GLENDALE, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) -- BetMGM announced on Monday partnerships with Gila River Hotels & Casinos for retail sportsbooks and online sports betting. BetMGM plans to open sportsbooks at State Farm Stadium, Lone Butte, Vee Quiva and Wild Horse Pass casinos.
The sportsbooks at the three casinos will feature a custom built BetMGM Sportsbook, set to open near football season. The sportsbook at State Farm Stadium has a targeted opening for the 2022 NFL season.
The Gila River Indian Community says plans are now underway to build its fourth casino in the metro Phoenix area in the next couple of years. The new casino will be built near Hunt Highway and Gilbert Road, just south of Chandler.
Gila River Hotels & Casino CEO, Kenneth Manuel, said, “Gila River Hotels & Casinos and the Arizona Cardinals have an everlasting partnership, offering guests exclusive experiences and remarkable rewards. As we explored our partner in sports betting, the unity with BetMGM, The King of Sportsbooks, ensures we deliver beyond all expectations. There is no doubt in my mind these three industry leading brands unifying will deliver the ultimate experience in Arizona sports betting, solidifying Gila River Hotels & Casinos as Arizona’s Sports HQ.”
Sports betting is planning to go live in Arizona on Sept. 9. Click here to learn more about BetMGM.