When Bovada.lv founder Calvin Ayre (aka: Cole Turner) came out with an online sportsbook called Bodog we thought he was nuts. Since then all he's done is prove us wrong and build up the Bodog Nation to more than just a sports bookie service. The brand has become huge with BodogPoker, BodogFight and their MMA, Music including Bif Naked and more. In late 2011, Bodog left the U.S. market and re-branded to become Bovada.lv. It's still owned by the same group and still offers a rock solid service, only the name has changed for North American players.
This online bookie based in Costa Rica has very deep pockets which means your money is safe. That should be the number one concern when betting online, that your money is safe and not being held by a fly by night operation.
WHY Bovada? Competetive bonuses! User friendly betting software! 15+ years of Security and TRUST! The BEST 24/7 customer service in the industry! Bovada Live: Bet on every play!
The Bovada Girls, errr, we mean the initial 20% sign up bonus added to your account upon signing up is what many love about this sportsbook. We also like that their not running cloned lines which means some great underdog value can be found here. Not just on game lines, but second half wagers as well.
Bo Dog also boasts one of the biggest online poker rooms on the web with huge guaranteed texas holdem tournaments as well as sit and go tourneys around the clock. The download is quick and easy as well.
Bovada Sportsbook Info:
Phone Number: 1-888-263-0000
In Business Since: 1995
Location: San Jose, Costa Rica
Minimum Deposit: $20
Deposit Methods: Western Union, Visa, Master Card, Click2Pay, eWalletXpress, Phone Card, Neteller (Non U.S.), Moneybookers (Non U.S.), Bank Wire
Sign-up Bonus: 50% (up to $250) for sports, 100% match bonus up to $500 for casino, 100% bonus for poker players.
Minimum Bet: Online: $5 Phone: $50
Reasons to Play There: Excellent customer service! Clerks you can actually understand! Bonuses are credited to accounts INSTANTLY! One stop shop for all your gambling needs as they have all the major sports wagering such as football, basketball, baseball and hockey as well as casino action, horse racing and online poker! Sorry, Canadian players are not accepted here.
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