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West Virginia Sports Betting FAQ
When did sports betting become legal in West Virginia?
Can I bet on my phone in West Virginia?
How old do I have to be to bet on sports in the state?
Who controls West Virginia’s Sports betting industry?
Sports Betting for Beginners
New to sports betting? Check out our 11 sports betting tips for beginners so you can get started placing bets in WV.
Sports Betting Glossary
The sports betting lexicon is vast and sometimes confusing, especially to new bettors. Check out our sports betting glossary to get up to speed with every term you might need to know.
Sports Betting Mistakes to Avoid
Betting on your favorite teams in West Virginia might seem like a no-brainer, but you need to be careful if you’re going to sustain in the sports betting world.
Here are nine mistakes to avoid.
West Virginia Sports Betting Timeline
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|Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack and Resort||William Hill||New Cumberland|
|Mardi Gras Casino and Resort||Pending||Cross Lanes|
|Wheeling Island Hotel, Casino and Racetrack||Pending||Wheeling|
West Virginia Teams to Bet on
Men's NCAA DI
Women's NCAA DI
Pro Sports Teams
West Virginia Alliance - Soccer
West Virginia Alliance FC is a soccer team based in Charleston, West Virginia. The team plays in USL League 2, with home games at Schoenbaum Stadium.
West Virginia Power - Baseball
The West Virginia Power is a Minor League Baseball team based in Charleston.
Wheeling Nailers - Hockey
The Wheeling Nailers are an ECHL ice hockey team based in Wheeling, West Virginia.
The Jefferson 500
For the world of motorsports, West Virginia hosts the Jefferson 500--described as a "celebration of the great long distance races" of the past. The event is traditionally held in May. Unfortunately for bettors in the Mountain State, Covid guidelines meant the event was cancelled this year, set to return in May 2021.
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