Nevada Sports Betting: NV Sportsbook Sites, Apps & Promos
Nevada was the first state in the US to launch sports betting in 1949. While most sportsbooks in the state do offer online betting and apps, in-person registration is required.
Nevada Sports Betting Laws and Background
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Is online sports betting legal in Nevada?
Yes. Sports betting has been legal in Nevada since 1949, and associated online betting is legal for licensed sportsbooks located in Nevada. However, in-person registration at a retail sportsbook is required
What are the eligibility requirements to bet in Nevada?
Anyone 21 years of age or older can place a sports bet in the state of Nevada. Bettors must register an account in-person and verify they are located within Nevada to place bets online or via mobile app, but do not need to be a current resident of the state.
What types of sports bets are available in Nevada?
Sports bets offered by sportsbooks in Nevada include spread, over/under, money line, futures, player props, in-play, parlays, teasers, and pleasers.
Sports offered by sportsbooks in Nevada include but are not limited to NBA, college basketball, NFL, college football, CFL, MLB, NHL, MMA, PGA, tennis, boxing, soccer, cricket, cycling, darts, rugby, motorsports, and esports. Operators can legally take wagers on college sports, but other amateur and high school sports are illegal.
Are offshore sportsbooks legal in Nevada?
No. Sportsbooks must be licensed in Nevada.
Nevada Online Sports Betting Apps Available Now
Best known for its location at Caesars Palace on the Las Vegas Strip, Caesars Sportsbook also features the Caesars Casino & Sports app available in the iTunes App Store, as well as at CaesarsCasino.com for Android users. The app is also integrated with the Caesars Total Rewards loyalty program. The company has multiple sportsbook locations around Nevada and several other US states.
William Hill Sportsbook
William Hill is a bookmaker based in London, England with 16,000 employees, as of 2019. The bookmaker has one of the biggest imprints in Nevada with sportsbooks all over Vegas, as well as Reno, Laughlin, and Lake Tahoe. The company also features a fully functional app on iOS and Android for making sports bets.
Formerly known as Cantor Gaming, CG Technology launched in 2009 in Las Vegas. The company has six sportsbook locations in Las Vegas, as well as locations in the Bahamas. Sportsbook giant William Hill purchased CG Technology in late 2019. The company also claims to have launched the first sports betting mobile app in Vegas.
Owned by Houston-based Landry’s, Inc., the Golden Nugget operates sportsbooks at its locations in Las Vegas, Laughlin, Atlantic City, Lake Charles, and Biloxi. The company also operates an online sportsbook at GoldenNuggetSports.com and associated mobile apps.
The Wynn Sportsbook has retail locations at the Wynn Las Vegas Casino and Encore on the Las Vegas Strip, and also accepts mobile bets for registered users on the Wynn Sports app. The Wynn Las Vegas opened in 2005.
MGM Resorts International has held official sports betting partnerships with the NBA, NHL, MLB, and MLS. MGM offers sports betting online via BetMGM.com.
Boyd Gaming Corporation, headquartered in Las Vegas, owns multiple casinos in Las Vegas, including the California, Main Street Station, Fremont, Orlean’s, and Sam’s Town. The company also owns multiple casinos in other states. In addition to its many retail sportsbooks, bettors can place wagers using the B Connected Sports app.
Founded in 1976, Station Casinos owns multiple locations in Nevada and California. Its largest locations include the Palms, Red Rock, and Green Valley Ranch in the Las Vegas area. Bettors can place wagers online using the STN Sports app.
Circa Sportsbook has locations at The D and Golden Gate casinos in downtown Las Vegas, and Circa Resort and Casino is scheduled to open in late 2020. Online bets can be placed using the Circa Sports app.
Located just off the Las Vegas Strip, the Westgate Superbook is proclaimed as the largest sportsbook in the world. The sportsbook is known for the SuperContest, an NFL handicapping competition rewarding a grand prize of over $1 million. The sportsbook accepts online wagers using the SuperBook mobile app.
One of Las Vegas’ largest sportsbooks, the South Point sportsbook is open 24 hours. The company also operates the sportsbook at the Rampart casino in Summerlin. The sportsbook also accepts wagers using the South Point Mobile Sports Wagering app.
Casinos With Sportsbooks in Nevada
The state of Nevada has over 400 casinos. The list below isn’t all-inclusive, but does cover the most prominent casinos in the state and their sportsbook brands as of June, 2020. The sportsbook operator at each casino is in parenthesis.
