“Where there’s a will, there’s a way,” said every sportsbook in existence, probably.
Nearly two months after Pennsylvania launched mobile sports betting, you can finally play at SugarHouse Sportsbook and Online Casino on Apple iPhones and iPads thanks to a workaround from the gaming provider.
After logging into SugarHouse via website browser from an iOS device, bettors in PA will be prompted to download the “GeoGuard Location Validator” app developed by GeoComply, a geolocation service company.
Once downloaded, users will need to allow the GeoGuard to verify that they’re located inside PA state lines. After the verification is finished, users should be able to wager on sports at the SugarHouse website.
Currently, this workaround is only compatible with SugarHouse while other online sports betting services in PA, such as the BetRivers or Parx sports betting app, have been left out in the cold for now.
Even with the SugarHouse solution, bettors in PA are still without a dedicated mobile sportsbook app on iOS devices despite the state having legalized online and mobile sports betting.
SugarHouse and the other online sportsbooks in Pennsylvania ran into the Apple tree this summer when they attempted to launch mobile betting platforms for the App Store on iOS devices.
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