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Wyoming Sports Betting

Wyoming Sports Betting Legalization News

Wyoming looked like it might be close to legalized sports betting in early 2020, but it took until 2021 for the bills to succeed when Gov. Mark Gordon signed it.

House bills 153, 234 and 225 had failed in the Wyoming legislature but later was approved after rules and regulations were inked in August 2021.

Is sports betting legal in Wyoming?

Yes! In Sept. 2021, online wagering went live.

Where can I bet at Wyoming sportsbooks?

Wyoming sports bettors used to cross borders to Colorado and Montana but now can play online at Draft Kings and FanDuel. HB 225 was rejected as it would have yielded online sports betting in Wyoming with a few exceptions (no prop bets on NCAA games and no wagering on colleges based in Wyoming). But that progress gives hope for more Wyoming sports betting legalization pushes to happen in 2021, when rules were approved in August and betting commenced Sept. 1.

What about mobile sports betting apps in Wyoming?

Draft Kings and BetMGM participated in setting the rules and both went live with apps on Sept. 1, 2021. FanDuel sportsbook came along in March 2022, with others – Barstool, PointsBet and Caesars applying thereafter.

What is the legal sports betting age in Wyoming?

21 years of age.

Who is allowed to offer Wyoming sports betting?

The aforementioned sportsbooks offer betting in the state. There are no commercial casinos in Wyoming, however partnerships with several Native American tribes – who own Class III licenses which permit sports betting – allowed them to forge deals to allow wagering.

Who regulates or licenses Wyoming sports betting?

The Wyoming Gaming Commission assumes the regulatory lead in legalized Wyoming sports betting.

What sports will be favorites of Wyoming sports bettors?

In NCAA basketball and football, the Wyoming Cowboys compete in the Mountain West Conference.

Professional teams in neighboring states include the Colorado franchises (Nuggets, Avalanche, Broncos, Rockies, Rapids) and Utah teams (Real Salt Lake, Utah Jazz).