Sports betting goes live in Vermont with Fanatics one of three chosen operators

January 11, 2024
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DraftKings and FanDuel are the other operators live in the state.

Legal sports betting has gone live in Vermont today, months after it was officially legalized. 

It was in June of last year when Governor Phil Scott signed the bill to legalize sports betting in the Green Mountain State, which according to the American Gaming Association at the time, made it the 38th state to sign sports betting into law. 

As part of today’s start to legal sports betting, Fanatics was one of three operators chosen by the Vermont Department of Liquor and Lottery to launch mobile sports wagering in the state. 

Players in Vermont will be able to download the Fanatics Sportsbook on iOS and Android, with this now being the 10th state in which its sportsbook now operates in. 

Within the online sportsbook from Fanatics, it consists of a variety of features, including giving customers up to 5% of their wager back in FanCash and every dollar of that FanCash can be spent on Bonus Bets or at the Fanatics website. Live streaming through its partnership with Genius Sports is also another feature available through BetVision. 

On top of Fanatics launching in Vermont, DraftKings and FanDuel also launched their sportsbooks in the state at midnight last night. 

For DraftKings, Vermont is the 26th state in the US who have embraced the DraftKings sportsbook and now means DraftKings has extended its online presence to five out of the six New England states. 

The Department of Liquor and Lottery will have to produce a report on the impact of sports betting on problem gambling with the Department of Mental Health, while operators will be required to annually provide the state with a responsible gaming plan. 


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