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Place Your Bets: Mobile Sports Gambling Launches in NY

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Associated Press
Published on:
Jan/10/2022

NEW YORK — (AP) Mobile sports betting launched in New York on Saturday.

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The state’s gaming commission had announced on Thursday that four of the nine mobile sports wagering operators it selected in November were approved to accept bets starting Saturday. The announcement applied to Caesars Sportsbook, DraftKings, FanDuel, and Rush Street Interactive.

The New York State Gaming Commission said the other five were in the process of meeting statutory and regulatory requirements and would be approved when those were met. 

State elected officials approved mobile sports betting in April and have estimated it could bring in up to $500 million in tax revenue annually.

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