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List of All Iowa Sports Betting Apps

21 June 2022

Sports betting has been legal in Iowa since 2019, and it remains one of the best states for bettors in the entire country. Browse this list to find the right Iowa sports betting app for you!

All Iowa Sports Betting Apps

There are currently 17 sports betting apps available in Iowa. We believe that the best options for Iowa bettors are Caesars Sportsbook, PointsBet, BetMGM, FanDuel Sportsbook, and DraftKings Sportsbook.

Click one of the 'PLAY NOW' buttons below to claim your welcome bonus and sign up for one of Iowa's best sports betting apps, or keep scrolling for a breakdown of all of the sportsbooks currently available in the Hawkeye State.

Best Iowa Sports Betting Apps

  1. Up To $1,250 On Caesars

    AZ/CO/IL/IN/IA/KS/LA/MI/NJ/NY/PA/TN/VA/WV/WY only.

  2. 2 Risk Free Bets up to $2,000

    CO/IL/IN/IA/MI/NJ/NY/PA/VA/WV only.

  3. Risk-Free First Bet up to $1,000

    AZ/CO/IL/IN/IA/KS/LA/MI/NJ/NY/PA/TN/VA/WV/WY only.

  4. No Sweat First Bet up to $1,000

    AZ/CO/CT/IL/IN/IA/KS/LA/MI/NH/NJ/ NY/PA/TN/VA/WV/WY only.

  5. Deposit Bonus of up to $1,000

    AZ/CO/CT/IL/IN/IA/KS/LA/MI/NH/NJ/NY/OR/ PA/TN/VA/WV/WY only.

  6. Risk-Free Bet up to $100

  7. 2nd Chance Bet up to $500

    AZ/CO/IL/IN/IA/LA/MI/NJ/PA/VA/WV only.

  8. Bet $50, Get $200

  9. Risk Free Bet up to $1,000
    + 1 month of fuboTV free

    AZ/IA only.

  10. $10 No Deposit Free Bet with a Risk-Free Bet up to $1,000

    AZ/CO/IL/IN/IA/LA/MI/NJ/PA/TN/VA/WV only.

Iowa Mobile Sports Betting

Iowa Sports Betting At a Glance
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Online sports betting: Legal ✅

Amount of sports betting apps: 17

Land-based sportsbooks: Legal ✅

Remote sign-up: Yes ✅

Mobile betting launch: August 2019

Legal betting age: 21+

Regulatory authority: Iowa Racing & Gaming Commission (IRGC)

Iowa opened up its sports betting market in August 2019, just in time for the NFL season. For a long time, there was a requirement for in-person registration.

This means that you would have to go to a brick-and-mortar sportsbook in order to register your account and place bets online. Luckily, this requirement was fully lifted in 2021 and you can now easily register with any sports betting app from the comfort of your house.

List of All Iowa Betting Apps

  1. Caesars Sportsbook - Most odds boosts
  2. PointsBet - Interesting ways to play
  3. BetMGM - Best live betting in Iowa
  4. FanDuel Sportsbook - Industry-leading app
  5. DraftKings Sportsbook - Best for Beginners
  6. Unibet - Rewards programs & live boosts
  7. BetRivers - NHL & MLB live streaming
  8. Betway - Signature 'Betway Boosts'
  9. Betfred Sports - Popular in the UK
  10. Fubo Sportsbook - Live sync with fuboTV
  11. Barstool Sportsbook - High-value bonus offer
  12. Bally Bet - Exciting new betting app
  13. Hard Rock Sportsbook - New to Iowa
  14. Elite Sportsbook - Good futures options
  15. Q Sportsbook - In-person in Dubuque
  16. Circa Sports - No welcome offer
  17. theScore Bet - Shutting down soon

All of the sports betting apps on this list are licensed and legal for anyone aged 21 or older and physically located in Iowa.

Feel free to click on one of the links to learn more about that specific operator or keep scrolling to see the entire list with a full breakdown of each betting app.

This list was last updated on August 11th, 2022.

Best Iowa Betting Apps

Iowa has one of the deepest benches of sports betting apps on the entire country, with over 15 available today. This can make it a bit difficult to separate the average from the elite.

In our expert opinion, we think that Caesars Sportsbook, PointsBet, and BetMGM are the best sports betting apps currently available in Iowa. Take a look at a quick comparison of these apps below, or keep scrolling for even more info!

