Delaware Sports Betting Delaware started its legal sports betting, including single-game wagers and futures bets, in June 2018. In fact, it became the first state to offer single-game wagering outside Nevada. Delaware moved forward after the court decision so quickly that it beat New Jersey — which fought the case that ended PASPA — to opening its sports betting operation. The state’s three casinos started taking bets in June 2018. Delaware is among the small group of states that previously already had a form of legal sports betting during the PASPA era.