⭐ PA Online Gambling
Most PA gambling sites offer both online casino and sports betting opportunities. Some even offer an online poker room. There are currently 17 online casino options in Pennsylvania and 13 online sports betting sites live in the state. All regulated sportsbooks and online casinos in Pennsylvania need to have one of the brick-and-mortar casinos or racetrack casinos in the state as a partner.
There are no severe restrictions for the Pennsylvania online casino space. Pennsylvania casinos can offer online gambling in the form of any real money casino game, online poker, or sports bets across a variety of sporting leagues and events. Unlike New Jersey, you can even bet on in-state college teams. However, there are few conditions to satisfy.
- You must be at least 21 years of age to gamble in PA
- You must be physically located inside Pennsylvania state lines (confirmed with geolocation software)
- You must not be on the PGCB self-exclusion list (if you need help with problem gambling / addiction, call 1-800-GAMBLER)
⭐ PA Online Casinos
Online casinos in PA range from local operators like Hollywood Casino and Parx Online Casino PA to the largest casino operations in the US gambling market, like FanDuel PA and BetMGM Casino PA. Slots, online table games, and live dealer games are all available at most PA online casinos. The best PA casinos online have up to $2,000 in bonus offers.
|Online Casino||Launch Date||Casino Bonus Features|
|Barstool Online Casino||May 5th, 2021||$1,000 Risk Free Play for 24 Hours|
|BetMGM Casino PA||Dec. 4th, 2020||$25 No Deposit + $1,000 Match Bonus|
|BetRivers Casino||Jan. 30th, 2020||$250 Bonus|
|Betway Casino PA||July 1st, 2021||$1,000 Sign Up Bonus|
|Borgata Casino PA||Feb. 24, 2021||$20 No Deposit + $1,000 Bonus|
|Caesars Casino PA||Apr. 23rd, 2020||$10 Free + $200 Bonus|
|DraftKings PA||May 1st, 2020||$2,000 Bonus|
|FanDuel PA Online Casino||June 24th, 2020||$2,000 Play It Again|
|Hollywood PA Online Casino||July 15th, 2019||$10 No Deposit + 100% Match up to $500|
|Parx Online Casino in Pennsylvania||Oct. 4th, 2019||$500|
|PlayLive! Casino||Aug. 12th, 2020||125% Match up to $500|
|PointsBet Casino PA||Apr. 12, 2022||TBA|
|Stars Casino PA||Nov. 4th, 2019||Bet $1, Get $50|
|Stardust Casino PA||Apr. 22nd, 2021||$2,000 Play It Again|
|Tropicana Casino PA||Apr. 28th, 2023||$250 Match|
|Unibet Online Casino PA||Nov. 13th, 2019||$10 No Deposit + $500 Sign Up Bonus|
|Wind Creek Casino||July 24th, 2020||$400 Match for First Deposit|
Online Casino Games
You can play online casino games at all PA online casinos, and players in Pennsylvania can enjoy the most popular games from game providers like NetEnt and IGT. You can play blackjack, American Roulette, European Roulette, Casino Hold’em, and other table games with a low house edge. Also, slot titles like Mercy of the Gods, Divine Fortune, and Dead or Alive are popular at PA online casinos, and you can win real money along with casino offers. Many online casinos offer a live casino game selection with real dealers.
|Slot Machines||Progressive Jackpot Slots
|Table Games||Roulette Games
Wheel of Fortune
|Live Dealer Games||Roulette
Ultimate Texas Holdem
|Video Poker Games||Game King
Three Card Poker
Casino Bonuses in Pennsylvania
In order to compete in the tough market, PA casinos offer new players a variety of online casino bonuses. The biggest bonuses at online casinos in Pennsylvania can reach up to $2,000 dollars. Some Pennsylvania online casinos have promo codes you need to use to get the first deposit bonus offers. For example, use exclusive bonus code BONUSMGM for BetMGM and Borgata promo code is BONUSBORGATA.
