Is It Legal To Bet In Vermont?

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

When Will It Be Legal To Bet In Vermont?

Several bills attempting to legalize sports betting in Vermont ended in failure in 2020, but supporters are undeterred.

2021 will see further attempts to legalize sports betting in the State.

One proposal would see the Vermont State Lottery offer sports betting and up to six sportsbooks receive licenses to operate in the State.

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

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.

Two of Vermont’s neighboring States currently offer legalized sports betting in one form or another – New York offers retail betting and New Hampshire has legalized online betting.

For more information on State betting laws and regulations in any of those States click on the links below:

Vermont Betting FAQs

Can I bet legally in Vermont?

No, but attempts will be made to legalize sports betting in 2021.

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

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

Is online sports betting available in Vermont?

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 Vermont betting laws?

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