North Carolina Online Sports Betting Launches March 11, 2024

North Carolina online sportsbooks open o March 11, 2024. BetByState has all the bonus and promotional details.

North Carolina sports betting is set to go live in the next six weeks. North Carolina State Lottery Commission voted unanimously that the launch date is March 11, 2024. That is the day the first North Carolina sports bets will be accepted. Licensed sites may start accepting new players on March 1, 2024. This comes just in time for March Madness bettingIn-state college betting will be available.

Seven operators are permitted to go live on March 11, 2024. Here is the list of available sites for NC players:

NC online sportsbook bonuses

North Carolina sports bettors can claim bonuses from all seven licensed books. Most will be along the lines of betting a small amount and receiving hundreds of dollars of bonus bets. Others will be related to loss rebates that are replaced with bonus bets if the first one loses or deposit matches that have wagering requirements before release.

There is one exception to the ability to claim bonuses at all seven sportsbooks. If players traveled to another state like Tennessee or Virginia and opened an account on one of these apps or websites in the past, the offer is not available. Only new players are eligible for these types of bonus offers.

Three retail sportsbooks already open in the state

North Carolina sports bettors do not need to wait for the launch of statewide mobile apps. Three sportsbooks are open at the state’s casinos for NFL playoff and Super Bowl action. There are Caesars Sportsbooks at Harrah’s Cherokee and Harrah’s Cherokee Valley River. IGT has sports betting kiosks at Catawba Two Kings.

These sportsbooks take all the same types of action available on mobile apps. This includes straight bets, parlays, teasers, futures, props, and in-game betting. Caesars Rewards Credits and Tier Points are given on wagers placed at the two Harrah’s Sportsbooks. 

Table games coming soon to Catawba Two Kings

In other North Carolina news, Catawba Two Kings will open table games at its casino near Charlotte. No date is set for the opening. However, a casino rep told BetByState that April and May are the favorites. It may be summertime before it happens. An expansion of the casino is underway to accommodate the required space for table games like baccarat, blackjack, craps, roulette, Three Card Poker, and Ultimate Texas Hold’em. 

The only table games available at Catawba Two Kings today are electronic ones. The options are baccarat, 6/5 blackjack, craps, and roulette. All other games are slots.

Harrah’s Cherokee and Harrah’s Cherokee Valley River have slots, video poker, live table games, and electronic table games. Harrah’s Cherokee also has a live poker room. Live poker will arrive at Harrah’s Cherokee Valley River later in 2024 or early 2025.

Best NC casino bets

If you go to a North Carolina casino to place a sports bet, you may want to play some other games during your visit. We covered all the best NC casino bets in a previous article. The options include games like 99.5% video poker and electronic table games that return close to 100% when accounting for player points. 

Harrah’s regularly offers tier credit multiplier days at its North Carolina casinos. This is a great way to move up in the Caesars Rewards players club while earning points.