New Year, New Ohio Sports Betting Promos
Ohio sports betting launched on January 1, 2023 and several sportsbooks are offering enticing welcome offers for new customers.
When the clock struck midnight on January 1, 2023 it not only signaled a new year but the beginning on legalized sports betting in the state of Ohio.
It was perfect timing as the first day of wagering fell on Sunday with a full slate of NFL games.
Cleveland.com reported that sports bettors were lined up at downtown Cleveland casinos ready to place wagers on the Cleveland Browns, as well as other favorite teams.
“We’ve been going to Vegas for years and years,” Dan Macron told Cleveland.com at MGM Northfield Park. “This place has the most Vegas-like feel. There’s so many choices and everyone is offering different things, free money here — free this, free that.”
The sportsbooks were definitely rolling out the promos to get new business. We take a look at some of the operators and the deals they were offering.
BetRivers Offers Second Chance Bet
One of the most lucrative promos being offered is from BetRivers. The sportsbook is offering new customers a second-chance bet if their initial bet loses. The deal is good for up to $500. Customers can access the promotion by clicking HERE.
In addition, BetRivers is also going to have daily boosted odds, featured parlays of the day, and line specials. Richard Schwartz, Chief Executive Officer of Rush Street Interactive, parent company of BetRivers, said the company is ready to serve Ohio customers.
“We are really excited to offer Ohio’s nearly 12 million residents betting action on the upcoming college bowls and the NFL’s big game, and expect our BetRivers sportsbook to be very popular as bettors come to appreciate and trust our high-quality and innovative product that we are known for in other states,” Schwartz said. “In addition to football, BetRivers offers our customers endless entertainment with countless other sports and betting options available for their pleasure, including an exciting range of bets on NBA and NCAA basketball.”
Caesars King of First-Time Bets
Caesars Sportsbook really ramped it up when it came to giving customers another chance on a first-time losing bet. The company is offering a promotion that allows new customers to get up to $1,500 on their first wager should it lose.
This is how it works. Register for an account with Caesar and make a deposit. Make a bet on any sporting event this week, including football, hockey, and basketball.
If the bet loses, it will automatically trigger an automatic refund in site credit. If you bet $500 and lose, you will get $500 back. This deal is good for up to $1,500. Get all the info HERE.
Two Deals for BetMGM Kick Off Ohio Launch
BetMGM is flexing its muscle in the Buckeye State with a couple of promotions for new customers.
The first is first-bet insurance. New customers who sign up for the BetMGM sportsbook app will be able to take advantage of the $1,000 first-bet insurance.
Sign up, deposit money in your account and then make a wager up to $1,000. If the bet loses, you will receive the identical amount of money you bet up to $1,000. For details click HERE.
Another promotion BetMGM is offering is $10 bets to win $200. Those wagers will be for select NFL, NBA, and NHL games. Remember, 21+ and present in OH. Gambling Problem? Call 1-800-GAMBLER.
Wager $1 Get $200 at Bet365
There aren’t many bets where you can get +200 odds win or lose but that’s exactly what Bet365 is doing in Ohio this week.
The promotion allows new customers to sign up for an account and put in an initial deposit. They make a $1 wager on any NFL, NBA, or NHL game. After the bet is placed, a $200 betting credit will be placed in your account. Click HERE for more information.
As you can see there is a promotion for any type of bettor. You just have to go out and take advantage of them. Happy New Year, Ohio bettors. Go get the best of them.