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Visit: Fox Bet PA
Fox Bet Pennsylvania is now a reality in the Keystone State. Fox Bet PA is the product of the partnership between media giant Fox and gambling operator PokerStars.
The sportsbook app opened its virtual doors on Sept. 4 as the fifth online sportsbook in Pennsylvania. The site is operating through Mount Airy Casino’s license.
Fox Bet seems as though it came out of thin air, but it’s actually a well-established sportsbook with a name change. After the deal with Fox, PokerStars agreed to rebrand its sports betting product BetStars in order to reflect its new partner’s presence.
We provide in detail how the Fox Bet PA app works, in addition to bonus and promo information, practical advice on deposit methods, plus an overview of the betting types and markets available.
Each new player on Fox Bet will receive $20 in their account. These funds are completely free and clear to the bettor; there are no strings attached at all.
Beyond that offer, Fox Bet is also matching every first deposit dollar-for-dollar, up to $100. Players can deposit $100 on the site, and Fox Bet will contribute an equal amount to their account.
|PA Sportsbook||FoxBet Sportsbook|
|Promo Code||None - Use Links|
|No Deposit Bonus||$20|
|Deposit Bonus||100% to $100 cash|
|Terms||1x playthrough on deposit bonus at -200 minimum odds|
|FoxBet Sports Bets Offered||NFL, MLB, NBA, Golf, NHL, MMA|
|Last Verified:||January 24, 2020|
The bonus funds come with a playthrough requirement, which is standard for most deposit matches. However, Fox Bet is only requiring a 1x playthrough, which is lower and easier to manage than almost any other deposit match.
The other promotions running on Fox Bet right now are all the same type of promo.
Most of them are odds boosts. However, each boost is branded after one of the Fox Sports commentators like Colin Cowherd.
There are also free bets if you make the same play as a given personality. If a given bet doesn’t win, you get a free bet credit in those instances.
Yes. Every sportsbook to launch in Pennsylvania, including Fox Bet, is both legal and regulated by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB). Legal PA sportsbooks have been launching in the state since May.
All online sportsbooks in Pennsylvania must have a land-based casino partner to anchor them inside state lines. In the case of Fox Bet, it is attached to Mount Airy Casino, thanks to an arrangement between Mount Airy and Fox Bet parent Stars Group.
Players on Fox Bet will have the opportunity to participate in the Stars Rewards program. Stars Rewards operates with a unique “chest” system to reward loyal players.
Each chest relates to the customer’s level of play, and they are sequential. Based on the bettor’s activity level, a progress bar fills toward the next chest in the list.
Completion of the progress bar means that the player will win the prize inside the chest. Each chest contains a randomized prize amount.
Like most online sportsbooks, Fox Bet is available to most people who have an internet connection or a data plan.
The browser version of the site is slick and easy to navigate. It automatically detects the type of device being used to access it and optimizes accordingly.
However, most people with smartphones and tablets would prefer to use a dedicated app on their devices. So, here is a rundown of how to get Fox Bet on Android and Apple products.
Simply download the app, register and you’re ready to go.
In terms of performance, Fox Bet is as smooth an app as you can find. Its parent company Stars Group has many years of gambling app development under its belt, and that expertise comes through clearly.
The app uses tabs extensively and intuitively. Simple button presses and a gliding interface guide bettors to fill out their bet slips with ease.
As is the case with all sportsbook apps, players must verify their geographic location before they can place a bet. However, even casual visitors would have no trouble understanding what to do in order to bet.
Since Fox Bet is the product of two large companies with deep sports backgrounds, it should come as no surprise that there are plenty of options for wagering. Every major sport is available for betting, and even some less-common options are up for grabs.
The following sports markets are open for bets on Fox Bet:
Some sports, like football and basketball, offer wagering on both professional and collegiate events. Unlike neighboring states, Pennsylvania allows players to bet on college competitions that occur in state or that involve Pennsylvania universities.
There is no difference between the app and browser versions of the site in terms of betting options. Every sport on the browser is also on the app.
In terms of bet types, Fox Bet applies a unique approach to its offering. The typical major types of bets are present, so it is possible to use Fox Bet to wager on the spread, the moneyline or the total without any issue.
However, Fox Bet also offers an entire section of wagers called “CustomBet.” Essentially, these bets are proposition wagers that offer moneyline odds on various events occurring throughout the game or match.
For instance, a Fox Bet player could bet on the possibility that Bryce Harper will steal a base during the game, or that Jason Vargas will strike out four batters or more during his start.
There is also a section for futures betting where patrons can wager on the possibility of end-of-season events coming to pass, such as championships or end-season awards. However, this section is still somewhat sparse, and there are not a lot of options yet.
As has become the norm for most online sportsbooks, Fox Bet offers a robust selection of live betting for customers to use. This dynamic feature provides a wide variety of wagers that occur during an in-progress game or match.
Since these bets are based on partial game results or other smaller events, they are proposition bets.
Some examples of live wagers would include bets on which team will lead after each period of play, or how many points the team will have scored by the end of the current game.
The old model of sports betting, wherein a player must make his or her bet and then wait until the end of the game to see if it pays, is mostly falling by the wayside.
Instead, a single contest may offer dozens of opportunities for betting.
The Fox Bet betting slip bears an interesting vibe for an inanimate object. In many ways, its presentation feels much like an assistant for each player, ready to help at any time.
A simple click or button press on the desired wager option will automatically generate a betting slip on Fox Bet. From there, the player can finalize the bet, or return to the markets and make more selections.
In many ways, the Fox Bet betting slip works like a shopping cart on retail websites. Bettors can place all their wagers in the “basket,” then pay up after they’ve assembled all the items.
It’s an easy way to keep track of what bets one has made. In addition, the cart keeps track of how much of an outlay to which the player has committed themselves.
A quick button press or two, and the bettor is all set with the final bet slip.
Sportsbooks want to make it as painless as possible for bettors to make transactions onsite.
Fox Bet is no different in this regard. The app has numerous banking options available for players to deposit and withdraw their funds from the site.
There are several methods to deposit money into Fox Bet. Very few bettors will be unable to find a workable solution from this list of options. They are:
Withdrawal methods at Fox Bet are also plentiful, although not as much so as the deposit methods. This discrepancy is ubiquitous for most online gambling sites, however. Some are not equipped both to send and receive money.
Nevertheless, here are the withdrawal methods available to Fox Bet players:
Fox Bet’s customer support is a bit on the thin side. Many sportsbooks in Pennsylvania and New Jersey offer a multifaceted support approach, with both live chat and phone options that run 24/7.
Fox Bet, by contrast, only offers contact via email. Even if support is quick on the reply, this option by itself is pretty anemic against the competition.
Fox Bet is just the beginning for The Stars Group in Pennsylvania. Mount Airy, its land-based partner, has already secured the licenses necessary for all manner of online gambling.
So, online casino and online poker products are forthcoming. Based on the presentation in New Jersey, a fully integrated site is the likely outcome.
While the branding is new, The Stars Group — and its decades of experience in the global online gambling market — powers Fox Bet. For bettors using their apps and website, the experience will be easy to see. The navigation, betting options (that includes a cash-out option and live betting) and cashier functions will be smooth, fast and intuitive.