About the Author

Geoff Fisk

Geoff Fisk is a San Diego-based freelance writer, specializing in the poker and gambling industries. He’s written for numerous platforms and has traveled the globe as a live poker tournament reporter. Geoff’s interests include the legal online poker industry in the U.S. and abroad.

FanDuel Sportsbook IL Hits New Revenue High In May

July 12, 2021 | By: Geoff Fisk

FanDuel Sportsbook is emerging as the top mobile sports wagering choice for Illinois bettors. The FanDuel Sportsbook IL app generated more than $19.2 million in revenue in May, marking a new monthly high for FanDuel in the Land of Lincoln. Overall betting handle topped the half-billion mark for the fifth straight month, with Illinois continuing […]

Illinois Mobile Betting Handle Hits All-Time High In March

May 10, 2021 | By: Geoff Fisk

Will a month of record-setting mobile sports betting handle prompt Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker to reconsider his stance on the state’s in-person registration requirement? Illinois’ mobile sports betting apps generated $609 million in betting handle in March. The Land of Lincoln came in as the nation’s No. 2 online sports betting market in March (in […]

Illinois Mobile Sports Betting Revenue Dropped 29% In February

April 14, 2021 | By: Geoff Fisk

Since debuting the first online sportsbooks in June 2020, Illinois’ mobile wagering market experienced revenue gains in seven consecutive months. That streak of month-to-month increases came to an end in February, according to revenue reports from the Illinois Gaming Board. After setting an all-time high for the state in January, February’s mobile sports betting revenue […]

Illinois Online Sports Betting Handle Hit New High To End 2020

March 1, 2021 | By: Geoff Fisk

In its short time as a legal sports betting state, Illinois has emerged as one of the biggest sports wagering hubs in the US. December marked the biggest month yet for the Illinois sports betting market, with overall betting handle nearly hitting the $500 billion mark. COVID-19 closures forced land-based casinos to shutter in November, […]