New York Online Casinos

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Since New York sports betting became legal on Jan. 8, 2022, it has been the largest betting market in the U.S. What the Empire State does lack, however, are legal online casinos — for now.

New York is expected to join the online casino market at some point in 2023, after state lawmakers introduced a new online casino gaming bill (S8412) on Thursday, Feb. 25. 

Additionally, NY is expected to offer online casinos for their existing nine sportsbooks, with the likely addition of more online casino brands which makes it easier for you to find the site that’s right for you.

NY Online Casino Quick Facts:

  • Date legalized: TBD
  • Launch date: Late 2022, early 2023
  • Regulated by: New York State Gaming Commission (NYSGC)
  • Must 21+ and within state lines to place bets

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NY Online Casino Updates and History

Recent NY Online Casino News

  • February 25, 2022 — State lawmakers introduced an iGaming bill back in February 2022 and no resolution was settled. Online casino legalization is expected to be revisited in late 2022 or early 2023.

A Look at NY Online Gambling History

2022

NY lawmakers finally had a conversation started on online casino gaming (casino gaming bill S8412) during their early 2022 legislative session.

For more context, Gov. Addabbo’s bill would tax gross revenue from iGaming at 25%, with a one-time $2 million fee for operators. A bill summary projects that New York could yield $475 million annually in tax revenue on top of $150 million in licensing fees.

2013

Upstate NY Economic Development Gaming Act is introduced to gain a voter's perspective on the benefit of legalizing casinos.

Casino gaming is also officially legalized after allowing several casinos to operate throughout the state.

2011

Resorts World Casino opens, becoming the first and only casino to operate in New York City.

2001

Native American casinos are legalized after 9/11 and VLTs are installed in casinos. This move was the origin of racinos,

Although there is currently one retail casino (Resorts World) in New York City, there are several retail locations throughout the state.

Here is a list of NY casinos along with their land-based partners:

DraftKings (DraftKings Del Lago Resort) Del Lago Resort

 Waterloo, NY

 

FanDuel & Betfair 

Tioga Downs Casino

 

Nichols, NY 

BetRivers (Kambi)

Rivers Casino & Resort

Schenectady, NY 

Caesars

Turning Stone Resort & Casino

Verona, NY

 

Caesars

Yellow Brick Road Casino

 

Chittenango, NY

 

Caesars Point Place Casino

 

Bridgeport, NY

 

bet365 Resorts World Catskills Monticello, NY
TBD

Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino

Salamanca, NY
TBD Resorts World Casino  New York City, NY
TBD Jake's 58 Hotel & Casino Islandia, NY

 Activating an Online Casino Account in New York

When the Empire State legalizes online casinos, signing up for an account will be simple. Note that online casinos are required by law to verify users’ identities to prevent money laundering and other illegal activities. Most online casinos will usually ask for standard personal information, as required by state regulators:

  • Full name
  • Address
  • Email address
  • Date of birth
  • Social security number
  • Potentially other questions to verify your identity

What to Expect from New York Bonus Codes 

There’s nothing better for players than some bonus cash just for signing up, and online casinos know this. This is why they offer enticing welcome bonuses for bettors to give their platform a shot. Players only get one chance at claiming a new user bonus at each casino, so make it count. 

You’ll commonly see no-deposit bonuses in the $10-25 range, with a few higher ones mixed in. First deposit match bonuses are also fairly standard, usually 100% up to a specific limit. Finally, several but not all casinos will promote risk-free bets, so it’s worth looking into if that is an enticing option for you.

As a note, players cannot cash out bonuses immediately as every casino will include a wagering or withdrawal requirement to prevent players from abusing these bonuses.

Expect there to be a flurry of exciting online casino promos when it becomes legalized in the Empire State.

Supported Playing Experiences on Web and Mobile

New York is expected to offer online casino players nearly every single option to play. Typically, a brand’s web experience and app tend to offer similar experiences. These experiences can vary by state.

Here are details on supported tech systems:

  • Mobile: Android, iOS
  • Web: PC, Mac
  • Browsers: Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari for Mac

Responsible Gambling in New York

Like any state with gambling opportunities, New York is required to provide some resources to address problem gambling in the state. While online gaming can be fun and exciting, it's also important to game responsibly and within your means.

Here are two in-state resources for problem gambling in NY:

  • Text: HOPENY (467369)
  • Telephone: 1-877-8-HOPENY