You’ve got questions about Connecticut sports betting. We’ve got answers.
First up: Is sports betting legal in Connecticut?
Yes it is! Sports betting in Connecticut went live in October 2021.
Next question: What are the requirements to bet online in Connecticut?
There are two simple requirements you must meet to bet on sports online in Connecticut. First, you need to be 21 or older. Connecticut sportsbooks will confirm your age using specific details you provide when you sign up, including your date of birth, a photo ID, and your social security number. Second, you need to be located within Connecticut state lines when you place a bet. Note that you do not need to live in Connecticut to bet there. You can place a wager if you’re passing through or just visiting. Sportsbook apps will use geolocation technology to confirm you’re in the state.
Next up: Which sportsbooks can you bet at in Connecticut?
There are three sportsbooks live in Connecticut. Draftkings is partnered with Foxwoods Resort Casino. FanDuel is partnered with Mohegan Sun. SugarHouse (a brand run by BetRivers) is partnered with the Connecticut lottery. Those are the three sportsbooks you can use to place online bets on Connecticut.
And finally: what sports can you bet on in Connecticut?
The answer here is almost any sport, though there are a few expectations. Professional sports are available in droves at Connecticut sportsbooks. NFL, MLB, NHL, NBA, WNBA, PGA, MLS…the list goes on and on.
College sports are available in Connecticut, but you can’t bet on any in-state schools unless they’re playing in a bracketed event such as March Madness. We’ll cover this in more detail later on.
Now that you have the basics down, let’s dive deeper into Connecticut sports betting, how to place a bet, and more.