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PointsBet Ontario

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Good news Canada, PointsBet has come to Ontario.Β So you can now enjoy all that this innovative betting app has to offer - including unique ways to bet, and huge variety from an excellent sportsbook.

And if you're a fan of trying out new features, this is the sportsbook for you, with as many sports as you can think of and:

  • Points Betting Feature
  • Single and Multi Game Parlays
  • Deep and Global Markets

Sign up and see all PointsBet has to offer.

Reviewed by Avery Hutchison 05/08/2024

PointsBet score

  • Large variety of betting options
  • Fantastic odds
  • Solid eSports offerings
  • Innovative betting features
  • Somewhat limited casino
  • Limited withdrawal options
Bonus offer
Betting variety
Mobile experience
Payment options
Betting experience
PointsBet quick facts
Website on.pointsbet.ca
Game TypesSportsbook, Casino
Deposit methodsVisa, MasterCard, PayPal
Withdrawal methodsTrustly Online Banking, PayPal
Odds providerPointsBet
Betting functionsSports Betting, Spread Betting, Request-a-Bet, Live Betting, Cash Out, Same Game Parlay
Casino game typesSlots, Table Games, Video Poker
Casino providerIGT, Action Gaming & more
AppsiOS, Android
Support24/7 Live Chat, Email, Phone
OwnerPointsbet Holdings Ltd
Founded Year2017

PointsBet App Review - betting with 'the boys'

It is always good news when one of the top global sportsbooks makes its way all the way to Canada from down under, bringing its unique betting app to another country in the commonwealth.

And now PointsBet has partnered with three of Canada's finest - the 'boys' from The Park.

But iconic spokesmen aside, there are real reasons PointsBet has been able to grow so rapidly since launching in 2017 and spread all over the world from their home in Australia.

Partnerships with most of the major sports leagues in North America have propelled PointsBet to the top of the game, and given them fantastic insight into all the necessary statistics to help the sportsbook provide fantastic odds for their users. With no reliance on a third party to provide odds, PointsBet is one of the betting apps that has the luxury of setting their own lines in a more favourable way to the bettor, giving you that little extra on the payout.

Also, we'd love to be able to tell you a bit more about what the PointsBet welcome offer is and what you can expect to find as an existing user, but unfortunately legal restrictions prohibit our showcasing any betting offers.

PointsBet Ontario - Yours to Discover

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PointsBet has been licensed by iGaming Ontario and the AGCO - now you can bet legally and safely

Finally legal, sports betting has arrived in Ontario - and with this change in regulation comes some of the best sports betting apps in the world, including PointsBet Canada.

Courtesy of iGaming Ontario and the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario, PointsBet was able to launch fully at the start of April 2022, but the waters of sports betting in Canada are still murky, and there are a few things to pay attention to.

Information About Ontario Gaming Regulations
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  • New laws in Ontario are based on the passing of Bill C-218 (the Safe and Regulated Betting Act allowing provinces to govern themselves regarding sports betting).
  • Advertising sports betting and offers - due to regulations regarding the accuracy of advertising, and regulation of actors involved in the sports betting industry, Ontario has prohibited anyone other than the actual sportsbooks from advertising offers. We will do our best to highlight the betting apps that provide great value, but it will be up to you to check out the details.
  • Betting criteria including withdrawal limitations and verification processes have all been addressed by the AGCO to maintain a fair and transparent sports betting experience for users.

There are many more details regarding the legislation of iGaming in Ontario - please read more about it here.

PointsBet Betting Features - 'put your helmets on boys'

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Chock full of awesome betting features, the PointsBet app delivers quality and quantity

As soon as you open up PointsBet it's pretty clear just how many features are right there for you to enjoy. Not only is the betting app clearly laid out with all the various sports, live events, promos, and popular bets right in front of you, but there are tons of different ways to bet.

Packed with all the expected betting options like moneyline, over/under, props, parlays, and futures, the chance to wager on sports from all over the world is easier than ever. You can pretty much open the app any time you want and find something new and interesting to bet on and keep an eye on the 'featured' section to find all the popular current events people are betting on.

With exceptional in-house odds, you might even be swayed to wager on some slightly more niche sports like darts or eSports that are not offered on every other betting app.

PointsBet App Exclusives

It's not every day that a sportsbook is better in a mobile format than on a full desktop, but in the case of PointsBet, we think that is exactly what's happened.

PointsBet boasts an impressive 4.7 star rating on both the App Store and Google Play Store

You can't go wrong with the bold and simple design PointsBet has refined over the past years, and it translates incredibly well into a sleek and easy-to-navigate betting app.

