Sports Betting Legal States

Legal States Map

Arizona (AZ), Colorado (CO), Connecticut (CT), Illinois (IL), Indiana (IN), Iowa (IA), Louisiana (LA), Michigan (MI), Mississippi (MS), Nevada (NV), New Hampshire (NH), New Jersey (NJ), New York (NY), Oregon (OR), Pennsylvania (PA), Tennessee (TN), Virginia (VA), West Virginia (WV), Wyoming (WY)

While there are a number of states in the US where betting is now legal, there are still a significant amount of states in which betting is still illegal, the laws are constantly changing at the moment however we have compiled a full and comprehensive list of all states and their status on legal sports betting.

StateLegal Sports BettingOnline Sports Betting
AlabamaNoNo
AlaskaNoNo
Arizona (AZ)YesYes
ArkansasYesNo
CaliforniaNoNo
Colorado (CO)YesYes
Connecticut (CT)YesYes
DelawareYesNo
District of ColumbiaPendingPending
FloridaNoNo
GeorgiaNoNo
HawaiiNoNo
IdahoNoNo
Illinois (IL)YesYes
Indiana (IN)YesYes
Iowa (IA)YesYes
KansasNoNo
KentuckyNoNo
Louisiana (LA)YesYes
MaineNoNo
MarylandYesNo
MassachusettsNoNo
Michigan (MI)YesYes
MinnesotaNoNo
Mississippi (MS)YesYes
MissouriNoNo
MontanaYesNo
NebraskaNoNo
Nevada (NV)YesYes
New Hampshire (NH)YesYes
New Jersey (NJ)YesYes
New MexicoYesNo
New York (NY)YesYes
North CarolinaPendingNo
North DakotaNoNo
OhioNoNo
OklahomaNoNo
Oregon (OR)YesYes
Pennsylvania (PA)YesYes
Rhode IslandYesYes
South CarolinaNoNo
South DakotaYesYes
Tennessee (TN)YesYes
TexasNoNo
UtahNoNo
VermontNoNo
Virginia (VA)YesYes
WashingtonYesNo
West Virginia (WV)YesYes
WisconsinNoNo
Wyoming (WY)YesYes
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Arizona State Map

Arizona Sports Betting

  • Online Sportsbooks available? Yes
  • In-Person Betting available? Yes

The state of Arizona has been a popular destination for gamblers since its inception. In 2019, people were able to legally place bets online and have been going strong ever since!

Arkansas Sports Betting

  • Online Sportsbooks available? No
  • In-Person Betting available? Yes

The only way to wager in Arkansas is at a sports book. This means there’s no online betting whatsoever and full mobile gaming will not be allowed soon enough because of how much power the Senate has over it’s jurisdiction (they can wait forever).

Colorado State Map

Colorado Sports Betting

  • Online Sportsbooks available? Yes
  • In-Person Betting available? Yes

Colorado legalized online sports betting in May 2020 and have made leaps and bounds in the industry ever since with an abundance of online sportsbooks now available in the state.

Connecticut State Map

Connecticut Sports Betting

  • Online Sportsbooks available? Yes
  • In-Person Betting available? Yes

Online sports betting became legal in the state of Connecticut in 2021, though the choices are somewhat limited, they are some of the best in the sportsbetting industry.

Delaware State Map

Delaware Sports Betting

  • Online Sportsbooks available? No
  • In-Person Betting available? Yes

Sports betting is legal in the state of Delaware and has been legal since its inception in June 2018.

Illinois State Map

Illinois Sports Betting

  • Online Sportsbooks available? Yes
  • In-Person Betting available? Yes

Online sports betting became legal in the state of Illinois in June 2018, due to it being one of the first states to legalize sports betting it has a range of different online sportsbooks available.

Indiana State Map

Indiana Sports Betting

  • Online Sportsbooks available? Yes
  • In-Person Betting available? Yes

Indiana began accepting online sports wagers in October 2019, since then a number of online sports betting operators have opened their doors to bettors within the state.

Iowa State Map

Iowa Sports Betting

  • Online Sportsbooks available? Yes
  • In-Person Betting available? Yes

Both online and in-person gambling became legal in Iowa in August 2019, The state of Iowa has most major operators available within its borders.

