Betfair Livevideo: Bet and watch your favourite sports

  • Written by David Bet
Betfair Livevideo: Bet and watch your favourite sports

What is Betfair Live Video? Betfair Live Video is an online video service, offering live streaming sports events to Betfair customers. Currently the sports we offer are Horseracing, Soccer, Tennis, Snooker, Volleyball, Basketball, Darts.

Do I need to pay?
1.3 A minimum matched bet of GBP2 must be placed on the relevant ‘day of the race market’, and placed via the exchange, in order to watch a particular horse race. Tote bets do not qualify for this service. Customers should be aware that SP bets do not qualify as matched bets until the very start of race and they will therefore be unable to access the race stream until this time. Betfair reserve the right to introduce other fees, subscriptions or charges or conditions for access to Betfair Live Video in the future. You will be made aware of the introduction of any charge or condition before it is introduced.

Which countries can I watch from?
"At the Races" Horse Racing - Global (excl. USA, Australia, Japan, Hong Kong, France, South Africa, Sri Lanka and the Caribbean (all islands in the Caribbean Sea, Belize and Guyana).
South African Horse Racing - Global (excl. USA, Australia, , Hong Kong, Singapore)
US Horse Racing - Global (excl. USA)

"At the Races" races include all Horse Races from the following tracks; Ascot, Bath, Brighton, Chepstow, Doncaster, Exeter, Fakenham, Folkestone, Fontwell, Hereford, Hexham, Kelso, Leicester, Lingfield, Newcastle, Newton Abbot, Perth, Plumpton, Ripon, Sedgefield, Southwell, Stratford, Taunton, Towcester, Uttoxeter, Windsor, Wolves, Worcester, Yarmouth.

South African races include all Horse Races from the following tracks; Turffontein, Clairwood, Kenilworth, Arlington, Vaal, Fairview, Scottsville, Durbanville.

USA races includes all Horse Races from the following tracks; (Suffolk Downs, Finger Lakes, Fort Erie, Woodbine, Del Mar, Presque Isle Downs, Arapahoe Park, Assiniboia Downs, Beulah Park, Indiana Downs, Louisiana Downs, Mohawk, Monmouth Park, Mountaineer Park, Penn National, Remington Park, Saratoga, Suffolk Downs and many more)

Italian Serie A - Europe only (But not available in Italy, Middle East, North Africa, France, Denmark, Norway, Japan, Hong Kong and USA)
Spanish La Liga - Europe only (But not available in Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Italy, Norway, Republic of Ireland, Spain, Sweden and United Kingdom)
German Bundesliga - Europe only (But not available in Albania, Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Norway, Portugal, Republic of Ireland, Sweden and Switzerland)
Internationals/ European World Cup Qualifier/ South American World Cup Qualifier - Europe only (excl. playing nations)
UEFA Champions League Qualifiers/ Europa League Qualifier - Europe Only (excl. Participating Countries, USA)
English Championship - Europe Only (But not available in UK, Ireland, China, Israel, Middle East, Nigeria, South Africa, Sub Saharan Africa and USA)
Portuguese Superliga - Only available in UK, Eire, Norway, Denmark, Sweden
Belgian League - Global (excl. Belgium and USA)
Finish League - Global (excl. Finland and USA)
Danish League - Global (excl. Denmark and USA)
Polish League - Global (excl. Poland and USA)
J League - Europe only (But not available in Japan, Hong Kong, Korea, Australia and USA)
Russian League - Europe only (excl. Russia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Tajikistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Puerto Rico, Turkey, Greece, Cyprus, Israel and USA)
Brazilian Paulista - Only available in Europe excluding Spain, Italy Turkey, Greece and Cyprus
Latin Internationals - Global (excl. playing nations)
Major League Soccer - Global (excl. Canada, USA)
UEFA Cup - Global (excl. playing nations)
Other Cups - Global (excl. Australia, Asia, Middle East and North America)

ATP/WTA Events - Global (excl. USA, Russia and event hosting nation).

Spanish ACB - Global (excl. Spain)
Italian Lega A - Global (excl. Italy)
German Bundesliga - (Global excl. Germany)
FIBA AsiaBasket - Global (excl. Japan, Chinese Taipei, Pan-Arab Region, Philippines & USA)
FIBA AfricaBasket - Global (excl. Japan, Africa & USA)
Philippine Basketball - Global (excl. Philippines and USA)


Global - (excl. Not available in UK, Ireland and USA)

Beach Football:
Global - (excl. South Africa, Middle East and USA)

Ice Hockey:
Global - (exc. Switzerland and USA)

Global - (excl. Participating Countries and USA)

Why am I being asked to register to watch free content?
Even though all the content on Betfair Live Video is free, there are usage and geographical restrictions. Therefore, all users are required to be registered with a Betfair account.Register Now

Where can I find the schedule of play?
Betfair will update the schedule of matches on a weekly basis (as events are subject to change). This schedule will include the following information:
  • Date
  • Start time in GMT
  • Competing Teams / Players

Is commentary available for all matches?
Match commentary will be available for all Football matches.

In what language will the match commentary be provided?
Match commentary will only be available in English.

Do I need a broadband Internet connection?
Yes. A broadband connection is required for viewing all Betfair Live Video events.

What quality will the video be?
Live matches are supplied in Adobe Flash Player or Windows Media Player at bit rates of:
  • 300k (player size: 320 x 240)
  • 650k (player size: 480 x 320)

Can I separate the video screen from the Betfair Live Video site?
Yes. Use the "Player Only" button under the Windows Media Player to view the video only.

Can I watch more than one event at a time?
Yes. You are able to watch multiple Betfair Live Video events on the screen at the same time.

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