Sports betting is legal in 19 states in one way or another.
Those states are: Arizona, Colorado, Connecticut, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Louisiana, Michigan, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia and Wyoming.
Other states will come online sometime in 2022. Some are a longer way off. In-person betting also exists in multiple states across the country, but the fastest growing part of the sports betting industry is in the online arena.
Here is a list of other legal online sports betting states.
Here's what you need to know about legal online sports betting in Oregon:
Can I legally bet online in Oregon?
Yes; if you are 21 or older. Online sports betting became legal in Oregon in August 2019. However, there is only one sports betting option in the state, which is controlled by the lottery.
How do I bet?
You can bet on sports anywhere within the state of Oregon by downloading the state lottery’s sports betting app on your smartphone/mobile device/computer/any online device. You can also place bets at two of the tribal casinos in the state.
Where can I bet?
Anywhere within the state’s boarders. You don’t need to be a resident of the state to sign up for an online account, but you do need to be in the state to place a bet – your smartphone or desktop plugin will use geolocation (“geofence”) technology to verify that your location when placing a wager. If you are a Oregon resident physically in another state, you will be blocked from placing a bet.
What can I bet on?
Only professional sports betting is allowed. Betting on college/NCAA games and players is prohibited in the state.
Who can I bet with?
There is only one online/mobile sports betting option in Oregon, through the state’s lottery:
Who oversees betting in Oregon?
The Oregon Lottery.
-- FrontPageBets Staff