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South Carolina Sports Betting – Bet On Sports Legally In SC

South CarolinaSouth Carolina is known for its rough nose politics and bible belt demeanor. That is likely why the state has not made any action to legalize sports betting after the PASPA act was repealed by the Supreme Court in 2018.

South Carolina does not have any professional sports teams but there are several notable college teams including the South Carolina Gamecocks, Clemson Tigers, and the Citadel Bulldogs. SC residents looking to bet on these teams and other sports matchups will have to turn to offshore sportsbooks until sports betting legislation is passed in the Palmetto state.

Is Sports Betting Legal In South Carolina?

There are no domestic sports betting options in South Carolina but residents have legal access to offshore sports betting sites that will accept their registrations and bets on US and international sports. South Carolina has expressed no interest in regulating domestic sports betting at this time. To learn more about pending sports betting bills check out our bill tracker page.

South Carolina Sports Betting Bills

There are currently several sports betting bills being presented to the South Carolina State Legislature but they have not received any action since January of 2019. Fortunately, despite the lack of progression, SC residents can use the sites we have listed below to get their online sports betting fix without breaking any state or federal gambling laws.

Top Rated Sportsbooks That Accept South Carolina Residents

The number of online sportsbooks is quite high, making it difficult to figure out which brands are actually legitimate. Our team of experienced bettors has put together a list of the best available sportsbooks accepting SC residents. We put each brand through our screening process that looks for specific conditions in order to be included in this guide.

First and foremost, we establish the presence of legal licensing and regulation through the brand or its parent company. After that, we look for a wide selection of betting lines and wagering types, strong security profiles, bonuses, and promotional offerings, live and mobile betting capabilities, available transaction methods, and reliable and competent customer service. Each one of these selected brands has years of experience and accept millions of wagers daily.

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South Carolina Sports Betting Details

Since South Carolina does not have any domestic sports betting options we have listed the offshore options that SC residents do have below.

  • Legal Sports Betting: Offshore Only
  • Minimum Sports Betting Age: 18 years old offshore only
  • Land-Based: n/a
  • Online: Offshore Only
  • Mobile: Offshore Only
  • In-Play: Offshore Only
  • Estimated Revenue: n/a
  • Eligible Operators: n/a
  • Commission: n/a
  • Licensing Fee: n/a
  • Tax Rate: n/a
  • Tax-Funded: n/a

What You Can Bet On In South Carolina:

  • All betting lines, odds, and props for all games, teams, and players in South Carolina across all college and professional sports (via Offshore)

What You Can't Bet On In South Carolina: 

  • No restrictions (via Offshore)

Where Can I Bet On Sports In South Carolina?

  • Online with offshore sportsbooks only.

Biggest Sports Betting Cities In South Carolina

Sports Betting In Columbia, SC

The South Carolina Gamecocks college football program fielded its first team in 1892 and currently compete in the Southeastern Conference (SEC) while playing home games at Williams-Brice Stadium. The Gamecocks have won one conference title (1969) and have produced one Heisman Trophy winner, RB George Rogers. The Gamecocks are still searching for their first national championship.

Sports Betting In Charleston, SC

Charleston has no professional sporting teams but is a sports town. There are a plethora of amateur teams and residents like to support their favorites by attending local events. Sports betting is a popular way for Charleston residents to have some fun while keeping up with their favorite regional college or professional team.

There are currently no domestic sportsbooks but lawmakers are already working on passing a domestic sportsbook bill that if passed would bring domestic sports betting to Charleston.


Frequently Asked Questions About Sports Betting In South Carolina

Will I Get Arrested For Betting On Sports In South Carolina?

No. You could get into legal trouble if you place a bet with an illegal bookie but betting online with a licensed operator is no crime according to US federal laws.

Are Mobile Sports Betting Apps Legal In South Carolina?

Only mobile sports betting apps located outside of the United States are allowed to operate within South Carolina's borders. All other sports betting platforms are restricted from operating inside of SC.

What Teams Can I Bet On In South Carolina?

With offshore sportsbooks, you can bet on professional, college, and some amateur sports. Most of the events covered are American events but you can also find world events such as the Olympics, FIFA, cricket, and more.

What Is The Legal Betting Age In South Carolina?

South Carolina residents can legally bet online with offshore sportsbooks at the age of 18. Most sportsbooks operate under those guidelines but depending on their physical location they could require account holders to be 21.


South Carolina Legislative Resources

South Carolina Gambling Resources

At Sportsbetting.legal we take gambling addiction very seriously. We know it takes outside help and determination to break the habit. If you or a loved one is suffering from a gambling addiction reach out to the South Carolina National Council on Problem Gambling for access to resources and professionals who can get you on the way to recovery.