DraftKings $5.14 Free Bets This Friday On PASPA Repeal Anniversary
20% Deposit Bonus Up To $1000
Friday marks the third anniversary of the repeal of PASPA, allowing for legal sports betting across the United States. It’s a cause for celebration for online betting enthusiasts, and the folks over at DraftKings want to help bettors toast the day with free bets.
So on Friday, May 14, all users at DraftKings sportsbook will receive a $5.14 free bet (the date is 5/14 … get it?) that must be used on the same day. All you have do is opt in and claim it on Friday.
If you aren’t already signed up at DraftKings, click on the “Bet Now” just below and you will be taken there. The DraftKings sportsbook is available in 10 states, including New Jersey, Pennsylvania, lIllinois, Colorado, Indiana, Iowa, Virginia and Tennessee.
The free bet is not redeemable for cash, is non-transferable and non-refundable, and it is not included in any returns or winnings. Only one qualifying bet per user.
DraftKings online casino is also offering its players $5.14 in global free credits, which expire Sunday. The online casino is available to players in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Michigan and West Virginia.
Check it out and celebrate!
20% Deposit Bonus up to $1000
What Has Happened Since PASPA Repeal
Since the U.S. Supreme Court paved the way for individual states to allow for legal sports betting, more than 25 states have authorized sports betting, plus Washington DC and Puerto Rico. Seventeen states allow mobile sports betting, giving 27% of the US population access to online betting.
How popular is online sports betting? More than 80% of sports betting in 2020 was online. The most bet on sport by percentage of total handle is football (44% in 2020) and approximately $52 billion has been wagered since May 2018. The total net revenue during that time is $3.5 billion.
With New York and (perhaps) Florida looking to join in, those number will continue their meteoric rise.