Las Vegas Strip
Bally’s (Caesars Entertainment)
Caesars Palace (Caesars Entertainment)
Casino Royale (William Hill)
Circus Circus (William Hill)
Cosmopolitan (CG Technology)
The Cromwell (Caesars Entertainment)
Flamingo (Caesars Entertainment)
Harrah’s (Caesars Entertainment)
The Linq (Caesars Entertainment)
Mandalay Bay (MGM)
MGM Grand (MGM)
The Mirage (MGM)
The Palazzo (CG Technology)
Paris (Caesars Entertainment)
Park MGM (MGM)
Planet Hollywood (Caesars Entertainment)
New York-New York (MGM)
Sahara Las Vegas (William Hill)
The STRAT (William Hill)
Treasure Island (TI Mobile Sports)
Tropicana (CG Technology)
The Venetian (CG Technology)
Wynn Las Vegas (Wynn)
Downtown Las Vegas
Binion’s (William Hill)
California (Boyd Gaming)
The D (Circa)
El Cortez (Station Casinos)
Four Queens (William Hill)
Fremont (Boyd Gaming)
Golden Gate (Circa)
Golden Nugget (Golden Nugget)
The Grand Downtown (William Hill)
Main Street Station (Boyd Gaming)
Plaza Hotel & Casino (William Hill)
Las Vegas Off the Strip
Alamo Casino (William Hill)
Aliante (Boyd Gaming)
Arizona Charlies (William Hill)
Boulder Station (Station Casinos)
Cannery (Boyd Gaming)
Eastside Cannery (Boyd Gaming)
Eldorado (Boyd Gaming)
Fiestas (Station Casinos)
Gold Coast (Boyd Gaming)
Green Valley Ranch (Station Casinos)
Jerry’s Nugget (William Hill)
Jokers Wild (Boyd Gaming)
The M Resort Casino (William Hill)
The Orleans (Boyd Gaming)
OYO Casino (William Hill)
Palace Station (Station Casinos)
Palms (CG Technology)
Primm Valley Resort and Casino (William Hill)
Railroad Pass Hotel, Casino, and Travel Center (William Hill)
Rampart Casino (Rampart Casino Sports/South Point)
Red Rock Resort (Station Casinos)
Rio Las Vegas (Caesars Entertainment)
Sam’s Town (Boyd Gaming)
Santa Fe Station (Station Casinos)
Silverton (CG Technology)
Silver Seven’s (William Hill)
South Point (South Point)
Suncoast (Boyd Gaming)
Sunset Station (Station Casinos)
Texas Station (Station Casinos)
Tuscany Suites (William Hill)
Grand Lodge Casino (William Hill)
Hard Rock Casino (William Hill)
Harrah’s Lake Tahoe (Caesars Entertainment)
Harveys Lake Tahoe (Caesars Entertainment)
Montbleu Resort Casino (William Hill)
Tahoe Biltmore (William Hill)
Aquarius Casino Resort (William Hill)
Don Laughlin’s Riverside Resort (William Hill)
Edgewater Hotel Casino Resort (William Hill)
Golden Nugget Laughlin (Golden Nugget)
Harrah’s Laughlin (Caesars Entertainment)
Tropicana Laughlin (William Hill)
Atlantis Casino (Atlantis)
Boomtown (William Hill)
Bonanza Casino (William Hill)
Circus Circus Reno (William Hill)
Club Cal Neva (William Hill)
Eldorado (William Hill)
Grand Sierra Resort and Casino (William Hill)
Harrah’s Reno (Caesars Entertainment)
Peppermill Reno (Peppermill)
Silver Legacy Resort Casino (William Hill)
Other Nevada Locations
Gold Dust West Carson City (William Hill)
Gold Dust West Elko (William Hill)
Crystal Bay Casino in Crystal Bay, NV (William Hill)
Cactus Pete’s Resort Casino in Jackpot, NV (William Hill)
Eureka Casino Resort in Mesquite, NV (William Hill)
Fallon Nugget in Fallon, NV (William Hill)
Pahrump Nugget (William Hill)
Pioneer Crossing Fernley (William Hill)
Wendover Nugget (William Hill)
Winnemucca Inn (William Hill)
Elko County Fair
The Elko County Fair hosts horse races each summer, including the Elko County Thoroughbred Futurity and Elko County Thoroughbred Derby.
Horse races run at the White Pine County Fair each August. The races originally began in 1934.
Other Nevada Gaming Options
Online poker is currently legal in Nevada, but WSOP.com is the online site licensed to operate online.
Horse racing and horse race betting is legal in Nevada. Racetracks located in the state are limited to the Elko County Fair and White Pine.
Nevada doesn’t currently have a state lottery, and lottery tickets aren’t available for purchase within the state.
Nevada Fantasy Sports
Daily fantasy sports is considered gambling in Nevada, and the only DFS company currently licensed to operate is USFantasy, a Nevada-based company.