Sports betting and daily fantasy sports operator DraftKings has expanded its partnership with golf’s PGA Tour to secure market access in Arizona.
Arizona’s Senate this week passed House Bill 2772, which will allow consumers in the state to wager on sports at tribal casinos and sites owned by major league sports teams and professional sports organisations.
The bill is currently awaiting signature from Governor Doug Ducey.
Ahead of the bill’s expected passage into law, DraftKings and the PGA Tour have expanded their existing commercial relationship to provide DraftKings market access for retail and mobile sports betting in Arizona.
This will include DraftKings and the PGA Tour and DraftKings jointly opening a new retail sportsbook at the TPC Scottsdale PGA Tour venue in Arizona.
DraftKings will also become the exclusive sports betting partner of the Waste Management Phoenix Open annual golf tournament at TPC Scottsdale, while DraftKings and the PGA Tour will collaborate on co-marketi..