BetMGM California Bonus Code & Sportsbook App Launch Updates: July 2024

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BetMGM California should be among the first sportsbooks to go live when California sports betting launches. Read on to learn everything about the BetMGM California bonus code, app review, and potential launch date. 

BetMGM California Bonus Code & Sportsbook Launch Updates

It's unclear what the BetMGM California bonus code will be as we're too far away from a potential launch date in the Golden State. However, BetMGM Sportsbook has released some of the top sports betting promotions in other live states, and California bettors should expect the same. When the market does go live, you can expect that we'll have all of the top California sports betting promos available. 

📅 Expected Launch:2025-2026 at the earliest
🎁 BetMGM Bonus Code:TBD
💰 BetMGM Bonus:$1K First Bet
📱 App Ratings:4.8 (Apple) | 4.1 (Android)
✅ Last Updated:July 3, 2024


Is BetMGM California Sportsbook Legal?

No, BetMGM California is not yet legal as sportsbooks have not been legalized in the Golden State. However, it can be expected that BetMGM will be among the top California sports betting apps once the state passes legislation. 

We feel comfortable saying this because that is exactly what has happened in other states where online betting is live. BetMGM is live and operating in nearly 20 states, including Washington D.C.

When Will BetMGM California Go Live?

There is currently no timeline of when we expect BetMGM California will go live as it doesn't appear legislation is anywhere close to being a reality. After two ballot initiatives were crushed in November 2022, an unlikely effort was made at the end of 2023. Those efforts were never close to reaching legislation and the proponents pulled the plug in January 2024.

And on top of that, recognize that BetMGM is a leader in the online casino space, so if California online casinos become live, make sure to check out the app for the top online slot and table game experience.

What is the BetMGM California Bonus Code?

There currently is no BetMGM California bonus code since sports betting has yet to be legalized in the state. If and when California online sportsbooks become legal, however, sports fans can certainly expect new user welcome offers as part of the launch.

The most common new user BetMGM promo is a $1,000 first bet offer. After you make your initial deposit, the first bet you place with BetMGM essentially comes with a "safety net". If your first wager wins, you're off to a great start. If the first bet you place loses, however, your wager amount will be returned to your account in the form of bonus bets. You can then place a wager with the bonus bets in an attempt to win your money back and build your bankroll.

How to Claim BetMGM Bonus Code California

Once available, claiming the BetMGM California bonus code will be incredibly straightforward. Simply sign up to BetMGM sportsbook and register for a BetMGM sportsbook account. Make that first deposit, wager, and claim the BetMGM California bonuses.

  1. ✅ Go to the BetMGM California app or desktop site and click the gold 'Register' button.
  2. ✅ Fill in the required information to create your account.
  3. ✅ Provide any ID or documentation required.
  4. ✅ Fund your account through one of several payment methods.

Who Can Redeem the BetMGM California Bonus? 

Any new California sports bettor can redeem BetMGM California promotions. You must not have had a previous BetMGM account in the state and you must be 21 years old or older and physically located in California to take advantage of the BetMGM California sportsbook bonuses.

    Features to Expect at BetMGM California

    BetMGM is among the top sports betting brands in part because of the features found on its platform. Here are a few of those features to keep an eye out for at launch:

    Live Betting and Streaming

    BetMGM is top-notch for its live betting and live streaming product. All major US sports will live stream the featured games of the day or week and live betting will also be on the cards with BetMGM California. If no streaming is available, a virtual gamecast is live on the BetMGM site and mobile app, with stats updated and accessible in real time. Live bettors will love this. 

    Edit My Bet

    BetMGM California offers the Edit My Bet feature, which allows you to change bets where the 'Cash Out' button is live. Add, swap, or remove selections to or from a multiple or parlay bet, or increase your stakes if your wager is looking good. This is a great feature of the BetMGM app and it isn't available at some other top sportsbooks. 

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    Blake Weishaar

    Blake Weishaar is an experienced writer and editor, having covered the gambling industry for nearly a decade. He currently serves as a commercial editor and fact-checker for and is committed to making sure readers have the most up-to-date and correct information about California's sports betting market.

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