Get your first bet risk-free up to $600 when you sign up for BetMGM*

Yahoo Sports Staff
·2-min read

Yahoo Sports may receive compensation from BetMGM in connection with the wagers you make on the BetMGM platforms.

BetMGM is offering a special promotion for new customers. New customers in CO, IN, IA, MI, NJ, PA, TN, VA, or WV who create a BetMGM account will get their first bet risk-free up to $600.*

Click the link, sign up for your new BetMGM account, and then make your first deposit. Now you’re ready to place your first bet. If the bet loses, you’ll receive the amount of your bet, up to $600, back in free bets.

There are some top basketball matchups Thursday night — even if some of the teams aren't at full strength.

The Brooklyn Nets, 3.5-point favorites at BetMGM, visit the Dallas Mavericks. The Nets are without James Harden, and the Mavs won't have Kristaps Porzingis, but the game's total is 234.5. Points are expected to be plentiful.

In a late game it's "The Battle of Los Angeles."

The Clippers are 8.5-points favorites against the Lakers, who will be without LeBron James. James has a nagging ankle injury and will miss his second straight game. Lakers superstar Anthony Davis has played seven games since returning from an Achilles injury, but the total is just 210.5.

Davis has yet to have one of his signature dominant games. Could tonight be the night? 

*New users only. Must be 21+. CO, IN, IA, MI, NJ, PA, TN, VA or WV only. Minimum deposit required. Visit for additional terms and conditions. If you or someone you know has a gambling problem and wants help, call 1-800-GAMBLER (NJ, PA & WV), 1-800-522-4700 (CO & VA), 1-800-9-WITH-IT (IN), 1-800-BETS OFF (IA), 1-800-270-7117 (MI), or 1-800-889-9789 (TN).