Play Ball! Sportsbook Offers Help Fans Get Into Swing Of Baseball Season

Posted By Russ Mitchell on March 31, 2021 - Last Updated on June 10, 2021

MLB Opening Day is upon us, and it’s time for your favorite baseball teams and players to take the field. Iowa sportsbooks have plenty of offers to start the baseball betting season and keep the excitement going all summer long.

Play ball with the DraftKings ‘Bet $1, Win $100’ promotion

Starting at 7 a.m. Thursday, April 1, and continuing through 10:59 p.m. on Friday, April 30, DraftKings has a MLB Bet $1, Win $100 offer for first-time DK users.

Follow this DraftKings link for some of the key details.

Following registration, place a bet of at least $1 on any team to win (moneyline) for any MLB game during the promotional period. If your team records a hit, you will be issued a $100 bonus once your original $1+ bet settles.


BetMGM has a home run offer

BetMGM hopes bettors in Iowa make a mark on the 2021 season right away.

Wager on any game on MLB Opening Day and receive $1 in free bets every time someone knocks it out of the park, regardless of the outcome of your bet.

BetMGM has four steps to take advantage of the offer:

  1. Login to the BetMGM Sportsbook app.
  2. Opt-in to MLB Home Run Boost promotion.
  3. Place a wager of at least $25 on any MLB game played on Thursday, April 1. (Minimum odds of -200 or greater)
  4. Get $1 in free bets for every home run hit that day.


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PointsBet offers Cubs home run insurance

PointsBet is offering home run insurance every day the Cubs play a game.

Place a bet on any player from a selected Chicago Cubs game to hit a home run and receive money back up to $25 in free bets if that player fails to hit a home run but their team wins.

It’s a fun offer that’s only available to customers who place wagers through PointsBet Sportsbook in Iowa.


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Russ Mitchell has been covering news and sports in northwest Iowa since 1997, including 11 years as managing editor for one of the most acclaimed community newspapers in the state. He looks forward to keeping readers up to date on the growing sportsbook industry in Iowa.

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