Michigan Online Sportsbooks Offer Several NCAA Tournament Betting Promotions

Written By Drew Ellis on March 14, 2022 - Last Updated on March 11, 2024
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It’s one of the bets times of the year for any sports bettor.

March Madness is weeks of edge-of-your-seat action.

It’s also a time when online sportsbooks are dishing out a lot of NCAA Tournament betting promotions and contests.

We’ve put together a compilation of what is available for you and will continue to update it as Thursday afternoon approaches.

BetMGM $10 million bracket challenge

If your March Madness prognostications are on point, you can win $10 million from BetMGM Sportsbook MI on its Bracket Challenge. They are offering up that amount if you predict a perfect bracket for the tournament.

It’s a free-to-play contest on the BetMGM mobile app. Should nobody get a perfect bracket, the player with the top overall bracket will still win $100,000.

BetMGM is also offering up parlay boost tokens every day that games are being played. Each day, any user can earn a free parlay boost token to use with their parlays.

New users to BetMGM also can receive a $1,000 risk-free first bet for March Madness.

BetMGM online casino users can also get in on the March Madness at BetMGM. If you place $100 in wagers on casino games, you will be rewarded with a free $10 sports bet.

If that wasn’t enough, BetMGM is also putting on March Matchups Slots Tourney. From March 14-April 1 users can take part in a featured head-to-head slots matchup. A qualifying wager of $10 will help your favorite slot in the matchup advance and allow you to earn free play prizes.

DraftKings giving you Gonzaga at even odds

DraftKings Sportsbook MI is giving a great deal on top-ranked Gonzaga in its opening matchup with 16th-seeded Georgia State on Thursday.

With its Gonzaga Super Boost, you can get the Zags at +100 on the moneyline, down from -10000. Just opt-in on the promos page to get the odds boost. You can place a maximum bet of $50.

DraftKings is also offering up stepped-up parlay boosts for Thursday. Opt-in and place a 3+leg college basketball parlay for any games on Thursday. With each additional leg, the parlay boost percentage increases. It goes from 5% for 3 legs up to 75% for 12+ legs. The max bet you can place on the parlay is $100 and the max winnings are limited to $5,000.

You can also get a stepped-up parlay boost for picking regional champions. The more legs, the higher. The boost starts at 20% for 2 legs and works up to 50% for picking all four.

DK is also getting in on the act with the NCAA Women’s Tournament. It is providing a 50% profit boost on any tournament champion wager. Opt-in and place a max bet of $50 with max additional winnings of $250.

DraftKings has a Millionaire Bracket Challenge as well. Entry is $100 with the winner receiving $1 million. Just fill out your bracket entry and watch along throughout the tournament.

Tourney Madness at BetRivers

BetRivers Sportsbook MI is putting on a Tourney Madness promotion throughout the NCAA Tournament.

Users can collect checks to earn more drawing entries for a top prize of $10,000. Checks are tasks to win each weekend of the tournament. You can earn up to 10 checks throughout the tournament.

This week’s checks in the promo are:

  • Win a bet on a first round game
  • Place a pregame moneyline bet on a 12 seed to beat a 5 seed
  • Place a 5+leg parlay on rounds 1 or 2 (no same game legs)
  • Make a wager on any team to win the tournament before the end of round 2

Risk-free March Madness offer at FanDuel

FanDuel Sportsbook MI is offering up a risk-free wager for March Madness. Just opt-in to the promotion and place a wager on any game/market with odds of -200 or longer. If your wager loses, you get a refund in site credit.

FD is also providing parlay insurance for the tournament. Place a 3+leg parlay, and if one leg loses, get a refund in site credit up to $25. Just be sure to opt-in to the promo first.

Earn free bets at Caesars

Caesars Sportsbook MI is giving away free bets the more you place on the NCAA Tournament.

Bet at least $10 on the point spread in at least five games, and up to eight. If you win five wagers, get at least $10 in free bets. Bet $100 on all eight games for up to $3,000 in free bets.

Visit Caesars’ promo page for more details on what games qualify.

$100 in free bets at PointsBet

You can earn up to $100 in live free bets at PointsBet Sportsbook to use on the NCAA Tournament. Get $20 in free bets per round from the first round through the Final Four.

If you bet $100 on any Michigan PointsBet Casino game this weekend, get a $10 free bet to use on any NCAA Tournament game this weekend.

Other NCAA Tournament betting promotions

Fox Bet Sportsbook is offering a free $5 bet during the opening round. Just opt-in to claim your free wager and use it on a NCAA Tournament game for Thursday or Friday.

Barstool Sportsbook is adding a little extra to your NCAA Championship futures wager. When you bet on the team to win the tournament, you get $5 bonus money for every game they win throughout the tournament.

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Drew Ellis is currently the Lead Writer of PlayILottery.com. He was the former Lead Writer of PlayMichigan, the No. 1 source for online gambling news in Michigan. A lifelong resident of the state, Ellis has been working in various forms of media since 1998, including more than a decade in the sports betting industry prior to transitioning into US casino markets in 2020.

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