Connecticut

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Operator/supplier deals

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Online/land-based partnerships

Mohegan Sun and Foxwoods have a number of online deals in New Jersey, but none in Connecticut.

 

Licensing deals

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Marketing deals

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Sports teams/franchises

There are no major league teams in Connecticut.

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State population

3.6 million

 

Revenue

 

Online/offline revenue split

0/100

 

Amounts wagered

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Number of customers

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Total number of betting premises

Two tribal casinos.

 

Stake tax take

$624m in 2017

What type of licenses are available?

Just DFS currently.

 

How many skins are permitted per license?

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How do you apply for a license?

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

 

What are the integrity fees?

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What is the current tax rate?

10.5% for DFS.

 

Is there a self-exclusion register in the state?

No

Is sports betting regulated or unregulated? 

Unregulated

There is strong political will to push legal sports betting sooner rather than later. A bill was introduced earlier this year, but has been held up by disputes, particularly involving tribes. However, the legislature is open to holding a special session on the topic to accelerate the process.

 

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: William Ryan

william.ryan@ct.gov

 

Is sports betting permitted online?

No. And it is unlikely that any sports betting regulation will include an online component.

 

Is there any specific legislation for daily fantasy sports?

Yes. DFS was regulated in 2017. Operators must pay 10.5 percent tax on revenues.