake box sitting under ‘X-Folds’ (the number of folds in your selection is represented by X).
Input your stake in the box. Betway will give your estimated returns above the keypad. Just next to the keypad, press ‘Place Bets’ to confirm your Betway mobile app accumulator.
- Open the Betway app and select a sport
- Pick a league or tournament
- Add four or more selections to your bet slip
- Enter your stake in the box provided
- Confirm your accumulator by tapping ‘Place Bets’
How To Bet on Multiples
There are more ways to bet on Betway than just singles and accumulators. In addition to the already discussed bet types, the operator supports many other forms of betting, including:
- Lucky 31
- Lucky 63
These bets are not to be taken lightly. Most come with a high-risk, high reward reputation, making it difficult for new players to find their feet among the forest of multiples. It’s recommended that before jumping into an unfamiliar bet type, you try your hand at singles and multiples. That way, you’ll gain the experience needed to get a feel for which types of bets suit you best. Always make sure to check out the Betway promo offers to see if they are offering any specials on your favourite sport.
Here, we break down each multiple bet type into its simplest form. Starting with doubles, you’ll learn all about the many options available to bettors at Betway.
- 2 bets
- Both bets from the same market
- 3 bets
- Each bet must be from the same market
- 4 bets
- 3 doubles, 1 treble
- 11 bets
- 6 doubles, 4 trebles, 1 four-fold accumulator
- 15 bets
- 4 singles, 6 doubles, 4 trebles, 1 four-fold accumulator
- 31 bets
- 5 singles, 10 doubles, 10 trebles, 5 four-fold accumulators, 1 five-fold accumulator
- 63 bets
- 15 doubles, 20 trebles, 15 four-fold accumulators, 6 five-fold accumulators, 1 six-fold accumulator
- 57 bets
- 15 doubles, 20 trebles, 15 four-fold accumulators, 6 five-fold accumulators, 1 six-fold accumulator
- 26 bets
- 10 doubles, 10 trebles, 5 four-fold accumulators, 1 five-fold accumulator
- 120 bets
- 21 doubles, 35 trebles, 35 four-fold accumulators, 21 five-fold accumulators, 7 six-fold accumulators, 1 seven-fold accumulator
- 7 bets
- 3 singles, 3 doubles, 1 treble
- 247 bets
- 28 doubles, 56 trebles, 70 four-fold accumulators, 56 five-fold accumulators, 28 six-fold accumulators, 8 seven-fold accumulators, 1 eight-fold accumulator
To place any of these bets, head to the sports tab that you want to bet on and add selections to your bet slip. Once the set number of bets required by the multiple has been met, click ‘Place Bet’ to confirm your Betway multiple.
Remember to set bet limits to avoid going over budget, though. Despite the potential to reap incredible rewards, these multiples come with the risk of losing your entire bankroll very quickly. Stay in control by creating deposit limits and taking regular self-assessments.
How To Change Odds Format on Betway
Everyone has preferences when it comes to online sports betting. Some like to bet on outright markets, others enjoy a weekend accumulator. Regardless of how you bet, the odds format you use can be of major assistance – and it’s often overlooked.
Think of it in the context of moving to the US. You’d been betting with UK fractional odds all your life. Now, all around you are ‘+’ and ‘-’ icons next to numbers in the hundreds. That feeling of familiarity is all but gone.
Thankfully, Betway lets customers pick which odds format is used on the site. You can do this by logging into your account and viewing the header menu. The following items are listed within this menu:
- Safer Gambling
- Your current odds format (Decimal, Fractional, American)
Click on your odds format to view the other available options. Use your mouse to select your preferred format. The page should update immediately, with each market displaying your chosen format.
This also applies to bets that have already been placed. You can check your placed bets with your new odds format by visiting ‘My Bets’. There, all of your settled and open wagers are kept for personal viewing. Further information on How To Check Your Bets on Betway can be found in our dedicated article.
Now You’ve Placed a Bet, Can It Be Cashed Out?
At Betway, you can settle placed bets before the natural conclusion of the event in question. This means that you can claim returns on an accumulator prior to the end of the last event in the selection or protect against losses by putting a halt to losing wagers.
Betway has a whole tab dedicated to Cash Out. Sitting in-between ‘My Bets’ and ‘Bet Slip’, this area tells you everything you need to know about the early settlement of bets on the site. This includes crucial information on Partial Cash Out, which lets you take out a percentage of money from your bet and transfers it back to your account balance. As a result, any winnings accrued from the bet will be of lesser value compared to the original bet.
A complete step by step walkthrough on How To Cash Out on Betway can be followed in our piece covering the topic.
Unique and Special Betting Markets on Betway
There is one special betting market currently available on Betway – Betway Boosts. With Betway Boosts, you can get increased odds on otherwise boring, low-odds selections.
Each day, Betway uploads a UK Super Boost and a standard Daily Super Boost. Using these boosts, you could take home impressive winnings on bets you’d have otherwise avoided. The best part about Betway Boosts is the fact that it supports a vast array of sports on the site, with the likes of:
- Spanish football
And more, all boosted.
On top of that, Betway is also a proponent of the ever-popular Bet Builder feature. Bet Builders are a great way of creating unique selections before and during the world’s most popular tournaments and events.
Just select ‘Bet Builder’ when the option is available under your chosen event’s markets. Add bets from a wide range of markets to your betslip until you’re content with your choices, then enter your stake via the Bet Builder bet slip.
Withdraw Winnings To Your Bank
Using any of the features, markets or bet types discussed today, you could earn real cash. Take your time to understand how each facility works so you can hone your craft (many bettors don’t realise that they’re better at some markets and bets than others) to become as profitable as possible.
And when you’ve claimed winnings from wagers at Betway, transfer the money from your Betway account wallet to the bank account of your choice. There are ample payment options, including:
- Bank Transfer
- Debit Cards
So most players should be able to withdraw funds in no time. For a detailed breakdown of fees, minimum withdrawal limits and processing times, as well as a withdrawal walkthrough, check out our How To Withdraw From Betway guide.