You’ve seen a great offer for BetRivers Sportsbook on the UltimateFan website but don’t have an account, well this guide is going to walk you through on how to sign up with BetRivers.
The first thing you must do is head to the BetRivers Sportsbook website, or the BetRivers mobile app.
On the BetRivers home page, there will be an option to ‘Join Now’, and when you click that, your sign-up process will begin.
Firstly, with the sign-up process, you must select your gambling state before choosing a screen name, adding your email and creating a password for future login.
Once complete, press continue and you will then be asked to enter some personal details. These will be your:
- Full name
- ZIP code
- Street address
- Date of birth
Next, you’ll have to choose and answer security questions before inputting your mobile number as well as the last four digits of your social security number.
Before signing into BetRivers, you will be asked to agree to their terms of service before having the option to add the extra layer of account authentication.
You can then deposit funds into your account to place any bets. When you win your first bet and would like to withdraw funds, a verification process will then take place.
Who can register at BetRivers?
In order to register for a BetRivers account, you must be of legal gambling age. You must also be geo-located in one of the following states: Pennsylvania, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Iowa or Colorado.
Why do you need verification?
Sportsbooks use verification to ensure that you are who you say you are, which helps remove any players who may be acting in a criminal manner.
It also prevents underage gambling, whilst also stopping people from opening multiple accounts to benefit from bonuses.
There are a few options that you can pick from when it comes to supplying identification for verification:
- Driver’s License (The ID must not be expired)
- State ID Card (This card must not be expired)
- Voter ID Card
- City/State Employee Card
- Birth Certificate
- University ID Card
BetRivers may ask for proof of address too. You can use the following:
- Bank Statement
- Mortgage Statement
- Tax Statement
- Utility Bill
The process of verifying individual players is essential for many reasons, with it being a federal law in the United States that online gambling operators earning $1million or more in gross revenues to complete the process.
It prevents people from using gambling as a vehicle for money laundering, with BetRivers using quality banking options for depositing and withdrawing funds to avoid this issue.
By using ID verification, fraud will be prevented as only an individual with the proper paperwork being able to create an account.
This means that a thief with your credit card will be unable to complete the verification process after trying to create an account in your name.