North Dakota

Is It Legal To Bet In North Dakota?

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

When Will It Be Legal To Bet In North Dakota?

Attempts to legalize sports betting in 2019 and 2020 failed, but there will be another attempt in 2021.

The bill would look to give tribal casino’s the go-ahead to offer in-person sports betting, but it is unknown what other licenses would be granted.

Can I Bet In Other States While It Is Banned In North Dakota?

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.

Only one of North Dakota’s neighboring States currently offer legalized betting – Montana.

North Dakota Betting FAQs

Can I bet legally in North Dakota?

No. Attempts to legalize sports betting in North Dakota failed in 2019 and 2020.

How old do I have to be to bet in North Dakota?

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

Is online sports betting available in North Dakota?

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 North Dakota betting laws?

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