Monday marked a significant day for Arizona sports betting, as DraftKings broke ground at TPC Scottsdale. This is a major development for the state, as it will be the first time that sports betting is available at a professional golf course. Local dignitaries were in attendance to celebrate the event, and they expressed their excitement about what this new venture will bring to the community.
As per the statement of PGA Tour Commissioner, Jay Monahan, the groundbreaking was a result of months of collaboration between the city of Scottsdale and DraftKings sportsbook and it will allow a 12,000-square-foot sportsbook to rise in the coming years.
“I want to thank Jason Robins and the incredible team at DraftKings for their tireless work in bringing this innovative concept to life,” the longtime commissioner said.
“And being tremendous partners throughout the process. Mayor [David Ortega], I’d like to thank you, the city of Scottsdale, and the city’s council for supporting us in this endeavor,” he continued.
What To Expect on DraftKings Sportsbook at TPC Scottsdale
DraftKings’ soon-to-open TPC Scottsdale retail facility is set to be the first PGA Tour betting site in the world and join an already impressive roster of Phoenix-area stadiums that also feature sportsbooks.
With Dom Robins, CEO of DraftKings, noting on record that this is only the first step in plans involving the world’s leading golf tour, it looks to be an exciting time ahead for pro golf fans, sports bettors, and Phoenix locals alike looking to cheer on their favorite pros while placing golf wagers.
“It’s been such a treat working with the PGA Tour in TPC Scottsdale to create what will become a first-class experience where fans will be able to gather year-round and watch sports place wagers and enjoy quality food and beverage,” robins said
With more details on what promises to be an innovative new facility becoming available soon, there are high expectations surrounding this revolutionary multi-channel sportsbook destination.
DraftKings Sportsbooks’ Performance in Arizona
DraftKings has become an undeniable powerhouse in the Arizona sports betting market, and it shows no signs of slowing down. With nearly $1.9 billion in wagers over the last 13 months, DraftKings is the leader of the pack when it comes to handling by operators in the state with nine of those months at the top spot and four behind FanDuel Sportsbook.
This remarkable success has prompted CEO Jason Robins to express optimism for the future, particularly for when their planned Scottsdale sportsbook opens its doors in two years. It’s clear that DraftKings is making a mark on the industry and it looks like they’re just getting started.