Bet $5 & Win $130 on UFC 261 Main Event at DraftKings

April 22, 2021

Bet $5 Win $130 - If your Main Event Fighter Wins!

UFC is back with a stunning evening this Saturday as some of the most famous fighters in the world are set to gather in Jacksonville, Florida. UFC 261 will represent a special occasion as it will be the inaugural UFC event in front of a sold-out crowd. 

The UFC Welterweight Championship belt will be on the line as Kamaru Usman and Jorge Masvidal take on each other in a highly-anticipated rematch.

DraftKings Sportsbook made a step up in their partnership with the strongest MMA division in the world. The popular American sportsbook will thus up the ante by offering a special one-time promotion for new registrants.



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How it Works?

Eligible States: CO, IL, IA, MI, IN, TN, NJ, VA, WV
Start Date: April 19th, 2021
End Date: April 24th, 2021
Offer: Bet $5 & Win $130
Promo Code: No Promo Code
How to Claim: Create a New Account and Bet $5 on Usman v Masvidal

We have frequently seen DraftKings promoting "Bet $1 & Win $100" promos in the past. The sportsbook will raise the stakes this time around and offer a somewhat different price boost.

Anyone who creates a new account at DraftKings sportsbook from now until the start of the main event fight at UFC 261 (Saturday, April 24th, 2021) will be able to claim the “Bet $5 & Win $130” offer. By wagering only $5, you get a chance to win $130. That’s a massive price boost of +2600 or 26/1.

The main event is the UFC Welterweight Championship bout between Kamaru Usman and Jorge Masvidal. To claim the offer, you only need to place a straight moneyline wager on either of the two fighters to win the match. If you get your pick right, you will win $130.

You have the option to choose between the two fighters, but the value is clearly with Kamaru Usman who enters the bout as a heavy favorite. 

According to the regular odds, the Nigerian Nightmare is -400 to beat Jorge Masvidal for the second time. The two fighters previously run across each other almost one year ago at UFC 251 when Usman celebrated a victory on the unanimous decision.

How will you get paid?

In terms of payouts, DraftKings have two paths for this promotion. The main difference is the way in which the players will get paid. It will be free bets versus cash. This depends on players’ location, as follows:

  • The players located in Colorado, Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, and Michigan will receive $130 as free bets
  • The players located in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Tennessee, and West Virginia will receive $130 as cash

How to Avail the Offer?

To claim the promotion, just follow these steps:

1 Sign up at DraftKings from the link below

Register a new account at DraftKings Sportsbook.

2 Make a deposit

Deposit at least $5.

3 Pick the winner

Choose either Usman or Masvidal to win the bout on a moneyline bet.

4 Receive the Odds Boost

DraftKings will then give you the odds boost of +2600 (26/1)in the bet slip.

5 Maximum bet

The maximum bet you can place on this promotion is $5.

6 If you bet $5, you will win $130

This money will be paid in the form of free bets for the players located in CO, IN, IL, IA, and MI. The money will be paid as cash for the players located in NJ, PA, VA, TN, and WV

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Should I bet on Usman or Masvidal?

The betting value is with Kamaru Usman who enters the fight as a heavy favorite. The Nigerian Nightmare is -400 to beat the Gamebred.

Can I claim the offer if I already have an account at DraftKings Sportsbook?

No. This promotion is only open to new registrants at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Will I win $130 if the fighter I back loses the bout?

No. To win the money, you need to get your moneyline pick right.

Martin Efvergren
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