Best IA Sports Betting Apps
Bonus offer9/1010/108/10
Betting variety8/109/109/10
Mobile experience9/109/109/10
Payment Options10/109/108/10
Betting experience9/1010/109/10
Support10/108/108/10
Summary10/1010/109/10

1. Caesars Sportsbook Iowa

Best Sports Betting App in Iowa

App Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ 10/10
Welcome Bonus: Risk Free Bet up to $1,500

🔥
Market-leading lines
🔥 Odds boosts aplenty
🔥 Sleek & smooth mobile app
🔥 Live at 6 locations across Iowa
👎
No live streaming

  • IA Launch: August 2019 (as William Hill)
  • IA Casino Partner: Isle Casinos, Lakeside Casino, Prairie Meadows Racetrack, Harrah’s Council Bluffs, Horseshoe Casino
  • iOS Compatability: iOS 11.0 or later
  • Android Compatability: Android 7.0 and up
  • App Store Rating: 4.6/5 stars
  • Google Play Rating: 4.2/5 stars

Caesars Sportsbook Iowa App

Up To $1,250 On Caesars

Caesars Sportsbook took over british bookie William Hill's US operations in 2021, giving the Emperor access to a sports betting app in Iowa and tons of retail betting locations in the state. We think Caesars is one of the very best sports betting apps out there.

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AZ/CO/IL/IN/IA/KS/LA/MI/NJ/NY/PA/TN/VA/WV/WY only.


2. PointsBet Iowa

Bringing 'PointsBetting' to Iowa

App Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ 10/10
Welcome Bonus: 2 Risk Free Bets up to $2,000

🔥 Live at Catfish Bend Casino
🔥 Exciting 'PointsBetting' feature
🔥 Low-juice odds
🔥 Smooth live betting
👎
Support needs improvement

  • IA Launch: November 2019
  • IA Casino Partner: Catfish Bend Casino
  • iOS Compatability: iOS 10.3 or later
  • Android Compatability: Android 5.0 and up
  • App Store Rating: 4.7/5 stars
  • Google Play Rating: 4.7/5 stars

PointsBet Iowa App

2 Risk Free Bets up to $2,000

A name that's been gaining more and more followers stateside, Australian betting app PointsBet is bringing the thunder from down under. With unique betting features like PointsBetting and Name-A-Bet, PointsBet has some of the most exciting betting variety in the US.

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CO/IL/IN/IA/MI/NJ/NY/PA/VA/WV only.


3. BetMGM Iowa

Best Live Betting App in Iowa

App Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ 9/10
Welcome Bonus: Risk Free Bet up to $1,000

🔥
Elite live betting & streaming
🔥 Top choice for parlay betting
🔥 Rewards programs
🔥 Live at Diamond Jo Worth Casino
👎
High minimum withdrawal

  • IA Launch: January 2021
  • IA Casino Partner: Diamond Jo Worth Casino
  • iOS Compatability: iOS 11.0 or later
  • Android Compatability: Android 5.0 and up
  • App Store Rating: 4.8/5 stars
  • Google Play Rating: 4.3/5 stars

BetMGM Iowa App

Risk-Free First Bet up to $1,000

BetMGM finally brought itself to Iowa in January 2021. With the best live betting in the state and some of the easiest ways to create parlays of any betting app in the country, BetMGM is a phenomenal choice for bettors of all stars and tripes.

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AZ/CO/IL/IN/IA/KS/LA/MI/NJ/NY/PA/TN/VA/WV/WY only.


4. FanDuel Sportsbook Iowa

Best App for Same Game Parlays

App Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ 9/10
Welcome Bonus: Risk Free Bet up to $1,000

🔥 Unrivalved mobile interface
🔥 Fully custom Same Game Parlays
🔥 Many daily promos & odds boosts
🔥 Retail betting at Diamond Jo Casino
👎
Support can be slow to reply

  • IA Launch: September 2020
  • IA Casino Partner: Diamond Jo Casino
  • iOS Compatability: iOS 11.0 or later
  • Android Compatability: Android 5.0 and up
  • App Store Rating: 4.8/5 stars
  • Google Play Rating: 4.7/5 stars

FanDuel Sportsbook Iowa App

No Sweat First Bet up to $1,000

Never shy about expansion, one of the country's most dominant sportsbooks launched in Iowa back in 2020. FanDuel Sportsbook has earned a sterling reputation nationwide as one of the very best sports betting apps with a phenomenal user experience and tremendous same game parlay creation.

