BetMGM Arizona At Cardinals State Farm Stadium

With more retail locations than any other sportsbook, BetMGM has taken Arizona by storm. BetMGM Arizona partnered with the NFL’s Arizona Cardinals, and now, users can place bets at Cardinals games at the BetMGM onsite sportsbook or on the app.

BetMGM Retail Sportsbook will launch at the Arizona Cardinals’ State Farm Stadium later this year. 

All 18 sportsbooks operate online, and users can place wagers anywhere within the state. Some 14 sportsbooks boast retail locations for in-person betting. BetMGM is scheduled to join the group, so let’s review retail sports betting and what BetMGM might have to offer bettors in Arizona.

BetMGM at Cardinals State Farm Stadium

The BetMGM Sportsbook at the Cardinals State Farm Stadium will be a first-class sportsbook that will be the envy of other in-stadium sportsbooks around the country. It will be the first in-stadium sportsbook in the NFL

Plans for the 17,000-square-foot facility are for it to be two stories. It will be a premier entertainment and betting facility operating not only on game days but with regular hours as well. 

The facility will have all of the state-of-the-art features of a premier sportsbook. The BetMGM sportsbook at the Cardinals State Farm Stadium will also operate a top-notch sports bar. It will include a massive video wall to watch games, preferred gameday parking, and outdoor and indoor dining options. 

Regarding betting, it will be accessible at the facility as there will be betting windows with human tellers and digital kiosks, and users can still use the BetMGM mobile sports betting app.

Alternatives to BetMGM at Cardinals Stadium

Casino del Sol SolSports

  • 5655 W Valencia Rd, Tucson, AZ 85757
  • Open 8am – 11pm daily, the Casino Del Sol Sportsbook is a first-class retail location of over 4000 square feet boasting 60 TVs, six betting counters, and eight self-service betting kiosks. The sportsbook offers a full-service bar with food service as well for guests.
  • SolSports operates the sportsbook within the casino.
  • The casino is also very attractive to anyone who visits with all the typical games one could be looking for, including a high-limit lounge, entertainment options at one of several onsite venues, and an onsite golf course.

Chase Field Caesars Sportsbook

  • 401 E Jefferson St, Phoenix, AZ 85004
  • Monday – Friday, 9AM-11PM and Saturday – Sunday, 8AM-12AP
  • Open Monday – Friday, 9AM-11PM, and Saturday – Sunday, 8AM-12PM, and anytime the Diamondbacks play, the Caesars sportsbook at Chase Field was the first MLB stadium to allow onsite sports betting. 
  • Operated by William Hill Caesars sports entertainment.

Desert Diamond Casino, Sahuarita Desert Diamond Sportsbook

  • 1100 W Pima Mine Rd, Sahuarita, AZ 85629
  • Open 7 days a week, 9AM-10PM, with kiosks available 24/7, the Desert Diamond Sportsbook at Sahuarita has a great location with the casino. Located within the sports bar and grill-filled wall-to-wall screens to enjoy watching a game or event play out after a bet is placed. 
  • Operated by Desert Diamond sportsbook.
  • The casino has all the gaming options one could look for, with some great entertainment options onsite too.

Desert Diamond Casino, Tucson Desert Diamond Sportsbook

  • 7350 S Nogales Hwy, Tucson, AZ 85756
  • Open 7 days a week, 9AM-10PM, with kiosks available 24/7, the Desert Diamond Sportsbook at Tuscon is one of the best retail locations to place a bet. Located in the casino’s sports bar and grill, patrons can enjoy drinks and a meal while watching games after placing their bets.
  • The casino has all the gaming options one could look for, including an onsite hotel for those who wish to stay overnight. It offers some great entertainment options onsite too.

Desert Diamond Casino, West Valley Desert Diamond Sportsbook

  • 9431 W Northern Ave, Glendale, AZ 85305
  • Open 7 days a week, 9AM-10PM, with kiosks available 24/7, the Desert Diamond Sportsbook at West Valley has a great viewing area with lots of viewing screens and is located inside the casino’s sports bar and grill. 
  • The casino has all the gaming options one could look for, with some great entertainment options onsite too.

Footprint Center FanDuel Sportsbook

  • 201 E Jefferson St, Phoenix, AZ 85004
  • Open Mon – Fri 9:00 am – 11:00pm and Sat-Sun 8:00 am – midnight. The Footprint centers play host to both of Phoenix’s pro basketball teams, the Sun (NBA) and Mercury (WNBA). The outdoor terrace has 40 TVs to watch any and all games while you bet. 
  • Fanduel operates the Footprint Center sportsbook.

Gila River Hotel and Casino, Lone Butte BetMGM Sportsbook

  • 1077 S Kyrene Rd, Chandler, AZ 85226
  • Open Sunday – Thursday 8am – 10:30pm, and Friday – Saturday 8am – 11pm, the Gila River Hotel and casino at  Lone Butte sits in the middle of the casino floor where users can place bets on self-service kiosks and then watch on any number of different TVs.
  • Operated by BetMGM sportsbook.
  • Gila River casinos offer all the games users could be looking for and have great entertainment offers at all their casinos and resorts.

