DraftKings Sports NY Coming in Hot with a $1000 First Deposit Bonus Offer DraftKings Sports NY Coming in Hot with a $1000 First Deposit Bonus Offer

All New York Sports Fans will surely know by now that legal sports betting went live in NY over the weekend. What they might not know is that DraftKings Sports NY has an enticing slate of promotions on offer to celebrate the launch.

DraftKings, a leader in US online gaming, is one of only four online sportsbooks to launch on Saturday in the Empire State. And with the plethora of sports teams in NY — and the NFL playoffs just around the corner — New York sports fans are in for a treat.

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To celebrate the new online sportsbook, DraftKings Sports is laying on some tasty promos for new signees — a $1000 Deposit Bonus, a Bet $5 Win $200 offer, and several other valuable offers worth scooping up while you can.

DraftKings NY Opening Promos

$1000 Deposit Bonus

DraftKings NY is offering a 20% bonus to all new customers. The operator will add 20% in free money to whatever amount you make as your initial deposit, up to a maximum of $1000.

The bonus will be paid out in increments. For every $25 wagered, DraftKings will award players $1 in bonus funds. You have 90 days to meet the playthrough requirements.

The minimum qualifying deposit is $5, and the maximum is $5000. The offer is limited to one per player and runs until February 27, 2022.

Bet $5 Win $200

The first deposit bonus is by no means the only enticing offer on the cards at DraftKings NY. New players can also bet $5 on any NFL, NBA, or College Football moneyline, and *collect $200 in free bets*, if their team wins.

The bonus funds are awarded as eight $25 bets on top of any winnings from the original bet. It’s a great offer but you will have to get in quick — the promo ends at 23:59 ET on Monday, January 10.

Free $100 bet

The good news is that DraftKings NY is currently running a refer-a-friend bonus reward scheme. Invite someone to sign up to the sportsbook and you — and the person you invite — can receive up to $100 worth of free bets.

The better news is that you can do this up to five times. If your friend deposits at least $25, you will both receive $25; $50 or more and you both get $50; Over $100, and you and your friend will both score a cool $100.

Friends must join by using your personal referral link and make a first-time deposit of at least $25. They must also be completely new players to DraftKings (not just new to the sportsbook). The offer runs until February 1.

College Football Double Your Money

On Monday, January 10, DraftKings NY is running a Double Your Money Offer on the UGA v BAMA National Championship game. Wager on the match and receive double your money back if either team scores a touchdown.

The promo is available for all New York bettors, and new users can combine the offer with the Bet $5 Win $200 deal listed above.

$5000 Risk-Free Bet

Here’s one for the High Rollers. Make a deposit of $1000 or more and opt-in to this promotion. Then, wager between $1000 and $5000 on a qualifying bet, and you will receive a free bet for the same amount if it loses. This offer is open until February 13.

More Great Promo Offers Around the Corner.

It is very early days in the life of New York sports betting and the above promo deals are just the beginning of many deals to come. Keep your eyes peeled as there are sure to be more great offers from DraftKings NY in the coming days and weeks. DK

The $1000 Deposit Bonus offer runs until February 27, 2022.