Online Poker in New York

The Empire State

Regulated Online Poker New York. Republican Senator John Bonacic recently introduced an online poker bill for New York. His proposal would only allow and regulate online poker. Although he doesn't expect the bill to pass this year, he wants lawmakers to start discussing the issue. He feels that regulated online poker is the only way to protect consumers, considering all the New York citizens gambling for millions of dollars on unregulated overseas gaming sites.

Online Poker Status
    Regulated online poker is under consideration in this state
Population 21 or older 13.8 Million
Proportion of total US population 6.40%
Live Poker Yes
Estimated year for online regulation 2017
Probability - Interstate agreement 30%

Top Poker News & Articles for New York

Enter Legal New York Poker, Exit the Underground Scene

New York City has one of the most-famous underground poker scenes in the world. And this is largely thanks to “Rounders,” which centered on Mike McDermott’s (Matt Damon) quest to succeed in New York’s underground poker world. But is it finally time for this romanticized, and sometimes dangerous, vision of New York poker to exit […]

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Poker News

5 US States that are close to legalizing Online Poker

With online poker growth stagnating in Delaware, New Jersey and Nevada, many U.S. players are interested to see which state will legalize the game next. After all, if another state legalizes online poker, then it increases the chance that they share player pools with other states and further liquidity. So what US states are on […]

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New York

Plans to Discuss New York Online Poker but no Vote in 2015

At this rate, it seems like a flying car will be developed before another state legalizes iGaming. But while US online gaming regulation continues moving at a snail’s pace, New York Assemblyman Gary Pretlow, who leads the Assembly Committee on Racing and Wagering, expects major progress to be made in his state this year. “Online […]

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United States

No New States Offering US Online Poker Until 2016?

Following 2013 – when Delaware, New Jersey and Nevada launched iGaming operations – there were high hopes that more states would enter the US online poker market in 2014. However, it’s easy to see that this past year was a bust as we enter 2015. So what can we look forward to in the near future on the online gaming front?

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