Sports Business

We’re less than a month away from the official rollout of legalized sports betting in Arizona, transforming the way sports bettors in the Valley will wager on competitive games.

Stadiums and arenas across the country have mostly become cashless sports venues. Credit cards replaced cash and ticket stubs fizzled out, too, in place of digital tickets that can be scanned quickly. Both trends likely will continue as fans are set to return to full stadiums this football season.

Weeknight games in the NBA, NHL, and MLB usually start around 7 p.m, giving office goers plenty of time to make it home and to the arena. However, the dynamic changes if more fans are working from home instead of downtown.

A pharmaceutical executive, a career entrepreneur, an Arizona attorney, and an NFL executive have been inducted intot the W. P. Carey School of Business Alumni Hall of Fame.

Alumnus Aaron Myers (BS Finance ’04) attended because he is a big supporter of Arizona State University and he loves sports.