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Minnesota Horse Racing Betting

Author: AmericanGambler1234 | Last Updated: May 17, 2023 | Fact Checked By: Alejandro del Rio

There are two major tracks in the state of Minnesota. However, they only offer harness racing. This is really the only limitation on horse racing in the state as online horse racing betting sites are completely legal.

Players in Minnesota can use sites such as AmWager or TwinSpires to bet online on any number of tracks or horse races from around the world.

Best horse betting sites in Minnesota

The state Legislature has authorized advance deposit wagering, which enables residents to wager on horse racings via phone or the internet.

The Minnesota Racing Commission lists these ADW sites as licensed in the state:

  • BetAmerica horse racing
  • NYRABets
  • Offtrackbetting
  • TVG betting site
  • TwinSpires
  • WatchandWager
  • XpressBet

Laws in the Land of 10,000 Lakes allow residents to gamble on licensed charitable games, including pull-tabs, bingo and raffles, the state lottery, at tribal casinos and bet on horse racing in Minnesota.

Minnesota horse race tracks

The state is home to two racetracks, both of which also offer casino-style gaming:

Both also act as simulcasting hubs, importing racing from other jurisdictions that residents can legally bet on.

Read more about other sports betting apps in Minnesota.