Can’t make it to the casino? You can place bets in WV right on your phone


FILE – In this March 15, 2018, file photo, a board displays odds for different bets on the NCAA college basketball tournament at the Westgate Superbook sports book, in Las Vegas. Proponents of legal sports gambling often point to Nevada as a model for effective monitoring. Sports betting has been legal in Las Vegas in […]

Sports gambling went officially live at Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack, just in time for some of the biggest sporting events of the year. With the Steelers hoping for a playoff run and the Penguins’ season in full swing, local fans might look to make a few bucks on their favorite teams.

What if you can’t make it to the casino? Luckily, you can place bets right on your phone!

In conjunction with Wheeling Island Casino, has released an app called the Wheeling BetLucky Sportsbook, and it is available on the Apple app store for free. 

When you download, you can get double your first bet in bonus money (up to $20), and you can place bets starting at $1.

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