If your country’s name is not featured on the above list, it does not necessarily mean that you are prevented from accessing Betfair’s services. The following, however, are nations from which it definitively is illegal to create an account or bet with the bookmaker:
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Currently there are nine nations with a Betfair licence. These are: Countries where Betfair hold a licence. Australia, Bulgaria, Denmark, Gibraltar, Italy, Malta, Spain, UK and USA. This allows Betfair to provide customers in over 40 nations the ability to bet and trade on markets at both Betfair Exchange and Betfair Sportsbook.
Betfair Allowed Countries. Below is a list of Betfair allowed countries. If you see your country in the list below, that means that you are able to set up an account at Betfair and place wagers in their sportsbook. If your country is not included in the list below, that means you are not eligible to play at the Betfair sportsbook.
listCountries. Returns a list of Countries associated with the markets selected by the MarketFilter. The filter to select desired markets. All markets that match the criteria in the filter are selected. The language used for the response. If not specified, the default is returned. Generic exception that is thrown if this operation fails for any ...
Trying to find the legal list for some research, any help appreciated. This user is offline. It appears to change fairly regularly. Many lists that you can find - are either out of date - or widely inaccurate. This user is online. There`s a very long list on a thread in the `General Betting` section.
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18-02-2014, 05:48 PM. Does anyone have a full list of Country Codes and Course Abbreviations for the new API-ING system as I have seen they have changed everything about from the old SOAP system e.g UK is now GB and FRA is now FR. Also the API is now using venue names like Toulouse instead of the old abbreviation codes for courses.