Ruby Bet Betting App Review
Ruby Bet is a relatively new online sportsbook that has been in existence since 2019. The company is licensed by the Malta Gaming Authority and registered in Malta.
Brought to us by Progress Play LTD, who have until now focused on online casinos, Ruby bet seems to have made it’s focus to cater to the specific needs of the UK punter.
Customers based in Great Britain are gambling on a site licensed by the UK Gambling Commission. Ruby Bet can be accessed as an app on mobiles and tablets. The mobile version can be accessed using Android and iOS devices. The app replicates the desktop version of the site so new customers can claim the welcome offer.
New Customer Bonus
Desktop and mobile customers new to Ruby Bet are entitled to £10 in the form of free bets after depositing that amount.
The Ruby Bet welcome offer is subject to the following Terms & Conditions:
- New customers only.
- Residents of the UK.
- First deposit of at least £10.
- £10 bonus in the form of free bets.
- Free bets credited after the first qualifying deposit has been made.
- The free bet must be placed at odds of 1.5 or bigger.
- The free bet stake is not returned with any winnings.
- Bonus must be wagered once before a withdrawal is allowed.
- Bonus and winnings will expire after 7 days.
- Ruby Bet’s general Terms & Conditions apply.
The new customer bonus is for a modest amount but the process is transparent and achievable. The offer is a 100% matched deposit bonus because the value of the qualifying deposit is the same as the free bets.
Mobile Exclusive Sign Up Offers
Customers with Ruby Bet are not entitled to any mobile exclusive offers. However, mobile customers can take advantage of the welcome offer and any promotions for existing customers. At the time of writing there were no dynamic promotions for current players but there were benefits on offer with the VIP Club which is described below.
Mobile users can earn points and receive loyalty benefits if they have VIP status. The Ruby Bet casino has a welcome offer and ongoing promotions for desktop and mobile new and existing customers.
There are no dynamic ongoing promotions at Ruby Bet. However, the VIP Club rewards loyalty with an extensive range of benefits for casino players. These benefits are dependent on betting turnover so the bigger staking customers will earn the better benefits. Mobile customers can earn VIP status and receive the same benefits as players who use the desktop version of the site.
There are five levels in the VIP room and the range of benefits increases at each successive level. Sportsbook turnover does not count but any casino bets placed using the mobile app are valid. Points earned over the previous three months determine the level each month.
Just like the new customer sign up bonuses mentioned above, regular Betfair promotions are another way in which bookies compete with each other to keep customers satisfied and to attract new customers, so yet again a great bonus all punters should look out for and take advantage of.
These promotions change a lot more than the new customer sign up bonus which tends to stay the same for quite a while for most bookies. You in most scenarios will also be offered special promotions in certain bookies if a big event or matchup is coming up to encourage you to bet on their site.
Ruby Bet Highlights
UK + IRE Only. Further terms and conditions apply
Ruby Bet Android App
The Ruby Bet Android app is easily downloadable and it features all the elements of the desktop version of the site. The chosen platform must use the operating system of 4.30 or above. The suitable devices for the Ruby Bet Android app include Samsung, HTC and Motorola. Here are the steps that must be followed to gain access to the Ruby Bet app for Android devices:
- Open an account by visiting the Home Page of the Ruby Bet site.
- Search for “Ruby Bet” in the Google play store.
- Select “Install”.
- Open the app and begin to bet at Ruby Bet on your mobile device.
Mobile customers with Ruby Bet have access to all the features of the online sportsbook. The app has a good interface and it works well on smartphones and tablets and older versions of Android devices. The app offers the same benefits of the latest version of the website, including the welcome offer and VIP status. The app mirrors the Ruby Bet site and includes betting on all the popular sports.
Ruby Bet App for iPhone & iPad
The download procedure for users of the iPhone and iPad is just as easy. The Ruby bet app works on devices with iOS 8.0 and above. Here are the steps that must be followed to download the app:
- Register a new account at Ruby Bet.
- Search “Ruby Bet” in the App Store.
- Select “Install”.
- Open the app and begin betting with Ruby Bet.
There is very little difference between the betting experience using the Android app and the iPhone and iPad app. The apps offer all the features of the desktop version including in-play betting on several sports.
Adding Ruby Bet Mobile Site Shortcut to your Home Screen
Apps use space on mobile devices and it may be that a potential new Ruby bet user has other priorities. Customers can still enjoy the Ruby Bet app experience by adding the mobile site to the regular site. By visiting the Ruby Bet Home Page on a mobile device users are taken to the mobile optimised version of the site. The next stage of the process is to Add Shortcut On Home page. The Ruby Bet icon and link will then appear on the home screen of the mobile device.
