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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
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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
Connecticut sports betting

Connecticut Sports Betting Agreement Inches Closer To Completion

It sounds like an agreement to allow legal sports betting in Connecticut might be just days away. Gov. Ned Lamont said negotiations with the Mashantucket Pequot are at the “one-tenth of [the] one-inch line” during a COVID-19 update Monday. Lamont’s office previously announced a gaming expansion agreement with just the Mohegan Indians. An agreement with […] Read More
Posted on: March 17, 2021 | Regulation Sports Betting | Matthew Waters
Connecticut sports betting

So Who’s Actually Happy About This Connecticut Sports Betting Announcement?

Gov. Ned Lamont took a risk when he announced a Connecticut sports betting agreement with just one tribal partner instead of both. That’s left some key parties pretty upset. Lamont’s office announced an agreement for expanded gaming with the Mohegan Tribe Tuesday. The announcement came after a joint Public Safety and Security Committee hearing where […] Read More
Posted on: March 5, 2021 | Regulation Sports Betting | Matthew Waters
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