Connecticut Gov. Lamont Signs Legislation To Legalize Sports Betting

Gov. Ned Lamont has signed legislation that would legalize sports wagering and online gambling in Connecticut.

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- A major step today for sports betting in Connecticut. Governor Ned Lamont signed legislation that would legalize sports wagering and online gambling. It's the last step needed before federal approval. The US Department of Interior now has to sign off on an amended gambling compact between Connecticut and the state's two tribal nations. Proponents are hopeful that sports betting will be legal by this fall.