Is It Legal To Bet In Pennsylvania?

    Is It Legal To Bet In Pennsylvania?

    YES! Pennsylvania became one of the first US States to legalize sports betting in June 2018.

    What Pennsylvania Betting Rules Do I Need To Know?

    You must be 21 years old or older in order to bet on Sports in Pennsylvania.

    You do not have to be a resident of Pennsylvania to place a legal sports bet, but you must be within State lines to create a betting account and place a bet with an operator licensed in Pennsylvania.

    Betting on High School sports is prohibited in Pennsylvania, as is betting on eSports. There is also a ban on betting on non-sporting events like Elections and awards events.

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    Where Can I Bet On Sports In Pennsylvania?

    Pennsylvania law allows any casino that has a slot machine license to apply for a sports betting license. The following venues currently offer sports betting on site:

    • Hollywood Casino at Penn National
    • Rivers Casino Pittsburgh
    • SugarHouse Casino Philadelphia
    • Parx Casing & Racing
    • South Philly Turf Club
    • Harrah’s Philadelphia
    • The Oaks Race & Sportsbook
    • Valley Forge Casino
    • Mount Airy Casino Resort
    • Presque Isle Downs & Casino
    • Mohegan Sun Pocono
    • The Meadows
    • Wind Creek
    • Live! Hotel & Casino
    • Sans Casino Resort Bethlehem

    Can I Bet On Sports Online In Pennsylvania?

    Yes. Pennsylvania law allows any casino that has a slot machine license to apply for a sports betting license.

    Which Online Sportsbooks Can I Bet With In Pennsylvania?

    Unlike some States, you can place an online sports bet without being at a licensed location. The following bookmakers are licensed to operate with an online presence:

    • SugarHouse
    • BetRivers
    • Parx
    • FanDuel
    • FOXBet
    • DraftKings
    • Unibet
    • BetAmerica
    • Caears

    Which Sports Betting Apps Are Available In Pennsylvania?

    To place online sports bets you will require an app for the Sportsbook. By state law, mobile apps must be specifically branded for the land-based casinos they represent. The following apps are currently available to those wanting to place online bets in Pennsylvania:

    • BetRivers
    • PlaySugarHouse
    • FanDuel
    • FOXBet
    • DraftKings
    • Unibet
    • BetAmericaBetMGM
    • Caesars
    • Parx

    What Are The Best Online Casinos In Pennsylvania?

    Online Casinos are legalized in Pennsylvania, meaning those over the age of 21 are eligible to play online casino games. Below is a full rundown of the online casinos currently licensed to operate in Pennsylvania:

    Pennsylvania Betting FAQs

    Can I bet legally in Pennsylvania?

    Yes. Check out this page for full details.

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

    You must be 21 or older.

    Is online sports betting available in Pennsylvania?

    Yes. Check out this page for full details.

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

    Visit pacouncil.com or gamblersanonymous.org. Alternatively you can call 1-800-GAMBLER. You can also reach The National Council on Problem Gambling at ncpgambling.org or by calling 1-800-522-4700.

    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 Pennsylvania betting laws?

    Visit the official website for the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board for more information on Pennsylvania betting laws.