South Dakota

Is It Legal To Bet In South Dakota?

YES! Sports betting was legalized in the State in November 2020 and retail betting could be launched before the end of 2021.

What South Dakota Betting Rules Do I Need To Know?

While not yet confirmed, you may need to be 21 years old or older in order to bet on Sports in South Dakota.

Online sports betting was not part of the successful bill to legalize sports betting so all bets will have to be placed in person at a sportsbook or at a casino when betting is launched.

Where Can I Bet On Sports In South Dakota?

Sports betting will only be allowed in the community of Deadwood and on tribal land once it is launched. Retail sportsbooks are yet to be opened but the following casinos are expected to be given the opportunity to gain sports betting licenses:

  • Buffalo-Bodega Gaming Complex
  • Cadillac Jack’s Gaming Resort
  • Comfort Inn & Suites
  • Dakota Connection Casino
  • Dakota Sioux Casino & Hotel
  • Deadwood Dick’s
  • Deadwood Gulch Gaming Resort
  • Deadwood Mountain Grand
  • Deadwood Station Bunkhouse and Gambling Hall
  • First Gold Gaming Resort
  • Fort Randall Casino Hotel
  • Gold Country Inn Gambling Hall & Cafe
  • Gold Dust Casino & Hotel
  • Golden Buffalo Casino
  • Grand River Casino & Resort
  • Hickok’s Hotel & Suites
  • Historic Bullock Hotel
  • Iron Horse Inn
  • Martin Mason Hotel
  • Mineral Palace Hotel & Gaming
  • Mustang Sally’s
  • Prairie Wind Casino & Hotel
  • Rosebud Casino
  • Royal River Casino Hotel
  • Saloon #10
  • Silverado-Franklin Historic Hotel & Gaming Complex
  • Super 8 by Wyndham Deadwood
  • The Historic Fairmont Hotel Oyster Bay Bar & Casino
  • The Lodge at Deadwood Gaming Resort
  • Tin Lizzie Gaming Resort

Can I Bet On Sports Online In South Dakota?

No. Online sports betting was not legalized as part of the successful 2020 betting bill.

Which Online Sportsbooks Can I Bet With In South Dakota?

At this time it has not been confirmed which Sportsbooks, if any, will be granted licenses to operate in South Dakota.

Which Sports Betting Apps Are Available In South Dakota?

Online betting has not been legalized in South Dakota so there are no betting apps at this time.

What Are The Best Online Casinos In South Dakota?

Online casino gambling has not yet been legalized in South Dakota.

South Dakota Betting FAQs

Can I bet legally in South Dakota?

Yes. Sports betting has been legalized in South Dakota and could be launched before the end of 2021.

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

The legal age for betting in South Dakota, once it has been launched, has not been confirmed yet. However, to bet in most legalized States you must be 21 or older.

Is online sports betting available in South Dakota?

No. Online sports betting has not yet been legalized in South Dakota.

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 South Dakota betting laws?

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