How To Bet Online In Pennsylvania: What You Need To Know

Gambler Saloon
August 20, 2019

Wondering how to bet online in Pennsylvania? The Keystone State has been of the first states in the US to introduce legislation on online betting after PASPA was struck down and many big brands (such as Sugarhouse and FanDuel.

Many other leading operators (Draftkings, William Hill, etc…) are rumoured to enter the market very soon.

Over the next year or so we’ll have a fully fledged online gambling market and at Gambler Saloon we’ll bring you all you need to know about betting online in Pennsylvania.

Below you’ll find all the basic information in a nutshell along with some of the best sites to play at.

Can You Bet Online In PA?

Currently we have 4 online betting apps and sportsbook accepting bets in PA:

These online betting apps have been rolled out during the summer months meaning they will be ready for the upcoming football season.

The state is certainly head of the game, with only a handful of states already allowing you to bet online in them. New Jersey has really prospered from it and that will undoubtedly transfer into Pennsylvania.

Below you’ll find some of the key dates in the roll out of online betting in the state, although this is subject to change.

PA Online Sports Betting

Online sports betting has gone live in Pennsylvania on May 31, 2019 with SugarHouse PA Online becoming the first operator to be officially launched in the Keystone State.

Less than a month later, BetRivers from Rivers Casino and Parx Sportsboook began its testing, going live both on June 27th.

On July 29th, following a period of tests, FanDuel Sportsbook PA went fully live, meaning you can place your bets with the leading sportsbook in Pennsylvania using any iOS, Android devices or your pc.

PA Online Casino Betting

Online casino betting in the state will launch a little later with August 2019 currently earmarked. We can expect plenty of welcome bonuses to come with that, so make sure you keep an eye out on our Casino Offers page.

How Can I Bet Online In Pennsylvania?

There are a number of things to consider when betting online in Pennsylvania.

First things first you’ll need to be of the required age to gamble in the state, while your IP address must be within the state boundaries of Pennsylvania.

If you meet that criteria then betting in the state will be relatively simple.

All you’ll be required to do is head to a Sportsbook or online casino and take the following steps…

  1. Log in or sign up for a betting or casino account
  2. Find the odds or casino games in which you want to play
  3. Make a deposit or ensure you have money in your bankroll
  4. Place your bets in the game or in your bet slip and wait to see if you win

It’s really that simple.

What Can I Bet On In Pennsylvania Online?

Pennsylvania will have one of the most expansive online betting markets in the USA and customers will be able to bet on all manner of games and sports.

Below you’ll find a selection across both sports betting and casino.

PA Sports Betting

Sportsbook operators will allow betting on a huge range of sports varying from the big four US sports to popular worldwide ones such as soccer, boxing and golf.

When it comes to the likes of the NBA, NFL, NHL and MLB the number of bets you can place are astronomical, ranging from simple Moneyline bets to wagers on points a player will score, winning margins and much more.

Below you’ll find a list of sports most popular among PA sportsbooks:

And many, many more.

PA Online Casino

When it comes to casino betting there are also a large number of casino games available to place your bets on, essentially bringing brick and mortar games directly to you.

You’ll often find the following in PA online casinos:

What Sportsbook and Casino Operators Can I Play With?

Some of the biggest global brands are now taking bets and offering online casino games in PA.

Many of the big names from New Jersey have arrived in PA, with the likes of Sugar House and FanDuel already having ready-made online and mobile sites making an impact in the state.

Of course, punters have to be based in the state and over the age of 21, but for all those applicable, the marketplace is growing increasingly exciting by the day.

There will be a large roll out of operators over the coming year, with some major names – including William Hill and Draftkings – landing in PA.


1001 N Delaware Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19125



Opening Date:
May 31, 2019

fanduel sportsbook

FanDuel at Valley Forge

1160 1st Ave,
King of Prussia, PA 19406



Opening Date:
July 22, 2019

rivers casino sportsbook


777 Casino Dr, Pittsburgh, PA 15212



Opening Date:
June 27, 2019

parx casino sportsbook

Parx Casino Sportsbook


2999 Street Rd, Bensalem, PA 19020



Opening Date:
June 27, 2019

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