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WEST VIRGINIA SPORTS BETTING – BETMGM LAUNCHES ONLINE SPORTS BETTING IN WV!
BetMGM has launched its online sportsbook in West Virginia! With sports betting legalized in December 2018, BetMGM can now bring the excitement of sports betting to The Mountain State. Now you have a way to show your true sports fandom and knowledge by getting behind your favorite teams and sharing in their success on the field.
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West Virginia was one of the first states to legalize both retail and online sports betting, since PASPA (the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act) was overturned in 2018.
West Virginia became the fifth U.S. state to legalize sports betting in August 2018 and became the third state to legalize online sports betting in December 2018. Just over a year later, BetMGM partnered with The Greenbrier and launched the BetMGM online sportsbook in January 2020.
As of December 2018 online sports betting is legal in the state of West Virginia. In order to operate in West Virginia, sportsbooks need to be partnered with one of the five licensed casinos and racinos in West Virginia.
BetMGM is one of four online sportsbooks available in the Mountain State and is partnered with The Greenbrier, so the BetMGM online sportsbook is licensed and open for business.
Betting on College Sports is permitted. This includes events taking place in West Virginia, as well as events involving teams and athletes located in The Mountain State.
While there are no professional and major league sports teams located in West Virginia, the state boasts incredibly strong collegiate sports programs. Bettors in West Virginia will still be able to bet on most popular professional and major league sports, as well as collegiate sports events, including:
- Basketball (NBA, WNBA, NCAAB, & more)
- Football (NFL, NCAAF, & more)
- Baseball (MLB, WBC, & more)
- Hockey (NHL & more)
- MMA (UFC & more)
On top of a wide selection of sports to bet on, West Virginians have a varied menu when it comes to the betting options. Some options included are spread betting, live betting, money lines, futures, props, and many more.
Because online sportsbooks are required to be partnered with a brick-and-mortar casino in order to be licensed in the state, there are both retail and online options for sports betting in West Virginia.
BetMGM offers unique product features, such as in-app, live-streamed sports events from around the world. West Virginian sports bettors will have access to industry-leading promotions only available from BetMGM and The Greenbrier, while inside the Mountain State.
Bettors must be at least 21 years or older in order to engage in legal sports betting in West Virginia.