Sports betting is legal and licensed in Pennsylvania. The first retail sportsbook opened in November 2018. Pennsylvania mobile sports betting launched in May 2019. Mobile sports betting is licensed by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board.
Pennsylvania sports betting is available in two forms. There are sportsbooks at most Pennsylvania casinos. Bets may be made at the counter or on kiosks at these properties. There is also mobile sports betting in Pennsylvania. Bets may be made on computers at some online sportsbooks. Android, iOS, Windows and Mac operating systems can access Pennsylvania sports betting.
Pennsylvania sports bettors must be at least 21 years old to play. Geolocation technology is used to ensure that a mobile bettor is within state lines. Attempted bets made outside state lines will be rejected.
Pennsylvania Advantage mobile sportsbook partners
The following mobile and online sportsbook are legal and licensed to operate in Pennsylvania. We may receive a commission if you create an account with one of our partner sites. This helps support Pennsylvania Advantage.
There are 13 live and over 10 mobile Pennsylvania sportsbooks. All casinos in the state have one, except Lady Luck. Mobile betting apps are licensed through Pennsylvania casinos. Deposits are as safe on the apps as chips are in the casino.
Barstool Sports is partnered with Hollywood Casino Penn National. Its retail sportsbook there is temporarily closed. There is one open at Hollywood Casino York. Bets may be made at kiosks located behind the table game pits or at the casino cage. Ticket windows open at 10am on weekends and noon during the week. It closes at 8pm on Tuesdays and Wednesdays and 10pm other nights.
Barstool Sports is also related to Meadows Gaming near Pittsburgh. Its sportsbook opens at noon Sunday through Thursday and 11am on Fridays and Saturdays. It closes at 8pm Sunday through Thursday and 9pm on weekend nights.
The Barstool Sports app is available for use anywhere in Pennsylvania. New players receive a free $10 just for creating an account. There is a risk-free bet of up to $1,000 for new depositors.
BetMGM is licensed through a partnership with Hollywood Casino Penn National. There are no sportsbook offers in Pennsylvania through BetMGM. However, they offer bonuses for signing up through its real money online casino or poker room.
Betfred operates the sportsbook at Wind Creek. It opens at 11am on weekdays and 9am on weekends. It closes at midnight Sunday through Thursday and 1am on weekend nights. A free bet up to $400 is available to new Betfred Pennsylvania mobile betting app players.
BetRivers is the brand associated with the sportsbooks at the Rivers casinos in Philadelphia and Pittsburgh. Its Philadelphia sportsbook opens at 11am on weekdays and 10am on weekends. It closes at midnight Sunday through Thursday and 1am on weekend nights. The Pittsburgh BetRivers sportsbook opens at 11am Monday through Friday and 9am on weekends. It closes at midnight daily.
The BetRivers mobile betting app is available throughout Pennsylvania. It offers players a first deposit bonus.
Caesars Sports operates a retail sportsbook at Harrah’s Philadelphia. It also has a mobile betting app available throughout Pennsylvania.
DraftKings operates through a partnership with Hollywood Casino. It offers new depositors a 20% up to $1,000 first deposit bonus.
FanDuel partnered with Live! Casino and Valley Forge Casino. It has a mobile betting and daily fantasy sports app available throughout the state.
FanDuel sportsbooks at Live! Philadelphia Casino opens at 11am Monday through Friday and 10am on weekends. The sportsbook closes at midnight daily. At Live! Casino Pittsburgh, it opens at 11am Monday through Thursday and 10am Friday through Sunday. It closes at 10pm on Sundays, 11pm Monday through Thursday and midnight on weekend nights.
The Valley Forge FanDuel sportsbook location is open from 10am to midnight daily. The FanDuel Pennsylvania mobile betting app offers a new player welcome promotion bonus. FanDuel also has daily fantasy sports.
FOX Bet is licensed through a partnership with Mount Airy Resort. The sportsbook is located behind the poker room. Its hours are 2pm to 10pm Monday through Friday, 10am to midnight on Saturdays, and 10am to 10pm on Sundays. New FOX Bet Pennsylvania mobile app players receive a risk-free $500 wager.
Parx Casino has a branded live and online sportsbook. The retail sportsbook hours are noon to 10pm Sunday through Thursday and noon to 11pm on Fridays and Saturdays. New depositors receive a risk-free bet of up to $500.
TwinSpires is the sportsbook at Presque Isle Downs. The sportsbook is a lounge viewing area with kiosks. New players receive a free bet up to $100.
Unibet is partnered with Mohegan Sun Pocono. There is a Unibet sports betting lounge at that casino.
Unibet also has a retail sportsbook at The Downs at Lehigh Valley, an off-track betting parlor related to the track. It is open from noon to 11pm Monday through Thursday and 11:30am to midnight on Fridays and Saturdays. New Unibet Pennsylvania betting app depositors receive a free bet of up to $500.
How to create a Pennsylvania mobile sports betting account
It is simple to create a Pennsylvania betting account. Download your preferred mobile betting app. At the login page, create a new account. You will need to enter some personal information. The system will verify your identity through secure methods. Once verified, you will be able to deposit and get into the action.
Accounts may also be made at the sportsbook’s casino property. This requires a valid photo ID.
How to deposit into a Pennsylvania mobile betting account
There are several convenient ways to deposit into a Pennsylvania mobile sports betting account. Cash may be deposited at a sportsbook’s retail location or through PayNearMe. Credit and debit cards like Visa, Mastercard and Discover may be used. Electronic processors like Skrill and PayPal are often accepted. Electronic checks and bank wires are other common deposit options available on Pennsylvania mobile betting apps.
How to withdraw from a Pennsylvania mobile betting account
There are several options for withdrawing from a Pennsylvania mobile betting app. Cash may be picked up at the sportsbook’s retail location. Electronic check, debit card, bank wire, PayPal and Skrill are other common withdrawal options for Pennsylvania sport betting app withdrawals.
Types of bets offered by Pennsylvania sportsbooks
There is a large variety of betting options at Pennsylvania sportsbooks. Straight bets, parlays, teasers, futures and props are among the most popular wagers. All major sports and some minor ones are represented. Football, baseball, basketball, hockey, boxing, mixed martial arts, auto racing, golf, tennis, soccer and European sporting events are all on the betting menu.
Betting on professional sports and college ones is permitted. This includes universities located in Pennsylvania. However, prop betting on individual college player stats is not allowed under state law.
Pennsylvania sportsbook FAQ
Is sports betting legal in Pennsylvania?
Yes. There are licensed live and mobile sportsbooks in the state.
What is the minimum age to bet sports in Pennsylvania?
Sports bettors must be at least 21 years old.
Can I bet on in-state colleges and universities in Pennsylvania?
Yes. Bets may be made on in-state colleges and universities, except for player prop bets.
What types of bets are permitted at Pennsylvania sportsbooks?
A wide betting menu is available that includes straight bets, parlays, teasers, futures and props across a wide variety of sports.