In addition to looking fantastic, the Apple Watch with a few simple taps you can access many great, user-friendly apps, including ones from top sportsbooks. This is great if you are out with friends, or even at work, and want to check the latest results, prices or place a bet, without the distraction of pulling out your phone. Here you can discover the first bookmakers to realise the potential of the Apple Watch, and have their apps already available in the Apple Store.
#1 Coral Apple Watch Betting
The app allows users to quickly access popular markets, check out the current promotions and receive alerts. Coral also provides the first app which includes the ability to cash-out bets. This means that you can quit certain bets in-play, or lock up your profits before the last leg of an accumulator starts.
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#2 William Hill Apple Watch Bookmaker
The app itself links into William Hills large sportsbook, giving you many real-time prices and the opportunity to wager through your online account. William Hill have made this process easy, through the inclusion of Glance technology, meaning you can use the app to do whatever you need with just one or two simple taps.
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#3 Unibet Apple Watch Sportsbook
On Unibet's watch app, you can find all the race cards and form for the day, at all the UK & Ireland horse race meetings. Soccer is covered too, with full match details and reports. The app also includes a results service, where you can find out how your horse or team finished up, just by glancing at your wrist.
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Having only launched in April 2015, many are still trying to figure out where the Apple Watch fit into their lives. Some question the usefulness of the watch, as you need your iPhone with you too, and others feel it is just too expensive. While many had the same concerns over the iPad and even iPhone, Apple have proved the doubters wrong and have continued to be the innovators of popular technology.
As long the platform is out there, sports betting companies will carry on developing its uses to serve their customers. When the first mobile betting sites were launched, few could have predicted the impact of modern mobile apps. The glossy graphics and features like Live streaming sport is a world away from the old WAP powered pages. So with the release of WatchOS 2 in the latter half of 2015, and future developments for this app, it is an exciting time for Apple Watch owning, sports betting fans.