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The Week In Sports Betting News: Making A Big Mess Even Bigger And Messier

Happy Monday, everyone. Major sports are back with MLB‘s return last week, but sports betting enthusiasts are waiting impatiently to see what the news of a coronavirus outbreak in the Miami Marlins‘ clubhouse will mean for the season. Last week included a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing featuring some out-of-touch takes on sports betting. Hear more […] Read More
Posted on: July 27, 2020 | Regulation Sports Betting | Matthew Waters
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Springfield Shocker: Illinois Sports Betting Remote Registration Ends Today

Governor J.B. Pritzker abruptly rescinded remote registration for mobile Illinois sports betting accounts as of tomorrow, effectively ending DraftKings‘ plans to launch its app in the state for now. Pritzker issued Friday a new Gubernatorial Disaster Proclamation and he will no longer suspend the state’s in-person registration requirement. He reissued a number of executive orders […] Read More
Posted on: July 26, 2020 | Regulation Sports Betting | Adam Candee
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FanDuel, DraftKings Licenses Make Illinois Sports Betting Land Of Thinkin’

The buzz around mobile Illinois sports betting reaches new volume this week as FanDuel and DraftKings receive their temporary permits. The Illinois Gaming Board website shows that both companies are now licensed for sports betting as of Friday. Could the approvals mean launch is imminent for FanDuel and DraftKings apps under newly loosened signup regulations? […] Read More
Posted on: July 20, 2020 | Regulation Sports Betting | Adam Candee
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Mobile Still On Hold As Illinois Sports Betting Licenses Issued

Seven casinos received master licenses Thursday to run Illinois sports betting operations, but mobile wagering remains on hold. The Illinois Gaming Board approved the master licenses just days after Gov. J.B. Pritzker issued an executive order that could expedite mobile IL sports betting. The order suspended the in-person registration requirement put in place last year […] Read More
Posted on: June 11, 2020 | Regulation Sports Betting | Adam Candee
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