MGM, Red Sox Ink Preseason Sports Betting Deal
Online sports betting launches March 10th in Massachusetts, and one of the state’s leading gaming companies has signed a new marketing deal ahead of the launch.
BetMGM announced that it is now an “Official Sportsbook Partner” of the Boston Red Sox. This deal marks the sportsbook’s first relationship with a Massachusetts sports team and the first sportsbook partnership for the Red Sox.
“The Red Sox are one of baseball’s most beloved organizations and we are thrilled to introduce BetMGM to their passionate fans,” said Matt Prevost, Chief Revenue Officer, BetMGM. “We look forward to working together to enhance the Boston Gameday experience.”
BetMGM signs will feature at Fenway Park as part of the partnership, including on the iconic Green Monster, the stadium’s left field wall.
BetMGM will also have a suite at the stadium V.I.P Fan experiences including access to batting practice with premium seats, alumni performances and ceremonial first pitches. Co-branded gaming content will be integrated into the Red Sox and BetMGM digital and social media platforms.
“The Boston Red Sox are proud to partner with BetMGM as we prepare to enter a new era of professional sports betting in Massachusetts,” said Troup Parkinson, executive vice president, partnerships, Boston Red Sox. “Given our strong relationship with MGM Resorts, BetMGM was the clear choice to become the club’s premier sportsbook partner and we look forward to offering safe and responsible sports betting to our fans.”
The Red Sox and MGM Resorts, owners of a casino in Springfield, Massachusetts, were already casino partners. Fenway Sports Group also chose the company as The’s naming rights partner MGM Music Hall at Fenway, which opened in September 2022.
Chris Kelley, President & COOnortheast group, MGM Resorts said in a statement, “As the host of the annual Red Sox Winter Weekend MGM Springfield has become a destination for New England baseball fans. With sports betting now legal in Massachusetts, through GameSense we remain committed to providing an enjoyable and responsible experience for our guests, customers and customers MGM Rewards members.”
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