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Connecticut Sports Betting Signed Into Law, Fed Approval Still Needed

The legislative process to legalize sports betting in Connecticut is finally done, but the story is not finished quite yet. Gov. Ned Lamont signed HB 6451 into law Thursday afternoon. The bill allows Lamont to submit updated compacts with the Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan Indians to the Department of Interior for federal approval. Along with […] Read More
Posted on: May 27, 2021 | Regulation Sports Betting | Matthew Waters
Connecticut sports betting

Sports Betting In Connecticut Gains Senate Approval In Late-Night Session

As expected, sports betting in Connecticut moved another step closer to legalization after approval in the Senate. HB 6451 authorizes Gov. Ned Lamont to sign renegotiated gaming compacts with the Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan Indians. The bill passed the Senate late Tuesday night, 28-6, after a lengthy day of debate. The bill quickly passed the […] Read More
Posted on: May 25, 2021 | Regulation Sports Betting | Matthew Waters
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Bill That Allows Sports Betting In Connecticut But Hurts Fantasy Passes House

The bill that approves updated agreements with two tribal partners and authorizes Connecticut sports betting hit the fast track Thursday. Connecticut’s House overwhelmingly approved HB 6451 122-21 just hours after it was hastily approved by a joint committee. That leaves approval for the Senate and Gov. Ned Lamont at the state level. The amended compacts […] Read More
Posted on: May 21, 2021 | Sports Betting | Matthew Waters
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Lottery Narrows CT Sports Betting Partner Search To 4 Operators

It appears four sportsbook operators have the inside track to the final CT sports betting skin. Out of 15 respondents to the Connecticut Lottery‘s request for qualifications, the Lottery asked for just five to give formal presentations, Chairman Rob Simmelkjaer said at an executive committee meeting Thursday. The Lottery specifically asked only four of the five […] Read More
Posted on: May 13, 2021 | Regulation Sports Betting | Matthew Waters
CT sports betting

CT Sports Betting Legislation On Target After Passing Joint Committee

Sports betting in CT reached the floor of both legislative chambers after a joint committee moved multiple bills Wednesday. The Joint Public Safety and Security Committee moved three bills that directly deal with sports betting: HB 6451 is Gov. Ned Lamont‘s bill which incorporates the expanded gaming agreement between his office, the Mashantucket Pequot, and […] Read More
Posted on: March 25, 2021 | Regulation Sports Betting | Matthew Waters
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