Explore predictions for South Dakota’s online betting scene, including which sportsbook apps are poised to lead the market in the Mount Rushmore State.
Sports betting in South Dakota was legalized and launched at four casinos in Deadwood. However, the activity is now limited to the town’s 25 casino properties.
Recent attempts, including in 2022, to extend legal online sports betting beyond these limits have not succeeded in the South Dakota Legislature.
Can I use Betting Apps in South Dakota in 2024?
Yes, but there’s a catch: online sports bets in South Dakota are only legal when placed within the Deadwood casino. As of now, no sports betting site has launched statewide online sports betting promotions.
However, Daily Fantasy Sports are available in the state, with the following being the top providers available:
Horse Betting in South Dakota
South Dakota offers a range of horse betting options. Although not extensive, residents can bet on horse races throughout the state. Notably, the Stanley County Fair and the Brown County Fair host live races during their summer events, as highlighted by South Dakota Gaming.
The state also has an off-track betting facility, the Triple Crown Casino in North Sioux City, which provides simulcast wagering and video lottery. Additionally, South Dakotans over the age of 18 can place bets on horse races nationwide via online horse betting sites, which offer various odds.
Daily Fantasy Sports
Daily fantasy sports (DFS) fall into a gray area in South Dakota, with no specific laws permitting or prohibiting them. The most recent guidance from state law enforcement, dating back to 2015, suggests that DFS players won’t face criminal charges. This allows platforms such as Underdog, PrizePicks, DraftKings, and FanDuel to offer DFS contests to South Dakotans.
South Dakota Teams & Events to Bet On
South Dakota has no major professional sports teams or college programs within the state. Many fans in South Dakota prefer to follow the professional sports teams in nearby Minneapolis, which are the Minnesota Twins in Major League Baseball, the Minnesota Vikings in the NFL, and the Minnesota Wild in the NHL.
South Dakota Betting App Welcome Bonuses
South Dakota betting apps are not legal in the state, meaning no bonuses or promotions are available.
NOTE: Online sports betting sites are not currently legal in South Dakota. However, we 1 or 2 big names to go live when South Dakota legalizes betting.
- Caesars SD App – Second chance free bets
- BetMGM App – Bet insurance
- DraftKings App – First Deposit Bonus
- FanDuel – App No sweat free bet
How to find the right betting app in South Dakota? Look for these criteria:
- State license. The mobile app should be legal in the state of South Dakota.
- Bonus Offers for new customers and easy-to-understand terms and conditions.
- Competitive odds and betting features, such as in-game betting and live streaming.
- 24/7 reliable customer support.
How to Download a Betting App in South Dakota
South Dakota mobile betting has not yet been legalized. However, downloading a sports betting app will be a simple process once it becomes available. Here are the steps players will need to follow:
- Select a provider of your preference. Make sure you access their desktop platform or go ahead and download their mobile app.
- Enter your full name, email address, address, phone number, and last four of a social security number to open an account.
- Once you have read all terms and conditions, you can now head on to your provider’s platform and enjoy the entire offer of betting and gaming dynamics they have included as part of their apps.
South Dakota Mobile Betting FAQs
Is mobile betting legal in South Dakota?
Not yet, unfortunately.
What are the best mobile sportsbooks in South Dakota?
Fanduel, DraftKings, and Yahoo! Daily Fantasy apps are operating in Mount Rushmore State.
Is the BetMGM app live in South Dakota?
No, BetMGM mobile sportsbook is not legal in South Dakota yet.