As the number of people participating in sports betting grows, so do the opportunities for official betting partnerships. These deals allow the industry’s big players to combine their strengths. While one-off partnerships are not uncommon, most involve broad portfolios of relationships with multiple organizations. For example, DraftKings is one of the most successful markets in the sector, with a wide array of deals strengthening its presence in different states.
In the state of Arizona, SaharaBets is the official betting provider for the Arizona Coyotes. This sportsbook offers bets on NHL games. Since the NHL is less popular than many professional leagues, NHL odds are usually softer. This means that it is important to choose a sportsbook that offers the best value. Fortunately, Arizona has a few options for official betting. The State of Arizona is home to three licensed sportsbooks.
The Arizona Diamondbacks are based in Phoenix and have been the state’s MLB team since 1998. In 2001, the team won the World Series in their fourth season, which is still a record for the fastest World Series win in MLB history. They recently signed a betting agreement with Caesars Sportsbook to allow fans to bet on MLB games. The company’s retail location at Chase Field makes it easy for sports enthusiasts to place a wager on their favorite teams.
Arizona was one of the first states to legalize sports betting after the passage of PASPA. It went from law to launch in five months. Its online sports betting market was launched on Sept. 9, 2021. The state’s first sportsbook launched on Sept. 9 and by the end of the day, there were seven apps and two sportsbooks in Phoenix.