Online Sportsbook Bonuses Massachusetts Bettors Can Look Forward To

Written By C.J. Pierre on August 27, 2022 - Last Updated on August 7, 2023
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Massachusetts sports betting is finally on the way. Lawmakers agreed on a MA sports betting bill on earlier this month, paving the way for sports betting operators to take their talents to The Bay State.

Legal sports betting has exploded across the nation, with 21 states now allowing online wagering. Sportsbooks like DraftKingsFanDuel, and BetMGM are chomping at the bit to get new customers. They can do that by offering welcome bonuses for first-time bettors.

Here’s a look at some of the best bonuses sports bettors in Massachusetts can look forward to.

DraftKings Sportsbook Massachusetts

The DraftKings Sportsbook Massachusetts app is expected to be up and running by the winter. DraftKings is one of the top sportsbook operators in the US. Like its apps in other states, it’s known primarily for its user experience and promotions. The innovative-app design is easy to navigate and features a betting carousel that automatically customizes you based on your preferences and wagering history.

In addition to a potential pre-live offer, look for an expected welcome offer that will give a 20% deposit match up to $1,000. The operator has been known to offer a $50 free bet with a minimum $5 deposit. The DraftKings Sportsbook Massachusetts app will be available on both IOS and Android platforms.

BetMGM Sportsbook Massachusetts

The MGM brand is well-known around the world, even if you’re not a sports bettor. BetMGM is one of the most trusted names in online wagering and has one of the most comprehensive sportsbooks in the industry.

BetMGM Sportsbook Massachusetts offers new users a risk-free first bet for up to $1,000. When you sign up, enter the bonus code PLAYBONUS to qualify. You only have to bet (or rollover) your free bet credits once in order to qualify for cash out. BetMGM bettors must use their free bet credits within seven days before they expire.

Caesars Massachusetts Sportsbook

Caesars is another big name in Las Vegas. Backed by brand power, NFL legend Peyton Manning and the charismatic comedian J.B. Smoove, Caesars is at the forefront of the online sports betting industry in the US. The great thing about the app is that it will be tied to the Caesars Rewards program. Meaning, users will earn points every time they place a wager.

The Caesars Massachusetts Sportsbook app will also have a welcome bonus for new customers in Massachusetts. Just enter the promo code LEGALFULL when you open a new account. After doing that, you’ll need to make a deposit and place your first real money bet. If that bet loses, Caesars will issue a refund in the form of a single free bet.

FanDuel Sportsbook Massachusetts

FanDuel has a presence in most states with legal online sports betting. The FanDuel app’s continuous revolving platform of bonuses has propelled it into the conversation about the best online sportsbook available.

Once it launches in Massachusetts, new FanDuel Sportsbook customers should expect to see a “No Sweat First Bet” offer for up to $1,000. This is attractive for new players because it provides a safety net for your first bet. If you lose, your bet will be refunded in FanDuel credit up to $1,000.

BetRivers Sportsbook Massachusetts

BetRivers might not be as well-known as some other online sportsbooks heading to Massachusetts, but it’s still a solid choice if you want to bet on sports using your computer or mobile device.

The BetRivers Massachusetts app will also offer a welcome bonus new users. To claim the welcome bonus, enter the BetRivers Massachusetts bonus code PLAY250 when you sign up or make your first deposit, and the sportsbook will match that deposit dollar for dollar up to $250.

PointsBet Sportsbook Massachusetts

PointsBet Sportsbook, which offers its own unique style of wagering called PointsBetting, stands up against the industry’s heaviest hitters with its deep menu of leagues and sports to bet on. It also boasts one of the most intriguing welcome bonuses: two risk-free bets worth up to $2,000.

The app offers competitive odds and its PointsBetting feature gives users a little slice of something different from their traditional gambling.

All in all, Massachusetts sports bettors will soon have plenty of great welcome offers to choose from at Massachusetts sportsbooks.

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C.J. Pierre is a Lead Writer at PlayMA. He has been covering news and sports for over a decade for both online and TV broadcasts. He was born and raised in Minneapolis and an alum of Minnesota State University: Moorhead. He recently dove into tribal casino news. He also covered the launch of sports betting in Arizona. C.J. has experience as a reporter and videographer and has covered high school, college and professional sports throughout his career. Most notably following Arizona Cardinals, Phoenix Suns, Minnesota Vikings and North Dakota State University football.

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