Maryland Governor Larry Hogan places state’s first legal sports wager at BetMGM Sportsbook
NATIONAL HARBOR. Md. – December 9, 2021 –MGM Resorts International and BetMGM announced today that legalized sports betting is now low live at MGM National Harbor in Maryland. The state’s first bet was placed by Gov. Larry Hogan at the BetMGM Sportsbook & Lounge. Hogan placed a futures wager on the Washington Football Team to face the Baltimore Ravens in the 2022 Big Game.
Larry Hogan - Governor of Maryland
The BetMGM Sportsbook & Lounge is one of several sports wagering locations debuting at MGM National Harbor and offers guests a state-of-the-art gameday experience featuring wraparound jumbotron video walls, multiple sports betting kiosks and mobile food and beverages operations.
Chris Gumiela - Vice President of BetMGM Marketing for MGM Resorts International
Adam Greenblatt - BetMGM CEO
BetMGM Sportsbook & Lounge Facts:
- Size: 8,000 square feet
- Visuals: 110-foot long wraparound screen, 360-degree halo screen
- Seating: Stadium-style, lounge, and VIP banquettes
- Capacity: 350
- Betting Windows: Seven (7)
- Betting Kiosks: 15
- Mobile food and beverage ordering
- DJ booth and radio broadcast facilities
The BetMGM Sportsbook & Lounge is one of three staffed sports betting locations at MGM National Harbor which includes TAP Sports Bar (four kiosks; four betting windows) and the casino’s second level (7 kiosks; five betting windows). Additionally, the main casino floor houses nine betting kiosks conveniently located near FELT Bar & Lounge, Blossom Cocktail Lounge and the High Limit table games.
BetMGM and MGM National Harbor are proud to provide resources to help customers play responsibly. GameSense is an industry-leading program, developed and licensed to MGM Resorts by the British Columbia Lottery Corporation (BCLC), focusing on positive, transparent and proactive conversations with players about how to gamble responsibly. The program comes alive through personal interactions between guests and trained staff based at each property’s M life Rewards desk. In addition to speaking to trained employees – known as GameSense Advisors – guests also utilize interactive GameSense touchscreens and educational materials and other resources found at the M life Rewards Desk. Players can also visit www.mgmresorts.com/gamesense.
The BetMGM mobile app is currently available for download in Virginia and Washington, D.C. on both iOS and Android, and accessible via desktop at www.betmgm.com. For more information, follow @BetMGM on Twitter.
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