Arkansas

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Online/land-based partnerships

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Licensing deals

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Marketing deals

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Sports teams/franchises

There are no major league sports teams in Arkansas.

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State population

3 million

 

Revenue

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Online/offline revenue split

0/100

 

Amounts wagered

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Number of customers

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Total number of betting/gambling premises

Two racetracks

 

Stake tax take

Eight per cent on DFS revenues.

What type of licenses are available?

As things stand, just DFS.

 

How many skins are permitted per license?

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How do you apply for a license?

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What are the integrity fees?

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What is the current tax rate?

Eight per cent on DFS revenues.

 

Is there a self-exclusion register in the state?

No

Is sports betting regulated or unregulated? 

Unregulated

Arkansas statute forbids sports betting, and no bill changing this has yet been proposed.

 

Regulator details

Arkansas has no dedicated gaming regulator. Racing is regulated under the state’s ‘games of skill’ legislation.

 

Is sports betting permitted online?

No, but pari-mutuel betting on horses and greyhound is permitted on track.

 

Is there any specific legislation for daily fantasy sports?

Arkansas regulated DFS in 2017, with an 8% tax on revenues.

 

What legislation, if any, is currently pending?

None