Chicago

24th January 2020

Illinois launches second phase of sports betting rules

The Illinois Gaming Board has released the phase two rules for sports betting, setting out the technical regulations and operating requirements for wagering in the…

2nd October 2019

Chicago sports teams call for greater sports betting exclusivity

Chicago’s five teams in the “Big Four” North American professional sports leagues called for greater enforcement of a proposed five-block exclusivity zone around stadia where…

13th August 2019

Feasibility study casts doubt on Chicago casino plans

None of the five potential sites for a casino in Chicago are “financially feasible” due to the current tax and fee structure in place in…

1st July 2019

Illinois Governor signs gaming expansion legislation into law

Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker has signed into law the far-reaching gaming expansion bill passed by the state legislature early in June, paving the way for…