Nitrogen Sports Online Sportsbook Review - Are They a Safe Place to Bet

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steve cooper
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Nitrogen Sports is widely considered among the most successful of the Bitcoin online sportsbooks that have emerged in recent years.  


About Nitrogen Sports

By today's online sportsbook standards, Nitrogen Sports is relatively new, having emerged in December 2012.  In terms of the Bitcoin universe, they were pretty much on the forefront.

It's interesting to note that Nitrogen did not initially start off by offering Bitcoin deposit and withdrawal methods.  The eWallet Skrill was their primary banking option and the company struggled their first few months in business. Bitcoin was added in March 2013, some time before mainstream sportsbooks began offering the cryptocurrency as an option. It was also valued around $50 (as of this writing, Bitcoin was inching towards $6000 and had once peaked above $19000).

Nitrogen now only accepts Bitcoin.

The company, owned by Ideal Media Inc., is based in San Pedro, Costa Rica with marketing done in Canada.  Its software is proprietary. was able to access their financial backing early on and graded Nitrogren a B, which at the time was high for a new business enterprise of this type.  The company did not have any background in the offshore gambling sector prior to coming online.

*Top Bitcoin bonus up to US$1000
*Litecoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, Dash all   accepted as well
*True dime line in Baseball up to -170
*$10 to $20 minimum to open account
*Highest credit card acceptance rate
*Accessible all 50 states

Nitrogen Sports Online Sportsbook Affiliate Program

Every time someone you referred to Nitrogen places a bet you’re paid 0.3% of their total wager. A wager is calculated as the lesser of the amount bet or the amount that can be won on a bet. Whether your referral players win or lose, you get paid!

Nitrogen Sports Review

As this review was going up, we experienced what was being reported across the Net during late April and early May.  The Nitrogen Sports website appeared to be under a DoS attack.  There have been instances when similar attacks occurred, especially early on in its existence. 

We received this message after only accessing one time:

Error 1015 Ray ID: 4d355d2199b3c893 • 2019-05-07 18:47:41 UTC
You are being rate limited
What happened?

The owner of this website ( has banned you temporarily from accessing this website.

Outside of any downtime, the other primary disadvantage to playing here is that it is a "Bitcoin-only" sportsbook.  Bitcoin is fast and simple once you get the hang of it but the reality is that so many folks betting sports online for the very first time (especially as the activity goes mainstream in the US) simply are not familiar with Bitcoin.  Nitrogen should be among the largest beneficiaries for those desiring to learn more about the cryptocurrency betting market.

Despite its relative young age, Nitrogen has passed a major test over the past year with the sharp price decline in Bitcoin.  As noted above, they got in when the price of a single Bitcoin was under $50.   The company was able to function without skipping a beat over the past year.

The company has no tolerance for multi-account users. 

Nitrogen is B+ rated at SportsBookReview.

Combing the Net it is easy to find information on Nitrogen being among the fastest paying online sportsbooks via Bitcoin.

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Deposit and Withdrawal Methods

Nitrogen provides a unique bitcoin address for instant deposits. The minimum deposit is .001 BTC or 42¢. Deposits are credited instantly.

Current Bonus Offer (*Subject to Change)

Earn up to two 0.01 BTC paid in free bets per week on your NBA and NHL playoff bets and join our NBAxNHL Crossover Parlay Promo.

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