No Deposit Bonus
Some casinos online in PA go as far as to give new players money for free with no deposit. This bonus money can then be used to test out the table games and slots on the PA online casino site. PA casino no deposit bonus offers are often governed by t&cs, which means that you have to satisfy certain requirements before you can withdraw your money.
⭐ PA Sports Gambling
PA sports betting is a big part of online gambling in the state and most online casinos offer online sportsbooks as well. Just like real money PA casinos, sports betting sites in PA need to have a partner with land-based casinos. Like Pennsylvania online casinos, sports betting is regulated by Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board. You can get up to $1,250 Pennsylvania sports bet bonus from PA sportsbooks.
|PA Online Sportsbook||Launch Date||Bonus Offer||Land Based Casino Partner|
|Barstool Sportsbook||Sept 18th, 2020||$1,000 2nd Chance Bet||Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course|
|Betfred PA||Dec. 22nd, 2020||First Deposit 100% Bonus up to $400||Wind Creek Bethlehem|
|BetMGM Sportsbook||Dec. 15th, 2020||First Bet Offer up to $1,000||Hollywood Casino Morgantown|
|BetRivers||May 31st, 2019||$500 2nd Chance Bet||Rivers Casino Pittsburgh|
|Betway Online Sportsbook||July 1st, 2021||$250 Bonus Bet||Live! Philadelphia|
|Caesars Online Sportsbook||Apr. 23rd, 2020||$1,250 Bonus||Harrah's Philadelphia|
|DraftKings Sportsbook||Nov. 4th, 2019||20% up to $1,000||The Meadows Racetrack & Casino|
|FanDuel Sportsbook||July 30th, 2019||$1,000 No Sweat First Bet||Valley Forge Casino & Resort|
|FOX Bet PA||Sept 5th, 2019||$50 1st Bet Bonus||Mount Airy Casino & Resort|
|Parx Online Sportsbook||Oct 4th, 2019||$750 Bonus||Parx Casino PA|
|PointsBet Online Sportsbook||Feb 8th, 2022||5 x $50 2nd Chance Sign Up Offer||Hollywood Casino York|
|Unibet Sportsbook PA||Nov. 13th, 2019||$500 Second Chance Bet||Mohegan Sun Pocono|
Pennsylvania does not restrict real money betting in any way, and you can find a retail sportsbook in virtually any retail casino in PA. All sporting events and leagues that the online sportsbooks can offer are up for grabs. The only thing is, sportsbook users can only wager on sporting events like the Super Bowl or leagues like the NFL. Bets on events such as elections or the Academy Awards are forbidden.
Sports Betting Bonuses
PA sportsbook bonuses include 2nd chance bets and first deposit matches. The sportsbook bonuses don’t generally match the big welcome bonuses of online poker & casino, but they are still worth it if you are an experienced bettor. Like some online casinos, some sportsbooks require a bonus code; use exclusive bonus code FINDERFULL for Caesars.
⭐ Online Poker
Some of Pennsylvania’s casinos now offer online poker in the Keystone State, in addition to traditional poker tables at a land-based casino. BetMGM Poker and Borgata Poker have quickly gained a loyal following among PA online poker players, while poker giant WSOP operates through the Caesars Casino gambling site. The Stars Group owned PokerStars also provides a PA online poker site. In a poker room, you can interact with other players and the dealer, and play Texas Hold ’em and other poker options.
⭐ PA Lottery
Pennsylvania Lottery, also called PA iLottery, also offers games online. Their game selection includes more than 50 instant win games with varying odds. However, most lottery games like Keno and draw games are not available as online products.
⭐ Horse Betting
Wagering on horses is available in Pennsylvania. In addition to online horse betting portals like TwinSpires, you can also bet at a decent selection of race tracks and off-track parlors.
