Is It Legal To Bet In Connecticut?

NO! Sports betting - either in-person or online - has not yet been legalized by the State.

When Will It Be Legal To Bet In Connecticut?

While sports betting in Connecticut remains illegal it appears as though that could change by the end of 2021.

An agreement between State officials and the Mohegan Tribe is expected to be rubber-stamped this year and that would allow the Mohegan Sun casino to offer sports betting.

Also, the Connecticut Lottery could have the opportunity to open up multiple retail betting sites while also offering online betting.

Can I Bet In Other States While It Is Banned In Connecticut?

Most States that allow in-person and online gambling do not require you to be a resident in order to place a bet. However, you must register and place your bets within State lines, and you must also be aged 21 or older.

At present two of Connecticut’s neighboring States has legalized online sports betting in either an in-person or online form – New York and Rhode Island.

For the latest rules & regulations for betting in any of those States please click on the links below:

Connecticut Betting FAQs

Can I bet legally in Connecticut?

No. However, it appears likely that it could legalized in late 2021.

How old do I have to be to bet in Connecticut?

Betting in Connecticut is not yet legal, but to bet in legalized States you must be 21 or older.

Is online sports betting available in Connecticut?

No. Online sports betting remains illegal in the State.

What can I do if I feel I have a betting addiction?

You can call the National Council of Problem Gambling helpline at 1-800-522-4700 or text 1-800-522-4700. You can also live chat at

Can I bet legally in other States?

Check out our State-by-State guide to betting in the United States of America by clicking on the link.

Where can I learn more about Connecticut betting laws?

Visit the official website for the Connecticut State Government for more information on Connecticut betting laws.