BetMGM brings a taste of Las Vegas to Newcastle’s showpiece Fighting Fifth Hurdle

29th November 2023, London, UKBetMGM UK, the online sports betting platform from MGM Resorts International, will be bringing Las Vegas levels of entertainment to the upcoming Fighting Fifth Hurdle at Newcastle Racecourse this weekend.

Racegoers will be invited to enjoy the exclusive lounge and experience a taste of Vegas-style entertainment as they get ready to watch Constitution Hill take on all-comers. Located by the Horsewalk and boasting outstanding views of the track, the lounge will provide refreshments and entertainment including casino games, horse racing simulators, magicians, and live music.

Premium ticket holders who have downloaded the BetMGM app will be able to access the BetMGM lounge and receive a complimentary branded BetMGM scarf to keep them warm whilst watching the races. In true Vegas style, the lounge will feature classic casino games, blackjack and roulette, with players given the chance to win a £100 STK voucher.

Hosted by one of the North East’s most in demand comperes, Justin Lockwood, the lounge will have screens showing the action live, giving fans a place to watch the day’s racing and get expert tips whilst engaging with horse racing and casino games.

Sam Behar, UK Director BetMGM, said: Were thrilled to welcome racing fans to the BetMGM Lounge at the Fighting Fifth Hurdle this weekend, where they can experience an exciting racecard alongside a taste of classic Las Vegas entertainment. There will be no better place to watch Constitution Hill than our exclusive lounge, and it promises to be an unforgettable experience for racing fans as we bring the spirit of Las Vegas to the heart of Newcastle.”

All racing fans have the opportunity to win free tickets to the meeting through BetMGM’s social media channels this week. To enter, fans simply have to follow BetMGM UK, and like and comment ‘It’s Showtime’ on the competition post to be in with a chance of winning a pair of tickets.

To access the lounge, all guests must be aged 18 or over, hold a premium ticket and have downloaded the BetMGM app. The Horsewalk Marquee can be found opposite the Horsewalk and the Premier Enclosure, and will be open from 10:30am – 5.00pm.

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