Louisiana State Map

Louisiana Sports Betting

  • Online Sportsbooks available? Yes
  • In-Person Betting available? Yes

Louisiana officially began accepting online bets in January 2022, prior to this customers were only allowed to place bets in-person.

Maryland State Map

Maryland Sports Betting

  • Online Sportsbooks available? No
  • In-Person Betting available? Yes

Sports betting has been legal in Maryland since April 2021, currently, the state only offers in-person betting and no online betting is allowed.

Michigan State Map

Michigan Sports Betting

  • Online Sportsbooks available? Yes
  • In-Person Betting available? Yes

Sports enthusiasts have been able to place online sports bets since March 2020.

Mississippi State Map

Mississippi Sports Betting

  • Online Sportsbooks available? Yes
  • In-Person Betting available? Yes

Online sports betting is legal in the state of Mississippi, however, under current laws, customers are only allowed to place bets while inside a licensed casino.

Montana State Map

Montana Sports Betting

  • Online Sportsbooks available? Yes
  • In-Person Betting available? Yes

Online sports betting became available in the state of Montana in March 2020, at this point in time it is only available through the state-run lottery.

Nevada State Map

Nevada Sports Betting

  • Online Sportsbooks available? No
  • In-Person Betting available? Yes

Nevada originally legalized sports betting way back in way back in 1949 along-side horse racing and other track betting, and have since legalized online sports betting to claim the title of the betting state.

New Hampshire State Map

New Hampshire Sports Betting

  • Online Sportsbooks available? Yes
  • In-Person Betting available? Yes

New Jersey State Map

New Jersey Sports Betting

  • Online Sportsbooks available? Yes
  • In-Person Betting available? Yes

The state of New Jersey legalized sports betting in June 2018, online sports bets were able to be placed from July 2018.

New Mexico State Map

New Mexico Sports Betting

  • Online Sportsbooks available? No
  • In-Person Betting available? Yes

Sports betting is currently only allowed within tribal casinos within the state of New Mexico.

New York State Map

New York Sports Betting

  • Online Sportsbooks available? Yes
  • In-Person Betting available? Yes

Online sports betting launched in New York in January 2022, initially there were only 4 online sports betting options available; however, since then the number has grown significantly.

Oregon State Map

Oregon Sports Betting

  • Online Sportsbooks available? Yes
  • In-Person Betting available? Yes

sports betting has been legal in the state of Oregon since 1989. originally you were only able to bet online through the state-run sportsbook, however, times are changing.

Pennsylvania State Map

Pennsylvania Sports Betting

  • Online Sportsbooks available? Yes
  • In-Person Betting available? Yes

Pennsylvania online sports betting became legal in May 2019. In order to legally bet on sports in the state of Pennsylvania, you must be 21 or older.

Rhode Island State Map

Rhode Island Sports Betting

  • Online Sportsbooks available? Yes
  • In-Person Betting available? Yes

Though online betting is available in the state of Rhode Island it is currently only available through the state-run lottery, technically online sportsbooks are available in Rhode Island, however, it is only the state-run lottery that is available.

Tennessee State Map

Tennessee Sports Betting

  • Online Sportsbooks available? Yes
  • In-Person Betting available? Yes

Tennessee approved a sports betting bill in the spring of 2019 that allowed betting online and on mobile apps. officially Tennessee customers were able to place bets on their favorite sports in November 2020.

Virginia State Map

Virginia Sports Betting

  • Online Sportsbooks available? Yes
  • In-Person Betting available? Yes

Virginian fans of sports and sports betting were officially allowed to place online sporting bets from January 2021.

West Virginia State Map

West Virginia Sports Betting

  • Online Sportsbooks available? Yes
  • In-Person Betting available? Yes

In-person sports betting and online sports betting are both legal in the state of West Virginia, you must be at least 18 years of age to place online wagers in West Virginia.

Wyoming State Map

Wyoming Sports Betting

  • Online Sportsbooks available? Yes
  • In-Person Betting available? Yes

Online sports betting became legal in Wyoming on the 6th of April 2021, since its inception, sports betting enthusiasts in the state of Wyoming have eagerly jumped on board and began placing bets online.