New York is the top US city for legal sports betting, and it is operational. For those who wish to play online poker, table games, or slots in New York, however, circumstances are less bright.
Bills to legalize New York internet casinos did combine in early 2022, but it won’t happen this year. However, supporters hope to have New York’s online poker and casinos up for business by the end of the spring of 2023.
Latest Legal Gambling in New York
In New York, a variety of gambling activities are permitted. As follows:
- Commercial and tribal casinos
- Racinos are video lottery, racing, and simulcast terminals.
- Off-track gambling
- Betting on horses online
- Retail sports betting
- Sports wagering online
- Fantasy sports daily
Legal Gambling Age
In line with the new allowed gambling activities there’s still a legal age that is permitted to participate in such games. Depending on the event and the activity, either 21 or 18. To gamble at one of upstate New York’s commercial casinos, you must be at least 21 years old. However, players only need to be 18 to participate in lottery games, racinos, and tribal casinos. For retail sports betting, the house rules apply, but for internet sports betting, the age restriction is 21.