Benefits & Disadvantages of using an app to bet:
As with all forms of betting there are both benefits and disadvantages to using it. Here we will cover some of the one we found, its then up to you to work out whether mobile betting is for you:
Mobile betting is catching on like a wild fire and here are some of the reasons why we consider it becoming this popular so quickly:
Bet Anywhere at Anytime:
Before the internet we had to go down to the local bookies to place a bet, which meant leaving the house in order to bet. When the internet was invented and bookmakers finally launched their betting sites we could then bet from the comfort of our own home which is great but we still had to be in a fixed locatin. But then the smart phone revolution came and we could place a bet from anywhere at any time as long as we had internet. This means we can be sat at the pub with our mates watching the saturday game and still be able to bet without having to head home or to the bookies round the corner.
Betting through an app gives us added security, its much harder for a hacker to get into a bookmakers server than it is for them to hack your computer, this means you can bet with the knowledge that your details and your money are safer as they are transferred back and forth through the apps server.
As apps become increasingly popular with the punters more betting establishments are taking to offering mobile incentives to get you to move over, even if you’ve already got an account with them. More bonuses = more chances to win. We believe as mobile betting becomes more popular we will start to see some serious bonuses being offered to punters to keep them coming back. Keep in mind that some of these bonuses may require you to enter in a promo code before you can claim that offer.
As an app is installed directly onto your mobile it actually takes less resources than it would do betting over the website. This is because your mobile takes part of the burden meaning you can place bets faster, which is especially helpful when betting on the in-play markets where speed is kye for getting the best odds before they change.
Unfortunately as apps are still pretty new there are a few kinks that do need to be worked out:
Mobiles come in all shapes and sizes which can really hinder your betting experience as the app is already shrinking down all the information you would get onto your computer into the small screen of your phone. This could mean you’re missing key details that you would normally have before you place a bet.
Buttons Too Close:
We’ve all had the problem especially with touch screen phones where we press something by accident, this could lead to you cashing out a bet that you wish you hadnt or even placing a bet that you didnt mean to which both could be costly experiences.
Hard to put down:
The thrill of gambling is some times bad enough as it is add that with the ease of mobile betting can be a pretty bad combination given its so easy to place a bet.
Looking at the above in our opinion mobile betting is certainly the way forward so if you havent downloaded a betting app yet we seriously think you should be!