New Mexico Sports Betting: NM Sportsbook Sites, Apps & Promos

Sports betting launched in New Mexico in October of 2018, though wagers can only be placed at a select few tribal gaming casinos as of 2020. Online and mobile sports betting isn’t currently legal in the state.

Best New Mexico Online Sportsbook Websites 2020

Online sports betting in New Mexico isn’t legal as of summer, 2020. Available online and mobile sportsbooks will be added to this section if and when they do become available.

 

New Mexico Sports Betting Laws and Background

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Is online sports betting legal in New Mexico?

No. While sports betting isn’t explicitly prohibited at New Mexico casinos and therefore offered at several casinos, online sports betting remains illegal.

What are the eligibility requirements to bet in New Mexico?

Anyone 21 years of age or older can place a sports bet at a sportsbook in the state of New Mexico. Bettors do not need to be a current resident of New Mexico.

What types of sports bets are available in New Mexico?

Sports bets offered by sportsbooks in New Mexico include spread, over/under, money line, futures, player props, in-play, parlays, teasers, and pleasers.

Sports offered by sportsbooks in New Mexico 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. Sports wagers on colleges located in New Mexico are prohibited, however.

Are offshore sportsbooks legal in New Mexico?

No. Sports betting is only available at tribal casinos located in the state of New Mexico. Offshore sportsbooks are illegal.


New Mexico (NM) Online Sports Betting Apps

Online sports betting is only legal at tribal casinos in the state. Available sports betting websites and mobile apps will be added to this section if mobile betting is legalized in the state.

New Mexico Tribal Casinos

Apache Nugget Casino

Located 15 miles north of Cuba in Dulce, Apache Nugget Casino opened in 2004 and has 227 slot machines. The casino is run by the Apache Nugget Corporation.

Black Mesa Casino

Based in Algodones, Black Mesa Casino is owned by Pueblo of San Felipe. The casino has more than 600 slot machines. The facility also has an RV park and event space.

Casino Apache

Located in Mescalero, Casino Apache is located on the Mescalero Apache Reservation. In addition to a casino and dining, the facility also has a car wash, convenience store, and fuel station.

Cities of Gold Casino

Located in Santa Fe, Cities of Gold features a casino, hotel, dining, and bowling lanes. Owned by the Pueblo of Pojoaque, gambling offerings in the 6,600 square foot casino space include slots, coin slots, and bingo.

Dancing Eagle Casino

A 25,000 square foot casino located in Casa Blanca, Dancing Eagle Casino features 600 gaming machines. The casino opened in 2012 and is owned by the Laguna Development Corporation.

Fire Rock Casino

Open since 2008, Fire Rock Casino is located in Church Rock and operated by the Navajo Nation Gaming Enterprise. The casino has 64,000 square feet of gaming space with table games, slots, and bingo.

Flowing Water Navajo Casino

Located in Shiprock, Flowing Water Navajo Casino has 130 slot machines, as well as a food court and entertainment. The casino is one of five owned by the Navajo Nation Gaming Enterprise.

Hilton Santa Fe Buffalo Thunder Resort and Casino

A 587 acre resort about 14 miles from downtown Santa Fe, Hilton Santa Fe Buffalo Thunder features a golf course, hotel, and 66,000 square foot meeting space. The casino has 70,000 square feet of gaming space, a poker room, race book, and 1,200 slot machines.

Isleta Resort & Casino

Located in Albuquerque, Isleta has 300,000 square feet of gaming space and a 200 room hotel. The casino features 1,600 gaming machines and 28 table games, as well as the Isleta Sports Book.

Inn of the Mountain Gods Resort and Casino

Located in Mesaclero, Inn of the Mountain Gods Resort and Casino is owned by the Mescalero Apache Tribe. The facility features a hotel, eight restaurants, slots, and the Sportsbook at the Inn.

Northern Edge Navajo Casino

Based in Farmington, North Edge is owned by the Navajo Nation Gaming Enterprise. Northern Edge Navajo Casino opened in 2012, and the casino has 1,100 gaming machines in its 85,000 square feet of gaming space.

Ohkay Hotel Casino

Located in Ohkay Owingeh, the Ohkay Hotel Casino has 700 slot machines as well as a 12,000 square foot convention space.

Palace West Casino

Albuquerque’s only non-smoking casino, Palace West is operated by Pueblo of Isleta with 12,500 square feet of gaming space and 250 slot machines.

Route 66 Casino

Opened in 2003, Route 66 Casino has 1,900 gaming machines and 26 table games in its 50,000 square feet of the gaming space. The casino in Albuquerque is owned by the Pueblo of Laguna.

Sandia Resort & Casino

Located in Albuquerque, Sandia Casino features 140,000 square feet of gaming space with 2,300 gaming machines. The resort also features a golf course, spa, hotel, and dining.

Santa Ana Star Casino

Santa Ana Star Casino was the first to offer sports betting in New Mexico at the “Sportsbook at the Star.” The Bernalillo-based casino is owned by the Pueblo of Santa Ana, featuring 1,600 gaming machines and 109,000 square feet of casino space.

Santa Claran Hotel Casino

Located in Espanola, Santa Claran Hotel Casino opened in 2001 and has 27,000 square feet of casino space.

Sky City Casino

Located in Acoma Pueblo, Sky City Casino has 640 slot machines, table games, and bingo. The casino opened in 1992.

Taos Mountain Casino

Owned by the Pueblo of Taos, Taos Mountain Casino opened in 1997 and has 200 gaming machines.

Tesuque Casino

Located in Santa Fe, Tesuque Casino is owned by the Tesuque Pueblo and opened in 2018. The casino has more than 72,000 square feet of gaming space and over 800 gaming machines.

Wild Horse Casino & Hotel

Based in Dulce, Wild Horse Casino is operated by the Apache Nugget Corporation. The casino was renovated in 2007 and has nearly 200 slot machines.

 

New Mexico Racinos

The Downs Racetrack & Casino

Located in Albuquerque on the EXPO New Mexico fairgrounds, The Downs Racetrack & Casino opened in 2013 with a 65,000 square foot casino and live Quarter Horse and Thoroughbred horse racing during the summer.

Ruidoso Downs Race Track

Ruidoso Downs Race Track was built in the 1940s, and has Quarter Horse and Thoroughbred racing.

Sunland Park Racetrack & Casino

Located in Sunland Park near El Paso, Sunland Park Racetrack opened in 1959 and added slot machines in 1999. The racetrack has Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse races in December through May. 

SunRay Park & Casino

Based in Farmington, SunRay Park offers over 400 slot machines, restaurants, and a live racetrack.

Zia Park Racetrack & Casino

Based in Hobbs, Zia Park Racetrack & Casino includes 750 slot machines, over 150 hotel rooms and a live Quarter Horse and Thoroughbred racetrack. The facility is operated by Penn National Gaming.


Other New Mexico Gaming Options

New Mexico Horse Racing 

The state of New Mexico has five live racetracks, each also offering a casino:

The Downs Racetrack & Casino

Ruidoso Downs Race Track

Sunland Park Racetrack & Casino

SunRay Park & Casino

Zia Park Racetrack & Casino

New Mexico Lottery

The New Mexico Lottery is available within the state of New Mexico to those participants who are 18 years or older. More information is available at the New Mexico Lottery website.

New Mexico Fantasy Sports

Both season-long and daily fantasy sports are legal within the state of New Mexico.

 

Links for More New Mexico Betting Info

New Mexico Racing Commission

New Mexico Gaming Control Board