When it comes to new legal sportsbooks, there is none that may be more popular than Barstool Sportsbook. The question many stoolies are asking is simple though, when is Barstool Sportsbook coming to my state? The answer is most likely “sooner than you think”. With Barstool looking to enter more and more states as time goes on, it is just a matter of time before you can play at Barstool Sportsbook. Let’s take a look at the timeline on which states Barstool will enter, which states Barstool Sportsbook is available in already, and more.
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Timeline: Which states is Barstool Sportsbook in?
Here is a timeline that shows just when Barstool Sportsbook is set to launch, or launched, in various states.
- September 2021 – Maryland sports betting pushed back to early 2022, Barstool MD coming later than expected due to this delay.
- Late August, 2021 – Barstool Sportsbook launches in New Jersey.
- August 20th, 2021 – New Jersey is announced as the next Barstool Sportsbook state.
- AUG 2021 – Barstool Sportsbook to be in Canada next? Penn National buys theScore in Canada.
- August 10th, 2021 – Colorado and Virginia launch Barstool Sportsbook.
- July 21st, 2021 – Arizona announced for Barstool Sportsbook in the fall of 2021.
- May 27th, 2021 – Maryland set to launch Barstool Sportsbook in fall 2021.
- May 18th, 2021 – Barstool Sportsbook launches in Indiana.
- Early 2021 – Barstool Sportsbook launches in Pennsylvania, Michigan, and Illinois.
New Jersey launches Barstool Sportsbook
Barstool Sportsbook continues to expand, this time to New Jersey. Per the Friday afternoon tweet from Barstool President Dave Portnoy, New Jersey is set to launch in the last week of August in NJ, just ahead of the NFL season. Barstool has some catching up to do, as New Jersey is quite the competitive market, but stoolies have proven loyal.
— Dave Portnoy (@stoolpresidente) August 20, 2021
Barstool Sportsbook to Canada soon?
With Penn National Gaming acquiring “theScore”, rumors are that Barstool Sportsbook could be coming to Canada in 2021 or early 2022. With Canada legalizing single-game betting before the NFL season, the speculation is quite high. Keep an eye on the developing situation.
— Barstool Sportsbook (@BSSportsbook) August 5, 2021
Colorado and Virginia are next for Barstool Sportsbook
The Barstool Sportsbook expansion continues, as President Dave Portnoy announced in early August. His tweet below says “next week”, which indicates a launch around August 10th or so for the platform in the states of Colorado and Virginia.
— Dave Portnoy (@stoolpresidente) August 6, 2021
Arizona will launch Barstool Sportsbook in the fall of 2021
Arizona is next up for Barstool Sportsbook, as they have partnered with Phoenix Raceway to be ready to offer legal sports betting in the state in time for the NFL season. Here is the press release from SBJ.
.@PNGamingInc has secured state-wide access in Arizona for its @BSSportsbook brand as part of an exclusive sponsorship with #NASCAR-owned Phoenix Raceway, host of the series' season-ending championship weekend in November (@Bill_KingSBJ).
Free to read https://t.co/pbUrmEPZz1
— Sports Business Journal (@sbjsbd) July 21, 2021
Maryland will launch Barstool Sportsbook in fall 2021
Barstool Sportsbook is set to launch in Maryland in the fall of 2021, thanks to a partnership with Penn National Gaming and Hollywood Casino Perryville. Expect to see Barstool Sportsbook branding at the retail casino, and online sports betting offered in Maryland from the Barstool platform.
Here is the report from Roundhill Investments, which notes that the platform is coming to Maryland in the fall.
*Barstool Sportsbook To Launch In Maryland
• Penn National was approved to operate a retail sportsbook at Hollywood Casino Perryville.
— Roundhill Investments (@roundhill) May 27, 2021
Barstool Sportsbook launches in fourth state: Indiana
Make it FOUR states for Barstool Sportsbook, as it is set to launch in Indiana on May 18th, 2021.
— Dave Portnoy (@stoolpresidente) May 14, 2021
There are more states on the way!
Oh, and in other news, @BSSportsbook Indiana is now live. Barstool is also live in Pennsylvania, Michigan and Illinois. Also approved for Virginia. Stated 2021 launch targets include NJ, CO, TN, IA, WV. Maryland and Arizona, which approved betting this year, are also candidates.