Adding more live betting and live streaming choices all the time, the PointsBet app gives you the luxury of taking your sports betting anywhere. So get ready to put together a big same game parlay with the quick parlay feature, and don't worry if you think the game may change in the final minutes - full and partial cash out is always at your fingertips.

PointsBet iOS App

How to download the iOS app

  1. Hit one of the buttons on this page to see and claim your PointsBet sign up bonus
  2. Create your accounts and register with PointsBet
  3. Head to the App Store and search 'PointsBet'
  4. Download and bet!
PointsBet Android App

How to download the Android app

  1. Hit one of the buttons on this page to see and claim your PointsBet sign up bonus
  2. Create your accounts and register with PointsBet
  3. Head to the Play Store and search 'PointsBet'
  4. Download and bet!

PointsBet Live Betting

PointsBet has one of, if not the fastest in-play betting features available in all of Canada, which is pretty important when you're following the end-to-end action of sports like hockey and basketball - or even betting on baseball in Asia.

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Live betting from all over the world on the PointsBet App

PointsBet Live Streaming

But if live betting doesn't quite cut it for you, it may be worth taking a glance at their choices for live streaming, which we think is an even more enjoyable way to bet. Who doesn't like watching the action unfold while you keep thinking of new bets?

There are already some decent live streaming for tennis, baseball, basketball, and soccer - and we're confident that even more sports will be added to the PointsBet Live Streaming feature soon.

PointsBet Parlays

Becoming a staple for every decent sportsbook, parlay betting has come a long way since it was first introduced into sports betting, and PointsBet has kept on top of all the changes to give you even more options.

PointsBet Same Game Parlays

A clear improvement on your typical multi-game parlay, PointsBet features one of the most popular types of sports betting on their app - same game parlays. Having the ability to combine multiple bets in a single game just opens up a ton of creative ways to bet, and really lets you flex your knowledge on one sport or matchup.

Plus, PointsBet even has a Live Same Game Parlay for the NBA, so you can keep building your parlay while the game is happening.

PointsBet Quick Parlays

The quick parlay tab on the betting app is a super convenient way to throw together a parlay in a few taps, letting you increase your payout potential fast!

PointsBet Cash Out

Even though the full and partial cash out options PointsBet allows come at a slightly reduced rate, they are available on most betting markets. While you may have had a lot of faith in your initial bet, sometimes momentum in the game just isn't with you, so this feature lets you pick how much you want to cash out early just in case the game takes an unfavorable turn.

PointsBet Name a Bet

One of the coolest features of PointsBet is their Name a Bet function where you can request a specific wager you don't see listed. Also, you can use this function to see other 'name a bet' requests you might want to put some money on.

PointsBet Sports Betting

One thing we can say for sure is that PointsBet knows how to make betting on sports fun, and like the boys in the video below - strapping on some skates isn't how we play sports, PointsBet is how we play sports.

Of course, it's a bit of a joke, but in all seriousness, PointBet offers a huge range of sports to bet on, from all the major leagues down to more niche sports like darts and the rapidly growing eSports scene.

List of PointsBet Sports
  • Aussie Rules
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Boxing
  • Cricket
  • Curling
  • Cycling
  • Darts
  • Entertainment
  • eSports
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Hockey
  • MMA
  • Motor Racing
  • Rugby League
  • Rugby Union
  • Snooker
  • Soccer
  • Table Tennis
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball

PointsBet Hockey

Anyone with an official partnership with the NHL Alumni Association probably knows what they're talking about when it comes to hockey.

And yeah, PointsBet has a pretty good grasp on hockey betting.

Not just limited to the NHL, the PointsBet hockey markets are deep and global, so you can bet on live games all the time, futures for multiple leagues, and put together creative parlays when lots of teams hit the ice.

PointsBet Promos - Deeecent

The good news is that PointsBet has earned a great reputation as one of the best in all of Canada. The bad news is that we can't tell you about what their promotions actually are because of some regulations in Ontario.

But we can tell you about general types of sports betting offers. And if you already like the sound of this betting app based on the features we've highlighted, then all you need to do is make your way over to the site and check it out for yourself.

PointsBet Promotions

Risk Free Bets

Risk free bets are an awesome way to splash a bit of cash on a wager and not worry about a loss because your bet gets refunded right back to you as free bets. And hey, if you do win that's even better since you've made a profit.

Free Bets

Free Bets let you enjoy the chance to wager without having to stake any of your own money. Sure, if you win you only get the winnings returned to you as cash, but if you lose you don't see your bank account going red.

Parlay Boosts

Parlay Boosts are a great way to squeeze a little extra out of a multi-leg parlay, either on a single game parlay or multi game parlay. Whatever you choose you will see a higher potential return on your winnings.

