Smarkets

Smarkets is a leading betting exchange renowned for its easy to use interface and outstanding ‘industry low’ 2% commission.

Smarkets mobile review

While Smarkets don’t yet have their mobile app their website works beautifully via mobile browsers. This ‘mini PC version’ of Smarkets offers everything you will find on it’s bigger cumbersome relative, every fast and efficient feature.

The landing page takes customers straight to the forthcoming horseracing and football markets, which is where most Smarkets customers like to trade markets.

But a quick click of the menu icon offers up both a ‘search markets’ feature and a full list of the sports/markets Smarkets offer, they are:

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cricket
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Handball
  • Horse Racing
  • Ice Hockey
  • Rugby
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball

Plus, there is a tab which takes you to ongoing / in-play betting markets.

You can view all markets regardless of being logged-in or not and, despite being a betting exchange offering the ability to back or lay, they are beautifully laid out with jockeys’ colours (in the horseracing pages) sat alongside ‘bet’, ‘lay’ buttons.

Market liquidity and the sum total of the amount of money traded on a market is also clearly displayed.

Smarkets Promotions

Smarkets have a ‘Risk Free £10 Welcome Bonus’ promotion for all new customers who make a £20+ first-time deposit. Smarkets joining bonus is automatically credited on any losses of £10 or more and therein any potential loss of £10 is ‘risk free’.

To open a new account and receive the bonus all new customers need to do is:

  • Click ‘Sign Up’ at the top right of the Smarkets homepage
  • Enter your email address, password, date-of-birth and an account currency
  • Make a deposit to trigger your automatic Smarkets sign-up bonus
  • Last update: March 7, 2017
  • App Rating: 4.5 stars
  • Payment method:
  • Customer service: support@smarkets.com

How to download /or play

Smarkets are currently developing a native iOS and Android app to allow their customers to enjoy what they describe as “the most technologically advanced betting exchange” with ease on your phone or tablet.

How to login to the app or mobile site

Logging into Smarkets is a very straightforward process…

  1. A simple click of the head/shoulders profile at the top right of the screen takes you to the Login area.
  2. Once there you only need to submit your email address and username.
  3. Here there is an optional ‘Remember me on this device’ box which can be checked / unchecked on this page.

In App Games

Smarkets excels in what is does, delivering a user-friendly betting exchange with very low commission rates and great liquidity.  It does nothing else.

There is no sportsbook running parallel to it or quick-play slots and casino.

Features

The Smarkets mobile site is not cluttered or unnecessarily complex.  New customers will be taken to a new screen where the account opening registration form is not complicated.

The ‘search markets’ area is helpful albeit not vital and there are clear links to:

  • Follow Us
  • Support
  • About
  • Services
  • Legal Info
Mobile Support:

Help

The ‘support’ section of Smarkets contains a helpful FAQ section, a list of betting rules and payment methods. It also has a help canter which provides, amongst other things, a run-down on ways to contact Smarkets.  These are:

Email:  support@smarkets.com

Twitter: @SmarketTech

Live Chat

Telephone:  +442076177413

Payment options

Visa, MasterCard, Neteller, Skrill and Bank Transfer are accepted payment methods.  Withdrawals are free and only Visa credit card and MasterCard deposits are subject of a processing fee.

Summary

A thoroughly professional site for people serious about their sports betting, Smarkets deserves the success it is now enjoying thanks to its fair flat-rate low 2% commission which puts some rival betting exchanges to shame.