Iowa sports betting officially launched in 2019, but the state failed to see much growth in 2020. In-person registration was required last year, and that kept online sportsbooks from putting up terrific numbers.
Now that remote registration is available as of January 1, 2021, online sportsbooks in Iowa are starting to see new customers sign up at record rates. December 2020 was a record-breaking month for Iowa’s sports handle.
This competition has created highly-competitive sports betting market in Iowa, and there are some great online sportsbooks.
The top online sportsbooks in Iowa have started to increase their welcome bonus offers in an effort to attract the most customers. Here is a breakdown of some of the best online sportsbooks and their bonuses in the state of Iowa.
DraftKings Sportsbook continues to change up its welcome bonus for new customers, but it is always one of the best in the business. The total welcome package from DraftKings is worth up to $1,050 in the state of Iowa.
DraftKings IA is offering a $50 matched free bet when customers make their first deposit. New customers are also eligible for a 20% first deposit bonus up to $1,000.
William Hill is known as “America’s Number One” Sportsbook, and it is a popular betting option in Iowa. William Hill is known to have some of the best betting odds and betting markets in the industry, but the welcome offer is terrific as well.
New customers at William Hill are eligible to receive a risk-free bet up to $500 when signing up for a new account. Simply place a wager at William Hill, and you will be refunded if your first bet is not a winner.
Australian-based sports betting operator, PointsBet, has become a popular option in the state of Iowa. PointsBet is known for having some terrific bonuses and promotions for current customers, but the welcome offer is excellent as well.
PointsBet is offering a pair of risk-free bets up to $2,000. The first offer is a $500 risk-free fixed odds bet, and the other portion of the offer is a risk-free Points Betting bet up to $1,500.
For new bettors who are starting out with online betting, make sure to read up on how to pick a sportsbook and how to get started with online betting.