Best North Carolina Betting Apps Launching 3/11

A Complete Guide to North Carolina Sports Betting Apps

ByJason Radowitz

Feb 19, 2024

The launch of North Carolina sports betting is set for March 11th. The wait is over in the Tar Heel State and early sign-ups at top NC betting apps like DraftKings NC, FanDuel NC, BetMGM NC, and others can begin on March 1.

With sports betting just under a month away in North Carolina, now is your time to dig your heels in the dirt and figure out which NC sports betting app is best for you.

In all, there could be up to 12 North Carolina betting apps to choose from when the North Carolina sports betting market is mature. There will be possibly 7 NC betting apps come March 1.

Best North Carolina Betting Apps Launching March 11

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📱BetMGM North Carolina Betting App✅ App Store Rating: 4.4/5
Google Play Rating: 4.2/5
🏅Best For: Lion's Boosts & Rewards Program🏟️ Partner: NASCAR
📱Caesars North Carolina Betting App✅ App Store Rating: 4.6/5
Google Play Rating: 4.2/5
🏅Best For: Huge Amount of Betting Markets🏟️ Partner: N/A
📱 DraftKings North Carolina Betting App✅ App Store Rating: 4.9/5
Google Play Rating: 4.7/5
🏅Best For: User Experience & Odds Boosts🏟️ Partner: NASCAR
📱bet365 North Carolina Betting App✅ App Store Rating: 4.8/5
Google Play Rating: 4.5/5
🏅Best For: Industry-leading Odds & Early Payouts🏟️ Partner: Charlotte Hornets
📱FanDuel North Carolina Betting App✅ App Store Rating: 4.8/5
Google Play Rating: 4.7/5
🏅Best For: User Experience & Fast Withdrawals🏟️ Partner: PGA Tour
📱ESPN Bet North Carolina Betting App✅ App Store Rating: 4.6/5
Google Play Rating: 4.3/5
🏅Best For: Unique Betting Markets🏟️ Partner: Quail Hollow Golf Club
📱Fanatics Sportsbook North Carolina Betting App✅ App Store Rating: 4.7/5
Google Play Rating: 3.5/5
🏅Best For: Casual Bettors & Bonus Bets🏟️ Partner: Carolina Hurricanes
📱Underdog Sportsbook North Carolina Betting AppN/A🏅Best For: Player Props (expected)🏟️ Partner: Sedgefield Country Club (McConnell Golf)

As it stands, we expect 7 NC sports betting apps to launch on Day 1 of North Carolina sports betting. They are:

*NOTE: Caesars NC has been grandfathered into a license since it has been running a retail Sportsbook in the Western part of the state since 2019.

Each NC mobile betting app is sure to offer some great team-related North Carolina sportsbook promos because the law requires all sportsbooks to partner with a pro team or sports venue in order to be licensed.

DraftKings North Carolina Betting App

A North Carolina sports betting launch wouldn’t seem official without DraftKings North Carolina.

What sets DraftKings North Carolina betting app apart from the other NC sports betting apps is that they’ve got a modern betting app that is easy to navigate and functions well.

DraftKings North Carolina will offer the most bet types and give a huge range of selections from moneylines to player props to combo bets. The DraftKings NC betting app also offers sportsbooks pools, super-contest games, as well as live cash-out options.

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🏆 Sign Up OfferBet $5, Get $200 In Bonus Bets
✅ Promo Code
None
⭐ Best ForLive Betting
📱App Rating4.8

We expect the DraftKings NC welcome offer to be a Bet $5, Get $200 in bonus bets deal when you sign up.

We’ve tested this offer out in both CT and MA and the bonus bets hit your account immediately after you bet $5. You get 8 $25 bonus bets that expire in 7 days.

DraftKings North Carolina is partnered with NASCAR so you can expect to see tons of NASCAR-related odds boosts and promos for huge races.

Caesars Sportsbook North Carolina Betting App

If there’s one brand North Carolina sports betting are very familiar with it’s Caesars. Caesars has been operating two retail sportsbooks in the Western part of the state since 2019.

Caesars has been taking bets at Harrah’s Cherokee Vally River in Murphy, NC and Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort (Cherokee, NC) to be exact.

That pre-existing sports betting operation is the reason the Caesars North Carolina betting app will launch on Day 1 of North Carolina sports betting without needing to have a partnership in place.

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🏆 Sign Up Offer$1000 First Bet Bonus
✅ Promo Code
GAMEDAY1000
⭐ Best ForBest Odds
📱App Rating4.9

As for the actual Caesars Sportsbook North Carolina sports betting app, North Carolina sports bettors are in for a treat.

