New Yorkers have a multitude (34) of casinos at their disposal offering a spread of casino classics like slot games, blackjack, video-poker, craps and progressive jackpot games as well as poker cash-games and tournaments.

Top Empire State Casino Picks

  • Empire City Casino (at Yonkers Raceway, Yonkers, New York) is a very popular casino destination boasting 5300 gaming machines including slots and video poker.
  • For poker players – Turning Stone Resort & Casino (Verona, New York) is a top pick. Operated by Oneida Indian Nation this casino has 32 poker tables (as well as 85 table games and over 2,000 gaming machines)

Poker in New York

Many casinos in the state are also well equipped to host poker cash-games and tournaments, but unless you can find some underground or private games, the Big Apple doesn’t have much poker to offer.

However there are lots of card-rooms in Upstate New York. If you’re not old enough to order a beer, you can still play poker at a number of NY state venues. because Turning Stone Casino is 18+ and Casino Niagara, located close by – just across the border in Canada, is 19+.
Recently, Turning Stone held a stop of the Word Series of Poker Circuit, and it appears that they may do so in the future.

Upcoming Live Poker Festivals & Tournaments in New York
Festival Start Date End Date
October Poker Weekend
Turning Stone Resort & Casino
Wednesday 12th of October Saturday 15th of October

Online Sportsbetting In New York

Following the legalization of in-person sports betting in NY (2019), legal New York online sports betting launched in January 2022. Sportsbooks FanDuel, DraftKings, Caesars and BetRivers were the first to launch with BetMGM joining the market on Jan. 17th. Other gambling companies licensed to offer sportsbetting in the state of New York include PointsBet, Wynn and Resorts World and Ballys.

Events on which betting is prohibited in New York include:

  • High school and youth sports
  • Entertainment including The Oscars
  • Elections

The legal age for gambling in casinos in New York is 21. Read our USA Gambling Ages guide

Legal Gambling Age in New York
Gambling Activity Legal Age
Casinos 21
Poker 21
Bingo 18
Lottery Games 18
Horse-Racing / Dog racing 18
Pari-Mutuel betting 18
6 types of gambling are legally permitted in New York:
  • Casinos
  • Poker
  • Bingo
  • Lottery Games
  • Horse-Racing / Dog racing
  • Pari-Mutuel betting

Who regulates Gambling in New York?

Gambling in New York is regulated by the New York State Gaming Commission

Casinos in New York

There are 34 Casinos, sportsbooks, cardrooms, race-tracks or cruise ships in New York.

Empire City Casino at Yonkers Raceway

Yonkers, New York

Operated by MGM Resorts International

Casino Summary

  • Table Games: None
  • Gaming Machines: 5300
  • Poker Tables: None
  • Sportsbook Available: No

Address

810 Yonkers Ave, Yonkers, NY 10704, USA

Contact

Website: empirecitycasino.com
Tel: (914) 968-4200
Twitter: @EmpireCCasino

Resorts World Casino New York City

New York, New York

Operated by Genting Group

Casino Summary

  • Table Games: 475
  • Gaming Machines: 4995
  • Poker Tables: None
  • Sportsbook Available: No

Address

110-00 Rockaway Blvd, Queens, NY 11420, USA

Contact

Website: rwnewyork.com
Tel: +1 609 340 63 00
Twitter: @resortsworldnyc

Seneca Niagara Casino & Hotel

Niagara Falls, New York

Operated by Seneca Gaming Corporation (SGC)

Casino Summary

  • Table Games: 100
  • Gaming Machines: 3300
  • Poker Tables: 16
  • Sportsbook Available: No

Address

310 4th St, Niagara Falls, NY 14303, USA

Contact

Website: senecaniagaracasino.com
Tel: (716) 299-1100
Twitter: @SNFPoker

Turning Stone Resort & Casino

Verona, New York

Operated by Oneida Indian Nation

Casino Summary

  • Table Games: 85
  • Gaming Machines: 2080
  • Poker Tables: 32
  • Sportsbook Available: Yes
  • Bingo Available

