Is It Legal To Bet In Alabama?

NO! Sports betting - either in-person or online - has not yet been legalized by the State.

When Will It Be Legal To Bet In Alabama?

Alabama remains one of the few States that still does not have a lottery so attempts to legalize sports betting could be met with opposition.

A sports betting bill was set to be presented in the spring of 2020, but was put on hold when Alabama’s State legislature was suspended to due to the pandemic.

Can I Bet In Other States While It Is Banned In Alabama?

Most States that allow in-person and online gambling do not require you to be a resident in order to place a bet. However, you must register and place your bets within State lines, and you must also be aged 21 or older.

At present two of Alabama’s neighboring States allow either in-person and online betting – Tennessee and Mississippi. For the latest rules & regulations for those two States please click on the following links:

Alabama Betting FAQs

Can I bet legally in Alabama?

No. A sports betting was shelved in spring 2020 due to the pandemic.

How old do I have to be to bet in Alabama?

Betting in Alabama is not yet legal, but to bet in legalized States you must be 21 or older.

Is online sports betting available in Alabama?

No. Online sports betting remains illegal in the State.

What can I do if I feel I have a betting addiction?

You can call the National Council of Problem Gambling helpine at 1-800-522-4700 or text 1-800-522-4700. You can also live chat at

Can I bet legally in other States?

Check out our State-by-State guide to betting in the United States of America by clicking on the link.

Where can I learn more about Alabama betting laws?

Visit the official website for the Alabama State Government for more information on Alabama betting laws.