Since the Supreme Court struck down a federal ban on sports betting in 2018, more states have legalized online gambling, although not all allow all forms of it. Rules vary between states for where and when bettors can place wagers – to help make your life simpler we’ve compiled an overview of which states permit this form of entertainment and where bets may be placed.

Utah and Hawaii remain without any form of legal gambling; however, many other states currently permit some form of online activity – some states permit sports betting while others enable casinos or daily fantasy sports gambling. We expect more states will introduce different forms of online gambling in coming years – we’ll keep you up-to-date as these developments happen!

This map highlights which states are currently providing some form of legal online gambling – such as sports betting, casino games, poker and daily fantasy sports – including mobile gambling. Click any state to see its details.

New Hampshire was one of the latest states to legalize sports betting, opening their market on Dec. 30, 2019 through DraftKings as its sole app and without partnering with land-based operators for retail locations. Their unique tax structure requires operators to return 10% of bets placed or pay an administrative fee; additionally they do not permit wagering on in-state college teams.

Louisiana began offering legal sports betting sites on Jan. 8, 2022 – just in time for Super Bowl LIV. Twenty riverboat casinos, horse race tracks, and other venues received licenses; legislation has since been passed to expand this number of licensed operations; one new sportsbook opened up in New Orleans; as well as adopting a revised tax structure that mandates bettors pay 1.85% of total betting handle as revenue due.

Kentucky came close to launching online sports betting in 2022, but a last-ditch effort to give its racetracks control of retail and mobile betting fell short. By 2023 however, Kentucky managed to pass a bill allowing racetracks and other venues to accept bets online; becoming one of the most lucrative betting markets in America with over $1 billion being wagered alone during 2023 alone!

Washington D.C. was the latest state to legalize sports betting, and since its introduction in 2021 has experienced robust growth since. Home to 21 online sportsbooks and leading in overall betting handle, its competitive, operator-friendly market has seen brands like FanDuel and Caesars Sportsbook as well as newer ones like Betting Exchange Prophet become prominent within its borders. GambetDC was launched as its own app as well.