Bodog moves U.S. players to Bovada

14 December 2011
American online gamblers can no longer gamble on Bodog, as of Wednesday morning.

Players accessing Bodog.eu from the United States find a note stating, "Access to this site is not available from your current location. The Morris Mohawk Gaming Group no longer offers its services under license from the Bodog Brand. You can find their services now available at www.bovada.lv."

There is a note at the bottom of the page which explains that users will automatically be redirected to bovada.lv, but as of 11 a.m. ET on Wednesday, the site did not actually redirect visitors to the new site.

Other than the domain name change (a combination of the words "Bodog" and "Nevada") and a new landing page (complete with a picture of the Las Vegas skyline), not much has changed for U.S. players. Players can sign into the new site with existing usernames and passwords, and existing balances have been transferred to the new site. Players can access the same games that are available at Bodog Casino, and the sports betting menu looks identical to what is offered at the Bodog Sportsbook and Racebook.

U.S. poker players who open up the Bodog Poker client are told that it is no longer supported and an update will be available soon. They can, however, download a new version of the client at bovada.lv and resume playing immediately. The software, published by Trident BPO Trading Limited, appears to be identical to Bodog Poker software.