Online gambling has been legal in most states following the Supreme Court’s recent decision to strike down federal prohibitions, opening the way for increased sports betting and casino play in many areas.

Connecticut recently joined other states in legalizing online gaming, though the state only permits two operators in its new market – DraftKings and FanDuel for casino-style online casino gaming.


Nevada legalized sports gambling in 2019, and now allows betting on both professional and college games both online and in person; collegiate player prop bets remain prohibited, however.

Although real-money casino gambling is unregulated in Nevada, players can enjoy both social and free casino gaming experiences at reputable casinos that accept various payment methods (debit and credit cards), as well as providing secure websites with responsible gaming information.

New Jersey

New Jersey provides its players with an abundance of online casino options regulated by its Division of Gaming Enforcement, each site featuring different games. Furthermore, players have access to 24-hour confidential helpline and national council for problem gambling for assistance and support.

Garden State was among the first states to legalize sports betting following Supreme Court reversal; opening sportsbooks just six months post-reversal. Betting on in-state collegiate teams however is prohibited.


Pennsylvania’s legal gambling sites provide a range of gambling options, from eSports and traditional casino games, poker, sports betting and bonus bets. Furthermore, they feature competitive welcome offers and bonus bets.

PA online casinos are overseen by the state Gaming Control Board and must abide by all its requirements, while also being able to source games from outside their region, resulting in wider live casino selections than those found within PA itself.

West Virginia

West Virginia lawmakers decided to legalize sports betting, poker and casino gaming following the repeal of a federal ban in 2018. West Virginia casinos offer various online gambling options available for their guests.

The top West Virginia casinos feature an expansive selection of games, from popular slots and table games to live dealer tables – some even follow mobile-first strategies!


Delaware is one of several US states to legalize online casino gambling, having established the first legal casinos in 2013. Regulated by its state lottery, Delaware’s online casinos provide both free play games as well as real money wagering options on popular slot and table games.

Delaware was the first state to legally allow single-game sports betting after the Supreme Court struck down PASPA. Three land racinos operate legally within its borders that accept sports bets under oversight from its state lottery.


Maryland remains prohibitive to online casino gambling, yet residents do have the option of gambling at offshore sites that provide access to top-ranked casino games.

As soon as PASPA was struck down by the Supreme Court, lawmakers introduced multiple bills to legalize sports gambling within their state. Finally, in 2021 they managed to pass one that allows retail sportsbooks to operate legally in Louisiana.


At present, Massachusetts does not permit online casinos; however, regulated sports betting sites exist within its borders.

MA players will have access to real money online casino gaming if and when lawmakers approve new legislation. Regulated sites must offer responsible gambling tools and resources for players that help protect problem gamblers. Furthermore, licensed sites must pay taxes that benefit local communities.


Maine offers numerous gambling options, from licensed online gaming platforms to unlicensed operators who may exploit residents. But be wary: Unauthorized operators could exploit you!

Governor Janet Mills signed into law LD 585 in May 2022, legalizing sports betting in Maine and setting aside 10% of sports wagering revenue to the state government. Under this legislation, contests based on college or amateur events are specifically excluded.

New Hampshire

New Hampshire may not permit full-scale casinos, but it does permit charitable gaming through various forms, including poker rooms that operate like smaller casinos without slot machines and must donate 35% of profits to charity.

New Hampshire law permits online gambling, but players should be wary of sites claiming they’re legal but that don’t comply with state regulations. Some such sites could even operate outside the state altogether and breach local regulations.

Rhode Island

Rhode Island stands out as one of the few states offering real-money online gambling, both through two land casinos offering sports betting and more recently with Daily Fantasy Sports added as part of the state’s selection.

Rhode Islanders betting on sports can contribute some of their sports betting earnings to the general fund and can utilize tools such as deposit limits and contest entry caps in order to stay responsible while gambling.