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Connecticut Attorney General's Opinions

  • Formal Opinion 2005-002 (Jan. 4, 2005). This is in response to the request for an opinion from your agency on the legality of devices known as "three button slot machines," and whether these devices fall within the definition of "video facsimile" as used in the agreements between the State of Connecticut and the Mashantucket Pequot Tribe and Mohegan Tribe.

  • Formal Opinion 2004-022 (Dec. 17, 2004). This is in response to your request for an opinion on the lawfulness of a proposed entertainment program at liquor permit premises involving the playing of poker for prizes. The proposal comes in the wake of recent announcements outlawing the betting on poker tournaments due to criminal laws against gambling.

  • Formal Opinion 2003-018 (Nov. 25, 2003). This is in response to your request for an opinion on certain issues concerning the repeal of the games of chance statutes.1 These statues, until they were repealed, allowed Las Vegas Nights charitable gambling in the state.

  • Formal Opinion 2003-011 (June 10, 2003). This is in response to your request for an opinion concerning the continuing legality of the use of merchandise prize wheels at bazaars in Connecticut in the wake of the repeal of the statutes authorizing Las Vegas Nights charitable gambling and the use of money wheels at bazaars.

  • Formal Opinion 2003-007 (May 8, 2003). We write to clarify our April 14, 2003 opinion concerning whether the Mashantucket Pequot Tribe (the "Tribe") could conduct Casino Night events at Foxwoods Casino ("Foxwoods") to benefit state charities.

 

Connecticut General Statutes

Selected Statutes:

Title 7 - Municipalities

 Chapter 98 - Municipal Powers (Charitable Games Statutes)

Title 12 - Taxation

 Chapter 226 - Division of Special Revenue and Gaming  

 Policy Board

 Chapter 226b - Disclosure Statements with Regard to Pari-

 mutuel Betting

 Chapter 226c - Administration of Tribal-State Compacts

 Chapter 229a - Connecticut Lottery Corporation

 

Title 42 - Business, Selling, Trading and Collection Practices

 Chapter 743n - Sweepstakes

 

Title 52 - Civil Actions

 Chapter 924 - Wagering Contracts

Title 53 - Crimes

 Chapter 946 - Offenses Against Public Policy

Title 53a - Penal Code

 Chapter 952 - Penal Code Offenses

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