Sports betting is legal in 19 states in one way or another.
Those states are: Arizona, Colorado, Connecticut, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Louisiana, Michigan, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia and Wyoming.
Other states will come online sometime in 2022. Some are a longer way off. In-person betting also exists in multiple states across the country, but the fastest growing part of the sports betting industry is in the online arena.
Here is a list of other legal online sports betting states.
Here's what you need to know about legal online sports betting in Arizona:
Can I legally bet online in Arizona?
Yes; if you are 21 or older. Sports betting became legal for sportsbooks and mobile apps in Arizona on Sept. 9, 2021.
How do I bet?
You can bet on sports anywhere within the state of Arizona by by downloading a sports betting app on your smartphone/mobile device/computer/any online device.
Where can I bet?
Anywhere within the state’s boarders. You don’t need to be a resident of the state to sign up for an online account, but you do need to be in the state to place a bet – your smartphone or desktop plugin will use geolocation (“geofence”) technology to verify that your location when placing a wager.
What can I bet on?
You can bet on all major sporting events/games.
Who can I bet with?
Arizona law allows for 20 mobile sportsbook licenses:10 to Native American tribes and 10 to professional sports venues. Currently, 18 licenses have been issued, and 15 mobile sportsbooks are online.
Who oversees betting in Arizona?
The Arizona Department of Gaming.
-- FrontPageBets Staff
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