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Resorts World to Launch Online Sportsbook in New York in Early 2022

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Written by: Nick Makowitz
US Sports Betting Industry Expert -

Resorts World was one of nine recipients awarded a New York online sports betting license on Monday, November 8th, 2021. The New York State Gaming Commission’s decision allows Resorts World to shift its focus to mobile betting, a space in which it does not have much experience.

Resorts World New York

Resorts World is, perhaps, a name New Yorkers are familiar with. Currently, the hospitality and casino company operates an in-person sportsbook in the Catskills. That location is the closest New York sportsbook to The Big Apple. The online sports betting inception in New York will provide convenience to its new players.

Resorts World Promo Code New York

Resorts World does not yet have a promo code available to New Yorkers. Because New York anticipates online sports betting transactions to take place before the 2022 Super Bowl, it’s reasonable to expect one soon. Almost all legal sportsbooks launching in a new state incentivize their new users with free bets, deposit matches, and bonuses.

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Currently, Resorts World only offers a mobile app in New Jersey, where online sports betting is already in full swing. That shouldn’t cause concern for New Yorkers. The current app will likely receive major upgrades before it goes live in New York.

Is Resorts World New York Safe?

The Resorts World mobile sportsbook is overseen by the NJ Gaming Control Board and utilizes industry-standard IGT software to ensure safety for its users. When it goes live in New York, the New York State Gaming Commission will regulate the sportsbook.

Resorts World New York Leagues and Markets

Resorts World New York will at least cover all of the basic US sports leagues and markets. Most legal sportsbooks offer the major US sports, and handful of less popular sports such as:

  • Rugby
  • Auto Racing
  • MMA
  • A few primarily-international sports like cricket

In addition to the basics, legal sportsbooks tend to offer various prop markets, alternate spread and total markets, and much more. As Resorts World gears up for a full mobile launch, it will almost certainly add a plethora of betting options for its users.

Resorts World New York FAQ

How long has Resorts World been available in New York?

Resorts World is not yet available in New York. It was awarded an online betting license and is projected to launch its platform sometime in early 2022.

Will Resorts World New York offer live betting?

In all likelihood, yes. The Resorts NJ mobile app offers live betting, and live betting is a staple of online sportsbooks.

Will there be special promotions for local teams?

Most likely. Resorts World offers some team-specific promotions and boosts in other states, and there isn't anything barring them from doing so in NY.

Final Thoughts on Resorts World New York

Resorts World has plenty of work to do before it launches online in the Empire State. The mobile app needs a fairly massive upgrade, and it will need to promote itself and its offers in order to compete in the newly-fierce New York betting market.

Overall, it’s great for New Yorkers that so many sportsbook operators are coming to their state. Resorts World New York, when it launches, will only add to the sports betting fun. New York plans to accept its first online wagers before the 2022 Super Bowl.