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BetMGM Sportsbook, which is owned and operated by MGM Resorts International, is now live in Pennsylvania as of Dec. 18, 2020. BetMGM is one of the top online sportsbooks in Pennsylvania and adds to an already impressive list of books in the state.
BetMGM has plenty of promotions to offer its users, including a welcome bonus worth up to $500. From live wagering to plenty of bet types, it is clear why so many people have chosen BetMGM as their go-to sportsbook.
The BetMGM Pennsylvania app even offers betting on in-state college teams and those from New Jersey, too.
BetMGM Sportsbook welcome bonus in PA
If you are a new BetMGM online sportsbook user, you are eligible for a welcome bonus worth up to $500.
Just use our BetMGM bonus code PLAYBONUS in order to receive a 100% deposit match bonus up to $500. The 100% match is good for your first deposit only. You also must bet the additional money, as opposed to being able to simply withdraw it from your account.
You’ll enter the bonus code when creating your new BetMGM PA account.
BetMGM Sportsbook bonus code 2021
|Total Bonus||Up to $500|
|Deposit Bonus||100% up to $500|
|Last Updated||January 2021|
BetMGM Sportsbook promotions
The promotions don’t stop at BetMGM once you have claimed the welcome offer. Instead, they just keep coming. You can find all available BetMGM promotions by going to the promos page either online or via the BetMGM app.
Some of the more popular BetMGM promos are its Money Monday Club, where you get a $10 free bet every week that you bet at least $50. The sportsbook’s parlay booster, meanwhile, can increase your profits by as much as 40%. And BetMGM’s live betting promo provides users a free $20 live bet when they make at least a $50 in game wager.
Just make sure you select the opt-in button to be eligible for all of BetMGM Sportsbook’s offers.
Is BetMGM legal?
Yes. BetMGM Sportsbook became legal in Pennsylvania starting in 2020.
In order to wager at BetMGM, you must be 21 or older, and the device you are using must have geolocation software turned on to verify that you are in Pennsylvania.
BetMGM Sportsbook also is legal in Colorado, Indiana, Nevada, New Jersey, Tennessee and West Virginia, with plans to launch in Michigan and Virginia in the near future.
How to sign up at BetMGM
Start by following our links to get started with the sign-up process at BetMGM Pennsylvania.
Up first, you need to enter your email and create a password. Next you need to choose a prefix of Mr. or Ms. and enter your first and last name, the date of your birth and the last four digits of your Social Security number.
On the final page, you need to enter your home address and phone number. After that is when you will enter the code PLAYBONUS to receive a 100% deposit match. There also are a few boxes you must check to confirm you are at least 21 years old, that the info you have entered is accurate and that you have read BetMGM’s terms and conditions.
When you hit register, you will receive an email to verify your email address. As soon as you open it up and click the appropriate button, your BetMGM Pennsylvania sportsbook account will be up and running.
BetMGM Sportsbook app
The BetMGM Sportsbook app is available on iOS and Android mobile devices. You can use it in both the upright and sideways position, and it is very similar in appearance and functionality to the BetMGM Sportsbook website.
Finding games or teams you are looking for on the BetMGM app is very easy. One way to do it is by selecting the sport you are looking for along the top of the page and scrolling from there. Even easier, though, you can click on the “Search” tab at the top and type in the team, sport or event you are after.
As you scroll through the BetMGM sports betting app, you will see games currently underway that you can bet on. And as you continue to scroll, you’ll come to contests that are getting underway shortly.
The bet slip at BetMGM PA is easy to get the hang of. As you add selections, a small icon will pop up showing how much you would win based on your default bet setting wager. Simply click on the bet slip icon, and you can place single wagers, parlays or round robins with ease.
Also, get familiar with the “My Account” tab. Here is where you can access the BetMGM cashier, which you obviously will need whenever you want to deposit or cash out at the Pennsylvania sportsbook. There also are tabs to view your M life Rewards status, to contact customer service and to log out of your BetMGM Sportsbook account.
The one area of the BetMGM app we would like to see tweaked a little would be the promotions page. Instead of having to make multiple selections in order to opt into a promo, it would be great to be able to do so right from the BetMGM promos page.
But that one criticism aside, the BetMGM app for iOS and Android is one of the better ones in the Keystone State.
How to download the BetMGM Android app
Follow our links to the BetMGM Sportsbook page to get the app for your Android phone or tablet.
When you use our link, you’ll next click on the Android logo to get started. After doing that you’ll click on the download button. Your mobile device might ask if you trust the source of the file you are about to download; click “Yes.”
After the file has been downloaded, click on the install button. Just like before, you may be asked if you trust the source of the app you are ready to install, and just like before you will select “Yes.”
And that is all there is to it. The whole process should not take more than a couple of minutes, max.
How to download the BetMGM iPhone/iPad app
Begin by following our link to the BetMGM page to download the app for your iPhone or iPad.
You will click on the iOS logo to get the correct version of the app. Once you have selected the iOS logo, the file will be downloaded to your device. Depending on your security setting, you might have to enter a PIN or use your fingerprint or facial recognition software to authorize the download.
After that step is complete you will need to do the same thing to get the BetMGM app installed on your device.
After the app finishes installing, you are done. All that’s left is opening up the BetMGM Sportsbook app, signing in and placing some bets.