More and more people play online games on their mobile device, compared to a desktop computer. The best casinos and sportsbooks in Pennsylvania like Unibet PA are optimized for iOS and Android mobile devices, and offer Pennsylvania gambling apps for download in the App Store and Google Play Store for iOS & Android users. You can easily bet on sports, and play slots and table games on the go, as most games are available on the PA online casino apps. You can read more about these PA casinos and betting apps on our PA casino apps page.
⭐ New Sites June 2023
New PA online casinos are joining the online gaming market constantly, and sometimes it’s hard to keep track of all the new PA casinos, sportsbooks, and online poker. Therefore, BonusFinder US has compiled a list of the best new casinos, sportsbooks, and their launch dates, as they gain their casino licenses which are limited.
- Tropicana Online Casino – April 28, 2023
- Caesars Sportbook & Casino – September 1, 2022
- PointsBet Sportbook & Casino – February 8th, 2022
- Betway Casino & Sportsbook – July 1st, 2021
- Stardust Casino – April 22nd, 2021
- Borgata Casino – February 24th, 2021
- Golden Nugget (approved as a qualified gaming entity for a gaming license)
- Harrah’s PA Online Casino (approved as a qualified gaming entity for a gaming license)
Last updated: 05/23/2023
1️⃣ Is online gambling legal in PA?
Yes, real money online casino gambling, online sports betting, and online poker are legal and regulated by the PGCB, unlike offshore casinos. Legal online casinos in PA follow responsible gambling regulations and tax rates issued by PGCB. PA online casinos offer live dealer games, online slots, video poker, table games and much more on the mobile casino apps and sites.
In addition, you can visit the numerous land-based casinos in PA, such as Harrah's Philadelphia retail casino or Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course, or the new mini casinos in malls across the state.
2️⃣ What online casinos can you play in Pennsylvania?
Currently, 18 online casinos are legal in Pennsylvania. These PA gambling sites also have online casino apps you can download to access the mobile casinos.
- BetMGM PA
- Unibet Casino
- DraftKings Casino PA
- FanDuel Casino
- Stars Casino / PokerStars Casino PA
- Caesars Online Casino PA
- BetRivers Online Casino
- Hollywood Casino
- Parx Casino
- Stardust Casino
- Borgata Online Casino
- Barstool (by Penn National Gaming)
- Wind Creek Casino
- PointsBet Casino
- Tropicana Casino
3️⃣ Is DraftKings Casino legal in Pennsylvania?
Yes, DraftKings Casino PA has a great casino product as well as a sports betting app. They give you a huge $2,000 bonus when you sign up and follow that up with an excellent selection of games, including one of PA's biggest selections of slot machines and a live casino. Their sportsbook has a 20% up to $1,000 bonus for Pennsylvania players and a great selection of sports wagering markets. Furthermore, as we all know, they offer DFS on their site. DraftKings' online casino product is available as both an iOS and Android app, and is one of the best sites in the state.
4️⃣ Is PokerStars PA poker site legal?
Yes, FOX Bet launched PokerStars Casino product and PokerStars online poker site in 2020 through the Mount Airy Casino. Both these sites are legal and legit in Pennsylvania.
5️⃣ Can I play daily fantasy sports in PA?
Yes, daily fantasy sports have been completely legal in Pennsylvania even before the online gaming expansion, and the biggest operators like DraftKings DFS and FanDuel DFS are available to all Pennsylvania residents over the age of 18, and have dedicated apps you can download for iOS and Android devices.
6️⃣ Can I wager on horse races in Pennsylvania?
Yes. Before 2017 you could already bet on horse races at race tracks and off-track parlors. After the 2017 gambling expansion law Gov. Tom Wolf signed, you now also have the option to place bets online.
7️⃣ What happened to SugarHouse Casino?
PlaySugarHouse Pennsylvania was the first online sportsbook in PA gambling, but Rush Street Interactive decided to create a BetRivers brand to go along with their casino partner Rivers Casino Pittsburgh and their other property Rivers Casino Philadelphia.