Online Sports Betting Heating Up in NC – The Latest

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Online Sports Betting Heating Up in NC – The Latest

Author: American Gambler Staff | Publish Date: September 15, 2023 | Last Updated: September 15, 2023

Football season is underway, baseball season is wrapping up, and bettors in North Carolina are still barred from placing bets online on either – or any other – sport. That’s set to change soon. Below, we’ll go over the best betting apps coming to North Carolina in 2024 and beyond and some of the top sportsbook promos we expect to see in the Tar Heel State.

Sports Betting is Coming to North Carolina

The North Carolina Lottery Commission legally oversees sports betting in the state. Right now, that only entails betting on-site at a handful of retail locations, but state lawmakers approved online sports betting earlier in 2023. The opening day for mobile sports betting in North Carolina has yet to be determined, but it will fall somewhere between January 8 and June 14. One way or another, fans of the NFL and NBA in North Carolina will be able t

Sportsbooks We Expect to See in NC

We’ll know what sportsbooks to expect at the launch of mobile sports betting in North Carolina by what mobile sportsbooks secure partnerships with local operators ahead of time. Caesars Sportsbook is an easy brand to peg as a day-one operator due to already having a hand in two of the state’s retail locations. The remainder of the big three – BetMGM, DraftKings, and FanDuel – will likely be launch options as well given their ubiquitous presence in legal sports betting states.

North Carolina Teams to Bet on

There’s no shortage of local teams for North Carolina sports bettors to wager on once mobile betting goes live. Below are a handful of the teams that fans can expect to see markets for across all operator options:

  • Carolina Panthers
  • Carolina Hurricanes
  • Charlotte Hornets
  • Charlotte FC
  • North Carolina Tar Heels
  • NC State Wolfpack
  • Duke Blue Devils
  • Wake Forest Demon Deacons
  • East Carolina Pirates
  • Coastal Carolina Chanticleers

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