News 08-10-2021

You can now bet on Jai-Alai in Illinois

The Illinois sports betting industry expanded right at the end of September, but this time it had nothing to do with a new operator. Instead, one of the most popular names in Illinois added a new betting market that has both Florida and international flavors. Jai-Alai is now an available betting option in Illinois, but […]

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Fighting Illini basketball
News 21-05-2021

Decisions Still Coming For Illinois Gaming Industry

The Illinois sports betting industry has emerged as one of the biggest in the United States, but it could be even better. The Illinois Gaming Board oversees and regulates the industry, but it is the lawmakers in Illinois that set the rules. With this in mind, lawmakers have brought forward a number of new bills […]

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IL March betting handle
News 13-05-2021

Illinois Sports Betting Sets New Record

The March sports betting numbers have finally been revealed by the Illinois Gaming Board, and it was a record-setting month for the state. The 2021 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament helped the state shatter some previous records and pushed Illinois into the third-largest market in the US. March saw the total sports betting handle total climb all […]

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New Illinois casino
News 06-05-2021

Chicago Casino Plans Coming into Focus

When Illinois lawmakers approved a gaming expansion package back in 2019, one of the highlights of that bill was a new casino resort in Chicago. Other parts of that bill have already been established, but construction has yet to begin on the Windy City property. Things finally appear to be headed in the right direction, […]

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IL online casinos
News 30-04-2021

Online Casinos a Focus in Illinois

The Illinois sports betting industry continues to produce big handle and revenue numbers, and it has lawmakers looking to add new iGaming options. Illinois is also looking at the success that Michigan has had in launching online casinos, and most believe that it could do even better. There is currently a bill in the Rules […]

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