PHOENIX, AZ – The Arizona Department of Gaming (ADG) will begin accepting applications for event wagering licenses in August. Pursuant to A.R.S. § 5-1304 and A.A.C. R19-4-105 and 106, ADG will accept applications for one event wagering license reserved for Arizona tribes and two event wagering licenses reserved for Arizona sports franchises, as defined in A.R.S. § 5-1301(7).
To ensure transparency and accessibility, ADG will publish updated application forms and guidelines on its website on July 14, 2023. Prospective applicants are encouraged to review the provided materials carefully to understand the application process and requirements.
ADG will be hosting an informational webinar on July 17, 2023 for prospective applicants. The webinar will cover key aspects of the application process, provide clarification, and address queries from potential applicants. The application window for event wagering licenses will open on August 1, 2023 and will close on August 15, 2023. Applicants must submit their completed applications within this timeframe in order to be considered for a license. ADG will evaluate all applications received based on the established criteria pursuant to the state’s event wagering rules and statutes.
Interested parties can visit ADG’s website for detailed information on eligibility requirements, application procedures, and relevant timelines: gaming.az.gov/ew-application-period.