About the Author

Geoff Fisk

Geoff Fisk is a San Diego-based freelance writer, specializing in the poker and gambling industries. He’s written for numerous platforms and has traveled the globe as a live poker tournament reporter. Geoff’s interests include the legal online poker industry in the U.S. and abroad.

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October 21, 2020 | By: Geoff Fisk

The Illinois online sports betting market welcomed a new major player with the Sept. 12 launch of PointsBet. Now available to bettors in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, and New Jersey, PointsBet offers a comprehensive betting menu and its one-of-a-kind “PointsBetting” wager style to the US market. PointsBet also brings a trio of welcome bonuses for new […]

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 […]

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 […]

Illinois Gov. Reinstates Mandatory In-Person Registration For Online Sportsbooks

July 29, 2020 | By: Geoff Fisk

Illinois sports bettors must once again make an in-person visit to a casino to register for an online sports betting account. Gov. J.B. Pritzker previously suspended the Illinois in-person registration requirement, doing so as part of a Gubernatorial Disaster Proclamations Executive Order on June 4. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and with Illinois’ retail […]