. Which Operator Will Arizona Cardinals Choose To Run A Stadium Sportsbook?

Which Operator Will Arizona Cardinals Choose To Run A Stadium Sportsbook?

Written By Martin Harris on May 20, 2021Last Updated on May 25, 2021
Arizona's newly passed new sports betting bill paves the way for a sportsbook at State Farm Stadium. Who will operate it?

Arizona’s newly passed new sports betting bill authorizes the state’s professional teams to open sportsbooks at their venues. Some teams have already lined up operators. The Arizona Cardinals will certainly have a sportsbook as well at State Farm Stadium, but who will operate it?

There are at least a few candidates currently standing out among the Cardinals & rsquo, potential sports betting partners, though they are not as certain as Kyler Murray starting under center this fall.

Cardinals may join BetMGM’s expanding roster of NFL lovers.

Among the potential choices, count BetMGM as a contender to run an Arizona Cardinals sportsbook, primarily because of the operator’s demonstrated eagerness thus far to partner with other NFL teams.

The fact that BetMGM & rsquo is the most well-known outcast among the sportsbooks with which the National Football League has entered into sports betting partnerships helps to explain some of the company’s deal-making activities.

In April, the NFL announced it had reached multi-year agreements with three US sportsbooks to serve as the league’s “tri-exclusive” sports betting partners:

BetMGM has hardly ever stood by on the outside when left to its own devices. To date, BetMGM has collaborated with at least seven NFL franchises, including 7 & nbsp. Among those team are:

  • Ravens of Baltimore
  • Colorado Broncos
  • Lions of Detroit
  • The New York Jets
  • Pirates of Las Vegas
  • Steelers of Pittsburgh
  • Titans of Tennessee

Baltimore was the most recent team joining the BetMGM’s list of partners. The announcement of the Ravens-BetMGM agreement just came on Wednesday, one day after Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan signed the state’s new sports betting bill into law.

A future relationship between BetMGM and the Cardinals franchise is totally up for speculation because there are no previous agreements.

Existing connection to Gila River Hotels & amp, games, etc.

The Cardinals do, on the other hand, already have one relationship with a gaming companion.

In 2019, the franchise announced it had expanded its already existing relationship with Gila River Hotels & Casinos, making the Arizona-based chain its official hotel and casino partner.

The Wild Horse Pass and Lone Butte games in Chandler and the Vee Quiva game in Laveen are the three components that make up Gila River Hotels & watts, Casinos, which are owned and run by the Gilar River Indian Community.

The Gila River partnership has so far mainly consisted of fan-focused contests and promotions, as well as other programs intended to support and encourage the Indian Community.

It remains to be seen if that partnership was more develop to include a new State Farm Stadium sportsbook.

another Arizona teams, locations that offer sports betting promotions

The state’s new sports betting law authorizes sports betting licenses for up to 10 professional franchises. Additionally, Arizona’s federally recognized tribes can claim up to 10 more licenses.

Last month the Phoenix Suns partnered with FanDuel to run their sportsbook at Phoenix Suns Arena. Two weeks ago, the Arizona Diamondbacks likewise partnered with Caesars to operate a sportsbook at Chase Field.

Before those agreements, DraftKings and the TPC Scottsdale golf complex forged a similar partnership shortly after Arizona sports betting became legal.

The Arizona Cardinals’ choice to run their casino will probably be made sooner rather than later. The franchise most likely won & rsquo until just before Murray takes his first action this fall due to the significant preparation and paperwork required to get a new sportsbook up and running.

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