CT Governor throws support behind legal betting and igaming

first_imgLamont pledged to continue to leverage these relationships as part of Connecticut’s recovery from the pandemic. Giving his State of the State address yesterday (6 January), Lamont said 2020 had been one of the “most challenging and humbling” years of his life, due to the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.  Regulation 7th January 2021 | By Robin Harrison Read the full story on iGB North America. This, he said, had prompted the state to work closely with neighbours such as Rhode Island, Massachusetts, New Jersey and New York to coordinate their response to the crisis.  Tags: Ned Lamont His pledge to expand the state’s gambling market comes amid reports that Governor Andrew Cuomo is preparing to relax his stance against mobile wagering in neighbouring New York.  Subscribe to the iGaming newsletter “Sports betting, internet gaming, and legalized marijuana are happening all around us,” Lamont added. “Let’s not surrender these opportunities to out-of-state markets or even worse, underground markets.” Email Address Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont has followed his New York counterpart Andrew Cuomo in voicing his support for legal sports betting and online gambling. Topics: Casino & games Legal & compliance Sports betting Land-based casino Online casino Tribal gaming Regulation Online sports betting Retail sports betting Regions: US Connecticut AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitter He said Connecticut would work with its neighboring states and tribal partners on a path forward to “modernize gaming”, as well as working in the legislature to legalize marijuana.  CT Governor throws support behind legal betting and igaminglast_img

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