Legalized sports betting is coming to Iowa this summer.
Sports Betting Pool Guidelines Iowa Code section 99B.6(7) permits the holder of a liquor control license or beer permit to conduct a sports betting pool under certain circumstances. License holders may download or view Guidelines to Iowa Sports Betting Pools. Also available is information about NCAA Tournament brackets and sports betting pools.
WEST DES MOINES - Legal sports wagering in Iowa is a step closer to reality with Tuesday's unanimous adoption of rules and licenses granted to 18 casinos by the state Racing and Gaming Commission.
Mobile Betting in Iowa. The new sports betting law in Iowa permits mobile sports betting across the state for anyone 21 or older and physically present within state lines. This is hugely convenient, but you will have to visit a casino in-person one time to register your online betting account.
The sports betting law mandates at least four “sports wagering platforms” but allows no more than 12. Virginia Lottery officials have leeway to determine the license recipients, but are required to consider the effect each new license will have on the amount of gross revenue and associated tax revenue generated by all existing permit holders.
Legal Online Sports Betting Iowa. Online sports betting in Iowa has been legal since May 2019. However, law requires customers to visit a casino in person to register for an account. Like in Illinois, this rule will expire at the start of 2021.
The Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission is designated with establishing rules and setting up the regulatory framework for the legislation should it be signed into law. Iowa is one of several states that has sought to legalize sports betting following a U.S. Supreme Court decision from last year that allowed states to move forward on the issue.
The Current Online Sportsbook Betting Situation in Iowa. WSN is happy to announce that legal sports betting in Iowa is now a reality. In May 2018 the US Supreme Court overturned a long-standing federal ban on sports betting and gave each state the authority to create their own laws governing it.