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Latest gambling compact, new legislation prompts small …

There are a few more brick-and-mortar casinos cropping up in the Valley in what amounts to a mini-boom in building for the industry. No one knows, exactly, why it’s happening now. But a …

New entertainment concept coming to P83 in Peoria

Eat, drink, bet. Oh, and there will be watching. Plenty to watch.

Arizona AG Mayes warns of illegal sports betting sites

PHOENIX – As Arizona prepares to host the Super Bowl, Attorney General Kris Mayes urges all football fans to use only legal sports betting websites and apps if they choose to place bets on the big game.

Resident wins $744K at Desert Diamond Casino in …

A very lucky guest at Desert Diamond Casino West Valley in Glendale struck it rich after winning a $744,340 multigame progressive jackpot in April.

$780M in gaming only produces $1M in state revenue

PHOENIX — Arizonans bet nearly $780 million in the first two months that the state allowed gambling on sporting events. But all that wagering, pushed by Gov. Doug Ducey, translated to just …

Former Valley gambler offers caution as sports betting …

Bright lights and betting action are now as close as the nearest smartphone for Valley residents, and for some that could spell trouble. Betting on live and fantasy sports became legal Thursday in …

Arizona Diamondbacks, Caesars debut sportsbook …

Betting on professional sports began around Arizona on Thursday, and the Arizona Diamondbacks were the first franchise to celebrate the move and open a sportsbook. The Major League Baseball team …

Judge rules against tribe, paves way for sports …

PHOENIX — Arizonans can start laying down bets beginning Thursday for or against the Cardinals — or any other professional or collegiate team. Maricopa County Superior Court Judge …

Tribe argues against off-reservation gambling

PHOENIX— The question of whether Arizonans can start laying down bets beginning Thursday for or against the Cardinals -- or any other professional or collegiate team -- turns on whether a judge …

Sportsbooks may be coming to Glendale stadiums

Imagine going to the neighborhood football and hockey stadiums in Glendale to plunk down money for merchandise, a hot dog and a beer, and a bet on the game that’s about to begin.

Officials dissect Ducey’s gaming plan

PHOENIX — State lawmakers are starting to pick apart the gaming deal Gov. Doug Ducey wants them to rubber stamp.

Legal gaming in state moves ahead

PHOENIX — Promoted by an aide to Gov. Doug Ducey and urged on by sports teams and Native American tribes, state lawmakers gave the first nod Tuesday to vastly expanded legal gaming in Arizona.