Legal Online Gambling in


Florida is now set up to become one of the top sports betting markets in America. Especially with the headway that the state has been making as of late, however, there are a few final hurdles to overcome before The Sunshine State is in a position to offer complete legal online gambling.


Legal online gambling options: None

Florida Online Gambling - At A Glance

Online sports betting: Not Legal ❌

Online casinos & poker: Not Legal ❌

Land-based casinos & sportsbooks: Legal* ✅ (*Casinos only)

Remote sign-up: No ❌

Legal online gambling since: November 1st, 2021 (Currently halted by Federal Law)

Legal FL gambling age: 21+

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Welcome to Legal Online Gambling in FL

The home of eight major league sports teams and 21.5 million residents, Florida is set up to be a powerhouse in legal sports betting in every way. The state is certainly no stranger to legal gambling - there are eight commercial casinos and seven tribal casinos in the Sunshine State, as well as several horse racing tracks.

This page explains the current situation regarding Florida sports betting, highlights the legal gambling options in Florida, and provides an insight into how expanded legal sports betting in Florida will look when a fully regulated market materializes.

Florida online gambling FAQs

Find the answer to the most common questions concerning legal gambling in Florida.

Is there legal sports betting in Florida?

Currently, no. Mobile sports betting in Florida is technically illegal at this moment. Players were able to use Hard Rock Casino's brand-new mobile betting app via a compact with the Seminole Tribe until a Federal Court ruled against the compact. It's a classic Florida mess.

Where can I bet on sports in Florida?

Florida players were able to use Hard Rock Casino's brand-new mobile betting app, the state's only sports betting option for the time being. We expect it to be up and running again when the legality surrounding sports betting in Florida is cleared up.

When will sports betting be legal in Florida?

Initially, November 1st, 2021. Legal sports betting in Florida has made a rather quiet (and disputed) start as some aspects of the legality surrounding sports betting are still being discussed. It is yet to be determined when fully-legal sports betting will begin in Florida.

Are there online gambling sites in Florida?

Florida has no legal online gambling options at present. However, the desire for online gambling clearly exists in The Sunshine State, so we expect to find online gambling options sooner rather than later.

What forms of gambling are legal in Florida?

Legal gambling in Florida currently consists of table games and slot machines in land-based casinos, greyhound racing, horse racing and jai-alai. There’s the State Lottery and Bingo as well.

What is the minimum gambling age for gambling in FL?

Players need to be at least 21 years of age to gamble at casinos and at least 18 to gamble legally on horse racing.

Full Guide To Online Gambling in Florida

Our full guide to online gambling in Florida is coming very soon, stay tuned!

Pro sports teams in Florida

Florida’s eleven professional sports teams means the state is well represented in the major US leagues. You can only begin to imagine the interest in FL sports betting for sportsbook operators and bettors once legal sports gambling is approved.

For now, betting on your favorite sports teams in Florida is not legal.


  • Jacksonville Jaguars
  • Miami Dolphins
  • Tampa Bay Buccaneers


  • Miami Heat
  • Orlando Magic


  • Florida Marlins
  • Tampa Bay Devil Rays


  • Florida Panthers
  • Tampa Bay Lightning


  • Orlando City SC
  • Inter Miami CF