BetMGM Illinois Sportsbook Review
BetMGM is coming to Illinois! The leading US online gambling giant is readying its mobile sports betting app for launch in the Prairie State. You’ll be able to bet on a range of US sports and markets, all at the swipe of a finger, with great bonus code offers and special for Illinois BetMGM free bets.
BetMGM already has apps up and running in over half a dozen states. Here’s our guide to what you can expect from the BetMGM IL sports betting site / mobile app.
BetMGM Sportsbook Illinois Promo Code
|BetMGM Online Sportsbook||BetMGM Illinois|
|Bet MGM IL Promo Code||MICHIGAMBLER|
|Deposit Bonus||$600 expected|
|No Deposit Bonus||Free Bets Promo|
|Illinois Sportsbook Partner||TBA|
BetMGM bonus offer and free bet promotional code for Illinois to be announced once the sportsbook is lve online in IL. 21+.
BetMGM is yet to enter into a deal with a land-based partner. However, Par-a-Dice Hotel Casino in Peoria – who already have an online partnership with FanDuel – could be a potential partner for BetMGM. Welcome bonuses for Illinois should be in line with those seen at BetMGM’s sites in other US states.
BetMGM Sports Promotions for Illinois
Free Bets: Free wagers are a big feature of all BetMGM apps. Sign up and make a qualifying deposit in order to receive free bets in your account.
Parlay Boost: Make a parlay with a minimum of three legs. If it wins, you’ll earn a win boost worth 10% or more. Parlay Boosts are usually reserved for big sporting occasions like March Madness.
Parlay Insurance: Make a parlay, and if one leg fails, you’ll get your money back.
One Game Parlay Insurance: BetMGM also offers one-game parlay insurance on NBA games. Enjoy insurance on a parlay formed of multiple bets from the same game. This type of insurance is usually offered on basketball or soccer.
BetMGM Sportsbook Registration
Under the original Illinois sports betting laws, gamblers in the state were required to complete their registration in-person at partner retail sportsbooks. However, due to COVID-19, Governor Pritzker waived this requirement. While the pandemic continues, gamblers can complete registrations online.
BetMGM IL will offer a simple account set-up process where you’ll need to provide some simple information. You can also register with BetMGM IL through Yahoo Sports and log in via your account.
- Create a unique username and password
- Provide personal details like name, address, and date of birth
- Enter a valid email address
- Enter the last 4 digits of your Social Security Number (SSN)
BetMGM Illinois Sports Betting Review
Like BetMGM’s apps in other regulated states, BetMGM Illinois offers a generous array of markets and betting types.
US sports will play center stage, with basketball, hockey, and football featuring heavily. You can also skip straight to the big games with a highlights tab in the lobby.
BetMGM uses the traditional carousel format to help you get to your favorite sports quickly. You can also filter bet types with a drop-down menu. Simply click on an outcome to add it immediately to a user-friendly bet slip.
You’ll also be able to bet on college sports, but there will be restrictions on player props under Illinois gaming law.
In-game betting is available too at BetMGM Il sportsbook. Bet a single or parlay on games as they happen. You can follow the action on mobile via the graphic match tracker and even chase the latest stats through BetMGM’s official data partners.
- Table Tennis
- Formula 1
- Point spread
- Total points (over/under)
- Team props
- Player props
- In-game betting
Mobile Sports Betting Wth BetMGM Illinois App
BetMGM Illinois betting app customers will be able to use their smartphones to place bets anywhere in the state. Android and Apple devices are supported, but you won’t be able to install an app for Microsoft/Windows devices, nor the Amazon Kindle and Chromebook.
You can either download a native app or use your phone’s web browser. However, you’ll have to install the Geoguard app prior to opening your account. This helps BetMGM pinpoint your location and verify you’re betting within Illinois limits.
BetMGM recently merged all of its different state apps into one single piece of kit. You can now download and install one app and simply select Illinois from the list of states in which you’re playing.
iOS (iOS 9+): Available from iTunes Store
Android (Android 6.0+): Available from BetMGM website. Change your settings to allow downloads from Unknown Sources.
BetMGM Sportsbook Deposits & Withdrawals
BetMGM Illinois will offer a decent selection of deposit methods for players:
- Online bank transfer
- BetMGM Play+ prepaid card
- VIP Preferred (ACH/e-Check)
Bet MGM Illinois FAQ
Players must be connected to the Internet (PC/Mac/mobile) or have cellular service (mobile device). There is no need to be connected to a wireless network but WiFi must be enabled. For play from a mobile device, Location Services must also be turned on.
A US Driver’s License or State ID Card can be uploaded to verify identity and/or address.
Yes. If there’s an event or market that a player would like to bet on but they can’t see it advertised on the BetMGM site, simply get in touch with them. They’ll speak with their team of traders to see if they can add the betting market.
A Parlay Boost token is a token that gives BetMGM users a juiced-up version of an odds boost, which increases the potential payout. Some Parlay Boosts are sport- and event-specific while others are eligible for all sports and events on the online sportsbook. To use a Parlay Boost token, simply add the desired bets to the betslip, click “Apply Reward,” choose the Parlay Boost token, and click “Place Bet.”