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In New York, a Widening Rift Over Remote Betting

Sports betting is coming to New York this year, but it appears that divisions are widening between Governor Andrew Cuomo and key lawmakers over what form it will take.

At issue is whether remote betting, which is where the big money lies, can be legislated, as leading backers in the Senate and Assembly assert, or requires a constitutional amendment, which is the governor’s position.

The dispute began when Cuomo gave sports betting the green light earlier this year by including it in his fiscal 2019-2020 budget address

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