Gila River Hotel and Casino, Vee Quiva BetMGM Sportsbook

  • 15091 S Komatke Ln, Laveen Village, AZ 85339
  • Open Sunday – Thursday 8am – 10:30pm, and Friday – Saturday 8am – 11pm, the Gila River Hotel and casino at Vee Quiva is very unique with an indoor combo outdoor seating area, lots of TVs to watch games, and one screen measuring over 200 inches for the prime time events.
  • Operated by BetMGM sportsbook.
  • Gila River casinos offer all the games users could be looking for and have great entertainment offers at all their casinos and resorts.

Gila River Hotel and Casino, Wild Horse Pass BetMGM Sportsbook

  • 5040 Wild Horse Pass Blvd, Chandler, AZ 85226
  • Open Sunday – Thursday 8am – 10:30pm and Friday – Saturday 8am – 11pm, the Gila River Hotel and casino at Wild Horse Pass sits right above the main floor of the casino and has a full-service bar along with many big-screen TVs to watch any of your bets unfold before your eyes. 
  • Operated by BetMGM sportsbook.
  • Gila River casinos offer all the games users could be looking for and have great entertainment offers at all their casinos and resorts.

Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino Caesars Sportsbook

  • 15406 N Maricopa Rd, Maricopa, AZ 85139
  • Open Sunday-Thursday 8AM – 10PM and Friday-Saturday 8AM – 11PM, the Caesars sportsbook at Harrahs Ak-Chin allow users to place bets at one of two betting windows or four betting kiosks that are open 24/7, with plans for an expanded location in the future.
  • Operated by William Hill Caesars sports entertainment.
  • The Casino offers two bingo halls, all different types of your favorite betting games, several restaurants, and a Dunkin Donuts. With a 529 room onsite hotel, you can also stay the night and enjoy the spa or pool as well. 

Mazatzal Hotel and Casino TwinSpires Sportsbook

  • Highway 87, Mile Marker 251, Payson, AZ 85541
  • Open Saturday-Sunday 24 hours and Monday-Friday 8AM-12AM, the TwinSpires sportsbook at Mazatzal Hotel and Casino offers users the ability to bet on all their favorite sports and events.
  • TwinSpires operates the sports book at Mazatzhal Hotel and Casino.
  • The Mazatzal Hotel and Casino have a hotel, several restaurants, and many entertainment events onsite as well for all to use or enjoy.

Paradise Casino Unibet Sportsbook

  • 450 Quechan Dr, Yuma, AZ 85364
  • Open 10AM to 6PM seven days a week at Paradise Casino, patrons can place wagers at one of the betting windows or available 24/7 at one of eight digital kiosks. 
  • Operated by Unibet Sportsbook.

    State Farm Stadium BetMGM Sportsbook

    • 1 Cardinals Dr, Glendale, AZ 85305
    • With Hours still to be determined, we know the BetMGM sportsbook at State Farm Stadium will definitely operate during Arizona Cardinal games. The 17,000 square foot facility will be top class with a sports bar, gigantic video wall, preferred gameday parking, and indoor/outdoor dining options. 
    • Operated by BetMGM sportsbook.

    We-Ko-Pa Casino Resort WKP Sportsbook

    • 10438 Wekopa Way, Fort McDowell, AZ 85264
    • Open 7 Days a Week 11AM to close the sportsbook at We-Ko-Pa Casino resort offer several 24-hour betting kiosks within the casino for users to place bets. 
    • Operated by WKP sportsbook.

    Legal Sports Betting in Arizona

    Sports betting in Arizona became legal in April of 2021 with the launch of the state’s first operating sportsbook later that year in September. The bill HB 2772 substituted a previous iteration, SB1797. It was a more agreed-upon version that got the approval of the majority of Arizona politicians. 

    The state-appointed the Arizona Departing of Gaming as the regulatory body for overall sports gambling. Here are a few of the critical things to know when it comes to Arizona sports gambling laws/regulations:

    • There are no college prop bets on individual athletes or teams. This is unique in that users can bet on college games but not on any props for players or teams.
    • Online wagers are taxed slightly higher at 10%, while retail in-person wagers are taxed at 8%.
    • Daily Fantasy sports are also legal in Arizona, and sportsbooks like FanDuel and DraftKings offer both sports betting and daily fantasy games. 
    • 18 sportsbooks are operating in Arizona Online: Bally Bet, Barstool, Betfred, BetMGM, BetRivers, Betway, Caesars, Desert Diamond Digital, DraftKings, FanDuel, Fubo, Golden Nugget, Hard Rock, SaharaBets, SuperBook, TwinSpires, Unibet, and WynnBET.
    • Betting on horse racing is allowed in Arizona.

