Cryptos
  • Bitcoin
Target Market
  • United States
Currencies
  • USD
Deposit
  • Credit Card, Debit Card, Money Transfer, Bitcoin

AKA the new bodog, Bovada is the biggest sportsbetting site in the United States.  It has a massive variety of bet types, huge betting limits, excellent sports coverage, and top notch complimentary casino and poker room products.  If you are looking for an experienced, trusted, and comprehensive US-focused sportsbook Bovada make a good case to be your go-to.

Bitcoin is, for Bovada, an interesting alternative deposit option that avoids cumbersome payment processing issues.  Bitcoin is patched on – it is an additional feature added which offers some conveniences for a particular segment of customers, and is preferable for Bovada because it does not require the same overhead as other payment options.  If for you bitcoin comes first and sportsbook second, you are probably better off at betcoin or Nitrogen. However, if you are looking for a quicker and harder to censor deposit method for use at mainstream sportsbooks – so sportsbook first, bitcoin second –  then Bovada is a good choice.

Cryptos
  • Bitcoin
  • Ethereum
  • Litecoin
  • Bitcoin Cash
  • Cardano
  • Dash
  • IOTA
  • Monero
  • Ripple
Currencies
  • Crypto Only
Deposit
  • Bitcoin

Betcoin offers a cryptocurrency optimized payment funnel, accepting bitcoin, ethereum, litecoin, dash, and a few others you might be using for whatever reason.  Accounts require only an email, and deposits as low as .001 bitcoin may be used after just one confirmation. Withdrawals are generally processed within 4 hours.  

The product strives to compete with mainstream betting operators, and you will find in betcoin a smart-looking interface, good live and fixed books with appropriate sports coverage and bet types, as well casino and poker products that stand up to the competition in their own right.

Target Market
  • Global
Currencies
  • Crypto Only
Deposit
  • Crypto Only

Similar to Betcoin, Cloudbet sort of straddles the gap between mainstream Bovada and bitcoin-focused Nitrogen.  They are a bitcoin-only sportsbook, but they place a greater focus on delivering a mainstream-esque product. They offer an excellent assortment of bet types and live betting on a wide variety of events, focused on but not limited to US sports.  Integrations with Softswiss and Betsoft provides hundreds of slots and dozens of provably-fair table games, all available to US players.

New customers get a massive bonus of 100% up to five bitcoins.  The bonus releases in increments of .01 bitcoin, and is available for a full year.  There are no onerous withdrawal restrictions, so the bonus is all upside. That five bitcoin bonus limit is representative of cloudbet’s target audience – they are interested in attracting bitcoin millionaires who want high betting limits in a safe, anonymous environment.  

Cryptos
  • Bitcoin
Target Market
  • Global
Deposit
  • Bitcoin

There are a handful of companies that discovered bitcoin relatively early and, enthralled by its potential as a payment method, developed their products around bitcoin.  Regardless of their specific market focus, these companies generally have a few characteristics in common. Administrative functions are almost entirely automated. They offer entirely anonymous accounts, often without the need to enter even an email address.  Withdrawals are often almost instant, with little if any manual interaction. Without convoluted payment processes or difficult KYC requirements, these companies are able to focus entirely on product and delivering value to customers, or at least that is the theory.  

So it goes with Nitrogen Sports.  The product supports user anonymity – you needn’t even set up an email, withdrawals are automatically returned to the same address from which the bitcoin was sent.  In terms of the action – Nitrogen has a US-focus and the highest limits are found on US games, though there is solid European coverage as well. You are not going to find the same extensive amount of bets as on the top US competitors, but that’s to be expected – Nitrogen is a bitcoin-first product, with a focus on delivering an optimized experience.  These 20 year old betting companies add bitcoin into their pre-existing products to ease depositing for some, but they still have the mainstream customer base that allows for a much more extensive betting experience.