Virginia Land-Based Casinos: Progress Update

February 3, 2021 | By: Amber Hoffman

Back in November of 2020, Virginia’s voters decided in favor of having four land-based casinos built across the great state. With Virginia casinos’ annual estimated revenue coming in around $412 million, Virginia sports bettors are waiting patiently for their opportunity to finally enjoy casinos in their own home state. Here are some of the most […]

William Hill Sportsbook Now Live In Virginia; $500 Risk-Free First Bet

February 3, 2021 | By: Cole Rush

Virginia is now home to a total of five online sportsbooks. Following The Virginia Lottery’s approval of the platform on January 27, William Hill launched in the state today at noon local time. William Hill’s Virginia sportsbook is officially live and taking bets, just in time for Super Bowl LV. This is Virginia’s fifth sportsbook […]

BetRivers Sportsbook Now Available In Virginia

January 27, 2021 | By: Cole Rush

The sportsbooks just keep coming: BetRivers is officially live in Virginia, bringing the tally of Commonwealth sports betting sites to five. BetRivers launched today, bringing 24/7 online sports betting to players in Old Dominion. BetRivers is operated by Rush Street Interactive (RSI). “We have become the preferred online gaming operator for tens of thousands of […]

BetMGM Sportsbook Launches In Virginia

January 27, 2021 | By: Cole Rush

BetMGM sportsbook launched in Virginia today, making it the third sports betting platform live in the state. The Roar Digital-run sportsbook follows FanDuel and DraftKings in the Commonwealth.  “We’re ecstatic that BetMGM is one of the first mobile sports betting platforms to launch in Virginia,” said BetMGM CEO Adam Greenblatt. “Virginians are passionate sports fans, […]

DraftKings Sportsbook Now Live In Virginia

January 25, 2021 | By: Cole Rush

DraftKings sportsbook has come to Virginia. The company launched its sports betting platform on January 24 in Old Dominion, closely following rival FanDuel, which launched a few days prior.  Virginia marks the twelfth state in which DraftKings is live with an online sportsbook.  DraftKings went live on Sunday just ahead of the conference championship games […]

FanDuel Sportsbook Launching In Virginia Today

January 21, 2021 | By: Cole Rush

Virginia sports betting is set to launch today, and it appears FanDuel will be the first (or one of the first) operators to launch in the state this afternoon. Yesterday, FanDuel announced on its official Twitter account that the sportsbook would launch in Virginia “tomorrow,” indicating a launch date of Thursday, January 21.  This comes […]

Virginia College Sports Betting: What’s Allowed

January 14, 2021 | By: Amber Hoffman

Sports betting in Virginia became legal in April of 2020. But the state’s sports betting law is confusing when it comes to betting on college sports. Which college games are Virginians allowed to bet on, and why do some of the most popular games and teams only have grey market betting options? Here’s a rundown […]

BetMGM Sportsbook Coming To Nationals Park

January 12, 2021 | By: Geoffrey Fisk

A newly announced partnership between BetMGM and the Washington Nationals brings BetMGM Sportsbook to Nationals Park next season. The agreement makes BetMGM the official betting partner of the Washington baseball franchise. With the partnership comes plans for BetMGM to launch both a retail sportsbook and mobile sports betting app in the vicinity of Nationals Park. […]

Virginia Sports Betting Could Launch Before The Super Bowl

January 6, 2021 | By: Cole Rush

Virginia is ramping up for a sports betting launch that could see platforms go live in time for the Super Bowl. According to WUSA9, Kevin Hall the Executive Director of the Virginia Lottery expects to approve the state’s first online sports betting licenses within two to three weeks. If this happens, operators could launch before […]

Virginia Sports Betting Could Bring $412 Million In Annual Revenue

December 9, 2020 | By: Geoffrey Fisk

Virginia sports bettors won’t have to wait much longer for legal sportsbooks to launch in the Old Dominion. State lawmakers aim for an early 2021 launch for Virginia’s sportsbooks, possibly in time for Super Bowl LVI. Both online and retail sportsbooks will operate in Virginia. Virginia Casinos estimates that sports betting could bring in $412 […]