Functionality and experience are two things Caesars Sportsbook. The name is synonymous with sports wagering and having a high standard for decades.

Their entry into the mobile sports betting scene was received well because they helped rehab the William Hill app and online experience, making it one of the best available.

The ease of use of the Caesars NC betting app is at the top of the list, and their odds are equal to the best around. I go to Caesars betting app as one of my top three for the best odds when shopping for a specific line.

The Caesars Sportsbook North Carolina betting app is likely to offer new users a $1K First Bet Bonus when it launches in early 2024.

BetMGM North Carolina Betting App

The Game Day staff loves BetMGM Sportsbook, and we expect that North Carolina sports bettors will love BetMGM North Carolina betting app as well.

The one thing about the BetMGM North Carolina betting app that they do so well is cashing out bets immediately after they win or lose.

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🏆 Sign Up Offer$1,500 First-Bet Bonus
✅ Promo Code
GAMEDAY
⭐ Best ForFastest Payouts
📱App Rating4.8

If you’re out with buddies and betting on games but are waiting for your first wager to complete before betting on the second game, using BetMGM will help your case.

If you bet the 1pm EST games in the NFL and want to wait to bet the 4:25pm EST games, BetMGM North Carolina sports betting app will be the quickest to pay you out out out of the North Carolina mobile apps. They pride themselves on this and it truly shows.

BetMGM NC offers plenty of promotions that need to be opted into. They’ll give a promotion every NFL Sunday to get their customers and bettors into the action.

BetMGM North Carolina also has a partnership with Charlotte Motor Speedway, so expect some enticing NASCAR betting promotions in 2024.

We expect the BetMGM NC betting app to offer new users a Bet $5, Get $158 in bonus bets when it launches in March 2024.

ESPN BET North Carolina Betting App

ESPN BET North Carolina will be the first “new” state available when North Carolina launches sports betting in March 2024.

That’s because ESPN BET is Barstool Sportsbook rebranded under the ESPN name.

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🏆 Sign Up OfferBet $5, Get $200 In Bonus Bets
✅ Promo Code
THEGAMEDAY
⭐ Best ForNew Promos
📱App Rating4.6

The World Wide Leader in Sports finally got into the sports betting game after tip-toeing around it for years by paying PENN Interactive $1.5 billion over 10 years.

ESPN BET has been wildly successful in gaining traction and market share in the former Barstool states and it’s easy to see why: The ESPN BET North Carolina mobile betting app offers arguably the most betting markets in the industry.

In fact, ESPN BET is the only place you can wager “No” for anytime TD prop bets.

ESPN BET North Carolina has a deal with Quail Hollow Golf Course, home of the PGA Tour’s Wells Fargo Championship. Translation: Expect tons of golf betting markets, odds boosts and promos for their North Carolina betting app.

We expect the ESPN BET North Carolina welcome offer to bet Bet $5, Get $250 in Bonus Bets.

Fanatics Sportsbook North Carolina Betting App

Fanatics North Carolina will launch in the Tar Heel State with a lot of positive momentum - and for good reason. It’s been a massive hit since taking over for PointsBet.

The Fanatics Sportsbook North Carolina betting app (I downloaded it in CT) is sleek, immersive and fun to use. I expect the same will go for the Fanatics Sportsbook North Carolina mobile app.

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🏆 Sign Up OfferBet $100, Get $100 Bonus Each Day For 10 Days
✅ Promo Code
None
⭐ Best ForOdds Boosts
📱App Rating4.6

What is there to like about the Fanatics NC betting app? First off, you don’t have to scroll through a box at the top to find all the latest promos - they show up as you scroll the odds.

The look of Fanatics NC betting app is also pleasing: Each game has the backdrop of the host team city. I found this weird and gimmicky at first, but eventually grew to like because I never had to wonder who the home team was.

That was my general impression of the Fanatics NC Sportsbook app: All of it grows on you and suddenly I’m liking it more than others.

You also get FanCash (1% of each bet - so bet $100 and get 1.00 to use for a bonus bet or as credit to buy Fanatics perch).

We expect the Fanatics North Carolina sports betting app to offer new users a Bet $100 for 10 days, get $100 in bonus bets.

FanDuel North Carolina Betting App

FanDuel Sportsbook is another well known sportsbook that has made some changes to their interface recently to give sports bettors a betting experience all around.

We expect those changes will go over well with North Carolina sports bettors and they will soon too love the FanDuel North Carolina sports betting app.

