While it's still up in the air if sports gambling will be legalized in New York State, some are already looking at how this could impact collegiate sports.
Spectrum News spoke with Syracuse University professor of sports law and attorney John Wolohan. He says there are two major concerns, the first being paying college athletes.
Wolohan says some professional sports organizations are already working to get 1 percent of the bets placed on games. If that happens, it may only be a matter of time before collegiate organizations do the same - which could also potentially lead to compensating athletes.
Secondly, because college athletes do not currently get paid, there is also a fear of point shaving. Some believe players may be offered money to throw games. However, Wolohan believes that may be a little far-fetched.
"In the Nevada Board Gaming Association, they're monitoring college games, so they can look to see where the money is going down. I think the fear of match fixing is probably a little overblown. It's there, but I think they already have the safeguards in place to protect it," said Wolohan.
The NCAA said it is reviewing the decision and will adjust policies to align with the direction from the court.