West Virginia online sports betting is live and available to sports bettors, no matter your location in the state.
With the opening of at least a half-dozen West Virginia sportsbooks, you can now place your bets on West Virginia University and Marshall University college sports teams. It’s 100% safe, legal and regulated through the state of West Virginia.
You can place your bets through a number of WV sportsbooks, which are located in casinos across the state. Some West Virginia casinos have even partnered with online heavyweights such as FanDuel and DraftKings to offer WV online sportsbetting to residents RIGHT NOW. Others have agreements with global providers such as William Hill and are likely to follow suite soon.
Sports bettors located in West Virginia can make wagers on WVU sports betting lines and Marshall University sportsbetting lines today at a number of West Virginia casinos.
FanDuel Sportsbook WV
Perhaps one of the top options for sports bettors in West Virginia is through the FanDuel Sportsbook WV. Opened in August of 2019, FanDuel is instantly recognizable to any sports fan for its history as a daily fantasy sports site. Through a partnership with online sportsbook, betfair, FanDuel is quickly becoming one of the top online sportsbooks in states where wagering is regulated on the internet.
FanDuel knows sports fans and is offering sports bettors an impressive mobile app to make their wagers, available through an iOS or Android app or through a web-browser.
DraftKings Sportsbook WV
Another big name that is ubiquitous with sports fans is DraftKings, the largest daily fantasy sports site in the world. They opened up their West Virginia online sportsbook just days after FanDuel and are poised to offer the state an attractive sportsbook that provides sports fans with not only a place to make their sports bets but also to keep customers entertained with a unique way to engage sports bettors which enhances the experience of being a fan.
The DraftKings Sportsbook comes to West Virginia through a partnership with the Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races. DraftKings users can place their bets through on app on iOS and Android devices as well as through a web browser on mobile devices or a computer.
The Casino Club at The Greenbrier
Based in West Sulpher Springs, The Casino Club at The Greenbrier serves southeastern West Virginia. Ranked as the 18th best casino in America, The Greenbrier is home to over 300 slot machines and 37 table games in addition to their newly opened sportsbook.
Operated by FanDuel, the The Casino Club at The Greenbrier offers a retail sportsbook complete with 21 screens in the casino’s sports lounge. As a FanDuel-powered book, customers of the casino can also easily place bets on the FanDuel online sportsbook in WV.
Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races
Located in the eastern panhandle of West Virginia, the Hollywood Casino at Charles Town sits in close proximity to both Baltimore and Washington D.C. Although the casino has been traditionally known for its large selection of slots games (over 2,500) and casino table games, a sportsbook was added in 2018.
The sportsbook is powered by William Hill and is located on the second floor of the casino, near the Skybox sports bar. Once in the sportsbook, players can enjoy individual viewing stations, 24 odds-display monitors and 50 feet of walls with 80 inch TV screens. The Hollywood Casino at Charles Town is expected to offer an online sports betting option through William Hill in the near future.
Mardi Gras Casino and Resort
The Mardi Gras Casino and Resort is the nearest casino to West Virgnia’s two largest cities — the casino is based in the outskirts of Charlestown and is less than an hour away from Huntington. Complete with over 900 different slots, 30 table games and a 24-table poker room, the casino also added a sportsbook in early 2019.
After having conflicts with a supplier, the Mardi Gras Casino and the associated BetLucky online sportsbook went offline sin early 2019. Parent company Delaware North is currently working on a solution to bring sports betting back to customers of the Mardi Gras Casino and Resort.
Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack and Resort
The Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack and Resort is located in north West Virginia on the Ohio border and just over an hour from Pittsburgh. Housing over 78,000 square feet of floor space, the casino has plenty of room for its 1500+ slot games, 36 table games and handful of poker tables.
A sportsbook powered by William Hill began taking bets in late 2018. Sports bettors can enjoy watching the game through comfortable seating and a large video wall of TVs to view the game. An online sportsbook is expected, and when it opens will also be powered by William Hill.
Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-RaceTrack
In northern Virginia lies the Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-RakeTrack. Like the Mardi Gras Casino and Resort, it is owned and operated by Delaware North. The casino itself houses 1,100 slot machines, 30 table games and a 9-table poker room. A sportsbook was added in December 2018 through the BetLucky brand, online and offline.
As was the case for the Mardi Gras Casino, Wheeling Island had to halt operations of its retail sportsbook as well as the online sportsbook through BetLucky. According to Wheeling Island, they are working to develop a long term solution to bring sports betting back to customers.
Frequently Asked Questions
With WV sports betting in its infancy there are many question you may have. We attempt to answer some of the most common questions sports bettors are asking.
Who can bet on sports in West Virginia?
In order to bet on sports in West Virginia you must be 21 years of age or older and be located in the state of West Virginia at the time of betting. If registering for an online sportsbook, you will also be required to be located in the state. You will also need to provide your identity to ensure that you are eligible to make wagers through an online sportsbook.
Where can sports bettors bet in West Virginia?
Sports bettors in the state can wager from anywhere in the state through a participating online sportsbook. Retail sportsbooks are also available at many of West Virginia’s casinos. See the list above for more information.
What sports are available to wager?
You can bet on most sports in WV, including college football games played by West Virginia University and Marshall University. WVU and Marshall University betting lines are offered at most sportsbooks.
In addition to college sports, bettors can place their wagers in most major sports such as the NFL, NBA, MLB, NHLE, soccer, boxing and auto racing, to name a few. The offerings will vary by sportsbook.
What type of bets are available to wager?
The state of WV offers betting lines for most wager types. Straight bets, spread betting and moneylines are the most popular ways to bet, but futures, props, teasers and round-robins are also part of the offerings available in the state.
When can West Virginians bet on sports?
Sports betting is available in the state right now. Online, sports betting lines are available around the clock, allowing you to place your wagers at your convenience.
Hours for retail sportsbooks vary in the state, but are usually open from around 9 or 10 AM in the morning to 12 AM to 1 AM at night. Make sure to become familiar with the hours of your preferred local sportsbook.