The Iowa State Racing and Gambling Commission approved the rules for placing sports bets almost three months after the legalization of sports betting at local casinos.
According to the official set of rules, players can place bets on sports, including sports competitions university teams, as well as on fantasy sports. However, bookmakers are prohibited from accepting bets on sporting events involving teams from local educational institutions, as well as events involving minors.
Licensed gambling operators have the right to offer online bets to state residents. To create an account in a bookmaker, the player will have to personally visit the casino and confirm their age. You can place bets from 21 years. The regulator notes that mobile betting applications will work only in the state.
Recall that in mid-May, Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds signed a bill on the legalization of sports betting, which should enter into force on August 15. There are 19 licensed casinos in the state, 18 of which are planning to offer customers sports betting.