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NY Sports Betting in 2023: Our Sports Books, Bonus Offers, and Comparisons

Welcome to the era of legal New York Sports Betting! Find the latest news on sports betting in NY, sportsbook comparisons, bonus offers, FAQspromos,milestone moments for sports betting in the empire state, and the most popular sportsbooks in new york.

Latest Gaming News and Developments - 2022, 2023

  • 06/01/2023 - The NBA Finals Championship Series is set to begin tonight between the Denver Nuggets & Miami Heat.  The Heat can make history as the first 8th seed to ever win the NBA finals.
  • 06/01/2023 - The NHL Championship Series is set to begin on Saturday between the Florida Panthers and Las Vegas Golden Knights, with tboth teams seeking their first NHL Championship.
  • 05/01/2023 - With 47.4% of the handle to win the NHL championship, the Boston Bruins have been eliminated in the first round of playoffs.
  • 04/10/2023 - The final week of the professional hockey season begins today with the Boston Bruins the odds on favorite to win the championship (+280 via Caesars Sportsbook)
  • 01/09/2023 - The professional football regular season came its conclussion, yesterday.  The most bet games of the day were Browns-Steelers, Ravens-Bengals, and Lions-Packers.
  • 11/03/2022 - With professional football back in action, New York state is ranking #1 for running sports betting handles YTD, trailed by New Jersey and Illinois.
  • 09/08/2022 - Pro Football is back with the Buffalo Bills at the Los Angeles Rams. With football season now underway, the sportsbook is ready to take your bets in a variety of ways to bet on football games, from simply picking a winner to more complex wagers like point spreads, parlays, and prop bets.
  • 02/01/2022 - New York state achieves the 'triple crown' by having the highest national monthly handle, gross gaming revenue, and state tax receipts after its first month with mobile betting.
  • 01/08/2022 - New York's legal mobile sportsbooks first launch with the original four going live: Caesars SportsBook, FanDuel, DraftKings, and BetRivers.

NY mobile sports betting meets the best sports book lounges in New York

Oneida Indian Nation's partnership with Caesars Sportsbook offers one-stop shopping for all things sports betting in the Empire State. Online sports betting is available on the Caesars Sportsbook app for in-home and mobile betting, but anyone who has been around the block enough times in sports betting knows that the thrill of the game day live at a sports book can't be recreated from home.

Gone are the days when it meant a flight to Vegas to get in on the thrill of live sports betting action. Today, Central New York is home to three of the best sports book lounges in New York. And with your picks in your pocket ready to play, it's showtime. Here's where to play them.

The Lounge with Caesar Sportsbook: onsite sports betting in Central NY

The Lounge with Caesar Sportsbooks brings quite a lot to the table in its venues: full-service bars, VIP areas with dedicated TV screens, ultra-comfortable seating, HD LED terminals, and state-of-the-art odds boards and ticket windows staffed with attendants to help you place your wager. And it's brought it all to Central New York.

Turning Stone's Sports Book in Verona, NY: The Lounge with Caesars Sportsbook

  • At Turning Stone Resort Casino in Verona, NY, The Lounge with Caesars Sportsbook takes center stage just inside this highly awarded resort's main entrance. Not to be missed (because frankly, you can't) is a 500-square-foot curved LED screen with a sharpness to rival Times Square, visible from three sides. Another 16 65- and 85-inch LED TVs fill the sports book, immersing fans in the game like nowhere else except the game itself.

Point Place Casino's Sports Book in Bridgeport, NY: The Lounge with Caesars Sportsbook

  • Closer to Syracuse in Bridgeport, you'll also find a second sports book at Point Place Casino. A wall of sports welcomes fans with a 24-foot high-definition LED screen and another 30 65- to 85-inch screens throughout the lounge area.

YBR Casino & Sports Book in Chittenango, NY: The Lounge with Caesars Sportsbook

  • Not to be outdone, enter YBR Casino & Sports Book in Chittenango. Huddle up sports fans, let's take a closer look at this one. Because in addition to its wicked cool fan caves, it answers one of the questions we hear most; what's the biggest sportsbook in New York State? With its seven fan caves and a 32-foot video wall that makes you feel like you're on the field, YBR Casino has the largest sportsbook in New York.

