A bill that would allow sports betting at sportsbook locations and through mobile apps has been approved by the state House of Representatives.
The lack of an online betting market in New York has left the state far behind other US states that have established firm ground for their mobile sports betting operations.
Esports Entertainment Group will join the prolific NJ mobile sports betting market through a partnership deal with Twin River Worldwide Holdings.
The Virginia Lottery launched a betting microsite which will cover regulation processes for expanded gaming. Michigan has allowed online and mobile betting on advanced deposit horse racing.
The global sports betting industry has been growing steadily in the past several years, mostly due to technological advances and the popularisation of mobile betting.