The sports gambling wave is sweeping the country, and come Thursday, there will be a new state where you can legally place bets.
Welcome to the party, Connecticut, as per a release, Foxwoods casino, in conjunction with DraftKings will be opening up a sportsbook at the massive, sprawling casino in the eastern part of the state.
Per a release, you won't be able to bet on apps in the state until early next month, but still this is big news for recreational bettors in the state. Here are more details
MASHANTUCKET, Conn. and BOSTON, Sept. 29, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and DraftKings Inc. (Nasdaq: DKNG) today announce retail sports betting in Connecticut will begin on September 30 at Foxwoods Resort Casino. Players will be able to place bets at the temporary DraftKings Sportsbook at Foxwoods – located at the Ultimate Race Book in Rainmaker Casino – in addition to betting kiosks located across the resort. Statewide, off-reservation online sports betting and iGaming is expected to launch in early October pending regulatory approvals.
The DraftKings Sportsbook at Foxwoods gives players the opportunity to place wagers on a variety of betting markets across professional and collegiate sports via kiosks and in-person. In the coming weeks, DraftKings and Foxwoods will announce the opening of their permanent retail sportsbook, currently in the final stages of construction.
Put simply, sports gambling is exploding, as according to the release, over 42 million people are expected to place a bet on pro football at some point this year. Connecticut now joins a bunch of states that have already legalized, including Nevada, Pennsylvania, Michigan, West Virginia, Iowa, Virginia, Tennessee, Indiana and others.
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If you or someone you know has a gambling problem, crisis counseling and referral services can be accessed by calling 1-800-GAMBLER (1-800-426-2537) (IL).
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