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AZ/CO/CT/IL/IN/IA/KS/LA/MI/NH/NJ/ NY/PA/TN/VA/WV/WY only.


5. DraftKings Sportsbook Iowa

Best Betting App for Beginners

App Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ 9/10
Welcome Bonus: Deposit Bonus up to $1,000

🔥
Live at Wild Rose Casinos
🔥 Stats Hub & Flash Bet features
🔥 Free-to-play Pools
🔥 DFS on same account
👎
$20 withdrawal minimum

  • IA Launch: February 2020
  • IA Casino Partner: Wild Rose Casinos
  • iOS Compatability: iOS 10.0 or later
  • Android Compatability: Android 5.0 and up
  • App Store Rating: 4.8/5 stars
  • Google Play Rating: 4.5/5 stars

DraftKings Sportsbook Iowa App

Deposit Bonus of up to $1,000

The country's most widely available sportsbook made its way to Iowa in February 2020. Draftkings Sportsbook is one of the easiest betting apps to pick up and play and is has three retail locations at Wild Rose Casinos across Iowa.

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AZ/CO/CT/IL/IN/IA/KS/LA/MI/NH/NJ/NY/OR/ PA/TN/VA/WV/WY only.


6. Unibet Iowa

Geared Towards Experienced Bettors

App Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ 8/10
Welcome Bonus: Risk Free Bet up to $100

🔥
Deep bench of international leagues
🔥 Great odds
🔥 Live streaming on UnibetTV
👎 No retail location in Iowa
👎 Limited Same Game Parlay

  • IA Launch: September 2021
  • IA Casino Partner: Harrah's Council Bluffs
  • iOS Compatability: iOS 14.1 or later
  • Android Compatability: Android 5.1 and up
  • App Store Rating: 1.7/5 stars (based on only 6 reviews)
  • Google Play Rating: Not available

Unibet Iowa App

Risk-Free Bet up to $100

Unibet went live in the Hawkeye State in September 2021. Hailing from Sweden, Unibet is an offering a bit more suited to those with a little experience betting under their belts, so you can really take advantage of the great lines and deep pool of leagues and not worry so much about aesthetics.


7. BetRivers Iowa

NHL & MLB Live Streaming

App Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️★★ 8/10
Welcome Bonus:
100% Deposit Bonus up to $250

🔥 Very strong variety of sports & leagues
🔥 iRush Rewards Program
🔥 Live streaming options for NHL & MLB
👎 App UX is very clunky
👎 No retail location in Iowa

  • IA Launch: January 2021
  • IA Casino Partner: Wild Rose Casinos
  • iOS Compatability: iOS 13.0 or later
  • Android Compatability: Android 6.0 and up
  • App Store Rating: 4.5/5 stars
  • Google Play Rating: 3.0/5 stars

BetRivers Iowa App

2nd Chance Bet up to $500

Rush Street knows about online sports betting, with brands like BetRivers and PlaySugarHouse under their roof. BetRivers is one of the most solidly consistent sports betting apps in Iowa and a fine choice for anyone looking for a nice sign up bonus and/or great live streaming options.

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AZ/CO/IL/IN/IA/LA/MI/NJ/PA/VA/WV only.


8. Betway Iowa

Underrated International Bookmaker

App Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ 8/10
Welcome Bonus: Risk Free Bet up to $250

🔥 Daily 'Betway Boosts'
🔥 Deep pool of international leagues
🔥 Solid live betting experience
👎
UX is a bit bland & simplistic
👎 No retail location

  • IA Launch: October 2021
  • IA Casino Partner: Wild Rose Casino
  • iOS Compatability: iOS 14.1 or later
  • Android Compatability: Android 5.1 and up
  • App Store Rating: 3.1/5 stars
  • Google Play Rating: 3.5/5 stars

Betway Iowa App

Risk Free Bet of up to $250

Betway has cultivated an international reputation as one of the world's top bookmakers in countries like the UK and Canada. Still a relatively little-known betting app in the US, Betway has a ton to offer users with many daily odds boosts and a great overall betting experience.

