All 50 US States Online Gambling

Each State in the US has the authority to set their own individual gambling laws, irrespective and without influence of neighboring States. It is therefore extremely difficult to keep abreast of the changes of online gambling laws pertinent to each State. As a point of convenience, we have therefore compiled for you the legality of online gambling of each US State for you as at September 2019.

Alabama Online Gambling

  • Bingo – Legal – Deemed as a lottery and is therefore Legal. Can be played at the tribal casinos.
  • Casinos – Legal – Three tribal casinos are available to legally play at. Made legal by the Federal Indian Gaming Regulatory Act.
  • Daily Fantasy Sport – Legal – Prohibition overturned and legalized in May 2019
  • Poker – Illegal – Poker is illegal, however  there are several offshore online poker sites that accept Alabama players.
  • Sports Betting – Illegal – Remains illegal indefinitely. Did show possibility of becoming legal late 2018, but strong lobbying from opponents has stopped legalization of sports betting in its tracks.

Alaska Online Gambling

  • Bingo – Legal – Available at the two tribal gaming venues.
  • Casinos – Legal – Two tribal gaming venues which offer Class II machines as approved by the Federal National Gaming Commission in accordance with the Indian Gambling Regulatory Act.
  • Daily Fantasy Sport – Legal? – DFS sites are accepting players from Alaska, and there appears to be no enforcement of the law if it is illegal.
  • Poker – Illegal – Card rooms becoming legalized is on the agenda for debate in the Senate. There is a chance of poker becoming legalized in 2020.
  • Sports Betting – Illegal – High unlikely of becoming legalized, however there is a glimmer of hope.

Arizona Online Gambling

  • Bingo – Legal – Legal for social and non profit fund raising activities.
  • Casinos – Legal – over 30 casinos are available to play at.
  • Daily Fantasy Sport – Legal? – DFS sites are accepting players from Arizona, and there appears to be no enforcement of the law if it is illegal.
  • Poker – Legal – poker rooms and tournaments are available.
  • Sports Betting – Illegal – remains illegal but there is small hope of change. But don’t hold your breath. Come back in a couple of years to hear if anything has changed.

Arkansas Online Gambling

  • Bingo – Legal – Social gaming, charity and non profit available.
  • Casinos – Legal –  five casinos are available to be played at. Online casino legality is questionable, however offshore casino sites are able and willing to accept Arkansas players.
  • Daily Fantasy Sport – Legal – in 2017 DFS was legalized.
  • Poker – Legal – Poker tournaments available. Online poker legality is questionable, however offshore poker sites are able and willing to accept Arkansas players.
  • Sports Betting – Legal – is legal but you will only be able to place a bet with the one sports book provider –  Oaklawn Park in Hot Springs. Online Sports betting remains illegal.

California Online Gambling

  • Bingo – Legal – Became 18 years of age minimum on July 2019. Minors under the age of 18 can be spectators but cannot participate.
  • Casinos – Legal – Offers high end top call casinos and resorts. The grandeur and style of Las Vegas. Online casino legality is questionable, however offshore casino sites are able and willing to accept California players.
  • Daily Fantasy Sport – Legal? – The largest number of DFS players reside in California, but surprisingly DFS remains unregulated, and could be regarded as illegal.
  • Poker – Legal – Poker room and tournaments are legal. Online poker questionable regarding legality, but is offered to residents of California via offshore poker sites.
  • Sports Betting – Illegal

Colorado Online Gambling

  • Bingo – Legal – there is an abundant number of bingo halls available.
  • Casinos – Legal – both online and land based casino gambling is legal. The minimum age is 21.
  • Daily Fantasy Sport – Legal – became the fifth state to legalize DFS in 2016.
  • Poker – Legal – poker rooms are available to be played at. Online is unregulated, however offshore poker sites do accept residents from Colorado.
  • Sports Betting – Illegal – still a work in progress. A bill was put forward for debate, but discussions are stalling. Expect an outcome by voters in November 2019.

Connecticut Online Gambling

  • Bingo – Legal – Bingo is legal however the minimum age varies from 18 to 21 depending on the bingo hall location.
  • Casinos – Legal – A duopoly between the tribal casinos – Foxwoods and Mohegan Suns. Online casinos are available to Connecticut residents.
  • Daily Fantasy Sport – Legal? – unclear of legality, however DFS sites are accepting Connecticut residents.
  • Poker – Legal – there is a wide range of pokers rooms and games to play at.
  • Sports Betting – Illegal – bill raised for approval has been delayed until mid 2020. It appears highly unlikely that this bill will pass, unless there is support by incumbent tribal casinos.

