Newcomers to Online Betting

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For a newcomer to online betting, choosing the right platform and bookmakers is critical. While most sports betting can be completed online, some states require that you register for an account at a retail sportsbook. We will discuss state-by-state requirements later. In any case, if you live in a state that allows sports betting, you can use online sportsbooks to place your bets. These websites usually use geolocation tracking software to track your location.

In the United States, online sportsbooks are available in eight states and will soon be launched in New York. In early January, New York will launch its first online sportsbook. The state is set to eliminate in-person registration requirements in March 2022. In the meantime, Indiana will launch retail sportsbooks and betting apps in time for the fall NFL season. Both states will benefit from their central location in the Midwest. Furthermore, they will no longer be limited to Nevada’s sportsbook offerings, and will be able to serve players from every state.

In New York, sportsbooks took in more than $150 million in their first weekend, and 650,000 people opened accounts on the new sites. The state has shattered online sports betting records in its first 23 days. In January 2022, New York sportsbooks processed $1.68 billion in bets. In addition to that, it generated a record-breaking $63,209,984 in state taxes. This shattered the previous record set by New Jersey in October 2021.

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