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All operators mentioned above have NY betting promo codes and offers that bring the best deals when customers open new NY sportsbook accounts.
Here are the latest developments in New York gambling news. As New York sports betting issues and legislation emerge, our gambling industry reporters have you covered.
New York has its full 2023 complement of nine sportsbook operators up and running, all with NY betting apps. New York bettors can't play casino games yet online, but sports events are attracting wagers now. Additional operators are being considered by the State of New York.
In addition to online betting, New York allows in-person betting at four land-based commercial casinos and several tribal casinos. As the state’s gambling footprint expands, EmpireStakes.com provides the latest New York-specific gambling news, as well as reviews of top online gambling operators and its best NY sportsbook promo codes to help bettors select safe and legal places to wager.
Since going live in 2022, New York has become the top legal US market for betting on professional and college sports.
What will New York gambling look like this year and next? What other state venues might become gambling retail outlets? When will online casinos become legal to New York players. Those are important questions, and EmpireStakes.com will monitor and report on the latest developments. We also provide helpful resources such as licensing information, rules changes and revenue figures from the New York State Gaming Commission, along with news from the state’s commercial and tribal casinos and racinos.
A look at the legal forms of gambling in New York and when they were launched.
Key points of New York casino and gambling laws:
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Part of the mission at EmpireStakes.com is to be a resource for gambling education and provide support information to New York bettors who may have a gambling problem. We provide contacts for support groups such as the National Problem Gambling Helpline (1-800-522-4700) and the New York National Council on Problem Gambling, as well as links for ways to help prevent gambling addiction, such as setting deposit and wagering limits and how to self-exclude from wagering for any period of time. The state has responsible gambling programs as well.
Yes, it is legal to gamble on sports online in New York. Online casino games and online poker are currently not legal. On this site's pages, we highlight the best online sports gambling sites in New York that we trust and provide verified promo codes and bonuses. Note: You cannot bet on colleges based in New York.
The nine online gambling sites in NY are Caesars Sportsbook NY, BetMGM NY, DraftKings NY, FanDuel NY, WynnBET NY, PointsBet NY, BetRivers NY, BallyBet NY and Resorts World Bet. These brands all offer a sports gambling platform online and a downloadable app for both Apple and/or Android devices.
21 is the minimum legal age to gamble on sports in New York. Some of the state's tribal casinos will take bets from 18 year olds, but that is the exception and not the rule. Check your local tribal casino for their minimum age requirements.
Offshore online gambling sites are unregulated and risky. Withdrawals can be problematic because U.S. financial institutions cannot knowingly enter into transactions with them. Offshore sites may abruptly shut down, resulting in loss of funds with no recourse for account holders.
If you are in NY, you do not need to be a New York resident – tourists and visitors to New York state can bet online while they are here. Operators use geolocation software to confirm your location. Additionally, New Yorkers can place bets in any state that has approved it.
You can practically bet on most pro and college sports and several international sports. The only restriction is not being able to bet on college games involving New York-based schools within state lines. Many drive to New Jersey to make those kinds of bets.
Yes. New York is home to nearly a dozen thoroughbred and harness racing tracks across the state, many off-track betting locations, and allows online wagering through platforms such as New York Racing Association-owned NYRA Bets. Horse racing is not geographically restricted.
Lou Monaco had been East Coast Scene columnist for Gaming Today in Las Vegas since June 2019, covering the East Coast sportsbook scene with emphasis on NJ and PA. He also currently is a part-time writer for the high school sports department for NJ Advanced Media (NJ.com) in Iselin, NJ. Lou has over 30 years sports experience with previous stints at ESPN SportsTicker, Daily Racing Form and Oddschecker.
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