The DC City Council must pass legislation authorizing mobile sports betting before it can be offered in DC. If you want mobile betting in DC you must take action and contact your lawmakers now.
In-person registration means that you would be required to go to a physical location to register an account before being able to place a bet. Because of the inconvenience, in-person registration would allow the illegal offshore betting market to continue because it would create an unnecessary barrier for fans who want to bet legally.
Fans aren’t the only ones who win with mobile sports betting. Revenue generated through legal mobile betting means that money stays right here in the District instead of flowing to illegal offshore bookies.
Just like ride sharing apps revolutionized the way in which people get around DC, mobile sports betting will revolutionize how fans enjoy the games they love. People in states like New Jersey are already enjoying innovative features like Live/In-Game bets, Cross-Sport Parlays, Futures, Prop Bets and more.