West Virginia Sports Betting

Find Out Everything You Need About Sports Betting in The Mountain State

Best Online Sportsbooks in West Virginia

West Virginia has historically been a gambling-friendly state, so it’s no surprise that they offer several good sportsbook options. Here are the top online sportsbooks in The Mountain State—

West Virginia bettors must be 21+ and present to place wagers in the state. If you or a loved one is experiencing problems with gambling, call 1-800-GAMBLER or visit the National Council on Problem Gambling www.ncpgambling.org

DraftKings Sportsbook
10out of 10

Bet $5 Get $200 in Bonus Bets Instantly

Plus Up to $150 in Bonus Bet if Your Team Loses
21+ to wager. Gambling problem? Call 1-800-GAMBLER.
Caesars Sportsbook
9.8out of 10

$1,000 First Bet on Caesars

Paid in a Bonus Bet
21+ to wager. Gambling problem? Call 1-800-GAMBLER.
FanDuel Sportsbook
9.8out of 10

Bet $5 Get $200 in Bonus Bets

Win or Lose
21+ to wager. Gambling problem? Call 1-800-GAMBLER.
BetMGM Sportsbook Bonus Code
9.7out of 10

$1,500 First Bet Offer

Win or Get Your Bet Back
21+ to wager. Gambling problem? Call 1-800-GAMBLER.
PointsBet Sportsbook
9.5out of 10

$1,000 in Second Chance Bets

Paid as 10 x $100 Bonus Bets
21+ to wager. Gambling problem? Call 1-800-GAMBLER.
BetRivers Sportsbook
8.9out of 10

$250 Deposit Bonus

For All New Players
21+ to wager. Gambling problem? Call 1-800-GAMBLER.

Sports Betting Legislation in 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 Caesars 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.

In-Person Sportsbooks in West Virginia

In addition to the six 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.

West Virginia Sports Betting FAQs

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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