Best Sports Betting Apps 2018
Sports betting has always managed to roll with the times, successfully moving from the betting shops on the high street to the virtual online world, and now to the palm of your hand.
There really is no need to be stuck in front of the desktop to enjoy your online betting anymore. Now the busy punter can deposit, find markets, get the best odds, place bets and withdraw winnings, all from a smartphone or tablet from anywhere at anytime.
Betstar Mobile App
Betstar has been online since 2007, and was bought over by British betting giants, Ladbrokes in 2014. The online sportsbook is an approved betting operator of all the major sports leagues in Australia. Betstar has extended their quality product to the mobile market, with their easy to use app. Available for download for iOS and Android operating systems, it’s even compatible with Apple’s iWatch.
The app provides users with all the same features you’d find on the desktop version, so no matter where you are you can still access the hundreds of local and international sports markets, place bets and withdraw funds.
Bookmaker.com.au Mobile App
Launched in 2012, Bookmaker.com.au is a fairly young sportsbook, but don’t let that put you off. They made their mark quickly as a quality betting operator, catching the eye of Ladbrokes, who acquired the Australian sportsbook in 2013.
The app has taken some of the Ladbrokes design elements, and punters can enjoy a highly responsive mobile app that offers the highest standards of wagering.
The app is available for iOS and Android, via the App Store or Google Play. Plus, you can also download the Android app direct to your device using a QR code on the website.
Once downloaded, you’ll find the same great selection of sport markets, both national and international. The simple main menu and ‘Favs Section” means quick and easy access to all your starred events and popular picks.
William Hill Mobile App
William Hill is one of the founding fathers of online sports betting, and betting in general. The British betting giant entered the Australian market in 2008 and has certainly made its mark with a quality betting product dedicated to providing punters with the best odds for online betting.
Punters can download the app from the Apple and Android app stores. Just follow the download instructions, then sign in using your existing account details. The app is 100% secure, so if haven’t yet registered for an account you can safely do so via the mobile app.
The William Hill app is flexible and fully mobile responsive, meaning that it will automatically adjust to whatever screen size you are viewing on.
Ladbrokes Mobile App
Being one of the largest betting operators in the market, we had high-expectations for the Ladbrokes mobile app, and we’re happy to say that they don’t disappoint. The app is one of the most innovative and best sport betting apps around, providing punters with both an excellent browsing and betting experience.
The app is optimized for the latest smartphone models, including iPhone 10, which features a Face ID login for added security. The Ladbrokes app allows pre-match and in-play bets, live-streaming of games and score updates. It has everything you need for betting on the go.
Crownbet Mobile App
Crownbet is one of the fastest growing sportsbooks in Australia, and they have developed an app that blows many others out of the water. The app is simple, uncomplicated yet at the same time stylish in its design and functionality.
The app is compatible with IOS and Android handheld devices. Just note that if you want to download the Android version, you’ll have to do so via the Crownbet website, rather than Google Play store.
With the app you’ll have access to the most competitive markets, state of the art wagering, and all the latest features of the desktop version in the palm of your hand. The best thing about the Crownbet app is the ‘Live Vision’ feature, where you can watch live-streaming of major events, such as AFL, tennis, US basketball and Victorian thoroughbred racing.
Unibet Mobile App
Unibet was established in 1997, and are now one of the largest, most popular online sportsbook throughout Europe and Australia. Their innovative app has helped secured their place as one of the best sport betting apps. Available for download to all Apple and Android devices, punters can gain full account access no matter where they roam.
Placing a bet via mobile with Unibet is simple, and punters can also deposit and withdraw funds at the tap of the screen. If you login, but aren’t sure what to bet on then Unibet app offers you a tab for the ‘Most Popular Bets’, so you can see what’s happening that day.
One of the most attractive features of the Unibet app is the live-streaming of more than 1000 sporting events, including international soccer, golf, tennis and rugby. Plus with their live-results function you’ll be kept up to date with all the action as it happens.
Sportsbet Mobile App
Sportsbet has been around since the early 90’s, but shot to glory when Paddy Power, the Irish betting operator took over. With the Irish lucky charms at the helm, you can rest assured you’re downloading one of the best sport betting apps with Sportsbet.
It gives you instant access to more than a thousand markets, local and international, with excellent and competitive odds. The real selling point of the Sportsbet app is the unique features. If your bet is looking a bit shakey, use the ‘Cash out’ feature and limit your losses to cash out before the end of the match. Or, use ‘The Fold’ option, which lets you cancel a bet mid-race. The ‘Locker Room’ feature gives you all the live updates you need.
The app is available for free download to all iOS and Android operating systems. It’s easy to use with a simple layout. Busy punters will enjoy being able to access their account on the move, without any loss of functionality, market options or quality. The Sportsbet mobile app is one of the most robust and comprehensive apps on the market.
Bet365 Mobile App
Bet365 is one of the major players in the online sport betting industry, with millions of punters worldwide. As you would expect from such a reputable sportsbook, their mobile app is amongst the best. It is compatible with iOS, Android, Blackberry, Nokia, and Windows Phone, and can be downloaded from the Bet365 website or the respective app store for your device.
The app itself is extremely reliable and responds quickly. It is easy to navigate and browse, with a layout that is both intuitive and user-friendly. Punters on the move have full account access, and can do everything you need to on the app. You’ll have all the same great features as the desktop version, with pre-match and in-play betting options, the competitive margins and all the sporting markets you could ever want.
Centrebet Mobile App
Owned by British betting powerhouse, William Hill, Centrebet was relaunched as a high-stakes sportsbook in January 2017. With no winning limits, better odds and all the same popular sporting markets Centrebet is able to boast one of the most popular online sportsbooks in Australia, and one of the best sport betting apps.
The Centrebet mobile app is available for iOS, Android, Blackberry and Windows, and is compatible for pretty much every smartphone or tablet model. There is no compromise in quality here, you can access over 8000 markets from the app, with pre-match and in-play options. You can even tune into the radio feature to follow the action live.
Betfair Mobile App
The Betfair app is perfect for the betting novice and the expert punter. Place your bets on soccer, racing, cricket, NRL and many more via your handheld device. The app is available for download for all your major operating systems, so whether you have an Android, iOS, Blackberry or Windows phone, you can punt on the go with Betfair.
You’ll find the app is super responsive, and with faster price updates and live scores you can stay on top of your bets easily. Plus, Betfair is the only app in Australia which allows you to place live in-running bets in racing. On top of all that, you can also use the unique cash out tool to lock in a profit mid-play. It certainly deserves to be named as one of the best sport betting apps.
While mobile betting has been around for years, it doesn’t mean that all apps will provide the same quality of betting experience. With so many sportsbooks with their own betting apps to choose from it is increasingly difficult to separate the good from the ugly.
To save yourself the time and effort, we’ve put together a list of the best sport betting apps on the market.
The Cream of the Crop
There you have it, the best sport betting apps Australia’s sportsbooks have to offer. Take your pick from any of the above and you’ll be placing winning wagers at the swipe of a screen.