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🏆 Pre-Registration Promo$100 in Bonus Bets: 3/1-3/11
🏆 Sign Up OfferBet $5, Get $200 Bonus Bets
✅ Promo Code
None
⭐ Best ForSame Game Parlays
📱App Rating4.9

That’s because the FanDuel NC betting app is consistently ranked as the best for user experience out of the North Carolina mobile apps - I use it as my primary betting app in CT and although we don’t have many options, I’m thankful FanDuel is among them.

The FanDuel North Carolina betting app interface is so easy on the eyes thanks to its simplistic blue and white outline. But the thing I love most about the FanDuel betting app is the payout times.

FanDuel pays out winning bets in less than 24 hours, and you can expect the same from the FanDuel NC mobile app when it launches.

FanDuel pioneered the Same Game Parlay and often times you’ll find some intriguing odds on prop markets to target for SGPs.

What’s more, the FanDuel NC betting app is always up to date and provides plenty of promotions along with odds boosts to root for along the way.

The FanDuel NC mobile betting app will launch in early 2024 through a partnership with the PGA Tour, so be on the lookout for any golf-related odds boosts and promos.

When it does launch, we expect the FanDuel North Carolina mobile app to offer new users a Bet $5, Get $200 in bonus bets instantly offer.

bet365 North Carolina Betting App

One of the more interesting players in the U.S. sports betting market is bet365.

It has an impeccable reputation as “The World’s Sportsbook” and bet365 North Carolina is soon to be “North Carolina’s Sportsbook” based on what we’ve seen from the brand.

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🏆 Sign Up OfferBet $5, Get $150 In Bonus Bets
✅ Promo Code
GAMEDAY
⭐ Best ForBetting Promos
📱App Rating4.9

Bet365 has the best odds of any American sportsbook we’ve reviewed and it pays out just as fast, if not faster than FanDuel.

The green and black interface of the bet365 North Carolina betting app is reminiscent of DraftKings North Carolina, and that’s a good thing.

The bet365 NC sports betting app has some cool promotions, such as early payouts when your team leads by 17 or more points. They also provide some of the best returns on cash-outs in the industry.

There are also a number of props available to include within your Same Game Parlays. Furthermore, you can combine props from multiple games within your parlays.

The Bet365 North Carolina betting app will go live in early 2024 via a partnership with the Charlotte Hornets, which is exciting for that fan base. There are other great North Carolina sports betting apps to use to bet on your favorite teams!

We expect the bet365 North Carolina bonus offer to be Bet $1, Get $365 in Bonus Bets.

Underdog Sports North Carolina Betting App

Underdog was the shocker when the North Carolina State Lottery Commission announced the 7 operators that applied to launch on Day 1. The DFS operator sent shockwaves across the industry by applying in North Carolina and now we’ll wait to see what their sportsbook offering looks like.

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🏆 Sign Up OfferDeposit Match Up To $100
✅ Promo Code
None
⭐ Best ForBetting Offers
📱App Rating4.8

One thing we can say for sure: The Underdog Sportsbook betting app will specialize in player props, given its DFS history.

The Underdog Fantasy NC betting app has a 4.8/5 rating on the Apple Store and a 4/5 rating on Google Play.

We expect Underdog Sports North Carolina to offer a bonus bet deal of some kind, but they have never operated a sportsbook, so we do not know for sure what the new offer will be.

How To Choose The Best North Carolina Betting Apps

The best North Carolina betting apps will offer lots of different bonuses, promos, and new offers. We recommend you consider the following factors when choosing the best North Carolina sports betting apps to sign up for in March:

Welcome Bonuses

Whether it’s a deposit bonus or first bet insurance, you’ll reap the benefits of building your bankroll on your North Carolina betting apps with welcome bonuses as a new user to a platform. Each of these North Carolina sportsbook offers are capped at a certain number, so try to find an betting app with the highest welcome bonus.

Promotions

North Carolina sportsbook promo codes are what attract a lot of bettors to the legal sports betting market. Most of the time, these North Carolina sportsbooks and NC betting apps are giving you a chance at winning more money with less risk. There’s nothing better than that! Make sure to check out the top North Carolina sportsbook promos to boost your bankroll.

Odds

As you continue to wager on sports, you’ll realize just how important betting odds are at each NC sports betting app. Each North Carolina betting app has different betting odds for you to wager on. We recommend you shopping around to find the best ones as they will be a key part to your success.

Line shopping is key and finding the North Carolina sports betting apps that give the best lines will help you stay profitable in the long run. Finding the best North Carolina betting app with the best odds is important.

Variety of Bet Types

Finding an NC sportsbook that offers tons of different bet types is important. Look for North Carolina betting apps that offer different bet types like same game parlays, player props, point totals, and others. Having a variety of bet types gives you different opportunities for you to win money and have the most excitement while sports betting.

