Penn National (Hollywood Casino) – William Hill US
The Greenbrier – FanDuel Sportsbook
There are no major league teams in West Virginia.
The Greenbrier (Justice Family Group)
Hollywood Casino (Penn National)
Mardi Gras (Delaware North)
Wheeling Island (Delaware North)
IGT (licensed, no current partner)
Too early for in-depth data, but $320,000 in sports betting revenue was generated during the first weekend.
Online/offline revenue split
Total number of betting premises
Four casinos have received a sports betting license
Stake tax take
Too early to tell at this juncture.
What type of licenses are available?
Land-based and online sports betting licenses – but online operators need a land-based partner.
How many skins are permitted per license?
How do you apply for a license?
Sports betting license forms available here: http://www.wvlottery.com/forms
What are the integrity fees?
What is the current tax rate?
Casinos must pay $100,000 annual license fee for sports betting, with 10% tax on revenues
Is there a self-exclusion register in the state?
Is sports betting regulated or unregulated?
West Virginia became the fifth state in the US to go live with sports betting when the Hollywood Casino (owned by Penn National) opened at the end of August 2018.
West Virginia Lottery Commission
900 Pennsylvania Avenue
Charleston, WV 25302
Acting Director: Doug Buffington
Is sports betting permitted online?
Yes, sports betting will be permitted online and there are rumors that a number of major operators will partner with casinos to launch. However, online sports betting is not yet live in the state.
Is there any specific legislation for daily fantasy sports?
No bill, but the AG has ruled that, as a game of skill, fantasy sports are permitted under existing legislation.
What legislation, if any, is currently pending?