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BetMGM Bonus Code ACTION Activates $1,000 Offer for USA vs. Iran

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BetMGM bonus code ACTION activates a $1,000 bet on the house when you make your first wager at the sportsbook. So if your first bet loses, you’ll be refunded in free bets, equal to whatever amount you lost. You can use this bet on anything from USA vs. Iran in the World Cup, NFL or college football this weekend, and so much more.

If you’re looking for a little less risk, you can use bonus code ACTIONCUP to unlock $200 in free bets when you bet at least $10 on the World Cup.

And finally, if you’re looking to sign up with BetMGM’s online casino, use ACTIONCASINO or click here for more details about how the promo works.

Offers by State

  1. ACTION: $1,000 risk-free bet. If your first bet loses, you get the same amount back in free bets. This is available in all BetMGM states but New York.
  2. ACTIONCUP: Get $200 in free bets when you bet on the World Cup.
  3. ACTIONYARD: For users in Maryland, Kansas, Illinois and Louisiana only. Get $200 in free bets if the NFL team you bet throws for 1+ yard.
  4. ACTIONOHIO: MGM will give you $200 in free bets with no deposit required. Ohio betting launches on Jan. 1.
State Code
Arizona ACTION
Colorado ACTION
Indiana ACTION
Michigan ACTION
Mississippi None
New Jersey ACTION
Nevada None
New York None
Pennsylvania ACTION
Tennessee ACTION
Virginia ACTION
West Virginia ACTION
Wyoming ACTION

Sign-Up Details

  1. Click here.
  2. Use ACTION or ACTIONYARD at checkout
  3. Enter all your info – name, address, phone number, last four digits of your SSN so they can verify your identity, etc.
  4. Deposit at least $10
  5. Make your first bet up to $1,000

In a BetMGM state currently but don’t live there? Check out our betting travel guide.

How Bonus Code ACTION Works

Sportsbooks throw out a lot of different lingo when describing their sign-up offers. We did a deep dive on them already if you want to learn more.

This offer from BetMGM is what most books describe as a “risk-free bet.” There’s some risk, but it means that if your first wager on the platform loses, you’ll be refunded the same amount in free bets, up to $1,000.

Let’s look at a few examples.

Say I put $1,000 on the United States moneyline against Iran, priced at +105. If the US wins, I’ll make $1,050, and keep the original $1,000. I’ve effectively doubled my money.

If the US loses or ties Iran, I’ll get $1,000 back in free bets.

Our BJ Cunningham projects the US at -131, so he’s showing value on the American side:

This is another match where the United States will be asked to break down a low block. Game theory is simple, as the United States need a win to go through and Iran needs a draw, so they are likely going to sit extremely deep.

The biggest difference between Iran facing England and Wales was the midfield. England had outstanding ball progressors, attackers and personnel with ability from the midfield to make line-breaking passes and create space.

USA are going to have to do something very similar because Iran are going to clog up the middle of the pitch and force the United States to push the ball out wide and beat them with crosses.

They’ve crossed the ball 46 times and only completed four of them. With that being said, there is not much talent in the Iran midfield and defense. Not a single one of their midfielders or defenders play in one of Europe’s top five leagues and that was very evident against England.

So, the United States should be able to dominate this match in the midfield with Tyler Adams, Weston McKennie and Yunus Musah.

I have the United States projected at -131, so I like the value on them at +100.

Using the Free Bets

Free bets are almost like cash, but they must be wagered before you can withdraw them. And if the bet loses, they go away.

Pretend USA loses, and I’m refunded in free bets, $1,000 worth. They’ll be split up into smaller increments, likely 10, $100 free bets.

The math says to use free bets on longshots, so that’s what I’ll do. I’ll bet Poland moneyline against Argentina at +650.

  • If Poland wins, I win $650, but I don’t keep the $100.
  • If Poland loses, my free bet goes away.

Ohio Pre-Registration 

A new state will launch sports betting in the next few months. BetMGM is offering an excellent sign-up bonus in both states — $200 in free bets with no deposit required. Because acquiring new customers during state launches is so important, you won’t get a better offer than this.

  • Ohio, on Jan. 1: Use code ACTIONOHIO

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