Sports Betting News

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 […]

A New Chicago Casino Is On The Way; City Issues RFP

April 26, 2021 | By: Travis Pulver

The City of Chicago has taken the first step towards getting a new casino-resort up and running by 2025. According to a recent announcement, the City has issued a request for proposals from parties interested in applying for the sole casino license in Chicago. When she made the announcement at a recent press conference, Chicago […]

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 […]

Another Month Of Online Sports Betting Registration For Illinois

March 8, 2021 | By: Cole Rush

Here’s a pithy saying for you: “Another month, another sports betting online registration extension from Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker.” Too wordy? Probably. But listen, it’s just the truth, and there’s not much of a story here beyond “For the seemingly billionth time, Pritzker extended sports betting online registration for Illinois bettors.” This time around, the […]