Find out how to open a betting account at FanDuel West Virginia and how to claim a Free Bet from this legal sportsbook.
FanDuel is one of the most recognizable sports betting brands in America. It was set up in 2009 and became one of the biggest Daily Fantasy Sports brands in America with millions of players in their database.
Its online offering is also one of the most recognized in the industry and is available in New Jersey, Colorado, Pennsylvania, Indiana and West Virginia.
New customers who join FanDuel Sportsbook and place their first sportsbook bet will be refunded up to $1000 in site credit by FanDuel if the bet loses. If you make a first bet of $50 and it doesn’t win, FanDuel will give you $50 in site credit. If you bet $1000, FanDuel will refund you $1000.
Creating an account at FanDuel Sportsbook
Creating an account at FanDuel Sportsbook is simple. Just click ‘Join Now’ top-right of the site or app homepage. This will take you to a two-step account registration page where you must enter:
- Account details – name, email, date of birth, username and password
- Contact details – address, phone number, last 4 digits of SSN
The need for personal information is strictly for security and verification purposes and will remain confidential. Occasionally, FanDuel Sportsbook may ask new players to send a valid photo ID to confirm identity. However, this is a very straightforward process.
Eligibility for creating a FanDuel Sportsbook account
As US gambling law states, bettors must be at least 21 years of age to create a sports betting account. To open a FanDuel Sportsbook account, you must also be located within a state where sports betting is legalized, and where FanDuel operate. You do not need to be a resident, but must be located there. To prove this, new customers must share their location with the sportsbook. Those using the sports betting app will need to turn on location services on their device and those betting via the website must download a location plug-in.
West Virginia and other states make it clear that any person whose occupation can influence the outcome of a sporting event (e.g. player, coach, trainer or official) is prohibited from placing sports wagers or opening a gaming account. This is to avoid match-fixing and fraudulent behavior.
FanDuel Sportsbook app
The FanDuel Sportsbook app is available on iOS (iPhone, iPad) and Android. You can download the app through the site or via the Google Play Store or Apple App Store. The app mirrors the FanDuel site, which players do appreciate.
Remember, you will require downloading tracking software to verify your location, as per state regulations.
FanDuel Sportsbook deposits & withdrawals
FanDuel customers can deposit money using a number of methods:
- ACH e-check
- Credit and debit cards (Visa or MasterCard)
- FanDuel prepaid card
- Online bank transfer
- Wire transfer
- PayNearMe (located inside 7-Elevens, CVS pharmacies or Family Dollar stores)
The minimum deposit is $10. FanDuel are one of the best sportsbooks around for the number of deposit options available to customers.
Withdrawal options are slightly more limited. If you used PayPal to fund your account then you can withdraw winnings using the same method, but the money may take up to 48 hours to become available. Players can also withdraw via e-checks sent directly to their bank, as long as they provide an account and routing number. Direct checks are also supported by FanDuel, with processing times taking 5-7 business days.
Betting options at FanDuel Sportsbook
FanDuel Sportsbook offers betting on a variety of sports from football and basketball to soccer and tennis. The sportsbook also allows players to place bets on:
- Moneylines and point spreads
- Player and team futures
- Parlays (a bet linking two or more single wagers together)
- Player and team props
- In-play events
- Teasers (a bet that adjusts the point spread)
- Round robins (a bet that links parlays together)