WynnBET Launches Online Sportsbook and Online Casino in West Virginia

Written By Dan Holmes on June 22, 2023 - Last Updated on August 11, 2023
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West Virginia online gaming just got a new figure, as WynnBET launched its online casino in the state on Thursday.

The WynnBET WV online casino app is now available for download in the state. This is the 11th state where WynnBET operates its sportsbook and/or online casino products.

WynnBET gained market access in West Virginia in Nov. 2021. They enter the state via a partnership with Delaware North, owner of both, Wheeling Island Hotel Casino Racetrack and Mardi Gras Casino & Resort.

“We are thrilled to bring our first-class online casino and sportsbook to players in West Virginia, marking our second state launch this year and the third iCasino market to our growing portfolio,” said Ian Williams, Wynn Sports Interactive President in a statement released Thursday. “We would like to thank the West Virginia Lottery Commission for working with us throughout our licensure process in the state.”

WynnBet online casino players benefit from Wynn Rewards

WynnBET Online Casino West Virginia offers table games and slot games. You must be at least 21 to play casino-style games in West Virginia but can be 18 to play online slots. Each West Virginia online casino layout is different. WynnBET offers slots in a separate title called WynnBET Slots.

West Virginia online players will immediately become members of Wynn Rewards, which offers “real-life experiences and benefits that can be used online and at Wynn Resorts’ properties.” As noted earlier, it’s access to the state is through a deal with Delaware North.

The Wynn name has a long, rich, tradition in gaming, including its headquarters and signature casino on the Las Vegas Strip. In 2022, Wynn was a finalist in the category of Online Casino of the Year for the 2022 American Gambling Awards.

WynnBET is a subsidiary of Wynn Resorts, which has casino properties in Las Vegas, as well as in Massachusetts and elsewhere in the United States. The WynnBET mobile sports betting app can be found in Arizona, Colorado, Indiana, Louisiana, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Tennessee, and Virginia. The WynnBET Casino app is available in Michigan and New Jersey, making West Virginia its third state.

WynnBet online sportsbook joins competitive West Virginia sports betting market

Sports bettors in West Virginia will be able to find odds on MLB, the NBA, and NHL, as well as the NFL. In addition, WynnBET Sportsbook WV has many other sports offerings, including horse racing and professional golf. Sports fans in the state always have better options when there are more competitors. State law requires you to be at least 21 to register and bet on sports.

Other West Virginia online sports betting apps include BetMGM Sportsbook WV, DraftKings, FanDuel, Caesars, and BetRivers Sportsbook WV. In May, West Virginia sportsbooks reported a total handle of $31.9 million, which resulted in $3.5 million in revenue, a 20% increase year-over-year. The state was one of the first to launch legal sports betting, back in 2018.

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Dan Holmes writes about sports betting, sports media, and sports betting legislative matters. He's the author of three books, and previously reported for Major League Baseball, as well as the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum.

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