Quick Answer: Is DraftKings Legal In New York?

DraftKings is back in NY after successfully acquiring a license to operate in the state.

Barring any issues with the license, DraftKings is legal in New York and is fully operational to players from the Empire State.

Can you use DraftKings in New York?

New York sports betting is currently in a state of flux, and online wagering is not allowed in the state. DraftKings, though, is looking ahead to online wagering.

Download Draftkings Sportsbook or place your bets in person at our Draftkings Sportsbook location in 1133 Boardwalk, Atlantic City, NJ 08401. The state’s casinos are expected to begin taking sports bets in person in the near future and it is possible mobile wagering will be authorized in the future.

A New York Supreme Court judge ruled in October that the 2016 law legalizing and regulating paid-entry fantasy sports in the state was unconstitutional.

Online Casinos in New York

Online gambling is not authorized in New York and there is no legislation pending to change that. State laws do not criminalize the act of playing at offshore casinos so many players choose to go that route.