Illinois Betting News

The DrafKings location at Wrigley Field has opened without an Illinois sports betting license.

DraftKings Sportsbook at Wrigley Field Does Not Have Illinois Sports Betting License

Article posted on Thursday 29 June - 08:20 EDT

We are now more than one year removed from sports betting in Illinois officially going live. During that time, the market has continued maturing. Revenue has been impressive. The process […]

Fanatics Hoping to Join Illinois Sports Betting Market in Time for 2023 NFL Season 

Article posted on Thursday 25 May - 07:34 EDT

The Fanatics company is hoping to join the Illinois sports betting market before the 2023 NFL season.
A new operator is set to join the¬†Illinois sports betting market. After agreeing to buy PointsBet's United States operations earlier this month, Fanatics sportsbook is scheduled to become the newest […]

Chicago Moves to Lift Restrictions on Sports Betting 

Article posted on Friday 23 July - 05:26 EDT

Chicago Moves to Lift Restrictions on Sports Betting

Legal sports betting continues to get implemented in higher volume around the United States. One of the first places to join the fray was Illinois, which moved to green light wagering all the way back in 2019. But as of mid-2021, the legalization of sports betting across the larger state has not yet applied to Chicago. Could that soon change? Let's find out.


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