Countries where Betfair is Banned or Restricted

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gstar1975
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Just got a "Betfair Business rules do not allow bets to be placed" be careful out there.
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gstar1975 wrote:
Thu Jul 20, 2023 3:53 pm
Just got a "Betfair Business rules do not allow bets to be placed" be careful out there.
That's the message you'd get if trying to bet from locations BF isn't allowed
ie, a Australian residents betting on a in-play tennis market

Or if you are using a VPN it may have routed you through a banned country
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Dallas wrote:
Thu Jul 20, 2023 4:00 pm
gstar1975 wrote:
Thu Jul 20, 2023 3:53 pm
Just got a "Betfair Business rules do not allow bets to be placed" be careful out there.
That's the message you'd get if trying to bet from locations BF isn't allowed
ie, a Australian residents betting on a in-play tennis market

Or if you are using a VPN it may have routed you through a banned country
Yes that's weird as I had my VPN set to UK but somehow when I loaded up the Betfair website it thought I was in Spain. Is Spain a banned country? There's a few things going wrong there.
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gstar1975 wrote:
Fri Jul 21, 2023 8:13 am
Dallas wrote:
Thu Jul 20, 2023 4:00 pm
gstar1975 wrote:
Thu Jul 20, 2023 3:53 pm
Just got a "Betfair Business rules do not allow bets to be placed" be careful out there.
That's the message you'd get if trying to bet from locations BF isn't allowed
ie, a Australian residents betting on a in-play tennis market

Or if you are using a VPN it may have routed you through a banned country
Yes that's weird as I had my VPN set to UK but somehow when I loaded up the Betfair website it thought I was in Spain. Is Spain a banned country? There's a few things going wrong there.
Are there countries that are completely blocked and then there are countries where you can access Betfair but not certain markets and then there are the "legal" countries that can access all markets? Are there markets that we from the UK cannot access but say Australians can? etc.

Maybe someone could post an update on this please.
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gstar1975 wrote:
Fri Jul 21, 2023 8:13 am
Dallas wrote:
Thu Jul 20, 2023 4:00 pm
gstar1975 wrote:
Thu Jul 20, 2023 3:53 pm
Just got a "Betfair Business rules do not allow bets to be placed" be careful out there.
That's the message you'd get if trying to bet from locations BF isn't allowed
ie, a Australian residents betting on a in-play tennis market

Or if you are using a VPN it may have routed you through a banned country
Yes that's weird as I had my VPN set to UK but somehow when I loaded up the Betfair website it thought I was in Spain. Is Spain a banned country? There's a few things going wrong there.
Spain and Italy both have closed exchanges which can only be used by there own residents with local IP addresses
Who in turn are not allowed to use the main betfair.com exchange, IP address from these countries are also blocked by Betfair.com
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gstar1975 wrote:
Fri Jul 21, 2023 8:17 am
gstar1975 wrote:
Fri Jul 21, 2023 8:13 am
Dallas wrote:
Thu Jul 20, 2023 4:00 pm


That's the message you'd get if trying to bet from locations BF isn't allowed
ie, a Australian residents betting on a in-play tennis market

Or if you are using a VPN it may have routed you through a banned country
Yes that's weird as I had my VPN set to UK but somehow when I loaded up the Betfair website it thought I was in Spain. Is Spain a banned country? There's a few things going wrong there.
Are there countries that are completely blocked and then there are countries where you can access Betfair but not certain markets and then there are the "legal" countries that can access all markets? Are there markets that we from the UK cannot access but say Australians can? etc.

Maybe someone could post an update on this please.
All markets can be accessed from the UK, and the list of countries with restriction is subject to change as new laws are passed, there's a list here which is probably still 99% accurate
https://www.cheekypunter.com/faq/betfai ... trictions/
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I've just moved the 6 posts above to there own thread to keep the BF down thread on topic
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So as of yesterday, game over for Hungary. :evil:

Accounts from Hungary get closed and no more access/ registration possible.

They suggested to withdraw remaining balances ASAP. :!:

So who knows which country is next?

Slovakia + Croatia + Romania + Bulgaria remains from the Eastern Europe.
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Betfair wrote:Please be aware that from 12th July we will no longer offer our products to customers with an Ecuador country of residence or customers located in Ecuador.
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