Our expertise in online betting means that we know what makes one app better than another. We have used, tested, and scrutinized all of the betting apps we can find, to show which applications perform the best and have outstanding usability. Our ratings cover Android and iPhone apps and we consider the quality of the app, ease of use, and the range of depositing options available as well as some other criteria.
We make sure the apps we cover are safe and comply with all the latest in mobile security if they don’t – then they don’t make our list!
Best betting apps – February 2021
We are constantly looking for the best offers and the most competitive odds. Our list of the best apps is always up to date with the latest offers and promotions. We check our rankings monthly to make sure we keep you up to date with the latest changes and updates. We do not want to be recommending an app that has fallen in quality.
No.1 – Betway Sports App
Betway is a global online betting company and has one of the first apps to appear in the App Store for i0s users. They also have an excellent mobile site optimised for Android users too.
5 Key Facts About the Betway App
- New customers get a ₹2,500 new customer bonus (Ts & Cs apply, 18+, new customers only).
- Choose from over 1,000 sporting events daily covering popular events in Cricket, Football, Kabaddi and more.
- Special offers for existing customers heavily focused on cricket betting – like the boundary money back special.
- A full mobile casino that can be accessed straight from the sports home page, via the sliding menu.
- Excellent levels of customer service and support available specifically for Indian customers
All in all, we have been very impressed with the Betway app and are happy to have it as number 1 on our list.
No.2 – 10 Cric App
10cric is an operator who focuses solely on the Indian market and does not accept customers from anywhere else. This helps then to target what Indian players want more than anyone else. Here you will find an Indian themed app and site that is full of sports and games you will love.
5 Key facts about the 10Cric app
- There is a ₹10,000 new customer bonus on offer if you do not have a 10 cric account already (18+, Ts & Cs apply).
- Cricket is the main focus of the site, hence the name. You will find special offers and promotions specifically for cricket betting, especially on Indian International games and the IPL T20 tournament.
- There is an excellent live casino also available on all mobiles.
- A vast number of ways to deposit and withdraw from your account, including local Indian bank deposits, Paytm and e-Wallets.
- They offer live in-play betting on most sports including cricket and the pro Kabaddi league.
10cric lives up to being an excellent app and all in all sports fans will enjoy the app. The only downside is the limited range of standard casino games as they don’t use as many software providers as some others.
No.3 – 22bet App
22bet has one of the biggest new customer bonus of any app – a ₹10,000 100% bonus on your first deposit. They also have a fantastic platform for you to bet on. You can bet from their online betting site or via the mobile app. All the odds and features are the same where ever you bet.
5 Key Facts About 22bet
- New customers will get a ₹10,000 bonus when you register and start betting with 22bet.
- They are an excellent option for betting on horse racing, probably the best app on the list.
- Depositing and withdrawal methods include bank transfers, E-wallets and various cryptocurrencies.
- It is one of the very few sites that offer sports betting in the Hindi language, select the option either when you register or via the “my account” section.
- The simplest app to use, not too flashy but packed with over 40 sports to bet on and a good range of casino games.
22bet has a growing reputation in India and they are a company we would expect to see moving up our list over time.
No.4 – 1xBet App
1xBet are a worldwide betting company that focuses on Asia and easter European countries. They have excellent customer services and allow bets in rupees, US dollars or Euros.
5 Key facts about the 1xBet app
- A new customer bonus of ₹7,500 awaits you when you join – this is an easy one to claim!
- This is, in our opinion, one of the best apps for football betting – It covers the major leagues in the world (UK Premier League, Champions League, La Liga etc). They also cover the Indian Premier League of football.
- They have lots of ongoing bonuses and offers for existing customers. Check the app to see what is on offer on that day.
- All online sites (sports betting, casino, poker) are available in English or Hindi.
- They have over 100+ markets on cricket matches and are highly rated for live cricket betting.
1xBet may not be the most well-known name on this list but the quality of their app and the service they off give them a justified fourth place.
No.5 – Melbet App
Melbet may not be the best well-known name in betting but they do have an excellent app for customers to use. This is mobile-based and can be accessed on any device using the button below and your phone’s browser.
Melbet has been around since 2012 and that experience means they have built an excellent mobile betting platform. There are over 50 different options for making a deposit and they have over 200 events to bet on every day.
The App offers live betting on a range of sports including football and cricket. They also have specific offers for the main cricket and football events. These are personally tailored to each customer so head to the promotions tab to see what is on offer for you.
