How to Sign Up for BetMGM

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BetMGM is one of largest online gaming operators in the US. It was launched in July 2018 by Roar Digital—a joint venture between two juggernaut brands, MGM and Entain.

Depending on where you live, you may have access to up to three of BetMGM’s gambling verticals: online casino, sportsbook, and poker. After adding horse race betting to its portfolio recently, its app has also gone live in Florida, Ohio, and Louisiana.

This guide will show you how to sign up for BetMGM—including casino, sportsbook, poker, and horse racing.

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How to Sign Up for BetMGM Sportsbook

As of this writing, BetMGM sportsbook is available in over 15 states, making it one of the most widely accessible sports betting apps in the country. You can access the sportsbook and play for real cash if you’re located in any of the states where BetMGM operates.

Note that BetMGM has separate sub-domains for each market where it operates. The system won't let you bet on the site with the domain prefix “mi” (for Michigan) if you’re accessing the site from New York, for example.

Here’s how to sign up for an account:

  1. Visit BetMGM & start the registration. Use this link to go to the BetMGM site and look for the Register button on the top right corner.
  2. Enter required information. Including email, full name, the last four digits of your SSN, birthday, cell number, and address.
  3. Enter the bouns code. Type in ODDS100 in the bonus code field to qualify for BetMGM’s welcome bonus, a $1,000 risk-free bet.
  4. Tick the T&C boxes. Confirm that you agree with the site’s house rules and finalize the registration.
  5. Deposit & start betting. Depending on where you’re located, you’ll have several deposit options you can use to add money to your account. BetMGM deposits are processed instantly. Your first wager with BetMGM will be considered the one that is risk-free.

How to Sign Up for BetMGM Casino

BetMGM runs an online casino in Michigan, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia. Here’s how to register:

  1. Go to the registration page. Click this link to get redirected to the official BetMGM website. Once it loads, hit the Register button in the top right.
  2. Fill out the registration form. Enter the required information like your desired username, address, last four digits of your SSN, and cell number.
  3. Complete the sign up. After you’ve completed the required fields, check off the T&C box and finish the registration process.
  4. Deposit & claim the welcome bonus. BetMGM has a dedicated welcome bonus for casino users that comes with a $10 minimum deposit. The offer will be credited to your account as soon as the deposit settles.

How to Sign Up for BetMGM Horse Racing

The BetMGM horse racing betting platform is available in Florida, Louisiana, and Ohio. If you’re situated in one of these states, follow these steps to sign up with the racebook:

  1. Go to BetMGM horse racing site. This link will take you there instantly.
  2. Register for an account. Click on the appropriate button in the top right corner to commence the sign-up process.
  3. Provide personal data. You need to provide some basic information such as your name, address, SSN, and cell number.
  4. Deposit & claim the intro promo. As soon as you load your account with funds, you can claim the welcome bonus for horse race betting users.

How to Sign Up for BetMGM Online Poker

BetMGM online poker room currently operates in New Jersey, Michigan, and Pennsylvania. Here’s a step by step guide on how to sign up for an account:

  1. Visit BetMGM online poker page. Navigate to this page and click the green Register button in the top right corner, adjacent to the help & contact tab.
  2. Follow the registration prompts. Fill in your full name, address, birthday, SSN (last 4 numbers), and login credentials.
  3. Download the client. BetMGM offers a dedicated poker client; you’ll find the link in the Download Now page.
  4. Deposit & claim the welcome bonus. Just like with other products, BetMGM offers a sign up bonus for its poker players. You’ll need to make the qualifying deposit to claim it.

What to Know About BetMGM KYC Documents

KYC, short for Know Your Customer, is a mandatory process all legal gambling sites in the US must impose on their customers to verify their identity. The main purposes of this procedure is to prevent money laundering, data theft, and underage gambling.

As part of the registration process, BetMGM will verify your identity. It will require you to undergo a KYC check if it is unable to do so. If you don't pass it, you won't be able to deposit.
To complete the KYC, you need to provide the following documentation to validate your ID and address:

  • Passport (front & back or photo page only)
  • Permanent US resident card
  • Utility bill (not older than three months)
  • Mortgage or home loan statement (not older than 12 months)
  • IRS tax notification (not older than 12 months)
  • bank /savings account statement (not older than three months)

Once you submit these documents, BetMGM will review them within 24-48 hours.

BetMGM Registration & Sign Up FAQs

What if BetMGM says my address can’t be verified?
If you’re unable to verify your address online, contact customer support for help; they’ll provide the necessary assistance.

How can I verify my address on BetMGM?
You can verify your address by sending them a utility bill, bank statement, tax notification, mortgage statement, or tenancy agreement.

Why does BetMGM need the last four digits of my Social Security number?
BetMGM needs your SSN because they might need to report your winnings to the IRS if you earn a certain amount. It also helps verify your identity.

Why did BetMGM exclude my account?
It could be due to inactivity or because you attempted/did something forbidden according to their terms and conditions.

How long does BetMGM ID verification take?
BetMGM will review the documents you supplied within 24 to 48 hours.

What if I’m having other issues with signing up for BetMGM?
If you encounter any hiccups during your registration, it’s best to reach out to the support team; they’ll tell you what to do.

What is the minimum age to sign up for BetMGM Sportsbook?
In most states, the minimum age requirement for signing with online sportsbooks is 21.

What is the minimum age to sign up for BetMGm Casino?
You must be 21 or older to register with BetMGM casino.

What is the minimum age to sign up for BetMGM Horse Racing?
You can legally bet with BetMGM horse race betting app if you’re 18 or above.

What is the minimum age to sign up for BetMGM poker?
The minimum age to play real money online poker with BetMGM is 21.

What is the minimum BetMGM deposit?
The minimum deposit on BetMGM is $10 for all methods.

How much does signing up for BetMGM cost?
Signing up for all of BetMGM’s platforms is completely free.

Do I need a bonus code to sign up for BetMGM?
You can use BetMGM bonus code ODDS100 to claim the sign-up bonus—a risk-free bet up to $1,000 in most states.

Dave Rathmanner

Dave Rathmanner is the Founder & CEO of Odds Assist. After struggling to find helpful sports betting resources and honest reviews when he first started betting, he decided to create the site he always wished he had. Dave has been betting on sports since NJ legalized it in 2018 and regularly analyzes sportsbooks to find the best options for bettors. Aside from creating new content for OA readers, Dave is also passionate about researching betting markets, creating models, and developing profitable betting strategies.