PlayUSA Rewind: Connecticut Aims To Launch Sports Betting In October

NFL week 1 is in the book and wow, what a week it was. Football aside, the week was also filled with some major gambling news. This week, CT sports betting clears a major hurdle, Caesars Entertainment sells off its UK William Hill business, and we provide some quick US sports betting updates. For even more coverage, be sure and follow @VisitPlayUSA | @reporternickg | @brantjames for all the latest insights. On the rewind: Connecticut sports betting gets federal approval Sports betting in Connecticut is full steam ahead. The US Department of the Interior approved a compact between the Mashantucket Pequots, Mohegan Tribe, and Connecticut. With the federal government stamp of approval, sports betting can proceed with its planned rollout. In a statement, Gov. Ned Lamont said sports wagering, including online betting, could be available in October. Sports betting will debut at Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mohegan Sun resorts , and additional locations operated by the Connecticut Lottery Corporation . Additionally, there will be three major operators in the state, Rush Street Interactive (state lottery), DraftKings (Mashantucket Pequot), and FanDuel (Mohegan Indians). The takeaway: Connecticut is expected to be a significant player in the Northeast gaming market. While it may not rival Pennsylvania right away, it will have a leg up on New York, which is still struggling to get its mobile sports betting operations up and running. VSiN inks deal with YouTube TV The Vegas Sports & Information Network (VSiN) will now be available on YouTube TV . As […]

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