PointsBet Sportsbook

PointsBet sportsbook has all of the expected features of a reputable sportsbook. However there are some unique features to the Australian-based operator that deserve special attention.

PointsBetting

Points betting, traditionally known as spread betting (in Europe and Australia) is unique to PointsBet in the US. It is a high-risk, high-reward option where bettors can win or lose more based on the outcome of their wager.

In PointsBet’s own words, the more you’re right, the more you win. It should be noted that bettors can set limits to control their maximum risk and reward before placing a bet.

PointsBetting is only available on selected fixed-odds markets. For example, if you were to take the Over on the Milwaukee Bucks scoring 110 in an NBA fixture and they score 130, you would win 20x your stake (130-110). However if they only scored 105, you would lose 5x your stake (110-105).

Live same-game parlay

PointsBet is currently the lone US sportsbook to offer its bettors live, in-game parlay betting on NFL and NBA games. One can create live same game parlays during timeouts, halftime, or breaks in the action. 

Regular, same-game parlays are easy to place with PointsBet. At the time of writing, they allow same game parlays to be placed on all MLB, NBA, NFL games, with more options on the way. Locate the game you wish to bet on, select the ‘Same Game Parlay’ tab in the top navigation menu, choose the markets you wish to include, then select ‘add to betslip.’

PointsBet Mobile App Review

Customers can download the PointsBet app for iOS and Android devices on the App Store or Google Play Store. Alternatively you can visit PointsBet.com to download the most up-to-date version. The mobile sportsbook app has all the same sports as the desktop version including features like in-play betting, cash out, secure banking and promotions.

With experience in the Australian market the PointsBet betting app is refined, intuitive and responsive. The front page shows the most popular games happening soon, but bettors can select the “sports” option from the menu to see a complete list of sports and individual betting options.

PointsBet Bonuses and Promotions

Sign-up bonus

By signing up using our referral link you can take advantage of a couple of sign-up bonuses. A refund of up to $500 for the first fixed odds bet and up to $1,500 for the first PointsBetting wager. If a risk-free bet loses, you will receive the funds back as a bonus bet.

Referral bonus

Existing customers can send a unique referral link to their friends to join PointsBet Sportsbook. Once a friend registers and deposits at least $50, both parties will receive $50 in bonus bets. You can get up to $2,500 in refer-a-friend bonuses per year.

Parlay bonus

PointsBet has multiple offers for parlay bettors. For any parlay with four or more legs you will receive a refund of up to $25 if one leg fails. The sportsbook offers a unique 'Booster' feature that allows users to boost the final price on a 3+ leg parlay of their choice. Each user only receives a limited number of Boosters.

Rewards program

PointsBet is one of the few online sportsbooks that uses a rewards program. Every real money bet you place with the sportsbook will earn you Rewards Points, regardless of the result. You can then use the accumulated points and turn them into bonus bets.

Bettors can earn points for every wager they place:

  • Fixed-odds: 1 reward point for every $5 wagered
  • Parlay: 1 reward point for every $1 wagered
  • PointsBetting: 1 reward point for every $1 won or lost

In order to view your accumulated reward points, you can log in and visit the “Rewards” tab to redeem them as free bets at the rate of $1 per 100 reward points. 

Which States is Pointsbet legal In?

PointsBet now offers mobile betting in the following states:

Colorado

Illinois

Indiana

Iowa

Michigan

New Jersey

New York

Pennsylvania

Virginia

West Virginia

PointsBet deposits and withdrawals

PointsBet offers up to seven deposit methods, these include:

Online Banking

Debit Card

PointsBet Mastercard

Credit Card

PayPal

ACH eCheck via VIP Preferred

PayNearMe

Withdrawals remain simple and will process most requests within 24 hours. There are a limited number of withdrawal options available:

Online Banking

PayPal

ACH eCheck via VIP Preferred

PointsBet customer experience

In order to access the Support Center one must scroll all the way down to the bottom of the app, and click Help. The Live Chat and Email options can be found from the app’s footer.

The support service is available 24/7, customer service agents are quick to respond and Live Chat queues are generally short.

We recommend checking out the help page for answers to common questions, which can clear up most users’ frequent questions.

If an issue needs to be escalated to management, the process inevitably slows down.

Emails are usually responded to within 24 hours - service@pointsbet.com

There is no phone service, or at least none that is made apparent.

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