Illinois sports betting

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
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
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