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Gov. Malloy Statement on U.S. Supreme Court Ruling Regarding Sports Betting

(HARTFORD, CT) – Governor Dannel P. Malloy released the following statement regarding the ruling issued today by the United States Supreme Court on sports betting:

“My administration continues to review and digest the Supreme Court decision overturning the 1992 Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act. In the coming days, I plan to deliberate with legislative leadership regarding the impact of this decision on the state. As of today, I am prepared to call the General Assembly into special session to consider legalizing sports betting in Connecticut. It is incumbent on us to consider the question of legalized sports betting in a thoughtful way that ensures our approach is responsible, smart, and fully realizes the economic potential that this opportunity provides.”

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