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Betting Apps Gaining Ground In Market Share

05 Feb 2018 Developer News
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The betting industry is one that is always open to change and moving with the times. Recently we have seen the way people bet change dramatically and heading in a completely new direction. Punters are now using their smartphones more and more throughout the day, and sports betting apps are readily available for them. It’s estimated that around 40% of people will be placing sports bets via apps going forward thanks to the ease of use and the convenience of being able to place bets from wherever, whenever.

When customers bet online from their desktops these days they have all the markets they could ever imagine, as well as in-play betting, live streaming of events and betting specials too. Now mobile bettors can get all of this on their smartphones and tablets, with the added attraction of being able to review and place bets whilst looking at the match in the pub, or coming home on the train or even on a date. This definitely explains why making the switch to betting via apps an easy decision to make for near enough all customers.

Established Brands

All of the established sports betting brands are now investing heavily in the apps. So that all their members can gamble on the go and never have to miss out on any of the action. Furthermore, players can expect even more and more innovative features; as every operator strives to stay ahead of the rest. In fact, operators are practically encouraging their users to start gambling on the go by offering exclusive promotions such as deposit bonuses and free bets for those registering to use the apps, regardless of whether they also bet via desktop. Anyone looking for any advice on which sports betting brands are the best and the current promotions available should have a look at's vast directory of online betting sites, to get an unbiased view and make an informed decision.

William Hill

There are some great betting apps out right now for people using iOS, Android and even Windows based devices. The one from sports betting giant William Hill has already proven to be a big hit with users due to the fact it has all of the popular sports covered such as football and horse racing, as well as the more obscure ones too like volleyball. What William Hill have done is made their app very easy to use and this is one of the main reasons why betting apps are gaining ground so quickly.


888 Holdings PLC is a company many will associate with the casino side of proceedings but they have their own sports betting app out, 888 Sport, and it’s fast becoming popular with bettors. This is down to them offering something a bit different to the other apps on the market including real-time information on chances to win as well as a cash-in function too. Betfred is also a great sports betting app too and another that has a great user interface, making placing bets simple with just a couple of presses of the screen.


When it comes to sports betting though, Bet365 have been one of the best out there in the online world for a while now and their move to accommodate mobile bettors has been welcomed with open arms. The Bet365 app has everything users could ever need and more, including a cash out feature. It’s now wonder that sports betting apps are gaining 

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