Betting Info - West Virginia - Yahoo Sports

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Everything you need to know about betting on sports in West Virginia.

West Virginia joined the United States in 1863 as the 35th state in the Union.

Its capital is its largest city — Charleston — and the state is known for the beautiful Appalachian Mountains and country hillsides.

Is sports betting legal in West Virginia?

Yes, in-person and online sports betting is legal in West Virginia via apps from mobile sportsbooks that allow you to bet from anywhere within the state limits.

When did sports betting become legal in West Virginia?

Sports betting was legalized in West Virginia in March 2018.

The first in-person sports wager was placed on September 1, 2018 and online sports wagers were accepted in December 2018.

Where is sports betting legal in West Virginia?

On Sept.1, 2018, sports betting came online via apps on smartphones, tablets and computers. Offshore and non-registered sports betting and online sportsbooks are illegal in West Virginia.

How old do you have to be to bet on sports in West Virginia?

As long as you are 21 years of age or older, you can bet at any registered and certified sportsbook online within the state of West Virginia.

Where can I find the best online sports betting odds in West Virginia?

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Is sports betting legal in West Virginia?

Sports betting is not legal in West Virginia and no legislation has been proposed.

Teams in West Virginia

  • West Virginia Mountaineers
  • Marshall Thundering Herd