Refer a Friend

It's always nice to be the friend who convinces a buddy to sign up for a new betting app. Why?

Because refer a friend promotions exist, and that means you and your friend can get some free bets after they sign up.

PointsBet FAQ

Is PointsBet legal in Canada?

PointsBet is legal and licensed to operate in Ontario, but not all of Canada at the moment.

Read more about the Ontario and Canada legislation here.

What is Points Betting?

Points Betting is a unique and exclusive betting feature of PointsBet that basically dishes out bigger wins or losses depending on how correct your wager is.

For example, you can Points Bet the over on a Raptors game, and the more points they score above the line the more you win based on your bet stake (but also the more you lose depending on how far below they come).

Does PointsBet have betting promotions?

Unfortunately, we're not allowed to talk specifics about promotions due to Ontario regulations, but we think that PointsBet is one of the best betting apps in Canada regardless, and boast some incredibly enjoyable and innovative features to check out for yourself!

Is there a PointsBet Casino?

There is a PointsBet Casino. We think it is a pretty solid offering as an online casino, with card, slot, and various table games to keep you entertained.

PointsBet Payment Options

Payment methods are usually one of PointsBets better features, and it holds true for the most part for PointsBet Canada.

While there are some limits on how you can deposit and withdraw funds, which we expect will be added to after the betting app has a bit of time to settle into Canada, PointsBet offers quick withdrawal and deposit options, and you can rest assured they operate with secure payment processing systems only.

PointsBet Deposits

PointsBet Deposit options include:

  • Visa
  • MasterCard
  • PayPal
  • Trustly Online Banking
  • Interac

Almost all of these deposit methods are instant, but it sometimes does take a few minutes for your payment to reflect on your account.

PointsBet Withdrawals

PointsBet withdrawal options:

  • Trustly Online Banking
  • PayPal

Trustly has been a trusted method to connect your bank to an e-commerce site for a while - and it's a convenient way to withdraw funds from PointsBet too, only taking a couple clicks once you've connected your account and bank.

How to withdraw with Trustly -

  1. Select 'withdraw' on your PointsBet account
  2. Choose Trustly Online Banking
  3. Add your bank details and withdrawal amount
  4. Enter your PointsBet password
  5. Enter the 6 digit code sent to you

It's a pretty simple process, and once pending should only take up to 3 days for the funds to hit your account. PointsBet has one of the fastest withdrawal processes of any betting app.

PointsBet Casino

Winner, winner, chicken dinner - the PointsBet Casino App is ready to go, and we can happily say it's a solid offering whether you're looking for some card games or slot games.

Points Bet Casino Screenshot
Is PointsBet Casino Good?

The PointsBet Casino really is a good casino app, but we think it's fair to say they have prioritized their sports betting app - which is excellent.

There is a bit of work left for PointsBet to do to make their casino stand out, such as expanding their game library and offering more live dealing and video poker options, but as a whole, it is nothing to scoff at.

PointsBet Customer Service

As with any good betting app, a dedicated customer support team is important to ensure users have any issues solved quickly and easily.

  • PointsBet Email: customercare@pointsbet.com
  • PointsBet Live Chat: 24/7 via the PointsBet website or app
  • PointsBet FAQs: via the PointsBet website of app

Unfortunately, PointsBet is lacking a dedicated phone support team, which most other betting apps offer. While we have found their customer support through live chat and a thorough FAQ good, the addition of a telephone based service would be nice.

PointsBet Overview

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'This is how we play sports'

Arriving in another commonwealth country, PointsBet has been steadily on the rise ever since it launched in Australia. And they have delivered a high-quality and innovative sports betting app to Canada.

So here is why we think they are worth trying out:

Innovation and an abundance of features

PointsBet has tons of betting features and is undoubtedly one of the most innovative betting apps around. They have pushed parlays to the next level, and come up with some exclusive betting features to try out on a huge range of sports. You really won't be missing out on anything with this sportsbook, and they are sure to keep experimenting and adding new features all the time.

You live for live sports

Not only does PointsBet have a great live betting feature on the app, they are also rolling out live streaming on more and more events. It's only a matter of time before a betting app will be your go-to place to watch a game, and we think PointsBet is one of the leaders for this.

Endorsed by the 'Trailer Park Boys'

We know this is a little marketing stunt by PointsBet, but hey, it's still hilarious and shows they take a real interest in each individual country they launch in. So why not enjoy a laugh and some of the ads featuring the boys, and know that PointsBet has some of the best odds on the market and is always launching new ways to keep users happy?

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