Illinois

9th September 2019

SG and Caesars prepare for IL and NC after IN launch

Scientific Games and Caesars Entertainment are preparing to take their partnership into North Carolina and Illinois, following the latest roll-out in Indiana. Legal sports betting went…

29th August 2019

State of the Union: IL, NJ, FL, WV and more

This week’s State of the Union, in partnership with Segev LLP, covers developments in Illinois, New Jersey, West Virginia, Florida and more. Illinois Gaming Board…

28th August 2019

Illinois Gaming Board launches sports betting consultation

The Illinois Gaming Board has launched a public consultation to gain input from the public, the gambling industry and other stakeholders about proposed sports wagering…

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…

5th July 2019

State of the Union: California, Illinois and more

This week’s State of the Union, in partnership with Segev LLP, covers Illinois Governor signing a wide-ranging gaming expansion bill into law, as well as…

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…

14th June 2019

Australia’s PointsBet targets US expansion following ASX listing

Australian online sports betting operator PointsBet has raised AUS$75m (US$51.6m) after listing its shares on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX). PointsBet began trading this week…

3rd June 2019

Illinois sports betting bill clears legislature after last minute push

The Illinois House and Senate have both voted through a wide-ranging gambling expansion bill, which includes measures to legalize sports betting in the US state.…

Illinois sports betting bill clears legislature after last minute push

30th May 2019

State of the Union: Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Colorado and more

This week’s State of the Union, in partnership with Segev LLP, sees Tennessee and Colorado pass sports betting bills, while online wagering is coming to…

29th May 2019

Illinois lawmakers to make final play for legal sports betting

Lawmakers in Illinois are planning to attach sports betting language to a Senate bill in a last-ditch attempt to push through regulations before the state’s…

Illinois lawmakers to make final play for legal sports betting