Mohegan Sun suspends WNBA bets over potential conflict of interest

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Rows of new sports betting kiosks at Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Conn., await gamblers on Thursday, Sept. 30, 2021.
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The Mohegan Sun casino announced Monday that it has suspended wagering on the WNBA after questions were raised over a potential conflict in taking bets on the Connecticut Sun, a team also owned by the Mohegan Tribe.

Mohegan Sun Casino in Uncastville, Connecticut.
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Connecticut residents worried about gambling addiction can now voluntarily exclude themselves from online sports betting and casino gaming — days before online sports betting launches in the state.

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New opportunities to wager on sporting events in New York are raising plenty of red flags, according to a group dedicated to increasing public awareness about problem gambling.

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Now that Connecticut has reached an agreement with the state’s two federally recognized Indigenous tribes, Governor Ned Lamont met with tribal leaders on Thursday to discuss the details for legalized sports betting and online gaming in the state.

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The state of Connecticut has reached a deal with its two federally-recognized Native American tribes to provide online gambling and sports gambling.