How to Bet on Sports Online in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania is one of the lucky states in the USA where sports betting is legal and easy to do through numerous secure online sportsbooks. With all major pro and college sports to choose from, you can create an account and start betting right now!

Whether you’re looking to bet on the Steelers and Eagles in the NFL, 76ers in the NBA, Phillies and Pirates in MLB, Penn State and Pitt in College Football, or any other team or athlete nationally and globally, we’ve got you.

Here’s what you need to legally and easily start betting online in PA.

Choosing a sportsbook in Pennsylvania

We have ranked the best sportsbooks available in Pennsylvania.

Once you check out our Pennsylvania sportsbook rankings, click on the links to register your accounts. Don’t forget to use the Dimers codes to ensure you get the best sign-up bonuses.

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Registering your details to bet online in PA

As you sign up, the sportsbook will likely ask for your Driver’s License and/or Social Security Number. This is two fold; for your security and to ensure you are of a legal age (21 or older) to bet in Pennsylvania.

You will also need to confirm your location is indeed in Pennsylvania. Each site will have its own way of confirmation, so make sure you enable your location to be detected.

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Depositing money to bet online in PA

Now that you’ve signed up for your selected sportsbook in Pennsylvania, you need to deposit money into the account to start betting. 

All of the books on our site come with sign-up bonuses, often the more you deposit initially, the more you are rewarded with straight off the bat.

Depending on the book, you may be given different ways to make your deposit. Be sure to check which best suits you.

As mentioned, the more money you add to your account, the bigger the bonus usually is. We recommend exploring what different sportsbooks have to offer.

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Placing your bets in Pennsylvania 

Let’s get it! You’ve created your account, deposited some money and you’re raring to get into online betting in PA.

At first, the site may look like it has a lot going on, but don’t worry  you will be making plays like a seasoned bettor in no time.

Sportsbook sites usually have a menu, where you can find the list of sports that are available for you to bet on. More often than not, you will find major sports such as Football, Basketball and Baseball at the top of this list before other sports are listed from A to Z.

In NBA, you might be looking to bet on the 76ers making a run at the Championship or Joel Embiid to have a big game. We’ve got a full guide on NBA betting, even if you’re not willing to bet on Philly.

To ensure your best chance of winning, use as your guide before placing any bet across any major sport. 

Why? You’ll find out right now.

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Utilizing our picks at Dimers

Here at Dimers, we use predictive analytics models which conduct 10,000 simulations of each game based on rosters, form, previous matchups, even weather, all to give you an unrivaled edge before you make that winning play.  

Bet Hub

The Dimers site features the Bet Hub, which allows you to choose your favorite sport before we highlight the Best Bets for you. Our Best Bets section shows you what plays you should take and which of the sportsbooks are offering the best odds across the United States.

Quick Picks

Skip past the analytics and see exactly what our best plays are in Quick Picks. You can filter these picks to include specific sports, bet types and date ranges.

Dimers Newsletter

By subscribing to our newsletter, you’ll get our best bets and bonuses in Pennsylvania. With expert insights and incredible sign-up offers, the Dimers newsletter empowers you to make the most of your betting.

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How do I download betting apps?

Once you sign up, you may want to move to the convenience of mobile betting.  All of the listed books below have apps readily available to download via the App Store, Google Play or directly through their website. From there, just log in to your account and use the app on your phone/mobile/cellphone as you would on a desktop.

Now you have all the tools to enjoy sports betting in Pennsylvania. Be sure to keep Dimers on hand, if not, you may end up being the Carson Wentz of betting... too many giveaways for our liking.

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