List of Sports Betting Partnerships Keeps Growing in Arizona

List of  Sports Betting Partnerships Keeps Growing in Arizona

Two partnerships in the past two days have been announced for Arizona sports betting.

Coming on the heels of Tuesday’s announcement that PointsBet Arizona plans to partner with Cliff Castle Casino Hotel, Penn Interactive’s Barstool Sportsbook announced a new multi-year agreement on Wednesday with NASCAR to become the exclusive sportsbook of Phoenix Raceway.

Wednesday’s announcement is the ninth sports betting partnership in the Copper State.

Other Partnerships

DraftKings Arizona Sportsbook and the PGA Tour announced on April 14 a partnership that includes a new retail sportsbook at TPC Scottsdale, home of the Waste Management Open. DraftKings is now the exclusive sports betting partner of the tournament hosted annually at TPC Scottsdale.

The Arizona Diamondbacks were the next team in the state to announce a sports betting agreement and the second to partner.

On May 6, Caesars Entertainment and the Diamondbacks released their plans to build a sportsbook and bar on the plaza adjacent to Chase Field. The deal gives Caesars mobile AZ MLB betting access in addition to sponsorship opportunities with the Diamondbacks.

Bally’s and the Mercury formed a third partnership within the state on June 30. The two announced a 15-year agreement that marks the first gaming access deal with a professional women’s sports team for Bally’s.

With the deal, Bally’s will host and manage an online platform within the state and operate a retail sportsbook near Phoenix Suns Arena while promoting its services during Mercury contests.

Other partnerships announced in the state include: Phoenix Suns (FanDuel AZ), Harrah’s Ak-Chin (William Hill AZ), San Carlos Apache Tribe (WynnBET) and Quechan Casino Resort (Unibet AZ).



Lou Monaco has been a columnist for Gaming Today in Las Vegas and has over 30 years sports experience with previous stints at ESPN SportsTicker, Daily Racing Form and Oddschecker.

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