Bill would ban Connecticut colleges and universities from trying to get students to bet on sports

If you’re looking to place a bet on the Huskies, you may have a long drive ahead of you.

Like New York, Connecticut has followed New Jersey’s lead and has banned betting on in-state college teams. It is illegal to do so both online and in person.

Rep. Amy Morrin Bello (D-District 28) has proposed a bill that she said would prevent Connecticut colleges and universities from directly soliciting students to bet on sports. Companies and sites like Draft Kings and Fan Duel could still advertise on campus.

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