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Connecticut Governor Calls for Legalized Sports Betting

Feb. 5, 2020, 7:27 PM

Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont wants the state to work with American Indian tribes to bring sports betting to the state.

  • In his State of the State speech Wednesday, the Democratic governor said he and lawmakers should draft a sports betting platform that is good for the economy and fair to tribes. The enterprise would bring in $20 million in revenue, according to state Senate Democratic leadership.
  • The Democratic majorities in the state House and Senate back the idea of sports betting but they haven’t considered a bill yet.
  • The Mashantucket Pequot and ...