MASHANTUCKET, CT – The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation announced that retail sports betting has begun at Foxwoods Resort Casino. Players are now able to place bets at the temporary sportsbook at Foxwoods – located at the Ultimate Race Book in Rainmaker Casino – in addition to betting kiosks located across the resort. Statewide, off-reservation online sports betting and iGaming is expected to launch in early October pending regulatory approvals.
The sportsbook at Foxwoods gives players the opportunity to place wagers on a variety of betting markets across professional and collegiate sports via kiosks and in-person. In the coming weeks, the opening of their permanent retail sportsbook, currently in the final stages of construction, will be announced.
“Today we celebrate a new era for our Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation, sports fans, Foxwoods guests and Connecticut residents,” said Rodney Butler, Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Chairman. “We thank Governor Lamont and his administration, regulators, and the many lawmakers who helped pave the way for legal sports betting and expanded gaming in the state. With NFL season in full force, it’s game on, and we look forward to a successful launch.”