Resorts World’s First Mobile Sports Betting App Goes Live in NY

In Summary:

  • Resorts World New York has launched a WorldBET sports betting app
  • This app will be managed by the operator’s brick-and-mortar casino in NY
  • WorldBET will let bettors place wagers on different sports, welcoming new users with risk-free bets that could go as high as $500

In anticipation of March Madness, Genting-owned Resorts World New York has officially entered the mobile sports betting market in the state with the launch of its WorldBET app. The app has already gone live and has received its first wager. This way, Resorts World became the eighth operator to enter the state since it legalized online sports betting on January 8.

New Bettors Receive a Risk-Free Bet up to $500 for Using WorldBET

The app that will be operated by the brick-and-mortar casino owned by New York City Resorts World is not Resorts World’s first entrance on the sports betting market in the state. The operator is already running an existing retail sportsbook at Resorts World Catskills that will now be virtually joined by the much-anticipated WorldBET app. The operator also runs a sportsbook in Las Vegas as a result of a partnership with DarkZero. Genting America’s president Robert DeSalvio stated that the company felt the pulse of the market and relied on important feedback from its New York and Las Vegas customers when deciding to launch the new app in New York. DeSalvio added Resort World will deliver the clearly expressed desires of the people of New Yorker in relation to mobile apps for sports betting.

What Can Bettors Do With the WorldBET App?

For starters, newcomers who are at least 21 and located anywhere in the state during gameplay will receive a warm and risk-free welcome in the form of a generous bet up to $500. The app will be powered by PointsBet, a popular company with a clear focus on innovation and technology advent. For more convenience, Resorts World New York City has installed $1 million worth of digital displays all around its NY property showcasing the most popular sports events that will be running all year long.

This way, the venue’s guests and loyal players will be constantly reminded to place their bets using the app, while enjoying a full-service gambling experience. Nonetheless, the app can also be used from any remote location, including Resorts World Catskills’ Sportsbook 360 or Queen’s Bar 360.

The app will also feature a QR advertising code issued by the New York State Gaming Commission that will let users enter the Problem Gambling Resource Center, as a means of expressing the operator’s commitment to responsible gaming.

To download the app, players must visit the Resorts World BET website, select their compatible app store, and download the app to their chosen device.