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BetAmerica Sportsbook Review

BetAmerica was started in 2008 by Churchill Downs Inc. Since it has been in the betting industry in America for more than a decade, it may have the upper hand over its competitors. It has allowed fans of horse racing to wager on their favorite horses for over ten years.

In February 2019, BetAmerica launched its own sportsbook in conjunction with Golden Nuggets New Jersey. The only constraint to this great partnership is the inability to offer fans NBA betting. Still, now that it has a hold in the sports betting arena, more fans have access to its excellent features, such as the superb welcome bonus.

How to access BetAmerica Sportsbook

The sportsbook has an app for both iOS and Android devices. The Android app is not on Google Play Store, so users need to visit the website via their smartphones where they will be redirected to a download page. The app is available on the iOS App Store.

First deposit bonus

The BetAmerica Sportsbook is the first among many to stun their first time players with a staggering $500 bonus. For every new player who registers an account and makes their first deposit, BetAmerica Sportsbook will match their deposit up to $500. You will not have to go through too many hoops to get access to the bonus.

However, there are still a few restrictions. You may only use the bonus funds for money line, over/under bets, spread, or straight bets, and you cannot place a wager on a game whose odds exceed -150. You also need to bet 6x your total deposit plus bonus before withdrawing from your bonus account.

Other BetAmerica promos include:

Bet $5 get $20

You can access this from the promotions page, and if you make at least $5 in total wagers, you get a $20 bonus immediately, but you need to wager an additional $20 before withdrawing the funds.

$20 mobile free bet

When you make your first wager of at least $20 via a mobile device, you get a $20 bonus, which is available for wagering immediately. You may use this bonus for straight, money line, spreads, and total bets whose odds do not exceed -150. Again, before you withdraw the bonus cash, you must bet an additional $20.

Free $20 live bet

Access the promotions page and opt into the $20 Free First Live Bet promotion. You will receive $20 when you make your first live bet of at least $20. You may use this bonus for straight, money line, spreads, and total wager markets; and the odds must not exceed -150.

How to sign up to the BetAmerica Sportsbook

To create an account, you will need to fill in your name, birthday, email, and the last four numbers in your social security number. You will also input your address before you set your login details (username and password). You will finally confirm that you are at least 21 years old and that no one else will access the sportsbook via your account.


At first, BetAmerica Sportsbook did not have a version for iOS, but it was released recently and is just as crisp and impressive as the Android one. The interface design is minimalist and easy to navigate. Contrary to what one would expect from a new application, this iOS version is bug-free and stable.

The display on the mobile apps is the same and as high quality as that on the desktop browser version. You will find all the live game offerings on your screen, and you can navigate among games using the menus. There is a search option that lets you quickly locate a specific bet conveniently without having to comb through the site. You can use the drop-down menu right under the live chat option to view the betting odds as you see fit.

Deposit and withdrawal options:

BetAmerica Sportsbook has plenty of solutions for you to deposit funds and conveniently retrieve your winnings from the site. Options available for depositing include:

  • Bank transfer: you can send money directly from your bank account into your BetAmerica account
  • PayPal: move cash from your e-wallet into your account
  • PayNearMe: deposit cash at participating 7-11, family Dollar or CVS stores
  • Neteller: Connect your debit/credit card to the e-wallet to deposit funds instantly
  • Skrill: this e-wallet was provided primarily for international clients as it supports over forty currencies.

Options available for withdrawing include:

  • Cash at Golden Nugget Cage: request a cash withdrawal then bring your state-issued ID to the physical location.
  • Neteller: takes about one day to process withdrawals
  • PayPal: an excellent solution if you used this e-wallet to deposit funds
  • Skrill
  • PayNearMe

Sports offered on BetAmerica Sportsbook

BetAmerica Sportsbook cannot offer NBA games is because one of the owners of Golden Nuggets also owns the Houston Rockets, which would create a conflict of interest. However, there are still many other betting sports for BetAmerica fans such as:

  • College football
  • College Basketball
  • NFL
  • MLB
  • EPL (Soccer)
  • MLS
  • UFC
  • Martial arts sports
  • Cricket
  • Motorsports
  • Golf
  • Tennis
  • Boxing
  • Cycling
  • Rugby

Bet Types

BetAmerica Sportsbook has a wide variety of bet types to fit your needs, and these include futures, parlays, props, teasers, system bets, over/under, point spreads, and money lines. You will also enjoy a load of live games that come with competitive lines and props.

In addition to all the traditional betting options available on other sportsbooks, BetAmerica also has extra options for each game. For instance, when it comes to betting on football, there is a ‘Race to 10’ betting option where players bet on the first team that will score 10 points.

Customer support

Customer support availability and reliability is incredibly crucial when assessing the effectiveness of a sportsbook. You will be pleased to know that BetAmerica Sportsbook has received plenty of positive reviews over the years for their fantastic customer support. You can reach the BetAmerica customer support team via live chat from 9am-11pm ET via phone or 24/7 via email.


BetAmerica Sportsbook offers clients all what they need from a sportsbook, both the traditionally loved options and the exciting modern ones. It also offers an impressive range of payment gateways.