JERSEY CITY, N.J. ,
Jan. 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- BetMGM,
a leading sports betting and iGaming operator, today launched its
online sports betting platform in Louisiana, giving customers access to a wide
variety of betting options as well as experiences at MGM Resorts'
Beau Rivage Resort & Casino in Mississippi.
"We're thrilled that the BetMGM Sportsbook is one of the first
mobile sports betting apps to launch in Louisiana, just in time for this weekend's NFL
playoffs," said BetMGM CEO Adam
Greenblatt. "We know that many Louisianians visit our retail
sportsbooks in Mississippi, and
we're pleased to provide another betting option that rewards
customers with one-of-a-kind experiences not available on any
The BetMGM app offers a user-friendly sports betting experience,
making it easy to customize pre-game, in-play, futures, and parlay
wagers. BetMGM's integration with MGM Rewards, MGM Resorts'
reimagined loyalty rewards program launching Feb. 1, 2022, gives Louisiana customers the opportunity to redeem
gameplay for world-class accommodations at MGM Resorts properties
nationwide. Resorts include Beau Rivage and Gold Strike in
Mississippi, Bellagio and MGM
Grand in Las Vegas, Borgata in
New Jersey, and MGM National
Harbor in Maryland.
Chris Gumiela, VP of BetMGM
Marketing for MGM Resorts International, said, "Today's
announcement is exciting as many guests who visit Beau Rivage call
Louisiana home. The BetMGM
Louisiana app complements our BetMGM Book Bar & Grill, offering
customers a great way to interact with our brand."
Today's news follows on the heels of the BetMGM Horse Racing app
that debuted in Louisiana in
December 2021, providing customers
the ability to watch and wager on premier Thoroughbred, Harness and
Quarter Horse races at more than 200 tracks around the world.
As BetMGM continues to expand its sports betting platforms to
new states, responsible gaming education remains a key focus.
BetMGM is proud to provide resources to help players enjoy its
The BetMGM app is available for download in Louisiana on both iOS and Android, and is
accessible via desktop at www.betmgm.com. For more
information, follow @BetMGM on Twitter.
BetMGM is a market-leading sports
betting and gaming entertainment company, pioneering the online
gaming industry. Born out of a partnership between MGM Resorts
International (NYSE: MGM) and Entain Plc (LSE: ENT), BetMGM has
exclusive access to all of MGM's U.S. land-based and online sports
betting, major tournament poker, and online gaming businesses.
Utilizing Entain's US-licensed, state of the art technology, BetMGM
offers sports betting and online gaming via 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
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