The Arizona Guide to Sports Betting
Gamblers across Arizona are excited about the new laws being implemented. Las Vegas-style Sports gambling is legal. I’ve already noticed the trends with friends and family testing the odds. If you have a good handle on the transgressions in Sports, betting can be fun. With Fantasy Football becoming the rage small too large bets are being placed as we speak. Sports betting went live in Arizona as of September 9, 2021. Are you ready to get in on the fun with money lines and point spreads?
We’ve reviewed AZ mobile sportsbook apps and the newest bonuses, compiled educational resources, and paired how-to steps with the latest Cardinals odds here. You’ll be ready to bet responsibly for legal game-time action, on your phone or in person. Online sports betting is legal in Arizona sportsbooks and mobile apps began operating in Arizona on Thursday, September 9, 2021. Fantasy Football was legalized simultaneously.
This was just in time for the 2021 NFL season kickoff. Earlier this year, the Arizona state senate passed HB 2772 on April 12, 2021, approving retail and online betting. Governor Doug Ducey signed the bill into law on April 15. The eligibility requirements for mobile betting are you must be 21 years of age and physically in Arizona (verifiable by your mobile device’s geolocation tech, or a downloadable desktop plugin) to place bets.
The online sportsbooks that are available now are DraftKings, BetMGM, FanDuel, BetRivers, Caesars (formerly William Hill), WynnBET, and Unibet. Some great sign-up bonuses and promotions are available now with DraftKings (20% deposit matching up to $1,000), BetMGM ($1,000 in risk-free bets), FanDuel (up to $1,000 in risk-free bets), Caesars (up to $5,000 risk-free in bet credits), WynnBET ($1,000 risk-free bet credits). Arizona bettors can bet on all the major league sports (NFL, NBA, MLB, MLS, NHL) and more such as European basketball leagues, cricket, and rugby.
I think I have a problem with gambling. How can I get help?
Resources are available online at problemgambling.az.gov, or by calling 1-800-NEXT-STEP or texting NEXT-STEP to 53342.
The Arizona Division of Problem Gambling subsidizes treatment for people with a gambling problem as well as treatment for family, friends, coworkers, employers, and others affected by this behavior.
The state also has a self-exclusion list.