Online sports betting officially begins in New York, as 5.8M transactions are recorded in the first 12 hours

Jan 8, 2022

It’s bettor in the Big Apple.

New Yorkers placed their first legal online, in-state sports wagers Saturday morning, the first day mobile sports-betting was allowed in the Empire State.

One gambler was feeling lucky, plunking down $15 on a longshot, six-team, football parlay — which will pay him $1,430.45 if he wins, DraftKings revealed in a tweet.

Source: New York Post