JB Pritzker

20th December 2019

Illinois launches sports betting licensing process

The Illinois Gaming Board has issued emergency rules to kick off the first phase of the state’s sports betting licensing process.  The emergency rules issued…

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…

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…

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…

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.…