Private fantasy sports contests cannot have more than 15 players per contest and $10K in total entry fees per year.
Types of wagers include, but are not limited to: single game bets, teaser bets, parlays, over-under bets, money line bets, pools, exchange wagering, in-game wagering, in-play bets, prop bets, straight bets. Follow the link to view our Catalog of Approved Wagers: https://gaming.az.gov/ewfs/catalog-approved-wagers
Off Reservation - If the supplier is providing goods and services to an EWO, LEWO, or FSCO off-reservation then there is no dollar threshold and a license is required.
On Reservation - If the supplier is providing goods and services on-reservation, the supplier will need to be State Certified as a gaming vendor. More information on the on-reservation certification process can be found on this page: https://gaming.az.gov/tribal-gaming/state-certifications
Yes. The Department prefers separate PDF files or the PDF files can be compressed into a zip file. If needed, the PDF files can be sent via multiple emails.
No, this only applies to foreign individuals without a Non-Resident US Social Security Number.
A copy of the agreement between the Tribe and the designee needs to be provided with the application.
Sub-Providers are Suppliers and/or Ancillary Suppliers who will assist you in the operation of your event wagering platform. The Department is requesting that Management Services Provider applicants list their Suppliers and Ancillary Suppliers involved in providing management services. These sub-providers would need to submit an application to the Department only if they fit into one of the licensing categories (Supplier, Ancillary Supplier, etc.).
Yes, within five (5) days of receiving a completed application, the Department will issue a temporary license to the applicant if they are suitable for licensure.
This will be a description of any proposed physical facility that will be operated by the applicant in Arizona. For example, location, size, operating capacity (e.g. how many player windows and/or kiosks).
This individual does not need to disclose as an outside third party; the CEO or President is sufficient.
The Department is requesting that applicants provide all litigation details, with no time limitation.
Yes, please provide confirmation/documentation that the credit report has been requested. Once you receive the credit report, you can email it to the Department.
The Department will not disclose the information submitted for an event wagering or fantasy sports license, as A.R.S. §5-1203(D) & A.R.S. § 5-1305(H) requires ADG to keep all information and records related to event wagering and fantasy sports contests applications confidential.
The Department is requesting that applicants provide all gaming license actions, with no time limitation.
No, there is no additional application fee for key employees (CEO, CFO, COO, owners 5% or more, or equivalent). These applications are part of the company applicant submission. However, event wagering employees will need to be licensed and are subject to an application fee. Please refer to A.A.C. R19-4-104.A and A.A.C. R19-4-105.B.
Questions and concerns regarding the licensing process can be sent to [email protected].
A.R.S. § 5-1202-G allows the Department to require the licensing of a Holding Company of a Fantasy Sports Contest Operator. The Department will make this decision on a case-by-case basis.
Event Wagering statutory and rules provisions do not include a similar standard. However, an Event Wagering Operator, Limited Event Wagering Operator, Designee, and Management Services Provider should disclose their parent company to the Department.
During each EW License application period, all prospective applicants are required to submit a new application fee with each their application. These application fees are nonrefundable pursuant to A.R.S. Section 5-1304(B)(9).
Fingerprint cards are to be sent to our office at 100 N. 15th Avenue, Suite 202, Phoenix, AZ 85007.
Yes, we will accept unaudited financial statements to include Income Statement/P&L, Balance Sheet, and Statement of Cash Flow for the past three (3) years.
Yes, a Designee will need to disclose their relationship with a team or tribe to the Department.
COO/position that oversees operations
Event Wagering – Owners of 5% or more with voting rights
Fantasy Sports – Owners of 10% or more with voting rights
Suppliers licensed in other jurisdictions may submit that information for consideration; however, the application will be evaluated as a whole rather than by that one criterion.
Once a Complete application (R19-4-105(A) & R19-4-205(A)) is received, the investigation will begin.
Full investigation time can fluctuate based on a number of principles and information provided.
Upon completion of our due diligence, the department will issue a license or deny the applicaition.
Most investigations will be completed within 30 days of receiving a complete applicaiton.
No, if a Designee is appointed, the background investigation will focus on the Designee.
Arizona Department of Gaming Event Wagering & Fantasy Sports 100 N. 15th Avenue, Suite 202 Phoenix, AZ 85007
The Department prefers the application fees be paid using our Pay Online platform; however the Department will accept domestic wires upon request. Please contact LaTrina Rosemond (Comptroller) at [email protected] with any questions on payment.
Yes, a certificate will be provided to be displayed.
The supplemental allocation application may be filled out by the Event Wagering Operator applicant (tribe or team), the Designee, the Management Services Provider, or any combination thereof.
Yes, parent company financial statements are acceptable. If no parent company is involved, the investigation will closely examine the owners that disclose Key Employees.
You will need to submit a detailed credit report that reflects your account history, payment history, credit inquiries, collections, etc. The Department will accept credit reports from Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion.
There is no limit of licenses available for fantasy sports contests.
Yes, due to the language in the statute and the Arizona Tribal-State Gaming Compact, the Department has determined that a licensee is subject to the two distinct jurisdictions through licensure. The Department will minimize duplication of investigative efforts where possible.
Payment is due on the same date that applications are due, but may be submitted prior to the application as long as the payment identifies the associated application that is forthcoming.
You can send your color photo either as a JPEG or PNG.
A copy of the agreement between the Tribe operator and the designee is a required document that needs to be provided with the application.
Yes. The fingerprint card can be mailed or hand delivered to the Department.
The statute requires that the EWO/Designee provide information on the amount of Adjusted Gross Event Wagering Receipts (AGEWR) they expect to generate in Arizona. The EWO/Designee may use comparable Gross Gaming Revenue from other jurisdictions.