Payout Speed

You want to make sure your North Carolina betting app is paying you out as quick as possible on your winnings. You should check to see what NC betting apps are giving users that fastest payouts on winnings. Most sportsbooks will payout within 24 hours of the bet winning, but some can be quicker than that.

Other Top Factors When Choosing The Best NC Betting App:

  • ☑️ Payment methods/speed
  • ☑️ User Interface
  • ☑️ Speed
  • ☑️ Reliability
  • ☑️ Data at your fingertips compared to other betting apps
  • ☑️ Ease of use

NC Betting Apps vs Desktop

It all comes down to speed, performance, and convenience. North Carolina betting apps work with a phone’s built in features like location services, which makes signing up and placing bets a breeze.

If you’re looking to place a live wager, betting on your NC betting app will help you wager on the line you like before it shifts due to the game starting again from a commercial timeout.

Then there is the simplicity and convenience of North Carolina sportsbetting apps. There’s no need to open your laptop and you can bet anywhere on the go.

The best NC betting apps are user friendly, allowing you to look at lines, data, and place bets within minutes.

How to Download NC Betting Apps for iPhone

  1. From the Home screen, select App Store.
  2. To browse the App Store, click Apps (at the bottom).
  3. Search the sportsbook you’re looking to download.
  4. Select the app.
  5. Tap “Get" then install.
  6. If prompted, sign in to the App Store to complete the install.

How to Download NC Betting Apps For Android

  1. Open Google Play or Apple Store.
  2. On your phone and use the Play Store or Apple store app.
  3. Search the North Carolina sportsbook you’re looking to download.
  4. Check the reviews before downloading if you’d like.
  5. When you pick the NC sportsbook, tap Install.

If you can’t find the sportsbook in one of the Stores, you can download the NC sports betting app straight from the official website through your mobile browser. Make sure to download as many North Carolina betting apps as you can and get all the bonuses as possible.

Top North Carolina Betting Apps Ranked By League

🏈 NFL

DraftKings NC Betting App

The Carolina Panthers are North Carolina’s NFL team and to bet on their games we recommend DraftKings North Carolina.

The DraftKings NC mobile app is the best North Carolina mobile app because it offers a great user interface to navigate to all the NFL bets you want to make along with some of the best NFL odds out of all the North Carolina sportsbooks.

DraftKings NC even offers odds boosts and promos for the Carolina Panthers during the NFL season.

🏀 NBA

Caesars Sportsbook NC Betting App

The NBA playoffs will be here soon and the best North Carolina mobile app to use for NBA betting is Caesars Sportsbook NC. The Caesars Sportsbook North Carolina app makes sure to give NBA fans the best product to sports bet on with lots of available NBA player props and game lines to choose from whenever you want.

They even will an entire section on the app dedicated to North Carolina’s Charlotte Hornets so you can locate your team and start betting as quick as possible.

⚾ MLB

BetMGM NC Betting App

BetMGM is the top choice to bet baseball on in the state of North Carolina. There are tons of of promotions throughout the MLB season like strikeout or home run boosts and bonus bet opportunities during the Summer. You can signup for BetMGM North Carolina mobile app knowing MLB will be of the main focus when the regular season kicks off in early April.

🏒 NHL

FanDuel NC Betting App

The Carolina Hurricanes will be one of the most bet NHL teams in North Carolina. FanDuel will make sure Hurricanes fans get opportunities to get the best odds possible along with other Hurricanes promotions. Look for FanDuel to offer great NHL lines to bet during the regular season and playoffs.

College Basketball & CFB

bet365 NC Betting App

College basketball and college football are some of the most bet on sports in the state of North Carolina. March Madness is coming and Duke, North Carolina, Wake Forest, NC State fans are going to want to use bet365 to make bets on college basketball. bet365 offers great player props and game lines for all your college basketball needs along with promos centered around college basketball.

Choosing More Than One North Carolina Betting Apps

It’s almost a must to have multiple North Carolina sportsbook apps ready to go. It’s best to line shop and find the best odds.

Each North Carolina sports betting app has their own promotions, odds boosts and lines. Study each sportsbook and understand what their typical giveaway and promotion is on a given day and you’ll be able to find more value in your bets and make more money.

Author

Jason Radowitz

Jason Radowitz is a jack of all trades when it comes to writing sports. Jason writes and bets the MLB, NFL, NBA, NCAAF, and NCAAB when the sports are in season. Currently, he's a Writer and Betting Analyst for The Game Day providing daily content in the MLB. Earlier in his sports career, Jason was a graduate assistant for the University of Hartford Men's Basketball team using analytics and numbers to help put together the winningest season in program history. With his articles, you will be sure to get an analytical approach.

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