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.”