Delaware Online Gambling

  • Bingo – Legal – a vast number of options for bingo halls throughout the state.
  • Casinos – Legal – there are three casinos available to play at. Online casino games, including slots, video poker, lottery is also legal and available.
  • Daily Fantasy Sport – Legal – the fourteenth state to legalize DFS. There was a period that DFS sites could not operate prior to 2017, however, legalization was pushed through and DFS sites now accept Delaware residents.
  • Poker – Legal – plenty on offer. Poker tournaments and poker rooms are plenty to choose from. Online poker is also accepted and is legal.
  • Sports Betting – Legal – began taking single sports bets in 2017 and has not opened up to accept a wide variety of sports betting options. Online sports betting is also accepted and is legal.

Florida Online Gambling

  • Bingo – Legal – allowed for non profits and charitable organizations. The prize pool cannot exceed $250 in value for each game.
  • Casinos – Legal – a vast array of tribal casinos to choose from. Online casinos technically illegal, however offshore casino sites accept residents of Florida.
  • Daily Fantasy Sport – Legal? – DFS remains unregulated, and could be regarded as illegal. Nevertheless the largest DFS operators DraftKing and FanDuel continue to accept residents from Florida.
  • Poker – Legal – Poker rooms and tournaments are a plenty. Online poker technically illegal, however, offshore pokers sites accept residents of Florida.
  • Sports Betting – Illegal – disagreement between the tribal casinos who are against have led to legalizing sports betting to an impasse.

Georgia Online Gambling

  • Bingo – Legal? – It is questionable whether online bingo is legal in Georgia. Nevertheless, Online Bingo is allowed and accepted by offshore bingo sites.
  • Casinos – Illegal – Online casino legality is questionable, however offshore casino sites are able and willing to accept players.
  • Daily Fantasy Sport – Illegal – Bill in progress to legalize sports betting. But high unlikely to pass.
  • Poker – Illegal
  • Sports Betting – Illegal – Bill in progress to legalize sports betting. But high unlikely to pass.

Hawaii Online Gambling

  • Bingo – Illegal -Remain illegal indefinitely.
  • Casinos -Illegal -Remain illegal indefinitely.
  • Daily Fantasy Sport – Illegal -Bill in progress to legalize sports betting. But high unlikely to pass.
  • Poker – Illegal -Remain illegal indefinitely.
  • Sports Betting – Illegal -Remain illegal indefinitely.

Idaho Online Gambling

  • Bingo – Legal – Online Bingo is allowed and accepted by offshore bingo sites.
  • Casinos – Legal – Online casino legality is questionable, however offshore casino sites are able and willing to accept Idaho players.
  • Daily Fantasy Sport – Legal
  • Poker – Legal
  • Sports Betting – Illegal

Illinois Online Gambling

  • Bingo – Illegal – Online Bingo is considered gambling and is therefore technically illegal. But as with online casinos, for many US States, the laws aren’t enforced. 
  • Casinos – Legal – Online casino legality is questionable, however offshore casino sites are able and willing to accept Illinois players.
  • Daily Fantasy Sport – Legal – Bill from 2017 passed in 2019.
  • Poker – Legal
  • Sports Betting – Illegal

Indiana Online Gambling

  • Bingo – Illegal – Online Bingo is considered gambling and is therefore technically illegal. But as with online casinos, for many US States, the laws aren’t enforced. 
  • Casinos – Legal – Online casino legality is questionable, however offshore casino sites are able and willing to accept Indiana players.
  • Daily Fantasy Sport – Legal
  • Poker – Legal
  • Sports Betting – Illegal

Iowa Online Gambling

  • Bingo – Legal – Online Bingo is allowed and accepted by offshore bingo sites.
  • Casinos – Legal – Online casino legality is questionable, however offshore casino sites are able and willing to accept Iowa players.
  • Daily Fantasy Sport – Legal – Bill from 2017 passed in early 2019.
  • Poker – Legal
  • Sports Betting – Legal – the ninth state to legalize sports betting.

