How PENN gift cards work

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Accepted at most PENN destinations

  • PENN Play Gift Cards are redeemable at participating PENN Entertainment locations and outlets. Gift cards are not valid in MS, IN, and TN and are also not valid for sports betting in MA, IA, and IL.
  • Gift cards are generally accepted at hotels, restaurants, bars, spas, and retail locations owned and operated by PENN Entertainment. Gift cards are not redeemable at certain third-party outlets located at PENN casino properties that are not owned by PENN Entertainment. Therefore, it is important that you ask the outlet if the PENN Gift Card is accepted prior to making any purchase.
  • Where permitted by state regulators, PENN Play Gift Cards can also be used to fund your ESPN BET account on A valid account is required for redemption. Users must be 21 or older to open an account and place a wager.
  • Use your Gift Card for purchases until the balance is depleted.

View destinations where accepted
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No expiration date

Don’t worry, there’s no rush to use your balance. Your gift card funds will never expire — and you’ll never be charged a fee for inactivity. Spend your balance how, where and when you want. A convenience charge may be added at checkout.

Gift Cards are not redeemable for cash and cannot be reloaded. 

Frequently asked questions

No. Gift Card bonuses are not currently offered. Other bonuses may apply; please visit for details.  

No. There are no fees.

No. Gift Card deposits should not impact your Penn Play balances. However, playing with gift card funds or using the gift cards to purchase goods or services will earn Tier points and PENN Cash the same as if cash was used.  

Gift Card transactions can be declined due to various reasons, including: 

  • You submitted an incomplete or incorrect card number
  • You have exceeded the maximum number of stored payment methods on your account.
  • On the Deposit screen, choose “Debit/Credit Card” as your selected form of payment.
  • There are indications of fraud associated with the gift card redemption

No. Gift Card balances do not expire.

To check your Gift Card balance visit the check balance page

  • Log in to your ESPN BET
  • Scratch off the label from the back of your Gift Card, and you will see the redemption information
  • On the Deposit screen, choose “Debit/Credit Card” as your selected form of payment.
  • Enter the redemption information in the payment flow as you would for a standard Credit Card or Debit Card
  • If successful, the funds are deposited into your account, and the amount will be debited from your Gift Card.

The deposit will occur instantly.

Please visit to set up your sports betting account. Users must be 21 or older to create an account and wager on ESPN BET. Currently, eligible ESPN BET customers can participate in mobile sports betting if physically located in. Gift cards are not valid for sports betting in MA, IA, and IL. You do not need to be a resident of one of these states to place a bet, but you must be located in the state at the time you bet. Please play responsibly. 

Gift Cards are available from $25 -$250.

If you believe your gift card is lost or stolen, please notify Customer Care IMMEDIATELY. You will be asked to provide us with the card number and other identifying information. We cannot provide a replacement unless you provide your card number and all other requested identifying information. 


Must be 21+. Please play responsibly. Gambling Problem? Counseling Resources Available. Call 1-800-GAMBLER (CO/IL/KS/KY/MI/NJ/OH/PA/VA); 1-800-NEXT-STEP (AZ); 1-800-BETS-OFF (IA); 1-800-9-WITH-IT (IN); 1-800-522-4700 (LA); Hope is here. Call 1-800-327-5050 or visit for 24/7 support (MA); 1-800-GAMBLER OR visit (MD); Call or text TN REDLINE 1-800-889-9789 (TN); 1-800-GAMBLER or visit (WV);

ESPN BET is offered in partnership with Hollywood Casino Aurora (IL); in partnership with Hollywood Casino at Kansas Speedway (KS); in partnership with L’Auberge Lake Charles (LA); in partnership with Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races (WV).