CT Lottery introduced its sports betting partner Thursday: Rush Street Interactive.
The CT Lottery, Mohegan Sun and, presumably, Foxwoods Resort casinos could offer sports betting and online gambling.
While the governor celebrated a deal to develop New London harbor and an offshore wind center, the partisan battle over Connecticut’s quasi-publics intensified.
Retired state Capitol Police Chief Bill Morgan discussed his struggles with gambling addiction Tuesday as legislators ponder several proposals to expand gaming statewide.
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s push to smooth out spiking state contributions to the teachers’ pension may hinge on a new proposal to dedicate lottery assets to the cash-starved retirement benefit fund.
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy named New Britain Democrat Donald DeFronzo, a former state commissioner and senator, to serve as chairman of the Connecticut Lottery Corporation’s Board of Directors.
The state of Connecticut moved closer this week toward offering keno gaming at restaurants, bars and convenience stores this winter. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s administration announced it has reached an agreement with the two Indian tribes that run casinos in southeastern Connecticut to share 25 percent of the keno proceeds.
A legislative hearing on a renewed proposal to legalize keno raised old concerns Wednesday about expanding gambling in restaurants, bars and convenience stores and new ones about profit-sharing and technology.
Connecticut’s on-again-off-again flirtation with keno could get more serious Wednesday after lawmakers conduct a public hearing on the controversial, lottery-style electronic game.
Keno, the unwanted child of Connecticut politics, vilified by gambling opponents and publicly defended by no major political figure, improbably remains alive as the General Assembly begins the last two weeks of the 2014 session.
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said Wednesday that the lottery game known as Keno is still likely to open in the state and called on the quasi-public Connecticut Lottery Corporation to be open with the public and press about what their plans are in opening the games across the state.