Can I Bet The Preakness Stakes From My State?

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Ean Lamb
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Can I Bet The Preakness Stakes From My State?

If you are looking to place bets on this year’s Preakness Stakes at one of a handful of US-licensed online race books like and TVG, you may be out of luck. These sites prohibit bets from over a dozen states.  A number of International-based websites like provide another option for the so-called “prohibited states”.


Prohibited States Include:
Alaska, Arizona, Colorado, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas, Utah, Puerto Rico, The Virgin Islands. and also won’t take customers from Canada. will. attempted to win approval to service Texans but a federal lawsuit in which it challenged that state's ban on Internet gambling was dismissed in court and they are currently appealing that decision.

- Ean Lamb,




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