With the NCAA Football and NFL seasons in full-swing, sports gamblers who love to bet on football are scrambling to find the most reliable online sports books with which they can establish an account. Aside from reliability, astute sports gamblers want a site that offers interesting bonus promotions and a wide range of betting opportunities, including proposition (prop) bets.
Top Online SportsBooks
In a highly competitive market, consistency becomes a relevant factor. These online sports have establish a strong reputation for being reliable, consistent and creative.
Bovada.lv – Bovada is an off-shoot of the popular Bodog brand. The book is available for players in the US only, and is licensed and regulated by the Kahnawake Gaming Commission in Canada. As could be expected, the site is customized to the expectations of U.S. players with a large emphasis on American sports (NFL, MLB, NHL, NBA, CFB and CBB) as well as popular European sports such as soccer and rugby. They offer standard betting options such as straight bets, teasers, parley and prop bets, plus a comprehensive list of in-game betting opportunities. The welcome bonus is a 50% free play match (up to $250) on the initial deposit with a standard rollover requirement.
BetOnline.ag – For mid-level players with average size bets, this is the place to be. The site is licensed and regulated in Antigua and available for US players. The site offers wagering opportunities on major league US sports such as MLB, NFL, NBA and the NHL, plus CBB, CFB, golf, rugby, European soccer, boxing and cricket. They offer straight bets, parlays, teasers, prop bets and future bets. The current deposit promo is a 50% match on all deposits to a max of $1,000 with a 10X rollover requirement. The site has excellent customer service.
Bookmaker.eu – This online sports book is licensed as a business in Costa Rica. The sports book offers a full range of betting opportunities on most major sports including NFL, NCAA FB, NBA, NCAA BB, MLB, NHL, European Basketball, MLS, most major European soccer leagues, golf tennis and cricket. They also offer a wide range of prop bets on most major sporting events. Many in the industry use Bookmaker as the site from which betting lines are established. High-rollers are welcome and can enjoy a lucrative VIP Program. The current welcome bonus offers 15% on the initial deposit with a 4X rollover requirement. They also offer periodic free bet opportunities and reload bonuses. U.S. players are welcome.
Topbet.eu – The site is licensed by the Antigua Gaming Commission. The menu of sports to wager on is one of the most comprehensive menus available for Americans. Aside from all major sports leagues in Europe and the US (PLS, NFL, NBA etc.), the site offers wagering opportunities on motor sports, boxing, golf, tennis, cricket, rugby and volleyball. The maximum wagering limits are reasonable, making this an excellent site for players at all levels. The current welcome bonus in the sports book is a comparable free bet after the first wager has been placed with no rollover requirement. They also offer intermittent bonus opportunities and free bets.
5Dimes.com – This is another Sports book carrying a business license in Costa Rica. The site is known for it’s reduced “juice” and in-game betting options. The long list of available sports waging opportunities include Premiere League soccer and other major European Leagues, professional and college sports from the US (CFB, CBB, NHL, MLB, NFL, NBA) plus other popular sports such as cricket, golf and tennis. Players can make all types of wagers include straight bets, parlays, teasers and prop bets on most sports. Current promotions include a free bet deposit based on 50% of the player’s initial deposit. Players will enjoy the “stats center”, which offers a database of handicapping information. U.S. Players are welcome.