Making a sports wager on a mobile device is now the most popular way to bet. A recent article on Mobile Entertainment claims that 75% of the $2.85 billion revenue generated by the total gambling market in 2011 came from sports betting via a mobile device.
This growth is set to continue with predictions for the mobile gaming market revenue to rise to almost $6.9 billion in three years (approximately 19.3% year on year). Keen bettors have quickly realised that placing a wager via a mobile device is quicker, easier and saves time.
There are different ways to access mobile betting sites, either through live streaming or via an app. Sports Betting Reviews has scrutinised the mobile betting market to offer reviews of sites that offer mobile betting. Here are their selection of the best mobile apps and websites:
As the leading online betting site in Canada, it’s no surprise that their mobile technology is second to none. It’s compatible with iPad, Blackberry, iPhone and Android devices with an easy to use interface. Once customers are logged into their regular account via their mobile device they can access all functions of this sports book.
3 is the magic number for Bet 365 as they offer sports wagering, casino and the race track for their thousands of loyal customers. They also offer live streaming via their mobile device, and providing the device supports it, the Live In-Play wagering tool meaning customers can watch the game and place bets during live games.
The UK leads the way in smartphone growth and this British betting institution won’t be left behind. It’s a fail safe public company and offers a full range of mobile applications with a surprising number of games on offer, including bingo, slot games as well as the regular sportsbook, racebook and casino applications.
Bodog is famous for their never-ending bonus offers and they’ve successfully managed to convert their main site into a mobile experience for thousands of customers. They provide players with a fairly powerful playing card and a large number of sports and works best on apple software.
Round-the-clock sports wagering is driving the growth in the market and Sports Betting offers this to its customers in an efficient professional manner. Like William Hill, they also have a wide range of games on offer and will send updates straight to your mobile device.
This is a super-fast app even if the graphics are slightly dated. It’s a great format for U.S. “Big 4” sports and if you are into horse racing then you can get a 7% daily rebate on all internet wagers that you make.
Simple registration, easy to use software and tons of handicapping options make 888 Sport a sure favourite with bettors who want to place a bet on the move. You can also enjoy free bets and promotions whilst alerted to any new trends.
BetDSI’s characteristics are fun and easy to use. Both the full sportsbook and horse racing are accessed via a mobile betting app. According to Sports Betting Reviews there is a solid selection of bonuses and special promotions for customers who choose the mobile wagering platform.
Without the need for downloadable software, Bookmaker.EU is compatible with almost all smartphones and devices. The mobile experience is a great reflection of the main site as users can check their account history, redeem betpoints and of course bet on a huge range of sports and events.
With new technology such as the 4G network, the number of wagers being made with a device will only go up. Indeed, associates who surveyed Canadian wireless customers found that 54% now have a smartphone in comparison to 36% in 2011. This number will undoubtedly rise over the next decade as demand to be better connected and bet whenever and however we choose.