The agreement proves the presence of BetMGM in Texas
Jersey City, New JerseyAnd May 9, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — BetMGM, the leading operator of sports betting and iGaming, announced today that the company is now the exclusive sports betting partner for the Houston Astros. This represents BetMGM’s first relationship in Texas.
“The Houston Astros are a tremendous addition to our suite of strategic partnerships with professional sports teams across the United States,” said BetMGM CEO. Adam Greenblatt. “The organization’s enthusiastic fan base will be key to BetMGM’s growth across the South as we look for new ways to engage fans with unique experiences that transcend the game.”
Under the agreement, BetMGM banners will be prominently displayed in Minute Maid Park. This includes a permanent exterior wall sign and rotating promotional messages behind the home plate. Astros fans will have the opportunity to participate in a variety of exclusive VIP experiences for BetMGM customers. This includes first pitch throw, on-court access to batting practice, and a VIP haven for outdoor matches, among others. BetMGM and Astros will also collaborate to offer special betting promotions to BetMGM customers in Louisiana.
Giles Kibe“We look forward to our partnership with BetMGM. As we continue to strive to find new ways to add to the fan experience, this partnership will provide another way for the Astros to engage with our fans,” said Astros Senior Vice President and General Counsel.
As BetMGM continues to expand into new markets, responsible gaming education remains a major 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 GameSense integration with BetMGM mobile and desktop platforms, customers can directly access responsible gaming tools.
With its retail and mobile offerings, BetMGM currently operates in 23 markets. The BetMGM Sportsbook and BetMGM Casino apps can be accessed on both iOS and Android, as well as via desktop at http://www.betmgm.com/. For more information on BetMGM, follow Tweet embed on Twitter.
BetMGM is a leading sports betting and gaming entertainment company, and a pioneer in the online gaming industry. Originating from a partnership between MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) and Entain Plc (LSE: ENT), BetMGM has exclusive access to all of MGM’s US land and online sports betting, major tournament poker, and online gaming companies. Using the latest technology licensed from Entain in the US, BetMGM offers online sports betting and gaming through market-leading brands including BetMGM, Borgata Casino, Party Casino and Party Poker. Founded in 2018, BetMGM is headquartered in New Jersey. For more information, visit http://www.betmgminc.com/.
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