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DraftKings, FanDuel Pace Online Illinois Sports Betting Handle

Despite still suffering from the summer doldrums of the sports schedule, Illinois sports betting further established itself as a top market in June. Illinois bettors wagered $476.5 million during the month, down from $507.3 million in May. The total is the lowest amount bet in Illinois since November 2020. The state’s highest handle to date was $633.6 […] Read More
Posted on: August 5, 2021 | Sports Betting | Pat Evans
Illinois sports betting

Illinois Somehow Makes Sports Betting Law Worse With Latest In-Person Gaffe

Legislators appear to be doubling down on bad Illinois sports betting law that includes in-person requirements. The House passed SB 521 with a few amendments as the state’s legislature went into overtime Tuesday. One of those amendments sets up a trial run for betting on in-state colleges until July 2023. That sounds positive, right? It […] Read More
Posted on: June 1, 2021 | Regulation Sports Betting | Matthew Waters
Illinois sports betting

Illinois Sports Betting Limitations Discussed In House Committee Meeting

Multiple Illinois sports betting issues were discussed during a House Executive Committee meeting on Wednesday. The IL sports betting landscape could change this year, as wagering on in-state collegiate sports and eliminating in-person registration were among the proposals discussed during the meeting. Committee members briefly discussed nearly a dozen gaming proposals during the meeting. Other […] Read More
Posted on: April 28, 2021 | Regulation Sports Betting | Pat Evans
Illinois sports betting

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
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