Competition coming for West Virginian igaming

The state's three brick-and-motar sportsbooks are resuming activity after widespread shutdowns due to the pandemic.
The state's three brick-and-motar sportsbooks are resuming activity after widespread shutdowns due to the pandemic.

West Virginian bettors will soon have access to a new online sportsbook and online casino app, with a third due to enter testing

US.- Greenbrier Resort and BetMGM are to launch an online casino and sports betting app in West Virginia.

It will be the second live online casino app on the state’s regulated market, after DraftKings set their platform in motion in mid-July.

The DraftKings online casino platform took $37.2 million in wagers in its first few weeks of launching.

Once BetMGM goes live, players will also have access to the BetMGM sportsbook.

William Hill is to launch an app through The Mountaineer Racetrack & Casino. It plans to start testing the app in the coming week.

The state’s three brick-and-motar sportsbooks, meanwhile, are resuming activity after widespread shutdowns due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Delaware North’s Mardi Gras property launched retail and online betting yesterday (Thursday), and its Wheeling Island property is to reopen on September 2.

Regional vice president for Delaware North and general manager of the Wheeling Island casino, Kim Florence commented: “We look forward to welcoming guests back to the sportsbooks at both of our West Virginia casinos and want to thank everyone with the West Virginia Lottery for their efforts to help us reopen.”