Is It Legal To Bet In Nebraska?

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

When Will It Be Legal To Bet In Nebraska?

Sports betting remains illegal after a 2020 bill to legalize the industry in Nebraska never made it out of committee.

Amendments to the constitution have legalized “games of chance” a the State’s horse racing tracks, but that does not mean Nebraska is any closer to legalizing sports betting, either in-person or online.

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

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 Idaho’s neighboring States allow both in-person and online betting – Colorado and Iowa. For the latest rules & regulations for those two States please click on the following links:

Nebraska Betting FAQs

Can I bet legally in Nebraska?

No. An attempt to legalize betting in 2020 never made it out of committee.

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

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

Is online sports betting available in Nebraska?

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 Nebraska betting laws?

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