Is It Legal to Bet In Oklahoma?

    Is It Legal to Bet In Oklahoma?

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

    When Will It Be Legal To Bet In Oklahoma?

    A dispute between the governor and attorney general makes it difficult to predict what will happen.

    Governor Kevin Stitt gave his approval for sports betting on tribal land in 2020, green-lighting deals for two tribes, but those deals were later scrapped due to interference from attorney general Mike Hunter.

    Hunter successfully argued that Stitt could only authorize tribes to operate gaming listed in the State’s Tribal Gaming Act. Sports betting is not included in it.

    A court ruling later renewed the agreement with the two tribes but much work is still to be done.

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

    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 one of Oklahoma’s neighboring States allow both in-person and online betting – Colorado.

    Oklahoma Betting FAQs

    Can I bet legally in Oklahoma?

    No. In-person and online betting is still illegal.

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

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

    Is online sports betting available in Oklahoma?

    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 ncpgambling.org/chat.

    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 Oklahoma betting laws?

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