Sports Betting News

Penn Entertainment to Replace Two Illinois Riverboat Casinos With Land-Based Casinos

October 12, 2022 | By: Corey Roepken

Penn Entertainment announced its plans to replace riverboat casinos in both Aurora and Joliet, Illinois with new land-based facilities.  Construction of both new developments is expected to begin in late 2023 but is subject to regulatory approval. Hollywood Casino Aurora was opened in 1993 and has been under Penn Entertainment’s ownership since 2003. Hollywood Casino Joliet […]

Hard Rock Breaks Ground on New Casino in Rockford

September 30, 2022 | By: Stephanie Wood

On Wednesday, Sept. 28, the groundbreaking ceremony for the new Hard Rock Rockford Casino and Hotel took place in Illinois. After a year of operating a temporary Rockford Casino, this marks the start of the construction of a permanent casino. In an interview with 13 WREX, Hard Rock Casino Rockford President Geno Iafrate explained that […]

Could Illinois Online Casinos Be Coming in the Near Future?

September 27, 2022 | By: Cody Kutzer

While online sports betting expansion has made major strides since the Supreme Court struck down the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA) in 2018, online casinos have not grown at the same rate. At this time, Illinois online casinos are not legal. According to executives at a recent East Coast Gaming Congress conference, however, […]

Lions vs. Vikings Odds & Props: WRs to Hit on Over Bets

September 22, 2022 | By: Cyrus Eshaghoff

It’s been a while since the Detroit Lions looked formidable, particularly on offense. They’re 1-1 entering Week 3, but Lions fans are extremely impressed with this much-improved offense. They travel to Minnesota on Sunday, Sept. 25, to face the 1-1 Vikings in an NFC North duel. There are a ton of players capable of racking […]