BetRivers Sportsbook Welcome Bonus

Install the BetRivers Sportsbook app and register a new account using promo code FREEBET to redeem a $250 welcome bonus from BetRivers Sportsbook!

Getting Started

You’ll first want to install the app for your phone.  The BetRivers Sportsbook app is available in the App Store for iOS and Google Play for Android.  To ensure you’re downloading the right app, find the app developed by Rush Street Interactive, the official developer of the BetRivers Sportsbook app.  While searching you might find that BetRivers has multiple apps.  This is because online betting is currently only available in specific states so BetRivers Sportsbook has multiple apps,  one for each state where BetRivers is licensed to operate:

  • Colorado
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Iowa
  • Michigan
  • Pennsylvania

It’s important to download the appropriate app for your area because each one complies with the specific and unique requirements and regulations for online gambling in each state.  Each app uses GPS geolocation to restrict the app to use within the boundaries its state.

Install the app for your state then launch the app and approve the location permissions to get started with registering your new account.


Signing Up

After starting the app for the first time you’ll want to sign up with a new account.  The first step is to confirm the state where you’ll placing your bets.  If your selected state doesn’t match the app you’ve installed then you’ll be directed to the website or app for your specific state.

If your gambling state matches your app, you’ll then select a screen name and provide your email address and password.  You also have the ability to enter an affiliate code.  An affiliate code is simply a promo code.  Enter FREEBET here to redeem your $250 welcome bonus.

Tap CONTINUE to proceed to the next steps.

Next you’ll provide your personal info for your account.  You’ll enter your gender identification,  address and date of birth. This info will be used, along with the last four digits of your Social Security Number, to validate your identity and age.  This will determine your eligibility to place bets at BetRivers Sportsbook.  

On the final Join Now screen you’ll select a security question and answer, enter your mobile phone number and the last four digits of your SSN.  Your identity will the be electroincally verified and you’ll be asked to agree to the BetRivers Sportsbook terms and conditions.  After successful validation of your ID and your acceptance of the sportbook T&C you’ll be taken to the sportsbook lobby.

Sign up to receive $250 with your first deposit

Enter FREEBET when you register your new account to receive a 100% deposit match bonus worthy up to $250


Lots of sports mean lots of promotions.  BetRivers offers a wide variety of bonuses and promotions to players.  These promotions can be linked to special events, new sportsbook features or holiday bonuses.  These promos can be deposit match bonuses, profit boosts, free bets and leaderboard challenges where you put your bets up against other players to try and claim the top prize.  In addition to special event promos, BetRivers Sportsbook also offers daily bonuses so make sure you sign in to take advantage of these player advantages.

FREEBET is a 100% deposit match bonus worth up to $250.  It is redeemable by new players upon new account registration.  Enter the promo code as shown during new account sign up and you’ll receive the bonus money when you place your first deposit.  The 100% deposit match means that $250 must be deposited in order to receive the full bonus value of $250.  If you deposit $50, you’llill receive $50.

  • $100 deposit will result in a $100 bonus
  • $150, deposit will result in a $150 bonus
  • $250, deposit will result in a $250 bonus
  • $300 deposit will result in a $250 bonus

The FREEBET welcome bonus must be played through within 30 days and must be wagered 1x before any winnings can be cashed out.  Only one promotion can be active at one time and if any bonus money remains after completion of the wagering requirement it is cashable.

After getting registered here make sure you check out the other promos available by clicking here.

You can read more about the latest BetRivers promo codes at

Playing Bets

After signing in you’ll be taken to the casino lobby.  There you’ll find sports with current events displayed at the top.  NFL, NCAA football, NBA, NCAA basketball and NHL are the most popular  sports currently in-season, but soccer, tennis, boxing and auto racing are available to play.

The most popular bets during football season are:

  • Moneyline
  • Over/Under
  • Spreads
  • Parlays
  • Teasers
  • Quarters / halves
  • Futures
  • Prop bets

You can place bets on both future events and events currently in-play.

Placing bets at BetRivers is simple as tapping the event/game you want to bet on.  Even before you tap into the game you can see the points spread, moneyline and total points for over/under bets.  Simply enter the amount of money on the type of bet you want to make.  The app will calculate the amount needed to win and the payout with a win.  Tap on Place Bet to complete your bet and add it to your betslip.


BetRivers Sportsbook accepts Visa, MasterCard, Discover credit cards, PayPal, Citi bank accounts, Play+ cards.  You can also deposit cash into your BetRivers account at the casino cages of BetRivers-affiliated casinos:

  • Colorado: J.P. McGills Casino
  • Ilinois: Rivers Casino Des Plaines
  • Indiana: French Lick Casino
  • Iowa: Wild Rose Clinton, Wild Rose Jefferson
  • Michigan: Little River Casino Resort
  • Pennsylvania: Rivers Casino Pittsburgh, Rivers Casino Philadelphia

If you want to use your Apple Pay and Google Pay accounts to deposit money to your BetRivers account you can use the PayNearMe service.

Play+ cards are prepaid cards that can be used both online and at casinos, making them a versatile form of deposit and payout.  They can be reloaded online and in-person at casinos.  They are insured against fraud, making them a flexible and trustworthy payment method for your betting at BetRivers Sportsbook.  

To deposit to your account, select your preferred payment method, then select your desired deposit amount.  If you have a bonus code you’d like to use, enter it in the provided space.  Tap on Deposit to process your payment.  Once approved your funds will be available to you in your BetRivers account and your bonus code will be applied.  


Your winnings can be withdrawn from your BetRivers Sportsbook account to a registered Chase or Bank of America or Wells Fargo bank account, Play+ card, PayPal, e-check or even to cash if you are at one of BetRivers’ affiliated casinos.

Electronic payouts are typically processed by BetRivers Sportsbook within 24 hours of your withdrawal request.  If you have an account balance that is eligible to cash out most of your requests are be processed very shortly after you send in your cashout request.  Our preferred method of cashout is the Play+ card, which features instant transfers once your cashout request is processed.  From there you can use your Play+ card to play at your favorite casino or you can use your Play+ card to cash out at any Play+ machine or at your casino’s cage.  Online banking payouts take up to 5 business days to transfer after your request is processed and e-checks take up to 14 business days to process after your withdrawal request is approved.

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 by BrandonD85
Thanks for the Play+ info

I don't live in any of these states so I can't gamble here regularly but I do have a Play+ card and I do travel for work. Nice to know that I can place some bets in waiting at the airport and cash out locally. Thanks for the tip.