BetMGM Launches Mobile Sports Betting in Massachusetts
13 March 2023
BetMGM, a leading sports betting and iGaming operator, launched its mobile app in Massachusetts today, giving customers access to a variety of online betting options and benefits tied to MGM Resorts' premier destinations nationwide, including MGM Springfield.
"The debut of sports betting in Massachusetts has delivered an incredible amount of excitement and activity to our retail Sportsbook at MGM Springfield," said BetMGM CEO Adam Greenblatt. "We're proud to expand our best-in-class wagering experience statewide during one of sports' biggest months of action."
The BetMGM app offers a user-friendly sports betting platform experience, giving Massachusetts sports fans the ability to customize pre-game, live in-play, futures and parlay wagers. Integration with MGM Rewards allows Massachusetts's BetMGM users to redeem their gameplay for world-class experiences at MGM Resorts properties nationwide including MGM Grand, Bellagio and ARIA in Las Vegas, Borgata in New Jersey, MGM National Harbor in Maryland, and Beau Rivage in Mississippi.
The mobile app complements MGM Springfield's BetMGM Sportsbook & Lounge that opened in January 2023. The space features a 45-foot LED viewing wall and four betting windows, making it easy for guests to access a variety of sports wagering options. The resort is home to 18 sports betting kiosks conveniently located throughout the gaming area.
Chris Kelley, President of MGM Springfield, said, "Today's news is an unprecedented opportunity for us to extend the MGM Resorts experience beyond our walls to connect with customers statewide while also improving the convenience and technology for our guests at the resort. From Boston to Amherst, fans can now be a part of the excitement with just a touch of the button that only BetMGM and MGM Springfield can deliver."
Earlier this week, BetMGM was named an Official Sports Betting Partner of the Boston Red Sox. As part of the partnership, the BetMGM logo will be featured on the Green Monster, Fenway Park's iconic left field wall, for the 2023 season.
As BetMGM continues to expand to new jurisdictions, responsible gambling education remains a key focus. BetMGM is proud to provide resources to help customers play responsibly including GameSense, an industry leading program, developed and licensed to MGM Resorts by the British Columbia Lottery Corporation. Through the integration within BetMGM's mobile and desktop platforms, customers can receive the same GameSense experience they have grown to count on at MGM Resorts properties nationwide. This complements BetMGM's already existing responsible gambling tools which serve to provide customers with an entertaining and safe digital experience.
Also, BetMGM and MGM Resorts are both partners with the American Gaming Association's (AGA) Have A Game Plan. ® Bet Responsibly.™ public service campaign to educate new and seasoned bettors on responsible, legal sports wagering. This announcement comes as BetMGM and MGM Resorts join the National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG) in promoting Problem Gambling Awareness Month throughout March.
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