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3 Betting Locations in South Dakota (Sioux Falls)
The three betting racetracks in SD (Sioux Falls)- Stanley County Fairgrounds, Aberdeen, and Fort Pierre – run live racing for a total of 14 days throughout the calendar year. However, it was announced that Aberdeen wouldn't be hosting a single live horse race during 2019. Fort Pierre also suspended races following an increase in the bond requirement from the South Dakota Gaming Commission.
While sports betting in Sioux Falls is limited, the South Dakota Lottery remains popular. Drawings and scratchers are permitted in the city and across the state. In 2019, a new $5 scratch ticket – Makin' Bacon – was introduced by the South Dakota Lottery which gives players the opportunity to win a top prize worth $50,000.
Sioux Falls Sports Betting & Gambling Legislation
Sioux Falls has several minor league sports teams like baseball's Sioux Falls Canaries. But in 2019, it's hard o place bets on your favorite team but a new bill could make Sioux Falls sports betting legislation a reality.
In 2019, Senate Joint Resolution 2 (SJR 2) was introduced into the State Legislature. SJR2 is a coverall bill that includes legalized sports betting in Sioux Falls and across South Dakota, as well as casino games and commercial casino operations.
South Dakota's Commission on Gaming oversees horse racing in South Dakota. It's also responsible for overseeing pari-mutuel betting across the state. However, for sports betting, Sioux Falls gamblers have to travel to a handful of live horse racing tracks across the state. Simulcast wagering is permitted on races at out-of-state tracks too. Pari-mutuel bets can be taken on greyhounds and horses.