Sports wagering is legal in Washington, D.C. Act 22-594, the Sports Wagering Lottery Amendment Act of 2018, as amended by Act 23-2, was signed into law on January 23, 2019, and transmitted to the U.S. Congress for review on February 7, 2019.
Can you bet on sports in DC?
Washington, DC Sports Betting FAQs
Yes, both online and retail sports betting are legal and available in Washington DC. Online betting is only provided through the district lottery and the GambetDC platform.
Is DraftKings legal in Washington DC?
DraftKings DFS (daily fantasy sports) is legal in Washington, DC and is accessible to anyone over 18 in the state. However, DraftKings Sportsbook is not available in DC, nor are there any reported plans to launch the DraftKings sports betting app in the district.
Is FanDuel available in DC?
D.C. United announced on Wednesday they have partnered with FanDuel to open a sportsbook in 2021 at the club’s home stadium, Audi Field, pending licensing and approval from the DC Lottery.
Can I bet on sports online?
Is it legal to bet on sports online? Yes, but it depends on where you are located. Legal sports betting can be done online in many of the states mentioned above. You do not have to be a resident of a state to bet there, but you do need to be physically located within the state to place a legal online sports bet.
What states is DraftKings legal in?
States where DraftKings is legal include:
- North Carolina.
- West Virginia.
Can you bet on horses in DC?
Horse Racing Betting in Washington DC
Washington, DC does not have legal horse racing betting in any form. There are no horse racing tracks, off-track betting locations (OTBs), or advance deposit wagering sites (ADWs) available to residents.
Is sports gambling legal in Virginia?
Is sports betting legal in Virginia? Yes. Sports betting in Virginia became legal in April 2020 and you can place a legal sports bet in Virginia as of January 2021. This met the timeline state regulators had to launch legal sports betting, which was early in 2021.