New York Sports Betting: NY Sportsbook Sites, Apps & Promos
As of 2020, sports betting is permitted at multiple commercial and tribal casinos in New York, but online sports betting isn’t yet approved in the state. For many, New Jersey is a viable option in the meantime. Visit our New Jersey betting page to check your options.
Best NY Online Sports Betting Sites
We will list all the best online sportsbooks here once they become available.
Read on for the latest news and gambling offering in New York.
New York (NY) Sports Betting Laws and Background
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Is online sports betting legal in New York?
No. While sports betting at commercial and tribal casinos was legalized in 2019, online sports betting isn’t legal yet. There have been attempts by the state legislature to legalize online sports betting, but Governor Andrew Cuomo has contended that a constitutional amendment would be required.
What are the eligibility requirements to bet in New York?
Anyone 21 years of age or older can place a sports bet in the state of New York. Bettors must register an account at a sportsbook but do not need to be a current resident of the state.
What types of sports bets are available in New York?
Sports bets offered by sportsbooks in New York include spread, over/under, money line, futures, player props, in-play, parlays, teasers, and pleasers.
Sports offered by sportsbooks in New York include but are not limited to NBA, college basketball, NFL, college football, CFL, MLB, NHL, MMA, PGA, tennis, boxing, soccer, cricket, cycling, darts, rugby, motorsports, and esports. However, bettors can’t wager on college teams located in New York.
Are offshore sportsbooks legal in New York?
No. Online and mobile sports betting isn’t legal in New York or offshore.
Possible Future New York (NY) Online Sports Betting Apps
Online sports betting isn’t currently legal in New York, though several companies are well-positioned to launch if and when it does become available. The following list is just some of the mobile apps that could become available in New York in the future.
DraftKings Sportsbook began as a daily fantasy sports operator and has since launched retail and mobile sports betting. The casino currently operates the sportsbook at the Del Lago Resort & Casino in New York.
FanDuel Sportsbook is owned by Irish bookmaker Paddy Power Betfair and became an official daily fantasy sports and sports betting partner of the National Hockey League in 2018. FanDuel has opened a sportsbook at Tioga Downs.
Formerly known as BetStars NY, the sportsbook was rebranded as FOXBet after FOX’s partial acquisition of the company. The sportsbook currently operates in New York at Akwesasne Mohawk Casino Resort.
Caesars Sportsbook is run by Caesars Entertainment and runs sportsbooks at Point Place Casino, Turning Stone Resort & Casino, and Yellow Brick Road Casino.
William Hill Sportsbook
William Hill is a bookmaker based in London, England with 16,000 employees, as of 2019.
SugarHouse Sportsbook is owned by Rush Street Gaming and currently operates a retail sportsbook at Rivers Casino in Schenectady.
Bet365 has partnered with Resorts World Catskills in Monticello and offers online sports betting in several other states.
Retail Sportsbooks in New York (NY)
Del Lago Resort and Casino
Located in Waterloo, Del Lago opened in 2017 and is owned by Peninsula Pacific. The casino includes nine restaurants, a 2,400 seat entertainment venue, and nearly 2,000 slot machines. The casino’s sportsbook is run by DraftKings.
Resorts World Catskills
Resorts World opened in the Catskills in 2018 with a 65,000 square foot gaming space. The casino is owned by Empire Resorts and has over 2,150 slot machines and an 18-story hotel tower. The sportsbook has partnered with betting company Bet365.
Rivers Schenectady opened in 2017 with over 1,100 slot machines in the 50,000 square foot gaming space. The casino also has 163 hotel rooms, as well as a Rivers Sportsbook.
Located in Nichols, Tioga Downs is a standardbred racetrack that opened in 2006. The hotel and casino also features 160 hotel rooms and nearly 1,000 slot machines. The sportsbook is powered by FanDuel.
Akwesasne Mohawk Casino Resort
Located in Hogansburg, Akwesasne Mohawk Casino Resort is located on the Akwesasne Mohawk reservation and opened in 1999. The casino has since been renovated and has more than 1,800 slot machines in its 140,000 square feet of space. The casino’s sportsbook is associated with FOXBet.
