Pointsbet Illinois

On September 12, 2020, sports punters in the Land of Lincoln woke up to the news that they were now able to engage in online sports betting at Pointsbet, one of the leading sports betting brands in the US. Pointsbet had just completed a partnership deal with the Hawthorne Race Course in Stickney and thanks to that partnership, the sportsbook could now offer sports betting services and products to all folks in Illinois. Those eager to register at Pointsbet and start placing their bets or those simply looking to learn more about the sportsbook will need to continue reading this guide as it outlines all there is to know about Pointsbet Illinois.  

How to Register Pointsbet Illinois

To become a registered sports punter at Pointsbet Illinois, the registration steps that the player needs to undertake are as follows:

  • Launching the Pointsbet sportsbook site is the first thing that punters need to do
  • Once on the site, punters need to select the state they reside in – in this case, that will be Illinois
  • A registration form will pop up soon afterwards and the punters are instructed to share some of their basic personal details. At the same time, players will also need to input their preferred email address and choose their security credentials to use for all future login purposes
  • Proceed to make the first deposit
  • Once all of the above steps have been completed, the registration process will be complete meaning punters will now be the latest Pointsbet members.

Pointsbet Illinois Deposit Options

Pointsbet knows that in order for punters to start enjoying the products offered at the sportsbook, they will have to deposit some funds first. On this front, the sportsbook did incorporate the first deposit process in the registration process to ensure that soon after the completion of the registration process, punters will be able to start placing bets. The deposit options available when making the first deposit as well as all other deposits include: 

  • Pointsbet MasterCard
  • E-Check
  • PayPal

Product Offerings

Pointsbet does offer several sports betting products to its thousands of punters. The majority of the products are the dominant sports in the US talk of soccer, football, baseball, basketball, ice hockey and tennis. However, in addition to the dominant sports, Pointsbet also offers some few niche sports which include darts.  

Pointsbet Illinois Bonuses and Promotions

One of the biggest attributes when it comes to Pointsbet Illinois is the fact that this sportsbook offers up to $2,000 in welcome bonuses. This welcome package is divided into two parts. First, there is a $500 risk free bet for fixed odds bet. Second, there is a $1,500 risk free bet for points betting wager. What these risk-free bets mean is that if the first bet placed by the punter loses, the punter is given a second chance to place another bet using the same funds.

The bonuses and promo perks offered at Pointsbet Illinois aren’t just for the newly registered punters. In addition to these, the sportsbook also offers some regular promotions for the regular players. The promotions for the regular players however do come with start and end dates. As such, its imperative that punters search for the currently running promos on the Promotions page frequently.

Round Up

Pointsbet is quite popular in most states that it operates in. this popularity largely stems from the fact that it offers its very own unique and exclusive betting market dubbed points betting. This unique betting market makes it possible for punters to win bigger when their bets return a payout (however, the losses are also magnified when the bets lose). At the sportsbook, all new punters get to benefit from two welcome bonus packages. These two welcome bonus packages make it possible for players to benefit from up to $2,000 in free funds! Regular players are also awarded numerous promotions with the pick of the bunch being the Loyalty Program where players stand to win/receive lifetime rewards. Its important to note however that in addition to points betting, Pointsbet Illinois does also offer a whole host of other traditional sports betting markets.