Ferrara to co-host weekly sports podcast, partner in marketing campaigns and participate in fan events
JERSEY CITY, N.J., Aug. 10, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- BetMGM, a leading sports betting and iGaming operator, announced today the signing of actor Jerry Ferrara as a celebrity brand ambassador and its newest podcast host. The breakout star and avid sports fan will co-host Unleashed, BetMGM's weekly sports podcast, participate in future BetMGM fan events and will be featured in upcoming BetMGM marketing campaigns.
"As a diehard sports fan, I couldn't be more excited about legalized sports betting and having the opportunity to partner with an industry leader like BetMGM," said Ferrara. "It's an honor to be the first BetMGM ambassador to co-host Unleashed and I'm excited to share my passion and knowledge with fellow sports fans."
Ferrara is a three-time Screen Actors Guild Award-nominee who has appeared in numerous TV shows and films including HBO's "Entourage," Starz's "Power," "Last Vegas," "Lone Survivor" and "Think Like a Man." The actor also hosts "Bad 4 Business" (B4B), a wide-ranging podcast featuring interviews with athletes, actors and everyday people.
Matt Prevost, Chief Revenue Officer, BetMGM, said, "Jerry Ferrara is a talented actor and a passionate sports fan. Together we'll create fun, unique content for our podcast and other BetMGM-related opportunities that we believe sports fans will love."
The BetMGM app is available on both iOS and Android, as well as accessible via desktop. As BetMGM continues to expand to new areas, responsible gaming education remains a key focus. BetMGM is proud to provide resources to help customers play responsibly. Sports fans can get their weekly dose of Unleashed on Apple Podcasts, Spotify and Audible. For more information on BetMGM, follow @BetMGM on Twitter.
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 http://www.betmgminc.com/.
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