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Video Guides: How to make the most of the Betfair Exchange

With the Betfair Exchange you can pit your wits against other bettors
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New to the Betfair Exchange or keen to learn more about it? You've come to the right place. We have created a series of videos on how to make the most of the Exchange and its features. We will be adding more on a regular basis so be sure to bookmark this page...

Everything you need to know about the Betfair Exchange

Your one-stop guide to what the Exchange is all about...


Making sense of decimal odds

Confused by decimal odds? Don't be - it's actually super simple, as the video explains...


How to place a back bet

The Exchange isn't all about trading - it's simple to place a standard back bet to take advantage of our better odds. Here's how...


How to place a lay bet

On Betfair, you can oppose an outcome by 'laying' a bet. Find out how, here...


A short guide to In-Play betting

Betfair created the concept of in-play betting, allowing you to bet throughout an event - check out this video for more...


Making the most of Cash Out

We also invented Cash Out, meaning you can lock in a profit or take a 'free bet' before the game or race has finished. This video explains how to use it most effectively...


Spreads and Totals markets

We have introduced new and improved Handicap and Total Points markets for US Sports. This video highlights how you can make the most of them...


Advanced Trading Techniques

Find out how trading the Exchange markets is similar to buying and selling stocks and shares - buy low and sell high...


Asking for a Price

Did you know that, on the Exchange, you can set your own odds? If you think a price is going to drift in-play you can request it and wait for it to be matched...


Betfair Starting Price (BSP)

With BSP you can bet as early as you like with no limits, and you'll be matched at the best starting price. BSP is often much better than the industry SP...


Trading Introduction

Bet like a professional and trade your bets, eliminating your risk by judging the price movement in the market...


Vendor Apps

Take your trading to the next level with Betfair's Vendor Apps, which offer additional tools and systems to help build your strategies...

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