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  • Judge dismisses former lottery chair's defamation lawsuit January 12, 2021 7:50 pm The Washington Times STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) - A Connecticut judge has dismissed a defamation lawsuit filed by the former state lottery chair against fellow lottery officials over what he called lies they told others about his conduct, including claims he took bribes. Judge …
  • Lamont says he wants to 'modernize' gaming in the state, offers no details January 6, 2021 6:42 pm The Day Hartford — In a recorded State of the State address, Gov. Ned Lamont expressed support Wednesday for the legalization of sports betting and online gaming, saying he looks forward to working with the state’s two casino-owning tribes “to modernize gaming in …
  • Connecticut tribes shelve JV casino, smoothing path for iGaming/betting December 9, 2020 11:09 pm Calvin Ayre Connecticut’s tribal gaming operators are shelving plans for a joint venture casino in East Windsor, which could help smooth the state’s path to legal sports betting.  On Wednesday, the Hartford Courant reported that the Mohegan and Mashantucket Pequot …
  • With Lamont bullish on gambling expansion, the odds improve December 9, 2020 1:57 pm The Connecticut Mirror Cloe Poisson :: CTMirror.org Mohegan Sun has retrofitted a few blackjack tables with Plexiglas barriers to protect dealers and gamblers during COVID. The last time Gov. Ned Lamont and the tribal owners of Connecticut’s two casinos tried to reach a deal on …
  • UPDATED: Mashantuckets, DraftKings announce sports-betting partnership December 8, 2020 1:23 am The Day Mashantucket — With the Connecticut legislature’s next session approaching, the Mashantucket Pequot Tribe announced Monday it has reached a deal with DraftKings, the Boston-based sports-betting operator, to provide online gaming and sports wagering at …
  • Mashantuckets, DraftKings announce sports-betting partnership December 7, 2020 5:41 pm The Day Mashantucket — With a new session of the Connecticut legislature approaching, the Mashantucket Pequot Tribe announced today it has reached a deal with DraftKings, the Boston-based sports-betting operator, in the event the state legalizes online gaming and …
  • Sportech Venues could get boost from sale involving parent company December 3, 2020 10:13 pm The Day Sportech Venues, the company licensed to operate Connecticut’s off-track betting locations and which seeks to provide sports wagering in the state, could benefit from the sale of one of its corporate parent’s other businesses, its president said Thursday. …
  • State's OTB operator selling Sports Haven in New Haven November 18, 2020 5:52 pm The Day Sportech PLC, the British parent company of Sportech Venues, which owns Connecticut’s off-track betting operations, is selling Sports Haven, which houses the New Haven “Winners” location and the company's North American headquarters. Ted Taylor, …
  • ‘The Lord answered my prayers’: Middletown man wins lottery September 3, 2020 11:23 pm Greenwich Time MIDDLETOWN — Town resident Kyron Holley hit the Fast Play jackpot this week, winning $124,000, according to the Connecticut Lottery. On Monday, Holley bought a Fast Play jumbo bucks progressive ticket for $5 at the Middletown Fuel Plus gas station. Four …
  • OP-ED | Gaming Exclusivity Is An Agreement Between Sovereign Equals August 29, 2020 6:33 am CT News Junkie - Connecticut In an op-ed published last week, Sportech, PLC blamed the Mashantucket and Mohegan tribes for “blocking” proposed legislation to legalize sports betting in Connecticut. That position ignores, of course, the fact that both tribes fully supported state …
  • Lottery returned $348 million to state in fiscal 2020, 2nd-highest total ever August 28, 2020 8:23 am The Day Despite the effects of the coronavirus pandemic, the Connecticut Lottery Corp. turned over $348 million to the state’s General Fund in the 2020 fiscal year that ended June 30, the second-highest contribution in its history, the agency announced Thursday. …
  • Online Lottery Market Analysis 2020 to 2025- by Key Companies, Comprehensive Analysis by Global Industry, Share, Size, Growth, Future Trend, Application, Growth and Regional Forecasts to 2025 August 27, 2020 6:38 pm MarketWatch The MarketWatch News Department was not involved in the creation of this content. Aug 27, 2020 (The Expresswire) -- Report on "Online Lottery Market" 2020-2025 mainly presents value, growth, volume and market share by players, by size, by product …
  • OTB operator says tribes are 'roadblock' in Connecticut sports-betting debate August 24, 2020 8:21 am The Day With another special legislative session on tap, Connecticut’s off-track betting operator has renewed its push for the legalization of sports betting, labeling the Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan tribes as the “roadblock” that’s kept state government from …
  • Frustrated Tribal Chairman Wonders “What Are We Waiting For Now?” July 31, 2020 7:42 pm CT News Junkie - Connecticut MASHANTUCKET, CT - Leaving $80 million on the table just hits Rodney Butler wrong on so many levels. But that is exactly what the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation chairman says state government is doing every year by balking at allowing his Foxwoods …
  • 3 southwest CT residents cash in $250,000 in lottery prizes July 15, 2020 6:30 pm CTPost - Connecticut Sales Associate Alisha Kling scans a CT Lottery ticket at the Food Bag Citgo gas station in Shelton, Conn., in this file photo. Sales Associate Alisha Kling scans a CT Lottery ticket at the Food Bag Citgo gas station in Shelton, Conn., in this file photo. …

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