West Virginia Sports Betting Handle Approaches $1 Billion

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West Virginia sportsbooks had a handle of $3.4 million in last week of March. A $1 million decrease compared to previous weeks. Locals want to have more accessible mobile sports betting. CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The total amount of sports betting handle generated in West Virginia since sportsbooks opened up is approaching $1 billion. Last Week … Read more

NFL Proposes Rules For West Virginia Sports Betting Legislators


CHARLESTON, W. Va. – A tear of sports gambling legalization efforts has ripped through the country in recent months. Along with the emergence of new legalized states comes the conflict between the professional sports leagues and the states themselves. Sports gambling has the potential to generate millions of dollars in revenue for the state it’s … Read more

West Virginia Governor Jim Justice On Sports Betting In The State


Now that the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA, 1992) has been overturned, West Virginia’s HB 415 – enacted without the governor’s signature on March 3, 2018 – has given the West Virginia Lottery the sole authority to oversee the implementation of the state’s sports betting industry. West Virginia governor Jim Justice had withheld comments on sports … Read more

Supreme Court PASPA Decision Legalizes Sports Betting In West Virginia

May 14, 2018, was a watershed moment in the annals of both American economics and constitutional law. On this date, the Supreme Court PASPA decision legalized sports betting in West Virginia (and the rest of the country, conditionally dependent on states passing their own sports wagering laws). Voting 6-3 in favor of eliminating the Professional and … Read more