BetMGM Sportsbook App Is Live In Ohio

Written By Brian Cross on November 3, 2022 - Last Updated on January 20, 2023
BetMGM Sportsbook Ohio

It’s official: BetMGM is now licensed in Ohio to launch its sports betting app, which will go live Jan. 1 when sports betting becomes legal in the state.

With the Ohio sports betting launch fast approaching, BetMGM this week opened its pre-registration, meaning new users can sign up now and take advantage of the sportsbook’s pre-launch promotional offer of $200 in bet credits.

BetMGM Ohio pre-launch promo offer details

With the launch of legal sports betting less than two months away for Ohio, now is the time to take advantage of BetMGM’s pre-launch deal to get $200 in bet credits on the app.

The pre-registration promo is offered for a limited time. Here’s how to get the deal:

  • Register and fully verify your BetMGM Sportsbook account before Jan. 1, 2023
  • Receive four $50 bet credits on the first day Ohio’s BetMGM Sportsbook officially goes live
  • No deposit required

The BetMGM Sportsbook Ohio app is free and available for iOS and Android devices.

BetMGM poised to be an Ohio mainstay

BetMGM holds a significant stake in the Ohio sports betting market. The company was one of the first to apply for a sports betting license in Ohio earlier this year and currently holds licenses to operate two retail sportsbooks: MGM Northfield Park and Great American Ball Park.

BetMGM is also listed as a retail partner on a license application for the Cedar Downs off-track betting parlor, which has not yet received approval.

BetMGM’s partnership with the Cincinnati Reds includes plans to open a retail sportsbook inside Great American Ball Park. The BetMGM Sportsbook will open inside the space currently housing the Machine Room restaurant on the northeast side of the stadium.

The sportsbook will not be accessible from ticketed areas of the stadium but will offer views of games in action. The space will be open year-round.

Reds CFO Doug Healy said in a press release:

“With sports gaming coming to Ohio, the Reds sought to bring the highest quality operator to our ballpark for those fans who choose to participate in sports gaming.”

BetMGM is a well-known national brand

BetMGM launched its first online sportsbook app in New Jersey in 2019 and now operates retail sportsbooks, horse racing and online sportsbooks in 23 states, Washington D.C., Puerto Rico and Ontario Canada.

Bettors can currently place sports bets using the BetMGM app in New York, New Jersey, West Virginia, Illinois, Iowa, Indiana, Colorado, Tennessee, Pennsylvania, Michigan, Virginia, Wyoming, Arizona, and Louisiana.

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Brian Cross contributes sports betting, casino and lottery coverage to PlayOhio and PlayPennsylvania. Brian studied Professional Writing and Journalism at the University of Cincinnati and has been a contributing writer at Cincinnati’s alt-weekly for over 10 years.

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