Resorts World Sportsbook Review

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Overall Rating

4.3/5

Withdrawal Speed

4.3/5

Bonuses & Offers

4.3/5

Security

4.5/5

Software & Games

4.1/5

Resorts World at a glance


Casino Name Resorts World Sportsbook
Owner Genting Group
Year Established 1965
Games offered basketball, NFL, baseball
Compatible Devices Android, iPhone, Tablet,
Payout Days 1-3 days
Customer Support Live chat, E-mail
Banking Options PayPal, Debit Card + 3 more
Bet Settlement Speed
Immediate
Number of Sports
12
  • Valuable loyalty program tied into bonus offers
  • Trusted site by Malaysia-based Genting, Inc.
  • Good range of US & international markets
  • Easy betting and event navigation
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Resorts World review 2022

4.3/5

Resorts World Sportsbook is still an up-and-coming player in the US online sports gambling market. They are sure to establish their brand as more states regulate and customers become accustomed to the advantages of gambling with Resorts World bet and its parent company, Genting.

Their software is efficient, even if their odds (set by Genius Sports) are not anything special. There’s value for bettors with the Resorts World loyalty program, which Genting can use as a differentiator as the American legalized sports gambling market evolves.

In this review you can learn more about Resorts World’s sports markets and bets, promos, banking options and security, as well as an overview of the Resorts World app.

Pros

  • Valuable loyalty program tied into bonus offers
  • Trusted site by Malaysia-based Genting, Inc.
  • Good range of US & international markets
  • Easy betting and event navigation

Cons

  • Brand still fairly unknown
  • App could take some updates

Sports markets and bet types

4.6/5

There are 12 different markets at Resorts World, with Football, basketball, golf and hockey among the most popular. Bet types include over/unders, match results, team futures and in-game wagers. The Resorts World sportsbook app includes the same markets and organizes them in the same way.

The book’s overseas offerings are notable, and include soccer from the Champions League in Europe, Premier League in England, LaLiga in Spain, Serie A in Italy, Ligue 1 in France, Liga MX in Mexico and Bundesliga in Germany. Resorts World Sportsbook also offers Rugby Union and international tennis and motorsports gambling.

Bonuses and promotions

4.3/5

Promotions here are creative, and including one offering a baseball signed by New York Yankees Hall of Fame reliever Mariano Rivera. There is a nifty “Swing For the Fences” promotion that gives $3 free bets for every home run your team hits, a $50 Resorts World refer a friend bonus, and UFC technical knockout insurance that give you a $25 free bet if your fighter gets knocked out.

Be mindful that you have to opt into these Resorts World bet promo specials, which also include Same Game Parlay boosters. The Resorts World loyalty program offers discounted hotel rooms and other sportsbook betting rewards.

Banking

4.3/5

There are five different ways to deposit funds in at Resorts World, and the money is available for wagering almost immediately. Allowable options are:

  • Debit card
  • Trustly
  • ACH eCheck
  • PayNearMe

Online banking withdrawals take only 1-3 business days, and the PayPal turnaround time is about 24 hours. Check by mail is not offered. There’s a $5 minimum deposit and no maximum deposit. Any withdrawal of $10,000 or more will be immediately reported to the IRS in accordance with US banking laws.

Security and fair play

4.5/5

As part of our rating, Resorts World was put through our 25-step review process, which includes a check of the brand’s licensing and technology for safe, fair betting.

Resorts World is a publicly traded company on the Malaysian stock exchange. Resorts World is cryptocurrency friendly through a partnership with Gemini, and uses SSL encryption to protect users’ data. The company is audited in the United States by Casino Cash Trac of Tulsa, Okla., and internationally by PwC.

Chat support via the app and site is quick and efficient, with a human agent usually available within seconds.


Owner

Genting Group

Licenced by

Various state gaming commissions

Resorts World App

4.1/5

The Resorts World Sportsbook App highlights odds for live events with its “Featured” section. This app is especially easy to use because it mirrors what is seen on the desktop site. The “Next Up” feature shows which events are upcoming in the next several hours, and the sport-by-sport navigation allows users to easily find the events they want to wager on.

There are not many bells and whistles here; it’s a very straightforward app with basic graphics and speedy functionality. It will be interesting to see how Genting improves this app. It is compatible with iOS and Android.

Conclusion

4.3/5

Resorts World is a sportsbook to watch closely as the broader gambling market in the United States evolves. Because the parent company is traditionally associated with on-site casino gambling more than sportsbook operations, there will be a learning curve here as the company figures out how to compete in the sports gambling space. We expect to see them invest much more heavily in advertisements and generous bonus codes.

Resorts World was not aggressive in going after customers after its online launches, and the catch-up game should provide good bonus opportunities to American sports gamblers as Genting figures out the peculiarities of particular markets.

Their differentiator is being able to offer getaway deals for its hotels in Las Vegas and around the world, and this is an asset that Resorts World should utilize to the fullest extent in finding customers who like to travel as well as gamble. We also look forward to seeing whether Resorts World will be able to offer superior odds, which is within their means because of parent company Genting’s deep pockets.

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