Rhode Island

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Operator/supplier deals

Rhode Island Lottery – IGT (sports betting at Twin River Casino’s two locations)


Online/land-based partnerships



Licensing deals

IGT – William Hill (sports betting)


Marketing deals



Sports teams/franchises

There are no major league teams in Rhode Island.


What type of licenses are available?

None – only the two land-based casinos are permitted to offer sports betting.


How many skins are permitted per license?



How do you apply for a license?



What are the integrity fees?



What is the current tax rate?

The casino retain just 17% of sports betting revenues, with the state taking 51% and the remainder going to providers.


Is there a self-exclusion register in the state?


Is sports betting legal? 


Rhode Island signed legal sports betting into law in June 2018. Twin River commenced sports betting in November 2018, shortly followed by Tiverton Casino. These are the only two casino operators allowed to offer sports wagering.


Regulator details

Rhode Island Lottery,

1425 Pontiac Avenue,


RI 02920



Lottery director: Mark Furcolo


Is sports betting permitted online?

Governor Gina Raimondo signed Bill S37 into law in March 2019. Mobile betting is currently offered by Twin River Casino in Lincoln which launched its app in early September 2019.


Is there any specific legislation for daily fantasy sports?

The state AG has expressed favorable opinions, but no legislation has passed yet, despite a bill being introduced.


What legislation, if any, is currently pending?

Just DFS legislation