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Christopher Boan

Christopher Boan has covered sports and sports betting in Arizona for more than seven years, with stops at ArizonaSports.com, Tucson Weekly and Green Valley News.
Arizona Sports Betting Handle in March Nearly $700 Million, Shatters State Record

Arizona Sports Betting Handle in March Nearly $700 Million, Shatters State Record

The Arizona sports betting handle during March shattered the state’s record, with $690.979 million in wagers and $18.668 million in gross wagering receipts.

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February’s Arizona Sports Betting Handle, Taxes See Sizable Drops From January

February’s Arizona Sports Betting Handle, Taxes See Sizable Drops From January

The second month of the year saw a sizable decline in Arizona sports betting revenues, with a handle of $491.6 million and $6.8 million in gross wagering receipts.

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Arizona Sports Betting Handle Tops Half-A-Billion Dollars in January

Arizona Sports Betting Handle Tops Half-A-Billion Dollars in January

The state raked in $563.694 million in sports betting handle, in addition to $19.622M in revenue according to numbers released Friday by the Arizona Department of Gaming.

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Arizona Sports Betting Handle nears $500 Million in December, Sets State Record

Arizona Sports Betting Handle nears $500 Million in December, Sets State Record

The December handle broke the previous record of $486.1 million in October and dwarfed the $466.7 million in wagers from November.

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Arizona Sports Betting Handle Falls Slightly in November to $466.7M

Arizona Sports Betting Handle Falls Slightly in November to $466.7M

The Arizona Department of Gaming’s updated revenue figures, which were released Tuesday, showed a $22 million decline in revenue during the second full month of sports betting in the state.

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Top Arizona Sportsbook Promo Codes & Apps For NFL Wild Card Weekend

Top Arizona Sportsbook Promo Codes & Apps For NFL Wild Card Weekend

Oddsmakers aren’t buying into the Cardinals’ chances against the Rams, with Arizona listed at +4 on BetMGM Arizona and FanDuel Sportsbook Arizona to go with +4.5 on DraftKings Sportsbook Arizona.

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Arizona Coyotes Announce Sports Betting Pact with SAHARA Las Vegas

Arizona Coyotes Announce Sports Betting Pact with SAHARA Las Vegas

The Coyotes were the last of the eight Arizona sports teams that received a license from the Arizona Department of Gaming in August to announce a partner.

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Arizona Sports Betting Handle Over $750 Million During September and October

Arizona Sports Betting Handle Over $750 Million During September and October

The data, which covers the period from when Arizona sports betting launched Sept. 9 to month’s end, represents a bold new era for the state, according to ADG Director Ted Vogt.

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Rush Street Sees Huge Potential in Arizona Betting Market

Rush Street Sees Huge Potential in Arizona Betting Market

Bookies.com chatted with RSI Chief Operating Officer Mattias Stetz and asked how the company sees Arizona’s sports betting market fitting into its grander portfolio.

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Arizona Sports Betting A Bonanza For BetMGM & Others, Gila River Marketing Chief Says

Arizona Sports Betting A Bonanza For BetMGM & Others, Gila River Marketing Chief Says

Bookies.com chatted with Gila River Hotels & Casinos Chief Strategic Marketing Officer Dominic Orozco to get the latest on the Vee Quiva BetMGM sportsbook, and the company’s sportsbooks at Gila River’s Wild Horse Pass and Lone Butte properties, which open Nov. 11 and Nov. 13, respectively.

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Arizona Sports Betting Lawsuit Appears Headed for Settlement

Arizona Sports Betting Lawsuit Appears Headed for Settlement

It appears a lawsuit seeking to derail Arizona sports betting is headed toward an out-of-court settlement.

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Desert Diamond, Kambi Group Ink Arizona Sports Betting Deal

Desert Diamond, Kambi Group Ink Arizona Sports Betting Deal

The latest Arizona sports betting partnership links Southern Arizona-based Desert Diamond Casinos with provider Kambi Group.

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