Not that it needs one, but the online gambling market received a huge boost in the summer of 2017. More specifically, Google’s Android app store finally relaxed its long-standing ban on gambling and betting apps in the UK, enabling operators nationwide to boost their reach and revenues.
This is a seminal development, particularly when you consider that Android is now the dominant mobile operating system and one that can empower real-money wagers on a huge scale.
With iOS having already embraced real-money betting apps, users across both operating systems can now indulge one of their favourite pastimes.
Here’s some of the very best apps to bet on 2018:
We start with William Hill, which is widely accepted as the best football betting app in the current market. With an exceptional range of markets and some truly stunning bonuses, this app delivers a superb experience to players as it continues to increase its online market share.
At present, players can access a £30 free bet when they register for an account through the app, while this is one of numerous, real-time promotions available to mobile users. With the Champions League set to resume and the League Cup final between Arsenal and Manchester City scheduled for 25th February, now is arguably the ideal time to register with one of the UK’s most established bookmakers.
While the William Hill brand is internationally renowned and has been a feature of the Great British High Street for decades, Mansion Casino is one a new breed of operators competing for a viable market share.
In order to bridge the gap between the known and the unknown, platforms like Mansion Casino tend to offer players access to targeted and generous promotions. To underline this, new registrants at the Mansion Casino app immediately become eligible for a deposit match bonus of up to £500, creating a lucrative amount of free capital that be used across a host of casino games and sports betting markets.
So, if you’re in the market for something new and want to access the very best live promotions, a trip to the Mansion Casino app could well be for you.
Now we come to an entity that was voted as the best sports betting app in 2018, thanks largely to its huge range of available markets and consumer-friendly bonus options.
From the perspective of app users, new registrants to BV are currently rewarded with a £40 free bet that can be applied universally across all sports and markets. Similarly, the brand also offers Acca insurance and a best odds guarantee (BOG) on all UK horse racing, helping you to get the most from your wagers in the New Year.
Undoubtedly an app for customers for those who like to bet across an array of different sports, BV offers great value and a tremendous experience right across the board.
Another of the UK’s leading lights, Bet365 has a superb mobile app that boasts a huge array of casino games and sports betting.
It also earned rave reviews in January, where a £1000 giveaway allowed the brand to claim the coveted ‘offer of the month’ award within the industry. This is typical of the sites outstanding virtual casino, while the fact that the offer was also available to both new and existing customers also reflects well on the business.
It’s also a great and accessible app for sports betting too, so it’s worth a look regardless of your tastes or preferences.
Like William Hill, Ladbrokes is a seminal betting brand that made its name throughout the UK’s numerous high streets. It should therefore come as no surprise that the company has created an exceptional mobile app, and one that combines a huge range of casino games and sports betting markets for punters to enjoy.
New apps users can also benefit from a generous promotional offer at present, with Ladbrokes offering a first deposit match of up to £500 when you sign-up. This could translate into a significant amount of free capital, so now is the ideal time to get on-board with the Ladbrokes app.
With huge resources and a recognisable brand name behind the app, Ladbrokes’ mobile offering is one of the best on the market and should appeal to anyone who likes the occasional flutter.