BetMGM is launching retail gift cards in its new partnership with TAPPP, it was announced on Tuesday.
In a press release detailing the new partnership, BetMGM announced this deal with TAPPP, a leader in flexible payment options, will include BetMGM’s expansion into the world of retail gift cards. These gift cards will be available at major convenience and grocery retail chains in U.S. states where sports betting has been legalized.
"One of the biggest pieces of feedback we get from our customers is that they want a simple and convenient way to fund their accounts,” Maria Tomlinson, Head of Payments at BetMGM, said in the release. “Just in time for the start of football season, we're thrilled to introduce an option for players to quickly and securely fund their BetMGM accounts, while avoiding deposit failures.”
"BetMGM is synonymous with sports betting and will now be ubiquitous in some of the largest retailers across the U.S.,” Sandy Agarwal, TAPPP’s Founder & CEO, also said in the release. “They are the perfect partner in our journey to make sports betting and iGaming more accessible. Expanding the available funding options for sports bettors along with providing the ability to share in the BetMGM experience through gifting perfectly aligns with TAPPP's mission, to create more access and engagement for fans."
The gift cards are currently available in $25 and $50 amounts in eight states at over 6,000 locations across the country.
Lucy is a sports betting content producer with Audacy and BetQL. She has worked with WEEI and Audacy as a writer, radio producer and podcaster. Lucy lives in Boston and loves Tom Brady and prop bets. Follow Lucy on Twitter at @LucilleBurdge.