Governor Doug Ducey, Michael Bidwill, Adam Greenblatt and Bill Hornbuckle Debut BetMGM Sportsbook at State Farm Stadium

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BetMGM @BETMGM Sep 09, 2022, 11:17 AM

(L-R) Governor Doug Ducey, BetMGM CEO Adam Greenblatt, MGM Resorts International CEO & President Bill Hornbuckle and Arizona Cardinals Owner Michael Bidwill cut the ribbon for the BetMGM Sportsbook at State Farm Stadium on September 8, 2022

PHOENIX (September 8, 2022)BetMGM and the Arizona Cardinals debuted the first sportsbook at an NFL stadium earlier today with a ribbon-cutting event. Arizona Cardinals Owner Michael Bidwill, BetMGM CEO Adam Greenblatt, MGM Resorts International CEO & President Bill Hornbuckle and Arizona Governor Doug Ducey marked the occasion by showcasing the first look at the new BetMGM Sportsbook at State Farm Stadium.

“Right from the start, the Arizona Cardinals shared BetMGM’s passion for the pursuit of improving fan experience to breaking down barriers and together this is what we’ve done. I cannot express how historic a day this is here in Glendale, Arizona. The opening of the first sportsbook on an NFL property is truly a milestone event.”

Adam Greenblatt - BetMGM, CEO

Adam Greenblatt at MGM Event
BetMGM CEO Adam Greenblatt addresses the audience at the official ribbon-cutting ceremony
“We wanted to make sure that we aligned with world-class partners and we did when we teamed up with BetMGM. Everything quickly came together and we decided we wanted to do something that had never been done before which is to put a sportsbook in the place where the best tailgating is happening in the United States and that’s The Great Lawn right outside the front door.”

Michael Bidwill - Owner of the Arizona Cardinals

Michael Bidwill at MGM Event
Arizona Cardinals Owner Michael Bidwill speaks at the official ribbon cutting ceremony for the BetMGM Sportsbook at State Farm Stadium marking the first sportsbook at and NFL stadium
“For us at MGM Resorts, it’s about a unique opportunity. The idea for us is the connectivity between sports betting, engagement and getting people to enjoy themselves.”

Bill Hornbuckle - MGM Resorts CEO

“I look forward to a great season from the Cardinals. This new offering is an exciting way to get more fans engaged and it’s going to continue to rise to new heights. I believe that the BetMGM Sportsbook will perfectly fit in with the Red Sea, and with that, let’s cut this ribbon.”

Doug Ducey - Arizona Governor

The event, emceed by Arizona Cardinals broadcaster Paul Calvisi, finished with the official ribbon cutting and the crowd proceeded to explore through the 17,000-square-foot, two-story entertainment venue. Additional details on the BetMGM Sportsbook at State Farm Stadium can be obtained from this morning’s official announcement.

The BetMGM Sportsbook at State Farm Stadium will open to the public Sunday, Sept. 11 at 9 a.m. before the Cardinals open the 2022 regular season against the Kansas City Chiefs.

For more information on events and activities at the BetMGM Sportsbook at State Farm Stadium, follow @BetMGMGrill on Instagram and @BetMGM on Twitter.

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