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Information about Event Wagering & Fantasy Sports can be found on on this page.
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 with similar tax rates.
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 and is subject to the Arizona-Tribal Gaming Compacts and the $10,000 threshold.
Once a Complete application (R19-4-105(A) & R19-4-205(A)) is received, the investigation will being.
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.
Unless it has been longer than 2 years, a new fingerprint card is not required.
A copy of the agreement between the Tribe and the designee needs to be provided with the application.
Yes, a certificate will be provided to be displayed.
No, this only applies to foreign individuals without a Non-Resident US Social Security Number.
This individual does not need to disclose as an outside third party; the CEO or President is sufficient.
There is no limit of licenses available for fantasy sports contests.
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 windows and/or kiosks).
Please refer to the “Supplier” definition in A.A.C. R19-4-101.B.
Private fantasy sports contests cannot have more than 15 players per contest and $10K in total entry fees per year.
Sub-Providers are Suppliers and/or Ancillary Suppliers who will assist you in the operation of your event wagering platform.
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.
Types of wagers will include, but is 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. View the Catalog of Approved Wagers.
The Department will not disclose the information submitted for an event wagering 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.
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.
Wagers will be prohibited on injuries, penalties, collegiate proposition bets, and high school events.
No, there is no due date for the Supplier or Ancillary Supplier applications. The applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis and will be processed as they come in.
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.
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.).
The Department prefers the application fees be paid using the ACH information that was provided; however the Department will accept domestic wires upon request. Please contact Jason LaForest (CFO) at [email protected] with any questions on payment.
The Department is requesting that applicants provide all litigation details, with no time limitation.
It can be found in the Event Wagering Operator, Designee, and Limited Event Wagering Operator application.
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.
The Department is requesting that applicants provide all gaming license actions, with no time limitation.
Fingerprint cards are to be sent to our office at 100 N. 15th Avenue, Suite 202, Phoenix, AZ 85007.
You can send your photo either as a JPEG or PNG.
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.
No, but it does assist in the intake process and getting your company in our database prior to applications being submitted.
Yes, within five (5) days following receipt of a complete application, the Department will issue a temporary license to the supplier or ancillary supplier. Please refer to A.A.C R19-4-105.D.
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
Yes. The fingerprint card can be mailed or hand delivered to the Department.
Arizona Department of Gaming Event Wagering & Fantasy Sports 100 N. 15th Avenue, Suite 202 Phoenix, AZ 85007
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.
Inquiry Letters can be submitted to our Event Wagering / Fantasy Sports intake email address [email protected]
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. The amount of detail included is up to the discretion of applicants.
Yes, parent company financial statements are acceptable. If no parent company is involved, the investigation will closely examine the owners that disclose Key Employees.
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.
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.
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.
Questions and concerns regarding the licensing process can be sent to [email protected].
No, the agreement is a required document that will need to be provided to the Department.
Payment instructions can be found at the end of each application packet.