The company behind the bingo site is already a well established UK bookmaker and has been going from strength to strength since the 60’s.
Betfred has over 1300 betting shops in the UK and turns over billions of pounds so it was no surprise when they made the move in to online bingo.
The bingo site itself has been around for a while now and since it underwent a software change in 2010 it has maintained a loyal customer base.
One of the benefits of joining a large site like this one is that once you’ve singed up you have access to all of the other types of gaming on offer such as casino and sports betting.
The appearance of the site is clean cut and has a profession feel which will help to make newcomers feel safe and secure.
Along the top players will find a double menu which features the brands other gaming options on the top part and all the bingo related stuff on the bottom.
The bingo part of the menu allows players access to all the usual areas like the signup page / login page, info about the different rooms, an informative but very blue schedule page, info about the newest games and a handy community section that has some useful guides to look through.
The front page of the site is mostly made up of banners advertising the various games to play which is a shame.
It’s nice to see a bit more information about what is actually going on inside the site like active games, ticket prices, jackpot amounts and maybe a glimpse of the chit chat that’s been happening.
Once you’re in the rooms themselves it’s really easy to see what’s going on and all the important information is where you’d expect it to be.
The chat window has a nice large space on the left and the cards are in a scroll window to the right.
The all important game information is in the top right hand corner of the screen and displays the balls being called, jackpots and player numbers.
There is also an additional area on the top left of the screen which lets players browse the large selection of side games on offer.
The standard offerings of 75 and 90 ball bingo are available at Betfred Bingo and because of the high profile of the site the rooms are usually full of a good mix of players.
As mentioned above, the cards are laid out clearly and are easy to mark off with the colour and shape of dauber that best suits you.
The general pace of the games is a bit more easy going compared to other sites and the whole playing experience has a slightly more traditional feel too it.
For players after a quick bingo hit Betfred Bingo offer speed bingo games which are becoming increasingly popular on many sites these days.
One of the main attractions of a site like this one is the large selection of rooms to play in with a total of 11 being available at the time of this review.
Betfred offer a wide range of other forms of gaming on their site and in addition to things like sports betting and casino games they have bewildering array of smaller side games such as slots, table games, hilo, keno, scratchcards and pub games.
Players are bound to find a side game they like playing if they fancy a break from bingo as the choice is absolutely huge.
The fact that the games are hosted by one of the big names in the industry means that they are also of a very high standard.
In addition to a very generous welcome package Betfred put plenty of effort into their promotions to make sure they reel in and keep their players.
Linked games with large jackpots are a regular fixture on the site and there are plenty of guaranteed jackpot events to keep everyone happy during the rest of the time.
The usual extra bonuses are available to people who refer friends to the site and there are plenty of BOGOF offers doted about to tempt players into buying more tickets.
There is a VIP scheme on the site where big spenders are rewarded and there are also loyalty points on offer as bonuses as part of some of the promotions on the site.
There are plenty of loyal players on Betfred Bingo so the social scene on the site is strong a lively.
The chat rooms are well moderated and staffed with helpful hosts who will always be willing to assist new players.
For players in need of help on the site there is a comprehensive help section which is accessible via the help link in the top right corner.
247 live help is also available if you get stuck and if all of that fails you can always call the site’s bingo help line freephone number, email them or even write to them.