What you need to know as sports betting begins in Arizona

Arizona has now joined more than half the states in allowing betting on sports, just three years after it was allowed by the U.S. Supreme Court. The state hopes to pull in tens of millions of dollars in annual revenue from legalized gambling.

Fiesta Bowl, Caesars announce sports betting partnership

It’s the first partnership between a college bowl game and a company that specializes in sports betting. Caesars will host fan lounges at the Fiesta Bowl in suburban Glendale and at the Guaranteed Rate Bowl, which is played at Chase Field in downtown Phoenix.

Arizona Gov. Ducey signs bill legalizing sports betting

The measure adds additional types of table games at tribal casinos and for the first time allows sports betting under licenses issued to tribes and pro sports teams. It also allows gambling on fantasy sports and new Keno games at horse race tracks and fraternal organizations.

PGA Tour, DraftKings opening sportsbook at TPC Scottsdale

The PGA Tour and the daily fantasy sports site DraftKings announced they will open a retail sportsbook at the TPC Scottsdale. The announcement comes after Arizona lawmakers approved House Bill 2772, which clears the way for sports betting and fantasy sports to operate legally.

Artichoke Joe's Casino agrees to pay record $5.3M penalty for misleading gambling regulators

A decade ago, state gambling regulators accused Artichoke Joe's of engaging in loan-sharking activities, illegal drug sales, and failing to properly report violations, according to the most recent allegations. As part of that settlement, the card room did not contest the illegal loans allegation and the state dropped its claims of illegal drug sales and the reporting failure.