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Jeff has been reviewing sportsbooks and covering North American sports betting full-time since 2021. The former NHL prospects writer has crafted over 100 reviews and guides for the Covers community and has been sweating his own picks for over a decade.

Team: Braves, Red Wings
Sport to bet on: NFL, MLB
Sports movie: Moneyball, The Russian Five
Sports snack: Spicy wings, pizza
Covers feature: Player props
Futures have been good to me. Michael Harris II (+5000) to win NL ROY was a nice win!
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Best Super Bowl 57 Bonuses & Promo Codes

Feb 3, 2023 • 7:10 AM ET

With the Big Game less than 10 days away, we've compiled a list of the best Super Bowl 57 bonuses and promos available at legal online betting sites.

BetMGM Promo Code: Win $200 in Free Bets if Any Team Scores a Touchdown During Monday Night Football

Sep 19, 2022 • 2:00 PM ET

Betting on NFL football tonight? Use BetMGM’s latest sportsbook offer and secure $200 in free bets if a single touchdown is scored.

Kansas Sportsbook Promo Codes: Claim Up to $4,150 in Welcome Bonuses Now

Sep 2, 2022 • 1:18 PM ET

With six online sportsbooks now live in Kansas, sports bettors can claim welcome bonuses worth up to $1,250 from each new Sunflower State betting site.

BetMGM March Madness Promo: If Any Team Hits a 3-Pointer, You Win $200 in Free Bets

Apr 4, 2022 • 8:18 AM ET

The BetMGM March Madness promo checks in from beyond the arc with free bets for new users in legal states.

Best March Madness Betting Promos & Bonuses

Apr 4, 2022 • 8:15 AM ET

Find out where to back your brackets with your bankroll as we rank the best March Madness betting promos of 2022.

FanDuel Sportsbook Illinois Offers a $1,000 Risk-Free Bet to New Sports Bettors

Mar 9, 2022 • 10:43 AM ET

New Prairie State bettors can now register and claim the FanDuel bonus from anywhere in Illinois.

PointsBet Welcomes Illinois Sports Bettors With Up to $2,000 in Risk-Free Bets

Mar 9, 2022 • 10:41 AM ET

Illinois sports bettors can now register and claim sportsbook bonuses from anywhere within state borders.

DraftKings Illinois Now Offering a 20% Deposit Bonus Up to $1,000

Mar 9, 2022 • 10:40 AM ET

How does the DraftKings sign-up promo stack up against other introductory offers in Illinois?

BetRivers Illinois to Match New Customer Deposits Up to $250

Mar 9, 2022 • 10:39 AM ET

New BetRivers Illinois bettors can double their account balances before placing a bet — and without leaving home.

BetMGM Greets New Illinois Sports Bettors With a $1,000 Risk-Free Bet

Mar 9, 2022 • 10:37 AM ET

BetMGM’s timely launch coincides with Illinois’ highly-anticipated return to remote registration.

Caesars Sportsbook Illinois Kicks Off Remote Registration With a Promo Code For $1,100 in First Bet Insurance

Mar 9, 2022 • 10:32 AM ET

Caesars' new welcome offer goes live four days after Illinois reintroduces remote registration.

FOX Bet Super Bowl 56 Promo: Opt-in to Get a $5 Free Bet

Feb 13, 2022 • 9:06 AM ET

FOX Bet's Super Bowl promo is a free $5 bet for new and existing customers in CO, MI, NJ, and PA.

bet365 Super Bowl Bonus: Get a Free Bet & Double Your Money if 1 or More Points are Scored

Feb 13, 2022 • 8:57 AM ET

bet365 is giving Canadian and New Jersey bettors the chance to claim a free bet and price boost ahead of tonight's Super Bowl.

Top 10 Canada Sportsbooks: Compare 2023 Sports Betting Sites

Feb 1, 2023 • 8:45 AM ET

Covers' experts cut through the clutter to uncover actionable and trustworthy information about the best sports betting sites in Canada in 2023. We never recommend a sportsbook that we wouldn’t use ourselves. Our unbiased reviews — backed by the Covers BetSmart System™ — are designed to make smarter sports bettors.

Top Online Casinos For Real Money in the USA

Jan 18, 2023 • 8:38 AM ET

As more states take steps to legalize gambling, real money online casinos are becoming increasingly popular. Players can create an account, claim a welcome bonus, and get started at casino sites in minutes.  Here's everything you need to know before playing at the best online casinos for real money in the U.S.

The Best South Korean Online Sportsbooks for 2023

Jan 18, 2023 • 8:37 AM ET

More than two decades’ worth of sports betting excellence has positioned Covers as the preeminent digital authority for sports bettors in South Korea. Our experts cut through the clutter to uncover actionable and trustworthy information. We never recommend a bookmaker that we wouldn’t use ourselves. Our unbiased online bookmaker reviews...

FanDuel Casino Promo Code: Up to $2,000 Bonus in February 2023

Feb 3, 2023 • 1:26 PM ET

New FanDuel Casino users can now claim a “Play it Again” bonus worth up to $2,000 in casino site credit — no FanDuel Casino promo code necessary. The online casino will refund all losses from your first 24 hours of play, giving you a second chance to win big. $2,000 "Play it Again" bonus First 24 hours only No code requir...

Crypto Betting Sites: U.S. Sportsbooks Accepting Crypto in 2023

Feb 2, 2023 • 2:41 PM ET

As crypto continues to grow in popularity, the best betting sites for withdrawal and deposit options could soon begin to accept it as a valid payment method in the U.S. Barstool Sportsbook is the only legal crypto betting site in 2023, accepting Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Ethereum, Litecoin, and DASH deposits in Colorado and Virginia. Our guide to cryp...

Best Betting Sites for Withdrawal and Deposit Options in 2023

Feb 2, 2023 • 2:40 PM ET

Sports bettors have more options than ever when depositing and withdrawing cash from a sportsbook account in 2023. From e-wallets and credit cards to online banking and wire transfers, nearly every gambler can find a way to move funds to and from legal sports betting websites. This guide will identify the best betting sites for withdrawal and depos...

Best Maryland Sports Betting Apps - Up to $7,450 in Bonus Offers

Feb 2, 2023 • 2:35 PM ET

Maryland sports betting apps and online sportsbooks are now legal and regulated. But which apps should you download? Find out who makes the cut as we expertly rank the seven best apps for Maryland online sports betting.

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