Disclaimer: DraftKings online sportsbook is not yet live in Arizona. This review is speculative based on DraftKings sportsbook’s offering in other states and will be updated when it launches in-state.
DraftKings Sportsbook will soon give Arizonans a premier online sports betting option, with an in-person betting choice coming as well. DraftKings partnered with TPC Scottsdale and plans to open a brick-and-mortar sportsbook at the golf complex.
First, though, you will be able to bet with DraftKings using its sportsbook app or website. When you sign up, you’ll receive welcome bonuses good for up to a $1,050 value depending on the size of your initial deposit.
This page will cover how those welcome bonuses work and the other types of promotions DraftKings has to offer. You also will find out how to bet at DraftKings and how to get your money on and off the site, along with other items of interest to new users.
You cannot yet bet on the DraftKings app in AZ, but you could soon if the state hits its target of an early September launch for online sports betting.
A new law that legalized sports betting took effect in the spring of 2021 and allows up to 20 licensed sportsbooks. That will include DraftKings, which already has a market access deal thanks to the partnership with TPC Scottsdale.
Sports venues and pro franchises are among those that can partner with sportsbooks for licenses; DraftKings has had a close relationship with the PGA Tour for sometime.
If all goes according to plan you will be able to bet on DraftKings Sportsbook AZ this football season.
As a new DraftKings Sportsbook Arizona user you’ll receive two welcome bonuses. The first is a matched bet for up to $50. For the second, DraftKings will match 20% of your first deposit for up to $1,000 in bonus funds. Follow one of the DraftKings links from this page to the sportsbook site and register for a new account to claim these bonuses.
|Arizona Sportsbook||DraftKings Sportsbook Arizona|
|DraftKings Arizona Promo Code||None - Use Links|
|Deposit Match||20% up to $1,000 max|
|Matched Bet||Max of $50|
|Online Since||2021 in Arizona|
|Last Updated||July 2021|
DraftKings’ two welcome offers differ in how they work, so let’s tackle each one separately:
Overall, the free bet offer is great, but the deposit match offer is definitely not the best. Having your deposit matched at only 20% AND having to play through at a rate of 25x leaves a lot to be desired. The good news is that DraftKings Sportsbook has a ton of promotions that are available to all users that more than make up for where the welcome bonus is lacking.
Yes, you can 100% trust DraftKings online sportsbook. For starters, the Arizona Department of Gaming has granted DraftKings a sports betting license and allowed it to run DFS contests in the state. Additionally, DraftKings operates online sportsbooks in 11 other states, with more expected to launch soon. Here are some rules you should know if you plan on betting with DraftKings in Arizona:
Betting on college sports is allowed in Arizona, including betting on Arizona-based teams. College prop bets, however, are not allowed.
To begin betting at DraftKings in Arizona, click the link on this page to head to the sportsbook’s sign-up page. You’ll need to create a username and password and then enter the following personal details:
If DraftKings is unable to verify your identity, you will need to upload a form of ID. Either a passport or driver’s license should suffice. Even if you have to do that, the whole process shouldn’t take more than 10 minutes.
The DraftKings app is available for Android and iOS devices. Head to the DraftKings Sportsbook website via mobile browser and click on the link to get the app at the bottom of the page. From there click the button to get the appropriate app for your device and follow the prompts to download it from there.
When you log into the DraftKings app you’ll be able to scroll through most of the available promotions at the top of the screen. To make sure you’re seeing all the offers, though, you’ll want to click on the “Promos” link.
From the promotions page, you can view all live bonus offers, opt in to them and click “view terms” to read how each offer functions.
DraftKings offers daily odds boosts, which are select bets with increased odds. You’ll find boosted bets ranging from props to prebuilt parlays and pretty much anything in between.
Profit boosts on the other hand allow you to decide what specific bets you want to increase your profits on. DraftKings usually gives out profit boosts for specific sports. For example, you might receive a 100% profit boost to use for an NBA bet. You decide to bet $10 on Devin Booker to score the first field goal of the game with +480 odds, but thanks to your 100% profit boost, instead of winning $48 you’d win $96.
Insurance promos are there to cover all or some of your losses. DraftKings typically runs insurance promotions for first touchdown bets in football, first field goal bets in basketball and first goal bets in hockey.
In football, if your first TD pick scores later in the game, you can get your money back. The same is true for your goal scorer selection in hockey, and usually for basketball your pick needs to score the second or third basket of the game. Refunds are capped at $20, and you receive them as free bets.
No-brainer bets are DraftKings’ way of basically giving out free money. You won’t see no-brainer bet promotions too often, and stakes are usually capped at $10 or $25. But that’s because the bets are so much of a sure thing you are all but guaranteed to win. The odds also are typically +100, so you’ll double your money.
There are numerous reasons why choosing DraftKings as your sportsbook of choice is a good idea. Here are three of our favorites.
As good as it is, DraftKings still has areas where it could improve.
We don’t believe any of these things should keep you from getting a DraftKings sports betting account, but it’s always good to know about the pros and cons of any situation.
DraftKings Sportsbook has a multitude of betting options. First up, let’s go over point spreads, totals and moneyline bets since those are the three wagers that appear on pretty much all of the main pages. Here is how the bets are presented at DraftKings.
|Point Spread||Total Points||Moneyline|
|Phoenix Suns||-4.5 (-112)||Over 234.5 (-112)||-180|
|Golden State Warriors||+4.5 (-109)||Under 234.5 (-109)||+148|
The point spread is how sportsbooks even the playing field. In this example, Phoenix is favored. If you place a spread bet on the Suns, they must win by more than 4.5 points, so five points or more. The Warriors can cover the spread with a loss of four points or fewer or by winning the game outright.
