12 States in the US That Legalized Online Gambling

The US is one of the few countries that do not fully support the online casino industry. Currently, there are only three gambling industries available to play in the US – Online Casino (Sweepstakes only), Online Poker (Sweepstakes only), and Online Sports Betting.

The legalization of online gambling in the US varies in every state. Currently, there only 12 states in the US that legalized online gaming, and they are as follows:

  1. New Jersey online gambling

The legal forms of online gambling in New Jersey are online sports betting, online casino, and online poker. It is the largest market for regulated online gaming, gaining $225 million per year.

  1. Pennsylvania online gambling

Major land-based casinos in Pennsylvania still have a more significant population than online casinos. DraftKings, FanDuel, and Unibet are some of the sportsbooks that feature online sports betting.

  1. West Virginia online gambling

The state already has online sports betting apps for their sportsbooks. Although legalized, online casinos, and online poker still cannot launch their sites until 2020.

  1. Indiana online gambling

Their online sports betting launched in October 2019 for both retail and mobile gaming. So far, the state still has no plans of legalizing online casinos and online poker.

  1. Iowa online gambling

In 2019, Iowa launched online sports betting, and sports betting sites begin to sprout in just six months. However, the state still has no plans for legalizing online poker and online casinos.

  1. New Hampshire online gambling

In December 2019, New Hampshire launched online sports betting, and DraftKings immediately launched their sportsbook. Currently, DraftKings is the only company for sports betting in New Hampshire.

  1. Online gambling in the State of Nevada

Online sports betting launched in December 2010 in Nevada. Online poker launched in April 2013. However, the state still has no plans for legalizing online casinos since it can hurt the land-based casinos in the area. Nevada is also home to sports betting for more than two decades now.

  1. Delaware online gambling

Online casinos and online poker first launched in November 2013, and then online sports betting followed in June of 2018.

  1. Oregon online gambling

In October 2019, Oregon launched online sports betting, making it one of the few states near Nevada to legalize online sports betting. So far, the state still has no plans of legalizing online casinos and online poker.

  1. State of Colorado online gambling

In May 2020, the possible launching of sports betting will happen. However, the state still has no plans for legalizing online casinos and online poker.

  1. Rhode Island online gambling

In March 2019, Rhode Island legalized sports betting, and it will launch in 2020. However, the state still has no plans for online casinos and online poker.

  1. Montana online gambling

Online sports betting got legalized in May 2019, but Montana still has no plans for legalizing online casinos and online poker.

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