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Las Vegas Review-Journal: New York Jets, MGM Resorts Announce Gaming Partnership

October 31, 2018

MGM Resorts signed a multi-year partnership with the New York Jets, marking its first gaming deal with an NFL franchise. The deal will allow the casino operator to promote its mobile app and properties to fans.

Sports gambling partnerships like this one have been trickling in since May 2018, when the U.S. Supreme Court overturned a law that banned sports wagering in most states. Irwin Raij, partner and co-chair of O’Melveny’s sports group, predicts that this is just the beginning for major partnerships. “We are going to see a lot more deals at the team level,” he said.

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