Illinois Punters May Be Able to Bet During March Madness

Illinois Punters May Be Able to Bet During March Madness

Speaking during his budget address, Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker said that the state’s betting infrastructure could be up and running for March Madness. Illinois ready to take the Big Dance head on Gov. Pritzker said that the sports betting sector “appears to be on track and will be up and running in time for March … Read moreIllinois Punters May Be Able to Bet During March Madness

Illinois Sportsbooks Increasing Staff Capacity to Accommodate Sports Betting

Illinois Sportsbooks Increasing Staff Capacity to Accommodate Sports Betting

Casinos in Illinois are getting ready to launch sportsbooks for which they are beefing up their staff to ensure that the newly legal industry gets ready for launch. Sports betting gets a boost The state of Illinois’ sports betting legalization is one of the most highly anticipated markets in the US. While states like New … Read moreIllinois Sportsbooks Increasing Staff Capacity to Accommodate Sports Betting

Illinois Starts Accepting Applications for Sports Betting Licenses

Illinois Starts Accepting Applications for Sports Betting Licenses

The highly anticipated sports betting licensing process has finally started in the state of Illinois. The state Gaming Board recently released emergency sports betting rules and is expected to receive its first batch of applications in the weeks to come. What to expect in Illinois? After the board released its emergency sports betting rules, the … Read moreIllinois Starts Accepting Applications for Sports Betting Licenses

Illinois Gears Up for Sports Betting as Addiction Worries Grow

Illinois Gears Up for Sports Betting as Addiction Worries Grow

The state of Illinois is getting ready for its biggest outing in the gambling sector to date with sports betting offerings. However, some experts believe that betting on mobile could cause addiction issues in the state as well. Bettor shares his story Sports betting enthusiast Brian Benge, living in Iowa City, loves to wager on … Read moreIllinois Gears Up for Sports Betting as Addiction Worries Grow

Is Illinois Missing An Opportunity by Not Legalizing Gambling?

Is Illinois Missing An Opportunity by Not Legalizing Gambling?

Illinois is one of the few US states that haven’t ostracized gambling altogether. It has always adopted a relatively open approach to gambling. Ironically, the state has never given rise to a fully legalized and regulated gambling industry. Could the democrats change fate? Last November, the state elected a Democratic governor, J.B. Pritzker with a … Read moreIs Illinois Missing An Opportunity by Not Legalizing Gambling?