South Carolina

Is It Legal To Bet In South Carolina?

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

When Will It Be Legal To Bet In South Carolina?

Multiple sports betting bills have been introduced since the Federal ban was lifted, but none have been successful.

It could be a long time before that changes with key political figures in the State against gambling.

Can I Bet In Other States While It Is Banned In South Carolina?

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.

No States that border South Carolina currently allow betting in either an online or in-person format. The nearest State that does allow a form of betting is Tennessee, although State allows for online betting only.

South Carolina Betting FAQs

Can I bet legally in South Carolina?

No. Several sports betting bills have failed to overturn State laws prohibiting gambling.

How old do I have to be to bet in South Carolina?

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

Is online sports betting available in South Carolina?

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 helpine 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 South Carolina betting laws?

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