Advantages to betting at BetMGM
One of the best things about BetMGM Sportsbook PA is that it includes users in the M life Rewards loyalty program, which is associated with MGM Resorts. As part of M life Rewards, you get to enjoy all the perks of one of the top casino brands in the world and earn points for every sports bet you make. The more points you earn, the more rewards you receive, which you can redeem at the BetMGM online sportsbook or at MGM casino properties.
Another great perk of the BetMGM app is the Easy Parlay Builder, which was created thanks to a partnership between BetMGM and Betgenius. Never has creating parlays been as easy.
And finally, at BetMGM Sportsbook you will find an impressive offering of both sports and bet types. All the top sports and leagues are available on the BetMGM app, as well as some smaller sports, too. And when it comes to betting options, you will find all the regular bet types, as well as single-game parlay options that continue to grow in popularity.
BetMGM sportsbook features
The BetMGM website does not have any major differences from what you will see on the BetMGM app. Really, it is just bigger and thus has a few more features on both the left and right sides of the screen.
Down the left side of the screen, you will see listings for the most popular contests and sports to wager on at the present time.
On the right side of the page you’ll find the BetMGM parlay generator. Here you can create parlays just be clicking the “Spin selection” button. When you do so, a group of five selections will come up. You can keep or get rid of any of them, and then spin again until you’ve got a parlay you like.
The middle of the BetMGM website it filled with live games to bet on and upcoming events listed below those. Along the top of the website are links to the top sports and leagues, the BetMGM promotions page and the BetMGM search bar.
You can view your active and settled bets by clicking on “My Bets” at the top of the page. And you can get to your account by selecting the “My Account” icon in the upper right corner of the screen.
Sometimes features are not available on the website. When that happens, a box will pop up asking you to download the BetMGM Sportsbook app.
Sports to bet on at BetMGM PA
BetMGM has a wide range of sports that you can wager on in Pennsylvania, and there is a complete A-Z listing on both the BetMGM app and website.
Among the most popular betting options on are the NFL and college football, the NBA and college basketball, Major League Baseball, the NHL, and soccer (both MLS and international soccer leagues).
You also can bet on the PGA Tour, UFC and NASCAR, among others. In all, there are more than 20 sports available to bet on at BetMGM PA.
Bet types at BetMGM
When it comes to betting options, BetMGM has it all.
Of course you can partake in moneylines, spreads and over/unders. You also can make parlay, round robin and teaser bets.
The BetMGM app has tons of futures markets, too, allowing you to bet on title winners, regular season win totals and individual player award winners. That means you’re able to bet on which team will win the Stanley Cup or Super Bowl and who will be named league MVP in the major sports leagues.
And if all that wasn’t enough, BetMGM Sportsbook also has prop bets in abundance for all the top sports. That means you’ll be able to bet on props like whether Pittsburgh Steelers receiver Chase Claypool will score a touchdown or whether Philadelphia 76ers big man Joel Embiid will score a certain number of points in a game.
Suffice to say, you’ll have all the options you would expect from a top-notch sportsbook when it comes to BetMGM in Pennsylvania.
Online sportsbooks like BetMGM allow users the ability to bet on games that already have started thanks to live betting.
When it comes to live betting, also known as in game betting, you are able to bet on pretty much everything. You can place updated moneyline, spread and totals wagers. Depending on the event, you even will see wagers where you can bet on what will happen on the next possession or next play in a game.
Just be ready to make your bet, though, because lines can change rapidly when a player gets injured or there’s a game-changing play like a pick-six in football, for example.
Banking options at BetMGM Online Sportsbook
BetMGM Sportsbook in Pennsylvania has plenty of banking options for depositing and withdrawing money using the BetMGM app and website.
How to deposit
When you need to put money into your BetMGM online sportsbook account, you can do so using a Mastercard, Visa or Discover credit card. You also can use PayPal, a bank or wire transfer or an e-check. You can visit a PayWithCash location or purchase a prepaid BetMGM Play+ card, as well.
How to withdraw
If you’re looking to cash out your winnings at BetMGM, the options are a tad more limited, but you still have four ways to do so.
You can again use PayPal, a bank transfer, an e-check or have your money put back onto your BetMGM Play+ card.
BetMGM announced a partnership with Hollywood Casino, so you likely will be able to make deposits and withdrawals in person there, too.
BetMGM customer service
You have a few ways to get help and contact BetMGM’s customer service department.
You’ll start by clicking on “My Account” and then “Support.” From there you’ll answer questions aimed at helping your solve your issue. Once you’ve reached the end of the questions, you will have the chance to contact the help desk by either phone, live chat or email.
Who owns BetMGM and where is it located?
BetMGM Sportsbook is owned by MGM Resorts International. Currently there is not a retail sportsbook location in Pennsylvania.
As for MGM Resorts International, the company partnered with UK gambling operator GVC Holdings in July 2018 as MGM began its expansion into the sports betting industry. In January 2019, the two entities formed Roar Digital. They have since officially changed their name to BetMGM LLC.
Prior to entering the Pennsylvania market, the pair launched the BetMGM Sportsbook app in New Jersey in August 2018.
BetMGM continues to expand throughout the US as more and more states legalize sports betting.