Home Tags Fanduel
More than 130 games have been approved by the Department of Consumer Protection for both the FanDuel and DraftKings apps.
Not only does it own the Mohegan Sun Arena, where WNBA games are played, it also owns the Connecticut Sun team, whose home court is the arena.
“Modernizing our gaming industry will help protect and create Connecticut jobs, and it will generate tax revenues to the benefit of both state and local municipal budgets, as well as our tribe’s member,” said James Gessner Jr., chairman of the Mohegan Tribal Council, which operates Mohegan Sun.
Offerings at the state’s tribal casinos are still dependent on approval from the U.S. Department of Interior.
As the Covid-19 pandemic triggered a return to old hobbies or gave people a reason to pick up new ones, industries such as sports...
“We have some incredible plans for the retail space at Mohegan Sun, with the potential to be the largest FanDuel sportsbook in the United States,” said Amy Howe, president of FanDuel Group.
“This short-term step allows for the continuation of fantasy sports in Connecticut as we continue to move forward to modernize our gaming landscape in Connecticut,” Gov. Ned Lamont said.
Sportech, which operates Bobby V's in Stamford, believes that "courts will hold that this bill violates the equal protection clauses of the United States and Connecticut Constitutions, and the emoluments clause of the state Constitution."
With no agreement in sight, both sides have taken action against one another, one in attempt to ensure its future in New York, the other to ensure its demise in the Empire State.