Is It Legal To Bet In New York?

    Is It Legal To Bet In New York?

    YES! New York does allow bettors to engage in in-person sports betting. However, online sports betting in the State has not yet been legalized.

    What New York Betting Rules Do I Need To Know?

    You must be 21 years old or older in order to bet on Sports in New York.

    You do not have to be a resident of New York to place a legal sports bet, but you must be within State lines to create a betting account and place a bet with an operator licensed in New York.

    In-person betting is permitted for professional sports and college sports, but there is a restriction on college sports. Betting on college games involving in-State teams (for example, Syracuse) is prohibited,

    As with all States, there is a ban on betting on High School sports.

    Where Can I Bet On Sports In New York?

    New York has granted several casinos a license to offer in-person sports betting at their facility. The following venues currently offer sports betting on site:

    • Rivers Casino Schenectady
    • Tioga Downs
    • del Lago Casino
    • Resorts World Catskills
    • Turning Stone Casino
    • Point Place Casino
    • Yellow Brick Road Casino
    • Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino
    • Seneca Allegany Casino
    • Seneca Niagara Casino
    • Akwesasne Mohawk Casino

    Can I Bet On Sports Online In New York?

    No. At this time online sports betting has not been legalized in New York.

    Which Online Sportsbooks Can I Bet With In New York?

    Online sports betting remains illegal in New York but several operators do have a presence in the State due to deals with casinos. The following operators have a retail presence in New York at this time:

    • Rivers Sportsbook (Rivers Casino Schenectady)
    • FanDuel (Tioga Downs)
    • DraftKings (del Lago Casino)
    • Sportsbook 360 (Resorts World Catskills)
    • Caesars Entertainment (Turning Stone Casino, Point Place Casino, Yellow Brick Road Casino)
    • Kambi (Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino, Seneca Allegany Casino, Seneca Niagara Casino)
    • Sticks Sports Book (Akwesasne Mohawk Casino)

    Which Sports Betting Apps Are Available In New York?

    Online sports betting remains banned in New York so there are no legal apps you can use to bet on sports within State bounds.

    What Are The Best Online Casinos In New York?

    Online casino gambling has not yet been legalized in New York.

    New York Betting FAQs

    Can I bet legally in New York?

    Yes. Check out this page for full details.

    How old do I have to be to bet in New York?

    You must be 21 or older.

    Is online sports betting available in New York?

    No. Online sports betting has not been legalized in New York at this time.

    What can I do if I feel I have a betting addiction?

    Contact your local Problem Gambling Resource Center to receive support, information and/or be connected with a problem gambling provider in your community. You can call the free, confidential NYS HOPELINE - 1-877-8-HOPENY or text HOPENY (467369) for help, and referrals to treatment.

    Can I bet legally in other States?

    Check out our State-by-State guide to betting in the United States of America by clicking on the link.

    Where can I learn more about New York betting laws?

    The New York State Gaming Commission regulates betting in the State. For more information visit the New York State Gaming Commission’s official website.