- Betly Sportsbook launched the first mobile sportsbook in Arkansas.
- BetSaracen and Oakland Racing Casino Resort are said to be working on their own mobile sports betting option.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Almost two months after mobile sportsbooks were given the approval to launch, Arkansas finally has a state-sanctioned mobile betting app.
Betly Sportsbook Launches App In Arkansas
The first Arkansas sportsbook to launch a mobile app is Betly Sportsbook.
The wait is finally over, download the official Betly Arkansas app for iOS from @SouthlandGaming and start wagering from anywhere in #Arkansas today! ➜ https://t.co/m1TuM9hQM5 pic.twitter.com/SmphsToEWi
— Betly Sportsbook (@betlysportsbook) April 26, 2022
Betly Sportsbook launched its app for iOS devices on April 26th. Their online sportsbook has been available in Arkansas since March 5th, 2022.
Betly Sportsbook is partnered with Southland Casino Racing, with the platform run by Gamewise.
Android users have been able to use the Betly Sportsbook through their web browsers from the start with no app necessary. According to Betly Sportsbook, they are expecting to launch an app in the Google Play Store in the near future.
Few Updates Available About Other Mobile Sportsbooks In Arkansas
Betly Sportsbook was not expected to be the first mobile sports betting option in Arkansas, that distinction goes to BetSaracen of Saracen Casino Resort.
The initial launch for BetSaracen was supposed to be before the start of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament, but after struggling to find external vendors the project is apparently at a standstill.
The only other legal online sportsbook to have been rumored to have mobile sports betting app in Arkansas is Oaklawn Racing Casino Resort, although they have said little outside of a potential launch in the third quarter of 2023.
Brett is a passionate sports writer who majored in Sport Management at Florida State University. He combines his knowledge of stats with his understanding of game theory to find the best values when sports betting. Brett enjoys golfing, playing cornhole, and hanging out by the pool when he’s not locked in watching games.