Available across all major platforms including smartphones and tablets of both Android and Apple persuasions, the Matchbook mobile app is very much worth a download for day-to-day punters. Backing and laying are made easy on the Matchbook app meaning you can do this even when you are commuting, at the game or even just lounging on the sofa.
|Matchbook app review|
|Bonuses and Promotions||3/5|
How to download the Matchbook app
From the Matchbook website or from Matchbook mobile, skip to the bottom of the main page and click on the mobile applications link. Separate links are displayed to download the Matchbook app on Android, iPhone, Apple Watch and iPad.
From there, simply click on the link and begin to download the app onto your chosen device. The process is quick and easy, the download itself taking a matter of seconds with a 3G or 4G signal.
System Requirements and Compatibility
Due to regulatory restrictions, the Matchbook app can only be accessed from certain regions. With this in mind, ‘location services’ will need to be switched on when using the app. A 3G or 4G signal (if not on WiFi) will be needed to download the app onto mobile phones.
The Matchbook app offers reasonable compatibility and a good range of markets for football fans, though its range overall could do with improving. The interface is smart, very responsive and hugely reliable.
The app is even available to Apple Watch and iPad users meaning no matter what technology you prefer, you should be able to get your bet on when you’re on the go. Accessing either the iTunes store or the Google Play store directly from your mobile or tablet will make the download quick, easy and painless.
Bonus available and how to get it
If downloading the app for the first time and opening a new account, you should know that it is possible to obtain new player benefits when signing up at Matchbook. To do so, simply register as a new player as usual from your mobile device. The same steps and personal details will be required as if you were on a desktop computer.
Remember to enter the Matchbook bonus code when signing up to claim the best available offers. The current code is MBMAX.
The current Matchbook welcome offers are as follows:
Exchange: £10 risk-free bet
New Customers Only. If your bet loses we will refund your stake up to max of £10. Bet must be placed within 7 days of sign up. Visa and Mastercard deposit only. Refunds paid within 72 hours 18+. T&C's apply.
Casino: 100% up to £100 + 100 Wager Free Spins
18+. New players only. Wagering requirement 35x. This bonus has a Max bet rule of £2. This means you can not bet/risk more than £2 in any one hand/spin. The free spins will expire after 7 days. T&Cs apply.
We’ll update this post if the bonuses should change, or if additional offers should become available. Bear in mind that terms and conditions apply, and you must be aged 18 or over to sign up and gamble legally in the UK.
A Matchbook App Review wouldn’t be complete without a proper look at the platform’s main features. Although working broadly similar to the Matchbook mobile site, the app has the edge in terms of responsiveness. Some of the main features of the Matchbook app are:
When clicking at first on a chosen sport, events are displayed chronologically. Events which are in-play are shown at the top and being able to bet on them live is an advantage for a bettor. The only downside is the lack of live streaming on the Matchbook app.
Back & Lay
The app gives you the power to play the exchanges on the go. If betting on football for example, simply tap the A-Z on the top left of the screen, choose ‘soccer’ and then all the latest games will appear. On the right side of the soccer section you can choose which league or cup you want to bet in, i.e. Premier League, and all available markets will be displayed super fast.
The ability to be able to ‘lay’ a team, i.e. betting against them winning, gives this app the edge over traditional bookmaker apps.
Responsive User Interface
With a good range of markets especially on football, the app is useful and benefits hugely from its extremely quick and smart interface. From opening up the app, tapping on the desired market and placing a bet you will have spent just a matter of seconds.
Is there a promo code currently available?
Yes, if you are a new customer, you should be eligible for the bonus with our promo code. Just be sure to read the terms and conditions before signing up.
Who can claim the promo code offer?
All new signups in the eligible territories can claim the offer.
Is the app available everywhere?
No, the Matchbook app is available only in certain territories. See the list on the Matchbook website.
How Can I Bet Using The App?
As mentioned earlier in the Matchbook app review, placing your bets could not be easier. Using a football bet as an example:
- Open the app from your home screen
- Click the A-Z tab on the top left of the screen
- Select ‘soccer’
- Select your chosen game, clicking ‘more markets’ if your bet is more than a simple back or lay
- Click on your selection
- Enter your stake
How Can I Manage Payments Using The App?
With the same range of deposit options available on Matchbook app as on the full site, managing your wallet could not be easier or more secure. Do remember though that if you want to take advantage of the Matchbook bonus code then your first deposit must be via credit or debit card. All deposit methods are free of charge and all bar Neteller have a £5 minimum (theirs is £10). Accepted methods are:
- Visa/Maestro (debit cards)
- Visa/MasterCard (credit cards)
- Neteller/Skrill (eWallets)
- Paysafe (bank transfer)
Depositing funds is simple and 24-hour customer support is available. Simply log in, go to the member’s area and choose ‘deposit’ or ‘withdrawal’. Withdrawals to the above banking options are simple, the timeframes being:
- Debit cards – 1-3 days
- Credit cards – 1-3 days
- Neteller – 1-4 hours
- Skrill – within 24 hours
- Paysafe – within 24 hours (minimum £100)
Overall rating: 3/5
The app is quick and smart to look at so in terms of its usability there can be no complaints. It lacks a little something compared to the big boys Betfair and Betdaq though and has a little catching up to do if the app is going to take a customer from those players.
|Back and Lay on the move||No live streaming|
|Very quick||Not a huge range of markets|
|Easy to use||Not available in all territories|
At present, Matchbook offer only their standard app and have no specific sign-up or other bonuses for Matchbook app or mobile users, though the regular welcome offer applies. Simply sign up to a new account via the app, enter code and opt in to receive it.