Those reluctant to try their hand at online sports betting in New Jersey, or who simply haven’t had a chance to download every available app (there are eight, after all), now have 100 good reasons to put their money where their mouth is this Thanksgiving holiday.
For four days only, beginning on Thursday, November 22, NJ Online Gambling will be hosting an exclusive offer whereby new players that open an account on either BetStars NJ or DraftKings Sportsbook will receive a $50 free bet in their accounts. There is absolutely no deposit required to take advantage of this offer — simply punch in your user details, become verified for real-money play, and the free bet will be yours near instantaneously.
$50 free bet at BetStars NJ: Details
To take advantage, download the BetStars NJ app to your iOS or Android powered device from this page. Then complete the simple two-step registration process — that’s essentially it.
Technically, the free bet will appear in player accounts just a few seconds after the first part of the registration process is completed, but players who try to use it will be prompted to complete the second step, which entails setting up their account for real-money play, and includes providing such details as a player’s social security number and date of birth. This information is needed strictly for verification purposes; at no time do players have to make a deposit to spend their free wager.
Regarding the free bet itself, there are a few terms and conditions worth noting, but fear not, they’re nothing too oppressive:
- Free bets must be placed on straight and parlay bets only, with minimum odds of -110 — in other words, you won’t be permitted to place your free bet on significant favorites.
- There is no playthrough required, and cash will be credited on free bet winnings.
- The eligibility period to claim this offer expires at 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, November 25.
Other value finds on BetStars NJ
While it maybe doesn’t have the brand recognition that FanDuel and DraftKings enjoy in New Jersey, BetStars NJ (sister site of PokerStars NJ) is not exactly an unrecognizable name either. On top of that, the BetStars NJ online sports betting app — currently only available on mobile but coming soon to desktop — offers players a fluid wagering experience, chock full of promotions.
Some of these promos take the form of daily challenges, whereby players that place a specified bet will receive a free bet or cash, the amount of which is determined randomly. Other innovations present on BetStars NJ include odds boosts, which grant players improved odds on hand-picked bets, and of course Spin & Bet, where players can gamble it up in the hopes of multiplying their winnings by a factor of 10.
Those who take advantage of the $50 free bet, and wish to continue along with the app will receive up to $500 in free bets on their first $1,350 wagered, including a matched free bet up to $50 on their very first real-money wager with minimum odds of -110. This is on top of the $50 free bet they’ll receive for signing up using our exclusive links above.
In fact, all players new to BetStars NJ, whether they have an existing PokerStars NJ account or not, are eligible for the $500 free bet welcome package, perfect as we enter the late season NFL march toward the playoffs.
DraftKings $50 free bet details
DraftKings is also offering a juicy limited-time $50 free bet this holiday weekend. All players need to do is create an account at DraftKings Sportsbook by clicking this link. Once they’ve successfully activated their account, they’ll receive a $50 free bet, no deposit required.
Here’s what we know about the offer:
- The promotion period runs from now until November 26.
- The free bet must be used to place wagers at DraftKings Sportsbook.
- Only winnings from the free bet, and not the free bet itself, will be eligible for withdrawal.
- Players will have 30 days from the time they receive the free bet to use it, or else the funds will expire.
Apart from the $50 free offer, players who take the next step and make a deposit will have their first bet matched up to $200. Upon placing the wager, DraftKings will award a 100% match of the amount, up to a maximum of $200. So if a player places a $75 bet on the Falcons to beat the Saints, they will then receive an additional $75 which they can use on any other contest (or the same contest). Once they place the wager, the cash will be unlocked and, if they’re lucky enough to win, can be withdrawn.