Pennsylvania Sports Betting: The Top Sportsbooks in the State

Pennsylvania Sports Betting Quick Facts
Sports Betting StatusLegal
Start DateNovember 1, 2018
Legal Betting Age21
Online/In App BettingYes
Corresponding BillHB 519
RestrictionsBetting on high school sports and proposition bets on college games.
Pennsylvania Sports Betting

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Best Pennsylvania Sports Betting Apps

With major sports markets like Pittsburgh and Philadelphia, it’s no surprise that the sports betting handle in PA is huge. Here are the best sportsbook options and best bonuses for bettors in the state—

BetMGM Sportsbook

Bet $5 Get $150 Instantly in Bonus Bets

After Placing Your First Wager | Promo Code: EWBET1 4.9 Stars out of 5.0
21+ Gambling Problem? Call 1-800-Gambler
DraftKings Sportsbook

No Sweat First Bet up to $1,000

+ All Sport SGP Insurance 4.9 Stars out of 5.0
21+ Gambling Problem? Call 1-800-Gambler
FanDuel Sportsbook

Bet $5, Get $150 in Bonus Bets

If Your Team Wins 4.8 Stars out of 5.0
21+ Gambling Problem? Call 1-800-Gambler
Caesars Sportsbook

Bet Up to $1,000 on Caesars

Win or Get a Bet Credit Back | Promo Code: BV1000 4.8 Stars out of 5.0
21+ Gambling Problem? Call 1-800-Gambler
BetRivers Sportsbook

$500 Second Chance Bet

Industry Best 1 x Rollover | Promo Code: SPORTS 4.7 Stars out of 5.0
21+ Gambling Problem? Call 1-800-Gambler

Complete List of In-Person Sportsbooks in PA

Are you visiting PA and looking for a sportsbook to visit? Below are all of the state’s brick-and-mortar sportsbook locations as of February 2024. While new online books are expected to open later in 2023, we don’t expect to see any new physical locations open this month.

pennsylvania sports betting faqs

Pennsylvania Sports Betting FAQs

As one of the most recent states to legalize sports gambling, and one of the fastest changing sports betting markets in the US, we get a ton of questions about PA. Here are answers to the most frequently asked questions we receive.

Is sports betting legal in PA?

Yes sports betting, both online and in-person is legal in PA. Nearly every sportsbook in the state now has a sportsbook, many partnering with national brands like FanDuel and DraftKings.

Do I have to live in Pennsylvania to bet on sports there?

You don’t necessarily have to live in Pennsylvania to bet on sports in the state, but you do have to physically be in the state to place a bet or make a deposit or withdrawal. Your location will be verified by a third-party tool, depending on the sportsbook.

How do deposits work with PA sportsbooks?

Each sportsbook will offer you several different options for funding your account. You can fund your account by debit card, checking account, money order, cashiers check, Western Union, PayPal, etc… The one deposit method you won’t find at your disposal are credit card deposits as the state does not allow them.

How do withdrawals work with PA sportsbooks?

You will be able to withdraw your winnings in whatever way you made your initial deposit. Typically customers fund their sportsbook account through a checking account, if you choose to do this, you can withdraw your winnings directly back into your checking account. Most PA sportsbooks will allow you to make up to two withdrawals per day.

What sports are legal to bet on in Pennsylvania?

PA residents can bet on all of the professional sports leagues: NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL, PGA, UFC. You can also bet on college sports, eSports, tennis, and much more in PA.

What types of sports bets can I place in Pennsylvania?

Pennsylvania allows every type of bet you could make at a sportsbook. This includes game lines, totals, player props, parlays, teasers, live betting, and more.

How big is the Pennsylvania sports betting industry?

While most experts agree that we haven’t even scratched the surface in PA yet, the state did have an impressive first year. In total over $1 billion was wagered in the state, resulting in over $75 million in revenue for operators and over $25 million in tax revenue for the state.

Chris Lollis

Chief Content Officer

Chris Lollis is the founder and senior editor at Hello Rookie. He has over a decade of experience in the sports betting industry and has covered everything from the PASPA repeal to every state launch since. Chris currently contributes guides, reviews, and betting tips at Hello Rookie.