The online betting landscape continues to develop and change by the day. New Jersey was one of the first states to get in on the action, launching online betting in the sports field on June 14, 2018.
The first legal bet was placed in New Jersey that day at Monmouth Park and many sportsbooks have popped up in the area since then.
Many other states have followed as the legalization of online betting has become a hot-button issue across the United States.
The following list is subject to change as more and more states legalize online betting.
Current state of online betting in each state
|State||Sports online betting launch|
|Arkansas||Yes – July 1, 2019|
|Delaware||Yes – June 5, 2018|
|Illinois||Yes – expected Summer 2020|
|Indiana||Yes – September 1, 2019|
|Iowa||Yes – August 15, 2019|
|Mississippi||Yes – August 1, 2018|
|Montana||Yes – October 2019|
|New Jersey||Yes – June 14, 2018|
|New Mexico||Yes – October 17, 2018|
|New York||Commercial casinos only|
|Nevada||Yes – 1949|
|Oregon||Yes – August 27, 2019|
|Pennsylvania||Yes – November 17, 2019|
|Rhode Island||Yes – November 26, 2018|
|Tennessee||Yes – expected Summer 2020|
|West Virginia||Yes – August 30, 2018|
Online Betting Sites
Despite legal online betting being still in the infant stages, there are several sports betting operators you can bet with in New Jersey.
- FanDuel Sportsbook
- DraftKings Sportsbook
- Fox Bet
- SugarHouse (rebranding to BetRivers soon)
- Borgata Sports
- Resorts Sports
- Monkey Knife Fight
For more information on these operators, we have reviews on each of these sportsbooks, including sign-up offers and bonus codes.
As online betting continues to gain in popularity, new betting sites will enter the industry, providing you with even more ways to wager and redeem amazing bonuses when you sign up to a sportsbook.
Get ready to enjoy the world of online betting with some of the best sportsbooks operating, all of which are licensed and regulated.
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Online Betting Guides
You may be wondering what sports can I participate in online betting with? Here are just a few of your options.
The NBA has skyrocketed in popularity in recent years thanks to generational talents such as Lebron James and Stephen Curry, and the increased availability of out-of-market games with NBA League Pass.
Betting on the NBA is the most popular form of basketball betting worldwide. You’re able to find NBA online betting odds at pretty much every sportsbook and sportsbook app.
New to NBA online betting? No problem, our NBA guide will get you set up quickly.
The NFL is king when it comes to online betting in sports. There are many ways to bet on the NFL, including moneyline bets, betting on the point spread, prop bets and futures betting.
We’ll break down what all of that means in our NFL betting guide.
Learning how to bet on the NFL now will have you ready for the excitement of the NFL playoffs and most importantly, the Super Bowl.
Remember, it’s key to check out multiple sportsbook when deciding on NFL odds to wager on, as betting lines can be more or less favorable in each sportsbook. That goes for all online sports betting, not just the NFL.
With games every day throughout the summer, online betting on MLB is a great option. It’s easy to bet on a player or team’s hot streak as well as over-under win totals for the season.
Betting on MLB awards such as AL and NL MVP or even which team will win the World Series can be extremely lucrative. As a season-long bet, these are harder to predict but the payout can be immense.
Betting on the NHL is a great way to really enjoy the hockey season. Sportsbooks give you plenty of options when it comes to NHL online betting. Our NHL online betting guide breaks down the best sportsbooks to bet on hockey, as well as how to bet on hockey parlays and much more.
College basketball’s March Madness is one of the biggest events on the planet in the online betting industry. Whether it’s making a bracket or simply betting that North Carolina will advance to the Final Four, there are tons of ways to get in on the action when it comes to online betting college sports.
Our how to bet on March Madness guide will get you ready for the big dance next March.
While the NFL might be the most elite football league on the planet, it is not the only one. Many football fans and online betting players actually prefer college football. College football brings a lot of excitement, as well as a very good opportunity to make money.
Other sports you can bet on at an online sportsbook include:
– Horse racing (more on horse racing below)
You will find that online betting in horse racing uses different sportsbooks than the ones we mentioned above.
There are three big races that make up the American Triple Crown, the Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes and the Belmont Stakes.
Since 1919, only 13 horses have won all three in a season.
The Triple Crown begins with the Kentucky Derby on the first Saturday of May and concludes with the Belmont Stakes in June.These two Triple Crown races sandwich the Preakness, which is held two weeks after the Kentucky Derby and three weeks prior to the Belmont Stakes.
The Travers Stakes over the summer and the Breeders’ Cup Classic in late October/early November are other popular horse racing online betting options.
Online Casinos and Online Poker
Asides from sports betting, online casinos and online poker provide endless entertainment.
Bonus codes and sign-up offers will help you get started, similarly to our sportsbooks. The best online casino bonuses will often be first deposit match offers up to 100 percent of a certain amount.
With these kinds of bonus offers, you can receive the same amount (up to a certain amount) in bonuses that you deposit into your account on your first deposit.
So, in a way you are doubling your money if you take advantage of a first deposit match sign-up offer.
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The state of Delaware became the first state to legalize online gambling in the United States in the year 2012.
By November 2013, Delaware was ready to launch the first online casinos in the state.
New Jersey is currently the largest market for regulated online betting in the US. It’s not just New Jersey and Delaware that has legalized online casinos as Pennsylvania also has legal casino gambling.
NJ.com/betting has unlimited options for your online betting needs such as instant analysis on which players and teams are the right options to bet on, along with how-to guides for beginners.
Sportsbooks, casinos and poker applications provide amazing opportunities to win money and create entertainment for all.