HAMPTON ROADS, VA. – Sports betting is now legal in Virginia. The first bets are accepted as early as January 21st.
Thousands of professional and college sports games from around the world with millions of betting options, including in-game betting, are available 24/7 to sports bettors from anywhere in the state.
The first bets were launched through FanDuel, but now the first four sports bets are competing for bettors. Bettors were offered some bonuses for signing up for one of the four sports bets.
We took a look at what each company has to offer:
FanDuel – FanDuel entered the legal sports betting industry in 2018. They opened in Virginia last week on January 21st. For a new user's first bet, FanDuel is offering a $ 1,000 risk free bet. If you lose, you will receive a full refund of your site credit. Sports offered include NFL, MLB, NBA, golf, NHL, and MMA. The app is available for Android and Apple. You can sign up now and get odds of 55/1 on the Super Bowl with a maximum bet of $ 5.
DraftKings – DraftKings has a number of promotions for new users. You can double your money if a TD is scored in the Super Bowl. You can enter a $ 500,000 leaderboard in Virginia that instantly awards $ 10 on a free bet. DK offers a deposit bonus of 20% up to 1000 USD for new users only.
BetMGM – The BetMGM sportsbook was released on January 27th. They belong to MGM Resorts in Las Vegas. New customers have an offer for a risk-free bet up to $ 500. An NBA box office parlay insurance bet is active up to $ 25. BetMGM also offers live streaming of games.
BetRivers – Rush St. Interactive launched BetRivers online sports betting in Virginia on Wednesday January 21st. RSI has partnered with Rivers Casino Portsmouth. RSI will operate in VA for 20 years from the start by long-term agreement. BetRivers offers live sports streaming options. On first deposit, up to $ 250 is equal to your first deposit. When you deposit $ 100 using the code BIGGAME500, you can unlock up to $ 500 in free bets.