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BetMGM Bonus Code Activates $200 in Free Bets for Friday Slate

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BetMGM bonus code ACTIONYARD or ACTIONNHL each get users $200 in free bets that can be claimed Friday and used this weekend — for college football, MLB playoffs, NFL and more.

Here’s how they work.

  • ACTIONYARD gets new users (Kansas, Illinois, Louisiana only) $200 in free bets if the football team they bet gets at least 1 passing yard. So you can bet SMU-Navy or FIU-UTSA on Friday night, if you can stomach it.
  • ACTIONNHL gets new users $200 in free bets if there’s one goal scored in an NHL game they bet. This is available in most other BetMGM states.

These are better offers than the $1,000 risk-free bet that BetMGM normally gives out, so take advantage even if you’re not a college football or NHL fan.

Here are the codes by state:

State Bonus Code
Arizona ACTIONNHL
Colorado ACTIONNHL
Illinois ACTIONYARD
Indiana ACTIONNHL
Iowa ACTIONNHL
Kansas ACTIONYARD
Louisiana ACTIONYARD
Michigan ACTIONNHL
New Jersey ACTIONNHL
Nevada None
New York None
Pennsylvania None
Tennessee ACTIONNHL
Virginia ACTIONNHL
West Virginia ACTIONNHL
Wyoming ACTIONNHL

How to Get the Free Bets

The ACTIONNHL and ACTIONYARD offers are both better than the $1,000 risk-free bet, so claim them even if you’re not a hockey fan. It’s worth it, then you can use the free bets on anything you’d like this weekend.

  • ACTIONNHL: Bet $10 on any NHL game, and get $200 in free bets if there’s a goal scored. Easy peasy. Once that game settles, you’ll get the $200 in free bets, plus the winnings if you do win your bet. Let’s say you bet $10 on the Canadiens +145 against the Red Wings on Friday night.
  • ACTIONYARD: You just need one passing yard in a college football or NFL game to get the free bets. So bet $10 on Navy vs. SMU on Friday, get $200 if there’s at least one passing yard.

How Free Bets Work

Here’s how the free bets work. You’ll be armed with four, $50 free bets, since BetMGM splits them up into smaller increments.

Free bets are kind of like cash, but you don’t keep the stake once you bet them. You must also wager them to turn them into real money that can be withdrawn.

Here are four ways you can use your free bets this weekend, and what will happen depending on who wins. We always recommend you use free bets on plus-money wagers, because you’ll get more expected value over time.

Bet Line Profit
Penn State ML (Win) +220 $110
Tennessee ML (Loss) +220 $0
Illinois ML (Win) +200 $100
Florida State ML (Loss) +145 $0
Total $210

After depositing just $10, you’ll profit $210 thanks to the free bets, which you can now cash out.

Want to learn more about BetMGM before signing up and betting? Check out our five things to know video.

BetMGM Bonus Code Details

Bonus Code States Offer
ACTIONNHL AZ, CO, DC, IA, IN, MI, NJ, TN, VA, WV & WY $200 Free Bets
ACTIONYARD IL, LA, KS $200 Free Bets

It’s super easy to sign up at BetMGM. Here’s how:

  1. Click here to signup.
  2. Enter your personal info (email, address, etc.)
  3. Use BetMGM bonus code ACTION or ACTIONYARD
  4. Deposit at least $10 to get the bonus

How to Use Your BetMGM Free Bets

Like we detailed above, you always want to use free bets on plus-money bets, usually in the +300 to +500 range. You’ll get more expected value over time.

Here are some ways to use your free bets on Friday and Saturday:

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