BetMGM’s $50,000 “King of the Weekend” Contest and More Football Promotions Kick Off New Season

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Football is back and BetMGM is kicking off its biggest season yet with free-to-play games, unique contests and more to add to the game day electricity. Highlights include:

  • King of the Weekend (NFL): BetMGM is debuting a weekly free-to play game where all players compete for $50,000 by guessing the weekend's top six scoring NFL teams in the correct order. Even if no one guesses all six correctly, $1,000 will be awarded each week to the customer who makes the most correct predictions. 

  • 8-Bit Barry (NFL): Celebrating the nostalgia of retro football video games, BetMGM Celebrity Ambassador Barry Sanders is ruling the virtual gridiron once again in this free-to-play game. Every week, the BetMGM player picks an option for Barry Sanders to spin, juke or stiff arm. If the player chooses correctly leaving the defender in the dust, they will be gifted free bets, bonuses and even experiential prizes. (Pictured Below)  

  • Free $20 Bet Week 1 (NFL): All BetMGM users start out a winner with $20 added into every account to make a wager on the Week 1 action. 

  • One Game Parlay Bet & Get (College Football): Showcasing the unique ways fans can get in on the action, BetMGM is featuring its one-game parlay functionality that allows players to build unique bets focused on outcomes within one game. For Weeks 1-3, players who place $25 on a one-game parlay will get $10 back to place on any live bet for college football. 

  • BetMGM REDZONE Challenge (NFL): Players become winners, and winners become champions with BetMGM’s REDZONE Challenge giving users missions to accomplish each week. Whether it is placing a one-game parlay or hitting a specific prop, BetMGM will pose different challenges for players to tackle each week that will earn them increasing rewards as they progress through the REDZONE. 

Below is an overview of BetMGM’s promotions and campaigns or the 2021-2022 football season: 



  • Completely Free $20 to use on Any Week 1 Bet 

  • Player specific Bet $10, Win $200 offers* 

  • Team Specific Bet $1, Get $100 offers* 

  • One Game Parlay Offers – Bet & Get and Insurance 

  • 8-Bit Barry Free-to-Play Game 

  • BetMGM REDZONE Challenge 

  • Halftime Early Payout Promotion for Thursday Night Football 

  • Risk-Free First Touchdown Scorer Promotion 

  • Unique localized offers with team partners 


College Football 

  • Risk-Free $1,000* 

  • Team-Specific Bet $1, Win $100* 

  • Team-Specific Bet $10, Win $200* 

  • One Game Parlay Bet & Get 

  • Risk Free Token Up to $25 Promotion 

  • Parlay College Football Boost Token 

  • Bet $25, Get $5 on any conference game 


Promotion available to new users only  


Jamie Foxx is Back 

BetMGM announced its first national buy in partnership with the NFL as one of its Approved Sportsbook Operators. This distinction offers BetMGM the rights to advertise in live NFL game broadcasts--and within the last ten minutes or pre-game programming on television, radio, and digital. Partnering with creative agency, 72andSunny New York, the new commercial spot entitled, “Win Like a King” will bring Jamie Foxx’s signature electricity to every television watching NFL football.

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