FACT: New Jersey, Nevada, and Delaware all have regulated, legal online poker, and many other states are considering allowing online poker too for those 21 and over. New York should be next!
FACT: 71% of New Yorkers agree that safe, regulated online poker should be legal.
FACT: Every year, New Yorkers spend millions of dollars on off-shore poker sites that put players’ personal information and safety at risk.
FACT: Legal online poker in New York could create between $50 million and $80 million in tax revenue per year for New York by 2025 – resources we could spend on schools and creating jobs, instead of sending overseas.
FACT: Proposed legislation to allow online poker in New York would require rigorous standards and protocols to protect the public against fraud, ensure responsible gaming, and deter underage gaming.