Kansas Online Gambling

  • Bingo – Legal – Online Bingo is allowed and accepted by offshore bingo sites.
  • Casinos – Legal – Online casino legality is questionable, however offshore casino sites are able and willing to accept Kansas players.
  • Daily Fantasy Sport – Legal
  • Poker – Legal
  • Sports Betting – Illegal

Kentucky Online Gambling

  • Bingo – Legal – Online Bingo is allowed and accepted by offshore bingo sites.
  • Casinos – Legal – Online casino legality is questionable, however offshore casino sites are able and willing to accept Kentucky players.
  • Daily Fantasy Sport – Legal – Bill passed in 2019.
  • Poker – Legal
  • Sports Betting – Illegal

Louisiana Online Gambling

  • Bingo – Illegal – Online Bingo is considered gambling and is therefore technically illegal. But as with online casinos, for many US States, the laws aren’t enforced. 
  • Casinos – Illegal – Online casinos are illegal, however offshore casino sites are able and willing to accept Louisiana players.
  • Daily Fantasy Sport – Legal- Bill passed in May 2018.
  • Poker – Illegal – Online poker is illegal.
  • Sports Betting – Illegal

Maine Online Gambling

  • Bingo – Legal – Online Bingo is allowed and accepted by offshore bingo sites.
  • Casinos – Legal – Online casino legality is questionable, however offshore casino sites are able and willing to accept Maine players.
  • Daily Fantasy Sport – Legal – legalized in 2017
  • Poker – Illegal
  • Sports Betting – Illegal

Maryland Online Gambling

  • Bingo – Legal – Online Bingo is allowed and accepted by offshore bingo sites.
  • Casinos – Legal – Online casino legality is questionable, however offshore casino sites are able and willing to accept Maryland players.
  • Daily Fantasy Sport – Legal – But Bill raised to prevent kiosk terminals from being legal.
  • Poker – Legal
  • Sports Betting – Illegal

Massachusetts Online Gambling

  • Bingo – Legal – Online Bingo is allowed and accepted by offshore bingo sites.
  • Casinos – Legal- Online casino legality is questionable, however offshore casino sites are able and willing to accept Massachusetts players.
  • Daily Fantasy Sport – Legal – Bill legalized in July 2018.
  • Poker – Legal
  • Sports Betting – Illegal

Michigan Online Gambling

  • Bingo – Illegal -Online Bingo is considered gambling and is therefore technically illegal. But as with online casinos, for many US States, the laws aren’t enforced. 
  • Casinos – Legal – Online casino legality is questionable, however offshore casino sites are able and willing to accept Michigan players.
  • Daily Fantasy Sport – Legal – Bill passed to legalize fee paying Players.
  • Poker – Legal
  • Sports Betting – Illegal

Minnesota Online Gambling

  • Bingo – Legal – Online Bingo is allowed and accepted by offshore bingo sites.
  • Casinos – Legal – Online casino legality is questionable, however offshore casino sites are able and willing to accept Minnesota players.
  • Daily Fantasy Sport – Legal – Bill passed to legalize fee paying Players.
  • Poker – Legal
  • Sports Betting – Illegal

Mississippi Online Gambling

  • Bingo – Legal – Online Bingo is allowed and accepted by offshore bingo sites.
  • Casinos – Legal – Online casino legality is questionable, however offshore casino sites are able and willing to accept Mississippi players.
  • Daily Fantasy Sport – Legal
  • Poker – Legal
  • Sports Betting – Legal – the fourth state to legalize sports betting.

Missouri Online Gambling

  • Bingo – Legal – Online Bingo is allowed and accepted by offshore bingo sites.
  • Casinos – Legal – Online casino legality is questionable, however offshore casino sites are able and willing to accept Missouri players.
  • Daily Fantasy Sport – Legal- Bill passed to legalize fee paying Players.
  • Poker – Legal
  • Sports Betting – Illegal

Montana Online Gambling

  • Bingo – Legal – Online Bingo is allowed and accepted by offshore bingo sites.
  • Casinos – Legal – Online casino legality is questionable, however offshore casino sites are able and willing to accept Montana players.
  • Daily Fantasy Sport – Legal
  • Poker – Legal
  • Sports Betting – Illegal

Nebraska Online Gambling

  • Bingo – Legal – Online Bingo is allowed and accepted by offshore bingo sites.
  • Casinos – Legal – Online casino legality is questionable, however offshore casino sites are able and willing to accept Nebraska players.
  • Daily Fantasy Sport – Legal – Bill passed to legalize fee paying Players.
  • Poker – Legal
  • Sports Betting – Illegal

Nevada Online Gambling

  • Bingo – Illegal – Online Bingo is considered gambling and is therefore technically illegal. But as with online casinos, for many US States, the laws aren’t enforced. 
  • Casinos – Legal – Online casino legality is questionable, however offshore casino sites are able and willing to accept Nevada players.
  • Daily Fantasy Sport – Legal
  • Poker – Legal
  • Sports Betting – Legal – the first to legalize sports betting.

