Get ready to place your sports bets in NY — online!!!
The NYS Gaming Commission announced that four licensed Mobile Sports Wagering Operators – Caesars Sportsbook, DraftKings, FanDuel, and Rush Street Interactive – have satisfied all statutory and regulatory requirements necessary to accept and process mobile sports wagering activity and have been approved to commence operations with launch effective no earlier than Saturday, January 8, 2022 at 9 a.m.
After that effective date, each licensee (Caesars Sportsbook, DraftKings, FanDuel, and Rush Street Interactive) will determine when to accept wagers, based upon its business capabilities and readiness.
The remaining five conditionally licensed Mobile Sports Wagering Operators continue to work towards satisfying statutory and regulatory requirements necessary to launch and will be approved on a rolling basis when requirements are met.
New York could be one of the biggest markets for sports betting in the country once it is open online.
Sports betting has only been legal via in person bets in New York at four upstate casinos — Resorts World in the Catskills, Rivers Casino in Schenectady, Del Lago at Waterloo and Tioga Downs in Nichols — as well as at Indian casinos in the state including Turning Stone, Akwesasne Mohawk Casino and Seneca Niagara, Seneca Buffalo Creek and Seneca Allegany.