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Closest Sports Betting Location to Each MLB Ballpark in 2022

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The 2022 Major League Baseball season begins on April 7. On Opening Day, MLB betting fans of 11 different teams will be able to legally wager using betting apps from their seat at the ballpark. With that in mind, Bookies.com examined the distance from each MLB stadium to the closest spot people can legally and safely wager on sports.

Sports betting in Ontario goes live on April 4, just in time for the Blue Jays' 2022 opener three days later against the Texas Rangers at Rogers Centre.

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Those watching the Yankees and Mets play at home can also bet live from the ballpark for the first time in 2022, following the launch of online sports betting in New York in January. Those watching the Phillies, Pirates, Cubs, White Sox, Nationals, Tigers, Diamondbacks and Rockies play at home will be able to bet on-site again this year.

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Here are all 30 MLB teams listed by division with their home ballpark, the closest location to legally wager on baseball, and, if applicable, the distance in miles.

American League

AL East

TeamHome BallparkClosest Betting LocationDistance
Tampa Bay RaysTropicana FieldBiloxi, Miss.563 Miles
Boston Red SoxFenway ParkSalem, N.H.32.6 Miles
Baltimore OriolesCamden YardsHorseshoe Casino0.7 Miles
New York YankeesYankees StadiumOn Site-
Toronto Blue JaysRogers CentreOn Site-

AL Central

TeamHome BallparkClosest Betting LocationDistance
Kansas City RoyalsKauffman StadiumLamoni, Iowa114 Miles
Minnesot TwinsTarget FieldNorthwood, Iowa111 Miles
Cleveland GuardiansFirstEnergy StadiumWest Springfield, Penn.75.4 Miles
Chicago White SoxGuaranteed Rate FieldOn Site-
Detroit TigersComerica ParkOn Site-

AL West

TeamHome BallparkClosest Betting LocationDistance
Los Angeles AngelsAngel StadiumPrimm. Nev.221 Miles
Oakland AthleticsRingCentral ColiseumStateline, Nev.190 Miles
Texas RangersGlobe Life FieldGreenwood, La.187 Miles
Houston AstrosMinute Maid ParkVinton, La.113 Miles
Seattle MarinersT-Mobile ParkSuquamish, Wash.*17.2 Miles

* Requires Trip On Seattle-Bainbridge Ferry. There is one online betting site operating in Washington state via the Snoqualmie Casino Sportsbook app. But customers still have to go into the casino to make deposits and set up their accounts.

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National League

NL East

TeamHome BallparkClosest Betting LocationDistance
Miami MarlinsLoanDepot ParkEast Ridge, Tenn.770 Miles
Atlanta BravesTruist ParkEast Ridge, Tenn.96.9 Miles
New York Mets Citi Field On Site-
Philadelphia PhilliesCitizens Bank ParkOn Site-
Washington NationalsNationals ParkOn Site-

NL Central

TeamHome BallparkClosest Betting LocationDistance
Milwaukee Brewers    American Family Field   Wadsworth, Ill. 42.1 Miles
Cincinnati RedsGreat American Ball ParkGreendale, Ind.24.9 Miles
St. Louis CardinalsBusch StadiumEast St. Louis, Ill.1.7 Miles
Pittsburgh Pirates   PNC ParkOn Site-
Chicago CubsWrigley FieldOn Site-

NL West

TeamHome BallparkClosest Betting LocationDistance
Los Angeles DodgersDodgers StadiumPrimm. Nev.228 Miles
San Francisco Giants Oracle ParkStateline, Nev.188 Miles
San Diego PadresGlobe Life FieldYuma, Ariz.171 Miles
Arizona Diamondbacks Chase FieldOn Site-
Colorado RockiesCoors Field On Site-

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The shortest trek from home plate to betting location can be found in Baltimore. The Caesars Sportsbook at the Horseshoe Baltimore is a 0.7-mile walk from Camden Yards on Russell Street. It takes 14 minutes, according to Google Maps.

The longest trek for baseball fans to make a legal wager belongs to those few souls backing the Miami Marlins. If you want to legally wager on sports in the United States and find yourself at LoanDepot Park in Miami, expect to make a 770-mile drive via I-75 to the Chick-Fil-A in East Ridge, Tennessee. There, you can safely park, grab some nuggets, and wager legally on MLB odds through several mobile apps that operate in the Volunteer State.

The longest trek in the American League belongs to Tampa Bay Rays who find themselves watching their team play at home but want to legally bet in the U.S. They have to head to Biloxi, Mississippi. That means a 563-mile drive from Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg.

Mobile sports betting was briefly legal in Florida last year before a gaming compact between the state and Seminole Tribe was deemed void by a federal judge.

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Bill Speros for Bookies.com
Bill Speros
Bill Speros is an award-winning journalist and editor whose career includes stops at USA Today Sports Network / Golfweek, Cox Media, ESPN, Orlando Sentinel and Denver Post.