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CO/IN/IA/NJ/PA only.


9. Betfred Sports Iowa

Popular UK Betting App Now Live in Iowa

App Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ 7/10
Welcome Bonus: Bet $50, Get $200

🔥 Live at Grand Falls Casino
🔥 User-friendly promos
🔥 Daily Betfred Boosts
👎
No dedicated app for Iowa
👎 No PayPal support

  • IA Launch: September 2020
  • IA Casino Partner: Grand Falls Casino Resort
  • iOS Compatability: iOS 12.2 or later (Arizona)
  • Android Compatability: Android 5.0 and up (Arizona)
  • App Store Rating: 3.8/5 stars (Arizona)
  • Google Play Rating: 3.3/5 stars (Arizona)

Betfred Sports Iowa App

Bet $50, Get $200

Betfred made its name in the UK as a small-time betting shop in the 60s. They've grown into a powerhouse across the pond and are now gracing US bettors with their presence. WHile there is not currently a dedicated app for Betfred in Iowa, users can easily place their bets online through the Betfred Sports website.


10. Fubo Sportsbook Iowa

Live Sync with fuboTV

App Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ 8/10
Welcome Bonus: Risk Free Bet up to $1,000 + 1 month of fuboTV free

🔥 A+ live betting for Fubo subscribers
🔥 New and growing sportsbook
🔥 Fantastic welcome offer
👎
Not many promotions
👎 Only offers major sports

  • IA Launch: September 2021
  • IA Casino Partner: Casino Queen Marquette
  • iOS Compatability: iOS 10.0 or later
  • Android Compatability: Android 5.0 and up
  • App Store Rating: 4.3/5 stars
  • Google Play Rating: Not Available

Fubo Sportsbook App

Risk Free Bet up to $1,000
+ 1 month of fuboTV free

Fubo Sportsbook launched in Iowa in the fall of 2021, with the Hawkeye State being Fubo's very first venture into the world of online sports betting. fuboTV subscribers get a phenomenal live betting experience through the live sync feature, and those who aren't get to try out fuboTV for free via the platform's welcome offer.


11. Barstool Sportsbook Iowa

Generous Sign Up Bonus for New Players

App Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ 7/10
Welcome Bonus: $10 No Deposit Free Bet + a $1,000 Risk Free Bet

🔥 Many daily promotions
🔥 2-pronged welcome offer
🔥 Same Game Parlay creation
👎
Live betting could improve
👎 Associated with controversial brand

  • IA Launch: November 2021
  • IA Casino Partner: Ameristar Casino
  • iOS Compatability: iOS 14.0 or later
  • Android Compatability: Android 6.0 and up
  • App Store Rating: 4.8/5 stars
  • Google Play Rating: 3.2/5 stars

Barstool Sportsbook Iowa App

$10 No Deposit Free Bet with a Risk-Free Bet up to $1,000

Barstool Sportsbook brought their brash betting brand to Iowa on November 2nd, 2021. Users can find a really solid betting experience bolstered by plenty of regular promotions, as long as they can stomach the cross-pollenation with many controversial Barstool personalities.

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AZ/CO/IL/IN/IA/LA/MI/NJ/PA/TN/VA/WV only.


12. Bally Bet Iowa

Bally's New Betting App

App Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ 7/10
Welcome Bonus: $250 First Bet Match

🔥 New & growing platform
🔥 Localized promotions
🔥 Popular RSNs in Iowa
👎
Not many niche sports
👎 No daily odds boosts

  • IA Launch: June 2021
  • IA Casino Partner: Elite Casino Resort
  • iOS Compatability: iOS 14.1 or later
  • Android Compatability: Android 9.0 and up
  • App Store Rating: 2.4/5 stars
  • Google Play Rating: Not Available

13. Hard Rock Sportsbook Iowa

Bet Live at Hard Rock Sioux City

App Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ 7/10
Welcome Bonus: 3 Risk Free Bets up to $100

🔥 Solid loyalty program
🔥 Easy to pick up and play
🔥 Live at Sioux City Hard Rock
👎
Poor welcome offer
👎 Poor betting variety

  • IA Launch: December 2019
  • IA License Partner: Hard Rock Sioux City
  • iOS Compatability: iOS 12.1 or later
  • Android Compatability: Android 5.0 and up
  • App Store Rating: 4.5/5 stars
  • Google Play Rating: 2.9/5 stars

