Arizona sports betting is scheduled to launch on September 9, when the 2021 NFL season begins. The state legislature passed sports betting laws earlier in the year, and there have been numerous partnerships forming between permit holders and operators.
On Tuesday, Arizona officials announced another sports betting partnership in the state. Scientific Games Corporation has joined forces with Casino Del Sol in Arizona to launch its OpenSports mobile betting platform.
In Arizona, professional sports franchises and tribal nations can offer sports betting. Casino Del Sol is located in Tucson and is owned and operated by the Pascua Yaqui Tribe.
Details of the partnership
Arizona’s sports betting market will be extensive. Many top-tier operators are preparing to launch in the state, like FanDuel and DraftKings. The Casino Del Sol mobile platform will be a secondary platform because it will make its debut in Arizona.
The tribal casino partnered with Scientific Games to run its new sportsbook that will be titled SolSports. SolSports will be a retail betting facility at Casino Del Sol, where there will be betting kiosks. Additionally, the property’s sister property, Casino of the Sun, will also offer betting kiosks.
The sportsbooks will gain access to Scientific Games OpenBet and OpenTrade technology. Both of these systems are powered by Don Best Sports. Scientific Games has won numerous awards for technology in the sports betting industry. The combination of excellent betting technology and a first-class sportsbook will enhance the gambling experience at Casino Del Sol.
SolSports at Casino Del Sol
Visitors to the sportsbook can wager on a range of sports from the OpenSports technology. Sportsbooks that use Scientific Games technology have been very successful in the legal wagering industry.
Scientific Games is growing its network of tribal gaming partnerships throughout the United States. The group’s first entry into the Arizona sports betting market following lawmakers passing wagering in April 2021.
Casino Del Sol CEO Kimberly Van Amburg said in a press release following the announcement: “In launching our first sportsbook, we partnered with Scientific Games due to their technical expertise. The OpenSports solution is a robust and scalable platform that can withstand all the pressures associated with major sporting events while providing customers with an extensive range of markets. We are confident our guests will enjoy the new SolSports sportsbook, and we can’t wait to go live later this year.”
The sportsbook at Casino Del Sol will be a spacious betting area where people can come together and watch the games. There will be luxury seating and televisions throughout the facility. Additionally, there will be a full-service bar and restaurant.
Cathryn Lai, the SVP and GM of Digital at Scientific Games, was also quoted in the release, saying: “Casino Del Sol and Casino of the Sun have both worked tirelessly to become leading casinos in Arizona, and we are sure this new partnership can go from strength to strength in the newly regulated state. We believe Arizona’s sports betting market will grow rapidly in size, and we look forward to providing customers with a first-class offering.”