Sports betting in Connecticut began with Gov. Ned Lamont putting $50 on the Connecticut Sun and $20 on Tom Brady.
A bill legalizing sports betting and online casino games and lottery sales in Connecticut won final passage in the Senate.
Connecticut inched closer to legalizing sports betting and online gambling Wednesday with votes by a key legislative committee.
The last piece of a deal aimed at legalizing sports betting and online gambling in Connecticut fell into place Thursday.
The CT Lottery, Mohegan Sun and, presumably, Foxwoods Resort casinos could offer sports betting and online gambling.
The Lamont administration used a public hearing to dramatically stake its position in sports betting negotiations.
Backed by Gov. Ned Lamont, the once-troubled CT Lottery has a shot at online sales — and possibly more.
Connecticut is close to a deal with the tribes over rights to sports betting.
Talks over sports betting and online gaming come in an economic and political environment vastly changed since March.
The announcement that the tribes intend to reopen came the same day restaurants and stores began welcoming back customers.
The Mohegans want the governor’s blessing to reopen the casino. He’s not ready to give it.
Gov. Ned Lamont declined Friday to use his emergency powers to legalize online gambling during the COVID-19 outbreak,
Gov. Ned Lamont endorsed legalizing sports betting under terms opposed by the tribal owners of Foxwoods Resort and Mohegan Sun.
Democratic leaders endorsed legislation that would give the state’s two federally recognized tribes exclusive rights to take bets on sports, open a casino in Bridgeport and offer a broad array of virtual casino games on smart phones and computers.
It’s unclear how permissive the Land of Steady Habits is willing to be in gambling’s new digital age. The secondary question is how much of the action will be handled by Connecticut’s tribal casinos.