14. Elite Sportsbook Iowa

One of Iowa's First Betting Apps

App Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ 6/10
Welcome Bonus: Risk Free Bet up to $500

🔥 Simple to use
🔥 3 retail locations
👎
Not an advanced platform
👎 Few niche sports

  • IA Launch: August 2019
  • IA Casino Partner: Grand Falls, Rhythm City, and Riverside Casinos
  • iOS Compatability: iOS 11.0 or later
  • Android Compatability: Android 6.0 and up
  • App Store Rating: 2.6/5 stars
  • Google Play Rating: 3.2/5 stars

15. Q Sportsbook Iowa

Local Casino's Betting App

App Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ 6/10
Welcome Bonus: N/A

🔥 Simple to use
🔥 Live at Q Casino
👎
Extremely basic
👎 No sign up offer or promos

  • IA Launch: November 2019
  • IA Casino Partner: Q Casino
  • iOS Compatability: iOS 11.0 or later
  • Android Compatability: Android 7.1 and up
  • App Store Rating: 5/5 stars
  • Google Play Rating: Not Available

16. Circa Sports Iowa

Very Basic Betting App

App Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ 5/10
Welcome Bonus: N/A

🔥 High limits
🔥 Decent slate of prop bets
👎
Not on Google Play
👎 Very slow and laggy app
👎 No sign up bonus

  • IA Launch: October 2021
  • IA Casino Partner: Diamond Jo Casino
  • iOS Compatability: iOS 10.2 or later
  • Android Compatability: Android 5.0 and up
  • App Store Rating: 3.6/5 stars
  • Google Play Rating: Not available on Google Play

17. theScore Bet Iowa

Shutting Down Soon

App Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ 7/10
Welcome Bonus: N/A

theScore Bet has established itself as a very solid betting app over the past few years. However, the app is shutting down on July 1st, so we can no longer recommend it to you. They do have the same parent company as Barstool Sportsbook if you'd like to sign up with them instead.

  • IA Launch: February 2021
  • IA Casino Partner: Ameristar Casino
  • iOS Compatability: iOS 12.0 or later
  • Android Compatability: Android 7.0 and up
  • App Store Rating: 4.7/5 stars
  • Google Play Rating: 4.2/5 stars

Iowa Sports Betting Apps FAQ

Is betting legal in Iowa?

Yes, online sports betting is legal in Iowa and has been since August 2019.

What is the sports betting age in Iowa?

In order to legally bet on sports in the state of Iowa, you must be at least 21 years old.

How many sports betting apps are there in Iowa?

Currently, there are 17 sports betting apps operating in Iowa:

List of all Iowa Sports Betting Apps

  • Bally Bet
  • Barstool Sportsbook
  • Betfred Sports
  • BetMGM
  • BetRivers
  • Betway
  • Caesars Sportsbook
  • Circa Sports
  • DraftKings Sportsbook
  • Elite Sportsbook
  • FanDuel Sportsbook
  • Fubo Sportsbook
  • Hard Rock Sportsbook
  • PointsBet
  • Q Sportsbook
  • Unibet
  • WynnBET

What is the best sports betting app in Iowa?

In our expert opinion, there are a few that could take the crown. Here are our top 5 betting apps in Iowa:

Best Iowa Betting Apps

  1. Caesars Sportsbook
  2. PointsBet
  3. BetMGM
  4. FanDuel Sportsbook
  5. DraftKings Sportsbook

Although we believe that Caesars Sportsbook is the best sports betting app in Iowa, try a couple out and decide for yourself which one is best for you!

Is DraftKings legal in Iowa?

Yes. DraftKings is legal and licensed in Iowa and currently operates its mobile sportsbook and daily fantasy sports in the state for anyone at least 21 years old and physically located in the state.

Is FanDuel legal in Iowa?

Yes. FanDuel is legal and licensed in Iowa and currently operates its mobile sportsbook and daily fantasy sports in the state for anyone at least 21 years old and physically located in the state.

Is BetMGM legal in Iowa?

Yes. BetMGM is licensed and legal in Iowa and available for anyone at least 21 years old and physically present in the state.

Is PointsBet legal in Iowa?

Yes. PointsBet is licensed and legal in Iowa and available for anyone at least 21 years old and physically present in the state.