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CT Lottery’s Sportsbook at Arooga’s to Host a UFC 289 Watch Party and Giveaway
CT Lottery’s Sportsbook at Arooga’s to Host a UFC 289 Watch Party and Giveaway

Shelton, CT / June 5, 2023 – Check out the exciting UFC 289 matches at the Connecticut Lottery Corporation’s new sportsbook at Arooga’s Grille House and Sports Bar in Shelton throughout the evening on Saturday, June 10th, for a chance to win.

Patrons are encouraged to stop by Arooga’s from Monday, June 5th, through Saturday, June 10th, to enter to win exciting prizes like a $250 Visa gift card or tickets to a suite at the June 20th Yard Goats game. Patrons who place a $10 bet or more at the retail sportsbook at Arooga’s can enter once per day through Saturday, with the giveaway drawings taking place on Monday, June 12, 2023. Food and drink specials are also available throughout the matches on Saturday night. 

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. 

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About the Connecticut Lottery Corporation 


The Connecticut Lottery Corporation (CLC) is a quasi-public state agency with the mission to generate revenue for Connecticut consistent with the highest standards of good public policy and social responsibility. In fiscal year 2022, players won more than $1 billion in prize money and retailers earned more than $84 million in commissions. At the same time, the CLC provided $402 million to support the valuable services and programs funded by the state’s General Fund including public health, libraries, public safety, education and more.  Since the Lottery began in 1972, its contributions to the General Fund have exceeded $11 billion.

The CLC reminds the public that Lottery purchasers must be 18 or older, and players must be at least 21 to place sports wagers. Help is available for problem gambling. Call 888-789-7777 or visit For information about the CT Lottery, stop by any CT Lottery retailer, visit CTLOTTERY.ORG, join us on Facebook (, Instagram (, Twitter (, or call (860) 713-2700.




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