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Is sports betting legal in New York?

Yes. Sports betting is legal in New York. New York was one of the first states to legalize sports betting once the PASPA ruling passed the Senate in 2018 and wagering officially opened at sportsbooks July 2019. Legal online sportsbooks we launched in January of 2022.

The top legal sportsbooks in New York are:

  • BetMGM Sportsbook
  • Caesars Sportsbook
  • DraftKings Sportsbook
  • FanDuel Sportsbook
  • WynnBET Sportsbook
  • PointsBet Sportsbook
  • BetRivers Sportsbook

Physical Sportsbooks

Akwesasne Mohawk Casino, Hogansburg

Opened in early 2020, the Sticks Sports Book and Grill has a high-definition 9' x 13' video wall with an additional 18 TVs, odds boards and seating areas. It also has a full-service bar and beer tap which includes drafts from in-house Maple Brewing.

Monday - Thursday: 11 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Friday: 11 a.m. - 12 a.m.
Saturday - Sunday: 10 a.m. - 12 a.m.

del Lago Casino, Waterloo

The DraftKings Sportsbook is 6,000-plus square feet of action that includes 23 betting kiosks (available 24/7), four betting windows, 1,000 square feet of LED video screens and more than 30 beers on tap.

Sunday - Saturday: 10 a.m. - 1 a.m.

Point Place Casino, Bridgeport

Partnered with Caesars Entertainment, the Lounge at Point Place has a 24-foot high-resolution video wall in addition to 30 LED screens, award-winning food, beer and craft cocktails.

Monday - Thursday: 10 a.m. - 1 a.m.
Friday - Sunday: 9 a.m. - 1 a.m.

Resorts World Catskills, Monticello

Sportsbook 360 features a 6,000-square-foot area with a 360-degree center bar. There is seating for over 100 people and 14 betting kiosks (24/7) in addition to a betting counter. 

Monday - Tuesday: 5:30 p.m. - 1:30 a.m.
Wednesday - Sunday: 10 a.m. - 1:30 a.m.

Rivers Casino, Schenectady

Rivers Sportsbook occupies just over 5,000 square feet which includes VIP chairs and table seating that can accommodate 80-plus people. Its 53' x 9' video wall highlights the space with 22 additional TV monitors. In addition to six betting windows, they have 14 betting kiosks which are open 24/7.

Monday - Thursday: 10 a.m. - 12 a.m.
Friday: 10 a.m. - 1 a.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. - 1 a.m.
Sunday: 9 a.m. - 12 a.m.

Tioga Downs, Nichols

The FanDuel Sportsbook is a 2,600-square-foot sports betting retail location that features eight betting windows, 27 video displays and three sports tickers with seating for more than 50 customers.

Monday - Thursday: 11 a.m. - 11 p.m.
Friday: 11 a.m. - 12 a.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. - 12 a.m.
Sunday: 9 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.

Turning Stone Casino, Verona

Another sportsbook partnered with Caesars Entertainment, the Lounge at Turning Stone is highlighted by a massive 500-square-foot curved LED screen which is visible from three sides. They also have luxury seating and a VIP section that comes with dedicated screens, along with award-winning food, beer and craft cocktails.

Monday - Thursday: 10 a.m. - 1 a.m.
Friday - Sunday: 9 a.m. - 1 a.m.

Yellow Brick Road Casino, Chittenango

Combined with Caesars Entertainment, the Lounge at Yellow Brick Road boasts the largest sportsbook in New York. The area holds 200-plus fans featuring a massive 32-foot video wall and more than 30 large-screen TVs, along with a full sports bar and slots.

Monday - Thursday: 10 a.m. - 1 a.m.
Friday - Sunday: 9 a.m. - 1 a.m.

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