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Where is FanDuel Sportsbook Legal?

1 January 2023

The number of states where you can use FanDuel Sportsbook has reached double figures. This article highlights where FanDuel is legal in the US.

Where is FanDuel Sportsbook legal?

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FanDuel Sportsbook States

FanDuel Sportsbook currently offers legal online sports betting in the following states: Arizona, Colorado, Connecticut, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, Wyoming and Washington DC.

To place an online wager with FanDuel Sportsbook, you must be at least 21 years old and be physically located in one of the states listed above.

Last updated: April 22, 2024

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Map of where FanDuel Sportsbook is legal

FanDuel Sportsbook made its initial debut in September 2018 when it launched in New Jersey, with the company's latest state launch taking place on March 11, 2024, in North Carolina.

Where is FanDuel Casino Legal?

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FanDuel Casino States

You must be physically located in any of the following states to play with FanDuel Casino:

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FanDuel's online casino made its first US appearance in 2019 when it joined the list of NJ online casinos, followed by Pennsylvania and West Virginia. The casino's latest launch came in July 2021, when it joined the list of online casinos in Michigan.

In all five states, FanDuel's online casino was accessible initially from the sportsbook. However, customers can now use the standalone FanDuel Casino mobile app.

Where is FanDuel DFS legal?

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FanDuel DFS States

You can currently play daily fantasy sports with FanDuel DFS in the following states: AL, AK, AZ, AR, CA, CO, DE, FL, GA, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NY, NC, ND, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, WV, WI, & WY.

To play daily fantasy sports on FanDuel, you must be at least 18 years old and be physically located in one of the states listed above.

Last updated: April 22, 2024

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So, Where is FanDuel Legal?

Let's take a look at the table below to see which FanDuel vertical (sportsbook, casino, or daily fantasy sports) is legal in which state:

STATESPORTSBOOKONLINE CASINOFANTASY SPORTS
Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California
Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware


Florida


Georgia


Hawaii


Idaho


Illinois



Indiana



Iowa



Kansas



Kentucky


Louisiana



Maine


Maryland


Massachusetts


Michigan



Minnesota


Mississippi



Missouri


Montana


Nebraska


Nevada


New Hampshire



New Jersey



New Mexico


New York


North Carolina


North Dakota


Ohio


Oklahoma


Oregon


Pennsylvania


Rhode Island


South Carolina


South Dakota


Tennessee


Texas


Utah


Vermont


Virginia


Washington


West Virginia


Wisconsin


Wyoming



As you can see in the table above, FanDuel is legal, in one form or another, in most US states. The only states where FanDuel is currently not allowed to operate in any capacity are Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, and Washington.

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States Where FanDuel Sportsbook Is Legal

FanDuel Sportsbook Kentucky

  • Online launch: September 2023
  • Licensing Partner: Turfway Park Racing & Gaming, Newport Racing & Gaming
  • Regulated by: Kentucky Horse Racing Commission (KHRC)

FanDuel Sportsbook New York

  • Online launch: January 2022
  • Licensing Partner: Tioga Downs
  • Regulated by: New York State Gaming Commission (NYSGC)

FanDuels Sportsbook made its highly anticipated New York debut on the morning of January 8th, 2022, effectively kicking off online sports betting in New York.

FanDuel Sportsbook Ohio

  • Online launch: January 2023
  • Licensing Partner: Belterra Park
  • Regulated by: Ohio Casino Control Commission (OCCC)

FanDuel Sportsbook launched in Ohio on January 1, 2023, the very first day of legal sports betting in the state.

FanDuel Sportsbook Maryland

  • Online launch: November 2022
  • Licensing Partner: Live! Casino & Hotel
  • Regulated by: Maryland Lottery and Gaming Commission (MLGC)

FanDuel Sportsbook began accepting online wagers in Maryland on November 23, 2022.

FanDuel Sportsbook Kansas

  • Online launch: September 2022
  • Licensing Partner: Kansas Star Casino
  • Regulated by: Kansas Racing and Gaming Commission (KRGC)

FanDuel Sportsbook was one of the first six online sports betting operators to launch on the first day of legal online sports betting in Kansas thanks to its strong existing market presence and strategic partnership with Kansas Star Casino.

FanDuel Sportsbook New Jersey

  • Online launch: September 2018
  • Licensing Partner: Meadowlands Racetrack
  • Regulated by: New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (NJDGE)

FanDuel’s sportsbook made its US debut in the Garden State, a month after DFS rival DraftKings. Despite this, FanDuel is the market leader in NJ. Sports bettors in New Jersey can use FanDuel provided they are located within state lines when a real money bet is placed.

