Sports Betting News

Twin River To Acquire Jumer’s Casino & Hotel For $120 Million

October 2, 2020 | By: Cole Rush

Twin River Worldwide Holdings, Inc. (Twin River) has agreed to acquire Jumer’s Casino & Hotel in Rock Island, Ill. for $120 million in cash. Twin River is purchasing the property from Delaware North Companies Gaming & Entertainment, Inc., which has owned the casino since 2010. “Even in the current operating environment amid COVID-19, we advance […]

PointsBet Announces Partnership With the Chicago Bears

September 28, 2020 | By: Erich Richter

PointsBet Holdings Limited and the Chicago Bears have officially entered into a partnership that designated the sportsbook as the club’s first sports betting sponsor. The announcement had rippling effects across the industry as PointsBet Holding Limited (OTCMKTS: PBTHF) saw 7% gains during stock trading hours. PointsBet CEO Johnny Aitken expressed the excitement in working with […]

Chicago Bears At Atlanta Falcons Week 3 Betting Odds

September 25, 2020 | By: Erich Richter

Bears vs. Falcons: Week 3 Game Preview Mitch Trubisky and the Chicago Bears (2-0) take on the hot mess Atlanta Falcons (0-2). This game is the tale of the lucky vs the unlucky. The Bears have taken advantage of a soft schedule and surprisingly clutch play from Mitch Trubisky while the Falcons cannot hold a […]

Illinois Sportsbooks Bring In $52.5M In July Betting Handle

September 23, 2020 | By: Geoff Fisk

With MLB and the NBA back in action in July, Illinois sportsbooks finally gave a glimpse at the true potential of the state’s sports betting industry. Overall betting handle for July clocked in at over $52.5 million in Illinois. July marked the first month in which both retail and online sports betting were available to […]

Source: Illinois Gov. Extends Online Sports Betting Registration Through Oct. 17

September 18, 2020 | By: Amber Hoffman

Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s executive order suspending mandatory in-person registration at Illinois sportsbooks has been extended through Oct. 17, according to a sports betting industry insider. The order means Illinois sports bettors will be able to register for accounts online until at least that date. Gov. Pritzker today suspended the state's in-person registration requirement for online […]