The long-awaited moment has finally arrived. The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation, DraftKings and Foxwoods Resort Casino have gone live with iGaming and online sports betting in Connecticut. The launching has occurred after the successful completion of the seven-day trial period. The first $25 bet was placed on the LA Dodgers at -180 to win the game against the Atlanta Braves in an NLC game.
From now on, all customers who are at least 21 years old can place a variety of wagers and play multiple casino games. They include Roulette, Blackjack, slots and various other games from the rich portfolio. Players can use DraftKings and Foxwoods Casino and Sportsbook app on all their devices. DraftKings President and co-founder Matt Kalish and Rodney Butler, Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Chairman will be the main speakers during the press briefing. It is expected to officially launch iGaming and sports betting in Connecticut.
Responsible Gaming Obligation
DraftKings is an active promoter of responsible and regulated gambling, as well as a member of the AGA. American Gaming Association has an important public service campaign Have a Game Plan. Bet Responsibly. The goal of the campaign is to teach customers how to play responsibly, including setting a budget and staying within it. Another important criterion is certainly sticking only to regulated and legal operators.
Simultaneously, Foxwoods and Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation actively support the development of programs that raise awareness of gaming problems. Moreover, they work on addiction prevention by running the first self-exclusion program in the US. All the companies continue to do everything in their power to encourage responsible gaming through multiple initiatives and campaigns. The goal is to offer players a chance to have fun and make money within the legal framework.
Gaming Economy to Flourish in Connecticut
The launching of iGaming and sports betting across this US state is expected to bring about big things. Ned Lamont, State Governor, didn’t hide his excitement regarding the occasion. This is a thrilling moment for everyone involved, for they have been working hard for this to finally happen. Connecticut has already confirmed its leadership when it comes to gaming, and this new development will enable the economy to skyrocket. With its inhabitants wagering responsibly, the potential gain for the state is enormous.
Lamont himself was the one who placed the first legal sports bet in the history of the Constitution State. He has expressed his gratitude to the people of the Department of Consumer Protection for their vital contribution to the occasion. During the recent months, they have continuously made great efforts to make this possible. This milestone achievement is a collective endeavor, and everyone deserves great compliments for enduring this adventure successfully. It is worth mentioning that this accomplishment represents one of the fastest iGaming and sports betting incorporations in the US.