The numbers are staggering. According to a recent survey by the American Gaming Association, an estimated 68 million Americans will wager approximately $15.5 billion total on March Madness in the next few weeks, but the action isn’t limited to sportsbooks.
In fact, PA sportsbooks are offering crossover promotions that will provide bonuses for PA online casinos, and vice versa.
Here’s a quick look at some rewards and incentives that will keep the action flowing between all your PA betting apps.
BetMGM March Matchups – bet slots, get sports bonus
BetMGM PA is rewarding its casino players with a bonus wager on college basketball.
Players who place $25 or more in wagers on BetMGM Casino slots (excluding jackpot slots) will get a $10 bonus bet on college basketball.
The promotion began on Monday and will run through 11:59 p.m. on Friday, March 17.
Earn bonuses with PokerStars and FOX Bet
Over at FOX Bet Sportsbook PA, a small sports wager can bring two bonuses in return.
Players who opt-in and wager at least $10 on college basketball will receive a $5 sports bet and a $5 casino bonus, as well. The casino credit can be utilized through PokerStars Casino PA.
Opt in is required and bonuses will expire seven days after receiving them. This promotion began on Monday and runs through 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, March 19th.
UniBet delivers March Madness crossover promos
Players at UniBet Sportsbook PA can earn a casino bonus by making a correct pick on college basketball this week.
Users who bet a minimum of $20 on the point spread of select college basketball tournament games will receive a $10 casino bonus if their team wins, regardless of whether that team covers the spread. Players must first opt in via the bonus offers section in their account.
The promotional period will run during three select tournament games. The first was Tuesday night’s First Four matchup between Mississippi State and Pittsburgh. Check the app for the next two selected games.
UniBet weekly rewards
UniBet also features an ongoing promotion that provides different crossover bonuses based on your gaming throughout the week. Those offers are below, with the first one consisting of a crossover promotion between UniBet’s casino and sportsbook.
- Offer 1: Opt-in Monday – Thursday and then wager $25+ on the casino for a $10 sports bonus.
- Offer 2: Opt-in Saturday – Sunday and then wager $25+ on the sportsbook for a $10 casino bonus.
UniBet Weekend Free Spin Happy Hour
Yet another promotion from UniBet can bring a casino bonus for your sportsbook play this month.
Players who opt in and wager at least $10 or more on sports during the promotional period can earn 10 free spins on the non-jackpot version of Bonanza Blast.
Here’s how it works:
- Log in and navigate to the bonus offers section in your account.
- Choose and opt in to the available offer Weekend Free Spin Happy Hour.
- Once you have opted in and completed the required wagering, you will receive your 10 spins on Bonanza Blast (non-jackpot version).
- Prizes will be awarded within 24 hours.
- Players can only claim each offer once per week.
- Promotional period runs Friday from 5 p.m. ET through Sunday 11:59 p.m. ET.
The Big Dance is a big deal for fans and bettors
March Madness officially began with the First Four games on Tuesday, at the University of Dayton Arena in Ohio. For the rest of March, fans of college hoops will get swept up in the excitement, with brackets filled out, pools entered and wagers made.
It’s a great time for gaming, and according to the AGA survey, there’s a whole lot of Americans who agree.
Count PA residents among them. PA was the third state to reach $1 billion in sports betting revenue, after Nevada and New Jersey. A large majority of sports betting handle in the state comes from PA online sportsbooks.
The NCAA Tournament runs into next month, with the National Championship set for Monday, April 3.
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