FanDuel Sportsbook Pennsylvania

  • Online launch: July 2019
  • Licensing Partner: Valley Forge Casino Resort
  • Regulated by: Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB)

Almost a year after its launch in NJ, FanDuel sportsbook went live in Pennsylvania in July 2019. Today, the sportsbook just edges DraftKings in terms of market share. Bettors in PA can access FanDuel via a mobile betting app available for iOS and Android and through the FanDuel sportsbook website.

FanDuel Sportsbook West Virginia

  • Online launch: August 2019
  • Licensing Partner: The Greenbrier
  • Regulated by: West Virginia Lottery (WVL)

FanDuel’s online sportsbook has operated in West Virginia since 2019 but the betting site was revamped in December 2020. The relaunch is the first FanDuel sportsbook to be powered by Scientific Games’ OpenBet, which is used to power brands including Betfair and SkyBet, also owned by FanDuel’s parent company, Flutter Entertainment.

FanDuel Sportsbook Indiana

  • Online launch: October 2019
  • Licensing Partner: Belterra Casino Resort
  • Regulated by: Indiana Gaming Commission (IGC)

The Hoosier State became FanDuel’s fourth sports betting state in October 2019. Hoosiers betting on their favorite sports can access FanDuel online and on dedicated mobile apps for iOS and Android.

FanDuel Sportsbook Colorado

  • Online launch: May 2020
  • Licensing Partner: Twin River Holdings
  • Regulated by: Colorado Limited Gaming Control Commission (CLGCC)

FanDuel was one of the first to enter the sports betting market in the Centennial State on May 1, 2020. FanDuel’s Sportsbook is available to download for iOS and Android devices and via the sports betting website.

FanDuel Sportsbook Illinois

  • Online launch: August 2020
  • Licensing Partner: Fairmount Park Racetrack
  • Regulated by: Illinois Gaming Board (IGB)

FanDuel became the third mobile betting operator in The Prairie State after going live in August 2020. As with other legal states, FanDuel can only be used if bettors are located in Illinois at the time a bet is made. Currently, in-person registration is required in Illinois.

FanDuel Sportsbook Iowa

  • Online launch: September 2020
  • Licensing Partner: Diamond Jo Worth Casino
  • Regulated by: Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission (IRGC)

Iowa was seven-up for FanDuel. The legal betting framework initially meant bettors in the Hawkeye State had to sign-up with FanDuel in person but that requirement expired on January 1, 2021.

FanDuel Sportsbook Tennessee

  • Online launch: November 2020
  • Licensing Partner: N/A
  • Regulated by: Tennessee Education Lottery Corporation (TELC)

FanDuel was among the first operators to go live in America’s first online-only sports betting states, taking its first wager on November 1, 2020. Bettors in the Volunteer State can only wager online or via the FanDuel mobile betting app available for iOS and Android devices.

FanDuel Sportsbook Virginia

  • Online launch: January 2021
  • Licensing Partner: N/A
  • Regulated by: Virginia Lottery (VL)

FanDuel kicked off VA sports betting through its partnership with the Washington Football team. Land-based gambling locations do not exist in Virginia so, like Tennessee, FanDuel is only available online and on mobile for bettors in the Old Dominion.

FanDuel Sportsbook Michigan

  • Online launch: January 2021
  • Licensing Partner: MotorCity Casino
  • Regulated by: Michigan Gaming Control Board (MGCB)

Michigan represented legal state number 10 for FanDuel. Alongside DFS rival DraftKings, FanDuel has captured a large portion of the market share in the Wolverine State.

FanDuel Sportsbook Arizona

  • Online launch: September 2021
  • Licensing Partner: Phoenix Suns (NBA)
  • Regulated by: Arizona Department of Gaming (ADG)

FanDuel Sportsbook locked in a killer partnership with the Phoenix Suns. They will be the official betting partner of the popular NBA franchise and will also offer fans a brick-and-mortar sportsbook at the team's arena in downtown Phoenix.

FanDuel Sportsbook Connecticut

  • Online launch: October 2021
  • Licensing Partner: Mohegan Sun Casino
  • Regulated by: Gaming Division of the Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection (GDCDCP)

A few months after finalizing a deal with the Mohegan Tribe to secure a CT license in the summer of 2021, FanDuel Sportsbook officially launched its platform in Connecticut just a couple weeks into the NFL season.

