PointsBet - Legal website in the U.S.
PointsBet Online Sports Betting
PointsBet is one of the newer online bookmakers in the state of Indiana. The online sports betting and associated mobile apps are licensed and regulated by the Indiana Gambling Commission.
Upon hitting the home landing page, it was immediately clear that PointsBet is a no-frills online bookmaker. The website/mobile app uses a generic sportsbook format with a fairly standard red/black/white color scheme. All evidence suggests that both the website and mobile apps (OS for Apple and Android) are highly functional and easy to navigate from the sports betting navigation bar.
As a full-service online bookmaker, PointsBet makes a solid effort to make sure customers get unfettered access to sports betting markets from all over the world.
Of course, much of the betting focus is geared towards popular U.S. sports and leagues like the NBA, MLB, NHL, NFL, WNBA, NCAA FB, NCAA BB (Men's and Women's). From Europe, Asia, and South America, sports bettors will get access to Premier League Soccer, other top professional soccer leagues, rugby, Aussie Rules Football, and Cricket. To round out the betting menu, bettors can wager on secondary sports like boxing, golf, tennis, darts, cycling, and the list goes on to include major sports events like World Cup Soccer.
Of course, bettors like having access to a variety of sports bets, PointsBet will be more than happy to oblige. The list of sports betting options at PointsBet Indiana includes straight bets with points spreads, money line bets, parlays, teasers, proposition bets. and futures odds betting. For bettors who like to get involved with in-game betting, PointsBet maintains a comprehensive daily list of in-game options.
Bonuses and Promotions
Upon entering the "promotions section, it immediately becomes clear that PointsBet is quite generous with its bonus offers.
The bonus fun starts with a nice welcome bonus that comes in two parts. Part A: Bettors get a "risk-free" bet of up to $500 on their first fixed odds bet. Part B: Bettors get a "risk-free" bet of up to $1,500 on their first pointsbetting wager.
Aside from this nice welcome offer, bettors can also lay claim to promotions that offer odds boost opportunities and other intermittent betting promotions.
Currently, bettors can fund their betting accounts via credit card (VISA, MasterCard), online banking, and PayPal.
While the PointsBet website lacks the pizazz and glamour found on other sports betting websites, it's fair to say that this is a well organized standard sports betting site. It has all the betting markets and options any Indiana bettor could want, making everything else about the website irrelevant. On bonuses alone, PointsBet Indiana deserves good marks.