New Hampshire Online Gambling

  • Bingo – Legal – Online Bingo is allowed and accepted by offshore bingo sites.
  • Casinos – Legal – Online casino legality is questionable, however offshore casino sites are able and willing to accept New Hampshire players.
  • Daily Fantasy Sport – Illegal
  • Poker – IlLegal
  • Sports Betting – Illegal

New Jersey Online Gambling

  • Bingo – Legal – Online Bingo is allowed and accepted by offshore bingo sites.
  • Casinos – Legal – 
  • Daily Fantasy Sport – Legal
  • Poker – Legal
  • Sports Betting – Legal – the third state to legalize sports betting.

New Mexico Online Gambling

  • Bingo – Legal – Online Bingo is allowed and accepted by offshore bingo sites.
  • Casinos – Legal – Online casino legality is questionable, however offshore casino sites are able and willing to accept New Mexico players.
  • Daily Fantasy Sport – Legal
  • Poker – Legal
  • Sports Betting – Legal – made through offering via tribal casinos as Class III gambling under the IGRA.

New York Online Gambling

  • Bingo – Illegal – Online Bingo is considered gambling and is therefore technically illegal. But as with online casinos, for many US States, the laws aren’t enforced. 
  • Casinos – Legal – Online casino legality is questionable, however offshore casino sites are able and willing to accept New York players.
  • Daily Fantasy Sport – Legal
  • Poker – Legal
  • Sports Betting – Legal – the eighth state to legalize sports betting.

North Carolina Online Gambling

  • Bingo – Legal – Online Bingo is allowed and accepted by offshore bingo sites.
  • Casinos – Legal – Online casino legality is questionable, however offshore casino sites are able and willing to accept North Carolina players.
  • Daily Fantasy Sport – Illegal – In June 2019 the state rejected legalizing DFS.
  • Poker – Legal
  • Sports Betting – Illegal

North Dakota Online Gambling

  • Bingo – Legal – Online Bingo is allowed and accepted by offshore bingo sites.
  • Casinos – Legal – Online casino legality is questionable, however offshore casino sites are able and willing to accept North Dakota players.
  • Daily Fantasy Sport – Legal
  • Poker – Legal
  • Sports Betting – Illegal

Ohio Online Gambling

  • Bingo – Legal – Online Bingo is allowed and accepted by offshore bingo sites.
  • Casinos – Legal – Online casino legality is questionable, however offshore casino sites are able and willing to accept Ohio players.
  • Daily Fantasy Sport – Legal
  • Poker – Legal
  • Sports Betting – Illegal

Oklahoma Online Gambling

  • Bingo – Legal – Online Bingo is allowed and accepted by offshore bingo sites.
  • Casinos – Legal – Online casino legality is questionable, however offshore casino sites are able and willing to accept Oklahoma players.
  • Daily Fantasy Sport – Legal
  • Poker – Legal
  • Sports Betting – Illegal

Oregon Online Gambling

  • Bingo – Illegal – Online Bingo is considered gambling and is therefore technically illegal. But as with online casinos, for many US States, the laws aren’t enforced. 
  • Casinos – Legal – Online casino legality is questionable, however offshore casino sites are able and willing to accept Oregon players.
  • Daily Fantasy Sport – Legal
  • Poker – Legal
  • Sports Betting – Legal – some tribal casinos have begun to offer sports betting. The Oregon Gambling Commission is also preparing to open a sports book to being accepting sport bets.

Pennsylvania Online Gambling

  • Bingo – Legal – Online Bingo is allowed and accepted by offshore bingo sites.
  • Casinos – Legal – Online casinos are legal for PA residents.
  • Daily Fantasy Sport – Legal
  • Poker – Legal
  • Sports Betting – Legal – the sixth state to legalize online sports betting.

