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Arizona Sports Betting NFL Launch Hinges On Emergency Hearings Friday

This Friday, two emergency court hearings will decide the fate of Arizona sports betting, which is all set to launch the industry on Sept.9 – the NFL kick-off day. Both the Turf Paradise racetrack and Yavapai-Prescott Tribe sought legal injunctions to stop Arizona sports betting from going live. If the …

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BetMGM, DK Get Arizona Sports Betting License in Time for NFL Launch

BetMGM and DraftKings are the latest operators to receive Arizona sports betting licenses ahead of the customer registration that opens Saturday. In addition to FanDuel and Penn National Gaming, four operators are now confirmed for the Arizona sports betting launch on Sept. 9 – the same day the 2021 NFL …

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Fiesta Bowl Becomes First College Football Game With Sports Betting Deal

Fiesta Bowl has partnered with Caesars Entertainment, becoming the first college football game to engage in a deal with a US sports betting operator. The first-of-its-kind deal, announced Monday through a news release provided by Caesars, extends to sports betting as well as fantasy gaming in Arizona, which is set …

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FanDuel, Penn National Gain Event Wagering Licenses in Arizona

FanDuel and Penn National Gaming both have gained event wagering licenses for Arizona sports betting, according to the informed sources. Both operators received the sports betting licenses late last week, with FanDuel acquiring a daily fantasy sports (DFS) license also. Both sportsbooks were licensed as “designees” while their local partners …

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Arizona Receives More Sports Betting Applications Than Licenses

Arizona regulators announced Wednesday it received more sports betting license applications than it can award under the new law earlier this year. The Arizona Department of Gaming (ADG) received 25 event wagering operator license applications. The state’s law allows only 20 licenses, including 10 licenses to professional sports franchises and …

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First NFL Stadium Sportsbook To Arrive in Arizona Market

State Farm Stadium in Glendale will be the first NFL stadium to have a sportsbook as BetMGM has announced its sports betting partners for the Arizona market. According to a news release provided by BetMGM on Monday, the sportsbook has partnered with Gila Rivers Hotels & Casinos and the Arizona …

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TwinSpires Seeks Arizona Sports Betting Access Via Tonto Apache Tribe

The Churchill-Downs-owned TwinSpires announced Friday it is partnering with the Tonto Apache Tribe in a bid to enter the newly legalized Arizona sports betting market. The Tonto Apache Tribe – the potential candidate for Arizona sports betting license – owns and operates the Mazatzal Hotel & Casino. The partnership includes …

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Arizona Gaming Department Releases Final Betting Rules Proposal

The Arizona Department of Gaming (ADG) released Wednesday its final draft of proposed sports betting rules to meet a scheduled Sept. 9 launch date. However, the proposed rules will be finalized in the ADG’s virtual meeting this Friday. There will be a public meeting for comments on the Arizona sports …

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PointsBet Becomes Seventh Sportsbook With Arizona Sports Betting Access

PointsBet announced Tuesday its plans to have a market access deal for Arizona sports betting through a partnership with Cliff Castle Casino Hotel. The 10-year deal will allow the Australian-based operator to have online sports betting in the recently legalized Arizona sports betting, which includes the renegotiated tribal gaming compacts, …

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Arizona Could See 40 Mobile Sports Betting Operators Instead of 20

Arizona sports betting may have as many as 40 online sports betting sites against the initially expected number of 20 online operators. The surprising move came Wednesday when the Arizona Department of Gaming (ADG) held three virtual open comment sessions covering the second draft of event wagering, fantasy sports, and …

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