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Last Hurrah For Illinois Sports Betting Market Before In-Person Rule Returns

Illinois sports betting continued its rise in February, recording more bets than Pennsylvania for the first time. Now the question becomes whether its sudden return to in-person signup will stunt that growth. Bettors in the state wagered $509.8 million in February, according to an Illinois Gaming Board report released Friday. That is more than Pennsylvania’s […] Read More
Posted on: April 9, 2021 | Sports Betting | Pat Evans
Illinois sports betting

Did Pritzker Just End Illinois Sports Betting Market’s Rise To The Top?

Gov. JB Pritzker’s pandemic-induced suspension of in-person registration for Illinois sports betting fueled massive growth in the past few months. Yet just as quickly as the market grew is how fast it might stall after his confusing decision today. It appears Pritzker did not renew his suspension of in-person signup for IL sports betting accounts. […] Read More
Posted on: April 2, 2021 | Regulation Sports Betting | Adam Candee
Indiana sports betting

Indiana Sports Betting Dips After Five Months of Record Handle

Indiana sports betting took a small dip in February. Followingfive consecutive record monthly handles, Indiana bettors wagered $273.9 million, according to a state report released Friday. That’s down from the $348.2 million bet in January. The wagers generated $17 million in adjusted gross operator revenue, down from January’s $29.3 million record. That represents about a […] Read More
Posted on: March 12, 2021 | Sports Betting | Pat Evans
Illinois sports betting

Illinois Sports Betting Handle Nears New Heights In January

Illinois sports betting reached another record in January with $581.6 million in wagers. Operators generated $49.4 million in revenue, for roughly an 8.5% hold. The state collecting $7.2 million in taxes, according to numbers released by the state Wednesday. The Illinois sports betting numbers all are up from December’s $491.7 million in bets and $23.9 million […] Read More
Posted on: March 10, 2021 | Sports Betting | Pat Evans
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