Rhode Island Online Gambling

  • Bingo – Legal – Online Bingo is allowed and accepted by offshore bingo sites.
  • Casinos – Legal
  • Daily Fantasy Sport – Legal – Bill passed to legalize fee paying Players.
  • Poker – Legal
  • Sports Betting – Legal – the seventh state to legalize sports betting.

South Carolina Online Gambling

  • Bingo – Legal – Online Bingo is allowed and accepted by offshore bingo sites.
  • Casinos – Legal
  • Daily Fantasy Sport – Legal
  • Poker – Illegal
  • Sports Betting – Illegal

South Dakota Online Gambling

  • Bingo – Illegal – Online Bingo is considered gambling and is therefore technically illegal. But as with online casinos, for many US States, the laws aren’t enforced. 
  • Casinos – Illegal – technically illegal, but as with DFS, offshore online site accept Players.
  • Daily Fantasy Sport – Illegal – but it is offered by DFS sites and even the Governor admits that play is allowed to continue unregulated and unlicensed.
  • Poker – Legal
  • Sports Betting – Illegal

Tennessee Online Gambling

  • Bingo – Legal – Online Bingo is allowed and accepted by offshore bingo sites.
  • Casinos – Legal
  • Daily Fantasy Sport – Legal
  • Poker – Legal
  • Sports Betting – Illegal

Texas Online Gambling

  • Bingo – Legal – Online Bingo is allowed and accepted by offshore bingo sites.
  • Casinos – Illegal – Online casinos technically illegal, however offshore casino sites accept residents of Texas.
  • Daily Fantasy Sport – Legal
  • Poker – Legal
  • Sports Betting – Illegal

Utah Online Gambling

  • Bingo – Illegal – Indefinitely
  • Casinos – Illegal – Indefinitely
  • Daily Fantasy Sport – Illegal – Indefinitely
  • Poker – Illegal – Indefinitely
  • Sports Betting – Illegal – Indefinitely

Vermont Online Gambling

  • Bingo – Legal – Online Bingo is allowed and accepted by offshore bingo sites.
  • Casinos – Illegal – Online casinos technically illegal, however offshore casino sites accept residents of Vermont.
  • Daily Fantasy Sport – Illegal
  • Poker – Legal
  • Sports Betting – Illegal

Virginia Online Gambling

  • Bingo – Legal – Online Bingo is allowed and accepted by offshore bingo sites.
  • Casinos – Illegal – Online casinos technically illegal, however offshore casino sites accept residents of Virginia.
  • Daily Fantasy Sport – Legal – Bill passed to legalize fee paying Players.
  • Poker – Legal
  • Sports Betting – Illegal

Washington Online Gambling

  • Bingo – Illegal – Online Bingo is considered gambling and is therefore technically illegal. But as with online casinos, for many US States, the laws aren’t enforced. 
  • Casinos – Illegal – Online casinos technically illegal, however offshore casino sites accept residents of Washington.
  • Daily Fantasy Sport – Legal – Bill passed to legalize fee paying Players.
  • Poker – Legal
  • Sports Betting – Legal – BUT only for a narrow window of a limit of up to $1 per bet on a sports board of 100 squares. Illegal for the most part of sports betting.

West Virginia Online Gambling

  • Bingo – Legal – Online Bingo is allowed and accepted by offshore bingo sites.
  • Casinos – Illegal – Online casinos technically illegal, however offshore casino sites accept residents of West Virginia.
  • Daily Fantasy Sport – Legal
  • Poker – Legal
  • Sports Betting – Legal – the fifth state to legalize sports betting.

Wisconsin Online Gambling

  • Bingo – Illegal -Online Bingo is considered gambling and is therefore technically illegal. But as with online casinos, for many US States, the laws aren’t enforced. 
  • Casinos – Illegal – Online casinos technically illegal, however offshore casino sites accept residents of Wisconsin.
  • Daily Fantasy Sport – Legal – Bill passed to legalize fee paying Players.
  • Poker – Legal
  • Sports Betting – Illegal

Wyoming Online Gambling

  • Bingo – Legal – Online Bingo is allowed and accepted by offshore bingo sites.
  • Casinos – Illegal – Online casinos technically illegal, however offshore casino sites accept residents of Wyoming.
  • Daily Fantasy Sport – Legal
  • Poker – Legal
  • Sports Betting – Illegal
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