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The 32Red Sports app is provided by a well-known online casino brand that has been operating in the UK for over a decade. 32Red have invested heavily in TV advertising campaigns to keep themselves recognisable. One of the most recent campaigns involved actor and comedian Keith Lemon.
Although 32red are well known for casino, they also offer a sports betting service that is packed full of features. The service allows users to bet on popular sporting events from around the world pre-match and in-play.
32Red Sports App Review
The 32red Sports app WAS available in the Apple App Store and Google Play Store. However, it has since been removed.
The native apps never really produced any type of reliability. They were riddled with bugs that caused the app to crash or become non-responsive.
Therefore, it appears the decision has been made to shut the dedicated apps down and to fully rely on their mobile optimised websites.
The mobile website has always proven to be the best service delivered, both across desktop and mobile.
The sports site has a clunky feel to it. Fonts are very big here, making it a good choice for those with poor vision. However, it makes the service hard to navigate. Pages are large and can require a lot of scrolling down to get to where is needed.
There are a lot of features packed in to the 32red mobile site. Here are some we were pleased to see.
32Red Sports App Features
32 Red Bet Builder
The bet builder feature enables users to combine markets from the same football match to create an accumulator-styled single.
The feature is quite basic when comparing it with other bet builders available. However, it is present and offers over 30 different markets to combine, from the 400+ that are usually available to bet on across the popular matches.
Personally, we would like to see shots on target, player cards, and player assists added to the list, amongst others.
That said, as it is limited to the more basic markets, it makes for a less cluttered way to combine a bet builder, without being too overwhelmed with choice. This would be of benefit to those who purely like to combine the outright market, with both teams to score and over 3.5 cards, as an example.
You can bet and watch live-action across football, tennis, horse racing, and basketball.
In order to do so, you are required to either hold a funded account or have placed a bet on the actual event. Horse racing live streams require a minimum £1 bet to be enabled.
The live stream viewing window isn’t the most responsive on mobile, but the picture quality of the actual footage is sharp and steady.
There are many football leagues around the world that have live footage available. The three most popular are:
- La Liga (Spain)
- Serie A (Italy)
- Ligue 1 (France)
Horse racing live streams offer video analysis prior to the race taking place. Videos of past races are blended in with an animated prediction of the race, tips, and key statistics.
Quick Bet System
A bet can be placed with as little as four taps of the screen on the 32red Sports app. Their quick-bet slip immediately pops up once a selection has been made. If a single bet is required the steps would be:
- Tap on the selection required.
- Select stake field in the quick-bet slip that appears.
- Enter the desired stake amount and check the potential payout.
- Tap the Place bet button once happy with terms to place the bet.
If a multiple bet is being pondered upon, you can minimise the quick-bet window and continue to add more selections. The quick-bet slip will then convert to offer out accumulator and multiple bet options.
The bet slip can be opened back up at any time by tapping on the upward arrow at the right-hand side of the minimised bet-slip window.
This is a fairly standard feature now within the industry and gives users more of a reason to keep track of their bets in play.
This is another feature that 32red have kept simple. Other online bookmakers offer partial cash-out options, so users can take a percentage of the cash-out amount out and keep some staked on the initial bet. With 32red Sport, it’s full cash out or stay in only.
A dedicated in-play section can be found on the home page tabs, displaying all of the events that have started and are yet to finish. A wide range of information and betting markets can be found here.
Pre-match statistics are available, as are the statistics from the action that has already occurred in the event in question.
The information is well presented from a visual perspective. If a live stream is available, this screen will take precedence over the statistics visual.
Promotions & Bonuses
Real value sports promotions are fairly sparse at 32Red. Bonuses and rewards tend to be geared more towards the casino side of things.
There are regular enhancements offered out on horse racing prices, along with extra places in races to keep the each way bettors happy. However, there’s not much extra value to be snapped up in other sports, such as football, tennis, darts, cricket and golf.
The 32red Sports app is an online bookmaking service that is fully licensed in the UK, offering a credible mobile betting service.
However, their expertise lies with the casino arm of gambling, rather than sports, in our opinion.
When comparing this app with our favourite sports betting apps, this one falls short of the mark. It has all the features one would expect in a betting app, but all in a very basic and simplistic nature.
If someone is looking for a betting app that is easy to navigate and has good functionality, without being swamped with obscure markets and events, this app may well be worth checking out.
However, if like us, the more choice the better, there are certainly better mobile sports betting options out there. We see 32red as being a good fit for the casino player who likes to bet on sports every now and then, rather than a solid platform for a regular sports punter to get the most benefit from.
Other 32Red Apps
This is where 32red are stronger. It does appear like they are a casino company who offer sports as well rather than a combined gambling company.
As well as a great range of slots on offer there’s a chance to win millions from a couple of quid with the progressive jackpots like Mega Moolah which can be over £2,100,000. From the home page, users can tap to see the progressive jackpot games and pick the big money prize they want to go for.
There’s plenty of table games on offer, both in a digital format and in a live environment. Live streams are provided showing real live dealers waiting to serve customers tuning in. The options of live games on offer is impressive and cater for both small and large budgets.
The digital games are well designed and graphics are of a HD nature. The latest smartphones provide a real feel of the quality of the graphics on offer. these look awesome on the retina screen on an iPad, for example.
The customer service is also known for being good, but we personally never needed to use it as the information provided in the help section has always proved to be sufficient.
Here are some popular games on the app
Ant & Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway
Who doesn’t love cheeky chaps Ant and Dec? Their Saturday Night Take Away slots game is exclusive to 32red. Adverts for this can be seen around the time the show is on ITV.
As the show says “Don’t just watch the ads win the ads” and players can with this slot. It has a maximum of 40 lines and prizes are awarded for matching the ads, like the toothbrushes, or for matching pictures of Ant and Dec.
There is an option to select a demo mode where players get 100,000 credits to play with. Users will need to register an account in order to play the demo versions. Register one here to play.
Want to win big? I mean really big!! Then the Mega Moolah is the slot for you. When writing this review the jackpot was over £15,000,000.
This game is a progressive jackpot that is shared around between many casino companies around the world. At some point some will win the big prize but who knows where and when!
There are lots of other prizes to be won while you play as well as the jackpot! There’s also a major, minor and mini progressive jackpot to be won too.
Continuing their branded theme the Jurassic World slot is a game built from the film franchise. As you expect it is all about lining up dinosaurs and the film characters to win the money.
There are all kinds of win features and the fly in the amber goes wild in some instances. Find the Indominus Rex to open the game and increase your prize by up to 1000x your total bet – scary!
The ultimate classic table game is on the 32red casino app in a couple of forms. You can play standard computer blackjack in the Atlantic City game or you can go Live with the streaming table in the live casino. For us, the live casino is the best addition to casino apps in years, its a much better playing experience than staring at a computer-generated game while playing. Live casino is integrated into the same casino app, just head over to the live casino tab or select “Blackjack Lobby” from the popular games on the home page.
Other slots we like on 32red mobile
- Break Da Bank Again – 9 line slots in a classic style, collect the money and open the safe to break da bank!
- Who wants to be a Millionaire – Made by big-time gaming. Line up the millionaire logo to enter the big game and win the bigger prizes. Line up the numbers to win and watch the reels drop in more wins! (Similar to candy crush)
Q & A
This can be done from most pages on the 32Red mobile site. Scroll down past all of the markets and at the bottom there is an option to change the odds format to: