Andrew Cuomo, the governor of New York, has recently had a change of heart about virtual sports gambling. However, he is not seeking to abide by any New Jersey lead.
Being asked about a Daily News publication from an early day, the NY governor narrated his plan regarding online sports betting in detail. He had stated previously that this platform required a constitutional edition. But he also added that he desired to conduct sports betting in almost the same way his state conduct the lottery.
Several states have run this betting platform, but they typically approve casinos to conduct their own gaming operations as the governor said. He also said that it made a plethora of money for different casinos, however, it made only a little money for the NY state, and he was not there to make these casinos a plethora of money. He was there to raise funds for New York.
The state presently allows land-based sportsbooks at its 4 commercially licensed casinos and at different tribal casinos. New York City has not any sportsbook near its boundary.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Cuomo has claimed that the state requires $15 billion per year to fill up its upcoming couple of budget cycles. That figure does not include billions of country and city governments’ needs, and public institutions like the Metropolitan Transportation Authority.
The governor has summoned the federal government to cover all the deficits because he accuses the administration of Trump of failing to sustain the virus from surging as it did in New York and all the other portions of the state during the early emergency stage.
Cuomo has faced attacks from general people and unanimous figures for his poor planning, particularly for the decisions he made to send corona affected patients to nursing homes.