Spousebet like the name suggests, allows partners to bet against each other for a range of predetermined wins.
Forget the stereotype of the old guy down at the TAB – thanks to the very fact that mentions of sports betting platforms are quite literally inescapable during any given sports broadcast, whether it be through ads or updates on odds from broadcasters at half time, the market is increasingly attracting younger customers who demand innovative solutions. The latest is Betswaps, an Adelaide platform allowing people to buy and sell their tips.
iSport Genius is a big data platform for sport, empowering users around the world to find out things like how their team usually performs when they travel more than 300km for an away game played in the rain coming on the back of three straight losses. The site encourages users to search, engage, socialise and gamify analytical sports content in a way that is enjoyable to consume.
It’s become impossible to watch a sports broadcast without sitting through at least a dozen ads for one sports betting agency or another, and as each agency looks for an edge over the other, it’s never been easier to place a bet. A punter no longer has to visit the TAB in person to place a bet, with Sportsbet to Unibet, Ladbrokes, William Hill, Tom Waterhouse and more offering live in-game betting from a smartphone. It’s also never been easier for punters to lose money.
Two Australian entrepreneurs saw an opportunity to combine fantasy sports with betting and launched Moneyball, a platform that lets fans can put their coaching skills to the test by playing fantasy football for money.
Unsatisfied by the static nature of the sports betting industry, three Sydney-based sport acolytes decided to take matters into their own hands and build a mobile app. Their startup, cleverly named Bet Your Balls, facilitates all the fun and banter between friends around ‘who will win the game’.