Sports Betting News

Hollywood Casino Opening A Pair Of Illinois Sportsbooks On Aug. 20

August 19, 2020 | By: Amber Hoffman

Make that sportsbook number five and six for Illinois, with Hollywood Casino launching two sportsbooks on Thursday, Aug. 20, powered by Kambi Group. The state’s newest sportsbooks will be open for business in Joliet and Aurora starting at 11 a.m. Like every casino nationwide, Hollywood Casino Joliet and Hollywood Casino Aurora were closed for several […]

Cubs See Cardinals COVID Cancellations And Brewers Disappointment 

August 17, 2020 | By: Amber Hoffman

It’s been a mixed week for the Cubbies early into an historic 2020 season. Their three-game series with St. Louis was postponed due to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak amongst Cardinals’ players. Three additional players tested positive bringing the total number of infected players and staff to 16. The rest of the week was a virtual […]

DraftKings Sportsbook Just Launched In Illinois: Here’s How You Can Sign Up

August 5, 2020 | By: Cole Rush

DraftKings has cemented its place in the Illinois sports betting market. The company launched online and retail sports betting in The Prairie State today in partnership with East St. Louis property Casino Queen. DraftKings is the second provider to launch online sports betting in the state, following BetRivers.  Jason Robins, DraftKings Co-Founder, Charman and CEO, […]