Are sports betting winnings taxable?
Yes. Sports betting is a type of gambling which means winnings are fully taxable and must be reported on tax returns. Sports betting was legalized in 2018 through the repeal of PASPA and the taxing law hasn't changed because it's considered "gambling winnings."
Even if you don't live in a state where sports betting is legal, if you win, it's taxable income, which is what the IRS cares about. The biggest stipulation is that you only have to report your winnings if they are over $600 or at least 300 times the amount you bet. If you win more than that amount in person, you'll likely have to fill out a form at the sportsbook.
However, it's easier for an online sportsbook to track, so if you accumulate more than $600 in winnings at a site like DraftKings or FanDuel, they will report your earnings on Form W-2G.
What if you lose money?
If you lose money, it may be tax-deductible, but you'll need to keep track of all bets. The key to receiving money is that you itemize deductions and keep detailed records of wins and losses. This is made easier by online sites which should keep a history of your bets.
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How to do parlays on DraftKings
To do parlays on DraftKings, you need to create a DraftKings Sportsbook account and put the bets you want in your DraftKings parlay into the bet slip.
How to bet on DraftKings
To bet on DraftKings, create a sports betting account, download the DraftKings Sportsbook mobile app, and find the betting outcome you want to bet on.
Where is DraftKings legal?
DraftKings is legal for sports betting via the DraftKings Sportsbook mobile app, website or retail location in close to 20 U.S. states and 44 for DFS.
How to bet on FanDuel
You can bet on FanDuel in many ways. Once you have an account, you are able to bet on props, futures, moneylines, spreads, totals, and much more.
Where is FanDuel Sportsbook legal?
FanDuel Sportsbook is legal in 16 states. These states are AZ, CO, CT, IA, IL, IN, KS, LA, MI, NJ, NY, PA, TN, VA, WV, and WY with more coming soon.
How to do parlays on FanDuel
To bet parlays on FanDuel, you must choose multiple bets within a game OR choose multiple betting markets from other games to create a parlay ticket.
How to bet moneyline on FanDuel
To bet moneylines on FanDuel, choose a game to wager on, and then select the moneyline market. Then, place your bet with your desired wager amount.
Does FanDuel pay real money?
Yes, FanDuel pays out real money. Whether you use the DFS portion of the website, sportsbook, or online casino, you will be paid out in real money.
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