BetfredTV-logoIn what’s believed to be a first for gambling apps, Betfred has launched a free lottery app designed for Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8.

Players can bet on up to 12 international lotteries as they are drawn live daily. They can bet on more than one lottery at a time and any combination of numbers. Gamers can either bet using their saved favourites or choose the ‘lucky dip’ to randomly generate numbers. There is also the facility to view results and share the app across social network channels.

The app has been made specifically for Microsoft consumers by Manchester-based digital design and build agency Degree 53. Lotto experts at worked in partnership with the digital design firm to develop it in just eight weeks. managing dircetor Chris Sheffield said: “It is a monumental time for and a real coup to team up with one of the world’s most recognised technology brands. We expect to see a big growth in Windows 8 use as more consumers upgrade their PCs and mobile devices and wanted our customers to be able to access and play our popular lotto games on a choice of platforms.”