Gambling License Connecticut

Gambling License Connecticut

The fight for the legalization of online gambling has been ongoing for some time. presently, all forms of online gambling are yet to be legalized. However, the future seems bright. With growing pressure coming from the states casino lobby, the legalization may arrive before the end of 2020.

Online gambling - Connecticut

Corporate tax: 9%

Gambling tax: 6,7%

Who manages E-Gambling in Connecticut?

All gaming in the state with the exception of the state lottery is regulated by the Gaming Division of the Department of Consumer Protection.


Connecticut’s emergence as a gambling haven is relatively recent, but the state’s history with gambling goes back hundreds of years.  Lotteries were a popular form for raising funds for public projects during the state’s early days.  In the 1900s, Connecticut embarked on a slow but steady gambling expansion focused primarily around charitable gambling for the first half of the century. The lottery officially returned to Connecticut in 1972.

Is Online Gambling legal in Connecticut?

Today the state does not permit,license or regulate online gambling. All forms of online gambling excluding sweepstakes,are illegal. The use of out of state or foreign websites is also illegal when used from within Connecticut

While no state-licenses Connecticut gambling online site exists, there are literally thousands of online slots and casino websites for Connecticut residents to choose from. While none call Connecticut home in terms of headquarters, many of the online casinos for Connecticut residents are based on Native reserves, much like Foxwoods and Mohegan.

Anti-Money Laundering Policy:

All operators must comply with AML legislation in force.

Contact Details:

Department of Consumer Protection Act

Michael Elliott , Director

License Services Division

165 Capitol Avenue

Hartford, CT 06106

(860) 713-6000

FAX: (860) 713-7229

Email: dcp.licenseservices@ct.go

Online casinos licensed in Connecticut:





Lucky Red

Club World

Bovada Review

Aladdin’s Gold

Las Vegas USA

Bovada Poker


For more information on online gambling in the US, please see our Gambling license USA article.