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Idaho Sports Betting

Idaho Sports Betting Legalization News

Sports betting and many forms of gambling are banned by Idaho’s constitution, so don’t expect it any time soon.

There are no proposals for lawmakers to consider, so its travelling to a state that offers sports betting or playing offshore for Idaho sports bettors.

Is sports betting legal in Idaho?

No. The state even bans residents from playing daily fantasy sports.

Where can I bet at Idaho sportsbooks?

Sorry, nowhere for now.

What about mobile sports betting apps in Idaho?

Ditto above.

What is the legal sports betting age in Idaho?

The legal betting age for horse racing, lotteries and charity events is 18.

Who is allowed to offer Idaho sports betting?

No casinos or tracks or online operators are permitted to offer sports betting in Idaho.

Who regulates or licenses Idaho sports betting?

There is an Idaho State Racing Commission for horse racing and an Idaho Lottery. Presumably an Idaho Gaming Commission would be established if gambling expansion occurs.

What sports will be favorites of Idaho sports bettors?

Idaho is a sparsely populated, fairly remote state without professional sports teams. Depending on whether Idaho residents live in the north or south of the state, they may be fans of Washington State teams like Seattle Seahawks or Oregon teams such as Portland Trail Blazers

But in college football, the Boise State Broncos are a well-established national name that would attract football bettors.  On the college basketball side, the Idaho State Bengals and Idaho Vandals compete in the Big Sky Conference.