WASHINGTON, January 31, 2022
WASHINGTON, January 31, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — BetMGM and the Washington Nationals today announced the opening of the first retail sports betting site connected to a Major League Baseball stadium. The BetMGM Sportsbook at Nationals Park is open year-round, providing sports fans with an innovative entertainment destination to watch and bet on matches.
“We are constantly pushing the boundaries to provide unique experiences for sports fans, and that’s exactly what we’ve done with the new BetMGM Sportsbook at Nationals Park,” said Adam Greenblatt, CEO of BetMGM. “Whether fans are attending baseball games or looking for a place to watch a sporting event, the BetMGM Sportsbook at Nationals Park is bound to be one of the most engaging sports viewing environments in the district.”
Accessible to the public from N Street SE next to Center Field Gate, the new sports betting site features 40 large-screen TVs with live odds tables that update as the action progresses. Visitors can place bets directly with cashiers at six betting windows or use user-friendly betting kiosks. Additionally, the BetMGM Sportsbook offers full-service food and beverage options.
Alan Gottlieb, COO of Lerner Sports, said: “The BetMGM Sportsbook at Nationals Park represents the new way we provide our fans with the best sports and entertainment experiences. Upon opening, the sportsbook immediately becomes one premieres in the neighborhood. places for both the savvy bettor and the casual fan to watch the best happenings in an upscale and electric atmosphere.”
The retail bookmaker complements the BetMGM app which was launched in washington d.c. in June 2021, allowing users to place mobile bets within a two-block radius of Nationals Park. Today’s news is the latest phase of BetMGM’s exclusive multi-year partnership with the Washington Nationals.
Greenblatt continued: “The DC-Maryland–Virginia region is a great overview of how we are looking to expand the BetMGM platform with a variety of unique experiences for our customers. They can use the BetMGM mobile app anywhere in Virginia, can visit the newly opened sports betting site at MGM National Harbor at Maryland, and now in DC they can access Major League Baseball’s first stadium-connected sportsbook. We’ve established great partnerships that allow us to bring these unique touchpoints to the DMV.”
The newly created sportsbook will be located in the space previously known as Center Field Social, across from Center Field Plaza from the Nationals Team Store. It will not be accessible to fans while attending a Nationals game, but fans will be able to place bets through BetMGM’s mobile app.
By the Numbers: BetMGM Sportsbook at Nationals Park
- Number of TVs: 40
- Area: 4,000 square feet
- Capacity: 187
- Opening hours: seven days a week, 11:00 a.m. – Midnight
BetMGM Sportsbook images and videos at Nationals Park can be found here.
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