The numbers in parentheses are the odds for each bet. Anything around -110 for basketball and football spread bets is standard. Any negative odds mean that’s how much money you would need to wager to receive $100 in profit on a winning bet.
Yes, totals and over/unders are the same thing. When you bet on the total, you are wagering on the combined points from both teams. In this example, you need to pick whether the Suns and Warriors will combine for over or under 234.5 points. The odds work the same way as for spread bets.
The moneyline is for bets on which team will win the game. Since the Suns are favored, you would stand to win less money wagering on them. Odds listed with a plus sign indicate the underdog in a game and tell you how much you would win from a successful $100 wager on that team. In this case, you’d be looking at $148 on a $100 wager if Golden State prevails.
So how would your bets do if you bet $10 each on the Suns moneyline, the Suns to cover and the over for the game, and Phoenix won 125-122? Answer: Your bets on the Suns to win and the over would win, but your spread bet would lose. You would win about $4.60 in profit.
You’ll also find more than enough prop betting options at DraftKings Sportsbook. Props are bets on events that aren’t directly connected to a game’s final outcome. Here are some examples of prop bets that DraftKings could have for the above game:
Everything we’ve discussed so far has been for single or straight bets, but you also can build simple and complicated multi-bets at DraftKings.
The most common multi-bet is a parlay. You create parlays by taking two bets or more and combining them on a single slip. The benefit is that each additional bet increases your potential profits. The downside is that if you miss any of your picks, your entire parlay fails.
A teaser is a similar type of bet. Teasers are just for football and basketball point spread bets. After picking your games, you can move the line in your favor by the same amount for all your picks. Once again, you have to get each one right to win.
Round robin bets, meanwhile, aren’t as profitable as parlays, but they’re easier to come away with some money because they give you the leeway of missing a bet and still winning some money.
Futures betting is when you wager on events that won’t be settled for weeks and oftentimes even months. Examples of futures bets would be wagering on the Suns to win the NBA title, the Arizona Cardinals to win the Super Bowl or the Arizona Coyotes to win the Stanley Cup.
Live betting is when you wager on games that are being played at that moment. By clicking the “Live In-Game” header on the DraftKings website or app, you’ll see all the available live betting options. You will be able to place many of the same types of bet as previously discussed with live betting, but you’ll have other options, as well.
For instance, during MLB games you can wager on what the result of the next pitch will be. Your options usually are strike/foul, ball/hit by pitch or in-play.
Yes, DraftKings Sportsbook lets you bet on the Arizona Coyotes, along with all other NHL games. In addition to the bets discussed above, here are some hockey-specific wagers you’ll find.
And for all you fans of the Phoenix Suns, Arizona Cardinals, Arizona Diamondbacks and Phoenix Mercury, DraftKings will have plenty of bets for them, too, along with Arizona, Arizona State, Northern Arizona and Grand Canyon in the college ranks. The only thing you can’t do is place college prop bets.
DraftKings has a slew of options when it comes to funding your sportsbook account, however the options are quite a bit less when it comes to pulling any money out.
|Deposit Method||Minimum Amount||Processing Time|
|Visa or Mastercard credit of debit card||$5||Instant|
|Online bank transfer||$5||Instant|
|DraftKings prepaid debit card||$5||Instant|
|Wire Transfer||$100||1-2 days|
|DraftKings gift card||$5||Instant|
|Withdrawal Method||Minimum Amount||Processing Time|
|Check in the mail||$15||7-14 days|
DraftKings already has announced it will open a “first-of-its-kind” retail sportsbook at TPC Scottsdale. The hope is to have the sportsbook available by the 2023 Super Bowl, which will take place in Arizona at State Farm Stadium in Glendale. When the sportsbook opens, you almost assuredly will be able to withdraw and deposit money from that location, as well.
DraftKings customer support is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The DraftKings contact page will list all the available methods of contacting the help desk.
You can choose a topic from the list and send a message. We’ve found this method works well, and we usually have a response within a few minutes. You also can fill out a form on that same page, and a DraftKings representative will call you back. And you can email [email protected] if you experience any problems.
We also recommend checking the frequently asked questions page because there’s a decent chance the answer to your question will be there.
When it comes to responsible gambling, DraftKings allows you to set your own limits to help prevent sports betting problems from getting the better of you.
From the DraftKings responsible gambling page, you will find links that let you enforce limits on how much you can deposit and wager as well as for how much time you can spend on the DraftKings app and/or website.
Directly below those links you’ll find a self-exclusion section that gives you the power to exclude yourself from out DraftKings products. You can set self-exclusion periods for one or five years, and as soon as you complete the form you will be logged out immediately.
Not quite yet, but you will be able to when DraftKings Arizona opens a retail sportsbook at TPC Scottsdale. The goal is to have a visually breathtaking “19th hole” experience at one of the top golf courses in the world.
Details aren’t final as to where on the property the brick-and-mortar sportsbook will be located.
There is little doubt that DraftKings is one of the top online sportsbooks in Arizona. It has an abundance of betting markets with quality odds, runs tons of great promotions year round and has a premier sports betting app.
In addition to all that, you can connect your sportsbook account to the DraftKings DFS site and participate in daily fantasy sports, as well. Really the only area where DraftKings falls a little short is in terms of its welcome bonus, which leaves something to be desired. But even that shortcoming doesn’t come close to taking the shine off a great online sportsbook.