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Delaware Online Gambling & Betting
Delaware is one of the most progressive states in America when it comes to gambling. You can find just about every form of gambling in the First State, both at land-based venues and online, with online gambling mostly flowing through the state’s three land casinos.
To partake in Delaware online gambling and in-person gambling, you need to be 21 years old for the casino, poker, and sports betting, but only 18-years-old for horse racing, bingo, and playing the lottery.
Online Casino in Delaware
You can play at online casinos in Delaware. Noted as being among the first to join the sports betting fray, Delaware online gambling spreads to online casino gaming, too. With three racinos already in place, the casinos in Newark, Dover, and Harrington were allowed to establish online sites – all of which are overseen by the Delaware Lottery.
At these online casinos, you can enjoy digital versions of the types of games on offer on Delaware casino floors, including roulette, blackjack, and slots. The trio of casinos come under one system, which is managed by 888 Holdings.
Sports Betting in Delaware
You can bet on sports in Delaware, however placing online wagers is still illegal. Continually blazing a path for other states to follow, Delaware sports betting is thriving on land. Having been the first state to launch its sports betting scene following the PASPA repeal, the initial offering pertained to the three standing casinos of the First State.
However, the fast-moving nature of Delaware’s sports betting legalization came at the cost of not including online and mobile options. The quick turnaround came as a result of long-existing bills, so further legislation is required to introduce online sports betting in Delaware.
Online Poker in Delaware
You can play online poker in Delaware. Online poker is a fully regulated and legal part of Delaware's online gambling. The state boasts three online poker sites, derived from the three land-based casinos, with them all running through 888 Poker.
Online, Delaware poker features all of the variants that you could imagine, including Texas Hold ’em, Omaha, Hi-Lo variants, and five- and seven-card stud games. As well as hosting their own online poker sites, the Delaware casinos also have their own poker rooms, adding to a massive poker scene in the First State.
Daily Fantasy in Delaware
You can play daily fantasy sports in Delaware. Delaware DFS features three of the biggest names in the game: DraftKings, FanDuel, and Yahoo Fantasy. On each platform, you can bet on NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL, and MLS lineups, as well as for other sports like golf and NASCAR. The only real inhibitor to DFS is the annual fee charged to operators, which is big enough to discourage many smaller competitors.
Esports in Delaware
It isn’t clear if you can bet on esports in Delaware. This usually means that online esports betting sites won’t offer esports odds. In most states where sports betting has been legalized, including Delaware, the topic of esports falls into a grey area, gambling wise.
Lottery in Delaware
You can play state and national lotteries in Delaware, but not online. Delaware Lottery runs much of the state’s gambling activities, including the lotteries. You can play the in-house Multi-Win Lotto as well as the likes of Lotto America and Powerball.
Horse Racing Betting in Delaware
Delaware has legalized horse racing betting in it. This is due to the Delaware Park Racetrack in Stanton and Dover Downs in the state capital. You can bet on-track at those venues, with online wagers available through TVG among other operators.
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