Barry Sanders Inks Multi-Year Deal with BetMGM As Celebrity Brand Ambassador

JERSEY CITY, NJ (February 4, 2021) – Following its recent record-setting mobile app launch in Michigan, BetMGM announced today the signing of Hall of Fame member Barry Sanders to a multi-year deal as a celebrity brand ambassador. Sanders will star in BetMGM’s upcoming marketing campaigns and participate in a variety of events with BetMGM customers. 

22 January 2021

BetMGM Launches Sports Betting and iGaming Mobile App in Michigan

JERSEY CITY, NJ – (January 22, 2021) – BetMGM launched its market leading sports betting and iGaming app in Michigan today, giving customers access to a wide variety of betting options, as well as access to benefits tied to MGM Grand Detroit and MGM Resorts’ iconic casino-resorts nationwide.


JERSEY CITY, NJ – (January 21, 2021) – BetMGM, the market-leading sports betting and online gaming platform, announced today the signing of Hockey Hall of Fame member and three-time Stanley Cup champion Chris Chelios to a multi-year deal as a celebrity brand ambassador. BetMGM will partner with the Detroit Red Wings legend on fan engagements, marketing campaigns and public appearances, among other interactive and promotional opportunities.

28 October 2020

Detroit Red Wings Renew and Expand BetMGM Strategic Partnership

DETROIT (October 28, 2020) –The Detroit Red Wings announced today they have renewed and expanded their strategic partnership with BetMGM, a market-leading sports betting and gaming platform joint venture between MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) and GVC Holdings (LSE: GVC).

21 October 2020

MGM Grand Detroit to Open Modern Steakhouse D.PRIME

DETROIT (Oct. 22, 2020) – MGM Grand Detroit will debut a new original steakhouse and lounge, D.PRIME, on Oct. 30, 2020. The steakhouse, led by Executive Chef Derek Mattison, will feature modern twists on flame-grilled steaks and seafood, contemporary signature cocktails and a fresh downtown vibe.


LAS VEGAS (September 22, 2020) – BetMGM, the market-leading sports betting and online gaming platform, is proud to announce that Academy and GRAMMY Award winner Jamie Foxx will star in the company’s new ad campaign. The multitalented sensation, who has conquered the worlds of comedy, film, and music, is now also the face of BetMGM’s new The King of Sportsbooks campaign.

03 September 2020

MGM Grand Detroit Named Four-Star Hotel in Forbes Travel Guide’s 2021 Star Awards

ATLANTA (September 4, 2020) — Forbes Travel Guide (“FTG”), the only global rating system for luxury hotels, restaurants and spas, today offered a sneak peek at select winners from its upcoming 2021 annual Star Awards. MGM Grand Detroit earned a new Forbes Travel Guide four-star hotel award and will be showcased with other honorees on

03 September 2020

Detroit Lions Name BetMGM First Official Sports Betting Partner

DETROIT, MI (September 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/) – The Detroit Lions announced today that BetMGM, the joint venture between MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) and GVC Holdings (LSE: GVC), is the club’s first Official Sports Betting Partner. The partnership features fan-focused assets such as presenting sponsor of Lions Bingo and Lions Perks, as well as team broadcast programming, digital marketing assets, and in-stadium promotions and signage. These additions reflect an extension of the existing multi-year partnership with MGM Resorts and the Lions, which features the MGM Grand Detroit Tunnel Club at Ford Field.

30 July 2020


(Detroit, MI – July 30, 2020) – MGM Grand Detroit today announced its reopening date  following closure earlier this year amidst the COVID-19 crisis. The property will reopen in a limited capacity to the public on Friday, August 7 at 10:00am. A hosted, invitation-only event will take place ahead of the public reopening. MGM Grand Detroit’s amenity offerings initially will be limited and do not include hotel rooms at this time. Additional venues, as well as the hotel, will open in the coming weeks and months.

12 March 2020

Retail Sports Betting Now Live in Michigan at MGM Grand Detroit

Detroit, MI -- March 11, 2020 – MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) announced today the launch of legalized sports betting at MGM Grand Detroit. The property kicked off this new era in sports entertainment as sports fans, casino staff and invited guests witnessed the inaugural bet placed at the now open BetMGM Sports Lounge.