BetMGM launches a mobile sports betting app

June 14, 2021

At Nationals Park in Washington, BetMGM launches a mobile sports betting app.

BetMGM is ready to play ball in the nation's capital, five months after first announcing a collaboration with the Washington Nationals.

The Entain-MGM Resorts International offering debuted its mobile sports betting app in the District of Columbia on Thursday. The app can only be used inside a two-block radius of Nationals Park due to a DC sports betting law.

"The BetMGM mobile app will enable our fans to engage with the game in new and exciting ways, while the BetMGM sportsbook connected to Nationals Park will provide Nationals fans and the D.C. community with a first-class gathering place to celebrate their passion for sports,” Alan Gottlieb, COO of Nationals owner Lerner Sports Group said in a statement.

The Nationals aren't the only MLB team interested in sports betting. The Chicago Cubs have announced that DraftKings will operate a sportsbook at or near Wrigley Field in Illinois.