Is It Legal To Bet In Georgia?

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

When Will It Be Legal To Bet In Georgia?

A bill to legalize sports betting in Georgia was turned down in 2020.

However, a second bill is now under consideration to be passed in 2021.

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

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 only of Georgia’s neighboring States allows online betting only – Tennessee.

Georgia Betting FAQs

Can I bet legally in Georgia?

No. A bill was turned down in 2020 but one is under consideration in 2021.

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

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

Is online sports betting available in Georgia?

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 helpline 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 Georgia betting laws?

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