The rules on legal gambling in New York State can be a little murky.
Casinos on Indian Territory are allowed, but not elsewhere - for now. Gov. Andrew Cuomo has been calling for the legalization of casinos in the rest of the state.
New York also already has what are known as “racinos”: horse racing tracks where there are also video slot machines, along with plenty of betting on the actual horses.
Betting on those same horses online is also allowed. But betting on poker and other card games on the internet is not.