..

Is Bovada Legal in Alabama? 2019 Tide Early Outlook

Written by:
Don Shapiro
Published on:
Mar/27/2021

With so many folks in Alabama looking to bet on their beloved Crimson Tide this coming College Football season, we ask if Bovada is legal in their state.  The answer is a resounding YES and, even better, there are many other top online sportsbooks accessible from Alabama.


*Up to $2000 welcome bonus - promo code G911
*Highest betting limits on the Web
*Best in-play betting all NBA, NHL Playoffs games
*In business since 1986
LEARN MORE HERE

Bovada Legality

The Bovada website is licensed in the Caribbean island online gambling hub nation of Antigua.  That company's stance is simple: If sports betting is legal in the United States (which it currently is) and they are operating from a jurisdiction that allows bet taking, then Bovada itself is legal.  All wagers are taking place in Antigua online via the servers.  Only in states such as Washington where online gambling is explicitly "illegal" could this theory be challenged, according to a vast number of licensed offshore operators.  Even in Washington, the law primarily applies to the individual placing a wager online.  As not to endanger customers, some offshore operators have opted to pull out of the Washington market.  Sports bettors should always refer to the Gambling911.com Endorsed Sportsbook list of licensed operators, which is not all-inclusive as there are licensed sportsbooks that are not currently advertising partners of this website.  All ad partners must be licensed.

Prospects of Sports Betting in Alabama

The state itself does not intend to license in-state run sportsbooks any time soon following a landmark decision by the US Supreme Court, though legislation had been introduced in early 2019.

HB315 was introduced in early April.  It would have created the Alabama Sports Wagering Commission, tax gross revenue at a rate of 10% and allow for seven available licenses to be doled out.

While the bill has until June to pass, the appetite for sports betting in Alabama is nominal, if it all.  This is a stark contrast to the amount of betting done with stateside bookies and offshore sportsbooks during College Football.  Alabama has never been a pro-gambling state, unlike its neighbor to the west Mississippi.

The Crimson Tide College Football Outlook 2021 (Coming Soon)

- Don Shapiro, Gambling911.com

Football News News

2021 NFL spreads for 62 marquee games from Weeks 2-17

2021 NFL spreads for 62 marquee games from Weeks 2-17

The NFL scheduling gurus have created some incredibly intriguing matchups for the 2021 regular season, and now we can see who is favored in some of those.

2021 Over Under Win Totals Betting Odds Every College Football Team

2021 Over Under Win Totals Betting Odds Every College Football Team

SportsBetting.ag on Wednesday released betting odds for every college football team regular season win totals.

2022 No. 1 Draft Pick; CFB Power 5 Conference Odds

2022 No. 1 Draft Pick; CFB Power 5 Conference Odds

Unlike the last few years, there isn’t a surefire Top 5 draft pick heading into the upcoming college football season.

2012 Redux: Tebow is Back in the NFL

2012 Redux: Tebow is Back in the NFL

Heisman Trophy-Winning Quarterback is Now a Tight End

2021 NFL Week 1 Odds Reveal Quarterback Question Marks

2021 NFL Week 1 Odds Reveal Quarterback Question Marks

Despite not knowing the playing statuses of Deshaun Watson and Aaron Rodgers, the oddsmakers have set a spread for every Week 1 game after the schedule was released this morning.

Syndicate