UK + IRE Only. Further terms and conditions apply
Ruby Bet App Features
The Ruby Bet betting app offers customers all the features of the website including the following:
At the time of writing there were 49 live events on the Ruby Bet app. These fixtures covered the following sports: football, tennis, basketball, volleyball, table tennis and handball. A relatively new addition to the live betting service is Esports which are computer games played online. The Ruby Bet live betting interface does not feature live streaming but there is plenty of information updated as the action progresses.
There is a graphical representation of the progress of the play in football and key match statistics such as the number of attacks and corners. Live markets include match, handicap and totals which are suspended when there is a key event such as a goal, sending off or penalty. Tennis live events are suspended after a break of serve.
The Ruby Bet app provides a comprehensive results service for all the main betting sports. The date, competition, match and half-time and full-time score when applicable are displayed. Customers have access to a Search facility whereby they can filter by sport, competition and a range of dates. There is also a calendar so it is possible to specify a dare and display all the relevant results. Sports results are updated regularly and usually on the day of the event.
The Ruby bet mobile app features a comprehensive betting rules section for all the betting sports. The sports are listed in alphabetical order and the rules for each bet of bet are explained. The objective of the betting rules service is to provide unambiguous terms for all the betting types.
If an issue is not covered in the betting rules customers can speak to a member of staff using the Live Chat facility. Customers with Ruby Bet can also contact support staff using a contact form. The customer service department is open from 7am to 11pm GMT seven days a week. Ruby Bet is committed to responsible gambling and provides guidelines and actions for addictive gamblers.
Ruby Bet Markets
The Ruby Bet app provides users with a comprehensive range of betting options. When the review was done the site featured 1738 pre-match fixtures and 43 live events. The sports main page displays the main betting events of the day under Popular competitions. These events are mainly related to football, including the Premier League in England and UEFA Champions League. The sports Dashboard also shows the current live events with the match winner odds and a link to the related markets. Football accounts for most live and pre-match betting options.
Ruby Bet offers mobile customers betting on over 40 sports. The list is not displayed in alphabetical order but roughly by the number of current markets. Users of the Ruby bet app can also bet on Politics, TV and Entertainment and virtual sports. Each sport is indicated by an appropriate icon and the name of the sport. The number of current betting events is displayed against the name of the sport. Users can search for a match by competition or a team. The three most popular betting sports are football, tennis and basketball.
The Ruby Bet mobile app features football leagues and competitions from about 100 countries, in each of the continents. The most popular betting league in the world is the English Premier League. Ruby Bet displays the three-way match result market for each fixture and a link to related markets.
The mobile app features almost 400 additional markets which is the most of any online bookmaker. The markets appear under headings including Match, Handicap and Totals and other events. Customers can also place ante post bets on the outright winner of many competitions and international tournaments such as the World Cup and European Championship finals.
In terms of the number of bets tennis is the second most popular betting sport on the Ruby Bet app. Markets are displayed by country rather than Tour and that can include up 15 countries in any one week. Odds are available for matches on the ATP and WTA tours, Challenger events and ITF tournaments. The odds in the two-way match result market are displayed with a link to up to 25 related markets, including handicaps, totals and set correct score betting. Customers can also combine the winner of a set with the match result which is a rare market.
Basketball appears third on the list of sports with almost 200 betting events compared to 860 for football. Customers can bet on matches from about 30 countries and the most popular league is the NBA in the United States. The two-way match result market is displayed with a link to almost 100 related markets. App users can bet on the match result and quarter and half markets. There is outright betting on the NBA winners and the outcome of the Conference leagues. There are betting markets on the Euroleague which is basketball’s version of the Champions League in football.
About Ruby Bet
Ruby Bet is one of the youngest online bookmakers in the industry so the mobile app was only introduced at the start of 2019. The company is trying to break into a crowded market and has gone for quantity in terms of sports, leagues and markets. The operator sees the importance of responsible gambling, security and privacy and customer support.
These services compliment a comprehensive sportsbook that features live and pre-match betting for about 50 sports. The mobile app for Android and iPhone and iPad devices provides the same service as the desktop version. The live interface displays many live betting opportunities.
There is no faulting the Ruby Bet app in terms of the number of betting options. No other online bookmaker offers more markets for a football match and tennis and basketball bettors are well served in the pre-match and live environment. The welcome offer is for a small amount and there are no dynamic ongoing promotions for existing customers. These admissions may be rectified in the future at which point Ruby Bet will offer a comprehensive sports betting service and casino. Despite being new to the industry there are no reasons not to bet on the Ruby Bet mobile app.
Adding funds and withdrawing money from a betting account is quick and easy with Ruby Bet. The site allows customers to bank using debit and credit cards, e-Wallets and Bank Transfer. The minimum deposit is £10 or £20 depending on the method. All deposits are available for betting immediately.
There are no fees for depositing funds. Withdrawals are processed within one business day and transfers take 3 business days to appear in a customer’s bank or e-Wallet account. Withdrawals are subject to a processing fee that is a fixed amount and not dependent on the value of the withdrawal. Transactions are subject to the approval of Ruby Bet.