West Virginia Sports Betting

West Virginia Sports Betting

Complete sports betting and sportsbook breakdown for the state of West Virginia

The state of West Virginia officially made sports betting legal in August of 2019. It didn’t take long for the largest sportsbooks in the industry, FanDuel and DraftKings, to be up and running. We have since seen both William Hill and BetMGM enter the space. Here are the complete details for the West Virginia sports betting bill:

West Virginia Sports Betting Details

Start DateAugust 30, 2020
Legal Age to Bet21
Online/In App BettingYes
Maximum BetNo Limit
Corresponding BillSB 415
Eligible SportsbooksOperators partnered with a WV casino.

West Virginia Sportsbooks

While the bar for entry is not nearly as high as we have seen with other states, not every major online sportsbook is operating in the state. In fact, of the major sportsbooks we work with, only FanDuel, DraftKings, and BetMGM are currently offering online and in-app betting in West Virginia right now. Below are our favorite sportsbook options available in WV today.

SportsbookOur GradePromo OfferGet Started
fanduel sportsbook colorado9.8Out of 10Up to:$500Free BetGet Offer
draftkings sportsbook colorado9.5Out of 10Up to:$1,025Deposit BonusGet Offer
betmgm colorado8.7Out of 10Up to:$500Deposit BonusGet Offer
williamhill colorado7.8Out of 10Up to:$250Free BetGet Offer

Additional West Virginia Sports Betting Options

In addition to the four most popular sportsbooks options list above, there are several brick-and-mortar sportsbooks located in the state’s casinos. Below is the complete list of options for West Virginia residents and visitors.

SportsbookCasinoLaunch Date
BetMGMGreenbrier ResortJanuary 2020
DraftKingsHollywood CasinoAugust 2019
FanDuelGreenbrier ResortAugust 2019
IGT (Betly)Mardi GrasTBD
IGT (Betly)Wheeling IslandTBD
William HillMauntaineer CasinoAugust 2019

Important note: After a dispute with a data provider, sister casinos Mardi Gras and Wheeling Island ceased sportsbook operations in March to shift from BetLucky to Betly. We would assume a start-date is approaching as locations reopen following the COVID hiatus.

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WV Sports Betting FAQ’s

There are several pressing questions WV residents have surrounding the legalization of sports betting in their state. Below are answers to several of the questions we have received most since SB 415 passed.

Is sports betting legal in West Virginia?

Yes, West Virginia passed a bill legalizing sports betting in March of 2018 and the first bet was officially placed in the state on August 30, 2019.

Can I bet online in WV?

Yes, online and in-app wagering is 100% legal in West Virginia. The three most popular sportsbooks operating online at the moment are DraftKings, FanDuel, and BetMGM.

What is the minimum age to bet on sports in WV?

The current minimum age to place a bet on sports in West Virginia is 21. This is in line with every other state that has passed sports betting legislation over the past three years.

What sports can I bet on in West Virginia?

You can bet on all major sports in West Virginia, including most college sports, the NFL, NBA, NHL, PGA, MLB, Nascar, UFC, and Tennis.

Is live betting available in West Virginia?

Live betting is available on all three of the major sportsbook apps available in WV. Live betting allows you to bet on games that are already in progress, from a moving spread to the outcome of the next play, everything that happens throughout a game is now available to bettors.

What types of bets can I place in West Virginia?

Sports gamblers have the full arsenal of bets available to them in WV. This includes totals, spreads, props, moneylines, teasers, and parlays.

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