Address

5218 Patrick Rd #3012, Verona, NY 13478, USA

Contact

Website: turningstone.com
Tel: (315) 361-7711
Twitter: @TSPoker

Seneca Allegany Casino & Hotel

Salamanca, New York

Operated by Seneca Gaming Corporation (SGC)

Casino Summary

  • Table Games: 40
  • Gaming Machines: 2000
  • Poker Tables: None
  • Sportsbook Available: No

Address

777 Seneca Allegany Blvd, Salamanca, NY 14779, USA

Contact

Website: senecaalleganycasino.com
Tel: (716) 945-3200
Twitter: @SenecaCasinos

del Lago Resort & Casino

Waterloo, New York

Operated by Wilmorite and Peninsula Pacific

Casino Summary

  • Table Games: 85
  • Gaming Machines: 1956
  • Poker Tables: 14
  • Sportsbook Available: No

Address

1133 NY-414, Waterloo, NY 13165, USA

Contact

Website: dellagoresort.com
Tel: (315) 946-1777
Twitter: @dellagoresort

Akwesasne Mohawk Casino

Hogansburg, New York

Operated by St Regis Mohawk Tribe

Casino Summary

  • Table Games: 30
  • Gaming Machines: 1800
  • Poker Tables: None
  • Sportsbook Available: No

Address

873 NY-37, Hogansburg, NY 13655, USA

Contact

Website: mohawkcasino.com
Tel: (518) 358-2222
Twitter: @MohawkCasino

Saratoga Casino Hotel

Saratoga Springs, New York

Operated by Saratoga Harness Racing, Inc.

Casino Summary

  • Table Games: None
  • Gaming Machines: 1700
  • Poker Tables: None
  • Sportsbook Available: No

Address

342 Jefferson St, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866, USA

Contact

Website: skcpoker.com
Tel: (518) 584-2110
Twitter: @saratogacasino

Resorts World Catskills

Monticello, New York

Operated by Empire Resorts

Casino Summary

  • Table Games: 150
  • Gaming Machines: 1600
  • Poker Tables: 20
  • Sportsbook Available: Yes

Address

888 Resorts World Dr, Monticello, NY 12701, USA

Contact

Website: rwcatskills.com
Tel: (833) 586-9358
Twitter: @montbleuresort

Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack

Farmington, New York

Operated by Delaware North Companies

Casino Summary

  • Table Games: None
  • Gaming Machines: 1500
  • Poker Tables: None
  • Sportsbook Available: No

Address

5857 NY-96, Farmington, NY 14425, USA

Contact

Website: fingerlakesgaming.com
Tel: (585) 924-3232
Twitter: @FlGaming

Resorts World Hudson Valley

Newburgh, New York

Operated by Genting Group

Casino Summary

  • Table Games: None
  • Gaming Machines: 1300
  • Poker Tables: None
  • Sportsbook Available: No

Address

110-00 Rockaway Blvd, Queens, NY 11420, USA

Contact

Website: rwnewyork.com
Tel: +1 609 340 63 00
Twitter: @resortsworldnyc

Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady

Schenectady, New York

Casino Summary

  • Table Games: 67
  • Gaming Machines: 1150
  • Poker Tables: 15
  • Sportsbook Available: No

Address

1 Rush St, Schenectady, NY 12305, USA

Contact

Website: theriverboat.net
Tel: (518) 579-8800
Twitter: @RiversCasino_NY

Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino

Buffalo, New York

Operated by Seneca Gaming Corporation (SGC)

Casino Summary

  • Table Games: 32
  • Gaming Machines: 1100
  • Poker Tables: None
  • Sportsbook Available: No

Address

1 Fulton St, Buffalo, NY 14204, USA

Contact

Website: senecaalleganycasino.com
Tel: (716) 853-7576
Twitter: @SenecaCasinos

Jake’s 58

Islandia, New York

Operated by Suffolk Regional OTB Corp.

