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The Latest in North Carolina Sports Betting
North Carolina Retail Sports Betting Could Begin By March MadnessDec. 7, 2020
North Carolina sports betting could begin in time for the 2021 NCAA men’s basketball tournament after representatives from the state’s two Native American casinos and the state government agreed to a sportsbook operating deal last week
How North Carolina Sports Betting Compares
We graded North Carolina on its sports betting bill and experience relative to other states.
Mobile Betting Options: F
There’s no online sports betting in North Carolina. You can’t give it anything but an F.
Sign Up & Deposits: F
You can only bet in person, so there’s no online deposits or registrations. F.
Fair Pricing: TBD
Caesars owns and operates Harrah's, so its sports betting product will be integrated into each casino. While Caesars has fair pricing elsewhere, a monopoly is never a good thing.
The company says it has "flexibility to make adjustments for our region" in regards to odds, so expect local teams to be priced differently than normal.
Mobile offerings often turn out different than in-person ones, so we’ll wait to grade North Carolina on this.
The sheer existence of sports betting is more than half the states in the union can say. So that's a plus.
The Cherokee casinos are trying to create a monopoly for themselves around sports betting -- but it won't be a very lucrative one if betting remains in-person only.
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