    Online Sports Betting Partnerships In Arizona

    Online SportsbookArizona Licensing PartnerArizona Retail Partner 
    BetMGMArizona Cardinals (NFL), Gila River TribeState Farm Stadium, Gila River Casinos
    Caesars SportsbookArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Chase Field
    DraftKingsPGATPC Scottsdale
    FanDuelPhoenix Suns (NBA)Footprint Center
    UnibetQuechan TribeQuechan Casino Resort
    WynnBET SportsbookSan Carlos Apache TribeApache Gold Casino Resort
    Barstool SportsbookNASCARPhoenix Raceway
    BetRiversArizona RattlersFootprint Center
    SuperBook SportsFort Mohave Indian TribeSpirit Mountain Casino
    Fubo SportsbookAk-Chin Indian CommunityHarrah's Ak-Chin
    SaharaBetsArizona Coyotes (NHL)N/A
    Golden NuggetHualapai TribeN/A
    BetfredFort McDowell Yavapi-Apache NationWe-Ko-Pa Casino
    BetwaySan Juan Southern Paiute TribeN/A
    Desert Diamond SportsTohono O'odham TribeDesert Diamond Casino
    Hard Rock SportsbookNavajo NationN/A
    Bally BetWNBAPhoenix Mercury

    Types of Bets Taken at Cardinals Stadium

    All types of bets, with one exception, are allowed at Arizona sportsbooks. The one exception is that users cannot place prop bets on players or teams at the college level.

    Spreads

    Users wager on whether a particular team will win or lose by at or over a predetermined amount of points.

    Futures

    Are bet that users place on long-term outcomes like the Cardinals winning the Superbowl or the Suns Devin Booker-winning NBA MVP. 

    Totals

    Also called over/under bets, users can place a wager on whether the total points scored in a game will be greater or less than a predetermined amount.

    Parlays

    A combination of multiple bets where if one misses, you lose the entire bet, but if you win all of your bets in a parlay, it can sometimes result in a significant profit.

    Live/In-game

    Bets that are placed while a game or event is going on. It can be one of several different types of bets, with odds constantly updating as the game moves on. This highlights just a few of the more popular types of bets that are placed at Arizona sportsbooks. Still, each sportsbook can offer unique bets of its own, and each sportsbook controls the types of bets they allow. Of course, the exception in Arizona of no prop bets on college teams or players.

    What Can I Bet on at the BetMGM Cardinals Stadium Sportsbook?

    3 Most Popular Sports For Sports Bettors in Arizona

    Choosing the three sports that are the most popular in Arizona is hard. Yet to narrow it down, you have to look at the three most popular sports in America football, basketball, and baseball. Arizona has a professional sports franchise in all three of those sports, so it is hard to argue against them being in the top three:

    1. Football is represented well by the Arizona Cardinals at State Farm Stadium and has played host to the Superbowl before and will again in 2023. State Farm Stadium also has an onsite sportsbook with the State Farm Stadium BetMGM Sportsbook.
    2. Basketball has also been represented well especially considering Arizona is one of a few lucky states to have an NBA and WNBA franchise. They both play at Footprint center, which also offers an onsite sportsbook at the Footprint Center FanDuel Sportsbook.
    3. Baseball has a strong tradition in Arizona as it hosts a good portion of the MLBs yearly open to the season as one of two spring training states. Arizona also has the Diamondbacks as their MLB playing at Chase Field, which, like most other professional Arizona franchises, has an onsite sportsbook, the Chase Field Caesars Sportsbook.

      BetMGM Sportsbook at Cardinals’ State Farm Stadium FAQ 

      Can you gamble on sports in Arizona?

      Yes, anyone over the age of 21-years old that is within Arizona can bet on sports. Sports betting was legalized and launched in 2021, and Arizona now hosts 18 different sportsbooks.

      Is the MGM Sportsbook open at Cardinals Stadium?

      The BetMGM Sportsbook at Cardinals Stadium is not yet open, but it’s expected later this year.

      Users can place bets at any of the 18 sportsbooks websites or apps offered to the state. There are also double-digit retail locations offered at pro sports stadiums, casinos, and horse racing tracks around the state.

      Can I bet on horse racing at BetMGM Sportsbook at the Cardinals Stadium?

      Not yet, but the BetMGM retail sportsbook location at Cardinals Stadium is expected to open later this year. There are three different racetracks Turf Paradise, Arizona Downs, and Rillito Park. They’re also about 60 off-track betting locations around the state. Users can also bet on horse racing on various online sportsbooks and retail sportsbook. 

      How old do I have to be to enter an Arizona sportsbook?

      You have to be at least 21 years old to place bets. Yet, some sportsbooks that have restaurants or are at stadiums, like BetMGM Sportsbook at Cardinals Stadium, can allow patrons under 21; if accompanied by an adult, they just cannot partake in sports gambling.

      Is live betting or in-game betting offered at the BetMGM Arizona Cardinals Stadium location?

      Most retail locations offer live and in-game sports betting. It’s expected that live and in-game betting will be available at Cardinals Stadium at the BetMGM Sportsbook once it opens.

      Is there a sportsbook in Phoenix, Arizona?

      Yes, there are retail sportsbooks in Phoenix including Chase Field Caesars Sportsbook and Footprint Center FanDuel Sportsbook.

      About the Author

      Caleb Tallman

      Caleb Tallman is a writer and contributor for Arizona Casinos. He has been writing sports and sports gambling content since 2019. With solid experience and a wealth of sports gambling knowledge, whether legal information or betting predictions, Caleb provides everything sports bettors could be looking for.