West Virginia Sports Betting

West Virginia has legal sports books! Place bets in the Mountain State legally at these bookmakers:

Online bookmakers in West Virginia
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Learn more about West Virginia sports betting by continuing this quick guide.

WV Sports Betting 2018

From the moment the PASPA was revoked, WV regulators jumped at the chance to regulate a new form of tax revenue and inject a huge opportunity for sports entertainment to the state. Now, WV resorts and casinos are allowed to offer sportsbooks, and online sports betting is coming soon too.

If you’re a resident of WV, or even just passing through, you’ll be able to bet on sports online from your computer and even your mobile phone. Lawmakers know that this measure is important to pass through before too much of the NFL season has gone by.

The biggest place to make a sports bet in the Mountain State is the Greenbrier Resort and Casino. Here, there is a sportsbook powered by Fanduel. Fanduel will be taking this product totally online and on mobile when the appropriate rules are regulated.

Best online sportsbooks in WV

West Virginia Sports BettingSportsbook
Greenbrier ResortPowered by Fanduel
Hollywood Casino at Charles Town RacesPowered by Marquee Rewards
BetAmericaOnline horse racing
TwinspiresOnline horse racing
XpressbetOnline horse racing
TVGOnline horse racing
More updates pending…TBA

It’s still early days for WV betting, so look for more sportsbooks to be coming soon. We’ll keep an updated list of which websites and facilities where you can bet on sports in the Mountain State. Here are some tips to increase your security when you want to bet online:

  • Make sure that the website address starts with https:// (or that you see that green padlock next to the address bar in a browser). That means the site is secure.
  • Pay attention to the abundance of sports being offered. The more there are, the better the sign is that you are registering with a serious company.
  • How long has the bookie been in business? If it is for a very long time, they can be trusted with your money.

These are some key things that you should pay attention to from the moment you visit a bookie’s website. If you take a close look, you can easily make sure you’ve chosen a safe brand for betting and having fun.

Bet on WVU Mountaineers

Any West Virginian knows that one of the best NCAA college football to bet on are the WVU Mountaineers. Playing in one of the best conferences, the Big 12, The Mountaineers always make for exciting games no matter who they play and are routinely ranked as one of the top college football teams in the nation. We’re looking forward to betting on Mountaineers football! Here’s their football schedule for this regular season:

WVU Mountaineers versusScore/Game Date
TennesseeW 14-40
Youngstown St.W 52-17
NC StateNew date TBA
Kansas State22/9
Texas Tech29/9
Iowa State13/10
Oklahoma St.17/11

Horse race betting

Horse racing is a very popular and well-regulated sports type in West Virginia. Betting on horses has long been legal in the US (West Virginia included) because horse racing occupies a unique spot in American culture. Big events like the Kentucky Derby are well-received and other horse race betting opportunities are welcome in WV. The following bookmakers specialize in providing odds for horse races, but you can also look for them to expand their portfolio to entire sportsbooks.

  • BetAmerica
  • Twinspires
  • TVG
  • Xpressbet

Can you sports bet outside of WV?

The repeal of PASPA influenced the direction sports betting in the entire US, not just West Virginia. The rules are changing constantly all the time and now two states will have exactly the same betting system. If you want to see what the sports betting rules are in your state or a state you might soon be visiting, check our US Bookies Interactive Map to find a playable bookmaker in the state you’ll be!