Sports Betting News

Illinois Casinos Shut Down Indefinitely Due To Rising COVID-19 Numbers

November 23, 2020 | By: Geoff Fisk

Land-based casinos in Illinois are once again ceasing operations due to COVID-19 considerations. Gov. JB Pritzker’s latest round of pandemic-related restrictions went into effect Friday, Nov. 20, with casinos on the list of non-essential businesses required to shut down completely. The state’s ten retail casinos closed their doors at 11:01 pm Friday, with no timetable […]

Golden Nugget Online Gaming Plans To Enter Illinois Gambling Market

November 20, 2020 | By: Cole Rush

Golden Nugget Online Gaming (GNOG) announced a deal giving the company access to Illinois’ online gaming market. GNOG will launch sports betting in the Prairie State using its license, and it plans to launch iGaming if and when Illinois allows it.  The market access comes in the form of a definitive agreement with Danville Development, […]

Illinois Sports Betting Brings in $285M in September Handle; Surpasses Indiana

November 16, 2020 | By: Geoff Fisk

Illinois represents one of the fastest-growing sports betting markets in the US, and September marked a month of new highs in betting handle in the Land of Lincoln. Legal sportsbooks in Illinois produced $285.2 million in betting handle for September, more than doubling the August total of $139.6 million. The dawning of football season led […]

Illinois Mobile Sports Betting Registration Extended Through Dec. 12

November 13, 2020 | By: Chris Nesi

In a re-extension of an extension’s extension, Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s executive order from June temporarily waiving the in-person sportsbook registration requirement has been carried over once again, this time until Dec. 12. It’s the third consecutive month Pritzker has incrementally renewed the order allowing Illinois sports bettors to register for their accounts online, and it […]

PointsBet Promo Code – 3 Big Bonus Offers at PointsBet.com

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 […]