Michigan Sports Betting Promos & Bonus Codes

December 7, 2021

Michigan might not be the first place you think about when it comes to sports betting, but the state certainly has enough major teams to warrant the legislation being passed. The state houses more than 10 million people and also millions of visitors every year and the early returns were very positive for the state. When you're in the Great Lake State, here are some of the best promotions to take advantage in December 2021. 

DraftKings - Bet $1 Win $100 DraftKings MI Sportsbook

DraftKings Bet $1 Win $100

There is no easier way to win $100 then to follow through with this promotion from DraftKings. It only applies to first-time customers with an initial deposit of at least five dollars, but it's an easy way to boost your bankroll. All you need to do is place a wager of at least a dollar on the moneyline for any any NFL, NBA, college basketball, college football or UFC match. If either fighter lands a punch or if either team scores a point, you will win a free $100 bet. The free bets are paid as four free $25 bets and are valid within a week of it being issued, which will happen as soon as that first bet is settled.

Promo offer:Bet $1 Win $100 (100/1 odds)
Selected events: Any NFL, NBA, CFB, or CBB game
Promo CodeNone Needed
Available in MichiganYes

Caesars Sportsbook - First Bet Match Bonus Up To $1001

Caesars sportsbook promo code risk-free bet bonus

If you are a bit fearful of taking that plunge into sports betting, make sure you double your chances of placing a winning wager. At Caesars Sportsbook, all you have to do is make a deposit then place your first wager. Whether that wager wins or loses, you will receive a matching free bet up of the same amount, up to $1,001. It's a great offer for new customers who might want to take a shot on a longshot with their first bet in hopes of hitting a large payout.

Sportsbook:Caesars Sportsbook
Promo offer:First Bet Match Bonus Up To $1001
Selected events: Any event available at Caesars Sportsbook
Promo CodeCZR1
Available in MichiganYes

FanDuel Sportsbook – First Bet Risk Free Up To $1000

FanDuel Risk Free Bet Bonus

FanDuel is offering pretty much the same promotion as Caesars except with a major catch – your original bet must lose to earn the free bet. So that first bet is risk-free because FanDuel will gift you a free wager if it loses, but if that first bet wins, you will just have to settle for your winnings. Your first bet will be matched up to $1,000, too, so if you can afford the larger wager, you will not only increase your potential payout, but also be gifted more money if it loses.

Sportsbook:FanDuel Sportsbook
Promo offer:First Bet Risk Free Up To $1000
Selected events: Any event available at FanDuel Sportsbook
Promo CodeNone Needed
Available in MichiganYes

BetMGM - First Bet Risk-Free up to $1,000

BetMGM Sportsbook Risk Free Bonus

If FanDuel isn't your preferred sportsbook, BetMGM is offering the exact same deal. Make your account, deposit money and make a wager at BetMGM Sportsbook. If the bet wins, you earn your payout, if it loses, BetMGM gifts you that amount back in free wagers. It's never been easier to make sports bets, and now there is less risk with this promotion.

Promo offer:First Bet Risk-Free up to $1,000
Selected events: Any event at BetMGM
Promo CodeNone
Available in MichiganYes

How to bet on Sports Promos in Michigan

Betting on sports in the state of Michigan takes just the following four steps. Here is how you can place a bet.

To bet on sports in the state of Michigan you need to follow these steps:

1 Age 21 and up & located in the state of Michigan

You are at least 21 years old, hold a valid Social Security number, and are physically in the great state of Michigan.

2 Select Promo

Find the best promotion for you and follow the link to that sportsbook.

3 Register & Deposit

Complete the registration process then make your first deposit into your new account.

4 Opt-in to Promo

Make sure you read the rules and regulations for the promo, then enter any codes or opt into any wagers as required to enter the promotion.

Popular Sports and Teams to Bet on in Michigan

Thanks to a pair of Big Ten teams and the great city of Detroit, there are a plethora of local favorites on which for Michiganders to wager. College sports betting is legal in Michigan, and more importantly, you can eager on both Michigan and Michigan State (as well as the MAC schools) in both football and basketball. The only illegal wager are individual college player props. 

In the professional sports realm, there hasn't been a lot of Michigan residents to be excited about in recent years. They can wager on the NBA's Detroit Pistons, NHL's Detroit Red Wings or the NFL's Detroit Lions right now, but none of these teams creates much enthusiasm with their struggles this year. The MLB's Detroit Tigers aren't any better, though they are at least currently in the offseason so hope can spring eternal once the CBA is ratified.


Who can bet in MI?

You can bet in Michigan if you are at least 21 years old, hold a valid Social Security number, and are physically located in the state at the time of the wager.

Can I bet in Michigan as a non-MI citizen?

The good news is your state of residence does not matter for Michigan's sports betting laws. As long as you are physically in the state when you place the wager, your bet is legal in the state.

Is Sports Betting Legal in Michigan?

In 2019, Michigan legalized sports betting to start in physical sportsbooks in 2020. Online sports wagering took effect in January 2021.

Which is the Best Promo Code in Michigan?

This is a silly question, the best promos in Michigan are already found on this page. This page is updated weekly to make sure the promos listed are up to date.

Josh Walfish
Josh Walfish is an award-winning journalist who has covered college sports for the past decade. He most-recently was chronicling the UMass Minutemen and now works as a freelancer writer and editor based out of Chicago.