Sports betting is legal in West Virginia. Wagers may be made at a casino sportsbook or on mobile betting apps. This page covers the companies that operate retail and online sportsbooks in West Virginia.
West Virginia’s legal sportsbooks offer a wide menu of betting options. Wagering is permitted on a variety of sports, including college and professional leagues such as the NCAA, NFL, NBA, MLB, MLS, PGA, NASCAR, UFC, and NHL.
Sports available for wagering action in West Virginia include football, basketball, baseball, hockey, soccer, golf, auto racing, boxing, mixed martial arts, and tennis. The types of bets accepted span the spectrum: examples include straight bets, parlays, teasers, pleasers, futures, and props.
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The Greenbrier offers sports betting under two different brands. FanDuel operates the casino’s in-house sportsbook. FanDuel also has a mobile betting app that is licensed through Greenbrier.
BetMGM is also partnered with Greenbrier. It has a betting app but no live betting window on the property.
Hollywood Casino sportsbook
Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races has a live Barstool Sportsbook on the property. The betting window opens at 10am on weekends and noon on weekdays. It closes at 8pm Sunday through Thursday and 10pm on Friday and Saturday. A mobile app is also available to players.
The casino’s other mobile sports betting app is operated by DraftKings. West Virginians played daily fantasy sports (DFS) through DraftKings for years before the state legalized sports betting, and DFS action remains available as well. DraftKings does not have a retail sportsbook in West Virginia. It is only available as an online sportsbook.
Mardi Gras Casino sportsbook
Betly, an IGT brand, is the sports betting partner of Mardi Gras Casino. It operates the betting counter at its casino cage and five kiosk machines on the property. Sports bets may be placed from 9am to 4am daily at Mardi Gras Casino. Betly offers a mobile betting app.
Mountaineer Casino sportsbook
The sportsbook at Mountaineer Casino is operated by Caesars Sportsbook. It was previously William Hill, which was acquired by Caesars in 2021. The typical Caesars Sportsbook promotion involves receiving a bonus bet if your first wager loses.
The Mountaineer Casino sportsbook opens at 11:30am on weekends and 1:30pm on weekdays. It closes daily at 8:30pm. The Caesars Sportsbook app, which takes online wagers, may be funded at this location or on any mobile device.
BetRivers is also partnered with Mountaineer Casino in West Virginia. BetRivers is only available for mobile betting in West Virginia. It does not have a sportsbook in one of the state’s casinos.
Wheeling Island sportsbook
Betly also operates the sportsbook at Wheeling Island. This sportsbook opens at 11am on weekdays and at 10am on weekends. It closes at 10pm nightly. Kiosks throughout the casino accept cash wagers and pay tickets after the sportsbook’s hours of operation. Wheeling Island also has a mobile betting app with Betly.
West Virginia sports betting FAQ
Can I bet on sports on my phone in West Virginia?
Yes. Several sports betting apps are available for mobile devices.
How old must I be to bet on sports in West Virginia?
All sports bettors must be at least 21 years of age.
Can I bet on West Virginia sports betting apps if I live in another state?
Yes. However, you must be within the physical borders of West Virginia to place bets online, and your location is tracked and verified to ensure this.
Can I make a mobile sports betting account on my phone in West Virginia?
Yes. You do not need to go to a sportsbook to create the account. It may all be done on a phone or tablet.
Can I deposit and withdraw from West Virginia sports betting apps on my phone?
Yes. You may make electronic deposits and withdrawals through the online sportsbook app.
How do I deposit into a West Virginia mobile sports betting app?
Numerous deposit methods are available. These include credit cards such as Visa, Mastercard, electronic checks, wire transfers, and online wallets such as PayNearMe, PayPal, and Skrill. Additional deposit methods may be added in the future, making it easy to fund West Virginia mobile betting apps.
Can I deposit cash to fund a West Virginia mobile betting account?
Yes. You may use PayNearMe or go to the related sportsbook in person.
How do I withdraw from a West Virginia mobile sportsbook?
Electronic checks, debit cards, PayPal, Skrill, and wire transfers are common withdrawal options at the state’s online sportsbooks.
Can I bet at the FanDuel sportsbook at Greenbrier?
Only registered hotel guests and club members may visit the FanDuel sportsbook at Greenbrier. The FanDuel mobile app, however, is open to all players.
Last updated: May 9, 2023