Indiana Sportsbooks Gear Up For MLB Season With Opening Day Betting Promos

Posted on March 31, 2021 - Last Updated on March 20, 2024

Spring is here so it’s time for some baseball.

MLB Opening Day is April 1 this year. That’s great news for baseball fans, since the pandemic pushed back the start of the season last year.

There will be plenty of action during those first 15 games, and Indiana sportsbooks are ready to take your bets.

FanDuel bonus MLB Parlay

Indiana might not have its own MLB team, but there are still plenty of baseball fans throughout the state.

Indiana’s betting apps are looking to attract fans for baseball season, and FanDuel is no exception.

The sportsbook has a new promotion on the board to celebrate the start of the baseball calendar.

The deal applies to same-game parlays for MLB Opening Day.

If you place a baseball parlay with at least three legs, FanDuel will refund you up to $10 if your bet loses.

That’s a great way to take out some of the risk if there’s a certain game that you already planned to bet on.

Home Run Boost from BetMGM, BetRivers

BetMGM has its own special MLB deal out there right now.

The “King of Sportsbooks” is hoping to get more gamblers betting on home runs.

If you bet at least $25 on any Opening Day game, BetMGM will give you $1 in site credit for every home run hit throughout the day.

You’ll earn those bonus bets regardless of whether your bet wins or loses.

The odds for your $25 wager will have to stack up to at least -200 to qualify for the deal. In other words, +100 odds would qualify you but -300 odds wouldn’t quite reach the mark.

Be sure to opt-in to the deal under the “Promotions” section of BetMGM’s website or app.

Oddly enough, BetRivers has the exact same promotion on the board for Opening Day.

The only difference is that you’ll have to wager at least $100 to qualify, which is noticeably higher than BetMGM’s $25 requirement.

PointsBet Cubs Home Run Insurance

PointsBet Sportsbook is also going after home run gamblers this season.

The company’s new promotion is specifically for Chicago Cubs games.

The deal works for Opening Day as well as every Cubs game during the MLB season.

All you have to do to get in on the fun is bet $25 or more on any player to hit a home run during a Cubs game.

Once you do, PointsBet will refund you if your bet loses, but only if the Cubs win the game.

There are a ton of Cubs fans in Indiana, so this deal could be a great option for a lot of baseball lovers.

William Hill Grand Slam

The final Opening Day promotion comes from Indiana’s newest sportsbook.

William Hill is handing out bonus bets to celebrate the start of the MLB season.

Of course, you’ll have to sign up for William Hill to take advantage of the deal.

Just bet at least $25 on four different Opening Day games to qualify for the promotion.

Once you do, the sportsbook will credit your account with a free $50 bet.

Everyone can get in on the action since this promotion is available for both new and existing users.

With so many different promotions out, there’s something for every type of baseball fan.

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Jake Garza is a US Gambling Industry Analyst for Catena Media. He specializes in Midwest sports betting and casino content. Prior to covering the legal gambling industry, he spent time as a professional sports writer, reporting on teams such as the Cincinnati Bengals, Indianapolis Colts and Indiana Pacers. Garza is currently working as a Managing Editor for PlayIndiana and PlayOhio, with previous stops at other well-known brands such as PlayIllinois and PlayMichigan. He has been covering the gambling industry since 2019, and currently works with a team of other journalists to provide comprehensive coverage of the legal U.S. gambling industry.

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