Off-Track Betting Licensing

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Currently, the public must schedule an appointment to conduct business at City Hall, including License Services. Please contact License Services at 602-262-4638 to schedule your appointment. Staff is also available to assist you via telephone and can direct you to online and email resources, where available.


How do I obtain a License?

The City and State applications for off-track betting in the City of Phoenix must be submitted directly to the City of Phoenix, City Clerk Department, License Services Office located at 200 W. Washington St., 1st floor, Phoenix, AZ 85003. The City of Phoenix makes a recommendation to the Arizona Department of Racing on whether a License for a location in Phoenix should be granted or not. *The Arizona Department of Racing issues all off-track betting licenses. Once the City of Phoenix completes the application review/approval, the state requires additional review/approval time for off-track betting licenses.

Newly Received Applications for Off-Track Pari-Mutuel Wagering Locations​

The following businesses recently filed applications for off-track pari-mutuel wagering permits. Anyone who resides within 1/8 mile of a proposed location may file written arguments in favor of or opposed to the issuance of the permit. Arguments may be filed relating to either the personal qualifications of the applicant or the suitability of the location for a pari-mutuel wagering permit. Arguments may be mailed or hand-delivered to the City of Phoenix, License Services, 200 West Washington Street, 1st Floor, Phoenix, Arizona 85003 or emailed to Please include an address and telephone number so that we may contact you if needed.


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