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Although youth sports receive cut of gambling revenue in New York, rules are different in Arizona

Nearly a month ago, Arizona became the 26th state in the country to legalize sports gambling – just in time for the NFL’s season-opening games - and for now, the current funding plan in Arizona directs all gambling revenue to the state’s General Fund.... Read more»

Game on: Judge refuses to block new Arizona sports betting law

As legalized sports gambling is set to begin Thursday in Arizona, a Maricopa County Superior Court judge ruled Monday against a last-minute Yavapai-Prescott Tribe request to block the law - a lawsuit similar to the one Turf Paradise race track filed that was set aside last week.... Read more»

Lawsuits aim to derail sports betting in Arizona ahead of September launch

Two entities that aren’t eligible to allow sports betting under Arizona’s new sports betting law Gov. Doug Ducey signed earlier this year recently filed lawsuits asking the courts to put the law on hold, which would upend plans to begin legal sports betting on Sept. 9.... Read more»

Sports betting by summer? Could be, as Arizona Senate sends gambling bill to governor

The Arizona Senate passed legislation Monday night that paves the way for legalized sports betting in the state, possibly as soon as summer. Senate Bill 1797 and House Bill 2772 were passed with bipartisan support on the new gaming compact, which includes the legalization of daily fantasy sports, and now heads to Gov. Doug Ducey’s desk to become law. ... Read more»