NY Gaming Commission set to vote on proposed sports betting rules

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The State Gaming Commission is expected to vote Monday on a series of sports wagering rules and regulations for four upstate New York casinos.

The casinos include Del Lago Casino in Waterloo, Rivers Casino in Schenectady, Montreign Casino in the Catskills and Tioga Downs Casino in Nichols, N.Y.

The 33-page proposal released in January would require casinos to apply for a sports wagering license, as well as have a dedicated area for sports betting, separate from their other gambling options.

The draft was made available for public comment for 60 days.

The regulations included in the document would also apply to all Native American-owned casinos across New York, like Turning Stone Casino and Point Place Casino in Central New York.

Currently, the rules do not include mobile betting.

Lawmakers have introduced legislation that could allow for future expansion.

The mobile betting legislation would need to be passed before the end of the session (June 19), if there is any hope of the rules being implemented in 2019.

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