September 16: Bovada has now added a Cash Out option for bettors. This option allows you to cash out on a bet before the result is finalized. The amount you get relies on when you decide to cash out. The Cash Out feature is available for the following sports:
- Soccer as of Sept. 16
- NFL & NCAAF as of Sept. 23
- MLB & NHL as of Sept. 30
- NBA moneylines as of Oct. 21
May 23: When you refer a friend to Bovada, get an extra $25 on top of the 200% bonus when they make their first Bitcoin deposit of $20 or more.
March 3: New to eSports betting? You’re in luck! Bovada has created a handy new guide to Overwatch and eSports wagering that details the best teams to bet on, the different hero types, and the various kinds of strategies you should employ to achieve optimal results. Check out the site’s Articles section to learn more.
December 10: Some customers have noticed that their open bets appear to be missing. The issue is linked to Bovada’s latest site update, and although the wagers may not be visible, they are still being recorded in the system and are valid. All bets will appear in your Transactions History once settled at the end of the season.
November 28: Bovada has announced it will be voiding all existing Bitcoin Cash wagers. The announcement comes on the heels of the recent BCH hard fork, which occurred on November 15th, and effectively splintered Bitcoin Cash into two new forms of cryptocurrency known as Bitcoin ABC (Adjustable Blocksize Cap) and Bitcoin SV (Satoshi’s Vision). Bovada is hoping the cryptocurrency market will stabilize soon, allowing them to re-enable crypto props once again.
September 17: Bovada is giving two lucky customers a chance to see Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Conor McGregor live at T-Mobile Arena, Vegas, on October 6th. All you need to do to get in the running is make a deposit into your Bovada account between September 17th and September 30th and you’ll get an entry into the draw to win tickets to the fight, flights to Vegas, accommodation at the iconic Caesars Palace, and spending money. There is no limit of entries a player can earn.
July 18: Bovada added a New Site FAQ to help customers navigate its new user interface. The new subpage includes answers to eight frequently asked questions.
July 18: Bovada dramatically updated its website layout. The new design is considerably more user-friendly and features more clearly defined betting categories and a delineation between the site’s sportsbook and casino. Bovada also added more security features like a four-digit pin code designed to protect customers. The redesign caused some concern among existing customers as they were automatically prompted to change their password.
April 26: Bovada updated its Terms of Service.