The opening ceremony of the Olympic Games takes place on Friday the 23rd of July and leading US sportsbook DraftKings is ready. They are putting their faith in Team USA and giving away free bets to new customers. All they require is a minimum bet of $1 and then for the US to win a medal in any event and the user receives $100 in free bets. Considering the United States topped the medal table at the 2016 games with a total of 121 medals, this is a giveaway by DraftKings.

They are also rewarding new casino players. They are upping the new user rewards to $50 free credits + $1,500 deposit bonus in the legal states of New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Michigan and West Virginia. Finally, they are running a free-to-play Olympic pools for all users. Here’s a rundown of the details from DraftKings.


New users who signup on DraftKings Sportsbook can bet $1 to win $100 in free bets if the U.S. medals in any event.

Bet $1, win $100 if the U.S. wins any medal

  • Offer valid between 07/19/2021 8:00:00 a.m. Eastern Time (ET) and 08/08/2021 11:59:59 p.m. Eastern Time (ET)
  • First time DraftKings depositors only
  • Make a deposit of $5+ into your Sportsbook account
  • Following deposit, place a bet of at least $1 on any Olympic event
  • Bet must be place prior to the start of the event
  • If the United States of America (U.S.A.) wins a medal in any event you win $100 in free bets once your original bet settles
  • Bonus paid in Four (4) $25 Free Bets
  • Free bets valid for 7 days
  • Failure to use within 7 days will void the award
  • Free bet amount is not included in any returns or winnings
  • Free bet not redeemable for cash, non-transferable and non-refundable
  • One qualifying bet per user
  • Excludes live bets, parlays, free bets, cash out bets and voided bets
  • Must be in CO, MI, IL, IN, PA, NJ, TN, WV, IA


Universal Offer

With the start of the Olympics, DraftKings Casino will also be updating our universal casino offer to $50 free credits + $1,500 deposit bonus. The offer mechanics are the same as the previous $30 free credits + $1,500 deposit bonus. The free credits will be available in all casino states and the offer will expire on 9/8/21 at 11:59pm EST.

Free-to-Play Olympic Pools

All users can participate in our free-to-play Olympic pools for over $100k in total prizes.