JERSEY CITY, NJ, March 4, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — BetMGM, a leading sports betting and iGaming operator, today announced the signing of Connor McDavid, the reigning National Hockey League MVP, as the new brand ambassador. McDavid becomes BetMGM’s first active professional athlete in all four major sports to become an ambassador. The All-Star center will be featured in upcoming BetMGM marketing campaigns, promotions, social media content and fan events.
“I am very pleased to partner with BetMGM as they continue to shape the future of sports betting,” McDavid said. “It’s also a real honor to be on the same BetMGM team with star athletes like Wayne Gretzky and Kevin Garnettboth of whom I greatly admire.”
McDavid burst onto the NHL scene in 2016, becoming the league’s youngest captain at 19. That same season, he won the Art Ross Trophy as the league’s leading scorer, the Hart Memorial Trophy as the NHL’s Most Valuable Player and the Ted Lindsay League Best Player Award. Just six seasons into his career, McDavid has won each of these awards multiple times and is already considered one of the sport’s greatest.
Chief Revenue Officer of BetMGM Matt Prevost said: “The achievements Connor has already had on the ice are amazing and we are delighted to welcome him to the BetMGM family. We look forward to working together to engage BetMGM players across North America.”
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BetMGM is a leading company in the sports betting and gaming entertainment market, pioneering the online gaming industry. Born of a partnership between MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) and Entain Plc (LSE: ENT), BetMGM has exclusive access to all MGM Resorts land-based and online sports betting in the United States, major poker tournaments and online gaming companies. . Using state-of-the-art US-licensed Entain technology, BetMGM offers online sports betting and gaming through market-leading brands including BetMGM, Borgata Casino, Party Casino and Party Poker. Founded in 2018, BetMGM is headquartered in New Jersey. For more information, visit http://www.betmgminc.com/.
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