— Ryan Butler (@ButlerBets) May 18, 2021
Barstool wants to launch in states as soon as possible
Per a report from FOXBusiness.com, Barstool Sportsbook is expecting to launch in every legal state by the end of 2021. The direct quote from the CEO of Penn National Gaming stated:
“As you get into 2021, I think you should expect for us to be in every state that’s legal, where we operate and can launch by the end of 2021”
That is great news for Barstool Sportsbook fans all over the country, but which states are these? Barstool Sportsbook is already in the Pennsylvania and Michigan sports betting market. The rest of the legal sports betting states are:
- New Jersey
- West Virginia
Other states that could legalize sports betting in 2021 include Massachusetts, Maryland, and others currently in legislation. Wherever able, expect Barstool Sportsbook to enter and take as much of the market share possible.
Barstool Sportsbook to launch in 10 more states in 2021
— iDEA Growth (@iDEA_Growth) October 13, 2020
Will Dave Portnoy Lead Barstool Sportsbook To Glory?
Ever since Penn National Gaming announced their partnership with Barstool Sports, the sports and betting industry has been buzzing (even more than normal!). The deal was completed in the end of January 2020, and includes an acquisition of 36% of Barstool Sports in exchange for $163M. The partnership makes Barstool Sports the exclusive gaming partner of Penn National Gaming for up to 40 years, and there are kickers for Penn National to grow its ownership of Barstool Sports significantly. Here’s the video from Barstool’s President, Dave Portnoy, announcing the partnership.
Emergency Press Conference – All Aboard the Barstool Rocket Ship pic.twitter.com/NWK2n9PoIP
— Dave Portnoy (@stoolpresidente) January 29, 2020
Ever since Dave Portnoy’s emergency press conference to announce the partnership, Barstool fans, sports betting fans, and sports media alike have all asked one question: When is Barstool Sportsbook coming to my state? Let’s look at the answer.
When Can I Bet on Barstool Sportsbook Online?
Barstool and Penn National Gaming did everything in their power to launch for football season in 2020, and took advantage in the fall to launch in Pennsylvania. Given that Penn National Gaming operates in 19 different states and many have already legalized online sports betting, this means we could see Barstool Sportsbook in the following states sooner rather than later:
Barstool Sportsbook App active states:
States we expect to see the app in soon:
Which State had Barstool Sportsbook first?
The true answer to this is all but likely to be in Michigan, due to the natural following of opening a retail sportsbook at Detroit’s “Greektown Casino” during March Madness 2020 as mentioned above. After Michigan though, expect other states that have had infrastructure built for quite some time to have the first shot at retail and online Barstool Sportsbooks. These states include Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, Tennessee and Colorado.
Penn National Gaming has sportsbooks all over the country, and with more states launching mobile sports betting with various rules and licenses, the potential is huge for Barstool Sportsbook to be everywhere. Penn National Gaming’s CEO Jay Snowden already said he expects to have a top-three market share in each and every state that Barstool Sportsbook enters. That means it will be Barstool Sportsbook, DraftKings Sportsbook, and FanDuel Sportsbook in some particular order, in Snowden’s eyes.
In fall of 2020, Barstool Sportsbook (online) launched in Pennsylvania. So the first state to launch the online version of the sportsbook was Pennsylvania.
When Will Barstool Casinos Launch?
Another intriguing part of this partnership is the “Barstool Casino”, which is planned to launch in 2021 with Penn National Gaming and Barstool Sports rolling out an iGaming platform. The casino will be integrated into the Bartstool Sportsbook app, similar to what DraftKings Casino currently offers. Given how many people will be on the sports betting app, cross promotion will be quite easy to try to woo users to the online casino as well. The current process in most states has consisted of the legalization of sports betting as wave 1 and onlince casino as wave 2.
One interesting note is the online casino situation in Pennsylvania for Penn National. They currently offer Hollywood Online Casino in PA. Should expect a brand change to Barstool Casino in Pennsylvania? One would think that the Barstool brand would garner more attention from the target gambling demo in PA.
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