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What is the DraftKings Vermont promo?

The DraftKings Sportsbook Vermont promo is a second chance bet offer for new customers within Vermont. If your first bet after making an initial deposit of $5 or more loses, DraftKings will credit your account with a Bonus Bet up to $1,500. Example: Register for an account through DraftKings, and make a minimum deposit of $5. Then, opt-in for the promotion and place your first wager on any sportsbook market. Should this initial bet lose, DraftKings will award you a Bonus Bet equal to the amount of your first wager, capping at $1,500.

DraftKings VT bonus

Sign-up bonus: Second Chance Bet Up To $1500
Promo code: N/A
Minimum deposit: $5
Last updated: May 2024

Sportsbook overview

Sportsbook: DraftKings
Legal in Vermont: Yes
Partner in Vermont: N/A
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June 2023 will go down as one of the most important months in the history of sports betting in Vermont, as Governor Phill Scott signed Bill H127 into law, making sports betting legal in the Green Mountain State.

A couple of months later, sportsbooks lined up at the state’s door, and DraftKings Sportsbook Vermont joined Fanatics and FanDuel as the first three sportsbooks to launch in VT on January 11, 2024. Let’s dive into the specifics.

DraftKings VT promo explained

The DraftKings Sportsbook VT promo offers new customers a fantastic welcome with the No Sweat Bet. Simply make a first deposit of $5 or more and if your first bet of $1+ loses, you'll receive a Bonus Bet up to $1,500

This promotion stands out due to its generous maximum bonus bet amount, ensuring newcomers have a substantial safety net for their initial wager. Additionally, this bonus bet applies to all sportsbook markets, giving bettors a wide range of options to choose from. It's important to use the Bonus Bet within seven days, enhancing the promo's appeal by encouraging active participation. 

Eligibility is straightforward, aimed at new customers in Vermont over 21, making it accessible to a broad audience. This promo's combination of a low entry barrier and a high reward potential makes it an attractive offer for those looking to get started with sports betting.

Steps for signing up to DraftKings in Vermont and claiming their promo

Now that DraftKings in Vermont has officially gone live, you’ll want to be quick to the draw to sign up for an account to claim the generous welcome promo. Here’s how you can get started today.

  1. Activate the DraftKings Vermont promo by clicking the 'GET BONUS' button on this page.
  2. If you are a new user, create a new DraftKings Sportsbook account. Ensure you meet all eligibility requirements, such as being 21+ and located in Vermont.
  3. Opt-in to the promotion by making your first deposit of $5 or more into your DraftKings Sportsbook account during the promotional period.
  4. Place your first bet of $1 or more on any eligible sportsbook market. This will be your qualifying wager.
  5. If your qualifying bet loses, you will receive a Bonus Bet equal to the amount of your first wager, up to a maximum of $1,500, within 24 hours of bet settlement.
  6. Use your Bonus Bet within seven (7) days on any eligible sportsbook markets, remembering that the Bonus Bet amount is not included in any returns or winnings.

When will the DraftKings promo be credited to my account?

The DraftKings promo will be credited to your account within 24 hours of bet settlement. In the event of technical difficulties, it can take up to 72 business hours. 

If you do not see your bonus within this period, contact [email protected] for assistance.

Important terms and conditions for the DraftKings bonus

Whenever you accept a bonus from DraftKings (or any other sportsbook), you should always be aware of the terms and conditions. Here are a few of the important conditions to know for the current DraftKings Vermont promo:

  • Must make a minimum deposit of $5+ into your Sportsbook account to participate.
  • Only available to first-time DraftKings customers who have never made a deposit into their DraftKings Sportsbook accounts.
  • Place a qualifying bet of $1 or more during the promotional period. If your bet loses, you will receive a Bonus Bet equal to the amount of your initial wager, up to $1,500.
  • Bonus Bets are non-cashable, non-transferable, non-refundable, and must be wagered within seven (7) days from the time they are credited to your account.
  • Must be physically located in Vermont and 21+ years of age or older to participate.

What to do if the DraftKings Vermont bonus is not working

If your DraftKings Vermont bonus is not working, first check the terms and conditions to ensure that all the criteria have been met. Next, check the DraftKings Vermont FAQ section to see if it’s something that other users are struggling with. Lastly, reach out to the friendly DraftKings customer support team via chat or email, which is available 24/7.

Where to find the newest DraftKings Vermont promotions

DraftKings Sportsbook Vermont has a promotional offers section directly on the main tab of their desktop site. If using the DraftKings Vermont mobile app, navigate to the lower right corner to Rewards, and then Promos. You can also find them on VTBetting.com, as we will continue to update this page as new bonus offers become available.

Is DraftKings Sportsbook live in Vermont?

Yes, DraftKings Sportsbook is live in Vermont. The bookmaker first accepted wagers on January 11, 2024, when Vermont became the 18th state to officially introduce online sports betting.

Clearing the House in March of 2023 before its enactment in June, Bill H127 set the stage for licensing to take place through the end of 2023. DraftKings was able to obtain a license and will operate under the jurisdiction of the Vermont Department of Liquor and Lottery.

As with all the states in the northeast, Vermont sports betting is a huge hit with regular gamblers as well as casual fans. With daily fantasy sports and horse racing long being legal, residents of the Green Mountain State already enjoyed a taste of gambling action before, and online Vermont sportsbooks like DraftKings are now a go-to outlet for sports betting now that the state has launched such operations.

