Players in the Empire State have been able to place wagers on sporting events at land based casinos, but New York online sports betting has so far remained elusive despite repeated attempts to regulate it.
However, Governor Andrew Cuomo recently indicated that he is open to legalizing mobile sports wagers in his state. He mentioned the topic while discussing the state’s financial $17 billion deficit, caused in part by the Coronavirus pandemic.
New Jersey has emerged as the leader in sports betting with a handle of over $930 million just in November. If the activity were regulated in New York they would immediately become the largest state to do so. As of now, the largest is Pennsylvania.
You can read more about the possibility of New York online sports betting at Yogo Net.