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NH Sports Betting Legalization & Mobile Sportsbook Updates 2022

New Hampshire

 Updated March 30, 2022

New Hampshire sports betting went into effect in the summer of 2019 and has since launched online and mobile betting through DraftKings as of early 2020. The Granite State has yet to make any other books legal yet, but bettors can get to DraftKings today and start placing bets.

New Hampshire Sports Betting Key Takeaways

⚖️ Is sports betting in New Hampshire legal?

Yes, mobile and retail sports betting (i.e., in-person) is legal. Legal mobile sports betting launched in New Hampshire in July 2019.

💸 What are the requirements to bet online in NH?

You must be 18+ years of age and physically in the state (verifiable by your mobile device's geolocation tech or a downloadable desktop plugin) to place wagers from your phone.

📒 What mobile sportsbooks are available in NH?

New Hampshire only has one mobile sportsbook available. DraftKings is the only legal operator in the state.

🏈 What sports can I bet on in NH?

You are able to bet on all the major American league sports (NFL, NBA, MLB, MLS, NHL) and more such as European basketball leagues, cricket and rugby.

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NH Sports Betting Overview, Timeline and Background

How New Hampshire Sports Betting Compares

New Hampshire has online sports betting legalized, but only one sportsbook available to bet with — DraftKings.

DraftKings is a heavyweight sportsbook with a sleek mobile interface, new live betting offerings and industry-leading sign-up promotions for sports bettors. No DraftKings promo code is required to claim a $1,000 sign-up bonus exclusive to The Action Network.

New Hampshire Legalization Timeline

2019

  • Gov. Chris Sununu signed H480 in the summer of 2019, putting online and retail sports betting into action and regulated by the state lottery in New Hampshire.
  • Despite being able to give out and accept five sports betting providers, the state only brought in DraftKings and it has remained that way ever since.

New Hampshire Sports Betting Tips

Basketball icon Sports Betting for Beginners

If you’re new to sports betting in New Hampshire, you likely have questions: How much should you be betting? Where should you be betting? How do you find the best odds? Every sport and bet type comes with different nuances.

Check out our sports betting tips for beginners so you can get started. 

Baseball icon Sports Betting Glossary

Sports betting comes with its own language and terminology -- favorites and underdogs, spreads and money lines, over/unders and props, juice and vig and so much more. It can all be a bit overwhelming and intimidating for newer betting enthusiasts, so be sure to consult our sports betting glossary for detailed definitions on all the main terms.

Check out our sports betting glossary to get up to speed with every term you might need to know before a parlay or prop bet.

Football icon Sports Betting Mistakes to Avoid

It’s important to stay disciplined and not overextend yourself in New Hampshire. There will always be ups and downs, but if you stay true to our nine mistakes to avoid, your sports betting experience will be a much more enjoyable one.

Here are some sports betting mistakes to avoid.

New Hampshire Teams

Teams to Bet On

New Hampshire is on the short end of the stick when it comes to teams in the state to bet on, with no professional teams and two D-I college programs — however, New Hampshire doesn't allow you to bet on in-state colleges, so that option is out. 

Here are the programs in the state if you're able to get to a different legal sports betting state and want to bet on a New Hampshire college:

Dartmouth logoDartmouth Big Green — Football | Basketball

While the Ivy League does have some competitive programs like Harvard and Yale, Dartmouth has fallen behind in the pack. The Big Green haven't been to the NCAA Tournament since 1959 and played in the CIT in 2015. 

The football program has seen some recent success in the Ivy League over the last decade, winning the conference three times since 2015 after a drought that started in 1996. Competing in the FCS means that less attention is brought to their football program, but the effort on the field still shows.

New Hampshire logo New Hampshire Wildcats — Football | Basketball

New Hampshire is as storied as it comes in college basketball, having the longest non-ivy league rivalry in the country with the Maine Black Bears that spans over 115 seasons. Their football rivalry with Dartmouth spans all the way back to 1901, giving us a little in-state rivalry to liven things up in what's a quieter state for sports betting.

New Hampshire Sporting Locations

O'Briens Sports Bar

Pizza, burgers & beer served in a basic pub setup with live music, trivia nights & flat-screen TVs.

The Draft Sports Bar & Grill

Buzzy hangout for American comfort food, a deep beer list & sports on TV in brick digs with a deck.

The River Casino & Sports Bar

Spacious venue offering a wide draft beer selection, bar food & a large "video wall" for sports.

Filotimo Restaurant & Casino

Small, humble casino with various poker tables, roulette tables & slot machines, plus food & a bar. Sportsbook: DraftKings

Boston Billiard Club & Casino

Sprawling pool hall serving craft beer & pub grub in easygoing quarters with flat-screens & a bar. Sportsbook: DraftKings

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Steve Petrella is a senior editor for The Action Network covering college football, among other things. He’s a Penn State grad now based in Atlanta who enjoys great punting, clock-killing drives and turnovers in the red zone.
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New Hampshire Sports Betting FAQs
Commonly asked questions about sports betting in The Granite State.
Can you bet on sports in New Hampshire?
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