Point Place Casino
Point Place Casino is located in Bridgeport and opened in 2018 with 500 gaming machines and 6,500 square feet of casino space. Located 15 miles from Syracuse, the casino also features a Caesars Sportsbook.
Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino
Located in Salamanca near Allegany State Park, Seneca Allegany Resort and Casino is owned by the Seneca Nation of Indians and has over 68,000 square feet of gaming space. The casino also features the Sports Lounge sportsbook.
Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino
Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino opened in 2007 and has 67,000 square feet of gaming space. The permanent casino opened in 2013 and now has a Sports Lounge sportsbook.
Seneca Niagara Casino
Seneca Niagara Casino opened in 2002 and has 147,000 of gaming space and 594 hotel rooms. The facility also includes a theater, restaurants, and shopping, as well as a Sports Lounge sportsbook.
Turning Stone Resort & Casino
Open since 1993, Turning Stone is located in Verona and has 125,000 square feet of gaming space along with a golf course, 5,000-seat arena, and 709 rooms in four hotels. The casino is owned by the Oneida Indian Nation and now has a Caesars Sportsbook.
Yellow Brick Road Casino
Located in Chittenango, Yellow Brick Road Casino opened in 2015 and was renovated in 2019. The casino has 60,000 square feet of gaming space and a Caesars Sportsbook.
Other New York Casinos and Racinos
Aqueduct Racetrack is a Thoroughbred racetrack located in Queens, originally opening in 1894. In 2011, Aqueduct opened Resorts World New York City, the first casino in the five boroughs of New York city with a massive 330,000 square feet of gaming space.
Batavia Downs Gaming
Batavia Downs features live harness racing, while the casino has over 800 gaming machines. The facility also features five restaurants and a hotel.
Belmont Park Racetrack
Open since 1905, Belmont Park in Elmont east of New York City is known for hosting the Belmont Stakes, the final leg of the Triple Crown.
Empire City Casino at Yonkers Raceway
Empire City Casino is part of MGM Resorts and has 5,300 slot machines. The race track features harness racing.
Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack
Located in Farmington, Finger Lakes opened in 1962 and is now owned by Delaware North. The casino was added in 2004 and has over 1,100 gaming machines.
Hamburg Gaming is located at the Hamburg Fairgrounds and has 55,000 square feet of gaming space and 900 machine games.
Jake’s 58 Hotel & Casino
Located on Long Island, Jake’s 58 is owned by Delaware North and features a hotel, multiple restaurants, and slots and electronic table game.s
Lakeside Entertainment in Seneca Falls is owned by the Cayuga Nation and has 86 Class II video gaming machines.
Monticello Raceway is a harness racetrack and casino owned by Empire Resorts. The racetrack opened in 1958.
Saratoga Casino and Raceway
Saratoga Casino in Saratoga Springs features harness track racing, 1,700 slot machines, and a 117-room hotel.
Seneca Gaming & Entertainment Irving
Seneca Gaming & Entertainment Irving features 650 casino games, as well as a bingo hall and poker room.
Seneca Oil Spring Casino
Located in Cattaraugus County, Seneca Oil Spring has over 110 video gaming machines in its 4,500 square feet of gaming space. The casino opened in 2014.
Vernon Downs Casino Hotel Racetrack
Vernon Downs opened in 1953 and now features harness racing. The casino has 34,500 square feet of gaming space and over 700 gaming machines.
Other New York (NY) Gaming Options
New York legalized casino gambling in 1976, allowing casinos in Atlantic City. The state takes a 15% cut of online gambling revenue.
Horse racing and horse race betting is legal in New York. Racetracks in the state include the famous Belmont Park, Saratoga Race Course, Tioga Downs, Monticello Raceway, Finger Lakes, Batavia Downs, Buffalo Raceway, Yonkers Raceway, and Vernon Downs.
New York Lottery
The New York Lottery is available within the state of New York to those participants who are 18 years or older. Read more about the games available at NYLottery.NY.gov.
New York Fantasy Sports
Fantasy sports was ruled legal in 2016 when Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a law that it didn’t constitute gambling. However, the New York State appeals court rules the law unconstitutional in 2020. For now, fantasy sports operators continue to offer games in the state.