Illinois

Casino Queen
News 06-08-2020

DraftKings at Casino Queen Sportsbook Goes Live In Illinois

DraftKings get the green light to go live in Illinois Sports betting is up and running in Illinois, and DraftKings will become the second operator to launch a sports betting mobile app in the state through its DraftKings at Casino Queen Sportsbook app. DraftKings has been preparing for the launch today (6th August 2020) by […]

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Hawthorne Racecourse, Illinois
News 23-07-2020

Sportsbooks Poised to Enter Illinois

Sportsbooks are lining up to go live in Illinois with big operators ready to go live Things have been slow to move on the sports betting front in Illinois; however, things are now starting to move. The Illinois Gaming Board met last week and granted temporary sports betting licenses for three potential new operators to […]

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Chicago
News 15-06-2020

Illinois Gaming Board Grants Licenses

Seven Illinois Casinos are now set for Sports Betting after they get a master license approved Illinois has taken a leap forward towards launching mobile sports betting after the state’s Gaming Board granted master licenses for seven casinos. However, there is still nowhere for the Prairie State residents to place a wager on those sports […]

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Chicago, Illinois
News 09-06-2020

Sports Betting Rules set to Change in Illinois

Major changes have been announced in Illinois sports betting rules around registration Sports betting was legalized in Illinois during the summer of 2019, but the state has been slow to get the industry and up and running. The Prairie State officially legalized sports betting earlier this year; however, the Coronavirus pandemic caused all major sports […]

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Illinois
News 11-03-2020

Illinois Sports Betting Here For March Madness

Illinois has become the 15th state with legal sports betting after the first-ever wagers were made at the BetRivers Sportsbook. The retail sportsbook, which is located inside the Rivers Casino in Des Plaines. opened its doors for business at noon Monday, following an open ceremony which saw Chicago Blackhawks great Eddie Olczyk make the first […]

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PointsBets US expansion
News 02-03-2020

PointsBet Indiana Launch Imminent

PointsBet will go into its third state when it launches a mobile sportsbook in Indiana before March Madness. It’s a widely expected move as the Australian bookmaker was handed a temporary vendor license by the Indiana Gaming Commission (IGC) in January. Legal sports betting at retail locations in the Hoosier State began in September 2019, […]

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Rivers Casino, Des Plaines
News 22-02-2020

Illinois Sports Betting to launch for March Madness

Legal Sports Betting looks like it is finally on its way to Illinois, just in time for March Madness. The long wait for residents and visitors to the state of Illinois who want to place some bets on their favorite sports will be coming to an end soon, with sports betting set to be going […]

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PointsBet
News 10-02-2020

Chiefs’ Late Rally Caps Excellent Week For PointsBet

The U.S. fortunes of PointsBet continue on the rise, highlighted by a recent spate of good news for the Australia-based bookmaker. PointsBet, which has offices in Denver, Colorado, boasts a cutting-edge sports betting app (iOS and Android) which is both quick and easy to use, as bettors in New Jersey have discovered ever since the […]

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Legal sports betting is coming to Illinois
News 10-11-2019

Game On For Illinois Sports Betting

Legal sports betting is coming to Illinois, but all bets are off as to when exactly. From next month, state casinos, racetracks and large sports stadiums will be able to apply for sportsbook ‘master’ licenses at a cost of up to $10 million each; the first major development since Gov. J.B.Pritzker signed sports betting into […]

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