Sports betting is growing multifold around the world and a lot of progress has been made in making it more friendly and pleasing to bettors.

The betting market has seen a boom because of the advent of smartphones as betting websites and platforms have launched applications that are accessible on mobile phone devices and tablets. Now you do not need to visit casinos or physically go to place bets, or even log into your computer or laptop, as everything is available in the palm of your hand.

SportyBet, Africa’s #1 football betting and live streaming platform is one such betting website that has an application available for users in Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, and Zambia.


Here are the major advantages of mobile sports betting:

1.  Convenience

The online betting space has made most business models effective, and sports betting has thrived in the process. Convenience has been a major driving factor in the rise of the online sports betting market as one need not drive to any location physically and can switch around games/sports, with ease. Sports teams have taken utmost advantage of this and the tie-ups between betting platforms and sports teams are on the rise.

2.  Diversity

Mobile betting allows users to bet on different games and sports. Betting platforms allow their registered users to bet on sports like football, basketball, tennis among many others. Platforms also offer options of betting on e-games like Counter-Strike, Dota 2 and League of Legends. This is pretty much the dream for any bettor as everything is available in one go, in one place.

3.  Enhanced Experience

For those who have access to big screen devices and reliable internet, mobile betting is extremely easy and a great experience. Nowadays, even basic phones have terrific functionalities that are compatible with mobile betting applications. Mobile betting is also safe and secure as payments are linked with online registered payment systems and mobile phone providers.

4.  Live Betting

Mobile devices are such an essential in day-to-day lives. One cannot survive without their mobile phones in today’s day and age. Mobile betting has enabled bettors to be able to bet on the go and be involved in the Live Betting sessions. Let us say, a user wishes to make changes to their bet, they now have the benefit of being able to do so from their phone itself.

5.  Rewards and Promotions

Traditional betting has no benefits for bettors. There are odds that fluctuate depending on factors during the game and one must use those odds to place their bets. Mobile betting has offered incentives to its users by offering them with additional bonuses on their first deposits, refer a friend bonus or simply features of higher odds for a particular game in order to get higher returns as compared to the actual live odds.

Mobile sports betting is the present and future of the industry. The online betting industry continues to grow by leaps and bounds and it is just a matter of time before it fully takes over the betting market from the traditional way of doing this.