Real Money Online and Retail Sportsbooks in Pennsylvania

Sports betting is legal and licensed in Pennsylvania. The first retail sportsbook opened in November 2018. Pennsylvania mobile sports betting launched in May 2019. Mobile sportsbooks are licensed by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board.

Pennsylvania sports betting is available in two forms. There are sportsbooks at most Pennsylvania casinos. Bets may be made at the counter or on kiosks at these properties. There is also mobile sports betting in Pennsylvania. Bets may be made on computers at some online sportsbooks. Android, iOS, Windows and Mac operating systems can access Pennsylvania sports betting.

Pennsylvania sports bettors must be at least 21 years old to play. Geolocation technology is used to ensure that a mobile bettor is within state lines. Attempted bets made outside state lines will be rejected. 

Pennsylvania sportsbooks

There are 13 live and over 10 mobile Pennsylvania sportsbooks. All casinos in the state have one, except Lady Luck. Mobile betting apps are licensed through Pennsylvania casinos. Deposits are as safe on the apps as chips are in the casino. 


BetMGM is also licensed through a partnership with Hollywood Casino Penn National. While there is no retail sportsbook in the state, sports bets can be placed online and using the BetMGM app.


Betfred operates the sportsbook at Wind Creek. It opens at noon on Mondays and 10am on weekends. It closes at midnight Saturday and 10pm on Sunday and Monday nights. A bonus offer is available to new Betfred Pennsylvania mobile betting app players.  

Sportsbook at Wind Creek Bethlehem in Pennsylvania


Sportsbook at Rivers Casino in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

BetRivers is the brand associated with the sportsbooks at the Rivers casinos in Philadelphia and Pittsburgh. Its Philadelphia sportsbook opens at 11am on weekdays and 10am on weekends. It closes at 11pm Sunday through Thursday and midnight on weekend nights. The Pittsburgh BetRivers sportsbook is open from 11am until midnight daily. 

The BetRivers mobile betting app is available throughout Pennsylvania. It offers players a first deposit bonus.

Caesars Sports

Caesars Sports operates a 4,300-square-foot retail sportsbook at Harrah’s Philadelphia. It opens at 10am on weekdays and 9am on weekends. The betting window closes at midnight Sunday through Thursday and 1am on weekend nights. It also has a mobile betting app available throughout Pennsylvania.


DraftKings operates through a partnership with Hollywood Casino. There is no retail sportsbook in Pennsylvania. However, sports bets can be placed online and using the DraftKings app.


Barstool Sports was partnered with Hollywood Casino Penn National. The retail sportsbook, which changed brands to ESPN Bet, has more than 30 TVs, a 34-seat full-service bar with additional seating, food options, a Topgolf Swing Suite, and table games. It opens at noon on weekdays and 11am on weekends. It closes daily at 11pm.

There is a sportsbook open at Hollywood Casino York. Bets may be made at kiosks located behind the table game pits or at the casino cage. At Hollywood Casino Morgantown and Hollywood Casino Meadows near Pittsburgh, the sportsbooks offer a full-service restaurant and bar.


FanDuel partnered with Live! Casino and Valley Forge Casino. It has a mobile betting and daily fantasy sports app available throughout the state. 

FanDuel sportsbooks at Live! Philadelphia Casino opens at 11am Monday through Friday and 10am on weekends. The sportsbook closes at midnight daily. At Live! Casino Pittsburgh, it opens at 11am Monday through Thursday and 10am Friday through Sunday. It closes at 10pm on Sundays, 11pm Monday through Thursday and midnight on weekend nights. 

The Valley Forge FanDuel sportsbook location is open from 10am to midnight daily. The FanDuel Pennsylvania mobile betting app offers a new player welcome promotion bonus. FanDuel also has daily fantasy sports.

Sign for Sports and Poker at Mount Airy Casino and Resort in Pennsylvania


Parx Casino has a branded live and online sportsbook. The retail sportsbook hours are noon to 10pm Sunday through Thursday and noon to 11pm on Fridays and Saturdays.

A race and sportsbook is also located inside Chickie’s & Pete’s in Malvern. It opens daily at 11am. The sportsbook closes at 9pm on Tuesdays and Wednesdays and at 10pm the other nights.

New Parx Sportsbook depositors are eligible for an online bonus offer.


TwinSpires is the sportsbook at Presque Isle Downs. The sportsbook is a lounge viewing area with kiosks. New TwinSpires players are eligible for an online bonus offer.

How to create a Pennsylvania mobile sports betting account

It is simple to create a Pennsylvania betting account. Download your preferred mobile betting app. On the login page, create a new account. You will need to enter some personal information. The system will verify your identity through secure methods. Once verified, you will be able to deposit and get into action. 

Accounts may also be made at the sportsbook’s casino property. This requires a valid photo ID.

How to deposit into a Pennsylvania mobile betting account

There are several convenient ways to deposit into a Pennsylvania mobile sports betting account. Cash may be deposited at a sportsbook’s retail location or through PayNearMe. Credit and debit cards like Visa, Mastercard, and Discover may be used. Electronic processors like Skrill and PayPal are often accepted. Electronic checks and bank wires are other common deposit options available on Pennsylvania mobile betting apps. 

How to withdraw from a Pennsylvania mobile betting account

There are several options for withdrawing from a Pennsylvania mobile betting app. Cash may be picked up at the sportsbook’s retail location. Electronic checks, debit cards, bank wire, PayPal, and Skrill are other common withdrawal options for Pennsylvania sports betting app withdrawals. 

Types of bets offered by Pennsylvania sportsbooks

There is a large variety of betting options at Pennsylvania sportsbooks. Straight bets, parlays, teasers, futures, and props are among the most popular wagers. All major sports and some minor ones are represented. Football, baseball, basketball, hockey, boxing, mixed martial arts, auto racing, golf, tennis, soccer, and European sporting events are all on the betting menu. 

Betting on professional sports and college ones is permitted. This includes universities located in Pennsylvania. However, prop betting on individual college player stats is not allowed under state law.

Pennsylvania sportsbook FAQ

Is sports betting legal in Pennsylvania?

Yes. There are licensed live and mobile sportsbooks in the state.  

What is the minimum age to bet on sports in Pennsylvania? 

Sports bettors must be at least 21 years old.

Can I bet on in-state colleges and universities in Pennsylvania?

Yes. Bets may be made on in-state colleges and universities, except for player prop bets.

What types of bets are permitted at Pennsylvania sportsbooks?

A wide betting menu is available that includes straight bets, parlays, teasers, futures, and props across a wide variety of sports.

Last Updated on June 26, 2024 by John Mehaffey