gambling

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Connecticut House Majority Leader Matthew Ritter says state lawmakers have been anticipating that the U.S. Supreme Court would strike down a federal law barring sports gambling, as it did on Monday.

The Hartford Democrat says lawmakers have been working on a bill that would create a statewide structure for sports betting.

“There is a revenue potential for the state. And so I think we want to look at these options and make sure that Connecticut is a leader in promulgating responsible yet revenue-producing sports gaming.” 

Jessica Hill / AP

The Connecticut legislature’s Public Safety Committee will hear testimony Thursday morning about a bill to allow more casinos in the state.

Jessica Hill / AP

Mohegan Sun has signed a three-year deal to partner with Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport, Connecticut, to work together on concerts, sporting events and sponsorships.

Jessica Hill / AP

Connecticut Senate Majority Leader Bob Duff says he’s against a proposal to build an MGM Resorts casino in Bridgeport.

Gene J. Puskar / AP

The Village of Islandia on Long Island has introduced a bill allowing gaming facilities in the Village’s commercial and industrial district. This comes after a court ruled the Village acted improperly when it approved an OTB casino at Jake’s 58 Hotel last year. Critics say the Village is trying to get around the ruling.

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