Tips For Making The Most Of Massachusetts Sports Betting Bonus Offers

Written By Cheryl Coward on October 13, 2022
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Now that it’s official that Massachusetts sports betting is on its way, you may be wondering how to get in on the action. While the Massachusetts Gaming Commission works on creating regulations and setting a time frame for the industry’s launch, it’s worth taking some time to familiarize yourself with all the Massachusetts sports betting promos and offers available to you.

The sports betting scene in Massachusetts is expected to be a busy one, and there will be several sportsbooks vying for new customers. This competition is advantageous for sports bettors who can take advantage of welcome offers such as bonuses, risk-free bets, and odds boosts.

Available Sports Betting Promos In Massachusetts

Sportsbooks want to sign up as many new users as possible and keep them happy over the long term. So, they offer special sign-up promos to bring in new customers. These bonuses can help you accrue a nice bankroll across the different sportsbooks. Keep in mind that while you can download and use multiple sportsbooks, you can claim just one welcome bonus per sportsbook.

Once the industry launches, here are some Massachusetts sports betting welcome offers expected to go live:

With multiple platforms and offers to consider, here are some tips for making the most of Massachusetts sports betting offers:

Download Multiple Sportsbooks

The bankroll you can build from sportsbook bonus offers is yours for the taking. When getting started with sports betting, it’s best to build a nest of funds with these offers to maximize the funds you can play with as you begin placing bets. To do that, we recommend downloading multiple sports betting apps.

You can claim just one welcome offer one each platform, but if you claim six different offers on six different sportsbooks, that gives you a lot to work with. In addition, it allows you to easily shop around for the best odds when placing your wagers.

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Understand Differences Between Offers

If you’re new to the sports wagering world, it’s important to familiarize yourself with the differences between offer types. Different platforms offer different bonuses. For example, DraftKings offers a deposit match, while BetMGM and Caesars offer risk-free bets.

Sportsbooks that offer deposit matches provide a percentage of the funds that you deposit. With DraftKings, the offer is a 20% deposit match up to $1,000. That means you will get $200 in bonus money if you deposit $1,000 into your account.

Risk-free bets provide a cushion if your first money wager doesn’t pan out. So, if you lose your first bet, your second bet is complimentary. If you win your first bet, you won’t need to the risk-free promo. The refund you receive as compensation may be in the form of a percentage of the money you lost, betting credits or free bets.

Risk-free bets can also be referred to as “second chance bets” or “no sweat first bets.” As always, terms and conditions apply, so be sure to read the fine print with each offer.

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Don’t Be Afraid To Ask For Help

Navigating sportsbook welcome offers can sometimes be confusing. But don’t worry. If you’re unsure about how sportsbook offers work and are concerned about not receiving bonus offers, don’t be shy about contacting support. Each sports betting platform has a customer service team that will be able to help.

Sportsbooks provide multiple ways for you to contact them. You can talk to customer service representatives via live chat, email, or phone.

Related news: Massachusetts Begins Licensing Process For Sportsbooks, Solicits Public Comment

Plan Your Strategy

After you download apps and collect your welcome offers, it’s time to get busy with your sports wagering. If you are an experienced bettor, you may already know what your favorite types of wagers are. Futures bets are fun if you like predicting season outcomes such as MVPs or title winners. Maybe parlay bets are your jam if you enjoy tracking multiple athletes and events.

Perhaps you want to explore the different types of bets available since you have a cache of bonus money and credit from the welcome offers. Downloading several apps gives you the chance to do this.

Make sure to always read the terms of each promo before making a wager. Some bets are more lucrative than others and you don’t want to waste your time making bets that don’t provide a good return. And most important, don’t bet more than you can afford to lose.

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Cheryl Coward is a Staff Writer for PlayMA with a background in sports journalism. She started her career as a news reporter in Washington, DC. She's a die-hard women's basketball fanatic and founded the website as a result of that passion. She has previous experience covering gambling and sports betting in California, including extensive coverage of the Prop 26 vs. Prop 27 election battle.

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