Ever wish there were live in-race betting options while watching a NASCAR race? Well, that will be coming to the table for the 2021 season as NASCAR and BetMBM, a gaming operator, have come to a multi-year sports betting partnership.
BetMGM will now be known as an Authorized Gaming Operator of NASCAR.
“Partnering with a best-in-class operator like BetMGM positions NASCAR to build on the positive energy and momentum we’re seeing around gaming and in particular the live in-race experience,” said Scott Warfield, NASCAR Managing Director, Gaming. “We’re excited to have such an iconic brand on board to expand our offerings and deepen our engagement with the most passionate fans in sports.”
According to a press release from NASCAR, BetMGM will be offering a special promotion of bets placed on the BetMGM app for Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series race at the Daytona International Speedway Road Course. The promotion, which will give a $10 NASCAR free bet to any wager of $10 or more on the Go Bowling 235, will be available for eligible customers on the BetMGM app in New Jersey, West Virginia, Indiana and Colorado.
BetMGM is currently licensed for sports betting in seven states, and expects to be in available in 11 states by the end of 2020.
“We’re excited to work with the NASCAR team to build immersive sports betting experiences that 21st-century racing fans crave. BetMGM’s unparalleled betting technology combined with NASCAR’s iconic races will create a superior betting experience for racing fans all over the United States,” said Matt Prevost, BetMGM’s Chief Marketing Officer.
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