Which States is PointsBet Legal In?

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New players at PointsBet get 10 Second Chance bets up to $100 daily for 10 days. 

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PointsBet State Availability & Rankings

PointsBet Sportsbook is currently available in CO, IL, IN, IA, KS, MD, MI, NJ, NY, PA, VA, and WV.

States PointsBet Sportsbook is Legal In

  • Headquarters: Denver, Colorado & Melbourne, Australia
  • Founded: 2015

State

Online

Retail Partner

New Jersey

Yes

Twin River

Iowa

Yes

Catfish Bend Casino

Indiana

Yes

Penn National Gaming

Illinios

Yes

Hawthorne Race Course

Kansas

Yes

Kansas Crossing Casino & Hotel

Colorado

Yes

Double Eagle Hotel & Casino

Michigan

Yes

Northern Waters Casino Resort

New York

Yes

N/A

West Virginia

Yes

Mountaineer Casino

Pennsylvania

Yes

Hollywood Casino at Penn National (York)

Maryland

Yes

Riverboat on the Potomac

Louisiana

Yes

Penn National Gaming

Ohio

Yes

Belterra Park Gaming & Entertainment Center

PointsBet CO

  • Availability: Online and retail
  • Launch date: November 2020
  • Retail partner: Double Eagle Hotel and Casino in Cripple Creek
  • Licensed by: Colorado Department of Revenue
  • PointsBet CO Promo: 10 Second Chance Bets of $100 Each. Access here.

PointsBet online sportsbook went live in Colorado on November 18, 2020, and the launch of a retail sportsbook in Double Eagle Resort in Cripple Creek soon followed. PointsBet also has partnerships with three of the state’s professional teams—the Denver Nuggets, Colorado Avalanche, and the NLL’s Colorado Mammoth. New customers on PointsBet CO will receive 10 second chance bets of $100 each for 10 days post signup.

PointsBet IL

  • Availability: Online and retail
  • Launch date: September 2020
  • Retail partner: Hawthorne Race Course
  • Licensed by: Illinois Gaming Board
  • PointsBet IL Promo: 10 Second Chance Bets of $100 Each. Access here.

PointsBet launched in Illinois in September 2020, just six months after online betting became legal in the state. The operator’s flagship retail location is at Hawthorne Race Course, but it also runs physical sportsbooks at three other off-track betting venues in Crestwood, Prospect Heights, and Oak Brook Terrace. You must visit one of these locations if you want to register your online account. As a new customer, you can get 10 second chance bets of up to $100 each. If your first fixed-odds wager loses, they'll refund you up to $100 in bet credits. Plus, for the following 9 days, you'll receive a daily $100 Second Chance Bet. Remember, each bonus is valid for its day only—miss a day, and you lose that bonus.

PointsBet IN

  • Availability: Online and retail
  • Launch date: March 2020
  • Retail partner: Hollywood Casino in Lawrenceburg
  • Licensed by: Indiana Gaming Commission
  • PointsBet IN Intro Promo: 10 Second Chance Bets of $100 Each. Access here.

PointsBet started operating in Indiana in March 2020. It has reached a long-term agreement with Penn National Gaming and established a land-based partner in Hollywood Casino in Lawrenceburg, where it hosts a retail sportsbook. PointsBet has also partnered with two professional sports teams in Indiana, the Indianapolis Colts and the Indiana Pacers. Like in most other states, the intro promo on PointsBet IN is 10 Second-chance bets of $100 each. For 10 days, PointsBet refunds your daily first fixed-odds wager during the promo period, up to $100 each.

PointsBet IA

  • Availability: Online and retail
  • Launch date: November 2019
  • Retail partner: Catfish Bend Casino
  • Licensed by: Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission
  • PointsBet IA Promo: 10 Second Chance Bets of $100 Each. Access here.

After a successful launch in November 2019, Iowa became the second state after New Jersey to host the PointsBet sportsbook. Its retail located at Catfish Bend Casino began operating in August of the same year. At first, Iowa residents were required to perform an in-person registration at PointsBet’s physical location, but this rule expired in January 2021. New IA customers at PointsBet are offered 10 daily Second Chance Bets, up to $100 each, for their initial 10 days after signing up.

PointsBet KS

  • Availability: Online and retail
  • Launch date: September 2022
  • Retail partner: Kansas Crossing Casino & Hotel
  • Licensed by: Kansas Racing and Gaming Commission
  • PointsBet KS Promo: 10 Second Chance Bets of $100 Each. Access here.

PointsBet launched in Kansas on the day it went live, September 1, 2022, in partnership with Kansas Crossing Casino & Hotel. For new customers in Kansas, like in other states, there's an offer of 10 Second Chance Bets up to $100 for the first 10 days after signing up.

PointsBet MD

  • Availability: Online and retail
  • Launch date: November 2022
  • Retail partner: Riverboat on the Potomac
  • Licensed by: Maryland State Lottery & Gaming Control Agency
  • PointsBet MD Promo: 10 Second Chance Bets of $100 Each. Access here.

