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NY Gov proposes opening mobile betting market to multiple providers

| By Daniel O'Boyle
New York governor Andrew Cuomo has laid out his plan for mobile sports betting in his State of the State address with a proposal that would could see multiple brands permitted to launch.

“Under Governor Cuomo’s proposal, the New York State Gaming Commission will issue a request for proposals to select one or more providers to offer mobile sports wagering in New York,” the measure accompanying the State of the State explained.

“This platform must have a partnership with at least one of the existing licensed commercial casinos.

“The Commission will also require any entity operating mobile wagering apps include safeguards against abuses and addiction.”

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