PointsBet Hawthorne Race Course
News 01-10-2020

PointsBet Hawthorne Race Course Sportsbook

PointsBet & Hawthorne Race Couse open brand new Sportsbook close to Chicago Global gambling operator PointsBet has teamed up with Hawthorne Race Course to officially open the newest retail sportsbook in Illinois. The new retail sportsbook is also the closest in-person sports betting location to Chicago. Hawthorne’s sportsbook is the first of four sports betting […]

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Chicago Bears PointsBet deal
News 28-09-2020

Chicago Bears PointsBet

Chicago Bears announce a partnership with PointsBet The Chicago Bears have announced that they have reached an agreement with global sportsbook operator PointsBet, which will see the operator become their first official sports betting partner. PointsBet recently launched its gambling platform in Illinois, and this agreement will strengthen its presence in the state. This news […]

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PointsBet Illinois
News 14-09-2020

PointsBet Launch Sports Betting Platform in Illinois

PointsBet Sportsbook is now officially live in Illinois PointsBet has become the fourth operator to go live with online sports betting in Illinois, launching through its partnership with Hawthorne Racecourse. The Australian based operator has launched an online sportsbook and mobile app in the Prairie State. The news was announced following the first NFL fixture […]

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Unibet Penn National Gaming
News 10-09-2020

Kindred Group To Expand Footprint with Ohio & Illinois

Unibet Gain Ohio & Illinois market access through Kindred group deal Sports betting operator Unibet and parent company Kindred Group have further expanded their US footprint, after revealing this week that they have gained entry into the Ohio and Illinois markets. Kindred Group and Unibet have agreed on a deal with Penn National Gaming, which […]

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DraftKings Illinois registration
News 11-08-2020

DraftKings Customers in Illinois Sign up in Parking Lot

DraftKings Illinois mobile customers have been creating an account from the Casino parking lot The DraftKings Sportsbook is now live in Illinois; however, the expectation was it would be slow to get off the ground initially due to registration requirements in the state. The Prairie state requires customers to visit a physical casino in order […]

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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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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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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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