PointsBet launched its online sportsbook in Maryland in November 2022. The sportsbook’s retail partner is the Riverboat on the Potomac. New Maryland players receive 10 daily Second Chance Bets for their first 10 days. Just place a fixed-odds bet each day post-registration, and if it doesn't hit, you'll get a refund in bonus credits, up to $100.

PointsBet MI

  • Availability: Online and retail
  • Launch date: January 2021
  • Retail partner: Northern Waters Casino Resort
  • Licensed by: Michigan Gaming Control Board
  • PointsBet MI Promo: 10 Second Chance Bets of $100 Each. Access here.

PointsBet launched its sportsbook product in Michigan in January 2021, while the Great Lake State became the first to host PointsBet online casino later in May. The sportsbook’s land-based partner is the Northern Waters Casino Resort in Watersmeet. Michigan players can enjoy daily Second Chance Bets of $100 each, for their first 10 days at PointsBet. Place a fixed-odds bet each day to qualify; skip a day, and you'll miss that day's bonus.

PointsBet NJ

  • Availability: Online and retail
  • Launch date: January 2019
  • Retail partner: Bally’s Casino and Hotel and Meadowlands Racetrack
  • Licensed by: New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement
  • PointsBet NJ Promo: 10 Second Chance Bets of $100 Each. Access here.

New Jersey was the first state to welcome PointsBet in the US after a successful launch in January 2019. The operator also went live with an online casino in July 2021. Both its NJ land-based partners—Bally’s AC and Meadowlands Racetrack—host in-person betting kiosks where you can deposit and claim your winnings. When betting online in Michigan, new users get daily Second Chance Bets of $100 each, for 10 days. Skip a day, and that day's bonus is lost.

PointsBet NY

  • Availability: Online
  • Launch date: January 2022
  • Retail partner: Tioga Downs Casino Resort
  • Licensed by: New York State Gaming Commission
  • PointsBet NY Promo: 10 Second Chance Bets of $100 Each. Access here.

PointsBet launched in New York in January 2022, just in time for the NFL conference championship games and the Super Bowl. New Yorkers can tap into a welcome deal at PointsBet: 10 days of Second Chance Bets up to $100 each. The Second Chance bets are valid for 7 days from issuance. Miss a day's bet, and that bonus is gone.  Even though PointsBet partnered with Tioga Downs Casino Resort, it currently doesn’t operate a retail sportsbook at this location.

PointsBet PA

  • Availability: Online
  • Launch date: February 2022
  • Retail partner: Hollywood Casino at Penn National (York)
  • Licensed by: Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board
  • PointsBet PA Intro Promo: 10 Second Chance Bets of $100 Each. Access here.

PointsBet launched in Pennsylvania in February 2022, just in time for the Super Bowl. New Pennsylvania users at PointsBet can enjoy a welcome bonus: 10 daily Second Chance Bets, each up to $100, with each bet valid for 7 days after being issued.

PointsBet WV

  • Availability: Online
  • Launch date: August 2021
  • Retail partner: Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races
  • Licensed by: West Virginia Lottery
  • PointsBet WV Intro Promo: 10 Second Chance Bets of $100 Each. Access here.

PointsBet debuted in West Virginia in August 2021, but it also went live with an online casino in January 2022. Although it partnered with Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races, PointsBet does not offer a land-based sportsbook in the state. New PointsBet WV customers receive 10 daily Second-Chance bets up to $100 for their first 10 days.

PointsBet VA

  • Availability: Online
  • Launch date: December 2021
  • Retail partner: Colonial Downs Racetrack
  • Licensed by: Virginia Lottery
  • PointsBet VA Intro Promo: 10 Second Chance Bets of $100 Each. Access here.

PointsBet expanded its reach to Virginia at the end of 2021 with the launch of an online and mobile sportsbook in mid-December. It partnered with Colonial Downs Group, which runs a racetrack in New Kent. Since you can only bet online in Virginia at the moment, there is no retail PointsBet sportsbook in the state. PointsBet VA offers new members 10 Second-Chance bets. Each refund is up to $100 and lasts 7 days from issuance.

Signing Up for PointsBet

You don’t have to be a resident of one of the states where PointsBet operates to sign up, but you must be located in one to place bets. The only other restriction is that you must be at least 21 years old.

To sign up for an account, you’ll have to fill out some basic information including:

  • Name
  • Email
  • Date of birth
  • Last 4 digits of Social Security number
  • Phone number
  • Address
  • Password

After filling out this information, you may be asked to upload a government-issued ID (such as a driver’s license or passport) to verify your identity. 

The whole process is quick and easy and should only take a few minutes. You can get an idea of what the registration screen looks like in the following mobile app screenshots (click to expand):

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Dave Rathmanner is the Founder & CEO of Odds Assist. After struggling to find helpful sports betting resources and honest reviews when he first started betting, he decided to create the site he always wished he had. Dave has been betting on sports since NJ legalized it in 2018 and regularly analyzes sportsbooks to find the best options for bettors. Aside from creating new content for OA readers, Dave is also passionate about researching betting markets, creating models, and developing profitable betting strategies.