The state of mobile sports betting in the state of New York may be moving closer to implementation, even as the deadline for the state’s fiscal-year budget passed.
The impact of legalizing online sports wagering in New York is seen as perhaps the biggest development for the emerging U.S. sports betting industry since the Supreme Court’s landmark decision in May 2018 to overturn the federal ban on single-event wagering.
New York political leaders continued to discuss options, and a solution had gained considerable momentum on Thursday afternoon, according to Sports Handle.
The signs of hope were seen and heard into Friday as reports began to circulate that cooperation was underway.
The sticking point between Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s office and some in the New York Legislature centered on the sportsbook operators.
Sen. Joseph Addabbo Jr., the chair of the New York Senate Racing, Gaming, and Wagering Committee, and Assemblyman J. Gary Pretlow were backing a drive for a more competitive model with multiple skins, similar to that operation in New Jersey.
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