Alabama remains one of the few states that prohibit online gambling, despite offering three tribal casinos for gamblers to take their chances at. Although Alabama may eventually legalise online betting in some form, any such process would likely follow similar lines to New York.

Massachusetts legalized sports betting in 2022 but omitted online casino play from its framework. Instead, Massachusetts features several retail casinos for residents to visit for casino-like entertainment.


Delaware online gambling is overseen by its state lottery. Here, players can enjoy casino classics such as blackjack, video poker and keno online as well as various slot titles – plus their customers can even participate in Keno draws to win instant cash prizes!

Delaware requires that all online casinos meet strict requirements regarding player safety, fairness and responsible gaming. Delaware’s casinos are managed by 888 Holdings PLC – an international gambling company.

Players residing within Delaware who wish to gamble online must be 21 years old and not participating in either its self-exclusion program or being banned from gambling at federal level. Casinos must verify players by asking them to email or upload copies of their photo ID for identification purposes.


Michigan is one of a select few states to legalize all forms of online gambling, from casino games and sports betting through poker and DFS to daily fantasy sports (DFS). Michigan-licensed operators have formed partnerships with major brands to offer these iGaming platforms across its borders.

Michigan’s three commercial casinos and 12 tribal casinos have launched online gaming sites accepting Michigan residents. Prop bets on Michigan-based collegiate teams, however, are prohibited.

Rep. Brandt Iden introduced The Lawful Internet Gaming Act in 2019. After going through committees and reaching Governor Andrew Cuomo’s desk, he vetoed it but soon after took office a governor who supported iGaming; by December 2019 this bill had been reintroduced and passed along with various others designed to legalize casino games, sports betting, and poker.

Rhode Island

Rhode Island residents will soon have legal online gambling available to them, thanks to two land-based casinos, set to launch online gaming in March of 2024. The Rhode Island Lottery and Bally’s Corporation have joined forces to develop an iGaming platform which utilizes IGT and Stakelogic platforms for live dealer tables.

After the Supreme Court struck down PASPA, lawmakers quickly passed legislation allowing sports betting at its two commercial casinos in Lincoln and Tiverton. Additionally, they prepared a budget containing language authorizing online gaming which Governor Gina Raimondo signed into law in June 2018.

Even though its population is small, Delaware is expected to lead in terms of iGaming revenue growth. Gaming operators will find benefit in its low taxes on slots (61%) and table games (15.5%).


Pennsylvania offers legal and regulated online gambling. Home to several land-based casinos and offering access to various iGaming sites offering poker, casino games, sports betting as well as bets on professional and collegiate sporting events; furthermore pari-mutuel betting may also be offered for horse races while wagers placed on in-state collegiate teams are prohibited from pari-mutuel betting.

Pennsylvania currently regulates 21 iGaming sites, such as FanDuel, DraftKings, Caesars BetMGM BetRivers and Unibet, all licensed by their Gaming Control Board and offering casino-style games and bonuses with multiple payment methods accepted and safe and secure environments for their players – though these online platforms still can’t match retail venues in terms of social experiences offered to users.

West Virginia

West Virginia boasts an enduring legacy of land-based gambling and was among the first states to legalize sports betting online after the federal ban was overturned in 2018. West Virginia now boasts one of the most progressive gaming laws in America.

Leading West Virginia online casinos provide various payment methods, from debit and credit cards to PayNearMe which enables customers to fund their account by visiting participating retailers such as CVS or 7-Eleven, while some allow cash payments at their casino cage.

WV lawmakers legalized online gambling in 2019, including sports betting, casino games, and poker. Unfortunately, WV’s small population has prevented operators from creating WV-specific poker sites; this may be resolved if West Virginia joins Delaware and Nevada’s shared player pools instead.