Governor Lamont Applauds Home Approval of Laws Allowing Sports activities Wagering in Connecticut
(HARTFORD, CT) – Governor Ned Lamont is applauding the Connecticut Home of Representatives for his or her bipartisan vote tonight approving laws that may replace the state’s gaming compact with the Mohegan Tribe and Mashantucket Pequot Tribe to allow sports activities wagering in Connecticut beneath an settlement that was reached by the Lamont administration.
“I wish to thank the Connecticut Home of Representatives for the cautious consideration and bipartisan passage of laws that may deliver Connecticut’s gaming, lottery, and sports activities betting market into the longer term, positioning our state as a frontrunner,” Governor Lamont stated. “I additionally wish to specific my appreciation to the co-chairs of the Public Security Committee, together with State Consultant Maria Horn, for his or her partnership as they labored with members of my administration to draft and transfer this laws by means of the method. I stay up for this measure’s swift passage within the Senate so we are able to begin the federal technique of making certain this laws and settlement is allowed.”
The laws is House Bill 6451, An Act Regarding Gaming Agreements With the Mashantucket Pequot Tribe and the Mohegan Tribe of Indians of Connecticut.
It would subsequent be transmitted to the Connecticut State Senate, the place it should obtain an affirmative vote earlier than the governor can signal it into legislation.