New York welcomes Legal Sports Gambling

A legalized sports betting has arrived in New York. ‘Rivers Casino & Resort’ in Schenectady and ‘Tioga Downs Casino Resort’ in Pennsylvania are the two casinos in New York that have already started offering gamblers the chance to bet on athletic events in addition to games of chance. On Friday evening ‘FanDuel Sportsbook’ was launched in Tioga Downs Casino Resort.

Here is some good news for all those who are illegally gambling with a bookie. Now you can spend time indoors with big TV screens and gamble officially.

New York took advantage of the U.S. Supreme Court’s 2018 decision and is ought to be the 10th state to offer legal sports gambling. The decision was to strike down a federal law that essentially banned wagers outside of Nevada. Now doors are opened for sportsbooks at four commercial casinos and seven Indian casinos in New York.

Resorts World Catskills casino in Monticello and Del Lago Resort & Casino in Waterloo are the next two commercial casinos in line to offer sports gambling in the immediate future in New York.

Unfortunately there is no green signal for online sports gambling and it still remains illegal in New York as of date. Therefore the wagers must be made in person. This seems to be very inconvenient mainly because of the rural locations of the sportsbooks and legal and illicit alternatives.

At the same time online sports gambling, like on sbobet, is legal in New Jersey. Not only this, Sportsbooks and online sports gambling are also legal in Canada. Nevertheless New York State Sen. Joseph Addabbo has introduced a bill to the assembly to allow online sports gambling in New York. This bill was approved in the State Senate in June but the same is stalled in the Assembly and will not get cleared until the start of the new legislative year in January.

For all those who intend to do sports betting legally in the future should note that gamblers must be at least 21 years old. There are several options available to select from to gamble for in the upcoming games as well as the future sports. The gambling is not restricted only to winning or loosing of the match.

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