Definitely Yes, anyone can bet online in NY but it is important to know where and how.
You probably already tried the Offshore Online Sports Betting websites (Sportsbooks) which are widely popular in New York and it is completely legal to join and play in. However, it is at your own risk as you never know whether these offshore sportsbooks are honest at paying out your winnings. Be careful. You’d rather go to New Jersey or use Fandual sportsbook app to wager on sports online.
As of now, New York State does not license online gambling sites locally but no one stops you to bet at many offshore online gambling websites. Betway, bet365, Betrally, Bodog, Intertops are your top best online Casino, sportsbook, poker rooms respectively.
For you, other best online betting forms are online horse betting and live online Greyhound Races (BetAmerica).