7 Apps That Pay You To Play Games 2021

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by Enoch Omololu

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Want to earn money playing games in your free time?

Believe it or not, but if you are a gamer, there are apps that pay you real money to play games. These apps are available on iPhone and Android devices, and you can get paid via PayPal.

Free online games won’t pay you a lot of money, however, if you already pass your leisure time playing games, this is just an extra reason to do so.

In addition, here are some ideas on how to make money online.

Best Game Apps That Pay Real Money

Read on to learn about 7 of the best game apps to earn money online.

1. Swagbucks

Swagbucks is the internet’s go-to site when you are looking for ways to make money using your smartphone. No wonder it is referred to as a Get-Paid-To (GPT) site.

Swagbucks is free to join and offers more than 10 ways to earn, including watching videos, playing games, answering surveys, searching the web, and more.

When you sign up here, you get a $5 welcome bonus instantly after completing your profile.

They have paid members more than $610 million and you can read my complete Swagbucks review for more details.

Click to join Swagbucks for free.

2. Mistplay

Mistplay is a game app that pays you to play.

The app is available on the Android operating system, and the iOS app is currently under development.

Mistplay allows users to:

  • Discover new games on their mixlist
  • Choose a game and start playing
  • Collect points and redeem them for awesome rewards
  • Chat with friends and find new ones through game chat
  • Invite friends to Mistplay
  • Compete with other players to rank in the game leaderboards

Every game on the platform is free to play and there are many options to choose from.

Download Mistplay (Android phones ony).

Mistplay app

3. InboxDollars

InboxDollars is a rewards site that offers members various ways to get paid. They have paid out more than $59 million in cash rewards so far.

To earn on this site, you can play games, take paid surveys, watch videos, read emails, and shop online.

InboxDollars connects you with game companies including those available via WorldWinner (e.g. Poker, Wheel of Fortune, Casino). Arcade games available include Solitaire, Sudoku, Word Chess, and Mahjong.

For every game tournament you participate in, you get cash back in your InboxDollars account.

When you sign up for InboxDollars, you get a $5 welcome bonus.

inbox dollars

4. Skillz

Skillz is a mobile games platform in the United States that offers players an opportunity to make money online by competing against other players.

As per its website, the company is based in San Francisco, has over 30 million players, and pays out $100 million in prizes every month.

Winnings are based on your ability and the top games on Skillz to earn cash are:

Getting paid: You can withdraw your cash earnings using PayPal. Note that these offers are currently only available in the U.S.

skillz mobile games

5. Lucktastic

Lucktastic offers a free and fun way to earn rewards. It works as a free online scratch card. You select scratch-off games and can win tokens or cash.

You can redeem your token for gift cards or use tokens to enter contests to win a prize.

Lucktastic is only available in the U.S.

Sign up for Lucktastic Android.

Lucktastic

6. iRazoo

iRazoo is a get-paid-to site. When you answer surveys, watch videos, play games, or complete offers, you earn iRazoo points you can redeem for cash via PayPal or gift cards.

Tasks are updated daily and you also get paid to refer friends.

Some games available include Solitaire, Bridge, Crossword, and Mahjongg Dimensions.

iRazoo app

7. Swagbucks Live

Formerly known as SwagIQ, Swagbucks Live is a trivia game show that offers ways to win significant cash prizes. It is available in Canada and the United States.

Each weekday, you get a series of trivia questions and multiple choice answers to choose from. You have 10 seconds to answer each question and if you answer every question correctly; you win the grand prize, e.g. $500.

When multiple players all answer questions correctly, the grand prize is split evenly among them.

Even if you don’t run, you earn points for every question you answer correctly and can redeem your points for cash or free gift cards.

Bonus – Bananatic

Bananatic offers rewards for playing games, watching videos, completing offers, and referring others.

If you are looking for an online platform to meet new friends and play online games, this site offers that and more.

When you complete a task, you collect “bananas” that you can redeem for games, PayPal cash, game codes, in-game currency, Amazon gift cards, and Visa Prepaid cards.

Make Money With Apps

There are several ways to earn extra cash using smartphone apps. Here are some articles covering the various apps you can use:

If you are looking for paid survey sites you can use in your free time, look at Swagbucks, Ipsos, LifePoints, Pinecone Research, and Vindale.

Here are some other game apps that pay you on my Dollar Financials site.

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Enoch Omololu

Enoch Omololu is a personal finance expert and a veterinarian. He has a master’s degree in Finance and Investment Management from the University of Aberdeen Business School (Scotland) and has completed several courses and certificates in finance, including the Canadian Securities Course. He also has an MSc. in Agricultural Economics from the University of Manitoba and a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from the University of Ibadan. Enoch has a passion for helping others win with their personal finances and has been writing about money matters for over a decade. His writing has been featured or quoted in The Globe and Mail, Winnipeg Free Press, Wealthsimple, Financial Post, Toronto Star, Credit Canada, MSN Money, National Post, CIBC, and many other personal finance publications.

His top investment tools include Wealthsimple and Questrade. He earns cash back on purchases using KOHO, monitors his credit score for free using Borrowell, and earns interest on savings through EQ Bank.

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