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How New York Sports Betting Compares
We graded New York on its sports betting bill and experience relative to other states.
Mobile Betting Options: F
There’s no online sports betting in New York. You can’t give it anything but an F.
Sign Up & Deposits: F
You can only bet in person, so there’s no online deposits or registrations. F.
Fair Pricing: B
DraftKings, Bet365, Rivers and FanDuel operate the in-person sportsbooks in New York, so you can expect fair odds if you venture to one.
Mobile offerings often turn out different than in-person ones, so we’ll wait to grade New York on this.
More than half the country hasn’t legalized betting of any kind yet, so it’s good that New York has some kind of sports betting operational.
New York's lack of sports betting has been good for New Jersey, too. FanDuel COO Kip Levin said more than 25% of the company’s bets in New Jersey are placed by New York residents. Many travel over the border and place bets, then head right back.
Modern sports bettors -- even the most casual ones -- have gotten used to betting from anywhere.
Smartphones have removed so much friction from the wagering process. Even in the early Internet days, you needed to be near a computer. Before that, you had to call to place your wagers.
Then when smartphones came around, it changed everything. New York hasn't caught onto that.
Cuomo opposes legal online sports betting, despite the fact that it could be worth hundreds of millions to his state. He's made it clear that he doesn't want to make up revenue shortfalls that way.
New York Sports Betting FAQ
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Sports Betting for NY Beginners
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Sports Betting Glossary
The sports betting lexicon is vast and sometimes confusing, especially to new bettors. Check out our sports betting glossary to get up to speed wit h every term you might need to know.
Sports Betting Mistakes to Avoid
Betting on your favorite teams in New York might seem like a no-brainer, but you need to be responsible if you're going to sustain in the sports betting world.
Here are nine mistakes to avoid.
New York Sports Betting Timeline
New York Teams to Bet on
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