Sportsbooks in Illinois will offer a variety of signup bonuses in order to entice new customers.

Matching first deposit bonuses are sometimes dangled. Try Betrivers IL promo, for example, sign up online or via their app from anywhere in Illinois, get their matched deposit bonus of max $250 (when you deposit minimum $25). This type of bonus offers can provide a match anywhere from as little as 20% to sometimes as much as 100% of a player’s first deposit amount. The betting apps generally cap this offer at a maximum amount.

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Another option are no-deposit bonuses. As the title suggests, this is free money to new players. It might be $10 and it’s generally not more than $25 but any way you slice it, that’s found money to be bet on sports. We expect that Draftkings in Illinois will offer this type of bonuses.

However, the most common and among the more popular bonus offers are what are known as no-risk or free bets. As the name suggests, players are given the chance to place a wager. Should that bet fail to cash, the amount of the wager is returned to the player’s account, generally in the form of a free bet voucher.

Illinois Free Bets

Let’s break down some of the free bet offers that Illinois bettors can anticipate from the state’s online sportsbooks.

Illinois Free Bets Bonuses

Betrivers IL Sportsbook App

Get up to $250 in risk free bets when depositing at least $25. Sign up with the code 250MATCH, wagering requirement is just 1x. 

PointsBet Illinois

New players who sign up with Australian-owned PointsBet can anticipate up to $1,000 in risk-free bets to start out. PointsBet dishes up these bonuses in four separate $250 free bets. If any of these bets lose, players are refunded the amount wagered each time in free plays up to a maximum of $250. More about Pointsbet Illilnois bonus offers.

BetMGM Sports

Newcomers to BetMGM sportsbook can anticipate a risk-free first bet valued up to as much as $500. If a player’s first wager comes up a loser, BetMGM returns the value of that bet to the player’s account, up to a maximum amount of $500. Check out BetMGM Illinois review.

FanDuel App

FanDuel Illinois sportsbook app will provide new players with a risk-free first bet worth up to $500. If their first bet fails to cash, they will refund the full amount up to $500 in the form of site credit. 

Unibet Sportsbook

If your first settled cash bet with Unibet loses, you will receive a refund to your account equal to the amount of your losing wager, up to a maximum of $250. Read about Unibet Illinois sportsbook here soon.