Nevada Sports Betting 2020

Last Updated: Aug 28th, 2020
Betting on sports has been legal in Nevada for a long time. Visit one of its many sportsbooks to wager today or complete registration of your account for its betting app so you can wager anytime, anywhere within the state.

Guide To Online Sportsbooks Nevada

Nevada was the first state to legalize and regulate sports betting in 1949. You can wager on sports in Nevada anytime and anywhere in the state, which still has the most-robust gambling market in the country.

But with the U.S. Supreme Court striking down the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA), the federal ban on sports wagering, in 1992, other states are set to rival Nevada’s sports betting dominance. More than a dozen other states have legalized and regulated sports betting with more to follow.

If you want to bet on sports in Nevada, getting familiar with the physical sportsbooks available in the state doesn’t hurt. You’ll have to visit one of the many locations in the state to finish registering for your account with one of Nevada’s numerous mobile betting apps.

You can easily download these apps for iOS from the app store and download the apps available for Android devices at the location website. But before you’re able to bet, you must complete a formal registration process within the casino before using the app at one of the sportsbook locations.

Is Sports Betting Legal in Nevada?

Yes, and Nevada has always led the way when it comes to sports betting. It has more licensed physical sportsbooks than any other state with legal and regulated sports betting.

Nevada is loaded with places you can go to bet on sports.

More and more sportsbooks are appearing across the country in states that have legalized sports betting, but It will take time to compete with the Las Vegas. And the experience in other states can’t compete with what Nevada has in Las Vegas.

Nevada Online Sportsbooks and Their Partners

Here we list all of the locations you can visit to bet or register for the betting app it’sassociated with.

Location Status Partner
Circus-Circus Approved William Hill
Eldorado Approved William Hill
Montbleu Approved William Hill
Silver Legacy Approved William Hill
Binson’s Gambling Hall Approved William Hill
Four Queens Hotel and Casino Approved William Hill
Downtown Grand Approved William Hill
Pizza Hotel & Casino Approved William Hill
Jerry’s Nugget Casino Approved William Hill
The STRAT Hotel Casino Approved William Hill
Silver Sevens Hotel & Casino Approved William Hill
Tuscany Hotel & Casino Approved William Hill
Ellis Island Casino Approved William Hill
Arizona Charlie’s Boulder Approved William Hill
Hooters Hotel & Casino Approved William Hill
Longhorn Casino Approved William Hill
Siegal Slots and Suites Approved William Hill
Casinos Valle Verde Approved William Hill
Alamo Casino Approved William Hill
Skyline Restaurant & Casino Approved William Hill
Klondike Sunset Casino Approved William Hill
Skyline Restaurant & Casino Approved William Hill
M Resort Spa casino Las Vegas Approved William Hill
Silver Nugget Approved William Hill
SLS Hotel & Casino Approved William Hill
Poker Palace Approved William Hill
Lucky Club Approved William Hill
Arizona Charlie’s Decatur Approved William Hill
Casino Royale Approved William Hill
Club Fortune Casino Approved William Hill
Railroad Pass Hotel Approved William Hill
Primm Valley Hotel & Casino Approved William Hill
Parump Nugget Hotel Approved William Hill
Saddle West Casino Approved William Hill
Prospect Hotel & Casino Approved William Hill
MGM Grand Approved playMGM Sports
Bellagio Approved playMGM Sports
Aria Approved playMGM Sports
Luxor Approved playMGM Sports
Mandalay Bay Approved playMGM Sports
Excalibur Approved playMGM Sports
Monte Carlo Approved playMGM Sports
New York-New York Approved playMGM Sports
The Mirage Approved playMGM Sports
Caesars Approved Caesars Sportsbook
Harrah’s Approved Caesars Sportsbook
Planet Hollywood Approved Caesars Sportsbook
The Linq Approved Caesars Sportsbook
Bally’s Approved Caesars Sportsbook
Paris Approved Caesars Sportsbook
Flamingo Approved Caesars Sportsbook
Cromwell Approved Caesars Sportsbook
Rio Approved Caesars Sportsbook
Harrah’s Reno Approved Caesars Sportsbook
Harrah’s Laughlin Approved Caesars Sportsbook
Harrah’s Tahoe Approved Caesars Sportsbook
Harveys Tahoe Approved Caesars Sportsbook
Eastside Cannery Approved B-connected Sports
Cannery Approved B-connected Sports
Gold Coast Approved B-connected Sports
Jokers Wild Approved B-connected Sports
Sam’s Town Approved B-connected Sports
Suncoast Approved B-connected Sports
The Orleans Approved B-connected Sports
Aliente Approved B-connected Sports
Boulder Station Approved STN Sports
Santa Fe Station Approved STN Sports
Texas Station Approved STN Sports
Palace Station Approved STN Sports
El Cortez Approved STN Sports
Green Velley Ranch Approved STN Sports
Fiestas Approved STN Sports
Red Rock Resort Approved STN Sports
Hard Rock Casino Approved CG Sports
Silverton Approved CG Sports
The Venetian Approved CG Sports
Palms Approved CG Sports
The Palazzo Approved CG Sports
Cosmopolitan Approved CG Sports
Tropicana Approved CG Sports
M Resort Approved CG Sports
South Point Approved Nevada Sports Books
Rampart Casino Approved Nevada Sports Books
Golden Nugget Approved Golden Nugget
Treasure Island Approved TI Mobile Sports
Wynn Approved Wynn Mobile Sports
Encore Approved Wynn Mobile Sports

