BetMGM Canada Sportsbook Bonus Code

One of the biggest names in US gambling is bringing its online sportsbook across the border into Ontario, and bringing a bonus for new players with it.

BetMGM Sportsbook’s standard bonus for anyone who signs up for a new account is a risk-free first bet of up to $1,000. That means if your first bet at BetMGM in Ontario loses, you’ll get a refund in site credit for an equal amount up to the maximum. Read on for additional details about BetMGM’s risk-free bet:

​​What is the BetMGM bonus code?

When you create an account at BetMGM, enter the code PLAYBONUS to claim the risk-free bet.

Online SportsbookBetMGM Sportsbook Canada
Risk Free BetUp to $1,000
Last UpdatedJanuary 2022

How to use the BetMGM bonus code

Enter the code into the “Bonus Code” field on the registration page, using all capital letters.

How do I get my BetMGM bonus?

Once you’ve created an account and entered the promo code, follow these steps to use the risk-free bet:

  • Make a deposit using any of the available banking methods.
  • Place a minimum bet of $10. The bet will be risk-free for any amount up to $1,000.
  • Win the bet and you’ll receive your payout as normal. If the bet loses, BetMGM will issue you a matching refund in site credit.

Where can I find my BetMGM bonus?

In addition to reading about them here, you’ll find all the details regarding BetMGM Sportsbook’s latest bonuses and promotions on its online sportsbook and app via the “Promotions” link in its top menu.

Who is eligible for the bonus offer?

If you can legally place online sports bets in Ontario and are new to BetMGM Sportsbook, you are eligible for the risk-free first bet. That means being 19 or older and not having a previous BetMGM account. You’ll also need to be in Ontario to place your risk-free bet and any other wagers.

What kind of sportsbook promos will be available at BetMGM in Ontario?

Outside of the risk-free first bet, you can expect BetMGM to run a variety of promotions for betting on the most popular sports and teams in Ontario.

That could mean insurance on single-game parlays involving the Toronto Raptors and other NBA teams. You could receive your stake back in free bets up to $25 if all the legs are correct except for one for a parlay with at least four legs. It could also mean NHL overtime insurance, offering your stake back if you bet on the Toronto Maple Leafs or another NHL team, and that team loses in overtime.

BetMGM is also likely to run other promos in Ontario, including a $10 free bet every week for active players who make $50 in qualifying wagers the week before.

Does BetMGM offer a referral bonus?

BetMGM’s refer-a-friend program offers bonuses for referrals. Send any friend an invitation through email, social media, or text, and if that friend registers and meets the basic wagering requirements, you’ll both get a $50 bonus.

Your friend must make a deposit and bet at least $50 for you both to qualify. You can refer up to 20 friends through this promo.

How to sign up at BetMGM Sportsbook

You’ll need to sign up for a BetMGM Sportsbook account using the code PLAYBONUS to be eligible for the risk-free bet. Fortunately, the registration process is a simple one. Just follow these steps:

  • On the BetMGM homepage, click the “register” button.
  • Add your email address and create a password, then continue on to the next section.
  • Choose your title and fill in details like your full name, the last four digits of your Social Insurance Number, and your date of birth.
  • Enter your address and phone number, and verify that you have read and understood the various terms and conditions, and click the button to create your account.

How to bet at BetMGM Sportsbook

Placing wagers at BetMGM is easy, whether you do it on the website or app. Just follow these steps:

  • Browse through the available bets.
  • Click on any bet you like to add it to your bet slip.
  • Enter the amount you wish to wager and place the bet by clicking the button at the bottom of the slip.
  • You can also add additional bets to the same slip to create a parlay or place multiple bets, if you wish.

Bets available on the BetMGM Sportsbook app

BetMGM Sportsbook has all the standard bets like moneylines, spreads, totals, props, parlays and futures. These bets will be available to place on a variety of sports, including football (NFL and NCAA), basketball (NBA and NCAA), baseball (MLB), hockey (NHL), and soccer (MLS and international leagues).

How long do withdrawals take at BetMGM?

All withdrawals via BetMGM are subject to an internal review period of up to 24 hours. Once a withdrawal receives approval, you’ll get your funds according to the payment provider’s processing time. This can mean anywhere from up to an hour to as many as two to four business days.

In-person BetMGM locations in Ontario

BetMGM Sportsbook has yet to release details of any in-person locations in Ontario.

BetMGM Canada FAQ

Is BetMGM legal in Canada?

BetMGM Sportsbook is in the process of acquiring a license to operate in Ontario. This likely will happen by the end of 2021 or early 2022. Additional provinces in Canada could follow.

Do I have to live in Ontario to bet at BetMGM?

Once BetMGM is legal in Ontario, you can bet there if you are 19 or older and located in the province, but you don’t have to actually live in Ontario.

Are there any BetMGM locations close to the border?

The BetMGM Sports Lounge is located inside the MGM Grand Detroit casino just a few minutes from the Detroit-Windsor Tunnel and the Michigan-Ontario border.

How does the BetMGM bonus compare to DraftKings?

DraftKings Sportsbook offers you a $50 free bet when you make your first deposit and a 20% match on that first deposit, up to a total of $1,000. BetMGM’s risk-free first bet up to $1,000, meanwhile, would appear to work out better in a couple of ways.

DraftKings’ $50 free bet comes with no strings attached, but it’s a smaller amount compared to a risk-free bet for up to $1,000. The deposit match bonus at DraftKings, meanwhile, requires a deposit of $5,000 to get the maximum from it. You also need to meet a 25x playthrough requirement to clear the DraftKings bonus funds for withdrawal.

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