South Carolina Betting Sites
Is online betting legal in South Carolina?
No, unfortunately, online betting is not yet legal in South Carolina. HB 3749 proposes to introduce legal gambling for bettors aged 18 and over through the provision of eight legal online sportsbooks. However, the bill is still under consideration by lawmakers and faces significant opposition.
Do I have to pay taxes on gambling winnings in South Carolina?
With legal sports betting in South Carolina still just a proposal, it is unknown whether the state will tax sports betting winnings. The state does tax lottery winnings, so it seems likely that state income tax, up to the current maximum of 6.5%, will apply should sports wagering be legalized. In any case, federal tax will certainly apply.
Are online casinos available in South Carolina?
No, like sports betting and many other forms of gambling in South Carolina, online casinos are unavailable to residents of the state. However, slots and casino-style games can be played at sweepstakes and social casinos. Additionally, the South Carolina Lottery offers scratch-offs.
Where can I find support for gambling-related problems in South Carolina?
The South Carolina Department of Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Services (DAODAS) offers free support for problem gambling. Their helpline number is 1-877-452-5155. Alternatively, you may prefer to speak to someone over live chat, This service is offered by the National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG).