The Las Vegas resort company will build a studio in the Wynn Las Vegas casino, invest $3.5 million in Blue Wire and use the partnereship to promote WynnBET online gaming.
The partnership will allow MGM Resort International’s BetMGM and Topgolf Entertainment Group to collaborate on marketing and promotional offers, and is designed to help both companies reach new audiences.
The state’s sportsbooks won $12.6 million on $136.1 million in wagers on Super Bowl LV, according to figures released Tuesday by the Nevada Gaming Control Board.
BetMGM, FanDuel, DraftKings, BetRivers and Barstool Sportsbook all reported technical difficulties on Sunday, one of the biggest sports betting days of the year.
BetMGM has issued an apology after an outage temporarily delayed some bettors’ ability to cash out Sunday evening.
Less than two weeks after launching a mobile app in Michigan, MGM Resorts International’s sports betting platform is teaming up with former Detroit Lions running back Barry Sanders.
Despite a 37 percent drop from the amount bet nationwide last year, the American Gaming Association predicts this year’s Super Bowl will generate the largest single-event legal handle in American sports betting history.
“The addition of daily fantasy sports fits seamlessly with our strategic vision for mobile and online sports,” Caesars CEO Tom Reeg said.
On Friday, Wynn Resorts Ltd. secured market access for the WynnBet app in Iowa, making it the seventh state ready to host the gaming platform.
Caesars Entertainment Inc. is on track to purchase global sports wagering giant William Hill PLC early next year.