Bovada is the new name for the US friendly version of the Bodog gaming company. The Morris Mohawk Gaming Group has been the license holder for the Bodog brand in the United States for the last 4 years, and will be offering all of the same services as before, under the new name ‘Bovada’. The beauty of this deal is that we already know how this company operates an online gaming company, and they’re one of the best in the world.
Bovada Sportsbook operates the same as the old Bodog Sportsbook and remains one of the best online sports betting sites for casual bettors. Professional handicappers located in the US will need to have accounts here too, but this company is best for casual punters looking to have some fun. Their betting lines tend to get posted later than most sportsbooks, but the software is simple to use & navigate.
They have great odds, industry standard vig with numerous amounts of sports to chose from. They’ve become known for having some of the best futures odds in the industry, and for some fun promotions as well. March Madness is a great example, where Bovada will continue to run their free March Madness pools to all sports bettors.
Bovada also accepts bets to be placed on eSports which is extremely popular in the USA, and throughout the world for that matter. Below are some of the multiplayer gaming events that bettors can wager on at Bovada:
- Dota 2
- Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
- League of Legends
- Starcraft 2
The casino uses RTG (Real Time Gaming) as before. The games remain the same as offered on Bodog. The casino is offered in instant-play or full download versions. You can find blackjack, craps, slots, video poker, and other popular casino games.
The website plays on a network with the Bodog players, so they offer a large variety of options to choose from. Anything from high-stakes to low-stakes, big tournaments to small tournaments, cash games, heads-up, etc. The design is sleek & contemporary – unlike any other poker sites on the internet.
The same tracks are offered, with all of the same horse racing betting options as Bodog provided. The offere 80+ thoroughbred & harness racing tracks, with all of the typical types of horse racing bets. It is one of the most popular racebooks for US horse racing handicappers.
You can now gamble from your mobile phone; iPhone, iPad, Blackberry, Android, and Windows based smartphones and tablets. Their Mobile betting site is one of the best available for US handicappers. The software works well on all smartphones, and is easy to navigate on any type of phone, even Blackberry and cell phones will small screen sizes. Of course the touch screens on iPhones, iPads, and Androids makes it easier to bet from, but the software works well on any internet-enabled phones.
Banking Options and Customer Service
Bovada.lv has a high success rate for Visa deposits to US customers and also offers MasterCard, Bitcoin, and Rapid Transfer (MoneyGram and Western Union) for depositing. Since the Morris Mohawk Gaming Group has been operating the customer service aspect for years now, they run one of the best customer service departments in the industry. They offer live chat, 24/7 toll-free phone, and email as well. Customer service operators tend to be helpful & knowledgeable.