The United States of America is not fully barred from the betting laws in the country. The country has a couple laws making the sports betting, online or otherwise, illegal.
The Wire Act of 1961 the first law proving the statement true.
Although, this law has been prevalent here since a long time, the law forbids how bets are made, namely by phone. This law is considered very outdated at time of cell phones and internet. It’s difficult to explain whether this applies to the internet or not since this law was created before the advent of web. This law is a debatable topic among the bookmakers and betters. Both way, it’s never been used to go after sports bettors.
The Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act is the second law for betting in USA. This law was passed in year 1990, according to which sports betting is limited to its on state borders. The few states that are considered in the border include Nevada, Delaware, Oregon and Montana.