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Online/offline revenue split
Number of customers
Total number of betting/gambling premises
24 licensed casinos in state.
Stake tax take
Variable between 1% and 8% of revenue.
What type of licenses are available?
How many skins are permitted per license?
How do you apply for a license?
What are the integrity fees?
What is the current tax rate?
Tribes with casinos contribute 1% to 8% of their gaming revenue each year to the state.
Is there a self-exclusion register in the state?
Yes. More information is available here: https://problemgambling.az.gov/treatment-counseling/self-ban
Is sports betting legal?
Arizonans are able to cross the border to neighboring Nevada to place sports bets, and the loss of tax revenues has been raised by Senator Sonny Borelli. However, considerable opposition remains and any legislation would have to appease the state’s tribal casinos, too.
Arizona Department of Gaming
1110 W. Washington St,
Suite 450 Phoenix,
Director: Ted Vogt
Is sports betting permitted online?
No. The state permits wagering on-track on horse racing and greyhounds.
Is there any specific legislation for daily fantasy sports?
No. DFS is considered a form of gambling under Arizona state law and is prohibited. A bill regulating DFS failed to pass the state senate in 2016.
What legislation, if any, is currently pending?
None, but there are calls from some politicians that a regulated online gaming sector could plug holes in the state budget.