FanDuel Sportsbook Louisiana

  • Online launch: January 2022
  • Licensing partner: Treasure Chest Casino
  • Regulated by: Louisiana Gaming Control Board (LGCB)

Together with Boyd Gaming, FanDuel launched its online sportsbook and app in 55 of the 64 parishes, in time for Super Bowl LVI.

FanDuel Sportsbook Wyoming

  • Online launch: March 2022
  • Licensing partner: N/A
  • Regulated by: Wyoming Gaming Commission (WGC)

How is FanDuel Sportsbook able to operate in the US?

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The American operator is licensed through partnerships with land-based gambling locations in each legal state including Meadowlands Racetrack (NJ), Valley Forge Casino Resort (PA), The Greenbrier (WV), Belterra Casino Resort (IN), Twin River Holdings (CO), FanDuel Sportsbook & Horse Racing (IL), Diamond Jo Worth Casino (IA), MotorCity Casino (MI), Talking Stick Arena (AZ), Mohegan Sun Casino (CT), Tioga Downs (NY) and Treasure Chest Casino (LA). FanDuel holds mobile betting only licenses in TN and VA, two states without brick-and-mortar casinos.

As a licensed betting site, FanDuel is regulated by the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement, Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board, West Virginia Lottery, Indiana Gaming Commission, Colorado Limited Gaming Control Commission, Illinois Gaming Board, Iowa Gaming Commission, Tennessee Education Lottery Corporation, Virginia Lottery, Michigan Gaming Control Board, Arizona Department of Gaming, Gaming Division of the Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection, the New York State Gaming Commission, Louisiana Gaming Control Board, and the Wyoming Gaming Commission.

When will FanDuel Sportsbook be legal in my state?

FanDuel Sportsbook California

The state continues to work on legalizing sports betting with 2022 mooted as a timeframe for a potential launch. FanDuel’s status and popularity across the country will automatically place it among the leading online betting operators to be awarded a license in The Golden State.

About FanDuel

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Founded in 2009, FanDuel started out as a provider of Daily Fantasy Sports and became an online sportsbook in 2018 following the repeal of PASPA.

Since making its sportsbook debut in New Jersey in 2018, FanDuel has become a market leader and launched in more than fifteen other states including New York, Pennsylvania, Indiana, and Illinois.

FanDuel is owned by Flutter Entertainment (formerly known as Paddy Power Betfair), a global online gambling operator that is also responsible for brands including FOX Bet, PokerStars, and Sky Bet.

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FAQs about where FanDuel is legal

What states is FanDuel legal in?

FanDuel is legal for anyone aged 21 or older in AZ, CO, CT, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, MD, MA, MI, NJ, NY, OH, PA, TN, VA, VT, WV, & WY.

Is FanDuel Sportsbook legal in North Carolina?

Yes! FanDuel Sportsbook is now available in North Carolina. FanDuel Sportsbook officially launched in the state on March 11, 2024.

Is FanDuel Sportsbook legal in Vermont?

Yes, FanDuel Sportsbook is legal in Vermont for anyone at least 21 years or older. FanDuel Sportsbook made it's highly anticipated launch in Vermont on January 11, 2024.

Is FanDuel Sportsbook legal in Kentucky?

FanDuel Sportsbook is legal and available for anyone aged 21+ in Kentucky.

Is FanDuel Sportsbook legal in Massachusetts?

Yes, FanDuel Sportsbook began accepting legal online wagers in Massachusetts on March 10, 2023.

Is FanDuel Sportsbook legal in Maryland?

FanDuel Sportsbook began accepting legal online wagers in Maryland on November 23, 2022.

Is FanDuel Sportsbook legal in Ohio?

FanDuel Sportsbook is legal in Ohio for anyone over the age of 21 to use. FanDuel Sportsbook went live in Ohio on the morning of January 1, 2023.

Is FanDuel legal in NY?

Yes! FanDuel Sportsbook began accepting online wagers in New York on January 8th, 2022. FanDuel also operates a daily fantasy sports platform in the state of New York. FanDuel Sportsbook is able to operate in the state of New York thanks to its licensing partnership with Tioga Downs.

Is FanDuel legal in Kansas?

Yes! FanDuel Sportsbook is legal in Kansas. FanDuel Sportsbook began accepting online wagers in Kansas in September 2022. FanDuel Sportsbook is able to operate in the state of Arizona thanks to its licensing partnership with the Kansas Star Casino.

