The progress of the bill is similar to that of a measure that was also passed by the Senate last year by a vote of
Put forward by State Senator John Bonacic, the latest bill would allow the New York State Gaming Commission to award up to 11 online poker
Bill S3898 also includes a proposed tax rate of 15% and a clause where players must be at least 21 years old to play online poker.
Earlier this month, it was also revealed that the bill will feature a so-called 'bad actor' clause, relating to operators that were illegally active in the US after the 2006 passage of the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act.
In addition, if approved, the bill would allow licensed operators of video lottery gaming in New York or from states "with similar licensing requirements” to apply for an online poker
Source: GMB / iGaming Business