Lottery News

“College Basketball Bonanza” giveaway promotion
CT Lottery’s Sportsbook at Arooga’s to Host a “College Basketball Bonanza” Giveaway

March 16, 2023 – Check out the opening rounds of the basketball tournaments at the Connecticut Lottery Corporation’s new sportsbook at Arooga’s Grille House and Sports Bar in Shelton for a chance to win during the “College Basketball Bonanza” giveaway promotion.

Patrons are encouraged to stop by Arooga’s from Thursday, March 16th, through Sunday, March 19th, to watch the thrilling opening rounds of tournament play and enter to win exciting prizes like flat screen TVs, Arooga’s gift cards, and Visa gift cards. Patrons who place a $10 bet or more at the retail sportsbook at Arooga’s can enter once per day, with drawings taking place on Saturday and Monday. Food and drink specials are also available throughout the tournaments. 

The Arooga’s location, previously announced as one of the Connecticut Lottery’s 15 authorized retail sports betting sites in the state, opened in February with a completely redesigned and fully immersive state-of-the-art sports experience space. The dedicated area includes a two-story video wall, dozens of televisions, multiple self-service kiosks and teller windows, full food and drink service, and more than 50 beers on tap making it the premier location to take in this year’s tournament play.

Arooga’s Grille House and Sports Bar is located at 387 Bridgeport Avenue in Shelton. 

No purchase or betting necessary for entry. Patrons must be 21 years of age or older to enter and do not need to be present at the drawings to win. Subject to terms and conditions available at Arooga’s Grille House and Sports Bar. Help is available for problem gambling. Call 888-789-7777 or visit



Sign up for text alertsFollow us on twitter