Illinois

10th September 2021

Illinois records month-on-month revenue decrease as handle falls

The state of Illinois has recorded sports betting revenue of $37.6m for July, representing a 20.8% decrease from June’s total.  Overall handle collected in July…

9th August 2021

Illinois sets December deadline for online-only sports betting licenses

The Illinois Gaming Board has set a deadline of December 3 this year for applications for three additional online-only sports betting operator licenses in the…

6th August 2021

Illinois sports betting handle continues to fall in June, but revenue grows

The Illinois Gaming Board  has reported a continued drop in sports betting handle for the third consecutive month in June, while revenue grew. Handle came…

7th July 2021

Illinois sports betting revenue and handle down again in May

The Illinois Gaming Board reported a month-on-month decline in sports betting revenue and handle for the second consecutive month in May. Adjusted gaming revenue from…

15th June 2021

Bally’s completes acquisition of Jumer’s in Illinois

Bally’s Corporation has completed its acquisition of Jumer’s Casino & Hotel in Illinois from Delaware North Companies Gaming & Entertainment for $120m. The deal was…

11th June 2021

Illinois betting revenue dips slightly in April despite retail improvement

Sports betting revenue in the state of Illinois dipped 1.2% month-on-month to $43.6m in April, as handle declined by 14.4%. The $43.6m in revenue came…

12th May 2021

New Senate bill calls for report into potential Illinois online casino revenue

A bill calling for a report into the estimated revenue generated from legal online casino gaming within Illinois has been filed to the state’s Senate. …

11th May 2021

Illinois betting handle smashes records again in March

Sports wagering revenue in Illinois grew 25.1% month-on-month to $44.3m in March, while handle hit a record high of $627.6m, up 23.1%. FanDuel remained on…

22nd April 2021

Go (Mid)west: Illinois’ next frontier

Less than a year after the launch of sports betting, Illinois lawmakers are looking to shepherd an online casino bill through the state legislature. Cole…

15th April 2021

State of the Union: New York, Bally’s, NFL and more

This week’s State of the Union, in partnership with Segev LLP, covers anticipation for legal mobile sports betting in New York, Bally’s Q1 results ahead…

12th April 2021

Illinois sports betting revenue dips for the first time in February

Illinois’s sports betting market experienced its first month-on-month decline in February, with the state’s Gaming Board reporting a fall in both revenue and handle. Adjusted…

8th April 2021

State of the Union: New York, Flutter, Wyoming and more

This week’s State of the Union, in partnership with Segev LLP, includes plans to legalize mobile betting in New York – albeit with a controversial…

6th April 2021

Illinois in-person registration requirement returns

In-person registration has been re-introduced in the state of Illinois after Executive Order 2020-41, which suspended Illinois’ in-person registration requirement, expired at midnight on 3 April.…

30th March 2021

theScore secures Illinois market access with Caesars deal

Canada-based betting operator theScore has agreed a deal with Caesars Entertainment that will allow it to access the Illinois online betting market through Harrah’s Joliet…