New York mobile sports betting launch clears the final regulatory jump

New York’s final mobile sports betting rules went into effect on Wednesday, bringing the sportsbook app’s launch closer to reality.

But that launch date, if known, has not been made public.

A New York State Gaming Commission spokesman told WKBW’s Jeff Russo that the launch date “depends on the licensee getting things sorted out,” according to a November 8 tweet by Russo. “Licensee” refers to each nine mobile sports betting operators licensed by the New York State Gaming Commission on that date.

It was a somewhat ambiguous response, as there have been delays without a state-mandated timeline. The state’s bidding process to license the operators has taken five months, with additional time needed to apply the final state rules. The final rules go into effect on Wednesday after Published on the official New York State Register.

Are not sports book app was allowed to launch in New York until the final rules were announced.

Mobile operators are currently working on placing and testing mobile betting servers that will handle bets from four suburban commercial casinos.

Likely to premiere before, or possibly before, the Super Bowl in 2022

Getting mobile servers up and running at four up-and-coming casinos was on the mind of New York Senate Gaming Committee Chairman Joe Addabbo before the NYSGC awarded the sports betting license. long-awaited mobile earlier this month.

Addabbo then said that any mobile betting server outages would negatively impact the potential $1 billion. New York Mobile Betting Market.

“You can choose all the providers and operators you want, but if you don’t have a server that accepts mobile bets and places them at licensed casinos, and also performs contracts there and the programming of these servers, everything else is meaningless,” Addabbo told Gaming Today. “I continue to stress to (NYSGC) that I appreciate their punctuality, but note that servers are just as important as game vendors and operators.”

The senator also told Toda playing gamesy, he hopes the mobile betting servers in New York will be online by 2022 Super Bowl. New York mobile sports betting launch clears the final regulatory jump

John Verrall

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