About the Author

Calli Varner

Calli is the editor and senior contributor of ArizonaCasinos.com. As a football fanatic and lifelong resident of Arizona, she proudly cheers on the Arizona Cardinals. But her heart belongs to her number one team, the Kansas City Chiefs. (Go Chiefs Kingdom!) You can follow Calli on Twitter at @CalliDoesSports.

Does ASU’S Latest Football Scandal Impact Their Odds?

July 5, 2021 | By: Calli Varner

The ASU Sun Devils kickoff their 2021 season next month, but the football team is currently under the microscope for NCAA violations.  According to ESPN Rankings, ASU’s recruiting class ranks number 36, mostly due to its strong leadership. Head coach Herm Edwards is a football coach legend and has brought much needed attention to the […]

Arizona Department of Gaming Releases Second Draft Of Sports Betting Rules

July 2, 2021 | By: Calli Varner

The Arizona Department of Gaming just released the second draft of rules surrounding Arizona sports betting. The first draft was released in June and underwent virtual public comment sessions. Another session is scheduled for Wednesday, July 7. This time, the session might draw in more stakeholders since the draft now has more information regarding tax […]

Phoenix Mercury & Bally Bet Partner To Offer Sports Betting In Arizona

June 30, 2021 | By: Calli Varner

A new sportsbook partnership has landed in Arizona. This time between Bally Bet and the Phoenix Mercury.  This marks the first deal in the United States between a women’s professional sports team and a sportsbook, marking a historic moment as the WNBA celebrates 25 years in operation. Bally’s And The Phoenix Mercury The partnership names […]

A 17 Game NFL Season: How It Impacts Prop Bets And Records

June 30, 2021 | By: Calli Varner

Back in 1978, the NFL decided to go from 14 to 16 regular-season games. Now, for the first time since, the league is expanding to 17 regular-season games. Changes also occurred last year. The NFL added an extra postseason game with an additional wild card game. Because of this and the new regular-season game, the […]

The Fall of the Diamondbacks: An Arizona Sports Bettor’s Nightmare

June 23, 2021 | By: Calli Varner

America’s favorite pastime is also a sport that sees quite a bit of sports betting action. Of course, some teams are better than others and for those in Arizona, it is not a good year for baseball. The Arizona Diamondbacks haven’t been to the playoffs since 2015, but each year their record seems to get […]

Phoenix Suns Continue To Improve Odds And Stun The World

June 21, 2021 | By: Calli Varner

Even without Chris Paul, the Suns still get it done. After facing off against the Los Angeles Clippers in game 1 of the Western Conference Finals, the Suns walked away with a win and are at the top of the sportsbooks as favorites to win the Finals. Suns Western Conference Finals Odds It hasn’t been an […]

Arizona Sports Betting Rules and Regulations Draft In Place

June 16, 2021 | By: Calli Varner

Arizona sports betting launches on September 9, but up until now, there were still some rules and regulations that we were unsure about.  We know partnerships have already been forming between sportsbooks and local casinos and sports franchises. Such as the partnership between Caesar’s and the Arizona Diamondbacks and FanDuel with the Phoenix Suns. And […]

Big Sports Betting Events Coming To Arizona in 2021

June 16, 2021 | By: Calli Varner

Sports betting will start in Arizona just in time for the NFL season with a launch date of September 9. For sports fans, it isn’t the only thing to look forward to. In addition to the state being home to a number of pro teams such as the Arizona Cardinals, Phoenix Suns, and Arizona Diamondbacks, […]