Yuma’s very first sportsbook opens at Paradise Casino

New sportsbook site is part of wave of new casino additions across Arizona -13 reports from Luis Lopez of On Your Side

YUMA, Arizona (KYMA, KECY) – Watching sports is always a good time. However, local fans can now take that experience to the next level with Paradise Casino’s new bookie featuring Unibet. The casino launched its new sports betting site on Wednesday, as casinos continue to profit from legalized sports betting in Arizona.

When sports betting was introduced to the state in September, Paradise Casino’s executive marketing director Kyle Gawthorp said they wanted to join in on the action.

“No absolutely, once we heard that this was a possibility we started working with different plans on how to use our space in the casino for what we had and how we can accommodate these new opportunities. exciting in our building, ”said Gawthorp. .

In addition, sports betting in the state is expected to bring in a lot of money, as current estimates project more than $ 34 million in annual tax revenue for the state, according to the Joint Legislative Budget Committee. For now, Gawthorp is happy to offer an experience that was not available locally.

“There are only a few major sports fanatics here in town with different teams, and the ability to deliver that experience is something unmatched and exciting.”

If you wish to place and place a bet, you can come and do so in person from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., or at any time with one of the eight digital kiosks located throughout the casino.