BetMGM Awarded Players Over $138 Million in Progressive Jackpots in 2023

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BetMGM, a leading iGaming and sports betting operator, announced today that the company awarded $138.2 million in 2023 progressive jackpot payouts to online casino players, a 32% year-over-year increase. MGM Grand Millions, Bison Fury and other slot titles created by Entain for BetMGM and available exclusively at BetMGM’s Online Casino, were the source of more than half of the prize total. In Michigan and Pennsylvania, the 10 largest jackpots all were won on in-house-produced games.  

“BetMGM loves creating memorable iGaming experiences for players and few things surpass the thrill of winning a jackpot,” said BetMGM’s Vice President of Gaming Angus Nisbet. “The performance of our exclusive, in-house-produced games shows these titles are resonating with players and solidifies BetMGM as the destination for progressive jackpots.”

BetMGM awarded the largest amount of jackpot prize money in Michigan ($53.2 million), followed by New Jersey ($38.8 million) and Pennsylvania ($34.6 million).  Ontario ($6.1 million) and West Virginia ($5.4 million) rounded out the total distributions. 

The top five 2023 jackpots won at BetMGM include:

  • $3 million/Bison Fury/New Jersey
  • $2.8 million/MGM Grand Millions/New Jersey
  • $2.4 million/Luck O’ The Jackpot/New Jersey
  • $1.3 million/MGM Grand Millions/Michigan
  • $1.1 million/MGM Grand Millions/Michigan

Oliver Bartlett, BetMGM’s Vice President of Gaming Product & Content, said, “BetMGM’s library of games is highlighted by our progressive jackpots, a compelling mix of titles created by Entain and that we source from the industry’s top vendors. Jackpots will remain a key focus of our overall strategy in 2024 and beyond.

In October 2023, a New Jersey player won the second-largest BetMGM jackpot of all-time by winning a $3 million jackpot on a $2 bet on Bison Fury at Borgata Online. The player, who chose to remain anonymous, listed Las Vegas as a “bucket list” trip and was surprised by BetMGM with the ultimate VIP Las Vegas experience. Some of the highlights included a complimentary four-night stay at ARIA Resort & Casino in a two-bedroom suite during New Year’s weekend, a dinner at Jean George’s Steakhouse, a $1,000 gift certificate to Tiffany & Co., and tickets to see Bruno Mars at the Dolby Live Theater at Park MGM.

"Las Vegas has always been a destination spot to visit because I see it in the movies. It was something I considered, but I never had the opportunity to go,” said the jackpot winner on the ultimate VIP experience. “When I won the jackpot, Las Vegas was something I wanted to check off my bucket list. I can’t thank the entire BetMGM team enough for making this trip possible. I am so grateful for this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.”

The company’s award-winning online casino is home to over 3,600 titles across North American markets and one of the largest state-by-state exclusive jackpot networks. BetMGM’s jackpot network currently consists of more than 20 game titles including popular games such as MGM Grand Millions, Bison Fury, Mirage Mega Magma, and Loot’En Khamun and the Dead Sea Scrolls.

As BetMGM continues to expand into new jurisdictions, responsible gaming education remains a key focus. BetMGM is proud to provide resources to help customers play responsibly, including an industry leading program developed and licensed to MGM Resorts by the British Columbia Lottery Corporation. Through the GameSense integration within BetMGM's mobile and desktop platforms, customers can directly access responsible gaming tools.  

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About BetMGM

BetMGM is a market-leading sports betting and gaming entertainment company, pioneering the online gaming industry. Born out of a partnership between MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) and Entain Plc (LSE: ENT), BetMGM has exclusive access to all of MGM’s U.S. land-based and online sports betting, major tournament poker, and online gaming businesses. Utilizing Entain’s U.S.-licensed, state-of-the-art technology, BetMGM offers sports betting and online gaming via 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 Here.

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