D.C. online sports betting market to expand July 15 with BetMGM and Caesars

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D.C. online sports betting market to expand July 15 with BetMGM and Caesars

Article brief provided by Sports Handle
  • Bennett Conlin, Sports Handle
July 10, 2024 8:16 PM
  • Bennett Conlin, Sports Handle

After years of using GambetDC, Washington D.C. sports bettors will have widespread online access to multiple sports betting apps beginning Monday.

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BetMGM shared Wednesday that it will launch its betting app across the District — not just in a two-block radius around its retail sportsbook at Nationals Park — on Monday at noon ET. BetMGM plans to host a celebration at Nats Park on Monday morning, which will include live music performances.

Caesars Sportsbook, which operates a retail sportsbook at Capital One Arena, confirmed with Sports Handle that it also plans to go live Monday across Washington D.C.

The announcement comes after D.C. councilmember Kenyan McDuffie successfully lobbied to change Washington D.C.’s sports betting market through the budget.