Betsafe is a well-known name in the industry. They are part of a larger group called BML Group Ltd who are fully regulated by the Malta Gaming Authority. There are almost half a million Customers across the globe that represent 100 different countries. Launched over a decade ago, in 2006; they cite themselves as one of the most reliable and trustworthy gaming companies in the business.
They have put a lot of time and effort into their Poker School. As with all similar calibre sites, they want to help you to learn how to get the best out of the game and with their easy to use poker school, they certainly tick the box in that respect. If you are new to Poker, there are some specific tournaments
Accessibility and Software
Betsafe make playing poker easy with a range of different options available. You can download their Poker Client which is compatible with Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, 8 and 10. If you don’t have Windows, then you can still play poker online using their Instant Play option.
If you want to play poker from a mobile device, Betsafe has made it easy to play anywhere, anytime. There are a good range of games available on the mobile version of the site such as the normal cash games, Fish Party, Sit and Go’s along with many other tournaments as well.
Bonus and Promotions
One of the major strengths of this site is the range of bonuses and promotions that are on offer at any point in time. They offer a welcome bonus that comes in three parts. The initial bonus for sign-up and deposit ranges from £25-£1000 which is released in small amounts, bit by bit. There are dedicated new player tournaments you get exclusive access to, 6 of them to be exact. In order to be eligible, you need to download the poker client, you must create a Poker Black alias and you also need to activate the bonus within 30 days or it will be lost.
For a full list of the most up to date promotions, you can see them here: https://www.betsafe.com/en/specialoffers.
There are also mobile specific promotions which are available to view here: https://promotions.betsafe.com/poker-mobile-promotions/en/.
This site is very good at explaining what each tournament is about and what the rules and guidelines are for each one. Whether you are looking for a multi-table tournament, or a single, there are plenty of options to choose from. Surprisingly, there is no schedule listing on the site so it can take time to try and find the next available tournament. To get a full breakdown of their rules, you can click here: https://www.betsafe.com/en/pokerblack/tournaments/rules
Customer Service is good from Betsafe. They guarantee to be available 24/7, 365 days a year. This suits their global presence and means that customers located anywhere in the world can get the help they want, when they need it. They have live-chat available, as well as being able to email them or contact them over the telephone.
Betsafe offer all of the expected payment methods. Visa, Maestro, Mastercard, Neteller, Citadel, Visa Electron, PaySafeCard, Entropay, Skrill and they also accept Bank Transfer. Their processing time is in line with the other major poker sites and can take between 3-5 days maximum to hit your account, depending on which provider you choose.