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    Interactive Map: Sports Betting in the U.S.

    AGA’s interactive sports betting map provides state-level detail on the types of wagering allowed, key regulatory details, legal retail sportsbooks and online/mobile, and more.

    Sports betting status: Live, Legal*

    LEGALIZATION DATE
    Tribal Legalization: July 26, 2019
    New Compact Execution: December 3, 2020
    Federal Register Publication: March 2, 2021
    Online: June 14, 2023

    MARKET LAUNCH DATE
    Tribal retail: March 18, 2021

    AUTHORIZED OPERATORS
    Tribal casino operators.
    Online operators and sports stadiums that partner with an online operator

    RESTRICTED BET TYPES
    None

    AGE REQUIREMENT
    Must be 21+

    BETTING ACCOUNT REGISTRATION
    Customers of online sportsbooks are not required to register or fund their accounts in person

    TAX RATE
    Online: 18%

    TAX REVENUE ALLOCATION
    First applied to: NCELC expenses in administering sports wagering and a maximum of $500,000 annually to Department of Revenue for administering taxation.

    $2 million to the Department of Health and Human Services for gambling addiction education and treatment.

    $1 million to North Carolina Amateur Sports to award youth sports grants.

    $300,000, or equal amounts if sufficient funds do not exist, to be allocated to 13 state university athletic departments.

    $1 million to North Carolina Youth Outdoor Engagement Commission for the issuance of grants.

    Of remaining: 20% to be allocated to the same 13 state university athletic departments mentioned above; 30% to be allocated to the North Carolina Major Events, Games, and Attractions Fund for grants to promote travel and tourism; and 50% to the General Fund.

    LICENSE FEES
    $1 million initial license fee
    $1 million renewal fee every 5 years

    OFFICIAL DATA MANDATE
    Data mandate for in-play U.S. events betting.

    INTEGRITY FEE
    None

    Catawba Two Kings Casino
    Kings Mountain, NC

    Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort
    Cherokee, NC

    Harrah’s Cherokee Valley River
    Murphy, NC