Hartford XL Center unveils plans for the first in-arena sportsbook in the northeast; 4,000 sq. ft. venue to open this Fall

Jan 7, 2022

Sports betting could come to Hartford’s XL Center this fall in a proposal that would carve out a drab section of the arena facing Ann Uccello Street and replace it with a venue tricked out for wagering, combined with a bar and a restaurant.

The venue could cost up to $4 million and would be open to both event ticket-holders and patrons walking in off the street. The sportsbook would include wagering kiosks and counters, boards displaying betting odds and a bank of televisions broadcasting sporting events, all with a view of the arena floor.

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