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Is sports betting legal? 

Yes

House Bill 6451, an agreement between the state and gaming tribes including the Mohegan and Mashantucket Pequot tribes, passed in May 2021, with online sports betting going live in the state in October.

Regulator details

Connecticut State Department of Consumer Protection – Gaming Division

450 Columbus Boulevard, Suite 901

Hartford, Connecticut 06103-1840

860-713-6310

dcp.gaming@ct.gov

https://portal.ct.gov/DCP/Agency-Administration/Division-Home-Pages/Gaming-Division

Director: Peter Hsieh

Is sports betting permitted online?

Yes. However, sports betting is currently limited to the state’s Indian tribes and the Connecticut Lottery Corporation.

Is there any specific legislation for daily fantasy sports?

Yes. DFS was regulated in 2017. Operators must pay 10.5% tax on revenue.

What type of licenses are available?

Just DFS currently. All available sports betting licenses are currently taken up the Mohegan tribe, the Mashantucket Pequot Tribe and the Connecticut Lottery Corporation. No other licenses are available.

How do you apply for a license?

Licensing information available here: https://portal.ct.gov/DCP/Agency-Administration/Division-Home-Pages/Licenses

What is the current tax rate?

10.5% for DFS.

13.75% on sports betting revenue.

Is there a self-exclusion register in the state?

No.