Times have well and truly moved on from when online punters needed to stay anchored to a desktop computer to place a bet with a bookmaker. But with the emergence of mobile smartphones, all that seems to have changed just about everything for the better. That’s why having a mobile version of every website became mandatory for any sportsbook, so it’s not a surprise that every featured operators support a mobile app.
Mobile betting itself began in 2001 but betting itself started many years ago. In fact betting is one of man kind’s oldest activities. There is even evidence of it taking place back in the days of Pharaohs. However organised gambling that we are familiar with today began in the 16th century. Betting on sporting activities began in the 18th century.
Betting on team sports and the horses became popular in the mid-19th century. Gambling clubs, track side betting stands and back room betting shops recorded wagers in a book. This recording of wagers in a book was referred to as ‘making a book’ and a ‘bookmaker’ was the name given to someone who took the bet.
And today the sports betting world is all about innovations. Placing bets ‘on the go’ is beyond doubt the best opportunity that the technology boom has given to online bettors. With the Rio Olympic Games on-going, fans can keep in touch with happenings and place bets.
Also with the English Premier League, Spanish LaLiga, German Bundesliga, all kicking off, football fans around the world will be keeping up to date with things unfolding thanks to their mobile betting apps.
Not left out are the upcoming FIFA U-17 and U-20 Women's World Cups, the men's senior World Cup qualifiers, the UEFA Champions’ League group stage and so on. One of the reasons why the mobile betting apps stand out is because it is very convenient. With it, punters don't have to break sweat to place their bets.
At the comfort of their homes, offices or wherever, punters can place their bets. Also it is durable and affordable for everyone who is into the business of betting. And with the impact the mobile betting apps has created among sports lovers, individuals are spoil for choice on where to place their bets.
Today, there are close to 10 mobile betting apps in existence which include William Hill, Ladbrokes, SkyBet.
William Hill Mobile App:
Hill is one of the biggest names around. They have over 100 in-play football markets and claim to have the best odds for horse racing guaranteed.
Ladbrokes Mobile App:
Plus points of the Ladbrokes app include quick links to help navigate you to the most frequently used areas, Cash Out availability and loads of In-Play betting markets.
Sky Bet Mobile App:
Anyone who has watched Sky Sports knows that it makes fantastic productions and they also promote Sky Bet heavily there too. It’s a clean mobile site and again, no real benefit to use an installed app when Skybet – ranked highly as one of the best mobile betting sites the mobile interface is exactly the same thing. You can also use it on any mobile such as Android or iPhone etc.
With these popular mobile betting apps, online betting has been taken to another level all in a view to satisfy the millions of punters all over the world.