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TwinSpires Launches Sports Betting in Arizona in Partnership With the Mazatzal Hotel & Casino

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September 16th, 2021

TwinSpires, the Churchill Downs Incorporated-owned online wagering platform for horse racing and sports, is excited to launch its online sports betting app and desktop product in Arizona today in partnership with the Tonto Apache Tribe, owner and operator of the Mazatzal Hotel & Casino.

The partnership is also celebrating the opening of a retail sportsbook at the Mazatzal Hotel & Casino.

TwinSpires is backed by Churchill Downs, host of the iconic Kentucky Derby and nearly 150 years of gaming and wagering experience within the U.S.

"The same team that’s behind the most exciting two minutes in sports is excited to launch its online sports betting product in Arizona, and partner with the Tonto Apache Tribe to bring sports fans the best product, promotions and offers," said Justin Hurt, General Manager of TwinSpires.

Tonto Apache Chairman Calvin Johnson said, "Our Tribe is excited to partner with the world class operator of the Churchill Downs’ TwinSpires brand and to be the first Tribe in the state to launch a retail sportsbook. The retail offering at Mazatzal Hotel & Casino along with statewide mobile sports betting introduces an exciting new form of gaming to the great state of Arizona and benefits to our tribal members."

TwinSpires sportsbooks are now available in eight states, including Colorado, Pennsylvania, Indiana, Tennessee, Mississippi, Michigan, New Jersey and Arizona.