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Responsible Gaming: Self Exclusion

A State-by-State Guide to Opting Out of Sports Betting

State-by-State Self Exclusion Resources

In an effort to fight problem gambling, most states offer tools for those who wish to self-exclude from sports gambling altogether. Find the tools available in your state below:


Visit to download the state's Self Exclusion Form. The form must be notarized and mailed to the Department of Gaming.


While Colorado does not currently offer a way to self-exclude from all sportsbooks, they do offer an extensive guide on dealing with problem gambling. If you are looking to self-exclude in Colorado, you will need to do so at each sportsbook individually.


The state of Connecticut allows gamblers to self-exclude from all sportsbooks online. Visit for more information on joining the state's self-exclusion list.


Through the IGC Statewide Internet Self-Restriction Program (ISRP), problem gamblers are able to self-exclude online from every Indiana sportsbook.


Illinois only offers self-exclusion in person. Review the state's Problem Gambling guide for more information.


The Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission (IRGC) does offer a self-exclusion program, however, enrollment is currently only available by mail or in person. Visit for details on how you can register today. Iowa offers additional problem gambling resources at


The self-exclusion options that are currently available in Kansas include a lifetime ban or a 2-year ban. Anyone wishing to self-exclude in Kansas must do so in person. Visit for more information. Additional resources are available at


The Louisiana Gaming Control Board offers a statewide self-exclusion tool. The minimum ban is 5 years and registration must be done in person. Find the registration forms and more details on this program at


The Maryland Alliance for Responsible Gaming offers a wide variety of tools to problem gamblers. Among these is self-exclusion (2 years or lifetime), which must be done in person.


The state of Michigan allows for online self-exclusion. The process is relatively straightforward - fill out the self-exclusion form, which is emailed to an agent that will review your information and add you to the state's self-exclusion database.

New Jersey

The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement allows gamblers to opt out through an online portal. The NJ self exclusion list will allow you to set a term, which must be completed prior to removing your name from the list.

New York

The New York self exclusion list is managed by the state's Gaming Commission. The self exclusion form must be notarized and returned by mail. The state has a minimum self exclusion period of 1 year, with the option to opt out for 3 years, 5 years, or lifetime. Additional help is available at 877-8-HOPENY or text HOPENY (467369) or by visiting


Through Time Out Ohio, gamblers are able to self exclude from betting in the state. This is a voluntary program that allows users to register online. The state also offers a number of problem gambling resources at


The PGCB offer online self exclusion through it's website. The online form allows the person registering to choose the duration of the exclusion. Visit for a complete list of resources available to anyone dealing with gambling addiction in PA.


While the Tennessee Sports Wagering Advisory Council offers a variety of tools to help fight gambling addiction, self-exclusion is currently only available through individual sportsbooks.


The VA Lottery offers a voluntary exclusion program that allows problem gamblers to opt out online. Through this program, users are able to self-exclude for 2 years, 5 years, or a lifetime.

West Virginia

West Virginia offers a state-managed self-exclusion directory. To join this list, you must submit a notarized form to the WV Lottery.


The Wyoming self-exclusion list allows problem gamblers to opt out of every licensed WY sportsbook. The form must be notarized and returned by mail or in person. Visit for more information.