Under the present law the land-based casinos in the state are permitted to open their own online casinos. Players will ultimately be able to access these online casinos with a computer or a mobile device. The casinos eligible for licensing include the Mountaineer Casino, Hollywood Casino, and Mardi Gras Casino.
It is expected that all of these physical casinos will offer traditional casino games such as slot machines, blackjack, baccarat, and roulette.
Those who wish to gamble online for real money in West Virginia must be over the age of 21. They must be able to verify their age and identity with proper identification. The online casinos and sportsbooks are also authorized to use geo-tracking software to determine the location of anyone accessing online gaming platforms in West Virginia.
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