Placing a sports bet in Virginia state is a very easy and straightforward process; once you sign up for the app(s) of your choice.
To sign up, users will need register with the following information and personal details:
- Date of Birth
- Username/User ID
- Last four digits of Social Security Number
- Phone Number
- Home Address
- After being prompted for security questions and confirming you are at least 21 years of age, users can deposit into the account and get ready to start betting.
Step-by-Step Process for Virginia Online Sports Betting
Once you have created your account and deposited, you can navigate through the sportsbook to place your wager.
For example, if you want to bet on an NBA playoff game, here is the step-by-step process at WynnBET Sportsbook.
Step 1: Select the game you would like to bet on
Step 2: Select the wager you’d like to make, in this scenario, we are taking the Warriors -5.5.
Step 3: Select your bet amount and place your bet.
Details of Virginia’s Sports Betting Law
With sports betting available in Virginia, there are a select number of rules in place for bettors in the state.
Similar to other states, you cannot bet on in-state college teams from Virginia, even if they are playing in another state. These teams include: Virginia, Virginia Tech, VCU, Richmond, George Mason, James Madison, Liberty, Radford, Hampton, Longwood, Norfolk State, College of William & Mary, and VMI.
Bettors can wager on college sporting events taking place in Virginia, so long as no in-state teams are participating in those games.
Bettors can still can still gamble on the NFL, CFL, NBA, WNBA, European/international basketball leagues, MLB, NHL, international hockey leagues, MLS, English Premier League, UEFA Champions League, PGA Tour, LPGA Tour, PGA Tour Champions, PGA European, IndyCar, NASCAR, Formula One, Boxing, Tennis and NCAAF and NCAAB.