Week five of the NFL season is upon us, and on Sunday, October 8, at Ford Field, the Detroit Lions will face off against the Carolina Panthers in what is bound to be a crucial, nail-biting game for both sides! DraftKings is offering all new players who sign up for the first time the chance to claim up to $1,250 in bonuses when they bet on the Panthers vs Lions game. This is among the best and most generous welcome offers we have seen in the industry. Betting and NFL fans alike will be over the moon to hear of such a generous offer. Make sure to read on to learn more!

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How to claim the DraftKings Promo Code

  • Click here to be taken to the DraftKings sign-up page.
  • First, get a 20% first deposit bonus up to $1,000 when you make your first deposit.
  • Also, receive a $50 bonus bet when you make your first deposit.
  • Receive $200 in bonus bets when you make your first bet worth at least $5, totaling a maximum of $1,250 in bonuses.

Also, note that users in Massachusetts do not get the 20% first deposit bonus. Their promo is bet $5, get $200 in bonus bets. 

Panthers vs Lions Preview

Ford Field, in Detroit, will host week five of the NFL season between the Detroit Lions and the Carolina Panthers on Sunday, October 8. The Panthers come into this game from a four-game losing streak, having not won all season. With losses against the Falcons, Saints, Seahawks, and Vikings so far this season, the Panthers will certainly be desperate to end their torrid run of form!

The Lions, in contrast, have won three of their four games this season and look the much more comfortable of the two sides. With wins coming against the Chiefs, Lions, and Packers so far this season, they will surely be confident going into a game against an opponent yet to win. Who will come out on top in this clash? 

Panthers vs Lions Odds


  • Panthers +9 (-110) 
  • Lions -9 (-110)


  • Panthers (+330)
  • Lions (-425)

Total Points

  • Over 45 (-110)
  • Under  45 (-110)

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DraftKings Promo Code Terms and Conditions

A customer’s first deposit (min. $5) qualifies the user to receive up to $1,000 in bonus funds in the form of site credits that can only be used on DraftKings. Bonus amount is equal to 20% of that deposit amount, not to exceed $1,000 (the customer must deposit $5,000 to be eligible to receive the maximum possible bonus amount of $1,000). Bonus funds will be awarded to the user according to the following play-through requirement: for every $25 played on DraftKings in DFS/Sportsbook/Casino, the user will receive $1 in bonus funds released into their customer account (e.g., a $5,000 deposit requires a customer to play through a cumulative total of $25,000 in daily fantasy contests, sportsbook (-300 odds or longer), casino products, or any combination thereof to receive the maximum possible bonus amount of $1,000). The play-through requirement must be met 90 days from the date of first deposit to receive maximum bonus. After such date, you are ineligible to earn any additional bonus funds as part of this promotion. Customers who previously made a deposit on DraftKings are ineligible for this promotion. Limit one (1) deposit bonus per user.