Is FanDuel legal in Arizona?

Yes! FanDuel Sportsbook is legal in Arizona. FanDuel Sportsbook began accepting online wagers in Arizona in September 2021. FanDuel Sportsbook is able to operate in the state of Arizona thanks to its licensing partnership with the Phoenix Suns.

Is FanDuel legal in Illinois?

Yes! FanDuel Sportsbook is legal in Illinois. FanDuel Sportsbook began accepting online wagers in Illinois in August 2020. FanDuel Sportsbook is able to operate in the state of Illinois thanks to its licensing partnership with Fairmount Park Racetrack. FanDuel also operates a daily fantasy sports platform in the state of Illinois.

Is FanDuel legal in Virginia?

Yes! FanDuel Sportsbook is legal in Virginia. FanDuel Sportsbook began accepting online wagers in Virginia in January 2021. FanDuel Sportsbook is able to operate in the state of Virginia thanks to its stand-alone license that was issued by the Virginia Lottery. FanDuel also operates a daily fantasy sports platform in the state of Virginia.

Is FanDuel legal in CT?

Yes! FanDuel is legal in Connecticut. FanDuel Sportsbook began accepting online wagers in Connecticut in October 2021. FanDuel Sportsbook is able to operate in the state of Connecticut thanks to its licensing partnership with Mohegan Sun Casino. FanDuel also operates its online casino and its daily fantasy sports platform in the state of Connecticut.

Is FanDuel legal in Indiana?

Yes! FanDuel Sportsbook is legal in Indiana. FanDuel Sportsbook began accepting online wagers in Indiana in October 2019. FanDuel Sportsbook is able to operate in the state of Indiana thanks to its licensing partnership with Belterra Casino Resort. FanDuel also operates a daily fantasy sports platform in the state of Indiana.

Is FanDuel legal in Tennessee?

Yes! FanDuel Sportsbook is legal in Tennessee. FanDuel Sportsbook began accepting online wagers in Tennessee in November 2020. FanDuel Sportsbook is able to operate in the state of Tennessee thanks to its stand-alone license that was issued by the Tennessee Education Lottery Corporation. FanDuel also operates a daily fantasy sports platform in the state of Tennessee.

Is FanDuel legal in New Jersey?

FanDuel New Jersey was one of the first legal online sports betting sites in the country. You can sign up for a FanDuel account if you are 21 or older and physically located in a state in which FanDuel is legal and licensed to use the app or the website. FanDuel Sportsbook began accepting online wagers in New Jersey in September 2018. FanDuel Sportsbook is able to operate in the state of New Jersey thanks to its licensing partnership with the Meadowlands Racetrack. FanDuel also operates its popular daily fantasy sports platform in the state of New Jersey.

Is FanDuel legal in PA?

Yes! FanDuel Sportsbook is legal in Pennsylvania. FanDuel Sportsbook began accepting online wagers in Pennsylvania in July 2019. FanDuel Sportsbook is able to operate in the state of Pennsylvania thanks to its licensing partnership with the Valley Forge Casino Resort. FanDuel also operates its popular daily fantasy sports platform in the state of Pennsylvania.

Is FanDuel legal in Wyoming?

Yes! FanDuel Sportsbook is legal in Wyoming. FanDuel Sportsbook began accepting online wagers in Wyoming in March 2022. FanDuel Sportsbook is able to operate in the state of Wyoming thanks to its stand-alone license that was issued by the Wyoming Gaming Commission. FanDuel also operates its popular daily fantasy sports platform in the state of Wyoming.

Who can use FanDuel Sportsbook?

Providing you are at least 21 years of age, you can register and deposit money with FanDuel Sportsbook anywhere in the US.

However, to use FanDuel Sportsbook to place real money bets on sports, you need to be located in one of the following states:

  • Arizona
  • Colorado
  • Connecticut
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Iowa
  • Kansas
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • Michigan
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • Ohio
  • Pennsylvania
  • Tennessee
  • Virginia
  • West Virginia
  • Wyoming

Is FanDuel Sportsbook legit?

Absolutely. FanDuel is a distinguished sports betting brand owned by global online gambling operator, Flutter Entertainment.

Where is FanDuel located?

FanDuel Group has a presence across all 50 US states and over 12 million customers. The company's headquarters is located in New York with offices in California, New Jersey, Florida, Oregon, Atlanta and Scotland.

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