What to Consider When Choosing Nevada Betting Sites

There are so many betting sites to choose from in Nevada. In fact, there are more options than any other state. Here are some things to consider when choosinga site in Nevada:

  • Sports and Odds

    One of the first things you have to research is whether or not the sportsbook offers the sports and events you want to bet on. For instance, the NFL is bet on everywhere, but what about soccer or horse racing internationally? In Nevada, you can pretty much bet on anything.

    Once you find what you want to be on, you next need to take a look at the odds. When you have the odds, go to an odds comparison site, pick a game or event and see how the odds compare to the competition.

  • Free Bets, Bonuses & More

    Nevada sportsbooks offer all kinds of enticements to bettors — free bets, bonuses andmore. They want to attract you to their sites, especially when there are so many to choose from. Look around for some of the deals and free bets.

  • User Experience
    In Nevada, sportsbooks care about your user experience. They have to because the competition for your money is fierce. But some brands offer betting sites and apps that work better than others, are easy to use and look great on mobile devices. Research sites and apps available in Nevada to see which ones appeal to you.

Latest Nevada Sports Betting Numbers

NEVADA SPORTS BETTING HANDLE, JULY 2020 vs. JULY 2019

July 2020 July 2019 Change
Total Handle $163.552M$235.961M-30.7%
Gross Revenue $6.295M$10.534M-40.2%

NEVADA vs. NEW JERSEY

NevadaNew JerseyWinner
July 2020 Handle $163.552M$315.119MNJ by $151.6M
June 2020 Handle $78.152M$165.015MNJ by $86.9M
March 2020 Handle $141.108M$181.909MNJ by $40.8M
February 2020 Handle $491.706M$494.814MNJ by $3.1M
January 2020 Handle $502.279M$540.113MNJ by $37.8M
December 2019 Handle $571.088M$557.786MNV by $13.3M
November 2019 Handle $614.071M$562.676MNV by $51.4M
October 2019 Handle $543.921M$487.925MNV by $56M
September 2019 Handle $538.226M$445.563MNV by $92.7M
August 2019 Handle $243.337M$293.595MNJ by $50.3M

Updated Aug. 28

LATEST NEWS: Nevada July Sports Betting Handle Trails NJ, PA Again


Gambling in Nevada Timeline

2018

The U.S. Supreme Court strikes down the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA), the federal ban on sports wagering. This allows states other than Nevada to legalize and regulate single-game sports betting.

2013

The state legalizes online poker within Nevada, allowing individuals within the state to play poker online. Nevada also joins a compact with Delaware and New Jersey, allowing players in all three to play against anybody located in the other two.

2010

The first apps for sports betting are released, giving anyone located the state the ability to bet on sports outside of a physical sportsbook.

2001

The State of Nevada legalizes wagering on collegiate events involving the University of Nevada (Reno) and University of Nevada Las Vegas.

1992

The state is exempted from the prohibitions part of Congress’ passage of PASPA, the federal ban on sports betting. Nevada joined a short list of four states with some form of legal sports betting that were grandfathered-in.

1983

Congress passes a bill which lowers the tax on sports wagering to 0.25%. This tax reduction powers the growth of Nevada’s sports betting industry.

1975

The first group of physical sportsbooks is officially opened for business at casinos in Nevada.

1974

Congress lowers the federal tax on sports wagering from 10% to 2%. This massive reduction makes betting on sports much more lucrative for some bettors.

1955

Nevada creates the Nevada Gaming Control Board to regulate all gambling in the state.

1954

Congress places a 10% federal tax on all sports wagers, which makes wagering on sports completely unprofitable in the state.

1949

The state of Nevada passes a sports betting bill that legalizes wagering on horse racing and team sports.

1931

The state of Nevada passes an unprecedented bill that legalizes most forms of casino gambling within its borders.