MGM and Yahoo launched Sportsbook in New Jersey

Peter N
November 17, 2019
MGM Yahoo Sportsbook

A new Sportsbook arrives in New Jersey. Verizon’s Yahoo Sports is now the official digital media sports partner of MGM Resorts. In other words, sports fans in New Jersey can place bets through MGM Yahoo Sportsbook. MGM Resorts International runs this platform.

MGM Yahoo Sportsbook New Jersey

The legal sports betting industry expands in New Jersey. With the MGM Yahoo Sportsbook launch, people living in New Jersey will be able to check BetMGM odds through the Yahoo sportsbook. Yahoo Sport’s partnership with BetMGM makes it as simple as ABC for the customers – to view the odds, decide on a bet, and complete the bet on BetMGM’s platform.

Guru Gowrappan, CEO of Verizon media said, “The historic partnership with Yahoo Sports and BetMGM will change the future of fandom, providing new ways for sports fans to go beyond engaging with content and interact through commerce”.

The MGM Yahoo Sportsbook app will display betting odds on upcoming games in all America’s favorite sports. Which includes, NBA, NHL, NFL, and other sports. Accordingly, the NJ users who click these on the Yahoo Sports website or app will be redirected to the BetMGM platform.

At launch, New Jersey users will receive a $100 in free bets after submitting a $10 deposit into the MGM Yahoo Sportsbook account.

Players with a minimum age of 21 years who are physically inside the borders of New Jersey may gamble for real money in MGM Yahoo Sportsbook NJ. Whereas, you do not need to be a resident of the state to place a bet online, you can do so even if you are you just visiting. However, the app uses geolocation services to determine your exact location with GPS. 

What does BetMGM offer?

BetMGM runs as an internet gambling operator under the license and regulation by the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement. The online platform is a combination of Online Sportsbook, Casino and Poker. By all means, one login for all there gambling options.

This NJ online sportsbook offers boosted odds. In other words, bigger pay-outs. Players can place bets on a variety of sports such as Football, Basketball, NHL, Soccer, Tennis, Golf, Boxing, Cricket, Formula 1 and more.

BetMGM offers a risk-free first bet of up to $500 for new customers. In detail, here is how you can claim the risk-free bet:

  •  Players living in the NJ region can register for an account and make the first deposit.
  • Download the BetMGM sports NJ app on iOS or Android devices.
  • Place your first bet. Here, even if your bet loses, BetMGM gives you up to $500 in free bets.
In addition, as a part of the Money Monday Club, it offers a $10 free bet every week. Not to mention, the in-play cash-out, watch live games for free and editing the bet looking at live-action are some of the exclusive features of the BetMGM NJ platform.

Other NJ online sportsbooks

In 2018, Supreme Court of the United States of America overthrew a federal ban on sports gambling. New Jersey’s first online sportsbook went live in July 2018. Since then, the New Jersey Sports betting market never stopped to expand.

In New Jersey, more than 80% of bets are placed online and on mobile devices. In addition, the Garden State also displays the importance of having an online sports betting component. Legal sportsbooks exist both at casinos and tracks, as well as online via mobile application throughout the state. Now, NJ is home to more than 15 online sport betting sites.

Here is the list of legal and popular online sportsbooks in New Jersey which offer the best odds in the market with attractive bonuses and promotions.

Conclusion - MGM Yahoo Sportsbook

According to Verizon, with the partnership between BetMGM and Yahoo Sportsbook will expand to other states where sports betting is legal. Hence, we can say that MGM Yahoo Sportsbook NJ launch is just a beginning of the expansion of the sports betting industry. BetMGM mobile app’s enhanced betting experience and Yahoo Sport’s best betting odds should definitely attract NJ customers to try their new platform.

Author Peter N