Casino Summary

  • Table Games: None
  • Gaming Machines: 1000
  • Poker Tables: None
  • Sportsbook Available: No
  • Off Track Sportsbetting Available

Address

3635 Expy Dr N, Islandia, NY 11749, USA

Contact

Website: jakes58.com
Tel: (631) 232-3000
Twitter: @SuffolkDowns

Shinnecock Casino Hamptons

Southhampton, New York

Operated by Shinnecock Nation

Casino Summary

  • Table Games: 30
  • Gaming Machines: 1000
  • Poker Tables: None
  • Sportsbook Available: No
  • Bingo Available

Address

2240 Coffeen Ave, Sheridan, WY 82801, USA

Contact

Website: sevenmilecasino.com
Tel: (307) 673-4846
Twitter: @sharkeys_nv

Tioga Downs Casino & Resort

Nichols, New York

Operated by American Racing and Entertainment, LLC

Casino Summary

  • Table Games: 32
  • Gaming Machines: 944
  • Poker Tables: 12
  • Sportsbook Available: No

Address

2384 W River Rd, Nichols, NY 13812, USA

Contact

Website: tiogadowns.com
Tel: (406) 259 0828
Twitter: @tiogadowns

Hamburg Gaming

Hamburg, New York

Operated by Delaware North Companies

Casino Summary

  • Table Games: None
  • Gaming Machines: 940
  • Poker Tables: None
  • Sportsbook Available: No

Address

5820 South Park Ave, Hamburg, NY 14075, USA

Contact

Website: the-fairgrounds.com
Tel: (716) 646-6109
Twitter: @HamburgGaming

Vernon Downs Casino Hotel Racetrack

Vernon, New York

Operated by American Racing and Entertainment, LLC

Casino Summary

  • Table Games: None
  • Gaming Machines: 767
  • Poker Tables: None
  • Sportsbook Available: No

Address

4229 Stuhlman Rd, Vernon, NY 13476, USA

Contact

Website: venetian.com
Tel: (315) 829-3400
Twitter: @governondowns

Seneca Gaming & Entertainment Irving

Irving, New York

Operated by Seneca Nation of Indians

Casino Summary

  • Table Games: None
  • Gaming Machines: 650
  • Poker Tables: None
  • Sportsbook Available: No
  • Bingo Available

Address

11099 Erie Rd, Irving, NY 14081, USA

Contact

Website: senecaalleganycasino.com
Tel: (716) 549-4389
Twitter: @SenecaCasinos

Batavia Downs Gaming

Batavia, New York

Operated by Western OTB

Casino Summary

  • Table Games: None
  • Gaming Machines: 600
  • Poker Tables: None
  • Sportsbook Available: No

Address

8315 Park Rd, Batavia, NY 14020, USA

Contact

Website: barona.com
Tel: (585) 343-3750
Twitter: @bataviadowns

Point Place Casino

Bridgeport, New York

Operated by Oneida Indian Nation

Casino Summary

  • Table Games: 20
  • Gaming Machines: 500
  • Poker Tables: None
  • Sportsbook Available: No

Address

450 452 NY-31, Bridgeport, NY 13030, USA

Contact

Website: pleasantonotb.com
Tel: +1 315 366 9610
Twitter: @PointPlaceNY

Yellow Brick Road Casino

Chittenango, New York

Operated by Oneida Indian Nation

Casino Summary

  • Table Games: 20
  • Gaming Machines: 431
  • Poker Tables: None
  • Sportsbook Available: Yes

Address

800 W Genesee St, Chittenango, NY 13037, USA

Contact

Website: wegendscasino.com
Tel: (315) 366-9400
Twitter: @YBRCasino

Seneca Gaming & Entertainment Salamanca

Salamanca, New York

Operated by Seneca Nation of Indians

Casino Summary

  • Table Games: None
  • Gaming Machines: 250
  • Poker Tables: 12
  • Sportsbook Available: No
  • Bingo Available

Address

768 Broad St, Salamanca, NY 14779, USA

Contact

Website: senecagames.com
Tel: (716) 945-4080
Twitter: @PokerSalamanca

Seneca Oil Spring Casino

Cuba, New York

Operated by Seneca Nation of Indians

Casino Summary

  • Table Games: None
  • Gaming Machines: 110
  • Poker Tables: None
  • Sportsbook Available: No