Whichever of our three sports books you decide to check out for game day - Turning Stone, YBR Casino & Sports Book or Point Place - get there early and get fired up. Or go big and reserve Turning Stone's VIP section (

NY Sports Betting Bills & Key Moments

  • 2022 - Online sports betting is officially launched on January 8, 2022 giving New Yorkers access to mobile sportsbooks
  • 2021 -New York State legislators approve the state budget bill that would allow online and mobile wagering on sports in NYS.
  • 2019 - The first retail sportsbooks begin accepting in-person bets in NY on July 16, 2019.
  • 2018 - Supreme Court overturns nationwide sports betting ban, opening the door for legal in-person wagering at casino sports books operating in the Empire State.
  • 2013 - Sports betting gets legalized at the state level in New York after voters approved New York Casino Gambling Amendment, Proposal 1.

New York Sports Book Promos and Bonuses - February 2023

Bookmakers are offering a variety of sign-up bonuses and promos to attract New York customers. Promotions can take many different forms, but they all aim to provide an incentive for customers to bet on a particular event or team or sign up for their platform. You may see these common types of offers:

  • No deposit: a no-deposit bonus is a particularly good deal, as it gives users the chance to try out a sportsbook without putting any of their own money at risk. Many sportsbooks offer no-deposit bonuses in the form of free bets for new user registrations.
  • Deposit: with a deposit match bonus, the sportsbook will match a certain percentage of a users deposit, up to a maximum amount. These bonus funds can then be used to bet on sports. Just be sure to read the fine print, as there may be wagering requirements or other restrictions in place.
  • Insurance: cashback or insurance bonuses are a form of risk protection for bettors. If a bettor places a bet and lose, an insurance promotion would provide them with a refund of their stakes in the form of bonus funds to place additional bets.
  • Odds Boost: odds boost bonuses are a type of sportsbook promotion that allows bettors to place a wager at increased odds. For example, if the Buffalo Bills are listed at +100 to win their next game, an odds boost bonus might increase that odds to +150.

Bookmakers are always coming up with new promotions, so it’s important for customers to stay up-to-date in order to take advantage of them. The following is a list of some of the latest casino promos available in New York:

Popularity of mobile sports book operators based on Google Search levels from users in New York State. Caesars Sportsbook is the most popular mobile sports book in New York in 2022, followed by FanDuel, DraftKings, and WynnBet. 


The state's online sportsbook market went live with four approved operators for legal sports wagering on January 08, 2022, and has since expanded to 9 online sportsbooks. The road to legal mobile sports betting began nearly ten years earlier after voters voted to legalize sports betting at the state level in 2013.

What's the largest sports book in New York?

  • You might think bragging rights to this answer belong to Turning Stone Resort Casino, but YBR Casino & Sports Book in Chittenango has a firm grip on the trophy for NY's largest sports book. A 32-foot video wall makes you feel like you're nearly on the field. (Any closer and you'd have to suit up.) Another 30 big-screen HD LEDs light up the action on game day. With dozens of stadium recliners, high-tops and space for 200+ fans, you'll feel like you're in a VIP suite. But the coolest feature here are the seven fan caves guests can reserve for specific game-day events. These seven wonders of New York's sports book world are THE place to be, letting you and your friends control the TV, order some cold ones, feast on some great food and elevate your game day experience to a prime-tome production.

What sports can I bet on in NY besides football?

  • You can bet on nearly any sporting event in NY, with sportsbooks offering betting opportunities for over 100 different sports and leagues. The big screens at our sports book lounges are meant to bring you all kinds of big games, fight nights, and championship events. In fact, our year-round sports books have multi-sport screens so you never miss a minute of the action.

What can't I bet on in New York?

  • One exception to the broad wagering options in NY is you cannot wager on in-state college sports. While betting on in-state college sports is banned in NY, you can still wager on out-of-state schools or tournaments taking place in NYS if no schools from NY are competing. If you're one of the many Central New Yorkers who has been asking --

Can you bet on Syracuse basketball in New York?

  • No, you cannot wager on in-state collegiate sports in NY, including Syracuse Orange Basketball.

Turn Game Day into a Sports Betting Weekend Getaway in NY

Now that you have some sports books to explore, how does this sound for a weekend playbook? Draft some friends and head to Turning Stone Resort Casino for a weekend of wagers. Go big and reserve Turning Stone's VIP section for you and your crew, email:

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