Some rumors circulating right now hint that sports betting in New York could be close to getting legalized.
— *Walter Bloomberg (@DeItaone) December 9, 2020
Another user on Twitter says, “Strength attributed to circulation of earlier report about New York state assembly members discussing possible commitment to legalize sports betting in the state (DraftKings)”
On December 3, Yankees president Randy Levine pens op-ed urging New York lawmakers to approve mobile sports betting ASAP to help the restaurant and hospitality industry generate revenues.
“The City needs the State’s help to push for and pass laws that other states are already using to pay for budget shortfalls. These include Mobile Sports Betting and, possibly, Marijuana use laws,” Levine opined.