Bovada Sportsbook Review

Bovada is one of the popular online sports betting brands, online since December 2011, and a premier destination for US players.

Bovada sportsbook is operated by Meadway Leisure Ltd. and is licensed by the Kahnawake Gaming Commission. The site has a reputation for safety and security like Bodog and offers a range of sports betting products to punters across major leagues and tournaments in North America. Bovada offers attractive welcome bonuses and rewards that make it an online sportsbook worth choosing to wager on your favorite sports. This includes the NBA, NHL, College Football, UEFA Champions League, and much more. Bovada is the US facing site of Bodog sportsbook and offers both PC and Mac users a range of betting products. The sportsbook comes highly recommended due to its range of betting products, customer support and reliable software.


  • Exclusively for US players
  • Windows and Mac compatible
  • Parent company, Bodog, reputed in the sports betting industry
  • Competitive and attractive betting lines
  • Speedy confirmation of bets
  • Consistent with cash outs
  • State of the art proprietary software

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Software and Graphics

Bovada Sports uses proprietary software designed to make the site easy to navigate. It provides bettors with loads of information and at the same time manages to maintain a simplistic design. The software is secure to ensure that every bet made is protected and confidential. The site handles millions of dollars in bets every week and has proved its capability to handle large volumes of transactions. The user interface is intuitive and allows you to quickly move from different sports and gain access to live information on games. Bovada understands what bettors want and offers all the features and perks to help them enjoy a great gambling experience. The software helps you stay on top of all the latest news from major and minor leagues with props, odds and futures. 

Betting products

Bovada sportsbook offers hundreds of betting options to suit every skill level. The odds are presented in American, decimal and fractional while there is no shortage of sports to bet on. The site features a horse racebook with bets accepted for many thoroughbred horse races including the Triple Crown and Kentucky Derby. Wagers are also accepted on a wide range of sports from college sports to professional leagues and goes beyond the National League, American League, Interleague, and international soccer. The sportsbook also accepts bets on boxing, rugby, darts, cricket, and major political events and much more.  Bettors also have European and Mexican soccer leagues, mixed martial arts, Ultimate Fighting Championship, and other sporting events to chance their luck.

There are many betting types to choose from while Bovada consistently offers betting lines, sides and totals of industry standard. You will find attractive betting lines which are often a full point off the standard. The payouts are competitive on parlays and teasers as well. Celebrity prop bets are offered throughout the year. Watch out for “Weird Wagers", which lives up to its name, and of course, live betting, where you can place wagers during live play in multiple sports leagues.

Mobile Support

Gambling on the move is easy with Bovada’s mobile platform. The site is compatible with Apple, Android and Blackberry devices and can be accessed directly from a smartphone or tablet. There are betting lines on all major sports from football to baseball and soccer while bettors have the option to place props and future bets, parlays and teasers and gain access to live and in-play betting. Members can deposit funds as well as cash out from their mobile device.

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Bonuses and Promotions

Bovada welcomes new players to its sportsbook with a 50% free bet welcome bonus worth up to $250 where the bonus can be used to wager on all major sports such as the NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL, and horse racing as well. Those with an old Bodog account can also take advantage of the bonus and boost their bankroll. The site also offers a generous referral bonus where you can now receive a 200% cash bonus up to $100 for every friend that signs up for a real money account. Casino players can take advantage of a $5 casino chip bonus by wagering $20 on sports and $20 at the casino, every weekend. There are several promotions pertaining to major sporting events from time to time. Some of these include extra cash-back bonuses and other lucrative offers. The site also offers a 20% freeplay bonus available to new players who can use the free play on any bet and any odds.

Banking and Security

For the convenience of its US members, Bovada offers a choice of banking methods. Deposits can be made via Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Skrill, and prepaid gift cards. Cashing out winnings can be achieved via bank wire, check, and express courier check. Alternatively, bettors can choose from Western Union and MoneyGram (Rapid Transfer). The site has a reputation for speedy payouts with certified checks via FedEx delivery being one of the most popular methods of cashing out at the online sportsbook.

Customer Service and Support

Bovada offers a solid customer support service backed by experienced staff. Should you need assistance the customer support team will answer your queries via email or phone. The help section also offers solutions to many sportsbook related queries.

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