Mobile Betting Dead in New York — For Now
As expected, legislative leaders and Governor Andrew Cuomo (l.) declined to include sports wagering by phone and online in the new state budget, effectively killing it for the foreseeable future. It means the state’s casinos will soon be taking bets, but the massive New York City market won’t be playing.
Mobile sports betting is off the table in New York, at least for the foreseeable future, after it failed to make the cut in the new state budget that took effect April 1.
Mobile’s absence from the $175.5 billion spending plan was not unexpected after Gov. Andrew Cuomo repeatedly made clear his position that adopting it would require an amendment to the state Constitution