‘You can just hop right on your phone’: Arizona sees gambling boom during Super Bowl week

FanDuel Sprtsbook in Phoenix, Ariz. 2023, Medill Explores.

By Zain Bando Medill Reports PHOENIX –  The FanDuel Sportsbook was quiet. Hours before Super Bowl LVII between Kansas City and Philadelphia, bettors sat in comfy chairs. Several television screens showed various games across college basketball and the NBA, including an upset with No. 1 Purdue falling to Northwestern. Before September 2019, sports gambling was […]

Proximity to Phoenix Suns’ home boosts growth of FanDuel’s sportsbook

By Xiaotao Zhong Medill Reports PHOENIX – Since opening its first physical retail location in Arizona six months ago, FanDuel has been booming thanks to the recently rising local NBA team and the influx of out-of-state customers. “There is a positive momentum with gambling becoming more of a phenomenon as well as the fact that […]