Navigation on the app is simple with quick links across the top of the home page. There is also an easy to use the menu on the top left where you can get to all the sports as well as the mobile casino.
Overall the Melbet app is a good option, but lacks a little compared to others higher up in this list.
No.6 – LeoVegas App
LeoVegas started life as a casino company that specialised in mobile casino games. Over time they have grown into a full sports betting company. Their mobile app is excellent for casino with a wide choice of games on offer.
The sports app is a little below the others on this list. It feels a little more basic than others but if you are looking for a really simple app then this could be the one for you.
Types of Betting apps
Gambling apps are not solely for players looking to bet on sports. There are many more options available for gambling online, all of which can be used on mobile devices including smartphones and tablets. Select the type of app you are looking for below –
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The Android operating system offers users a huge number of apps, however, you will be unable to access them through the Google play store. Instead, you need to sign up through the mobile or online site and then save it to the devices home screen.
The betting site will perform in the same way as an app would. The advantage of this is that less storage space will be used on the device and betting sites are constantly updated anyway, so when logging in the latest sports markets will be displayed.
These are rated by their sports betting mobile site, on an Android device from an Indian IP.
Next, we look at iPhone apps
iPhone betting apps
Apple iPod or iPhone users need only be concerned with browser compatibility. the vast majority of apps do not have a presence in the App Store, the only one that does currently is the Betway Sports app. This can be downloaded directly from the iTunes store or you can install the mobile app from Safari – it is identical, takes up less space and does not need updating.
See the full list of iPhone apps here
Or read on for Blackberry
Blackberry gambling apps
Blackberry users will not be able to download these apps from their app store. This is simply because the main bookmakers have not created an app that can be used. Instead, like other operating systems, users should use the website version of the betting site and save it to their device to be used as a quick link.
Online Casino apps
For anyone that likes to change their hand at roulette, baccarat or blackjack, there are some exciting casino apps with some huge jackpots. For an even more exhilarating experience, live casino betting can be enjoyed, which is offered by many betting companies.
See the best Casino apps in India
Slots offer a fun and enjoyable way to try and win real cash prizes. There are thousands of slot games, many with familiar names and themes from popular television shows and movies. The games are bright, musical and colourful, giving lots of amusement and entertainment.
Betting offers and promotions
New customers will find a wide and varied range of free bets and bonuses all enticing people to sign up and bet with them. These types of offers will offer certain amounts of Indian rupees for depositing and betting. Promotions are often available across many betting products, accessed through the mobile website version of the site. Sports betting customers, casino punters or Poker fans will find a huge range of exciting offers that can be used to win real money. As with all betting offers there are strict terms and conditions that must be kept to use and get the most out of the promotion.
Cricket Betting apps
Cricket is Indias’ most popular sport. With the Indian Premier League, Test match cricket, Australias Big Bash, and England’s T20 Blast, there are many forms of the game to be enjoyed.
With so many cricket fixtures played throughout any calendar year, the opportunities to enjoy betting follow suit. There are many betting markets available, depending on what format of the game is being played. If fans are looking for IPL betting markets they will find a regularly updated set of odds for many hundreds of ways to bet.
Customers will be able to bet on the more standard markets such as who will win and which team will score the most runs. There are also many other options, which true fans will love to try and predict. Method of dismissals, which bowler will take the most wickets, number of boundaries, and player to take most catches are just a few of the ways to make cricket betting apps exciting, especially if used when watching and placing a bet live and in-play.
Some apps are geared very much to cricket, to satisfy the demands of players. There are cricket specific betting offers and promotions, that can be used in conjunction with current tournaments. These types of offers change and update, so customers need to keep an eye on their chosen mobile app to make sure they don’t miss out.
Cricket betting apps list
Want to know more? Check out other frequently asked questions here
Are betting apps safe?
Yes, all the companies we feature use secure and encrypted software to ensure that any sensitive information is secure.
Are betting apps in India legal?
This is often a confusing aspect of betting in India. It is unclear if it is completely illegal to bet online and there may be local laws which vary depending on state and province. Some of the biggest Betting companies in the world have made their products available, which is a good indication of legality.
Can I deposit on betting apps?
Yes, you can deposit on all online and mobile betting apps. The options vary by app. Popular options include bank transfer, Visa and Mastercard, and eWallets such as Neteller or Skrill.