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Old 11-15-2009, 06:24 AM
 
Location: Missouri
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I can't figure this out because i keep hearing and reading conflicting stories about what states have legalalized sports betting. From what i understand nevada, oregon, montana, and delaware are the only 4 states that can have legal sports betting according to a law. Then i read that montana and oregon used to have it but it's only active in nevada and delaware. Then further i heard that it's really only in nevada because delaware has like a parlay system where you can only bet on football, multiple games at a time. Can someone from oregon, montana, nevada, and delaware plaease clear this up for me. What i want to know is if i wanted to bet on say a football game today, in which of those 4 states could i legally walk into a casino and place my bet on the game? I know about online places, i want to know about physical locations within those 4 states. Sorry for the long explanation and thanks for any help.
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Old 11-15-2009, 03:25 PM
 
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I know this is big is some parts of NY State: Off-track betting - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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Old 11-15-2009, 04:03 PM
 
Location: Dayton, OH/Portland, OR
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I'm from Oregon. NFL Parlay bets were allowed in the 80s, and NBA in the 90s, resulting in lawsuits. Parlays were outlawed by the state in 2006. Oregon Lottery - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Off-track betting is still pretty popular. Off Track Betting (http://www.portlandmeadows.com/Off+Track+Betting/ - broken link)
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Old 11-15-2009, 11:31 PM
 
Location: Missouri
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Ok, so oregon gets crossed off the list of states that offer legal sports bets. Does anyone have any info on what the situation is in delaware or montana?
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Old 06-11-2015, 06:32 AM
 
Location: Bella Vista, Ark
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I am trying to get the same information. I know a lot of states have added off track betting to their casinos, but I am having trouble finding which ones. Anyone have any ideas? I am hoping Wy has it cause we are planning a trip to the black Hills next spring and hubby wants to do some horse race betting.
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Old 06-11-2015, 09:12 AM
 
Location: Milwaukee
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I know Wisconsin has off-track betting. You can do it at a number of casinos around the state, including Potawatomi here in Milwaukee.
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Old 06-11-2015, 05:24 PM
 
Location: Sacramento, CA
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Didn't New Jersey recently vote to allow it? As far as I know Nevada is the only one that currently allows it. One of the reasons I really miss living there.
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Old 06-13-2015, 09:47 PM
 
Location: Washington State desert
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As for betting on teams (like NFL, MLB, NBA), I believe only Nevada. As for horseracing, another story. Heck, even in Idaho you can bet on historic horse races, which seems inane to me.
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Old 06-14-2015, 06:27 PM
 
Location: Washington State desert
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The other states, Oregon, Montana, Delaware, remain somewhat murky, unless anyone has some recent updates.
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Old 06-14-2015, 06:29 PM
 
Location: Washington State desert
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Some say that Vegas will never get a big-league team because of the gambling. I'm not sure I get the connection exactly, but I suppose there would be opportunity for corruption.
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