Mobile wagering returns to WV with FanDuel app launch

27 August 2019

FanDuel Group has announced the launch of its West Virignia sportsbook app, marking the return of mobile wagering to the state.

The app launched via the Flutter Entertainment-owned operator’s licensing partnership with The Greenbrier in White Sulphur Springs, the resort owned by West Virginia Governor Jim Justice.

Mobile betting in in West Virginia has had a difficult start. DraftKings carried out testing of an app in May with a view to rolling it out to consumers soon after. However, while testing of the system was successful, the regulator ultimately delayed the launch, over concerns relating to the physical location of the servers, which may have resulted in the offering failing to comply with the federal Wire Act.

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