The Arizona Diamondbacks have selected the Arizona Casino and Talking Stick Resort as the official casino for the team and resort partners. [Image: Shutterstock.com]
The Arizona Diamondbacks of Major League Baseball (MLB) has entered into a new partnership with the Arizona Casino and Talking Stick Resort. The team announced the new deal on Friday, which states that the casinos will become the official casino and resort partners. With the new partnership, the two resorts’ logos will be visible on the team’s stadium, including the decals on the playing field in front of the two bunkers.
Arizona casino VIP lounge behind the visiting team’s hideout
The deal also includes setting up a VIP lounge for the Arizona casino behind the visiting team’s hideout. Another aspect of the deal would be additional support for the annual Native American baseball and softball tournament.
Welcoming the new agreement
Diamondbacks CEO and President Derek Hall welcomed the signing of New Partnership“The Pima-Maricopa Indian community of Salt River has long been an important partner of the Arizona Diamondbacks,” he said.
The Indian community of Salt River Pima Maricopa owns the Talking Stick Resort and Arizona Casino.
Ramon Martinez, director of public relations for Talking Stick Resort and Casino Arizona, believes the new partnership with the Diamondbacks will be of great benefit to fans and the local community. “We are excited to see the Arizona Casino and Talking Stick Resort grow with a partner who shares our values,” he said.
Lots of bargains in Arizona
This is not the first gambling deal that the Diamondbacks have entered into recently. Last May, the team signed a sports betting partnership with Caesars Entertainment that allowed Caesars to launch an online sportsbook in Arizona. The ten-year agreement also led to the team opening a retail sportsbook next to the stadium.
Most of the major sports organizations in Arizona have signed deals with sports betting and casino operators recently. The Phoenix Suns have a deal in place with FanDuel, while BetMGM has a partnership with the Arizona Cardinals that will become the first NFL team to have a retail sportsbook in their stadium.