Legal sports betting is live in Ohio just in time for the end of the NFL regular season and the second half of the NBA season. Tonight offers several basketball games, as there is no Thursday Night Football this week. NBA on TNT with Ernie Johnson, Kenny Smith, Shaquille O’Neal and Charles Barkley starts at 7:30 p.m. ET.
Best Ohio sports betting promos this week
For new sports bettors in Ohio, online sportsbooks have welcome bonuses available for new customers. Read on for information on top Ohio new-user promotions ahead of NBA on TNT tonight.
DraftKings Ohio promo code
DraftKings’ new-user bonus is three-fold. The online sportsbook will match your first deposit at a rate of 20% for a bonus of up to $1,000. Along with that, DraftKings will provide a $50 bonus bet if you make a first deposit of at least $5. For example, if you make a first deposit of $50, DraftKings will match it with $10 along with a $50 bonus bet.
Also available is a chance to redeem another $200 in bonus bets when you place a first wager of at least $5. The promotion takes the form of eight bonus bets for $25 each and is available if you did not claim the DraftKings pre-launch promotion in Ohio. You can sign up here to redeem these promotions, no promo code necessary.
BetMGM Ohio promo code
Sign up using the BetMGM Ohio bonus code PLAY1000 to receive BetMGM’s first-bet insurance for new users. Once you sign up, deposit at least $10 into your account and place a wager of your choice. If that bet loses, BetMGM will refund you the full amount of your wager, up to $1,000, in site credit.
FanDuel Ohio promo code
New users in Ohio can sign up and bet $5 at FanDuel Sportsbook to receive $200 in bonus bets. You’ll receive that bonus whether your initial wager wins or loses.
Click here to claim this “bet $5, get $200” promotion. There is no code necessary to sign up.
Caesars Ohio promo code
Sign up for an account in Ohio using the Caesars Ohio promo code LSR1BET to claim the online sportsbook’s promotion. Then, place a bet of your choice. If that first bet loses, Caesars will issue a refund for the full amount of your wager as a single bonus bet, up to $1,500.
BetRivers Ohio promo code
Sign up using the BetRivers Ohio promo code LSRRIV to redeem a second-chance bet for up to $500. Once you do that, place a wager of your choice. If that bet loses, BetRivers will give you a second chance by refunding your initial bet in the form of site credits, up to $500.
PointsBet Ohio promo code
Sign up using the PointsBet Ohio promo code BETBONUS to qualify for two second-chance bets (minimum deposit of $10 required):
The first second-chance bet is for up to $1,500 on a PointsBetting wager. So if your first PointsBetting wager loses, PointsBet will give you a second chance at wagering by refunding the bet, up to $1,500. The other second-chance bet is for up to $500 on your first traditional fixed-odds wager if it loses.
NBA on TNT schedule for Thursday
Here are the two NBA games scheduled to be on TNT tonight:
- Boston Celtics at Dallas Mavericks, 7:30 p.m. ET
- Los Angeles Clippers at Denver Nuggets, 10 p.m. ET