It’s bettor within the Huge Apple.
New Yorkers positioned their first authorized on-line, in-state sports activities wagers Saturday morning, the primary day cellular sports-betting was allowed within the Empire State.
One gambler was feeling fortunate, plunking down $15 on a longshot, six-team, soccer parlay — which can pay him $1,430.45 if he wins, DraftKings revealed in a tweet.
The wager was positioned at 9:01 a.m., a minute after 4 on line casino operators — Caesars Sportsbook, DraftKings, FanDuel and Rush Road Interactive — opened for motion.
One other dangerous parlay was the primary wager on the Caesars app, with a consumer betting $20 to win $233.16 on 5 European soccer video games, the corporate mentioned in a tweet.
On Rush Road, a reasonably assured gambler positioned $500 on Saturday’s Chiefs-Broncos sport, an organization rep mentioned.
And on FanDuel, at 9:01 a.m., the primary wager positioned was a $21 wager within the Cowboys-Eagles sport.
No knowledge was given out by the casinoson how a lot cash was gained or misplaced on sports activities in New York Saturday. The state Gaming Fee mentioned it’s going to launch knowledge on betting quantity month-to-month.
There was at the very least one winner Saturday: former New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist, who signed on as an envoy with Caesars Sportsbook.