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Comparison of Top Sportsbooks in Delaware

Delaware became the first state to legalize sports betting, following the overturn of the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Acts (PASPA). However, as of 2022, there are no state-licensed online sportsbooks in Delaware.

In place of online sportsbooks, the state is home to local casinos which also double as offline sportsbook centers. Interested players may find these offline sportsbooks at:

  1. Harrington Raceway and Casino (Murphy’s Race and Sportsbook).
  2. Dover Down casino.
  3. Delaware Park Casinos.

Each casino and sportsbook offers a unique gambling experience.

Residents can select the best sportsbook by carefully reviewing each casino's unique features - from the number of covered sports, bonuses and promotions to odds selections, and the ease of use.

1. Harrington Raceway and Casino (Murphy’s Race and Sportsbook)

Since the Murphy Sportsbooks and Grill launched operations in 2018, the facility has become a home to all sports bettors within the state. It's more popular for its 50-screen live broadcast of sports events, and a simulcast of all horse races in the world.

Gamers can choose to watch and place bets on a live simulcast at the Harrington Raceway or move over to the simulcast room to watch all thoroughbred and Arabian horse events and races from 11:00 a.m.

New players can also get assistance from the casino's in-house simulcast analysts. Once you've selected a race event, you may place bets like Pick 5, Trifecta, Super High-five, and Multi-races.

Besides its vibrant horse racing section, the casino covers major and minor leagues in professional and college football, auto racing, soccer, baseball, and basketball.

As of 2022, there's no option for betting on college baseball leagues.

Murphy sportsbook features popular betting options like moneylines, props, and futures for football and soccer league. In addition to this, you may combine multi-wagers using the parlay if there's a high chance of winning the bet.

To visit the Murphy Sportsbooks section in Harrington Raceway and Casino:

  1. Visit the second floor of the M&T Bank Grandstand Building.
  2. To access the football betting section, make a right turn once you exit the stairs.
  3. Move to your right and walk past the bar area to access the wagering area.

Watch the overhead LED signs to know which lines represent sport or horse wagers.

The Harrington Raceway and Casino is located at:

18500 South DuPont Highway
Harrington, DE 19952
Phone: (888) 887-5687

Under the Delaware gambling law, all visitors to the facility must be above 21 years old.

There are no sports-specific bonuses or promotions in this casino. However, players can earn points when playing casino table games and slots. You may redeem these points to access cash rewards, free spa visits, free hotel rooms, and even access to some of its restaurants.

Harrington Casino and Raceway offers steak and buffet dining experience for all visitors. The Bonz is a top-choice for a fine dining experience in Harrington.


Covers numerous sports events


No sports-specific bonuses or promotions.

2. Dover Down Casino and Racetrack

A top choice for gamblers in Delaware, the Down Down is a large entertainment venue that houses a racetrack, restaurant, and hotel.

It has over 2,000 slot machines where you can bet with as little as a nickel. Besides these attractions, it's also a top spot for wagering on horse races and sports events.

Also, this casino has a live racetrack where you can watch and also wager on different outcomes. There are viewing screens for watching live harness horse races across the world.

As of 2022, Bally's Dover Down covers major and minor leagues in sports like football, basketball, soccer, hockey, Boxing, and MMA.

Dover Down features betting options like parlays, straight bets, prop bets, and round-robin wagers. The following parlay cards are available for football games:

  • Half-points.
  • Reverse teasers.
  • $100,000 parlay cards.
  • Super teasers.

Players below 21 years are not eligible to place bets or gamble in the casino. Furthermore, Dover Down may request a government-issued ID before you access their facilities. There are also other attractions for sports bettors and enthusiasts.

For example, the Collins Center in Dover Down is the biggest concert center in the state, and the main spot for popular concerts and events.

Dover Downs is also home to 11 restaurants, including the popular Legends restaurant.

Sports bettors may visit the Dover Downs Casino and Resort at:

Dover Downs Hotel & Casino
1131 North DuPont Highway
Dover, DE 19901
Phone: (302) 674-4600.


  • Numerous betting options and sports events.
  • Friendly and professional staff.

3. Delaware Park Casino

The Delaware Park Casino boasts wide slot game selections, and betting options for horse racing and other sports events. It also features professional and college baseball, football, and basketball sports betting.

Minor leagues and less-popular sports events are not available in the casino.

The Casino at Delaware Park features betting options like parlays, straight bets, prop bets, and round-robin wagers. Horse race bets are also popular at the casino. You can place bets on seasonal live thoroughbred racing, or use the simulcast to access horse races worldwide.

All sports bettors must be above the legal age before they can place bets in the casino. Furthermore, the casino will require a form of identification before granting access to its facility.

The sportsbook section is located on the second floor of the casino.

Visitors may choose to use the self-service bet terminals or sports tellers on the Track Side.

Although the casino is open all around the clock, you can only wager on sports events from 11 a.m. to 11 pm on weekdays and Saturdays. The casino is situated at:

777 Delaware Park Boulevard
Wilmington, Delaware 19804-4122.
Phone: (302) 994-2521.

Gamblers must sign up to the casino's Player Rewards Club to access special promotions and exclusive access to important games and announcements. For example, club members are the first to get information about big games and fights shown in the casino.


  • Self-service video terminals for sports bets.
  • Friendly and professional staff.


  • Limited sports bet catalog.
  • There are no welcome offers for sports bettors.