Best sports you can bet on using DraftKings in VT

DraftKings Vermont Sports

The best sports in the world are available to bet on DraftKings Vermont, with 21 sports and hundreds of leagues live on the site and through the mobile app. Let’s take a closer look at a few of the most popular leagues for VT bettors.

  • National Football League (NFL): The king of sports betting in America, the NFL is usually the most wagered-on league in Vermont. The state was able to launch sports betting just before the start of the 2023-24 NFL playoffs which made the first few months of sports betting highly profitable.
  • National Hockey League (NHL): New Englanders love their hockey, and DraftKings Sportsbook Vermont is a hotbed of NHL betting.
  • National Basketball Association (NBA): The pride and joy of New England basketball, the Boston Celtics usually land some odds boosts at DraftKings Sportsbook Vermont.

Top bet types on DraftKings Sportsbook VT

If you are new to betting on sports, there are a few key bet types you will want to be aware of before placing a wager on DraftKings Sportsbook VT. Here are some of the most popular bet types you should know.

  • Moneyline: Whether you are betting on the NFL, MLB, basketball, or any other sport, the money line is simply betting on a team to win or lose, set at specific odds.
  • Over/under: Most popular for sports such as football or basketball, the over/under is betting whether the final score (combined) will be over or under a pre-set total.
  • Parlay: One of the most popular bets in sports betting, you are betting on two or more picks being correct. The more picks (legs) in your parlay, the higher the payout is.

The DraftKings mobile betting app in Vermont

DraftKings Vermont Apps

It’s believed more than 60% of all legal sports betting done in the United States is done via mobile apps due to their ease of use and ability to bet on the go.

DraftKings' mobile betting app is taking up an increasingly large chunk of that 60%, and for good reason. The slick interface and fast loading speeds make it a pleasure to have in your betting app arsenal, and the simple design and seemingly limitless betting options make the DraftKings mobile betting app in Vermont a fan favorite.

How to download the DraftKings app on iOS

The best way to wager with DraftKings is through the mobile app. Here's how you can get the app for your iOS device:

  1. Head to the iOS app store on your smartphone or tablet.
  2. Search for DraftKings Sportsbook. DraftKings does not have multiple apps for each state of operation so it should be easy to find.
  3. Hit “Get” and then “Download” and enter your password or Face ID.

How to download the DraftKings app on Android

Have an Android and not an iOS device? No problem, we’ve got you covered too. Here’s how to get the DraftKings Sportsbook Vermont app on your Android device.

  1. Head to the Google App Play store on your Android device.
  2. Type in DraftKings Sportsbook and locate the correct application.
  3. Download the app, entering your password as needed.

DraftKings Vermont payment options

One of the best parts about state-regulated sports betting compared to the often-sketchy offshore sports betting sites is the numerous payment options at your disposal. Let’s take a closer look at some of the most popular ways to get money on and off DraftKings Vermont.

Deposit

  • Venmo: Likely the most used method, the popular payment service Venmo is now available on DraftKings to get money on (and off) the site.
  • Debit/credit cards: Debit cards don’t incur fees to deposit money, but credit cards do.
  • Bank transfer: With sports betting fully legal, banks are getting involved in the action, and allowing direct transfers to your account.

Withdrawal

  • PayPal: A recent addition to DraftKings, PayPal is now offered to withdraw your winnings.
  • Check: For those who still prefer a physical check, DraftKings Vermont offers this option.
  • Play+ card: DraftKings offers a Play+ card where players can offload sportsbooks winnings then withdraw cash at an ATM.

Customer support of DraftKings Sportsbook VT

DraftKings Sportsbook VT has some of the best customer support available among sports betting operators. Support options include a 24/7 live chat, as well as a robust FAQ that offers answers to most basic questions. There is also an email inbox monitored 24/7 that is quick to respond to almost all issues.

College sports betting at DraftKings Vermont

With no professional sports in the state, college sports dominate the landscape. Unfortunately for Vermont bettors, the state government has taken the approach of other states nearby in that it will not allow betting on college games that involve in-state teams.

There is one exception to this, which is out-of-state tournaments, such as March Madness, where you can bet on the beloved University of Vermont Catamounts throughout the tourney.

FAQ

When did DraftKings Sportsbook launch in Vermont?

DraftKings launched its online sportsbook in Vermont on January 11, 2024.

Does DraftKings VT offer any sign-up bonus?

Yes, DraftKings VT offers a lucrative sign-up bonus of $200 in bonus bets following a $5 wager on any sports market.

Is there a mobile app available for DraftKings Vermont?

Yes, there is a mobile app available for DraftKings Vermont. The app is available in both the iOS App Store and the Google Play Store.

Where can I find the best bonuses on DraftKings in VT?

You can find the best bonus on DraftKings in VT right here in this review. We at VTBetting.com will continue to update this site as more bonuses become available and as DraftKings rotates its bonuses throughout the sports calendar.

What is the minimum deposit at DraftKings in Vermont?

The minimum deposit at DraftKings in Vermont is just $5 to get in on the action.

Does DraftKings in VT charge withdrawal fees?

DraftKings in VT does not charge withdrawal fees as a general rule. However, certain withdrawal methods may include fees on the back end, such as through PayPal or a wire transfer. Be aware of what those fees are before withdrawing from the site.

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