Sports Betting News

Indiana Sportsbooks Post Record Numbers In August

September 16, 2020 | By: Geoff Fisk

The return of the NBA and Major League Baseball bolstered Indiana sportsbooks to all-time revenue highs in August as the market turned a year old. Numbers released by the Indiana Gaming Commission showed just over $9.83 million in adjusted gross revenue, and $169 million in betting handle for August. Both of those figures represent all-time […]

William Hill Launches Sports Betting App in Illinois

September 15, 2020 | By: Cole Rush

William Hill is officially the fifth online sportsbook in Illinois. The platform launched today, Sept. 15. William Hill is partnered with the Grand Victoria Casino in Elgin. The company also operates Grand Victoria’s retail sportsbook.  The launch rounds out the Illinois betting market to include five operators. Aside from William Hill, four other Illinois online […]

PointsBet Is Live In Illinois: What To Know And How To Sign Up

September 14, 2020 | By: Cole Rush

PointsBet has launched mobile and online sports betting in Illinois. This marks the fourth online sportsbook to go live in the Prairie State, following BetRivers, DraftKings, and FanDuel. Hawthorne Race Course in Stickney, Illinois is the operator’s land-based partner. PointsBet Illinois also plans to open three off-track betting facilities in Prospect Heights, Oakbrook Terrace, and […]

10 of Chicago’s Best Sports Bars

September 8, 2020 | By: Cole Rush

Chicago is one of the most sports-crazed cities in the Midwest, and for good reason. The Second City (a name that comes from its reconstruction after the Chicago Fire of 1871 and not from playing second fiddle to New York), hosts a whole slew of pro teams. The Chicago Bulls, Bears, Blackhawks, Cubs, and White […]

DraftKings Stealing The Hearts Of Cubs, Bulls Fans With New Partnerships

September 4, 2020 | By: Amber Hoffman

DraftKings Illinois is already making a splash with Chicago sports fans. DraftKings has announced an agreement with the Chicago Cubs to open an on-site sportsbook at the famed Wrigley Field. For Bulls fans, the sportsbook operator announced a partnership with famed Chicago Bull Michael Jordan. What does this mean for Chicago bettors? DraftKings Partnership With […]