The New York legislature may be dragging its feet on sports betting, but Tioga Downs and Betfair US are getting their wagering ducks in a row.
New York Yankees legends Joe Girardi and Joe Torre both stumped for an integrity fee on behalf of the MLB in front of NY lawmakers in Albany.
MGM tried and failed to get into the NY casino industry before, but it secured its space in the market with the recent purchase of Empire City Casino for $850 million.
New York casinos are desperate to start offering sports betting, but state lawmakers are dragging their feet against a ticking clock.
Thanks to the recent Supreme Court ruling overturning the federal ban on sports betting, it is now technically legal to wager in New York. Here is what the state needs to do to make sports betting happen.
With sports betting now on the table in New York, Rivers Casino Schenectady is already ahead of the curve with its new off-track betting lounge.
After decades of service and tireless effort to expand gambling in New York State, Senator John Bonacic announced he will retire at the end of his term.
With the clock ticking to pass a framework for sports betting in New York, the possibility online poker gets tacked on to a sports betting bill seems possible.
Assemblyman Clyde Vanel may be relatively new in Albany, but he is committed to helping regulated online poker become law in New York in 2018.