Address

5374 W Shore Rd, Cuba, NY 14727, USA

Contact

Website: senecaniagaracasino.com
Tel: +1 716 780 8787
Twitter: @SNFPoker

The Lake House at Sylvan Beach

Sylvan Beach, New York

Operated by Oneida Indian Nation

Casino Summary

  • Table Games: None
  • Gaming Machines: 100
  • Poker Tables: None
  • Sportsbook Available: No

Address

301 Park Ave, Sylvan Beach, NY 13157, USA

Contact

Website: thed.com
Tel: (315) 356 1815
Twitter: @stationcasinos

LakeSide Entertainment

Union Springs, New York

Operated by Cayuga Nation

Casino Summary

  • Table Games: None
  • Gaming Machines: 86
  • Poker Tables: None
  • Sportsbook Available: No
  • Bingo Available

Address

271 Cayuga St, Union Springs, NY 13160, USA

Contact

Website: lakesidehotelcasino.com
Tel: (315) 889-5416
Twitter: @CasinoLakes

Belmont Park Racetrack

Elmont, New York

Operated by New York Racing Association, Inc. NYRA

Casino Summary

  • Table Games: None
  • Poker Tables: None
  • Sportsbook Available: No

Address

2150 Hempstead Turnpike, Elmont, NY 11003, USA

Contact

Website: nyragroupsales.com
Tel: (516) 488-6000
Twitter: @TheNYRA

Aqueduct Racetrack

New York, New York

Operated by New York Racing Association, Inc. NYRA

Casino Summary

  • Table Games: None
  • Poker Tables: None
  • Sportsbook Available: No

Address

110-00 Rockaway Blvd, Queens, NY 11420, USA

Contact

Website: aquariuscasinoresort.com
Tel: (718) 641-4700
Twitter: @TheNYRA

Royal Flush Casino - Carnival Splendor Cruise

New York, New York

Royal Flush Casino - Carnival Splendor Cruise is a casino cruise ship operated by Carnival Cruise Line

Casino Summary

  • Table Games: None
  • Poker Tables: None
  • Sportsbook Available: No
  • Bingo Available

Address

711 12th Ave, New York, NY 10019, USA

Contact

Website: carnival.com
Tel: 800-438-6744
Twitter: @CarnivalCruise

Saratoga Race Course

Saratoga Springs, New York

Operated by New York Racing Association, Inc. NYRA

Casino Summary

  • Table Games: None
  • Poker Tables: None
  • Sportsbook Available: No

Address

267 Union Ave, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866, USA

Contact

Website: nyragroupsales.com
Tel: (718) 641-4700
Twitter: @TheNYRA

Cairo Marriott Hotel & Omar Khayyam Casino

New York, New York

Casino Summary

  • Table Games: None
  • Poker Tables: None
  • Sportsbook Available: No

Address

16 Saray El، Gezira St, Omar Al Khayam, Zamalek, Cairo Governorate 11211, Egypt

Contact

Website: marriott.com
Tel: +20 2 27283000
Twitter: @HorseshoeSI

Norwegian Cruise Lines - Breakaway

New York, New York

Norwegian Cruise Lines - Breakaway is a casino cruise ship operated by Norwegian Cruise Line

Casino Summary

  • Table Games: None
  • Poker Tables: None
  • Sportsbook Available: No

Address

711 12th Ave, New York, NY 10019, USA

Contact

Website: northstarcasinoresort.com
Tel: (866) 234-7350
Twitter: @cruisenorwegian

Norwegian Cruise Lines - Gem

New York, New York

Norwegian Cruise Lines - Gem is a casino cruise ship operated by Norwegian Cruise Line

Casino Summary

  • Table Games: None
  • Poker Tables: None
  • Sportsbook Available: No

Address

72 Bowne St, Brooklyn, NY 11231, USA

Contact

Website: northstarcasinoresort.com
Tel: (866) 234-7350
Twitter: @cruisenorwegian

Monticello Raceway

Monticello, New York

Operated by Empire Resorts

Casino Summary

  • Table Games: None
  • Poker Tables: None
  • Sportsbook Available: No

Address

204 NY-17B, Monticello, NY 12701, USA

Contact

Tel: (704) 750-7777
Twitter: @PlayMonticello